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Defense, Industry

Young Republicans slam Senate bill that ignores US migrant crisis, funds Ukraine

February 13, 2024

Via: Fox News

Younger Senate Republicans ripped GOP leadership after the Senate passed a $95 billion foreign aid bill without addressing the migrant crisis at the southern border. Early Tuesday morning, the Senate voted 70 to 29 in favor of President Biden’s requested […]


Defense, Industry

Republicans attempt to get hardline border security bill into foreign aid package

February 9, 2024

Via: Fox News

Some Senate Republicans are pushing to get stricter border security measures added to the foreign aid bill after tanking the bipartisan immigration deal. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on Thursday filed an amendment to add hardline border security measures to the […]


Federal, Policy

Johnson calls migrant crisis ‘truly unconscionable’ during visit to besieged southern border

January 3, 2024

Via: Fox News

House Speaker Mike Johnson, leading a GOP delegation to the southern border on Wednesday, slammed what he said is a “truly unconscionable” migrant crisis at the southern border and blamed it on President Biden’s policies — as encounter numbers hit […]


Federal, Policy

Mississippi Legislature begins new term as GOP overhauls House leadership

January 2, 2024

Via: Fox News

The Republican-controlled Mississippi Legislature begins its annual session Tuesday, with all members being sworn in for a four-year term and the House electing new leaders after the previous speaker chose not to seek reelection. Rep. Jason White of West secured […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

Republicans introduce resolution condemning UN agreement to shut down fossil fuels

December 20, 2023

Via: Fox News

House Republicans introduced a resolution Wednesday condemning the United Nations’ recent agreement to accelerate the phase down of global fossil fuel reliance. The lawmakers – Reps. Mary Miller of Illinois and August Pfluger of Texas – introduced the resolution less […]


Federal, Policy

Americans agree that the 2024 election will be pivotal for democracy, but for different reasons

December 15, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

In a politically polarized nation, Americans seem to agree on one issue underlying the 2024 elections — a worry over the state of democracy and how the outcome of the presidential contest will affect its future. They just disagree over […]


Federal, Policy

Congressional Republicans object to sheltering immigrants at U.S. airports

November 13, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

On Wednesday, U.S. Reps. Sam Graves (R-MO), Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Garret Graves (R-LA), and Anthony D’Esposito (R-NY) joined some of their Republican House colleagues in objecting to the Biden Administration’s use of airports as shelters for illegal immigrants. In a […]


Federal, Policy

Republicans talking with Democrats to gauge where votes may lie to pass spending bill, avoid shutdown

November 13, 2023

Via: Fox News

House Republican and Democratic leadership are working to see how many votes each side can provide to adopt a two-step interim spending bill offered by Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) that would avoid a government shutdown. Fox News Digital is told […]


Education, Industry

GOP presidential hopefuls call for repeal of federal funding, tax breaks for colleges that excuse antisemitism

November 5, 2023

Via: Fox News

The rise in antisemitism at several American universities has led some Republican presidential hopefuls to call for the removal of federal funds from the colleges whose officials refuse to handle the issue appropriately. Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania […]


Federal, Policy

Speaker Mike Johnson reveals next legislative priorities on GOP agenda, including border security

November 2, 2023

Via: Fox News

House Republicans, after having elected a new Speaker, are looking to move forward with a new legislative agenda, which includes funding for Israel, the U.S.-Mexico border and Ukraine. Speaker Mike Johnson, who was elected Speaker just a week ago, told […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

25 Republicans unleash effort opposing Biden admin’s crackdown on fossil fuel transportation

October 26, 2023

Via: Fox News

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo., are leading a bicameral effort opposing the Biden administration’s action last month prohibiting companies from transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) via rail. Cruz, the ranking member of the Senate Commerce Committee, […]


Federal, Policy

Mike Johnson is the latest GOP nominee for House speaker as Republican infighting shows no end

October 25, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

Republicans chose Rep. Mike Johnson as their latest nominee for House speaker desperate to unite their fractious majority and end the chaos, just hours after an earlier pick abruptly withdrew in the face of opposition from Donald Trump. Johnson of […]


Federal, Policy

House finally passes defense spending bill and two others, while one fails in late-night vote series

September 29, 2023

Via: Fox News

House lawmakers voted to pass three of four appropriations bills brought to the floor on Thursday night, with defense spending passing along bipartisan lines while their bill on agriculture and FDA spending was sunk by both Republicans and Democrats. The […]


Policy, State & Local

A Georgia trial arguing redistricting harmed Black voters could decide control of a US House seat

September 4, 2023

Via: Federal News Network

Democrats could gain a seat in the U.S. House and multiple seats in Georgia’s Legislature if a judge rules Republicans drew maps illegally weakening Black voters’ power. The trial beginning Tuesday is part of a wave of litigation progressing after […]


Federal, Policy

Trump’s 2024 GOP rivals converge on Atlanta just days after his latest indictment

August 18, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

Several Republican White House hopefuls are set to greet a conservative conference with hopes of making up ground against Donald Trump. But his shadow may be especially difficult to escape in the city where he was most recently indicted. Trump […]


Policy, State & Local

Sanders taps Arkansas GOP chairman, ex-federal prosecutor, for state Supreme Court seat

July 3, 2023

Via: Fox News

Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday named state Republican Party chairman and former federal prosecutor Cody Hiland to the Arkansas Supreme Court, giving it a conservative majority as justices prepare to take up a challenge to her education overhaul. Hiland […]


Policy, State & Local

New California budget plan to cover state’s $32 billion deficit without touching state reserves

June 27, 2023

Via: Fox News

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Democrats who control the state Legislature agreed late Monday on how to spend $310.8 billion over the next year, endorsing a plan that covers a nearly $32 billion budget deficit without raiding the state’s […]


Federal, Policy

Biden ramps up reelection campaign amid whistleblower allegations of family corruption

June 26, 2023

Via: Fox News

President Joe Biden is scheduled to ramp up his reelection campaign this week amid bombshell whistleblower allegations about a federal probe into the president’s son, Hunter. Biden has three campaign receptions scheduled: Tuesday in Chevy Chase, Maryland; Wednesday in Chicago; […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Republicans push to strike down California’s electric vehicle mandates

June 21, 2023

Via: Fox News

A group of Senate Republicans introduced legislation Wednesday that would disallow regulations targeting traditional gas-powered vehicles. The Preserving Choice in Vehicle Purchases Act — introduced by Sen. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., along with Sens. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Kevin Cramer, R-N.D, Ted […]


Federal, Policy

Who gets a break? Clashing ideas on tax relief are teed up for the 2024 campaign

June 19, 2023

Via: Federal News Network

Just six days after the bipartisan deal on the debt limit became law, House Republicans proposed a slew of tax cuts, leading to charges of hypocrisy by Democrats in a squabble that shows two clashing visions for the U.S. economy. […]