House Republicans

Reid: Obama May Have to Act on Immigration

Seung Min Kim, Politico

Harry Reid said that the Obama administration will have to act alone on stemming deportations if the House doesn’t move on immigration reform by August's end. Dems think BHO has the capacity to move further in executive orders "to protect innocent people from deportation.”

Boehner's Big Immigration Decision

Russell Berman, The Hill

After failing to seal a “grand bargain” with Obama on cutting the federal deficit, Boehner may see immigration as his opportunity for an achievement that would define his tenure in office of which he's hinted may be coming to an end.

House GOP Find 10% of TEAParty Donors Audited by IRS

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

Despite assurances to the contrary, the IRS didn’t destroy all of the donor lists scooped up in its tea party targeting, and a check of those lists reveals that the tax agency audited 10% of those donors, much higher than the audit rate for average Americans.

House GOP Probes on IRS, Benghazi Bring Peril for Dems

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

With votes looming to create a special committee to investigate the Benghazi attacks, hold former IRS official Lois G. Lerner in contempt of Congress and demand a special counsel to look into the IRS, House Republicans have created a political minefield for Democrats in tough re-election races. 

House to Focus on IRS Targeting, Senate Takes on Keystone

Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner

The House this week will vote on whether to hold a former top IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress, while Senate lawmakers will grapple with legislation that would green light construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project.

Lawmaker Predicts Boehner Won’t Run for Speaker Again

Russell Berman, The Hill

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) who supported Speaker John Boehner  in '13 is predicting Boehner won’t run for the job again and says he would be surprised if he could win reelection by the House.

Zuckerberg's Pro-Amnesty Ad Targets House GOP

Donna Cassata, Associated Press

An advocacy group affiliated with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched a nationwide ad that implores House Republicans to act this election year on legislation overhauling the nation's immigration system.

Viguerie, Martin and Levin: The 'Boehner Must Go Caucus' Growing

Jenny Beth Martin of Tea Party Patriots and bestselling author and talk radio powerhouse Mark Levin are the latest national voices joining CHQ Chairman Richard A. Viguerie in calling on House Republicans to fire Speaker John Boehner. Sign and share the "Fire Boehner" petition.

Boehner:Outside Groups Lost Credibility

Boehner is voicing a common criticism in establishment Republican circles: that outside conservative groups reflexively oppose anything supported by GOP leadership. Boehner said the budget deal, which will come to a vote in the House Thurs.

Budget Deal Makes Passing Tax Hikes Easier

Mary Katherine Hamm, Hot Air

The bill bascally grants Reid the authority to send tax increases to the House with a bare majority, rather than the 60 vote threshold that would be required under the point of order.

Spending Vote a Litmus Test for Conservatives

The vote on the Ryan -- Murray spending deal will show which Republicans are willing to participate in the culture of lies that enables the disastrous state of American governance.

Amnesty for Illegal Aliens Dead – Don’t Be So Sure

The danger is that, after the House passes several smaller bills, congressional leaders could handpick negotiators to meet in secret and develop a “compromise” plan to “fix” the Senate bill and bring the new—even larger—comprehensive proposal to a vote in both chambers.

D's Trying to Run Out Shutdown Clock

Julian Pecquet and Molly K. Hooper, The Hill

Rep. Tim Griffin (R-Ark.) accused Dems of deliberately “running out the clock.” He claimed to have been told by “high-level Dems in town” that their plan has long been to force a gov't shutdown and blame it on Repubs.

Graves’ Bill to Defund Obamacare Gathering Steam

We like Rep. Tom Graves’ approach, but the real fight won’t be the vote on Graves’ H.J. Res 62 – that will likely pass with no problem if it is brought to the floor by the House Republican leadership. Our concern is what happens when the establishment Republicans and Democrats in the Senate vote it down, as they surely will.

Congress Must Reclaim War Powers

Patrick Buchanan, WND

Repubs who oppose a U.S. war on Syria speak for the people and should seize this moment to dump Obama conscripts Boehner and Cantor and replace them with leaders who will stand resolutely against Obama’s war, against Obamacare and against amnesty.

Sarah Palin Gets It Right on Republicans Who Fund Obamacare

"The time for rhetoric and ceremonial votes in Congress is over," said Governor Palin. "Just remember — if you fund it, you own it!"

We Agree With Steve Stockman: Defund Obamacare and Give the Clown a Break

Principled limited government constitutional conservative Republican Congressman Steve Stockman says Americans gave Republicans control of the House in 2010 because they wanted Congress to pull the plug on ObamaCare. However, the House GOP has used only rhetoric against ObamaCare for a long time; it has not actually stepped up to fight it.

GOP Faking on Gradual Immigration?

RealQuiet, RedState

Repubs’ promise to act tough on border security while looking to secure amnesty for millions has become infuriatingly all-too-familiar. They're trying to trick us.

Enough Votes to Impeach O?

Vince Coglianese, Daily Caller

Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX) told constituents at a townhall that the House would “probably” have enough votes to impeach Obama.

Late-Term Abortion Ban Can Unite Us

Star Parker, LifeNews.com

A late-term abortion ban is an important issue that all Repubs must rally around. Dems in pro-life-leaning states need to support a ban.