19 hrs ago
Paul Ryan Backs Sentencing Reform As a Way of 'Expanding Opportunity in America'
Today House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled proposals aimed at "Expanding Opportunity in America" that include "commonsense criminal-justice reform."
19 hrs ago
Five Ways Paul Ryan Thinks He Can End Poverty
Rep. Paul Ryan thinks the federal government should stop its habit of treating poverty as a series of isolated problems and start listening to the "boots on the ground," local community leaders fighting for different results.
20 hrs ago
National Review Online
How Paul Ryan Has Changed the Debate Over Poverty and the Minimum Wage
Paul Ryan's new anti-poverty proposal is sprawling and ambitious, and it will take some time to unpack the many ideas contained within it.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Republican senators wonder: What if Mitch McConnell loses?
It's a taboo subject among Senate Republicans but one that's on many senators' minds: What if Mitch McConnell loses his reelection bid? Well, clearly, it is clickbait, or at least clickbait for political geeks who like to follow what Politico calls a "parlor game."
My view: Main Street won't give up against patent trolls
Main Street businesses across Utah and the rest of the country are feeling the pinch from patent trolls.
Reid does deal with GOP to extend Highway Trust Fund
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announced a deal with Republicans on Wednesday that paves the way for a final vote on a bill to fund federal transportation projects through next spring.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
David Perdue wins Republican Senate nomination
Businessman David Perdue stunned Georgia's Republican political establishment Tuesday by capturing the party's U.S. Senate nomination in his first run for office.
Crooks and Liars
Two Wingnut Judges Order Obamacare Defunded
Update: The 4th Circuit ruled unanimously today in the opposite direction, saying that Congressional intent was clear with regard to federal exchanges.
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.
Robert Bennett: Shurtleff and Swallow are 'innocent until proven ...
The fact that two of Utah's former attorneys general were arrested on the same day for a series of alleged crimes has made national news.
The Heartland Institute
One Man's War Against Racial Housing Quotas
"The federal government's saying that if you live in a community that is disproportionately white, then, therefore, there is discrimination and segregation.
Week's Action Includes Possible Highway Trust Fund Vote in Senate
This could be a decisive week for highway and bridge building if the Senate can pass a bill providing additional money for the Highway Trust Fund.
Salt Lake Tribune
Paul Rolly: Herbert on Common Core: Appeasing Utah's right wing
Gov. Gary Herbert's call for an attorney general's office review of the academic Common Core standards adopted by Utah and dozens of other states has the smell of a re-election campaign around it.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Limbaugh is right about Obama's war on suburbs (Placing...
'What better way to give a boost to the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Act and the remaking of American neighborhoods than to start injecting illegal immigrant populations into targeted cities and towns in the suburbs all across the country?' That was national radio talk show superhost Rush Limbaugh commenting on a Department of Housing and ... (more)
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Jindal tells audience at conservative summit: Obama is abandoning the American dream
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal kicked off the Western Conservative Summit by telling the crowd that what fears most about President Obama is his push to redefine the American dream.
Palin: 'I don't need lectures from Eric Holder'
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin hit back at Attorney General Eric Holder on Saturday for criticizing her call to impeach President Obama over the border crisis.
Do Away with the Highway Trust Fund?
Forty Miles of Bad Road .ahead. As you may or may not have heardthe Congress again has lost its way and "somehow" emptied the Federal Highway Trust Fund.
The Wichita Eagle
Milton Wolf says hea s a a doctor, not a politiciana
Milton Wolf, works the crowd at a Fourth of July parade in Wamego. Wolf has tea party backing in his quest to unseat three-term GOP incumbent Pat Roberts.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
...Mike Lee Drops Out
Sen. Ted Cruz will join Glenn Beck this weekend at the U.S.-Mexico border on what Beck describes as a humanitarian mission.
Palin, Bachman, Cruz in Denver for Western Conservative Summit
Former Alaska Governor and Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin speaks to the crowd in Sevierville, Tenn.