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GOP pushing trade bill that hands power to President – Vote Expected Friday

GOP pushing trade bill that hands power to President – Vote Expected Friday

By Sarah Foster On May 22, the Senate reauthorized Trade Promotion Authority legislation (also called “Fast Track”), in a roll call vote of 62-37, sending the bill to the House for further action. Proponents are hoping for a vote before the weekend. The measure is supported by Obama, much of the House Republican Conference, and […]

I can smell the pork- Elections must be imminent

I can smell the pork- Elections must be imminent

By George Miller Yup- absentee ballots will be out in only a month. Campaign flyers filled with fantasies and lies are being mailed. Press releases (paid for by us) are full of sugar plums, faerie dust and boasts about the pork dragged home from DC by lucky incumbents, who keep their jobs 93% of the time. Freshman […]

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 […]