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January 7, 2015
WORLDNETDAILY — Now the dust settles. After a historic House vote in which Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, mustered just enough votes to retain his hold on power, to the chagrin of many conservative Republicans, those same conservatives say they feel abandoned by the party they've worked to support.... (more)


January 7, 2015
BOB UNRUH — Eighty percent of Republicans would be less likely to vote for a member of Congress who spends tax money on the president's amnesty plan, according to a new poll. A total of 84 percent of the respondents said they were somewhat less likely or much less likely to support re-election if the representative "voted to allow taxpayer money to be used to implement the president's amnesty."... (more)


January 7, 2015
DIANA WEST — From the "A" section of the New York Times, Page 15, in less than 100 words, the psychosis of denial as it is hard-wired into American journalism: Six years into his presidency, there seems to be almost nothing the nation does not know about Mr. Obama, ranging from his views on the use of drones to target terrorists to how his daughters have less interest in hanging out with him as they become teenagers.... (more)


January 7, 2015
PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY — The New York Times published a provocative news story called "The New Math on Campus." No, it's not about the failure of Common Core to teach arithmetic; it's about the changing ratio of males to females on most college campuses.... (more)


January 7, 2015
WASHINGTON TIMES — Lawyers sifting through documents related to the case of Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy sex offender accused of pimping out an underage girl to Britain's Prince Andrew, stumbled across an interesting finding among the filings: 21 email and telephone contacts for former President Bill Clinton and his personal aide, Doug Band.... (more)


January 7, 2015
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY — Unless the federal court indulges last-ditch efforts by the defense for further delay, the least interesting aspect of the case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin this week: the determination of guilt or innocence.... (more)


January 6, 2015
PEOPLE'S PUNDIT DAILY — With two declared challengers and a growing list of House members opposed to his leadership, public opinion is building against Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). The latest PPD Poll of 500 likely Republican voters finds 65 percent say they want their representative to bolt on Boehner when the House votes for speaker this week, while just 26 percent support their representative backing him.... (more)


January 5, 2015
NEWSWEEK — The House of Representatives may be under Republican control, but it lacks any semblance of principled leadership. In fact, fiscally conservative and libertarian-leaning members--the ideas wing of the GOP--have faced an increasingly hostile environment under Republican leadership, one in which they're treated as obstacles rather than allies to advance the limited government policies that Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and his team purportedly believe.... (more)


January 5, 2015
WORLDNETDAILY — The latest head-count shows House Republicans may be within 15 votes of making the first step toward dethroning Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, by forcing a second ballot. The effort by GOP House members to oust Boehner is gaining momentum, but most of the action on Capitol Hill Monday is obscured from view, with the cajoling and arm-twisting for votes taking place behind closed doors.... (more)


January 5, 2015
ALAN KEYES — On Tuesday, members of the U.S. House of Representatives will be called upon to vote for the next Speaker of the House. In the run-up to the midterm elections this past November, Barack Obama emphasized the fact that the election was a referendum on the policies and actions pursued during his occupation of the White House... (more)


January 5, 2015
GATEWAY PUNDIT — A second round of poll results from a survey of Republican voters taken Christmas week was released on Sunday. The poll shows that a revolution is at hand with a stunning majority of 2014 GOP voters who gave their party control of both houses of Congress ready to throw out the Republican leaders of both houses in favor of new leadership... (more)


January 5, 2015
DAVID BRAT — Whoever runs for the Republican leadership of the U.S. House on Tuesday must communicate on paper how Congress is going to lead on the big issues. The American people elected us to solve trillion-dollar problems, not to kick the can down the road with only symbolic votes... (more)


January 5, 2015
BREITBART — Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona says he will vote against retaining John Boehner as Speaker of the House. "Trust is a series of promises kept; my vote for new leadership reflects a promise I made to voters when they elected me," Gosar writes in a news release sent out Sunday... (more)


January 5, 2015
JOSEPH FARAH — Let me see if I can make this really simple for House Republicans preparing to cast their most important vote of the next two years. Tomorrow 247 Republicans will determine who the next House speaker will be. The speaker of the House is the second most powerful position in Washington. If there is to be any meaningful opposition to Barack Obama's agenda in his last two years in office, it will require the House speaker to provide it.... (more)


January 5, 2015
REP. STEVE KING — This week, Members elected to the 114th Congress will rise, place their left hand on the Bible, raise their right hand and state, "I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God."... (more)


January 4, 2015
JOSEPH CURL — A minimutiny may be underway in the House of Representatives as another conservative has come out to announce that he will oppose Rep. John Boehner in his re-election bid as House speaker.... (more)


January 4, 2015
NEW YORK POST — Thousands of NYPD cops, still seething over Mayor de Blasio's characterization of them as the bad guys, defied their commissioner and turned their backs on Hizzoner Sunday as he eulogized the second of two officers killed by a police-hating assassin.... (more)


January 4, 2015
FOX NEWS — Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert said Sunday that he will challenge House Speaker John Boehner for his post when Congress returns this week to Washington. Gohmert, among the House Republican caucus' most conservative members, made the announcement on "Fox & Friends," saying he decided to run after Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., said Saturday that he would challenge Boehner for the chamber's top post... (more)


January 4, 2015
THE DAILY SIGNAL — In daring moves just days before the next election for House speaker, two Republican congressman have offered themselves as alternatives to incumbent Speaker John Boehner, the party establishment's choice... (more)


January 4, 2015
BREITBART — The grassroots conservative group FreedomWorks is directing calls to Congress among its 6.7 million supporters nationwide, urging Republicans to vote out House Speaker John Boehner and replace him with a viable alternative. FreedomWorks president Matt Kibbe says:... (more)


January 3, 2015
DAILY CALLER — Kentucky U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie became the second Republican to publicly oppose John Boehner for re-election as speaker of the House, releasing a statement on Saturday listing four grievances with the Ohio Republican and other GOP House leaders.... (more)


January 3, 2015
NEWSMAX — Idaho's Republican governor and attorney general petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to hear their appeals of a court decision legalizing gay nuptials, arguing Idaho residents have the right to define marriage as between a man and a woman.... (more)


January 3, 2015
JEROME R. CORSI — With the Obama administration issuing rosy economic reports that WND has reported are based on manipulated statistics designed to show GDP growth at 5 percent and unemployment at under 6 percent, economists worry about the impact of the end of the Federal Reserve's Quantitative Easing, the buying of U.S. Treasury debt.... (more)


January 3, 2015
WORLDNETDAILY — When Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., was running for president in 2012, Time magazine came out with particularly snarky criticism of one of her campaign promises. On Aug. 18, 2011, in an article titled "Why Michele Bachmann's $2-a-Gallon Gas Promise Is a Fantasy," Time senior writer and energy expert Bryan Walsh mocked the congresswoman for pledging, "Under President Bachmann, you will see gasoline come down below $2 a gallon again. That will happen."... (more)


January 3, 2015
WASHINGTON TIMES — Presidents, governors and even mayors have learned to schedule the release of news it wants to stuff unseen down the memory hole to Fridays and during holidays, and the practice is so common now that reporters are doubly wary in staking out the White House and crucial federal agencies as weekends and holidays approach.... (more)