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  • Freedom Caucus Majority Backs Paul Ryan for House Speaker

    10/21/2015 8:53:26 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 108 replies
    A strong majority of anti-establishment conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus voted on Wednesday night to support Representative Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin for House speaker, assuring that he will have the votes to secure the post next week and averting a leadership crisis for Republicans. Mr. Ryan indicated that he was prepared to seize the gavel and try to bring unity to his party, which has been riven over how House leaders exert authority over members. That fight had become so bitter that it forced the resignation of Speaker John A. Boehner and derailed the candidacy of the majority...
  • How Cruz Won the NH Conservative Caucus Vote

    10/21/2015 11:49:36 AM PDT · by Isara · 82 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | October 21st, 2015 | Art McGrath
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) was the undisputed winner of the first ever caucus of New Hampshire conservatives to rally behind a candidate in advance of the state's first-in-the-nation presidential primary in February. The 603 Alliance, a grassroots organization of New Hampshire conservatives, has endorsed Cruz.  Earlier this year the alliance began organizing the caucus as a means to prevent the conservative vote from getting split among so many candidates and thus handing the primary to an establishment candidate like Jeb Bush. The idea behind the caucus was that all conservatives present would throw their support behind the winner, whomever it...
  • Antonin Scalia to address Michele Bachmann’s group

    12/14/2010 3:01:00 PM PST · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Politico ^ | December 14, 2010 | Jennifer Epstein
    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will offer a primer on the separation of powers as laid out in the U.S. Constitution at the first meeting of a new group for conservative members of Congress. The Supreme Court and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) confirmed on Tuesday that the conservative justice was scheduled to speak at the inaugural meeting of the Constitutional Conservative Caucus, a group separate from the Tea Party Caucus Bachmann launched earlier this year. The new group, Bachmann says, will offer new members weekly classes on the Constitution and Declaration of Independence before they have been “co-opted into the...
  • Obama warned at summit: No North American Union

    08/08/2009 8:06:01 PM PDT · by Man50D · 17 replies · 1,202+ views ^ | August 08, 2009 | Drew Zahn
    With President Obama expected tomorrow for the North American Leaders' Summit in Guadalajara, Mexico, a coalition of American legislators and activists took a message to the Mexican media, denouncing economic partnerships that would undermine national sovereignty and blasting Obama's failure to keep his promises on transparency and the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Howard Phillips, chairman of The Conservative Caucus and head of the Coalition to Block the North American Union, spoke to Mexican print, television and radio media about the summit, which was known in previous years as the North American Security and Prosperity Partnership, or...
  • Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Speech To Conservative Caucus (Throne Speech Preview Alert)

    03/30/2006 1:57:44 AM PST · by goldstategop · 1 replies · 459+ views
    Canada Prime Minister's Office ^ | 03/28/06 | Prime Minister Stephen Harper
    Thank you very much for the opportunity to be here with you today as we prepare for a new parliament and a new Speech from the Throne. I know all of you have worked very hard… … and your efforts have not gone unnoticed. On January 23, Canadians voted for change. And they asked our party to lead that change. Change that will bring accountability back to Ottawa. Change that will deliver real results for ordinary working families. Change that will allow us to build a Canada that is strong, united, independent and free. That is quite a challenge, my...

    07/06/2005 12:37:57 PM PDT · by The_Eaglet · 98 replies · 1,961+ views
    The Conservative Caucus ^ | July 1, 2005 | Howard Phillips
    NEWS RELEASE For immediate release July 1, 2005 Contact: Charles Orndorff 703-938-9626 PRESIDENT BUSH SHOULD NOMINATE "TEN COMMANDMENTS JUDGE" ROY MOORE TO THE SUPREME COURT Vienna, VA. "President Bush should nominate former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore to replace Sandra Day O'Connor in the U.S. Supreme Court", Howard Phillips, Chairman of The Conservative Caucus, said today. "Sandra Day O'Connor's appointment by Ronald Reagan was a foreseeable disaster," Phillips continued. "As I pointed out in 1981, Mrs. O'Connor was a pro-abortion member of the Arizona State Senate and a liberal judge on the Arizona Court of Appeals. She was...