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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.
A few years ago, I listen to a speech on health care where a speaker shocked the audience when he told them that the number of Canadians who are not covered by health insurance in their country would be the equivalent of 15...
“…we place Liberty at Peril.” Dissenting Justices Scalia, Thomas, Kennedy, Alito "Excessive taxation ... will carry reason and reflection to every man's door, and particularly in the hour of election." Thomas Jefferson,...
Obamacare passed its constitutional test as Chief Justice John Roberts punted. Roberts was left with a dilemma, does he overturn an important Congressional imperative by the narrowest of margins?This would have put the...
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...
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...
I want to focus on three general areas of expression and argument in Thursday’s decision upholding the constitutionality of the typically misnamed, “Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act” (referred to as Obamacare). My...
The House voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for withholding documents related to the Fast and Furious gun-walking operation.  The Attorney General is not above the law and he is not...
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...

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