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Oct. 9, 2015
News

House Conservatives Stand by Their Man for Speaker

"We stand by our support of [Daniel] Webster," said Rep. Justin Amash, a Freedom Caucus founder. "He would make a fantastic speaker. As a group we endorsed Webster, and we stand by the endorsement."

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Commentary

Here's the Real Reason Kevin McCarthy Quit the Speaker Race

The people's voice was heard loud and clear by those members who would have had to cast a public vote in favor of McCarthy.

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News

Is a Short-Term Speaker the Answer? House Republicans Consider Possibility

Some House Republicans said they’re interested in recruiting a representative who could serve as an interim speaker before leaving office in 2016.

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News

Senator Reveals Full Scope of Democrats' 'Manufactured' Judicial Confirmation Crisis

Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa is pushing back on Democratic charges that the GOP-led Senate has dropped the ball on judicial confirmations under President Barack Obama.

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Commentary

McCarthy Was Forced to Drop Out Because Conservatives Are Fed Up With Establishment Leadership

What difference can around 40 votes make? In the case of who will be the next speaker of the House of Representatives, it turns out, quite a big one.

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Commentary

Why We Should Have a Debate on Birthright Citizenship

Writing for The Daily Signal, Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, states that the recent national debate about the impact of illegal immigration on America is needed and welcomed.

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