Wednesday Apr 16
GOP right: Where's our bill?
Top House conservatives are pressuring Republican leaders to bring an ObamaCare replacement bill to a vote by the August recess.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Forsyth County News
Tax Day Rally shifts to fairgrounds
The Forsyth County Tea Party Patriots Alliance Tax Day Rally tonight is being moved from the Forsyth County Courthouse to the Cumming Fairgrounds due to the threat of inclement weather.
GOP Wrong Again on Affordable Care
After the frenzied finish of the first enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration on April 1 triumphantly announced that more than 7.1 million Americans had signed up for private insurance plans through the federally sponsored marketplaces.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Labor's rhetoric vs. reality
Last week's Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon v. FEC struck down federal limits on the total amount individuals can contribute to combinations of federal candidates and parties during a two-year election cycle.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
House Adopts Republican Ryan's Budget to Cut Spending
From left, Representative Tom Price, a Republican from Georgia, Chairman of the House Budget Committee Paul Ryan, a Republican from Wisconsin, and Representative Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat from Maryland, conduct a mark up of the Fiscal 2015 House Budget Resolution in Washington, D.C., on April 2, 2014.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Why Boehner's Future as House Speaker Could Depend on the Future of the Senate
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio wraps up a news conference on his legislative agenda, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Can Bobby Jindal's Health Plan Get the Republican Party on Track?
Before conservative policy wonks can win any policy victories, they'll need to overhaul the Republican Party.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
CBO Explains Why It Can't Analyze the Ryan Budget the Way Republicans Want
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says it lacks the person-power and economic models to perform its analysis of the pending House Republican budget using the approach requested by Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis.
Georgia Southern exploring "forgivable loans"
Getting a college education can easily leave a graduate with tens of thousands of dollars in student loans that can be hard to repay.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Opinion: Ryan budget leaves middle class in the Dark Ages
House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., center, presides over a markup session where House Republicans are crafting a budget-balancing plan that sharply cuts spending on transportation, health care programs for the middle class and the poor, food stamps and other domestic initiatives, Wednesday, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Gov. Jindal: Alternatives to Obamacare Are 'Good Problem to Have'
Unveiling his healthcare plan as an alternative to Obamacare, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said on Wednesday he has no problem with others in the GOP coming up with alternative plans of their own.
House GOP tries to break free from 'obstructionist' label with Paul Ryan budget
In rolling out his fourth spending proposal as House Budget Committee chairman, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan returned to a familiar Republican theme -- one that underscores a political vulnerability and reveals a lingering frustration.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Norwalk Citizen News
GOP budget slashes spending, aid to poor
House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., center, presides over a markup session where House Republicans are crafting a budget-balancing plan that sharply cuts spending on transportation, health care programs for the middle class and the poor, food stamps and other domestic initiatives, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, on Capitol Hill in ... (more)
Conservatives Rally Around New Anti-Obamacare Talking Points After Enrollment Tops 7.1 Million
On Tuesday, the Obama administration announced that more than 7.1 million Americans had signed up for private health plans through the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces as of the March 31 enrollment deadline, surpassing the Congressional Budget Office's original projection despite HealthCare.gov's disastrous launch.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Boehner, GOP Praise Ryan Budget Plan: 'More Jobs and More Security'
Republicans praised House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's budget proposal that would slash federal spending by $5.1 trillion over the next decade as a strong example of fiscal responsibility that will get Americans working again.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Capitol Hill Update, 31 March, 2014
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Sun Mar 30, 2014
Ryan budget a battle for GOP
House Republican leaders could easily lose more votes on their budget in 2014 than they did last year, making it even tougher to get it through the lower chamber.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Echoes of energy to eye in Ryan budget
If last year's budget is any indication, it's safe to say Rep. Paul Ryan's coming budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 will include a number of energy provisions.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Isakson to Host Annual Military Academy Day on May 17
Patch Staff Report U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., announced this week that his annual statewide Military Academy Day will take place on Saturday, May 17, 2014, in coordination with the Georgia congressional delegation.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
No special Ethics panel for McMorris Rodgers
The House Ethics Committee will not appoint a special investigative panel to look into allegations that Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers improperly used official funds in a Republican leadership race and to cover campaign-related activities.