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Knopp set to back a Republican state House speaker
State Rep. Gary Knopp, R-Soldotna, said he will support a Republican nominee -- likely Rep. Dave Talerico, R-Healy -- and break a four-week deadlock in a chamber that has failed to formally organize.
UT Health Carthage CEO speaks to Republican Women 's Club about hospital improvements
The Panola County Republican Women hosted Mark Leitner, Hospital Administrator at UT Health Carthage on Feb. 12. While speaking at their meeting, Leitner took the time to address some of the main concerns of the community and also shared his plan of action on improving not only the hospital, but als
Republican senators threaten Wheeler 's confirmation over RFS
On Feb. 11, Five Republican senators sent a letter to Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler suggesting that his willingness to bend to oil industry interests over the Renewable Fuel Standard will impact their upcoming confirmation votes.
Republican Senator Says Infrastructure Proponents Need to Be Realistic
WASHINGTON — The Republican chairman of a key Senate committee on Wednesday called for “realism” from both parties about the possibility of passing a sweeping infrastructure package this year.
Wyoming Democrat calls for Republican to quit over remarks
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's Democratic Party chairman is calling on a Republican state lawmaker to resign for remarks that allegedly compared homosexuality to bestiality and pedophilia.
Republican John Kennedy announces for Suffolk County Executive
Suffolk County Comptroller John Kennedy, a Republican, declared his candidacy Monday to challenge two-term Democratic County Executive Steve Bellone, saying Bellone “deserves an "F” as a grade for the county’s repeated bond rating downgrades by Wall Street.
Republican lawmakers try again for tort reform
JEFFERSON CITY — The tug of war continues. A series of bills that would restrict the ability to create mass lawsuits has been supported year after year by corporations and associations including Monsanto, the Missouri Hospital Association and the American Tort Reform Association.
Republican Rep. Walter Jones Dead At 76
Rep. Walter B. Jones, a 24-year veteran of Congress who built a record of maverick conservatism, passed away Sunday at the age of 76. Mr. Jones represented eastern North Carolina, regularly turning aside GOP primary challenges then winning overwhelmingly in the general election.
Sinn Féin 's Gerry Adams visits pedophile brother 's deathbed
Gerry Adams was seen visiting his brother Liam Adams in hospital, where the convicted pedophile is receiving end-of-life cancer care. The former leader of Irish political party Sinn Féin, Gerry Adams, has visited his brother, a convicted pedophile, on his deathbed as he receives end-of-life cancer t
Republican Utah House Reps Voted Opposite Their Republican House Reps on a Rewrite of a Law Voters Passed . Here 's Why .
If Republicans in the Utah House of Representatives could have looked any worse, did it happen?. The GOP legislators were not in agreement over Senate Bill 96, legislation that rewrote a law by virtue of Utahns voting for it in November. Reps. Steve Eliason, Eric Hutchings and Craig Hall joined Demo
Burlington County Republican Committee drops support for Eighth District Assemblyman Joe Howarth
It’s another political shocker regarding one of the elected officials representing Shamong Township at the state level. About a week and a half after state Sen. Dawn Addiego (NJ-8) announced she was switching from Republican to Democrat, the Burlington County Republican Committee announced the organ
U.S. Republican Senator Rubio pushes plan to tax stock buybacks
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Marco Rubio said on Wednesday he will soon introduce legislation that would tax corporate stock buybacks like dividends, aiming to spur business investment, create more jobs and boost wages.
Trump on Virginia : `` That state is going to go Republican ''
During his big rally in El Paso, Texas, President Trump hit a lot of sore points for the Democrat Party. After shaming Governor Ralph Northam for his support of late-term abortion, he explained what he thinks will happen next in the Old Dominion.
Knopp withdraws support from Republican majority , leaving House without permanent speaker
There wasn’t. Though a bipartisan coalition had reportedly been close to a deal on Monday afternoon, with at least four additional Republicans reportedly thinking about crossing over. None materialized in Tuesday’s vote. Instead, multiple Republican members said they couldn’t support Knopp because t
Antiwar Republican Congressman Walter Jones Dies After Long Illness
Rep. Walter Jones, one of the most consistently antiwar members of Congress, has died at age 75 after an extended illness. The Republican lawmaker had battled a series of ailments in recent years and was granted a leave of absence from Congress late last year after missing a number of House votes.
Lower tax refunds show how the Republican tax cut is keeping money in your hands all year
When Republicans transformed America’s broken tax code for the first time in three decades, then-Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi famously predicted “this is Armageddon” for the nation’s economy.
Texas Republican Opposes Border Wall
The Republican congressman whose district spans one-third of the U.S.-Mexican border, says over 1,000 ranchers and farmers will be impacted if plans to build a border wall proceed. ( Wyatt Bechtel )
Republican women announce essay contest
PENDLETON — Graduating seniors from select area schools and those currently attending Blue Mountain Community College are invited to submit an entry for the scholarship essay program presented by the Round Up Republican Women.
Egley And Leydig Have Been Holding Private Meetings To Strategize Possible `` Reform Ticket '' In Republican Party
Republican County Commissioner Sandie Egley and former Republican treasurer candidate Tom Leydig have been holding private meetings to discuss a possible “reform slate” of candidates in the Republican party.
A Republican throws hat in ring to challenge Trump in 2020
Donald Trump has a primary on his hands, though it’s against someone that few people know, and has a message that few conservatives would actually support. Liberal Massachusetts governor Bill Weld has entered the fray this afternoon, giving a speech to supporters in Boston: