112th Congress

The following came in from the National Republican Congressional Committee:President Obama referred to the deficit 11 times in his State of the Union speech and stated that reducing spending is key to “win the future”:"We...
*Note: Today, 21 United States Senators led by Senators John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced a Balanced Budget Amendment to the United States...
For the first time in the 221 year history of the United States House of Representatives, the Constitution of the United States of America was read allowed in the hallowed chamber. One day after being sworn in as Speaker of...
The Washington Post reports that John Boehner's ascendancy to the position of Speaker of the United States House of Representatives will be a marked departure from that of his predecessor, Nancy Pelosi. According to the...
State of the Union Speech Stresses More Spending to Move America ForwardPresident Obama’s State of the Union address was filled with the usual soaring rhetoric, self praise, promises to freeze spending and a...
While most may agree Speaker Boehner’s acceptance of his extra-large gavel straight from Nancy Pelosi’s hands when the 112th Congress convened Wednesday was exciting, the newly-passed House rules may have been the biggest...
Majorities rise and fall by the will of the people, and this new Republican Congress is sworn in under the American people’s message to lead with accountability – not a mandate. I’m very proud that 87 new Republican Members...

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