Capitol Hill Updates

  • Majority Whip McCarthy announces schedule for week in U.S. House of Representatives Note the very important Second Amendment vote on the floor of the United States House of Representatives announced today by the office of the Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, Republican from California.  Christian Coalition of America supporters are encouraged to call their Member of the House of Representatives to urge them to vote for this bill: H.R. 822 - National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act --- Good morning. The House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Following One Minutes we will...
  • Incredibly  --  for 19 months leading up to next year's presidential election  --  Barack Obama has been and will be in campaign mode ever since April when he announced that he would run for re-election.  Obama gave up on governing since he rammed through his socialist ObamaCare plan  --  detested by the American people as evidenced by the fact that 2/3 of the voters in Ohio on Tuesday voted against ObamaCare's main provision (the mandate to force Americans to buy healthcare insurance)  --  and ever since the American people gave control of the...
  • The Senate will convene at 9:30 am.  At 10:00 am, will begin debate on S.J.Res.27, the EPA Cross-border Air Pollution Resolution of Disapproval. Circa 12:05 pm, votes on: (1)   Motion to proceed to S.J.Res.6, the FCC Internet and Broadband Resolution of Disapproval; and(2)   Motion to proceed to S.J.Res.27, the EPA Cross-border Air Pollution Resolution of Disapproval.  At 2:15 pm, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R. 674, the House-passed 3% withholding bill (which is identical to the text of S.1762, a bill introduced by Senator Brown (R-MA) and ten...
  • In a press conference last Friday, the Chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee, Georgia Congressman Tom Price, M.D., was joined by several House Republican Freshmen to urge the Democrats to pass job bills already passed by the United States House of Representatives.  They implored Barack Obama and the Senate Democrats to get to work on any of the numerous positive pieces of legislation to help America's job creators passed by the Republican-controlled House all while the Democrat-controlled United States Senate has been dithering.   The rest of the press release from...
  • Note the following email from the Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell's office regarding the schedule today and for the balance of the week and possibly the rest of November.  The Democrats' Majority Leader, Harry Reid from Nevada, continues to play games with American workers.   The Republican-controlled House of Representatives has sent 20 different jobs bills over to the United States Senate; most of which passed with very large margins in the House.  Yet, the Democrats in the Senate refuse to vote on every single one of them.  They even could not agree on...
  • On Tuesday night, the United States House of Representatives almost unanimously voted to reaffirm "In God We Trust" as the official motto of the United States of America.  By a margin of 396-9  --  with two unbelievable abstensions  --  "In God We Trust" was reaffirmed as America's national motto.   As if there is any danger of the apparently scary prospect of "In God We Trust" being inscribed on all the nation's federal buildings, here is what the only Republican who voted no to the resolution  --  Congressman Justin Amash from Michigan's 3rd...
  • Fox News announced on Monday that the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO granted full membership to Palestinians despite threat of defunding by United States of America.  This is such an outrageous act that it cannot be ignored by Congress.  Indeed, Christian Coalition of America told the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-FL, that it would support her outstanding bill called the "United Nations Transparency, Accountability, and Reform Act of 2011," H.R.2829 or "U.N. Reform Act of 2011" for short. There are 138 co-sponsors thus...
  • Congressman Todd Akin, R-MO, is a long-time champion of family values, a former Army officer, and father of 6 children, including two who have attended the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.  Representative Akin, the chairman of the Seapower and Projection Forces subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee, is fighting Barack Obama's left-wing agenda which is being imposed on the courageous members of America's military.    The latest outrage by the Obama administration with regards to the weakening of the United States military by this administration is to...
  • Yesterday, the Republican-controlled United States House of Representatives passed yet another bipartisan  jobs bill by a whopping margin of 405-16, with only the most socialist Democrats refusing to vote for it.  Barack Obama  --  who by next year's election will have been campaigning for 19 straight months since he announced he would run for reelection on April 4th  --  is still robotically crying "Pass my jobs bill." Instead of blaming Republicans, Obama needs to harass his Democrat-controlled Senate to pass at least some of the 16 jobs bills  -- ...
  • We recently read that the Obama administration is planning an unconstitutional housing refinancing bail-out scheme.  The policies which Obama will install by fiat are policies which were rejected on a bipartisan basis by the United States Congress.  Because he could not get his way with the Republicans and the Democrats in Congress, Obama is unilaterally, by executive action, ramming through his refinancing scheme down the throats of responsible Americans. In Nevada, where the president gave a speech on yet another bail-out scheme  --  and a state which Obama must win...