Steve Scalise

Hardball politics: GOP-Democrat anxiety in aftermath of shooting

Al Weaver, Washington Examiner

There is plenty of work on Capitol Hill likely to erode this week's unity quickly. Senate Republicans are trying to pass healthcare legislation by the July 4th recess and are writing their bill behind closed doors. House Republicans are moving forward with tax reform, led by Ryan and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas. On Thursday night, though, people at the ballpark expressed hope for a brighter future.

Scalise & Lobbyists, Donors Rally

Anna Palmer, Politico

Steve Scalise may be on the defensive on Capitol Hill, but he’s still in good standing with K Street donors. Nearly 300 K Streeters flocked to meet Scalise and see his political operation and new fundraising team.

Levin: Does Jeb Back Boehner, Scalise Amid Scandal?

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

"Suddenly and miraculously Jeb Bush has gone silent. He & his cronies relentlessly smear Reagan conservatives but not a word about the pathetic House GOP leadership." 

Steve Scalise Must Go As House Republican Whip

Steve Scalise is either too dumb to be Republican Whip, or just plain lying about his association with David Duke's despicable racist organization, because none of what he has said about his association with Kenneth Knight, a leader of Duke's racist group has made the least bit of sense to anyone with even a low voltage BS detector.

Scalise Casts Shadow on GOP

Ben Kamisar, The Hill

Monday’s revelation that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) spoke at a white supremacist event in 2002 as a state representative is just the latest in a series of member-related problems for John Boehner.

Will You Fire The First Shot In The Battle To Govern America According To Conservative Principles?

Please send this letter, or your iteration of it, to the editor of your local newspaper to help begin the process of recruiting a primary opponent for any Republican who betrayed conservative principles and voted for the "CRomnibus."

Scalise Blasted For Backing O's Amnesty Via Omnibus

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise is coming under fire in conservative circles for supporting the effort by Speaker John Boehner, Maj. Leader Kevin McCarthy & Approps. Comm. chair Rep. Hal Rogers to reach a spending deal that would fund Obama’s exec. amnesty.

Memo To House Republicans: If You Fund It You Own It

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

Those allegedly conservative Republicans who vote for the “CRomnibus” will own not just Obama's unconstitutional amnesty, they will also own a host of Obama's other destructive policies. I urge CHQ readers to pick-up the phone (the toll free number is 1- 866-220-0044) and call Congress to demand your Representative and Senators vote “NO” on the CR – Omnibus spending plan.

House GOP Heads Trick 216 R's Into Accidentally Backing O's Amnesty

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Louie Gohmert exposed how John Boehner, Kevin McCarthy & Steve Scalise strengthened Obama’s executive amnesty with procedural trickery—and they did it all in the name of pushing a bill that they told R's would block Obama’s exec. amnesty. 

House GOP Elects Leaders for 114th Congress

Scott Wong, The Hill

Boehner, McCarthy, and Scalise were re-elected to their posts. In the only contested leadership race, Rep. Luke Messer was elected as Repub. Policy Comm. chairman over Reps. Tom Reed and Rob Woodall. That's the No. 5 spot on Boehner’s leadership team.

GOP HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER & WHIP ELECTION TODAY

The House Republican Conference leadership vote for Majority Leader and Majority Whip are scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. eastern TODAY, Thursday, June 19, 2014, in Room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building. UPDATE: The GOP Establishment's Rep. Kevin McCarthy won the House Majority Leader election over conservative Raul Labrador.

What's At Stake in Today's House GOP Leadership Vote

Today’s House Republican leadership elections offer Republicans the opportunity to bring some limited government constitutional conservative voices into the inner counsels of the House leadership. Check here for updates on the election.

House Whip Race Reflects Repub. Study Comm.'s Competing Factions

Kristina Peterson and Janet Hook, Wall Street Journal

The race to become the House's next majority whip has shone a light on the Republican Study Committee, a once-exclusive club of the most conservative lawmakers that has expanded to encompass the GOP's many competing factions.

Kevin McCarthy is Much Worse Than Eric Cantor

Kevin McCarthy epitomizes all that’s wrong with Washington. McCarthy only votes with conservatives 42 percent of the time compared to 53 percent for Cantor. That's pathetic, dangerous, and the best possible reason to replace the entire House GOP leadership now.

House Repub. Leadership: Where are the Conservatives?

Rick Manning, The Hill

No conservative candidate has announced for the majority leader spot, & the alternative for whip, Steve Scalise, is just a Boehner cheerleader. After all the concerns about the direction that Boehner's team is taking the House, no one is rising up to the challenge now that the opportunity is present.

Whip List on GOP Leadership Races

The Hill Staff

House lawmakers are jockeying for senior leadership posts after Eric Cantor’s defeat. Kevin McCarthy as Majority Leader is a done deal, so now all eyes are on the Whip race. Steve Scalise and Peter Roskam are the top two Whip candidates.

Cruz Hires RSC-Shunned Conservative

Kristina Peterson, Wall Street Journal

One month after the Repub. Study Comm. firing of longtime House Repub. staffer Paul Teller ignited tea party anger, Ted Cruz announced that he had hired Mr. Teller as his deputy chief of staff. Scalise's loss, Cruz's gain.

TeaParty Seeks Vengeance for Firing

Alex Rogers, Time

Paul Teller was fired last week from the Republican Study Committee after allegedly leaking private conversations. We call foul. Brent Bozell, chairman of For America, said, “They are making it personal...by personally besmirching their integrity.

Levin:Patriot Was Replaces By Boehner Lackey

Breitbart News Staff

Mark Levin blasted the Repub. establishment for purging the conservative wing in the House and for lashing out against the grassroots conservatives and blue-collar Americans outside the beltway that listen to his show.