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The tea party hit Maine in 2010, sweeping Paul LePage into office along with Ken Fredette, current leader of the House Republican caucus, and a core of conservative legislators who wanted to tear government down to its roots and rebuild it in their image. Now we know how the party ends. We're not ...
Steve Miskin, a spokesman for the House Republican Caucus, told City & State that Rabb had blown the encounter out of proportion, adding, "Rep. Metcalfe was speaking conversationally while Rabb was speaking highly excitedly, with profanity-filled language." Reached by PolitiFact Pennsylvania on ...

The House Republican Delegation has not taken a caucus position on whether another special session is needed, but several of the chamber's leaders – including GOP Caucus Chair Lance Harris and House Appropriations Chair Cameron Henry – have expressed individual support for one, though many ...
The report states that the House lawyers said the behavior Miccarelli exhibited against Toohil violated the House Republican Caucus General and Sexual Harassment Policy and its "Zero Tolerance" Workplace Violence policies. The investigators further found that while they were investigating the women's ...
McCarthy faced serious skepticism from the right flank of the House Republican caucus when he mounted his speakership run in 2015. Although he's appeared to strengthen his relationships with the right-wing House Freedom Caucus in the years since, some members did little this week to bolster his ...
Winder relayed that story to members of the House Republican caucus Wednesday during the special session in which the Legislature overrode Herbert's two vetoes. Several caucus members told me that Winder's account persuaded them to vote for the override after they previously were undecided.

COLUMBUS Rep. Ryan Smith says he is confident he has the support inside the House Republican caucus to become the next speaker, whenever that vote is called. Smith, a Republican from Gallia County in southeastern Ohio, has been locked in a bitter fight with Rep. Larry Householder, of Perry County, ...
Ryan's abrupt retirement announcement Wednesday threw the fractious House Republican conference into uncertainty, especially with news that he intends to ... Jordan co-founded the House Freedom Caucus and his entry into the race would further scramble the coalitions that McCarthy and Scalise have ...
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., joined by from left, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kansas, and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., walks from a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, following a House Republican caucus meeting.
The announcement comes during a sudden change in GOP leadership at the Ohio House after Speaker Cliff Rosenberger resigned this week amid an FBI investigation. The OHROC is the political arm of the Ohio House Republican caucus, formed in 2009. Since its inception, Republicans have gone from ...
Rep. Ryan Smith says he is confident he has the support inside the House Republican caucus to become the next speaker, whenever that vote is called. The Bidwell Republican has been locked in a bitter fight with Rep. Larry Householder, R-Glenforder, over who will be the speaker starting in January ...
Its first show of strength: The election of a House Republican leader later this year to replace outgoing Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. There are currently 237 Republicans in the House, a total that does not include four seats left vacant by GOP resignations. There are about 35 to 40 Freedom Caucus ...
We now know that the House Republican caucus will have a new leader in the next Congress, whether as speaker or as minority leader. One would think House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R, CA-23) and Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R, LA-1) are the leading contenders, although McCarthy could also ...
Rosenberger, who makes $100,798 a year as a lawmaker, is allowed to pay for work-related trips through his own campaign fund, a House Republican political fund or with a stipend from an outside group. He must disclose who pays for each trip. He is barred from accepting gifts worth more than $75 from ...
J., makes his way to a meeting of the House Republican Conference where Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., announced the vote for American Health Care Act had ... launched a presidential campaign and has been recently placing television ad buys in Iowa, close to two years out from the first 2020 caucuses.
Ryan Smith (many of whose supporters are backed by the Ohio House Republican Organizational Committee, or OHROC, the House GOP caucus' campaign arm). Which side's candidates triumph in the May 8 primary may determine who wins the speaker's election this fall. Top 10 Ohio House Democratic ...
On March 12, the state House Republican caucus elected Richmond over two freshmen, Reps. Carlton Wing of North Little Rock and Jeff Williams of Springdale. Richmond succeeds Rep. Mat Pitsch of Fort Smith, who is running for the Senate. "Sometimes having a little bit of experience goes a long way," ...

Almost exactly three-fifths of each party's caucus in the House voted for the so-called omnibus spending bill Thursday, while in the Senate 39 Democrats ... across party lines — or the tools necessary to pressure Democrats, even in red states," said Michael Steel, a former House Republican leadership aide.
Jean Breaux, Indianapolis, and Lanane are the only members of the caucus to confirm their contributions. ... Erin Reece, director of communications and technology for the House Republican Caucus, said a comprehensive list of members who are donating is not available. Quinn Fitzgerald is a reporter for ...
BOISE – Plans for Idaho's legislative session to wrap up this week went awry on Thursday, when the House Republican Caucus insisted it wants to extend the session for a full five days after the final bills are presented to the governor, to give lawmakers a chance to try to override any veto. The Senate GOP ...
A court dismissed an appeal Friday aimed at tossing out a lawsuit seeking S.C. House Republican Caucus financial records tied to an ongoing State House corruption investigation. The State and other media groups sued the GOP Caucus last year, after they were denied access to financial records that the ...
A House Republican caucus spokesman said earlier this week that judicial impeachment is not a decision to be made lightly, and that GOP members, who hold a 121-82 majority, had not had a discussion about it. A message left Thursday for the resolutions' prime sponsor, Jefferson County Rep. Cris Dush ...
The warnings from leadership aides are also expected to extend to a handful of Freedom Caucus members who typically feel safe enough to vote with the far right of the House Republican Conference — if they haven't already. Three Democratic opponents of caucus member Rep. Tom Garrett (R-Va.) ...
Johnson, of Marksville, was elected by acclimation, replacing previous House Democratic Caucus Chairman Gene Reynolds of Minden, who turned over the reins after more than two years in the job. Johnson's counterpart is House Republican Caucus Chairman Lance Harris of Alexandria. "It's great for our ...
Unlike the two other challengers who got in early, state Rep. Tan Parker waited until two days after the March 6 primaries to announce his intention to run for Texas House Speaker. Parker stepped down as Chairman of the House Republican Caucus that had, three months earlier, supported a unanimous ...
"I would just say Planned Parenthood gets money, the unconstitutional Fix NICS program gets money, the Gateway project gets money, the American taxpayer gets a trillion deficit, and no money for the wall," Jordan, one of the most vocal members of the House Freedom Caucus, told reporters.
Parker, the chairman of the House Republican Caucus, joins state Reps. Phil King of ... Announcing his speaker campaign, Parker said he was resigning as caucus chairman to focus on the race. ... In addition to the GOP caucus, Parker chairs the House Committee on Investments and Financial Services.
Instead, the caucus is attracting more and more GOP members whose voting records carry a distinct tilt against action on the climate crisis. Caucus ..... The Climate Solutions Caucus is just one entry on the current official list of Congressional caucuses, which runs to 98 pages. Many of them, said Norman ...
Hoover denied sexual harassment, but said he sent inappropriate but consensual text messages with a woman who once worked for the House Republican Caucus. Those text messages, according to charges filed against Hoover in the House, included a request for the woman to send him a photo of her ...
C., chairman of the conservative House Republican Study Committee, which has about 150 House members. Walker invoked the Apostle Paul to argue against giving lawmakers the ... The chairman of the influential House Freedom Caucus, Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said he would oppose their return.
I.) all joined the group, which seeks bipartisan solutions to climate change issues such as carbon emissions and rising sea levels. The caucus, formed in February of last year, is chaired by Florida Reps. Carlos Curbelo · Carlos Luis CurbeloHouse Republican: 'I worry about both sides' of the aisle on DACA ...
Election-minded lawmakers can't raise campaign funds during the session, so they have incentive to finish quickly. The candidate filing deadline is April 5 and the primary is Aug. 2. During a caucus meeting before floor sessions began Tuesday, House Republican Caucus Chairman Ryan Williams told his ...
With his wife watching from the balcony, Jeff Hoover admitted in front of his colleagues that he sent inappropriate but consensual text messages to a woman who once worked for the House Republican Caucus. Those text messages, according to formal disciplinary charges filed against him in the House, ...
An ad-hoc group of 18 House Republican members recently announced they will be forming the “Common Sense Caucus,” a group of like-minded legislators aimed at bringing more accountability and transparency to the Commonwealth's fiscal issues. The group is formed largely of rank-and-file House ...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WTVY) — The Alabama House Republican Caucus on Thursday released its 2018 “Flag, Family, and Country” legislative agenda, a package of nine measures designed to provide protections for Alabama families, extend benefits to active duty soldiers and military veterans, and ...
C. Todd Gilbert, R-Shenandoah, designated by his party as the next majority leader; House Republican Caucus Chairman Timothy D. Hugo, R-Fairfax, who retained his seat after a voter canvass reversed what had appeared to be an election night loss; and Del. Nick Rush, R-Montgomery, in line to become ...
Hoover has denied sexual harassment, but said he sent inappropriate yet consensual text messages to a woman who once worked for the House Republican Caucus. Moffett declined to respond to Hoover's comments, but said "we have a duty and a responsibility to discipline our members." In November ...
The Ohio House Republican Organizational Caucus was notified soon after Goodman won his May 2016 primary that he had sex with men, ...
In May 2016, Chris Donnelly, a former GOP congressional staffer, contacted the Ohio House Republican Caucus' political director, Kenny ...
Richmond, VA - On Sunday, the Virginia House Republican Caucus elected Delegate Nick Rush (R-Montgomery) as Majority Whip for the ...
The House Republican leadership has been refusing to approve the ... and House Republican Caucus chairman Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, ...
C., chairman of the conservative House Republican Study Committee, ... “We felt that if the chairmen of the Congressional Black Caucus and ...
An attorney representing the House Republican Caucus sent a letter to the elections board Tuesday calling its decision to delay certifying the ...
On Sunday, the Virginia House Republican Caucus elected Delegate Nick Rush (R-Montgomery) as Majority Whip for the 2018-19 General ...
At the same time, the Texas House Republican Caucus has signaled that it is likely to hold an internal vote to choose an official GOP Caucus ...
Back in March, the Freedom Caucus, a bloc of the most conservative House Republicans, opposed the initial House version of Obamacare ...
“As I have said before, I do not believe the House Republican caucus can investigate itself,” House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins, D-Sandy ...
House Republican leadership said they have not recieved any ... is not a culture of sexual harassment within the House Republican Caucus.
Matt Moran, a spokesman for the House Republican Caucus, acknowledged ... Tim Hugo, who chairs the Republican caucus in the House of ...
... seeing," House Democratic Caucus Leader David Toscano said. ... for the House Republican Caucus, said in a statement Tuesday night.


 

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