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By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 20th, 2015
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Marco Rubio skips Senate vote on $1.8 trillion spending bill

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio missed Friday’s Senate vote approving a $1.8 trillion end-of-the-year spending bill and tax package after telling supporters on the presidential campaign that he may try to slow the legislation More...

By Zach Jones On Saturday, December 5th, 2015
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US Senate passes bill that defunds Planned Parenthood

The U.S. Senate has voted 52-47 to pass legislation which would repeal Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood. FoxNews.com reports that, though the bill has passed in the Senate and is expected to also pass in More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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Paul Ryan says House can’t defund Planned Parenthood, points to oversight committee

It didn’t take long for Paul Ryan to disappoint many Republicans as the new Speaker of the House stated that they “cannot defund Planned Parenthood.” On CNN’s State of the Union program Sunday, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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Ted Cruz talks John Boehner insult, targeting GOP failures, China and Donald Trump

Texas Senator and 2016 Presidential candidate Ted Cruz appeared on the Hugh Hewitt Show Beginning with the comments from John Boehner, calling Cruz a “jackass,” Cruz refused to retaliate before talking More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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John Boehner insults Ted Cruz, upsets supporters

House Speaker John Boehner shocked supporters with in insult at Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, reportedly calling him a “jackass” during a Colorado fundraiser. The Daily Caller, citing two people who More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 8th, 2015
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Ted Cruz: Mitch McConnell, Harry Reid ‘arm in arm’ ‘not listening’

2016 GOP candidate and Texas Senator Ted Cruz said on Saturday that  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) political bedfellows: “arm-in-arm.” Cruz More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 24th, 2015
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Ted Cruz targets Mitch McConnell ‘lies’ and acting like Harry Reid

Ted Cruz took to the Senate floor Friday and charged that Mitch McConnell told a “lie,” escalating his disagreements with GOP leadership as he reviewed issue after issue where Republicans have betrayed their constituents More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 5th, 2015
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Congress congratulates itself for passing ‘less illegal’ NSA spying ‘reform’

The National Security Agency lost some of its authority to collect the phone records from millions of Americans as a new reform measure Congress passed on Tuesday. President Obama signed the bill into law on Tuesday More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
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Human trafficking bill passes Senate after Democrats withdraw abortion fight

The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a stalled bill to fight human trafficking after Democrats withdrew their support for the bipartisan bill over an anti-abortion provision. The Senate will now consider More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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House GOP cave, pass DHS funding with amnesty for illegals

The House passed a bill Tuesday afternoon to fund the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the fiscal year, sending it to President Obama for his expected signature. The measure will not target Obama’s More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Full transcript: Bejamin Netanyahu’s speech before US Congress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday, March 3, after an invitation from GOP leadership. Here is a complete transcript of his remarks via The Washington Post: NETANYAHU: More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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Mitch McConnell ‘sells out’ and leads Senate GOP ‘compromise’ on DHS funding

While House Republicans pushed a way to defund President Obama’s Executive Order on immigration, Senate Republicans appear to be finding way to avoid a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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President Obama vetoes Keystone Pipeline bill

President Obama on Tuesday, as promised, vetoed the Republican led bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, pointing to the long State Department analysis project as an important means to assess the proposed More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Senate Democrats may force government shutdown over DHS, amnesty battle

For the second consecutive day, Senate Democrats blocked their Republican colleagues from bringing a bill to the floor to fund the Department of Homeland Security, which has become the epicenter of disagreement More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Ban on abortion funding headed to Senate

Republican lawmakers pushed a bill through the House of Representatives that tightens restrictions on abortions after a bill with tougher language was dropped by the GOP controlled members of Congress. The bill More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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Mitch McConnell to lead Senate GOP with ‘Don’t be scary’ plan

Congress will add their new members today and Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell will be moving to Senate Majority Leader and offers a simple plan for Republicans: “Don’t be scary.” “I don’t More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Senate Republicans, including NSA opponent Rand Paul, kill surveillance limiting bill

Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked a measure to overhaul the NSA monitoring program, the collection of records and phone calls. Democrats and a few Republicans failed to rally enough support to reach 60 votes More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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Ted Cruz: End of ‘Obama lawlessness’ praises GOP, Greg Abbott, but not Mitch McConnell

Sen. Ted Cruz praised the Republican Senate takeover Tuesday night, but would not verbally endorsed Sen. Mitch McConnell, the likely candidate to lead the new majority. The Texas Republican declined to say whether More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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GOP take control of US Senate, Republicans now have majority in Congress

The Democrats witnessed their control of the Senate torn away Tuesday night as election result after election result had the same message – the Republicans will now control the Senate. Big wins in Colorado, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 26th, 2014
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Attorney General Eric Holder resigns, Obama praises ‘liberal’ accomplishments

Bumping ISIS out of the headlines briefly was the announcement that Attorney General Eric Holder has resigned as the Obama administration will scramble to find a replacement ahead of November’s election. Obama’s More...

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