Posts Tagged ‘caucus’

Noem dog shooting sparks Congressional Dog Lovers Caucus

Call them the Paw-cus. A bipartisan group of lawmakers launched the Congressional Dog Lovers Caucus on Thursday — less than a week after South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s killing of her dog disgusted Democrats and Republicans alike. “Dogs are the only thing on earth that loves you more than they love themselves. Their joy to […]

White House calls out House’s conservative caucus budget for ‘extreme’ abortion proposals

The White House on Friday called out the Republican Study Committee’s (RSC) budget proposal for backing legislation that would put strict restrictions on abortion access. The group, which comprises nearly 80 percent of all House Republicans, proposed a budget that endorses the Life at Conception Act, which would implement protections for unborn humans. Democrats argue… […]

UAW Arab Caucus: UAW must move from ceasefire declaration to stopping weapons for Israel

UAW Arab Caucus to union president Shawn Fain: The union must take action to translate the UAW’s ceasefire declaration to practical interruption of the weapons our UAW siblings are making, sending to Israel, and are being used to kill our families. Source

Trump Gives Speech After Winning Iowa Caucus; Ramaswamy To End Campaign

Trump Gives Speech After Winning Iowa Caucus; Ramaswamy To End Campaign Update (2323ET): As predicted, Donald Trump has been declared the winner of the Iowa Caucus by the Associated Press. Trump beat both Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley by nearly 30 points and 40 points respectively, in line with the final NBC News/Des Moines Register/Mediacom […]

Everyone’s waiting for Ann Selzer to release the most important Iowa caucus poll

J. Ann Selzer vividly remembers the moment when she first found out there was a problem. “I was first alerted through a message on Twitter,” the renowned Iowa pollster recalled in an interview with POLITICO last week that represented her most expansive public comments yet about the four-year-old episode. Selzer was at Drake University in […]

Iowa Democrats Deploy New Strategy After Bungling 2020 Caucus

Iowa Republicans will be the first in the nation to weigh in on the competitive Republican presidential race, as they continue their long-time Iowa Caucus tradition on Jan. 15 next year. But Democrats—with a virtually noncompetitive race, a presidential call to ditch caucuses, and memories of the bungled 2020 caucus—are turning entirely to mail ballots […]

One way or another, McCarthy is toast after burning the Freedom Caucus so many times.

READ HERE: https://www.thedailybeast.com/freedom-caucus-eyeing-plan-to-oust-mccarthy-as-early-as-next-week-report-says   Source

House GOP grows skeptical on Ukraine: ‘It’s not just the Freedom Caucus’

Skepticism is growing among House Republicans on the approval of more Ukraine funding as Congress faces its first test on America’s role in the war against Russia. The House could face a vote as soon as this month as the Senate looks to fold a Ukraine aid package into a continuing resolution that would push… […]

Poll: Donald Trump Holds Majority of Support in Iowa GOP Caucus

A majority of likely Iowa Republican caucusgoers back Donald Trump over his rivals for the GOP nomination, according to a poll. Source

“The Uniparty can easily out-maneuver the Republican caucus every time.”

118th Session of Congress: Senate Republicans Struggle with the Uniparty Renee Parsons As the 118th Session of Congress opened its first day of legislative business, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) wasted little time to deliver his rant against House Republicans as  ‘trapped in a cycle of extremism,’ paralyzed by division and captured by extreme […]

Democratic Women’s Caucus Wears Matching White Butcher Coats In Support Of Abortion

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In an inspiring show of solidarity with abortionists and other eugenicists, the Democratic Women’s Caucus showed up to the Capitol this week wearing stylish butcher coats. Source

The unauthorized history of the House Freedom Caucus

In 2015, Rep. John Fleming (R-La.) was traveling back to Louisiana with his wife when he had an idea: a plan to empower arch-conservatives to push back against their Leadership, led by then-Speaker of the House John Boehner. Soon after, he and eight Republican colleagues founded the House Freedom Caucus – the same group that […]

Biden Crisis: Full House Democrat Caucus Meeting to Discuss Economic Messaging

The full Democrat House caucus will reportedly meet on Thursday to discuss its economic messaging following inflation hitting a 41-year high and gas prices continually rising, mere months ahead of the midterm elections.

Congress Launches New Pro-Israel ‘Cheerleading’ Caucus

Described as a “cheerleading squad” in the Jewish Insider by its co-chair, Sen. James Lankford (R-OK), the caucus’s stated goals include expanding the Abraham Accords agreements and fostering regional peace. The group’s other co-chairs are Sens. Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), David Trone (D-MD), […]

The Abraham Accords Gets a Caucus

The Abraham Accords Caucus During their time in The White House the Trump administration helped negotiate a number of arms deals between Israel and other authoritarian governments, while cutting the Palestinians out of the process completely. This is sometimes hilariously referred to as a “peace plan”, but people usually roll with something less Orwellian and […]

Freedom Caucus to Pelosi: We Will Oppose Funding Federal Government While ‘Unconstitutional’ Vaccine Mandates Continue

The House Freedom Caucus formally informed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Tuesday that its members will not vote to fund the federal government while the Biden administration maintains vaccine mandates on government and private sector employees. The conservative group wrote in a letter to the speaker that it views the coronavirus vaccine mandates as […]

Iowa Caucus Poll: Trump Holds Commanding Intra-GOP Lead

Former President Donald Trump holds a commanding lead over several other potential 2024 GOP presidential candidates in Iowa, a survey of likely Iowa GOP caucus-goers obtained by Breitbart News shows. The survey, from pollster Rick Shaftan’s Neighborhood Research and Media, shows Trump at nearly 56 percent with 55.7 percent—leading his next closest possible rival, Florida […]

House Freedom Caucus Urges Members to Vote Against the NDAA

The House Freedom Caucus is urging its members to vote against the massive yearly defense policy bill known as the National Defense Authorization Act that authorizes all Pentagon programs and policies. The caucus lists three main reasons: holding the Biden administration accountable for its failed military withdrawal from Afghanistan; not forcing women into combat; and […]

Right Wing Bonus Tracks: The Election Integrity Caucus

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The 2024 Iowa caucus campaign has already begun

The burst of early activity — which is set to accelerate over the summer months — illustrates how Republicans are maneuvering with an eye toward succeeding Trump. A Trump bid would likely extinguish their hopes of becoming the party’s nominee, and at least one candidate has said they won’t run if if Trump does. But […]

NAACP, Congressional Black Caucus Silent About Democrat Senator’s Membership at All-White Club

Both the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Congressional Black Caucus were radio silent on Monday after news broke that Democrat Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) defended his membership to an elite, all-white beach club. Breitbart News reached out to both the NAACP and the Congressional Black Caucus for comment regarding Whitehouse’s extra-curricular […]

Far-Left Congressional Caucus Calls Attacks on Ilhan Omar as ‘Distorting Her Views’

The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), a far-left group on Capitol Hill, issued a statement supporting the remarks made by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), calling the attacks on her part of the “right-wing media echo chamber” which are “distorting her views and intentions.” Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), the chair of CPC, issued the statement on behalf […]

Report: Congressional Black Caucus Blocking Black Republican Byron Donalds from Joining

Freshman Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL) has been blocked from joining the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), according to a report. The caucus has been blocking the black Republican from membership, according to a source familiar with the CBC’s plan who told BuzzFeed News. BuzzFeed noted that it had been nearly six months since the new freshman class […]

Hispanic Caucus Eyes Big Amnesty After Biden Meeting with DACA Illegal Aliens

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is eyeing a big legislative push for amnesty for millions of illegal aliens living in the United States, hoping to ride a wave of momentum after President Joe Biden met with illegal aliens at the White House. Last week, Biden met with illegal aliens enrolled and eligible for the Deferred Action […]

Problem Solvers Caucus Announces Bipartisan Trip to Southern Border

The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus (PSC) announced Sunday that they will travel to the southern border Monday to witness the migrant crisis unfolding. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) said a delegation of the Problem Solvers Caucus will travel to the southern border for a two-day visit. The delegation will travel to Rep. […]

California Jewish Caucus Joins Lawmakers to Promote Slate of Hate Crime Bills

The California State Capitol Building. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org– Members of the California Legislative Jewish Caucus joined a coalition of state lawmakers on the Capitol steps in Sacramento on Monday in support of legislation aimed at combating hate crimes and hate-motivated violence against minority groups. The Jewish Caucus advocated for three bills and one policy proposal […]

Trump-backing California legislator ousted as GOP caucus leader

Shannon Grove speaks with Sen. Scott Wilk during the state Senate session in Sacramento, Calif. | Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo California Senate Republicans have chosen state Sen. Scott Wilk to lead their caucus, ousting incumbent state Sen. Shannon Grove, according to multiple Capitol sources. In trading Grove for Wilk, Republicans are opting for a more moderate […]

Sedition caucus mimics Trump’s worst sin: Demolition of content—legal, moral, democratic or electoral

Image Credit: Sarah Grillo/Axios Governance by stunts exposes the worst of Trumpism, now under justifiable siege Among the most memorable images of Capitol rioters, aside from brutal homicides, are videos of disrupters carrying off spoils, gaping like rape-and-pillage raiders leaving burning rubble. Plus, with a stupid you can’t teach, deplorables advertised their crimes with selfies, […]

Let The Black Caucus Be Black

Black people suffer because they have no real representation in Congress. The Congressional Black Caucus takes its orders from Nancy Pelosi, who serves corporations, not people. “We have seen enough so-called progressives fall by the wayside.” “Let Black Democrats Be Black!”  was written by Glen Ford in the November 1, 2006 issue of Black Agenda Report. The […]

Israel Allies Caucus No. 50 established in Honduras

Four new Israel Allies Caucuses were established this month, bringing the number of pro-Israel caucuses around the world to 50.The new caucuses were set up in Honduras, Central Africa Republic, South Sudan and Cameroon. Honduras agreed to set up the caucus on Tuesday evening.“If we look back 20 years, we cannot even imagine having these […]

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