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  1. Nine of House's Most-Conservative Lawmakers Start 'Freedom Caucus'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The Wall Street Journal

    Nine of the most conservative House Republicans are forming a caucus to push policy further to the right, the group announced Monday. The birth of the House Freedom Caucus reflects frustration among some that the Republican Study Committee, once the concentrated nerve center of the House GOP's right wing, has ballooned in size and taken a less confrontational approach with GOP leaders than some of its members would like.

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  2. House tea partyers face new resistance from GOP pragmatistsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    In this July 25, 2014 file photo, Rep. John Fleming, R-La. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  3. Raul: President Still CampaigningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Spokesman-Review

    Congressman Raul Labrador offers his views of President Barack Obama's call for common ground, in Boise this week: "In his State of the Union address Tuesday, President Obama pointedly noted that he'd run his last campaign. Yet he's having a hard time letting go.

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  4. House Tea Party to McConnell: Don't Drop Our Amnesty FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | News Max

    Two weeks into his reign as Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell is facing the wrath of the most conservative members of the House for saying that the Senate may not have the votes to pass a House bill blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration. "It's uncanny to me that our leadership is already sending the message that we've already lost this battle," Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador said Wednesday, according to The Hill .

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  5. House of Representatives conservatives haven't coalesced behind a presidential pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Cleveland.com

    House of Representatives conservatives including Champaign County GOP Rep. Jim Jordan say they don't yet have a favored GOP candidate for president. WASHINGTON, D. C. - Conservatives in the House of Representatives told reporters on Wednesday that they're open to backing most Republicans interested in seeking the presidency in 2016, viewing all of them as preferable to perceived Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

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  6. House GOP Thinks It's Time for Ted Cruz to 'Start Fighting' in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Mediaite.com

    ... Lee and others decide to start fighting and using the procedural rules in the Senate," said Representative Raul Labrador (R-ID). "They also have a responsibility in the Senate to make sure those bills pass." However, doing so would provoke yet ...

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  7. House Conservatives Urge Ted Cruz to Push Immigration FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | News Max

    ... Democratic procedural hurdles. Republicans now control the Senate with a 54-vote majority. Representative Raul Labrador, a Tea Party favorite from Idaho, said at a news conference with other conservatives that it was "high time that (Senators) Ted ...

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  8. RaAol Labrador takes a shot at Mitch McConnell on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Examiner.com

    Weird. Who is Raul Labrador, and why is he criticizing Senate Leader Mitch McConnell who is a Republican from his same party? Raul is an immigrant from Puerto Rico who is also a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints in Idaho.

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  9. Rep. Huelskamp to House and Senate Leaders: 'Do What You Promised'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Cybercast News Service

    At a Conversations With Conservatives event at the Capitol on Wednesday, Rep. Tim Huelskamp said House and Senate leaers should do what the promised to do. "What we're looking for from the Senate and the House leadership and all of the above is simply - it's pretty simple," said Rep. Tim Huelskamp .

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  10. Rep. Raul Labrador: Hold Mitch McConnell AccountableRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | News Max

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is facing harsh criticism from Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador, who says the Kentucky Republican needs to prove he's a leader by standing up to President Barack Obama. "It's uncanny to me that our leadership is already sending the message that we've already lost this battle," Labrador said at the Conservations with Conservatives event hosted by The Heritage Foundation Wednesday, The Hill is reporting.

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  11. "In order for him to ask us for an authorization of force, he needs to have a plan."Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Bloomberg

    ... "In order for him to ask us for an authorization of force, he needs to have a plan." Idaho Representative Raul Labrador reiterated that the White House lacked a plan, then uncorked some snark. "It's interesting," he said. "This is emblematic of what ...

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  12. Key House conservative rips Senate GOP on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Hill

    Rep. Raul Labrador , a leading Tea Party conservative, pointedly criticized new Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday, arguing he needed to show leadership and stand up to President Obama on immigration. "It's uncanny to me that our leadership a is already sending the message that we've already lost this battle," Labrador said at a gathering of conservative lawmakers on Wednesday.

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  13. Raul Welcomes Prez To Idaho, SortaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Spokesman-Review

    In a statement today, Congressman Raul Labrador welcomed President Barack Obama to Idaho, saying in part: "After last night's State of the Union, I think the president could benefit from listening to Idahoans. He would do well to reflect on how the venue where he speaks today, the Caven-Williams Sports Complex, was built.

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  14. Labrador statement welcomes Obama to state, says he 'could...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador has issued a statement welcoming President Obama to Boise, saying he thinks the president "could benefit from listening to Idahoans." Here's his full statement: "I welcome President Obama to our great state today.

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  15. GOP Lawmakers Attack Obama's Proposed Capital Gains Tax HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | News Max

    Although much of the agenda spelled out in President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday evening drew thumbs down from Republicans in Congress, it was something he did not spell out in any detail but fully plans to pursue that drew the harshest reviews from lawmakers on the GOP side of the aisle: namely, a near-doubling of the capital gains tax from the present 15 percent to 28 percent. Both senior and junior Republican House Members were quick to pounce on this.

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  16. Washington, Idaho lawmakers evaluate Obama's address - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. President Obama is right to focus on improving economic conditions for America's middle class, Washington and Idaho senators of both parties agreed after the speech.

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  17. Republicans struggle to block Obama immigration movesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | KDXY-FM Jonesboro

    ... with larger immigration issues, many Republicans favored advancing a border security bill, said Representative Raul Labrador, who attended the session. "I think we all understand that the first step is going to be border security. That is what's ... 1 comment

  18. Surprise! (snark) ID Gov. Butch Otter Will Not Serve His Full Third TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Daily Kos

    "Who cares if Botch Utter serves a full term. After all, he has not served any as yet."

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  19. Are Republicans ready to try again on immigration reform?Read the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Los Angeles Times

    Republicans wrapped up their meeting at this chocolate-rich company town with rank-and-file lawmakers expressing renewed interest in tackling what many consider a broken immigration system. Republicans acknowledge "we have not handled the issue well," said California Rep. Jeff Denham , who is among those nudging his party to get beyond harsh rhetoric that can be perceived as anti-immigrant.

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  20. Obama immigration move hard to block, GOP admitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Columbus Dispatch

    U.S. Republican lawmakers acknowledged yesterday that it will be difficult for the Senate to pass a House bill blocking President Barack Obama's immigration initiatives, and they vowed not to put security funding at risk in the process. At a retreat in Pennsylvania, House and Senate Republicans discussed the path forward after the House approved a Department of Homeland Security spending bill that would halt the executive actions on immigration.

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