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By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Border wall battle will rage on as Trump vetoes the block to his national emergency

President Trump used his veto power to block legislation against his border wall emergency declaration, setting up the first veto of his administration. The President signed the veto in the Oval Office Friday afternoon More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Hugh Hewitt blames failed Obamacare bill on Senators Rand Paul, Mike Lee, Susan Collins, Jerry Moran, Dean Heller, Ron Johnson

Conservative radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt placed all of the blame for the delayed Obamacare reform on U.S. Senators Rand Paul, Mike Lee, Susan Collins, Jerry Moran, Dean Heller and Ron Johnson. Hewitt blasted 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 Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Mike Lee calls for elimination to corporate taxes

Utah’s Republican senator, Mike Lee, on Monday proposed eliminating corporate taxes to protect U.S. workers from offshoring, as an alternative to the House GOP plan to border-adjust taxes. Lee, writing in More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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Ted Cruz and House Rep Ron DeSantis propose ‘term limits’ Constitutional amendment

US Senator Ted Cruz and House Representative Ron DeSantis proposed an amendment to the constitution to put a cap on terms that members of Congress may serve. The lawmakers issued in a joint press release proposing More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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Utah poll: Trump, Clinton tied, Evan McMillin rises to 22%, could win electoral votes

Voters are frustrated with both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and while he’s a longshot third-party candidate, Evan McMullin, has risen to challenge the big names in his home state of Utah. Wednesday morning, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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Mike Lee, Marco Rubio speak out against OAS, funding ‘cultural imperialism’ in Central and South America

The Organization of American States (OAS) is funding “cultural imperialism” related to abortion and marriage in Central and South America, according to Senators Mike Lee, R-UT, and Marco Rubio, R-FL, in a new More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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Senate Republican leaders vote over rules at lunch to keep status quo, Mike Lee out

Senate Republicans “settled” an internal rift over once-obscure conference rules that prompted a leadership bid from Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and now secures established roles of GOP senators on their More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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Newt Gingrich compares Trump to Reagan, says Kasich is ‘not establishment’

In the wake of Tuesday’s primaries, former Speaker of the House and GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich spoke with radio host Laura Ingraham about the election results, Donald Trump’s big win in More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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President Obama nominates Merrick Garland for Supreme Court

In the wake Justice Scalia’s death and threats from GOP opposition in the Senate, President Obama nominates Merrick Garland for the open seat on the US Supreme Court. Garland is a well-known moderate who has More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 11th, 2016
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Utah’s Mike Lee endorses Ted Cruz, calls for Rubio to drop out

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) formally endorsed Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Thursday afternoon, calling him a “leader” and calling for Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) to drop out of the race. “If Sen. Rubio were More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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Utah: Mike Lee, Orrin Hatch, Chris Stewart respond to Obama’s gun control move

President Obama announced executive actions for “common sense” gun control on Tuesday which include clarification of an existing law on background checks and gun dealer registration as well as new investments More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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Chris Christie attacks Rand Paul on NSA, says Edward Snowden is a ‘criminal’

New Jersey Governor and likely 2016 GOP Presidential candidate Chris Christie took aim at Republican Senators over the National Security Agency’s data collection program, the Patriot Act and Edward Snowden. Christie More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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Justice Fellowship backs Sen Mike Lee, Dick Durbin bill on ‘Smarter’ sentencing

Senators Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced the Smarter Sentencing Act, which will advance more proportionate sentencing for non-violent federal drug offenses. The current federal prison system’s More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, December 20th, 2013
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Sen Mike Lee proposes bill to protect churches from federal sanctions if they oppose gay marriage

Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) discussed the Marriage and Religious Freedom Act on The Glenn Beck Program Thursday, describing how the proposed legislation could be a game-changer for churches across the country. Lee, More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, September 6th, 2013
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Senator Mike Lee opposes military intervention in Syria, so does 98% of his constituents

Utah’s junior Senator said Thursday concerning the potential of military intervention in Syria–“The real threat to U.S. credibility is not what happens if we don’t intervene, but what happens if More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, June 6th, 2013
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Rand Paul responds to the NSA’s seizure of Verizon records, announces he will introduce Fourth Amendment Restoration Act of 2013

In response to the overreach of the National Security Agency’s seizure and surveillance of Americans’ Verizon phone records, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) said, “The National Security Agency’s More...


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