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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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University of Minnesota fetal tissue acquisition called into question

The Thomas More Society thinks that the University of Minnesota may have some explaining to do. Attorneys at the national public interest law firm are hoping to get answers with a motion filed this week in the Fourth More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Kate’s Law, anti-Sanctuary City bill passes House, Obama immigration policies ‘have cost too many lives’

The House passed legislation on Thursday to crack down on illegal immigration and enact a key priority of President Trump’s known as “Kate’s Law.” Actually, the House approved two bills: one More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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Mitch McConnell announces delay on health care vote, ‘still working toward getting at least 50 people in a comfortable place’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell(R-Ky.) told senators on Tuesday that he will delay a vote on the Senate GOP health care bill until after the July Fourth recess. “We will not be on the bill this week. But More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Georgia: Republican Karen Handel defeats Jon Ossoff in special election, rebukes leftist agenda

Republican Karen Handel on Tuesday night defeated Democratic rival Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s special-election congressional race, securing another House seat for the GOP and denying Democrats a chance to rebuke More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Chris Matthews on Virginia shooter: ‘We don’t know what sadness was in this guy’s life’

MSNBC host Chris Matthews offered a bizarre qualification and/or defense of Alexandria shooter James T. Hodgkinson on Wednesday, saying “We don’t know what sadness was in this guy’s life.” More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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On ‘vitriolic rhetoric’ Nancy Pelosi erupts ‘outrageous’ Repubicans as ‘sanctimonious’ blames Fox, Trump

In the wake of the attack on House Republicans in the Virginia shooting, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was asked Thursday about “the possibility that this incident could be used against Democrats or More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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Virginia shooting: Republican House Whip Steve Scalise, staffers, police shot

Rep. Steve Scalise, as well as a congressional staffer and members of congressional police, was shot Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, in what police are calling an apparent “deliberate attack.” Scalise More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Byron York: ‘It’s not about collusion anymore’

In the wake of the James Comey testimony before the U.S. Senate last week, President Trump opponents, particularly the leftists in the Democratic Party, has changed their tone and attacks. In a new post Chief Political More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Art Institute of Washington professor John Griffin: Republicans should be ‘lined up and shot’ over health care vote

John Griffin, a professor from the Art Institute of Washington, called for Republicans to be “lined up and shot” for voting to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in the House of Representatives, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Illinois Congresswoman Robin Kelly says GOP health care move ‘is absolutely the wrong direction’

Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement following the House vote to strip 24 million Americans of their health insurance: “I’m extremely More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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House passes new Health Care act, praised by Liberty Counsel

The House of Representatives passed, 217-213, H.R. 1628, known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA) of 2017, which repeals major provisions of ObamaCare and defunds Planned Parenthood for one year. H.R. 1628 is More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Barbara Lee praises $1billion famine relief spending in 2017 Omnibus bill

Congresswoman Lee released the following statement on funding to fight famine in the FY2017 omnibus bill. Last month, Congresswoman Lee circulated a bipartisan letter urging her colleagues to support $1 billion More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Charmaine Yoest appointed to HHS, labeled ‘anti-abortion’ by critics

President Donald Trump on Friday named Charmaine Yoest the assistant secretary for public affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services, and Yoest was immediately attacked and labeled anti-abortion by the More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Barbara Lee stands firm against ‘extremists like Ann Coulter’ but says ‘outside agitators’ ‘undermine’ ‘constitutional rights’

Congresswoman Lee released the following statement on Thursday’s protests in Berkeley: “UC Berkeley has a storied history of dissent and, as an alumna myself, I am proud of the university’s long-standing commitment More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Rand Paul testifies on FATCA: ‘Abusive law’, ‘Correct this injustice and repeal’

On Wednesday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul testified before the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Government Operations Subcommittee regarding the damage done by the Foreign Account Tax Compliance More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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States Urge Congress to Put Needs of Consumers Before Prepaid Card Industry

Consumerist reports that 18 states, including  Maryland, have urged lawmakers to put the interests of consumers before the prepaid card industry. A letter to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, from attorney generals More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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California Rep Barbara Lee speaks out against Syrian air strikes

Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s released the following statement on last night’s military strikes against the Syrian government: “The US strikes in Syria last night, conducted without Congressional authorization, More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, April 2nd, 2017
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Jim Jordan says Freedom Caucus will work with Democrats, vows to keep promises made to constituents

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), a co-founding member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, said he is willing to work with Democrats if they are “willing to do what we told the voters we’d do” on More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Ben Monterroso says GOP failed on Obamacare: ‘thinking only about party and the rich’

President Trump and the Republican-led House suffered major mission failure on Friday when they came up short on votes to destroy President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) that has greatly helped Latinos, and More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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DOJ delays on evidence surrounding Trump’s wiretapping allegations

The Justice Department asked lawmakers for more time Monday to gather evidence related to President Trump’s claim that President Obama ordered wiretaps on Trump Tower’s phones during last year’s More...


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