GOP Congressman Resigns Amid Abortion Scandal

By: Zack Duvall Republican Pennsylvania Congressman, Tim Murphy, has announced this week that he will indeed resign after a swirling controversy that has many calling the House member a hypocrite on a key policy issue. Murphy, who was first elected to office in 2003, has been under intense pressure to resign after texts from his alleged mistress surfaced in which he was pressuring her to … Continue reading GOP Congressman Resigns Amid Abortion Scandal

Judge Roy Moore: A True Outsider for the Conservative Cause

By: Zack Duvall   Judge Roy Moore. That name has been at the center of Alabama’s state politics for the past three-decades and has drawn both bi-partisan praise, and support on many issues, but has also endured the wrath of the federal government when he has shown his commitment to conservative values on others. The former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court is known … Continue reading Judge Roy Moore: A True Outsider for the Conservative Cause

GOP Lawmakers Introduce Republican Alternative to DACA

By: Zack Duvall   On Monday, a trio of GOP Senators have introduced the first version of the party’s plan to provide a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s roughly 800,000 illegal immigrants impacted by the DACA legislation, also known as the ‘Dreamers ACT’. Throm Tillis (R-NC), James Lankford (R-OK) and Orrin G. Hatch (R-UT) introduced the proposal during an extensive news conference held to … Continue reading GOP Lawmakers Introduce Republican Alternative to DACA

‘Graham-Cassidy’ Bill in Trouble, GOP Lawmakers Scramble to Avoid Filibuster Deadline

By: Zack Duvall   The latest measure by Senate Republicans to repeal and replace the failing Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is set to be introduced for a formal vote by lawmakers sometime this week. However, news of the potential vote comes ahead of mounting criticism from even some Republicans who are unsure about the bill’s ability to provide coverage for the millions of Americans … Continue reading ‘Graham-Cassidy’ Bill in Trouble, GOP Lawmakers Scramble to Avoid Filibuster Deadline

Daily Brief 09/25/2017: Volcanoes, Insurance and Protests to Start the Week

U.S. News: Healthcare Vote Expected This Week– With numerous GOP lawmakers voicing their concern over the ‘Graham-Cassidy’ bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he plans to hold a vote in the Senate this week. GOP Senators including Ted Cruz of Texas, Rand Paul of Kentucky, John McCain of Arizona, and Susan Collins of Maine have all said that they are either definite ‘no’ … Continue reading Daily Brief 09/25/2017: Volcanoes, Insurance and Protests to Start the Week

California Sues for “Sanctuary State” Status, Vows to Fight Trump Administration

By: Zack Duvall   In yet another defiant, and undeniably dangerous move, state lawmakers in California have filed legal documents challenging the Trump administration’s latest executive action on illegal immigration in federal court while at the same time passing “sanctuary state” legislation through the state house this past week. The legislation passed by California lawmakers, on Saturday, is an effort by officials in California to … Continue reading California Sues for “Sanctuary State” Status, Vows to Fight Trump Administration

Opinion: Congressional Republicans are Showing Their Establishment Loyalty

By: Zack duvall   With America’s Congressional members enjoying their tax-payer funded vacations at exclusive fancy-margarita serving resorts, the American people are left with enormous uncertainty and apprehension over not just  the healthcare debate, but various global threats that are facing our nation. From an utterly insane and rogue dictator in North Korea, to the crushing premiums that are choking out the average family’s ability … Continue reading Opinion: Congressional Republicans are Showing Their Establishment Loyalty

McCain Expected in D.C. Ahead of Major Vote on Healthcare

By: Zack Duvall   With the Senate set to vote on opening the floor for debate on the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, John McCain’s (R-AZ) office announced on Monday that the Senator would be present for the vote. McCain had been recovering in his home state of Arizona after doctors diagnosed him with an aggressive form of … Continue reading McCain Expected in D.C. Ahead of Major Vote on Healthcare

House GOP Leadership Releases 2018 Fiscal Budget

By: Zack Duvall   House Republican leaders have formerly introduced their spending plan for fiscal year 2018, that they say is a needed balance between spending cuts and their plan for the start of the tax reform legislation promised to Americans throughout the 2016 election. The budget proposal would allow for a complete overhaul of the U.S. tax code, and would allow for a partial … Continue reading House GOP Leadership Releases 2018 Fiscal Budget

Despite Delay in August Recess, GOP Healthcare Bill Still in Trouble

By: Zack Duvall   Confidence in GOP circles on Capitol Hill about the prospect of passing a Republican drafted healthcare bill, criticized by members of both parties, is at an all time low. The effort to repeal and replace Obamacare has stalled in not only the Senate, but the House as well. Major Republican caucuses, such has the Freedom Caucus, as well as nationally renowned … Continue reading Despite Delay in August Recess, GOP Healthcare Bill Still in Trouble