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A Message to House Republicans: Think Like Uber (Jenny Beth Martin Op-Ed in the Daily Caller)

Are House Republicans about to repeat the same mistake that got them into their current mess? John Boehner’s decision to give up his speakership allows the members of the House Republican Conference a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make a mid-course correction. But if media reports are correct, they plan to elevate current Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to the speakership by virtual acclamation in next week’s Leadership elections. That would be a terrible mistake, and an opportunity wasted. Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2015/10/01/a-message-to-house-republicans-think-like-uber/#ixzz3nL3kHMnk

Calls for McConnell To Step Down As Majority Leader Grow

Now that John Boehner has announced he’s stepping down as Speaker at the end of October, the pressure is ramping up on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to follow him out the door. RNC Vice Chair and Louisiana GOP Chairman Roger Villere  called on McConnell to step down as leader of the Senate. The Washington Times has the details: "McConnell needs to resign!!” Louisiana GOP Chairman Roger Villere wrote in a Facebook posting. Mr. Villere isn’t just any Republican. He’s the longest-serving state GOP chairman in the nation, with 12 years on the job, and is the vice chairman of the Republican National Committee, the GOP’s ...

Call to Action: Characteristics of the Next Speaker of the House

Members of the Republican Conference in the House are expected to meet at 5pm EDT on Tuesday, September 29th to discuss the next steps in the quest for a new Speaker. Find your Member of Congress and call them to tell them what you expect to see in a new Speaker. Then call the following list and tell them what you expect to see from a new Speaker and leadership in general. Some characteristics of a new speaker are listed below. Who to Call: Find your Representative Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (announced bid for Speakership) 202-225-2915 Daniel Webster (announced bid Speakership) 202-225-2176 Majority Whip Steve Scalise (said to be ...

Did Boehner Kill the Speakership? 20 Political Experts Mull the Future of the Top Job in the House (Jenny Beth Martin’s opinion in Politico Magazine)

John Boehner's departure as Speaker of the House is welcome news to the grassroots groups who have worked tirelessly over the past few years to elect conservatives to Congress. Read more: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/09/boehner-resigns-expert-roundup-weigh-in-speaker-213192#ixzz3n39BzJO6  

Tea Party Patriots to McConnell: Answer Your Phones, Dammit, It’s America Calling To Demand You Treat the Bad Iran Deal as a Treaty!

WASHINGTON, DC – Jenny Beth Martin, President and Co-Founder of Tea Party Patriots, today released the following statement regarding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s staff’s apparent inability to answer all the phone calls coming into his offices in DC and Louisville from Americans demanding that he treat the Bad Iran Deal as a treaty. “Since the Senate came back to work yesterday, we’ve had Tea Party Patriots supporters across the nation calling Sen. McConnell’s office to demand that he treat the Bad Iran Deal as a treaty. They’re reporting back to us that they’re having a great deal of difficulty getting through – at all ...

Call to Action: Stopping the Iran Deal in the Senate

Call to Action Stop the Iran Deal Call Report

Call to Action Stop the Iran Deal Call Report

Congress’ ObamaCare Exemption May Cause Political Trouble At Home (Jenny Beth Martin Op-Ed in Investor’s Business Daily)

Did the Internal Revenue Service just blow Congress' cover? Because what the IRS just did is going to ensure that an awful lot of small-business owners (every member's favorite politically approved special interest) find out something Congress wants very much to keep hidden — its special exemption from ObamaCare. Beginning on July 1, the IRS started imposing a penalty on small-business ... Read More At Investor's Business Daily: http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials-perspective/070915-761020-irs-rules-force-small-businesses-to-pay-penalties-but-not-congress.htm#ixzz3inUe85G9

Viral video calls for government accountability amid years-long IRS runaround

A viral video published Monday by the House Oversight committee documents the runaround IRS officials gave Congress following news the IRS targeted Americans for their political beliefs. President Obama went on the record in February 2014 claiming there is "... not even a smidgen of corruption" within the IRS and yet congressional inquiries have apparently revealed otherwise. IRS Chief John Koskinen told Congress the IRS would bend over backward to turn over all of former IRS Chief Louis Lerner's missing emails regarding the targeting scandal, even stating the IRS spent $18 million, 250 staff members and up to 120,000 hours "responding" ...