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    Lawmaker on Liberals’ View of Government: ‘Of, by, for Bureaucrats’

    Conservative members of Congress yesterday highlighted the impact that public perception and popular myths about conservative ideals have on the outcome of elections. “The biggest lie in American politics is that the Republican Party is the party of the rich or the wealthy,” Rep. John Duncan (R–Tenn.) said at “Conversations … More

    You Can't Trust Washington on Immigration

    President Obama can’t be trusted to enforce U.S. laws—and that makes many lawmakers hesitant to pass new immigration laws. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said yesterday that this was proving to be a roadblock: Listen, there’s widespread doubt about whether this administration can be trusted to enforce our laws. And … 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

    What Do Some Conservatives Think of the Ryan-Murray Budget? Top Tweets

    Conservative Members of Congress gathered Wednesday to talk with national press and bloggers about the Ryan-Murray budget and Obamacare, amongst other issues. Missed out on the live event hosted by Heritage? Don’t worry. You can watch the conversation here and read some of the top tweets below. When the deal … More

    Conversations with Conservatives on Budget Deal, Obamacare (Video)

    Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are wrapping up work on a range of issues before closing the books on 2013. Tomorrow, you can get the scoop at Conversations with Conservatives. It starts at 11 a.m. ET and will be broadcast live on The Foundry. Conversations with Conservatives is a group of … More

    Conservatives to Obama: We Don't Trust You on Immigration

    President Obama turned his attention to “common sense” immigration reform in a speech at the White House today, vowing to overcome opposition that has only intensified after fights over Obamacare and the debt. Obama’s decision to take on the contentious issue of amnesty comes at a time when most Americans … More

    Rep. Raul Labrador: "It Would Be Crazy" to Negotiate with White House Now on Immigration

    President Obama said that once the debate over Obamacare and the debt limit subsides, he’s planning to make a push for immigration reform. But a pro-reform conservative in the U.S. House said Obama’s recent actions have made an immigration deal impossible. Representative Raul Labrador (R-ID), a proponent of immigration reform, … More

    8 Things You Might Have Missed at Conversations with Conservatives

    As the Senate discussed a deal to end the government shutdown, House conservatives on the other side of Capitol Hill tackled the issues under debate at Conversations with Conservatives. Panelists included Representatives Raúl Labrador (R-ID), Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), Jim Jordan (R-OH), Ron DeSantis (R-FL), Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), Thomas Massie (R-KY), … More

    Conversations with Conservatives on Obamacare, Debt Limit (VIDEO)

    What’s the latest thinking from House conservatives on Obamacare, the debt limit, and temporary government shutdown? Find out today at 11:30 a.m. ET at the October meeting of Conversations with Conservatives. You won’t want to miss this special opportunity to get the inside scoop from the House’s champions of conservatism. … More

    Protecting Religious Liberty in the Marriage Debate

    Bipartisan legislation was introduced today in the House of Representatives that would prevent the federal government from discriminating against citizens and organizations who believe that marriage is the union of a man and a woman. The Marriage and Religious Freedom Act (H.R. 3133) was introduced by Representative Raul Labrador (R–ID) … More