Tag Archives: US House

Data Point – Differences between the Senate and House Tax Reform bills

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Do Exceptions Help, Politically?

A Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act has passed the U.S. House and is on its way to the U.S. Senate. It would restrict abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a point at which there is evidence that the preborn child … Continue reading

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Breaking: Carol Shea Porter Will Retire After this Term

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US House votes to curb asset forfeiture

Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to curb federal asset forfeitures, a program that enables law enforcement officers to seize private property, often in cases where the owner was never even charged with a crime, much less convicted. The House bill … Continue reading

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Dem Congressman to propose crackdown on campus ‘hate speech’

According to The Diamondback, Representative Anthony Brown (D) announced plans at the University of Maryland to introduce the bill to fight hate speech and hate crimes, explaining that it would require public colleges and universities to have programs and initiatives that define … Continue reading

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House Democrat files an article of impeachment against Trump

Some think the Democrats just walked into a trap. I’m inclined to agree. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) on Wednesday officially introduced an article of impeachment against President Trump on the grounds of obstructing justice. “Recent disclosures by Donald Trump Jr. … Continue reading

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US House passes Kate’s Law, as part of illegal immigrant crackdown

House Republicans took action Thursday to crack down on illegal immigrants and the cities that shelter them. One bill passed by the House would deny federal grants to sanctuary cities and another, Kate’s Law, would increase the penalties for deported … Continue reading

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House to vote on killing Dodd-Frank

House lawmakers are poised to pass the “crown jewel” of the GOP-led regulatory reform effort on Thursday, effectively gutting the Dodd-Frank financial regulations that were put in place during the Obama administration. Called the Financial Choice Act, the Republican bill … Continue reading

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Dems view vets as strong candidates in bid to retake House

Looking ahead to next year’s elections, Democrats are trying to recruit at least two dozen military veterans to challenge Republican incumbents. They argue that candidates with military on their resumes appeal to independent voters and can help the party break … Continue reading

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Former PP Worker Speaks Out House Funding Vote

I posted a few minutes ago about a U.S. House vote re-directing funds away from Planned Parenthood. My attitude was yay-but-Senate. Allow me to share with you a more decisive response, from Catherine Adair – a woman whom I have the … Continue reading

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