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Karen Handel Wins Georgia 6th Election

Karen Handel Wins Georgia Election

The highly anticipated election showed Republicans are still strong in Georgia. While there were many whom were hopeful that Democrats could pull of a magic trick, anyone familiar with southern politics should have known better. Despite a strong runoff for Jon Ossoff, Karen Handel won

Donald Trump Not Expected to Block Comey Testimony

President Trump Not Expected To Block Comey Testimony

The highly anticipated testimony is not expected to be blocked by executive privilege. According to a report by ABC News, Trump currently has no plans to invoke executive privilege in an attempt to block former FBI Director Comey from testifying before Congress this week. Speculation

Donald Trump proposes 4.1 Trillion Dollar Budget

President Trump Budget Proposal Raises Concerns

This time, it’s not just Democrats who are upset. While Democrats have been quick to decry President Trump’s first budget proposal to Congress, they have been joined by more than a few Republicans. While not all of them are outright condemning the proposal, many have

Healthcare Bill Vote Scheduled

Could this be the win that Trump and GOP need? GOP claims they have the votes to make the passage of their healthcare bill a reality. Should Speaker Paul Ryan manage to finally vote on and pass GOP health bill on Thursday, it will be

Government Funding Deal Reached, Goes to Vote

The deal would fund the federal government through September. Bipartisan congressional negotiators reached an agreement late Sunday on a massive spending bill. If approved by the House and Senate the government would be funded through the end of September. According to officials, the plan would

House passes temporary funding measure to avoid shutdown.

Congress Avoids Shutdown…For Now

Crisis averted, for now. Congress has approved a short-term measure to keep the government funded for another week. This will allow lawmakers more time to reach a deal on a larger spending package. The measure now heads to the president’s desk for his signature. The

Rand Paul suggests punishing universities who have to many liberal speakers.

Rand Paul on Colleges With “One Set of Speech”.

Senator Rand Paul has a controversial idea for universities. Paul suggested on Thursday that Congress should consider withholding funds from universities that promote only “one set of speech.” The Senator was being interviewed when he was asked about recent controversies at U.C. Berkeley over free

Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel face off for Congressional seat.

Ossoff vs. Handel: Showdown in the Peach State

In June, District 6 voters in Georgia will pick their new representative. But who to choose? It’s an election that should have received little attention and yet somehow has become a national spectacle. Not that it isn’t an important one. Certainly it’s quite important to

Rep. Jason Chaffez will not seek reelection in 2018.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz Will Not Seek Reelection

The powerful Utah Republican has decided to return to the private sector. Chaffetz announced Wednesday he will not be a candidate for any political office in 2018. He posted the statement on his Facebook page. “After long consultation with my family and prayerful consideration, I