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Comey Confirms FBI Investigating Possible Russia Interference in Election

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 20, 2017 at 10:00am 3/20/2017 at 10:00am

FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Mike Rogers addressed the House Intelligence Committee today about allegations of Russian interference with our presidential election and President Donald Trump’s accusations that former President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower.

Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) told Fox News on Sunday that the wiretap never happened. Top...

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ATF Agents Skip Hearing on ICE Agent Jaime Zapata Murder

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/9/2017 at 5:30pm
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The House Oversight Committee held a hearing today over the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report that showed the ATF missed numerous opportunities to arrest the two men linked to the guns used to murder ICE Agent Jaime Zapata in February 2011.

However, Ronald Turk, ATF associate deputy director and chief operating...

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Rand Paul Denied Access to House Obamacare Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:00am 3/3/2017 at 7:00am

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) wanted to view the House GOP Obamacare replacement bill, but could not gain access to it from a secure room. This did not please the senator, who wants to keep everything transparent:

“If you recall where Obamacare was passed...

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Pelosi Loses Bid To Rehang Offensive “Art” Portraying Police as Pigs

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 1:00pm 2/4/2017 at 1:00pm

Democrats, apparently eager to display their blatant disrespect for our nation’s law enforcement officers, keep trying to display their view of police officers as pigs for the world to see.

The “art” was taken down by Representative Duncan Hunter (R-CA), then rehung by Representative Lacy Clay (D-MO), taken down yet again

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Dominican-American of African descent shut out of Congressional Black Caucus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 12:30pm 2/4/2017 at 12:30pm
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The Congressional Black Caucus is facing an existential quandary: to allow a Dominican-American to join or not to allow it?  Is a Dominican-American black?  Hispanic?  Afro-Latino?  Who decides?  And what if that person tried to unseat Charlie Rangel (twice)?

We might think, based on the Rachael Dolezal case that one can just...

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Kevin McCarthy, Pete King Lay Out Agenda for Next 100 Days

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 6:30pm 1/22/2017 at 6:30pm

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Rep. Pete King (R-NY) laid out the details on the legislative agenda for the House for the next 100 days when they appeared on AM 790 in New York:

“We’re going to be going full steam to move forward with the Trump agenda to make...

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Chelsea Clinton Being “Groomed” For House Run

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 4:30pm 11/12/2016 at 4:30pm
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Just yesterday, LI reader Tom Swift reminded me that Chelsea Clinton is waiting in the wings to pick up her parents’ baton and beat Americans over the head and heart with it.  Today, I read a New York...

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Democrats Want DOJ Probe of FBI Leaks Regarding Hillary Investigations

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 3:30pm 11/6/2016 at 3:30pm

Representatives John Conyers (D-MI) and Elijah Cummings (D-MD) are focused on finding and punishing those in the FBI who revealed Hillary’s mind-bogglingly bad judgment and potential threat to national security in relation to both her email/server scandal and the Clinton Foundation.  To that end, they are urging the DOJ to investigate...

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Congress Votes to Override Obama Veto of 9/11 Families Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 4:00pm 9/28/2016 at 4:00pm
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Yesterday, I wrote about today’s Senate vote expected to override Obama’s veto and today they voted overwhelmingly to do just that.

Fox News reports:

The Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to overturn President Obama’s veto of a bill letting families of Sept. 11 victims sue...

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Facing a Tough Reelection, Mia Love to Skip Republican National Convention

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 3:00pm 6/26/2016 at 3:00pm
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Between the dust-up over Mia B. Love (R-UT) using taxpayer money ($1,160) to attend the White House Correspondence Dinner and...

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House Republicans Push for Small Changes to ObamaCare

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 4:37pm 6/11/2016 at 4:37pm

House Republicans are proposing five changes to ObamaCare while still asserting that they are interested in and working for full repeal.  Still wildly unpopular, ObamaCare highlights the divide between Republican and conservative voters who want it repealed and their representatives on the hill who, while having (show) voted for repeal many...

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Reid “Fairly Certain” Democrats Will Retake Senate in November

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 4:40pm 5/1/2016 at 4:40pm

As he has repeatedly stated, Obama is confident that a Democrat will win the White House in November, and now Harry Reid is expressing that he is “fairly certain” that Democrats will take back the Senate t...

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‘Hey Girl, It’s Paul Ryan’ Blog Relaunches After Its Hero is Elected Speaker

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 30, 2015 at 7:45pm 10/30/2015 at 7:45pm

Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) was officially sworn in as Speaker of the House on Thursday, and the sign over the doorway to the Speaker’s Office wasn’t the only change.

The “Hey Girl, It’s Paul Ryan” Tumblr, first launched in April 2012 with a seemingly...

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Paul Ryan Takes the Gavel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 7:00pm 10/29/2015 at 7:00pm

It’s done: Paul Ryan is the new Speaker of the House:

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Paul Ryan Declares for Speaker

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 7:29pm 10/22/2015 at 7:29pm

It’s official: Paul Ryan has formally declared his candidacy for Speaker of the House.

From CNN:

“I never thought I’d be speaker,” Ryan said in a statement. “But I pledged to you that if I could be a unifying figure, then I would serve — I would go all in. After talking with...

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Why not? Charlie Crist is Running for Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 16, 2015 at 1:11pm 10/16/2015 at 1:11pm

On Tuesday, former Florida governor Charlie Crist will announce his next foray into politics—a run for Congress.

Officially, Crist has not indicated specifically what this announcement will address; Kevin Cate, who served as an advisor to Crist’s failed 2014 bid for governor, has only said that Crist is set to m...

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Huma Answers Questions on Benghazi

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 16, 2015 at 11:40am 10/16/2015 at 11:40am

Today, top-level Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin sat down for a closed-door hearing with Trey Gowdy’s (R-SC) Benghazi Committee. Her testimony is just a warm-up act, though—next Thursday, Clinton herself will testify before the panel in a public hearing. (Be prepared for fireworks—covered right here at Legal Insurrection.)

The Clinton campaign—on which...

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