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Put simply: We are for limited government that works. At TexasGOPVote, we will work as a watchdog to help our state lawmakers and our congressional delegation pull in the reins on unnecessary spending and government bureaucracy. You better believe we’ll expose politicians who seek to act outside the bounds set by the Forefathers in the Constitutions of Texas and the United States.
Today, I released the following statement regarding the House’s vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for his refusal to turn over subpoenaed documents related to Operation Fast and Furious:For...
While millions of Americans are disappointed by today’s decision, Congress will not be deterred in our commitment to repeal Obamacare. The individual mandate may have been found to be constitutional as a tax, but that doesn’...
I released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling on the President’s health care law:I will continue to stand up for the American people and fight for a full repeal of government-run health care....
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is a political committee devoted to maintaining and increasing the 239-member Republican majority in the U.S. House of...
Supreme Court UPHOLDS Key AZ Immigration Law - Good for Texas Voter ID!The United States Supreme Court struck down some parts of the Arizona Immigration Law, but the Supreme Court UPHELD a key provision (and...
Historian Kevin Gutzman discusses “executive privilege.” A few snippets:The Executive Branch was intended by the Constitution’s authors and ratifiers to be precisely that – the executor of policies made by Congress, not a...
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is a political committee devoted to maintaining and increasing the 239-member Republican majority in the U.S. House of...
President Obama Speaks on Department of Homeland Security Immigration Announcementhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RXSlMu5EDI&feature=player_embeddedIt is unimaginable what took place Friday in the name of being “the...
Last weekend, I joined many other proud Texas Republicans in traveling up to Fort Worth, Texas to take part in the largest political convention in the country.While there were many highlights to this convention, such as...
Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus had to play some dirty tricks at the State Convention in order to keep from being humiliated by the silent walkout that was planned against him. He wrongly used fellow State Reps as...
Today the Supreme Court of the United States delivered President Obama a nice little package all wrapped up in a bow - a landmark victory in declaring the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). While this...
In one of the most convoluted SCOTUS decisions since Roe v. Wade, the Affordable Care Act has, by and large, not been overturned. (There is an exception to this dealing with the instruction to states to vastly...
The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today to uphold the constitutionality of Obamacare.The Supreme Court made clear today that the American people will be the ultimate judge of ObamaCare. As Republicans, we will redouble our...
U.S. Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Rand Paul, R-KY, introduced legislation to protect homes, small businesses, and other private property rights by limiting the power of eminent domain. Saturday marked the seventh...
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is a political committee devoted to maintaining and increasing the 239-member Republican majority in the U.S. House of...
This is my personal journey to the Republican National Convention in Tampa Bay, Florida, August 27 – 31, 2012. It is my perspective and is meant only to describe what actions were taken by me and the circumstances taken to...
A Farmer gets up early one morning, goes to his barn, feeds and hitches his mule, then goes to plow his field. He works all day but at the end of the day, he has only plowed half of the field. He takes his mule back into the...
Ted Cruz Rocks Texas GOP Convention! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kfhmj6vS4BQ There certainly was a lot of excitement at the Texas State Convention in Fort Worth, not only among all the delegates but you could feel the...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ba3eNRWMLc8&sns=fbGovernor Rick Perry addressed the Texas delegation on the first day of the convention Thursday, June 7. As usual his speech was motivational and geared to ‘Keep Texas...
[Editor’s note: Mark Ramsey was a member of the State GOP Platform committee in 2010 and 2012, and was also elected to the State Republican Executive Committee from Senate District 7 (SREC SD7), Senator Dan Patrick’s...

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