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House Freedom Caucus Elects Mark Meadows Chairman

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 12.05.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― After close to two years with Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) sitting atop the House Freedom Caucus, members of the conservative group elected...

Freedom Caucus Chairman Won't Say Whether Paul Ryan Should Be Speaker

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 11.03.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― In a CNBC interview on Thursday, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) repeatedly refused to say whether Rep. Paul Ryan (R-...

House Republicans Back Off From Impeaching The IRS Commissioner -- For Now

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― After clamoring about the IRS commissioner for over a year, House conservatives were all set to vote to impeach John Koskinen on Thursd...

A Paul Ryan Budget In A Donald Trump World

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Does anyone care about doing a budget? With Donald Trump dominating the discussion on Capitol Hill, a budget -- or the lack thereof -- i...

Ohio Voters Choose House Freedom Caucus Candidate To Replace John Boehner

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics

First, the House Freedom Caucus got rid of John Boehner. Now, it's on track to replace him with one of its own. On Tuesday, businessman and former Arm...

House Conservatives Say No To Republican Budget

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

Members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus said Monday night they would not support the federal budget deal proposed by House Republican leaders...

Jim Jordan And The (Not So) Subtle Influence Of The House Freedom Caucus

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

The world according to conservatives might sometimes seem like a pretty bleak place. There's a mounting national debt. A Democratic administration tha...

House Freedom Caucus Re-Elects Jim Jordan As Chairman

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday night, for the second time in 10 months, House Freedom Caucus members unanimously elected Jim Jordan to serve another year as ...

Freedom Caucus Chairman Says They Would 'Look Favorably' On Paul Ryan For Speaker

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.11.2015 | Politics

As many Republicans urge Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to make a bid for House speaker, some hardline conservatives say he's been too willing to compromise ...

As Shutdown Looms, Push To Link Planned Parenthood With Spending Fight Gains Steam In House

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 09.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An effort to block any funding measure that contains money for Planned Parenthood is gaining steam among the House conservative caucus. ...

Jim Jordan Defeats Janet Garrett In Ohio Midterm Election Race For Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) defeated Democrat Janet Garrett in Tuesday's midterm election in Ohio. The two were battling to represent Ohio's 4th Distr...

Gardner bill "strikes at the heart of Roe v. Wade"

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.27.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Senatorial candidate Cory Gardner's spokespeople are saying that a federal personhood bill cosponsored by Garder and called the Life at Conception Act...

Gardner Un-Cosponsored Legislation Before, But Not Personhood

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.09.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

One of the biggest election-year hypocrisies hanging out there, waiting for a civic-minded reporter to jump on, is the fact that senatorial candidate ...

What Were Rubio and McConnell Plotting in Secret With the Koch Brothers?

Mike Lux | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

We can't let these secretive billionaires with their sleazy agenda for America take our country over. We need to take on the billionaires, expose the lies behind their secretive political slush funds, and take our country back.

How Gardner Can Shed Federal Personhood Bill

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.30.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Rep. Cory Gardner un-endorsed Colorado's personhood amendment last month by telling The Denver Post's Lynn Bartels he changed his mind. But if Gardne...

Republicans Seek More From White House Officials On Website Rollout

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Republicans on the House Oversight Committee have asked President Barack Obama's cur...

Michael McAuliff

Obamacare Website Actually Getting Better, Officials Testify | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the same day the government reported that only 106,185 people have enrolled in Obamacare so far, federal officials painted a picture ...

House Republican Says Attempt To Defund Obamacare A Mistake

The Huffington Post | Jared Gilmour | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) said Wednesday that the Republican Party erred in holding up funding for the federal government over defunding Obamacare, and...

Religious Right Will Cheer Tea Party Extremism at Values Voter Summit

Peter Montgomery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Peter Montgomery

The Values Voter Summit makes clear how completely the Religious Right's leaders are working to merge their activists' anti-abortion and anti-gay zeal with the anti-government extremism of the Tea Party. Actually, it goes beyond that.

Republicans Embrace Conspiracy Theory

Salon | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

A conspiracy theory is getting renewed life among Republicans who claim that the Obama administration, specifically the Department of Homeland Securit...

GOP Rep. Sought Funds From Loans Program He Probed

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.26.2013 | Green

In a contentious House subcommittee hearing more than a little reminiscent of the Solyndra hearings, Republicans on Wednesday attacked the Department ...

ALEC Teaming Up With Republican Caucus

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

After generating months of controversy for its championing of right-wing policies in state houses, the American Legislative Exchange Council is turnin...

GOP Rep. Who Suggested Elections Drive Solyndra Investigation Continues Charge

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.10.2012 | Green

Rep. Jim Jordan, the Ohio Republican who recently appeared to admit that Republicans' ongoing probes of the Department of Energy's loan program are la...

Jennifer Bendery

Eric Cantor: House Republicans Are Excited About Mitt Romney. No, Really. | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) on Thursday insisted that House Republicans are excited about Mitt Romney being their likely p...

Lucia Graves

GSA Hearings An Attempt To Label Obama 'Big Spender,' GOP Lawmaker Admits | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After Republican lawmakers sought to tie the White House to the General Services Administration scandal, Rep. John Mica (R) on Tuesday c...