Justin Amash a founding member of the new House Freedom Caucus

Matt Naham Rare.US 1/26/2015

A group of nine House Republicans are forming a new group called the “House Freedom Caucus,” whose mission statement is to “give a voice to countless Americans who feel that Washington does not represent them … support open, accountable and limited government, the Constitution and the rule of law, and policies […]

Congressman Rips Reporters as Obama’s ‘Shills’ on Immigration

Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal 12/2/2014

Rep. Raúl Labrador, R-Idaho, today criticized members of the news media for failing to do their homework on the history of President Obama and immigration reform, urging them to “stop being shills for this president.”

Addressing reporters at the monthly Capitol Hill gathering Conversations with Conservatives, Labrador began by […]

Republican Congressman: White House Press Secretary ‘Lied To The American People’

Alex Griswold The Daily Caller 11/20/2014

Idaho Republican Congressman Raúl Labrador appeared on MSNBC’s “The Rundown,” telling host José Díaz-Balart that White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest “lied to the American people” when he claimed Republicans weren’t willing to act on immigration reform.

“It’s so sad that Josh came onto your show, and he once […]

This Tea Party favorite just jumped in the race to replace Eric Cantor

Susan Ferrechio The Washington Examiner 6/13/2014

Second-term Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, plans to challenge Rep.Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., for the second most powerful Houseleadership position.

Labrador just released a statement announcing his bid for House majority leader, saying he believes Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s primary loss on Tuesday shows, “Americans are looking for a change in […]

Looks Like Unions Are Set For Obamacare Tax Break In Budget Deal

The Lonely Conservative 10/14/2013

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Don’t you love how things go in Washington, DC. They started out fighting over defunding Obamacare. Then it was delaying the individual mandate and scrapping the medical device tax. Now it’s about giving the unions a tax break.

Labor unions are poised to score the delay of an […]

Bipartisan Amnesty Team Now Down to John McCain, Lindsey Graham, and Cheech Marin

Two More Defections from Amnesty Gang of Eight

Ace Ace of Spades HQ 9/20/2013

Well no, not exactly, but there were two more defections.

There had been an earlier one, so it was down to a Gang of Seven. I should have known that so I’ll pretend I did. Now it’s a gang of five.