Tag: House of Representatives

Rep. Kinzinger Defies GOP Opposition to Democrats War Resolutions

-By Warner Todd Huston Representative Adam Kinzinger made what is in my opinion a principled vote on the pair of resolutions concerning the authorization and funding of Obama’s mission in Libya today. His principles however ran counter to the Republican’s conventional wisdom on this and he was one of only eight Republicans to do so... Read more »

Weekly Republican Address: Rep. Adam Kinzinger on the GOP's Plan for America's Job Creators

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Delivering the Weekly Republican Address, U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) highlights “

Dems Deny Vote on Fair Map Proposal; Shun Public Input in Favor of Partisan Map

From the office of Ill. GOP Minority House Leader Tom Cross… In a stunning reversal of their oft-repeated pledge to lead an open and transparent redistricting process, House and Senate Democrats introduced a brand new partisan legislative map late yesterday which was different from the one publicly released last week. This bait-and-switch follows weeks of... Read more »

An Interview With Todd Rokita, Indiana's Fourth District

-By Warner Todd Huston (This interview was originally a part of the RightPundits.com interview series of the incoming GOP freshmen.) Interview with freshman Representative Todd Rokita of Indiana’s Fourth Congressional District (Rep.-Elect at time of interview). Being here in Chicago right adjacent to Rokita’s turf, I was already familiar with his work as Indiana’s Secretary... Read more »

Roskam Remarks at House Energy Action Team Press Conference on Energy Bills

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (Ill., 6th)… WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Peter Roskam, Chief Deputy Whip, spoke at the House Energy Action Team (HEAT)’s press conference on current energy legislation to lower gas prices and create jobs. Today, the House passed H.R. 1229, the Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work... Read more »

Kinzinger, House Freshmen Call on President Obama to End "MediSCARE" Tactics

From the office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (Ill. 11)… Yesterday, Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-11) along with his freshman colleagues, reiterated their call on the President at a press conference to keep his commitment made at the 2010 Republican Retreat in Baltimore to have a fact-based conversation immediately over reforming spending on entitlement programs and addressing... Read more »

Telling Us Who They Fear: Left-Wing Journo Attacks Rep. Allen West

-By Warner Todd Huston Brandon K. Thorp, a gay activist from the alternative weekly Broward-Palm Beach New Times newspaper, is only the latest left-winger to launch into a verbal assault on Lt. Col. Allen West, now a Representative from Florida’s 22nd District. Like Sarah Palin and Michelle Bachman, Rep. West is one of the many... Read more »

Left Laments Ryan's GOP Budget NOT Raising America's Ire

-By Warner Todd Huston The left is desperate to color Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan’s GOP budget plan (The Path to Prosperity, as it is styled) as the end of America, crazed to call his plan a killer of old people, and maniacal about saying that the GOP and Ryan want to destroy the country by... Read more »

Another Democrat That Hates the US Constitution

-By Warner Todd Huston Making it easier every day to assert that Democrats hate the U.S. Constitution, once again we find a Democrat in Congress expressing disgust with the law of the land. This time extremist, left-wing Democrat Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D, CA) was heard complaining to a lefty radio host that many of her... Read more »

Illinois Going to Pot? GOP Leader Now Supporting Medical Marijuana Bill

-By Warner Todd Huston The Illinois Family Institute is a bit worried over the about face that House GOP Leader Tom Cross has made on HB 30, a bill that includes legalizing medical marijuana sales in Illinois. On April 15, Fox News Chicago reported that Cross switched from a “no” vote to “yes” because he... Read more »