Tuesday Apr 15
The Huffington Post
Phyllis Schlafly Claims Women Paid The Same As Men Won't Find Husbands
Days after Senate Republicans unanimously blocked a vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act, Phyllis Schlafly, founder of "pro-family" organization Eagle Forum, claimed that providing women with equal pay for equal work would deter their chances of finding a "suitable mate" in a Christian Post op-ed published Tuesday.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Tax-writing lawmakers' tax issues
Indiana Republican Rep. Todd Young had to pay $1,500 in tax penalties after a mortgage escrow mix up.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Obama hails Sebelius, pivots to Sylvia Mathews Burwell to clean up troubled Obamacare
President Obama hailed departing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius as a tireless leader who turned around the troubled rollout of his sweeping health care law, one week after he failed to mention her in cheering 7 million sign-ups under the overhaul.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Sunshine State News
Curt Clawson's Ties to Child Molester Embattle Republicans in CD 19
With less than two weeks to go until the primary, the race to replace former U.S. Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fla., is now turning to one Republican hopeful's ties to a convicted child molester.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
House Republican Women Endorse in Florida Special Primary
The two women leading the effort to support female candidates in Republican primaries endorsed Florida Senate Majority Leader Lizbeth Benacquisto in the special election to replace former Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fla.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Congressman Byrne slams Planned Parenthood on House floor, seeks to cut funding
U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, delivers a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, attacking Planned Parenthood.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Alexander Offers Modifications On Blackburn Walking Horse Bill
Senator Lamar Alexander joined with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Rand Paul to introduce legislation in the U.S. Senate today that Senator Alexander said would "preserve the century-old tradition of the Tennessee Walking Horse while ending the contemptible practice of the illegal soring of horses."
Mon Mar 31, 2014
AICPA Backs Education Tax Credits Simplification
The American Institute of CPAs has written to lawmakers on the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee supporting their efforts to simplify the array of education tax credits available to students while suggesting several reforms of its own.
Members of Congress Buying and Selling Stocks
Members of Congress continue to report their periodic stock transactions as required by the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Overnight Health: Gop again accuses Sebelius of misleading O-Care testimony
The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Tuesday saying she had been "evasive and perhaps misleading" in her testimony before the committee earlier this month.
House to move bill to erode mandate?
The Republican author of a bill to dramatically weaken ObamaCare's birth-control mandate hinted Tuesday that the legislation could see a floor vote in the coming months.