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Dems stage sit-in on House floor over guns

Dems stage sit-in on House floor over guns

Rep. Jan Schakowsky joined Rep. John Lewis for a sit-in on the House floor. (Credit: Twitter) Rep. John Lewis, ask the Democratic congressman from Georgia, ed kicked off a sit-in on the House floor on Wednesday to try to force fellow lawmakers to take action on gun control. “Sometimes you have to do something out […]

Radio interview with CA CD-26 candidate Rafael Dagnesses

Radio interview with CA CD-26 candidate Rafael Dagnesses

Obamacare lawsuit must forge ahead, federal judge rules

Obamacare lawsuit must forge ahead, federal judge rules

  A federal judge Monday denied the administration’s request to hit pause on a House lawsuit over Obamacare so that it could appeal an earlier, and notable, ruling that allowed the case proceed in the first place. U.S. District Court Judge Rosemary M. Collyer enthused conservatives and shocked Democrats last month by granting House Republicans […]

Rafael Dagnesses running for Congress in CA CD-26

Rafael Dagnesses running for Congress in CA CD-26

Rep. Julia Brownley statement on Trade Promotion Authority bill

Rep. Julia Brownley statement on Trade Promotion Authority bill

    OFFICE OF U.S. REPRESENTATIVE JULIA BROWNLEY BROWNLEY STATEMENT ON TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY BILL WASHINGTON, cialis D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D – Westlake Village) issued the following statement about the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation (H.R. 1314): “I voted against the Trade Promotion Authority and Trade Adjustment Assistance bill because I do […]

Oxnard Councilman testifies to Congress on need for Halaco toxic site cleanup

Oxnard Councilman testifies to Congress on need for Halaco toxic site cleanup

By George Miller Oxnard City Councilman Bryan MacDonald testified on March 18, 2015 on why the SuperFund Halaco site’s (former secondary metals smelter of scrap metals) 700,000 cubic yards of toxic waste must be cleaned up.  He solicited legislative help to accomplish this.  Thanks for that, Councilman. He also took valuable, limited time to take a shot […]

Exclusive: House GOP Leaders Trick 216 House Republicans into Accidentally Supporting Obama’s Executive Amnesty

Exclusive: House GOP Leaders Trick 216 House Republicans into Accidentally Supporting Obama’s Executive Amnesty

August Recess Delayed as Boehner Tries to Resuscitate Dying Border Bill—Don’t let them pass the loopholes

August Recess Delayed as Boehner Tries to Resuscitate Dying Border Bill—Don’t let them pass the loopholes

By Jonathan Strong, Charlie Spiering & Caroline May WASHINGTON,D.C.—In the Speaker’s lobby just off the House floor, members of Congress were full of recriminations over how the border bill had just died—until it sprang back to life. Now they have emerged from a last minute conference meeting vowing to “stay until we vote” and planning […]

Speaker Boehner Announces GOP Conferees on Continuing Resolution

Speaker Boehner Announces GOP Conferees on Continuing Resolution

Press release Speaker Boehner Announces GOP Conferees on Continuing Resolution Posted by Speaker Boehner’s Press Office October 1, 2013 Press Release   WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives adopted legislation tonight that requests a formal conference with the Senate to come to an agreement on legislation that provides funding for the federal government and delays […]