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Democrats Retreat from Vote on Restoring Second Amendment Rights to DC Residents

March 21, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today after Democrats retreated from voting on a proposal to restore Second Amendment rights to the District of Columbia:“On the floor of the House today, House Republicans offered a proposal to restore Second Amendment rights to the residents of the District of Columbia. Fearing that many in their party would support Second Amendment rights for District residents, the Democratic Leadership shamefully exploited a rule to kill debate and postpone the vote indefinitely. Read More

Republicans to Offer Proposal Restoring D.C. Gun Rights

March 21, 2007

Today, House Republicans will offer a proposal restoring Second Amendment rights to the residents of the District of Columbia.  Read More

Boehner: "If Democrats Were Able to Vote Their Conscience, This Bill Would Have No Chance of Passing"

March 21, 2007

Media reports point to increasing turmoil inside the House Democratic ranks over the Democratic leadership’s plan to cut off support for American troops in Iraq.  Rank-and-file Democrats claim their leaders are pressuring them to vote in favor of the pork-laden “slow bleed” bill by threatening to bar them from receiving pet spending projects if they refuse to march in lockstep.  Read More

Democrats’ Iraq Plan is Irresponsible on National Security and Spending (The Examiner)

March 21, 2007

When was the last time you read a newspaper article urging Congress to micromanage the global war on terror? Never? Well, does anyone you know support denying our soldiers critical resources? Or has anyone suggested to you that American troops should be used as leverage for pork-barrel spending? I didn’t think so. But this is exactly what House Democrats are doing. Read More

GOP Proposal Would Prevent Criminals From Receiving Taxpayer-Funded Housing

March 20, 2007

Today, House Republicans will offer a proposal to prevent taxpayer dollars from going toconvicted criminals in the GulfCoast region.  Theproposal, offered as a motion-to-recommit (MTR) on the Gulf Coast HurricaneHousing Recovery Act (H.R. 1227), protects taxpayers from footing thehousing bill for criminals who have been convicted of a: Read More

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