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    Louie Gohmert on Climate Change: 'It’s Real'

    Three days after temperatures reached 70 degrees in Washington, D.C., weather forecasts are predicting snow for tomorrow. March’s unpredictable weather prompted conservative Rep. Louie Gohmert (R–Tex.) to claim (facetiously) that it’s a case of climate change. “By the way, on climate change, I applaud the Democrats spending all that time,” … More

    Sean Hannity for Congress? Talk Show Host Says He's Open to Political Run

    Popular conservative talk-show host Sean Hannity vowed to leave New York after Governor Andrew Cuomo’s comments deriding “extreme conservatives.” Now, the Fox News host and radio talker says a move to Texas or Florida could open the door to a run for political office. “The answer is yes, I’d think … More

    House Conservatives Reaffirm Push for Separate Food Stamp, Farm Bills

    As negotiations continue over the farm bill, conservative members of Congress voiced their commitment to keeping agriculture programs separate from food stamps. “This House made the biggest reform that we could’ve hoped for in this Congress, and that was when we separated out the food stamps from the farm bill,” … More

    Conservatives Want Transparency in Discussing Obamacare Alternatives

    Conservative members of Congress vowed today to be transparent in their discussions as they build their alternative to Obamacare in 2014. “How to you set a vision and reality if you don’t actually bring them to the floor?” Representative Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) said, urging fellow members to not be afraid … More

    Bachmann on Benghazi: Symbol of Obama Administration’s Incompetence

    A new report from the Senate Intelligence Committee on the Benghazi terrorist attack drew a fresh critique from members of Congress, who said President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton must be held accountable. The attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012, resulted … More

    Storming the Barricades in Washington

    Americans are justifiably angry over the political game being played by the Obama administration to barricade the World War II Memorial in Washington. And they should be. Under federal law, there is no justifiable reason for closing the memorial. On Tuesday, the National Park Service put up barricades around the … More

    Mark Levin and Glenn Beck Join Senator Ted Cruz, Jim DeMint, Dr. Ben Carson at Values Voter Summit

    Raising the profile even further for the Values Voter Summit 2013, media heavyweights Glenn Beck and Mark Levin have been confirmed as featured speakers at the Washington event October 11–13—along with four current U.S. Senators, Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint, and dozens of conservative leaders. Founder of The Blaze, Glenn … More

    Dr. Ben Carson Joins Cruz, DeMint, Paul at Values Voter Summit 2013

    As the days count down to Values Voter Summit 2013, leaders from across America continue to join the gathering—most recently, renowned physician (and outspoken critic of Obamacare) Dr. Ben Carson and House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan (R–WI). Having retired earlier this year from his longtime position as director of … More

    Conservative and Tea Party Leaders: Now Is the Time to Stop Obamacare

    Under a cloudy Washington sky on Thursday, members of Congress joined with conservative leaders and tea party groups to unite against Obamacare. Comparing Obamacare to the day’s weather, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) said, “Obamacare hangs over our heads like a cloud of uncertainty because people don’t know what tomorrow’s going … More

    INTERVIEW: Norman Reimer on Overcriminalization

    Norman Reimer is executive director of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). He sat down with us to discuss his organization’s efforts to combat overcriminalization. How did NACDL become involved with overcriminalization? The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has always opposed the overly expansive use of criminal … More