2 hrs ago
Ryan, Murray buck the trend to make a deal - Three Swiss banks join...
WE HAVE A DEAL . John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman report, "Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Patty Murray unveiled a two-year budget agreement late Tuesday night that they say will end years of bitter budget wars on Capitol Hill.
6 hrs ago
The Heritage Foundation
This Liberal and This Conservative Think the Ryan-Murray Budget Plan Is a Raw Deal for Americans
Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle expressed skepticism about the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 as details emerged Tuesday night.
10 hrs ago
Great Bend Tribune
Ellinwood lawyer explores challenge to Huelskamp
Kent Roth of Ellinwood announced today by social media Facebook post, Facebook:/kentrothesquire, the formation of an Exploratory Committee to test the waters for a race against incumbent Congressman Tim Huelskamp in the 2104 Republican primary election.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
The new Paul Ryan
The House Budget chairman, who has spent years penning budgets fit for conservatives' dreams, has morphed into a man willing to take modest steps.
Rep. Huelskamp: Budget Deal Maintains 'Status Quo'
The House will inevitably pass the federal budget and avoid a government shutdown, but less than half of Republican lawmakers will support it, according to Rep. Tim Huelskamp of Texas.
The Heritage Foundation
Conversations with Conservatives on Budget Deal, Obamacare
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are wrapping up work on a range of issues before closing the books on 2013.
The Miami Herald
Ex-Kan. House member ponders run against Huelskamp
A central Kansas lawyer who served several decades ago in the state Legislature as a Democrat is now considering challenging Congressman Tim Huelskamp in the Republican primary.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Modest Budget Accord Near as Boehner Readies Stopgap Bill
U.S. budget negotiators are nearing a modest deal to trim automatic spending cuts that might break a three-year cycle of failed fiscal talks in Washington .
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Conservatives Likening Obama to a Slave Owner Decry Being Likened to a Slave Owner
Over the past couple of days, Jonathan Chait's " 12 Years a Slave and the Obama Era " seems to have struck a nerve among the conservative commentariat.
The Wichita Eagle
Huelskamp joins students to protest abortion at Wichita womena s clinic
On one side of the driveway were students from Catholic schools in Beloit and Wichita.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Kansas City Star
BuzzChatter Thursday: Clinton notes that he never exactly DENIED smoking dope
"This project has brought together the governor's office, lawmakers, labor and the business community - working together for a valuable and meaningful goal.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Catholic schools to rally outside abortion clinics across the U.S. this Friday
Wichita, KS- What started out as the dream of a small Catholic High School class in Beloit, Kansas, has turned into a national pro-life event aimed at activating youth to stand against abortion.
Center for American Progress
Not at All Conservative
For more than a month, the House Republican Conference has largely been able to paper over the deep and fractious divide it faces over sequestration and the caps that will govern appropriated spending during the current fiscal year.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
National Public Radio
Lawmakers In Name Only? Congress Reaches Productivity Lows
Speaker John Boehner told reporters Tuesday that if a productivity problem existed in Congress, it was in the Senate, not his House.
Five Republicans Who Didn't Let a Fatal Accident Spoil a Good Hashtag
On Sunday, December 1st, a terrifying train wreck in the Bronx killed four passengers and injured dozens of others.
GOP's Rep. Tim Huelskamp urges Congress to target enhanced Medicaid funding
Rep. Tim Huelskamp said Tuesday that he doesn't expect the GOP to try to push for another government shutdown to gut funding for Obamacare in the next round of spending battles.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Rep. Tim Huelskamp: Shop at a small business
In his Thanksgiving proclamation, President George Washington began: "Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor."
Christian Science Monitor
Republicans bash Obamacare but can't repeal it. What do they want?
Congressional Republicans are planning for a lot more of this - House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa of California holding a hearing about the HealthCare.gov website in Washington earlier this month.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Heavy Duty Trucking
Little Common Ground at Restart Hearing
The subject at Thursday's House hearing was truck driver hours-of-service regulations, but the target was federal regulation of business.
Pompeo: Federal wind tax credit losing steam
U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo affirmed Wednesday growing support for withdrawal of federal tax credits responsible for driving investment in Kansas wind farms but that distort the energy marketplace.