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McCarthy ousted, Pelosi evicted, what’s next in that game of congressional musical chairs

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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 3, 2023—Representative Matt Gaetz (FL-01) led a revolt that successfully ousted fellow Republican Kevin McCarthy (CA-20) as Speaker of the House. This is the first time in U.S. history that a speaker has been removed in a no-confidence vote. “Kevin McCarthy couldn’t keep his word,” Representative Gaetz told reporters outside of the […]

False Promises: Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan unconstitutional

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WASHINGTON, D.C., June 30, 2023—In a 6-3 decision the United States Supreme Court today ruled that President Joe Biden’s executive order to forgive hundreds of billions of dollars in federal student loan debt is an overreach of the Executive Branch of government. “The Secretary asserts that the HEROES Act grants him the authority to cancel […]

Suzan DelBene to chair Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

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WASHINGTON, D.C., December 20, 2022—Incoming Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries announced today that he has tapped Congresswoman Suzan DelBene of Washington to lead the House Democratic effort to take back the Majority in 2024. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is the official campaign arm of the Democrat Party in the U.S. House of Representatives, according […]

Nancy Pelosi steps down as Speaker of the House

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WASHINGTON, D.C., November 17, 2022—Today, Representative Nancy Pelosi (CA-12), 82, announces that she is stepping down as Speaker of the House of Representatives. In 2007, Pelosi become the first most powerful woman elected to office after being selected by her colleagues as Speaker of the House, a position second in line to the presidency. Both […]

Biden’s big lie: Student loan debt forgiveness deemed illegal

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FORT WORTH, TX, November 14, 2022—Federal Judge Mark T. Pittman of the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas, on November 10, declares President Joe Biden’s plan to cancel up to $20,000 in student loan debt for eligible borrowers “UNLAWFUL” and orders that the Administration “VACATES the Program.” This latest ruling comes less […]

Inslee accuses Republican candidates of fueling political violence

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SEATTLE, Wash., October 28, 2022—In his condemnation of the today’s brutal attack of Paul Pelosi, husband to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Governor Jay Inslee attributed what he called “election denial” Republican candidates Tiffany Smiley, Matt Larkin, and Joe Kent with fueling political violence. “What smoking is to cancer, election denial is to political […]

Select Committee subpoenas 45th US President Donald J Trump

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Bolton, MS & Wilson, WY., October 22, 2022—Pursuant to a unanimous vote of the Select Committee, Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and Vice Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY) yesterday announced that the Select Committee has issued a subpoena to former President Donald Trump for testimony under oath and records relevant to the Select Committee’s investigation into the […]

Puyallup man sentenced to 46 months for his actions in U.S. Capitol breach

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WASHINGTON D.C., December 22, 2021 – According to court documents, Devlyn Thompson, 28, of Puyallup, was among individuals in a crowd on the Lower West Terrace of the Capitol who were pushing against and assaulting Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) officers in the tunnel leading into the U.S. Capitol. Thompson and […]

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