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Dave Brat: America’s bottom 80 percent is sinking

By   /  February 2, 2015  /  National, News, Politics & Elections, Virginia  /  No Comments

FRESH BLOOD: Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., breaks the stereotype of corporate Republicanism.

While GOP Rep. Dave Brat and Sen. Elizabeth Warren talk tough about crony capitalism, he parts company with the Massachusetts liberal on policy. “They have no solutions,” Brat said of Warren and other statist Democrats. “We do.”

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Advocates celebrate school choice week on Capitol Hill

By   /  January 28, 2015  /  Education Blog  /  No Comments

SCHOOL CHOICE: Sen. Tim Scott rallies supporters at a school choice event in D.C.

More than 200 students, parents, teachers and school choice advocates celebrated National School Choice Week at the nation’s capitol this morning.
House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) praised the value of education in his own life, noting that “education is the great equalizer of America.”
Rep. Luke Messer (R-Indiana) hosted the event and is a strong supporter of school choice. […]

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Immigration group urges Congress to join states in amnesty fight

By   /  January 6, 2015  /  Immigration, News, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia  /  No Comments

ON THE FIRING LINE: As states sue the federal government, House Speaker John Boehner is feeling heat from rank and file Republicans over funding of President Obama’s executive amnesty order.

As 25 states sue the Obama administration over the president’s controversial executive amnesty order, an immigration group is urging Congress to join the fight on behalf of taxpayers and the Constitution.

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Ashford finds Capitol Dome’s separate dinner checks hard to swallow

By   /  November 30, 2014  /  Nebraska  /  No Comments

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What does President Obama’s immigration overhaul have in common with a big-shot dinner in D.C.?

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5 reasons to oppose Obama on amnesty

By   /  November 17, 2014  /  Arizona, Immigration, National, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

BORDER POLITICS: After six years of street protests for and against amnesty, President Obama is reportedly ready to act -- unilaterally.

After six years of promises, President Obama is poised to take executive action on immigration reform as early as this week.

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New Congress: Boehner, McConnell agenda hints toward patent, telecom reform

By   /  November 6, 2014  /  National, News, Taxes, Technology  /  No Comments

Photo: Gage Skidmore, Flickr / Creative Commons

As the tech industry looks to interpret motives of the new Congress, patents and telecom may be part of the legislative and regulatory reform on the horizon for Republican party leadership.

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