The Mississippi House of Representatives is considering a bill that would create a new state sales tax holiday for firearms, ammunition, and other hunting equipment, similar to a firearm holiday in neighboring Louisiana. The bill cleared...Show More Summary
When Rep. John Dingell retires at the end of this term, he will pass the torch of longest-serving representative to fellow Michigan Democrat Rep. John Conyers.
While Frank Underwood is a self-serving moral vacuum, an entity in search of more power at all costs, Raymond Tusk is almost as malevolent in his role as representative of the one percent.
A key committee in Alabama's House of Representatives has pushed through a bill requiring teachers and students at all of the state's public schools to spend 15 minutes every morning in Christian prayer, even though a majority of legislators present say they opposed the measure. Read more...
One would hope the House of Representatives has more important things to do than pore over Pro Football Hall of Fame voting, but former Colts General Manager Bill Polian is so upset about his wide receiver Marvin Harrison getting passed over that he believes a Congressional investigation may be warranted. Polian told the Indianapolis Star…
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security today adopted an amendment that would result in a comprehensive assessment of actions necessary to expand and strengthen the capabilities of the electrical power system to prepare for, respond to, mitigate, and recover from a natural disaster or cyber attack. The Payne amendment is backed by Continue reading ?
Dear Representative Hutton, I'm writing this letter because of your "yes" vote on Kansas's House Bill 2543 "The Religious Freedom Act." I'm addressing you specifically instead of the Kansas House of Representatives at large because we know each other. Show More Summary
Congressman John Dingell of Michigan, the longest-serving member of Congress, is retiring. Dingell, who represents Michigan’s 12th district, announced his retirement Monday. The 87-year old Democrat and dean of the House of Representatives was first elected in 1955, and is the longest-serving member at 58 years last year. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Republicans are unhappy that President Obama is invoking his executive powers to govern in the face of a do-nothing-in-2014 House of Representatives. To hear them talk, you would think our chief executive is modeling himself on the late Hugo Chavez and wants to seize dictatorial control. This, of course, is nonsense. In fact, [...]
(CNN) - John Dingell, the longest serving representative in Congress, will announce Monday that he'll retire at the end of the year rather than run for re-election. The 87-year-old Democratic congressman from Michigan told the Detroit News that "I'm not going to be carried out feet first," adding that "I don't want people to say […]
This week’s Courier Herald Column: Friday morning in the Georgia House of Representatives didn’t exactly go according to script. Freshman Sam Moore saw to that, though not the way he probably would have hoped. Moore, elected to fill the unexpired term of the late Representative Calvin Hill, only won a runoff for the seat earlier […]
Washington (CNN) - Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz says her party will gain seats in the House of Representatives in this year's midterm elections. But the congresswoman from Florida wouldn't go as far as others in her party have in predicting that the Democrats will win back control of the House come November. […]
Let’s hope it’s from Louie Gohmert’s lips to God’s ears. One of the tea-party leaders in Congress believes the days of Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, as speaker of the House of Representatives are numbered. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, told...Show More Summary
As the nation gears up for April 15th and Tax Day, Republicans in the House of Representatives are preparing to pass a bevy of bills aimed at curbing the IRS and protecting taxpayers. After more than a year of a constant stream of examples...Show More Summary
State Representative Josh Clark of Buford announced he will leave his seat in the Georgia House after his term ends in December due to changing job responsibilities. From the Gwinnett Daily Post: “It is with much prayer, consideration and a heavy heart that I announce I will not be seeking re-election for a third term,” […]
On Tuesday, the House of Representatives will vote on legislation on phone unlocking (H.R. 1123). In January 2013, a decision by the Librarian of Congress made it a crime to unlock your phone, with either civil or criminal penalties....Show More Summary
Above is CNN's dead-on headline. Here's what Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer told them tonight: The bill, which the state House of Representatives passed by a 33-27 vote Thursday, now goes to Gov. Jan Brewer, a Republican and onetime small business owner who vetoed similar legislation last year but has expressed the right of business owners to deny service. Show More Summary
Nicole Kaeding For the fourth day in a row, the Arkansas House of Representatives has refused to approve the yearly appropriation for its Medicaid program, dubbed the “private-option.” If the legislature continues this refusal and reverses...Show More Summary
Representative Ralph M. Hall is receiving donations from the campaign funds of his House colleagues ahead of a March primary.
Yes, this is the third Sam Moore post this morning. I do not apologize for that. Rep. Moore has only been in the Georgia House of Representatives for a couple of weeks, but he seems to be making his mark. Hopefully, his constituents in Cherokee County are paying attention. Hopefully, they realize they have embarrassed […]