DesJarlais Tells Pachyderm Members Obamacare Is Unworkable
Fourth District Congressman Scott DesJarlais on Monday told members of the Chattanooga Pachyderm Club that Obamacare is proving to be unworkable.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
New Comer to Challenge Scott for Congress Bid
Democrat Michael Owens, a global business leader, entrepreneur and information technology executive, announced he will challenge incumbent David Scott for U.S. Congress in Georgia, District 13. "I am excited to bring a strong progressive voice for Georgia's 13th District in congress," said Owens.
New York Magazine
John Boehner Teaching GOP How to Talk to Chicks
John Boehner is teaching Republicans how to talk to women, Politico reports . "When you look around the Congress, there are a lot more females in the Democrat caucus than there are in the Republican caucus," the Speaker of the House observed.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
'Non-Practicing Lawmakers' -- The Mark-up of H.R. 3309
As we have previously reported, Rep. Goodlatte , the Chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary, introduced the "Innovation Act" to curb abusive patent litigation, and conducted a hearing of his committee to address the merits of his bill.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Reservists asked for company nominations
WASHINGTON U.S. Congressman Austin Scott announced Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve , a Department of Defense office, is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Secretary of Defense 8th District Congressman Austin Scott encourages National Guard and reserve members to nominate outstanding civilian employers for the 2014 Secretary of Defense ... (more)
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Immigration overhaul advocates single out Republicans
Carlos Torres, center, was brought to the United States illegally as a child, and has become part of the “Dreamers” contingent.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Progress emerges in U.S. budget talks; Murray sees path to deal
Signs of progress began to emerge in U.S. budget talks on Tuesday, as top Senate Democratic negotiator Patty Murray said that she sees a path toward an agreement to ease automatic "sequester" spending cuts.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
The Macon Telegraph
US Rep. to speak at UGA Martin Luther King event
The breakfast is scheduled for Jan. 17 at the Tate Student Center and will also feature the university president's Fulfilling the Dream Award, which recognizes local citizens for exemplary community service.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Hampton Roads Tea Party isn't waving white flag
They're feeling bruised, emotionally spent and, in some cases, still angry about the outcome of this month's statewide elections.
House Passes Keep Your Health Plan Act
The U.S. House voted 261-157 to pass the Keep Your Health Plan Act, which would allow the purchase of health insurance policies not meeting the standards required by Obamacare.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
The Aspen Times
Environmental groups warn bill supported by Aspen Skiing Co. could hurt rivers
Legislation supported by Aspen Skiing Co. could end up handcuffing the federal government's ability to require that water be left in rivers below dams with hydropower projects, according to American Rivers.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
More heartburn for Democrats over health law
As the Obama Administration finally released the first official enrollment numbers for the Obama health law and tech experts tried to explain the troubles of healthcare.gov before a House committee, Democratic unity on the health law continued to crack amid concerns about political fallout over the President's insurance pledge.
U.S. Rep. David Scott to speak at MLK Freedom Breakfast Jan. 17
U.S. Rep. David Scott will be the keynote speaker for the 11th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast Jan. 17 at 7:30 a.m. in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center on the University of Georgia campus.