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House Democrats Held The First Climate Change Hearings In Six Years. It Was A Mess

House Democrats Held The First Climate Change Hearings In Six Years. It Was A Mess

  By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor . House Democrats held the first hearings on global warming the chamber has seen in six years. The hearings, though, weren’t the serious policy debates Democrats may have hoped for. Rather, the hearings relied on testimonies from climate activists and even religious leaders. Top House Democrats finally got […]

‘Catastrophic Blazes’ Are Ravaging U.S. Forests. A GOP Lawmaker is Pushing Congress to Act

‘Catastrophic Blazes’ Are Ravaging U.S. Forests. A GOP Lawmaker is Pushing Congress to Act

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter GOP Rep. Bruce Westerman wants to put federal forest management at the top of Congress’s list of priorities for 2019 and avoid a repeat of 2018’s deadly wildfire season. Westerman wants to amend the House Committee on Natural Resources’s rules package and carve out a specific policy jurisdiction on managing […]

Speaker Pelosi Invites Trump to Deliver State of the Union Address Next Tuesday

Speaker Pelosi Invites Trump to Deliver State of the Union Address Next Tuesday

Kerry Picket | Reporter . House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday formally invited President Trump to deliver the State of the Union address next Tuesday on February 5. In a letter to the President, Speaker Pelosi wrote: Dear Mr. President: When I wrote to you on January 23rd, I stated that we should work together to […]

Congress’ Nonpartisan Research Arm Says Trump Could Build the Wall Without State of Emergency or Funding

Congress’ Nonpartisan Research Arm Says Trump Could Build the Wall Without State of Emergency or Funding

Luke Rosiak | Investigative Reporter The nonpartisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) released a paper internally that suggests President Donald Trump may have the authority to use Department of Defense resources to build a wall without obtaining congressional approval or declaring a state of emergency. . CRS, Congress’s in-house research arm, internally published a paper Jan. […]

Telling the Truth May Not Be Easy… But It Is Essential

Telling the Truth May Not Be Easy… But It Is Essential

  by Deborah Baber Savalla There is a saying that goes something like this: If you have to pay for something, you value it more than anything you get for free. There is a another saying often invoked when talking about defending our nation and the men and women who “paid the ultimate price”. That saying […]

Opinion: New Year, New Congress, Same Old Romney

Opinion: New Year, New Congress, Same Old Romney

Noah Wall | Vice President, Advocacy at FreedomWorks Ronald Reagan’s “Eleventh Commandment” reads, “Thou shalt not speak ill of another Republican.” The former president’s sage advice went ignored once again last week by the freshman Utah Senator Mitt Romney when he published his anti-Trump oped in The Washington Post. Romney didn’t have a problem accepting Donald Trump’s […]

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s First Act to Fight Republicans

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s First Act to Fight Republicans

Caitlin McFall | Contributor WATCH:    Nancy Pelosi’s New Rule Package has passed in the House with a 234-197 party-line vote, meaning the Democrats are changing the way the House functions on day one. But it did not receive unanimous support from House Democrats. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ro Khanna and Tulsi Gabbard voted against the package, […]

Podcast: Pelosi Takes the Reins of the Democrats’ Crazy Train

By DEREK HUNTER, Contributor   On the Friday edition of The Daily Daily Caller Podcast, we have our usual two visions of the show, audio-only and a video interview. In the audio edition, we talk about Nancy Pelosi’s return to the speakership and the radicals who make up the Democratic Party’s majority. They’ve already introduced […]

Here are the Six Most Corrupt Congressmen of 2018, According to a Watchdog Group

Here are the Six Most Corrupt Congressmen of 2018, According to a Watchdog Group

    Luke Rosiak | Investigative Reporter   A conservative-leaning watchdog group says House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are the biggest congressional scofflaws of 2018, for their anemic handling of the settlement slush fund that used an unlimited pot of taxpayer money to pay off congressional staff in exchange for signing legal papers […]

Analysis of Steve Knight Defeat In CA25

Analysis of Steve Knight Defeat In CA25

      By Greg Aprahamian After the defeat of  Republican incumbent Rep. Steve Knight from CA25, I think it’s important to do some analysis of voting trends and comparison between other races in the district to compare and contrast and see if we can learn anything.   Judging from the voter data in CA25 which […]