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House cancels vote on GOP bill to end shutdown

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 15 2013, 9:36pm CDT | by IANS

House cancels vote on GOP bill to end shutdown
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS/EFE) The US House of Representatives will not vote Tuesday evening after all on the bill prepared earlier in the day by Republican lawmakers to attempt to end the government shutdown, which has been going on since Oct 1 due to the lack of a budget agreement, and avoid a default.
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While the President Parties, the Pundits Preen

Jul 31 2014 3:36pm CDT | Source: Big Government

In the past two weeks, President Obama was in both Texas and California, ignoring his constitutional duties in order to play pool, drink beer in a bar and visiting a deli pretending to be for the little guy before heading off to parties with wealthy socialites at political fundraisers.  Ignoring the crisis he created at our border, including dead children floating in the Rio Grande as he toasted with the s ...
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Children's Home Fires Gay Employee For Presenting 'Damaging' Lifestyle

Jul 31 2014 3:04pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Texas Tech University student and children’s social worker Casey Stegall was fired earlier this month by the Children’s Home of Lubbock after introducing his teenage clients to his fiancé during a water park outing on the Fourth of July. In justifying Stegall’s July 10 firing, Lynn Harms, president of the nonprofit Christian child care center for at-risk children, accused Stegall of “presenting a lifestyle that is damaging to kids” by displaying public affection toward another ...
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Remember that time Democrats tried to impeach Bush? Because they sure don't

Jul 31 2014 10:56am CDT | Source: Big Government

While we enjoy the blizzard of fundraising letters Democrats are using to siphon cash out of their gullible supporters, and MSNBC's round-the-clock saturation coverage of the non-existent impeachment threat, let's pause for a little comic relief from the reliably amusing Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), who thinks House Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against Obama for executive over-reach ...
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Bill Kristol to House Republicans: Kill Boehner's Border Bill Or Face Wrath Of Your Constituents

Jul 31 2014 9:47am CDT | Source: Big Government

Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol has advised House Republicans on Thursday morning that should vote against House Speaker John Boehner’s border crisis bill. “The House Republican leadership is having trouble getting 218 votes for its immigration bill,” Kristol wrote Thursday morning. ”The policy objections to the bill seem convincing to me—among them that it seems to appropriate more money, on a pro-rated monthly basis, than the president's ...
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House Rules Committee Considers King Amendment

Jul 30 2014 6:59pm CDT | Source: Big Government

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In order to obtain more conservative votes some provisions might be added to the House border bill, according to House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions. “I think the issue is whether there will be provisions added to get their vote, not provisions added that would diminish the bill,” he told reporters Wednesday. Sessions said that a provision targeting President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – which allows certain ...
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Dem. Rep: 'Not a Cost' if Illegal Children are Turned Over to Families in U.S.

Jul 30 2014 4:32pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Jim McGovern argued Wednesday that once unaccompanied illegal immigrant minors are turned over to their family members in the United States, they are no longer a burden on the United States.  “You talk about the costs of these children, if they are reunited with their families here in the United States, there is not a cost, so,” McGovern said at a House Rules Committee hearing on the emergency supplemental appropriations bill dea ...
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Rush Limbaugh: Jeff Sessions 'Biggest Enemy' of MSM, Open-Borders Advocates

Jul 30 2014 2:50pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Conservative icon and talk radio host Rush Limbaugh said Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has emerged as the "biggest enemy" of the mainstream media and the open-borders and pro-amnesty activists on the illegal immigration issue.  "What Jeff Sessions is doing is what the Republican Party at large should be doing, Limbaugh said on his Wednesday radio show. "He went to the floor of the Senate, and he descr ...
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Sessions: Reid Will Use Granger Bill to Resurrect Gang of 8

Jul 30 2014 9:45am CDT | Source: Big Government

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) said that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) will use the immigration bill proposed by Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX) to bring back the Gang of Eight immigration proposal. On Wednesday’s “Laura Ingraham Show,” Sessions told guest host John Hinderaker that there is “a terrible concern” that if Granger’s bill passed, the Gang of Eight proposal would be brought back to life in confe ...
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