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    Bureaucrats Gone Wild: Government Spends Recklessly as Fiscal Year Ends

    Washington’s reckless spending is driving America into debt — and yet federal bureaucrats continue their wasteful and frivolous ways. The latest example comes courtesy of today’s Washington Post, which features a story that should infuriate any taxpayer. As the federal government’s fiscal year draws to a close Monday, agencies are … More

    House Votes to Delay Obamacare, Repeal Medical Device Tax

    Shortly after midnight, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal Obamacare’s tax on medical devices and delay the unpopular law’s implementation by one year. The two amendments to the Senate-passed continuing resolution would fund the federal government through December 15. The measure returns to the Senate, with the fate … More

    House OKs Farm Bill That Staggers Food Stamps, Agriculture Programs

    While the House of Representatives voted today to rejoin its food stamp bill with its agriculture-only farm bill, it took a critical step to ensure that separation of the farm bill becomes the norm in the future: It established staggered terms for these programs. Food stamps would be authorized for … More

    VIDEO: Ted Cruz on His Epic 21-Hour Defund Obamacare Speech

    What motivated Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) to spend 21 hours on the Senate floor without food, much water, or a bathroom? He did it to save America from Obamacare, not to make a name for himself. Cruz spoke to Fox News’ Sean Hannity last night about his quest to defund … More

    5 Ways Obamacare Could Impact You in 5 Days

    Today, Senators face a choice on the fate of Obamacare. Will they allow Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to force Obamacare back into the government funding bill or stand with the House to defund this unfair, unaffordable, and unworkable law? With Obamacare’s government takeover of health care beginning in just … More

    Morning Bell: Standing Against Obamacare

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) stood on the Senate floor yesterday to speak against Obamacare. He kept speaking all night and well into the morning. ***UPDATE: He is still going as of 10:30 a.m. ET! Why? Because Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) wants to use procedural tricks to strip the House-passed … More

    What’s Next for Obamacare: Harry Reid’s Procedural Attacks

    “If you let me write the procedure and I let you write the substance, I’ll [beat] you every time.” Representative John Dingell (D-MI), the longest serving member in the history of Congress, understands that congressional procedure dictates policy. It is important for opponents of Obamacare to understand Senate Majority Leader … More

    GUEST POST: Fund the Government; Defund Obamacare

    Yesterday, conservatives in the House and Senate demonstrated unity in message, thought, and drive in our fight to finally defund Obamacare through the continuing resolution. I ran for Congress to help lead the fight to defund, delay, and dismantle the train wreck that is Obamacare, and from my first day … More

    The Vitter Amendment on Obamacare: Senate Liberals’ Curious Complaint

    Last week, Senator David Vitter (R–LA) proposed an amendment that would end exemptions for White House political appointees and stop illegal taxpayer subsidies for Congress and staff enrolled in Obamacare’s new health insurance exchanges. In other words, political appointees, Members of Congress, and their staffs would receive the same coverage … More

    Harry Reid Out of Touch with Americans on Obamacare

    Is Harry Reid (D-NV) out of touch with Americans? When it comes to Obamacare, the answer is yes. The Senate Majority Leader told reporters last week that he reminded Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) that he thinks the fight to defund Obamacare is a waste of time. “I told him, very … More