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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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Justice Gorsuch finishing his first term on Supreme Court gives preview of how the nine-justice court will develop
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After two months of serving on the court, Justice Neil Gorsuch is already proving himself to be the type of jurist the Supreme Court needs and the one that was promised by President Donald J. Trump. The Washington Examiner has the full story: Leah Litman, a University of California, Irvine law professor and former law […]

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AG Jeff Sessions: Defiant sanctuary cities ‘tie the hands of law enforcement’
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Sanctuary cities, accused by President Trump’s administration of undermining federal laws in regards to illegal immigration, think they have found a loop hole – claiming the federal statute does not require cities to collect immigration status information. These jurisdictions will continue to jeopardize the safety of millions of families and law enforcement officials just to […]

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Weekly Action Items for the week of July 10th – 14th
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In the years-long fight to repeal ObamaCare, Tea Party Patriots has consistently and courageously made the case for full repeal, while making the case for a healthcare system that respects our Constitution, individual liberty, and the free market. As you no doubt know by now, Senate Republicans have put together a bill to repeal ObamaCare, […]

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Tea Party Patriots Signals Support for Cruz-Lee Amendment to Senate Health Care Bill
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Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today regarding the amendment to the Senate health care bill offered by Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT). “Tea Party Patriots and our nationwide network of grassroots supporters have been encouraging Senate Republicans to keep their promises […]

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Second Amendment expert: Cultural ‘divide’ over guns ‘created by media … hostile to gun ownership’
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A recent Pew survey found that – although fifty-two percent of adults favor stricter gun-control laws – that statistic doesn’t necessarily ring true at the ballot box, says Second Amendment expert Alan Gottlieb. The Washington Times has the details: In addition to the political implications tied to the issue, the Pew survey also revealed deep […]

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House passes Kate’s Law, a bill that would ‘crack down on illegal immigrants and the cities that shelter them’
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Yesterday, the House passed legislation that would deny federal grants to sanctuary cities and increase the penalties for deported immigrants who try to return to the U.S. The bill was named after Kate Steinle, a woman murdered two years ago in ‘sanctuary city’ San Francisco by an illegal immigrant who went through multiple deportations. Fox […]

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New government report reveals one third of “Obamaphone” enrollees may not even be qualified for the program
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The “Obamaphone” program was created to help low-income families pay for cellphones at the taxpayers’ expense. A recent report indicates that the controversial programs is “rife with fraud.” The Washington Times has the full story: The program, run by the Federal Communications Commission, predates President Obama, but it gained attention during his administration when recipients […]

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