WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ — The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is on the move again as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has confirmed that it will hold hearings on the treaty starting today. The treaty was defeated on the Senate floor last year after it failed […]
As the so-called “government shutdown” drags on, one thing is hard not to admit: the Obama Administration is acting in a manner that is attempting to extract the maximum amount of pain on the American people. While many are wondering how it came to this point, those of us who actually paid attention in Social […]
Secretary of State John Kerry stated Monday that the Obama Administration intends to sign a U.N. treaty that would restrict trade of conventional weapons, despite opposition from the Senate. Fox News reports: “We look forward to signing it as soon as the process of conforming the official translations is completed satisfactorily,” he said. Kerry called […]
Harry Reid is bemoaning the fact that Ted Cruz is not willing to play ball according to the (Democrat) rules on the floor. Reid calls Cruz a schoolyard bully, and points out that since he’s on the losing end, Cruz he should stop trying to force debate outside of standard order of business. In simple […]
Second Amendment: The Battle Rages On It’s hard to believe that in 2013 there would still be an attack on Constitutional rights…but there is. The most recent(and surprisingly well sustained) is against our right to bear arms. This past week President Obama re-upped his gun control push calling on Vice President Biden and NYC Mayor […]
via Pennua.org On Thursday, the House passed the GOP Budget Plan, authored by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis). It passed almost entirely down partisan lines with a 221-207 vote. Ryan’s plan is geared toward balancing the budget within 10 years through a series of huge spending cuts equaling $4.6 trillion that primarily affect funding of […]
Another RINO considers running or the Senate. Just what we need! H/T Mediaite
Despite running against spending from non-local groups, Maine’s Senator-Elect Angus King’s campaign benefitted from money spent on his behalf by Super PAC’s. King’s campaign was opposed to recent campaign finance reform measures that created Super PAC’s. Super PAC’s do not have to disclose their donors and can contribute unlimited amounts of money. However, they cannot […]
. h/t Todd Akin **WARNING** – This is “forcibly” infectious ___
. The Connecticut Senate Primary was held on Tuesday, August 14th. In the Republican race, Linda McMahon overcame her primary challenger Chris Shays. In a very big way. As of the last update (which you can view here), 98.3% of the precincts were reporting results, and the numbers show McMahon pummeling Shays with 72.7% of […]
Pennsylvania’s Mike Kelly fires up the House of Representatives with a stirring speech about putting politics aside and getting America back to work! His oratory is accompanied by chants of USA USA from other members. The video speaks for itself!
SENATE VOTE WILL CAUSE JOB LOSS AND INCREASE ELECTRICITY RATES WASHINGTON, June 22, 2012 – The U.S. Senate held an up-or-down vote Wednesday on Sen. James Inhofe’s (R-Okla.) resolution (S.J. Res. 37) to overturn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) onerous Utility MACT rule. The resolution was defeated by a vote of 53 to 46. The pending new […]
Emperor wanna be barack hussein obama, knowing full well that over the years amnesty for illegal aliens has been consistently rejected by American voters, decided to bypass the American people and the Constitutionally legitimate legislative process to rule by executive fiat. The White House has ordered the halting of the deportation of 800,000 illegal aliens, […]
The Democrat-controlled Senate rejected five separate budget plans including one based on President Obama’s budget plan. In a 99-0 vote the liberal Senate voted down a budget proposal based on the President’s own plan. Without being able to raise a single vote for his own budget from his own party, serious questions are being raised […]
WASHINGTON, March 23—On Wednesday, U.S. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.), Chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, joined FOX News’ “On the Record w/ Greta Van Susuteren” to discuss Rep. Paul Ryan’s FY13 budget proposal.