13 hrs ago
New Bill Doesn't Address the Fundamental Issue with Higher Education Tax Credits
The House Committee on Ways and Means amended the Student and Family Tax Simplification Act last Thursday and has issued a comprehensive report on the bill.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Here's How Republicans Are Blaming the Damage From the Obamacare Lawsuit on Democrats
In a conference call today, while going over the meaning of the Halbig v. Burwell decision, the Cato Institute's health care freedom fighter Michael Cannon drained the national strategic chutzpah reserve.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Happening on the Hill: 21 July, 2014
Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Jackson Sun
Black, Tennessee tea party split on key voteBlack, Tennessee tea...
Black, Tennessee tea party split on key vote Gallatin Republican running for third term is facing several challengers Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/politics/elections/2014/07/18/black-tennessee-tea-party-split-key-vote/12866939/ The Gallatin resident, now running for a third term in the 6th ... (more)
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Dave Brat Hires Same GOP Firm Doing Immigration Work For Mark Zuckerberg
Dave Brat, the insurgent who knocked off Eric Cantor with a hardline anti-immigration message, has hired the GOP firm that does pro-immigration reform messaging for Mark Zuckerberg's FWD.us , sources familiar with the arrangement told HuffPost.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Women speak out against 'extreme' abortion bill
Washington D.C., Jul 16, 2014 / 05:02 pm .- A federal bill to remove almost all abortion regulations is drawing strong opposition from critics who say that it would be devastating to health and safety of both women and their children.
Media Research Center
Rep. Ann Wagner on Media: Conservative Women - Fight 3 Times as Hard' To - Have Voices Heard'
It's the packaging - not the message - that must change for conservatives reach more women - or so a panel of congresswomen agreed last week.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Media Matters for America
Fox Hides Harmful Effects Of State Attacks On Women's Choice
Fox News ran a dishonest report on a proposed bill to prohibit states from imposing unusually burdensome regulations on abortion clinics, hiding the harmful effects that the barrage of onerous state restrictions on abortion have had on access to abortion.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Outside the Beltway
Republicans Still Don't Know How To Communicate With Female Voters
It's no secret that the Republican Party has a problem with women voters in general, and younger single women in particular.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
The Republican plan to change the 'war on women' narrative needs work
A group of conservative women, mostly members of the Republican Study Committee, met Friday to discuss issues facing women today and how the GOP can better explain how its policies could help.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
A High Wire Act: Quiet Speaker Well Positioned After Haslam, But Next Four Years Will Be a Challenge
House Speaker Beth Harwell was first elected to the Legislature in 1988. No other current House member has served longer.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Republicans Circulate List of Top Female House Candidates
The end of primary season is nigh, and Republicans are now optimistic their slate of House candidates will yield a net gain of female members in the conference after November.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Tennessee's congressional Republicans praise Hobby Lobby ruling
Congressional Republicans from Tennessee celebrated a Supreme Court ruling Monday that privately held companies can deny health insurance coverage for contraception methods that violate their owners' religious beliefs.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Finance takes up Wyden's highway plan - Lerner emails: The...
THIS MORNING: FINANCE TAKES UP WYDEN'S HIGHWAY PLAN. The Senate Finance Committee will markup Chairman Ron Wyden's proposal to fix the Highway Trust Fund today at 10 a.m. in Dirksen 215.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Tea Party Candidate Doesn't Want To Be Associated With The Tea Party
Dave Brat, the GOP nominee for Virginia's 7th congressional district, is tired of being called a tea party candidate.
House Budget Markup Turns Into Heated Abortion Debate
A House markup of a budget bill turned into a heated and emotional debate about abortion rights on Wednesday morning when a Republican congressman introduced a controversial anti-abortion amendment.
House Committee Passes Education Tax Credit Simplification Bill
The legislation, H.R. 3393, the Student and Family Tax Simplification Act, emerged from one of the 11 tax reform working groups that Ways and Means chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., set up last year to study ways to improve areas such as education tax credits.