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American Made Coalition members would be ‘disappointed if Washington squanders once-in-a-generation opportunity by abandoning real reform’
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A group of large U.S. companies urged the Senate Finance Committee to push comprehensive tax reform this year instead of enacting a temporary rate cut or other half-measures that fail to fix the broken pieces in our tax reform. The Washington Times has the details: At the same time, a group of large U.S. companies […]

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North Carolina’s Republican Senators Refuse to Meet with Tea Party Patriots Activists
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The first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln, immortalized the concept of a government “of the people, by the people, for the people” in the Gettysburg Address. In North Carolina, Republican Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr might want to brush off one of the greatest speeches ever delivered by an American president to remind themselves of […]

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GOP leaders unveil revised healthcare bill to repeal and replace Obamacare
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This week, Senate Republican leaders released their revised version of the healthcare bill aiming to repeal and replace Obamacare. GOP leaders included new changes in the hopes of winning over additional votes from conservatives and moderates. The Hill has the full report: Importantly, the bill largely keeps the Medicaid sections the same, meaning that deeper […]

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President Trump: ‘The era of economic surrender is over’
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President Trump touts his promise of bringing manufacturing jobs back to the United States during his weekly address which serves as a clear indication that he intends to bring back domestic production. Trump addresses that this will bring an end to our ‘economic surrender’ and suffering. The Hill has the inside scoop: “For decades, American jobs […]

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Government shutdown is likely to happen without border wall funding included in spending bill
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Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) says there may be a government shutdown if money for President Trump’s border wall isn’t included in an approved spending bill. The Hill reports:  Meadows said Trump could veto a funding bill if the House passed it without wall funding. Current government funding runs out in September, and the government would […]

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Conservative leaders have signed memo outlining ‘wish list’ for Senate healthcare bill
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Conservatives on the Conservative Action Project this week outlined what they want the healthcare bill to look like in order to gain Republican support on the Senate bill that has stirred up controversy this summer. Their memo states that, in order to garner their support, the bill must address four principles: consumer choice, Medicaid flexibility, market […]

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Are you living in one of the 5 most awfully managed states in the U.S?
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The Mercatus Center ranked the five worst fiscally managed states in America and the five best fiscally managed states, taking into account not just states’ ability to pay short-term bills but also their ability to make long-run spending commitments; their underfunded pensions and healthcare plans; whether the states would be able to provide new services […]

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Sen. Republicans ‘don’t see any reason to be leaving’ Washington until policy issues are handled
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced that he will push off the start of senators’ August recess on Tuesday to keep lawmakers in town to try and tie up loose ends on healthcare, taxes and the budget. Republican senators prior to McConnell’s announcement had been asking the majority leader to push the recess back […]

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Physician Hospitals of America says 30,000 job left uncreated because of Obamacare
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Obamacare has continued to wreak havoc on doctor-owned hospitals resulting in overworked doctors, long wait times for patients and squashed planned expansion projects for doctor-owned hospitals. These consequences have drastically impacted our economy with “a loss of $200 million in tax revenue and 30,000 jobs that went uncreated,” according to one trade group. The Washington […]

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Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 7/10/17
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CALENDAR: The House will return on Tuesday, with the first votes scheduled for 6:30 PM. The House will stay in session through Friday, with the last vote scheduled to be no later than 3 PM. The Senate will return on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30. The Senate is also scheduled to stay in session through Friday. TWO WEEKS AGO ON […]

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CBO report: The nation’s spending remains a problem that won’t be resolved any time soon
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Last week, the Congressional Budget Office raised its federal deficit projection by $134 billion, to $693 billion for fiscal year 2017, and further projected that over the next ten years, the federal government will add another $10 trillion to the national debt. The Hill reports: With the total gross debt set to surpass $20 trillion […]

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