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Prior to today’s hearing on President Obama’s anti-conscience mandate pro-religious liberty politicians spoke out on the liberty crushing mandate. Hill staff helped to compile a lot of what they have been busy with: In addition to the Member video clips below, groups may be interested this press conference hosted by Rep. Diane Black (…
Is this some sort of trick question? When was Ronald Reagan in Congress? @TheDemocrats Ronald Reagan was never in Congress— amsterdamred (@amsterdamred) February 28, 2014 @TheDemocrats Ronald Reagan was in Congress? You cowboys have got the smarts real good.— Casey Kelley (@policygal) February 28, 2014 History. Learn it. MT @TheDemocrat…
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A simple truth from the Heritage Foundation. Take heed, craven Congress. Period. BOOM >> http://t.co/Zbji6jRPHp or on anything else… via @Dbargen #immigration— Mary (@akamom1996) February 11, 2014 This Twitter user makes another key point. …and not just with Immigration Reform… @JimDeMint: #immigration: http://t.co/…
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Abortion activists Sandra Fluke, best known for pushing the HHS mandate that forces religious groups to pay for birth control and abortion-causing drugs, is “strongly considering” a run for Congress. From The Blaze: Sandra Fluke said she’s “strongly considering running” for Henry Waxman’s House seat after the longtime California…
As Twitchy reported, President Obama has predicted that this year will be “a year of action in which to maximize the economic recovery.” POTUS repeated something he said during promise zone event last week. That this will be a "year of action."— Shawna Thomas (@ShawnaNBCNews) January 14, 2014 In cabinet meeting, POTUS retu…
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Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) branded Tea Party members of Congress as “domestic enemies” during an appearance on MSNBC Saturday morning.
“Really, you got to think — we take an oath to support the country against all enemies, foreign and domestic,” Cohen said. “These are the domestic enemies.”
The comments were aimed at Tea Party members of Congress who voted against the debt deal that raised the U.S.’ borrowing limit and reopened government.
The Obama administration has confirmed it will break current federal law to pay for abortions for members of Congress and Congressional staff via Obamacare.
Leading pro-life groups and pro-life members of Congress have been concerned that the Office of Personnel Management will not comply with the Smith Amendment that bans taxpayer-funding of abortions in federal employee health care plans. Under the amendment, which is existing law, federal funds may not be used to pay for abortions via federally-funded health insurance for congressional staff and Members.
TV Show Host: ‘If the Govt Shuts Down, Does That Mean Congress Finally Won’t Get Paid for the Job They Haven’t Been Doing Anyway?’
As you can see, “Dancing with the Stars” host Tom Bergeron is in a bit of a mood…
…and no doubt like many Americans, he has a burning question in regard to the possible federal government shutdown scheduled for day’s end Monday:
Bergerson got a little help from his Twitter friends on the matter Sunday night:
For at least three members of Congress this afternoon, their spelling on Twitter has also been breaking bad.
Members of Congress are concerned the Obama administration ill break current federal law to pay for abortions for members of Congress and Congressional staff via Obamacare.
Some 86 members of Congress signed on to a letter to the director of the Office of Personnel Management expressing concerns that it will not comply with the Smith Amendment regarding Federal employee health plans that provide benefits or coverage for abortion. Under the amendment, which is existing law, federal funds may not be used to pay for abortions via federally-funded health insurance for congressional staff and Members.
It’s no news that the NRA supports not only the Second Amendment, but also other parts of the Bill of Rights, including the First Amendment’s protection of the right to express one’s political opinion. That was made that pretty clear in the debate over Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, in which the Supreme Court ultimately struck down restrictions on the ability of the NRA and other groups to speak freely during the days and weeks preceding elections.
Kerry Quietly Skirts Law Put in Place by Congress, Sends Muslim Brotherhood-Controlled Egypt $1.3 Billion Gift
Secretary of State John Kerry last month secretly sent $ 1.3 billion in U.S. military aid to Muslim Brotherhood-controlled Egypt, waiving the restrictions put in place by Congress to withhold such aid unless the country could meet certain democracy standards.
“Under U.S. law, for the $ 1.3 billion to flow the secretary of state must certify that the Egyptian government ‘is supporting the transition to civilian government, including holding free and fair elections, implementing policies to protect freedom of expression, association and religion, and due process of law’,” Reuters reports.
The House Judiciary Committee is investigating whether Attorney General Eric Holder lied to Congress during his recent testimony regarding the Justice Department’s monitoring of journalists, an aide revealed on Tuesday. A Republican aide also told MailOnline that “perjury is on the table.”
Testifying before the House committee on May 15, Holder said he was not involved in or aware of any “potential prosecution of the press for the disclosure of material.” He also said it would not be a course of action that he would recommend.
Stockton, CA survivor to explain the dangers of gun-free zones
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