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  1. Opinion Fading conservative outrage over immigration reformRead the original story

    57 min ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    House Speaker John Boehner sent a letter to President Obama o n Friday inviting him to deliver his annual State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on January 20. Ho hum, right? This is something that the Speaker of the House has done every year for about a century. But it was only a few weeks ago that various congressional conservatives, and no less than the editor of establishment conservative bastion National Review, were suggesting that Boehner forgo inviting the president next year in response to his executive action on immigration.

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  2. For The MRC's Graham, Ted Cruz Is He Who Must Not Be CriticizedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ConWebBlog

    As we saw with his attempt to whitewash Scott Walker's "Molotov" gaffe, Media Research Center director of media analysis Tim Graham is not afraid to play defense for conservatives he deems sufficiently conservative. That extends to trashing anyone who dares criticize his sainted conservatives.

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  3. Tea party to defend its small government champions in 2016 Senate racesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Sen. John McCain likely has a bull's-eye on his back, but tea party groups have signaled that they expect the 2016 Senate races to be a lot more about defending the small government champions the movement helped win in the 2010 wave election than in headhunting 'establishment' Republicans. Mr. McCain, an Arizona Republican and the GOP's presidential nominee in 2008, has already said he expects to face a primary challenge, and tea party groups are talking up apparent early interest in the seat shown by Rep. David Schweikert.

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  4. Sen. Mike Lee: Congress Is Allowing Itself To Become IrrelevantRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Virginia Thomas, 54, is a special correspondent for the Daily Caller producing videos of emerging leaders and educators in the public square. Her ear is to the ground outside the Washington Beltway as a social entrepreneur.

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  5. Matheson's legacy: A Democrat who can win over RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Tribune file photo) U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah, isn't seeking an eighth term in the Utah House. The only Utah Democrat in Congress for nearly 20 years, Matheson stuck to a moderate, bipartisan playbook that others see as the only glimmer of hope for Democrats in the state going forward.

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  6. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    President Obama's sweeping changes to Cuba policy are expected to dominate the Sunday talk shows this week, with one of the harshest critics of the president's efforts to normalize diplomatic relations - Sen. Marco Rubio - appearing on each of the broadcast networks' telecasts. Obama will have a chance to defend the policy himself in a rare Sunday show appearance, sitting down with Candy Crowley for her last episode as host of CNN's "State of the Union."

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  7. The Knives Come Outfor Senators Cruz and LeeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lucianne.com

    Last weekend, Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee forced every senator to vote, on the public record, regarding the constitutionality of President Obama's unilateral decree of effective amnesty for millions of illegal aliens. The resulting Republican establishment hissy fit further confirmed something I've been arguing here for some time: Republican leaders in Washington endorse President Obama's amnesty policy.

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  8. Andrew C. McCarthy: The Knives Come Out for Senators Cruz and LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Review Online

    The resulting Republican establishment hissy fit further confirmed something I've been arguing here for some time: Republican leaders in Washington endorse President Obama's amnesty policy. Their stated opposition to the imperial manner of the policy's imposition is poseur stuff.

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  9. Obama's lame-duck strategy: Poke the GOP Base at Every Opportunity.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Kos

    So the president has set up a neat brawl among the Republicans with a move that has massive support even from most Cuban Americans. As we said before, very well-played indeed.

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  10. The Delayed-Reaction Victories of Ted CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bloomberg

    ... is unconstitutional." Cruz could have predicted those reactions. He'd gotten them before-when he (and Utah Senator Mike Lee, his Sancho Panza) threatened to prevent a debate on post-Newtown gun bills, when he demanded that the 2013 spending packages ...

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  11. a All Hands on Deck': Podesta Forecasts Obama Power Grab on Environment NextRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Breitbart.com

    On September 4th at Sen Harry Reid's "annual energy conference, where green-tech-industry players, environmentalists, and politicians" meet to discuss their agenda, ongoing or preferred, Center for American Progress founder and White House insider John Podesta blandly presented what may be the greatest presidential power grab in American history, but the media is only getting around to telling people about it now . National Journal now describes it as Podesta "speaking as counselor to President Obama and the main force behind one the most aggressive policy strategies this White House has deployed".

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  12. Obama: Black America is 'better off' nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Hill

    President Obama said during his year-end press conference that black America is better off overall since he became president six year ago. But he admitted that more steps need to be taken to shrink the racial income gap and ensure that minorities are treated fairly by the criminal justice system.

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  13. Good riddance, 113 t hRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... work actually got done. Democrats are still thanking Sen. Ted Cruz for that since it was his and fellow Senator Mike Lee's ill-advised objection to a weekend adjournment last Friday that allowed the Senate to move forward with about two dozen ...

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  14. Once Again, the Establishment Cries Foul Over a Stand for PrincipleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2014 | FreedomWorks

    Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.

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  15. Cromnibus compromise shows Republicans ready to governRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Examiner.com

    While some conservatives have denounced the passage of the " cromnibus ," a combination of the abbreviation for "continuing resolution" and omnibus, the passage of the annual appropriations bill is a good thing for the Republican Party and the country. It shows that most Republicans are serious about governing, and that they can work with Democrats to find common ground for the good of the country.

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  16. Winners and losers of lame duckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Hill

    The final days of the 113th Congress were dominated by a bruising fight over government funding that nearly led to a shutdown. Senate Democrats rushed to move legislation and nominees across the finish line before losing their majority, while Republicans battled internally over how to respond to President Obama's action to delay deportations.

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  17. Andrew C. McCarthy: Lawless Judge, Lawless PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | National Review Online

    First, the Republican-controlled House voted to fund the government for the next year, surrendering its power of the purse as a check on the president's excesses. Then, in what appears to have been part sympathy for Obama's non-enforcement of the immigration laws and part fit of pique at having to work over the weekend, an astounding 20 Republican senators joined all the Democrats in rejecting a challenge to the president's blatantly lawless - a constitutional challenge spearheaded by Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee that, shamefully, drew only 22 Republican supporters.

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  18. Everybody Hates Ted? Cruz Doesn't Care.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Commentary Magazine

    ... made no impression on Cruz whatsoever. If everyone in Washington (except for a few fellow insurgents like Senator Mike Lee), hates him, that's fine with Cruz. Why doesn't he care? The answer has less to do with his obviously thick skin than it does ...

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  19. New budget leader is big ObamaCare foeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Hill

    The Senate's new budget leader has a record of aggressively seeking to defund ObamaCare, an ominous sign for the president's healthcare law under a GOP-controlled chamber. Sen. Mike Enzi became the first in line to lead the Senate Budget Committee on Wednesday after ranking member Jeff Sessions dropped out of the running.

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  20. Overnight Health: Senate showdown over ObamaCare funding?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Hill

    The Senate's new budget leader has a record of aggressively trying to defund ObamaCare, an ominous sign for the president's healthcare law under a GOP-controlled chamber. Sen. Mike Enzi became the first in line to lead the Senate Budget Committee on Wednesday after ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions pulled himself out of the running.

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