| Jun 21, 2011
| 10:05 AM
One of the key litmus tests that has emerged in the past couple of years among Republicans is how passionately they can denounce President Obama's health reform law.†
The central problem, conservatives claim, is the law's individual mandate that...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 11:28 AM
The Obama administration soon will begin its systematic review of the approximately 300,000 pending deportation cases, separating "high priority" cases involving criminals it wants to deport from "low priority" cases it will drop, Homeland Security...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Disclaimer: This news release is a statement provided by the elected official’s office.
†Continuing his efforts to repeal burdensome, costly and ridiculous regulations, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) signed on as a co-sponsor this week to a...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 4:09 PM
Remember the Pentagonís $600 toilet seats and $400 hammers?
Now, the $16 muffins at a Justice Department conference are causing, well, heartburn.
Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, is steamed over a...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:02 AM
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a measure to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act last week. It was a party-line vote in favor of sending a bill called The Respect for Marriage Act to the Senate and House. Ten Democrats voted for it; eight...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 10:48 PM
The Senate is gone, the House is packing up, and for now that means working Americans will see their taxes rise in January.
The Capitol emptied to an eerie quiet on Tuesday, with no signs of negotiations toward a compromise that would save an expiring...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 8:02 AM
Dislcaimer: This press release is a statement provided by the elected official’s office.
Moran works to stop over regulation of family farms and ranches
“In towns from coast to coast, consumers enjoy a safe and affordable food supply due...
| Mar 4, 2011
By Kim Murphy,
A federal operation that allowed weapons from the U.S. to pass into the hands of suspected gun smugglers so they could be traced to the higher echelons of Mexican drug cartels has lost track of hundreds of firearms, many of which have been...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 3:41 PM
Two days after U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was killed in December, the top ATF supervisors in Phoenix said in internal emails that weapons found at the scene in Arizona came from a failed agency sting operation.
But nearly two months later,...
| Jul 27, 2011
The claim by senior ATF officials that none of the weapons lost in the botched Fast and Furious sting operation were used in the shooting of a Border Patrol agent is not supported by FBI ballistics tests, according to a copy of the FBI report on the...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 11:30 AM
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennett released the following statement today:
"The U.S. Senate today passed with broad bipartisan support a bill cosponsored by Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, along with senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA), to crack...
| Apr 19, 2012
If there's one special talent of Republicans, it's turning a nothing issue into a raging controversy. They've done it before: with Van Jones, ACORN, and Obama's birth certificate.
And they did it again with Hilary Rosen's comments about Ann Romney....