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House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows: ‘Primary objective’ in Obamacare-repeal negotiation is to lower insurance premiums

House Freedom Caucus champions Reps. Justin Amash (R-Mich.); Jim Jordan (R-Ohio); and Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) recently sat down with POLITICO to talk about recent negotiations with the Trump administration concerning Obamacare-repeal legislation and what it should look like the second time around. “We were talking about a couple things – making sure that pre-existing conditions continue to stay protected, making sure that health care is affordable but the primary objective has been will be – always will be – is lower insurance premiums. And, if we don’t do that, we will have failed,” says Rep. Meadows. Members of the House Freedom ...

Hillary Loses First Primary of 2016

Jacksonville -- Republicans scored a big win in Florida this week. Big, that is, for anybody interested in beating Hillary Clinton next year. You know the syllogism. Anybody who wants to beat Hillary in 2016 must win Florida and there are only two ways to win Florida – the Bush way and the Obama way. You can run up Republican margins in the north and pare down Democratic margins in the south. That’s how Bush won here in 2000 and 2004. Or you can run up Democratic margins in the south and pare down Republican margins in the north. That’s how Obama won in 2008 and 2012. In 2012, those pared-down GOP margins in north Florida played a big part ...

Rick Perry tells Tea Party Group He was Right to Back David Dewhurst Over Ted Cruz in 2012 Primary (The Washington Times – Seth McLaughlin)

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry told a tea party group Sunday that he supported his lieutenant governor against Ted Cruz in the 2012 Republican primary for the U.S. Senate out of loyalty — a characteristic, he said, that is sorely missing in American politics... Continue here.

Local Tea Party Patriots Coordinators Suggest Primary Challenges to Immigration Bill Supporters

99 Percent Oppose “Border Security” Amendment Today Tea Party Patriots, the nation’s largest tea party organization, expressed their opposition to the Gang of 8 immigration bill and the insufficient “border security” amendment introduced by Sens. John Hoeven (ND) and Bob Corker (TN) and pushed for real, positive immigration reform.“In a conference call with Tea Party Patriots local coordinators this week, 99 percent of them opposed the Corker-Hoeven amendment, and are disturbed at the overall bill-making process. Like Obamacare, this bill is too massive, offers special interest kickbacks and perks, has no measurable or enforceable ...

A Win for “We the People” in Maryland

On Saturday night it came to our attention that a group of Democrat activists were working to ban members of the We the People Caroll County Tea Party group from a public town hall for Rep. Chris Van Hollen who represents the 8th Congressional District in Maryland. It was reported that these Democrat activists were threatening to use law enforcement to ban the Tea Party group from the town hall under the accusation that they have displayed “violent tendencies.” Anyone who has been around the Tea Party and has seen it first-hand knows that this is an outrageous accusation – and one that would only be believed by people who get their news from ...

Interview with Mary Katharine Ham, Editor-at-Large and Fox News contributor

Mary Katharine Ham has long been a popular face and name in conservative politics. She has made her name in humorous and hard-hitting political commentary and Peeps. She is currently with the blog Hot Air and a contributor with Fox News. The Hot Air/Townhall.com table was next to the Tea Party Patriots livestream station at CPAC, where Mary Katharine was kind enough to sit down and chat with me for a few minutes:   Dustin Siggins: Give us a little history of your time in politics. Mary Katharine Ham: I was sort of a politically aware kid. I didn’t realize it at the time, but I started noticing some libertarian/conservative leanings ...

GOP Establishment to Meddle in Pa. Senate Primary

On Saturday, January 28, Pennsylvania GOP leaders met in Hershey to decide whether to pre-endorse a U.S. Senate candidate. Many GOP committee chairs, U.S. Senate candidates, committee members, liberty groups, tea parties and 9-12 groups attended the meeting to voice their opposition to the pre-primary endorsement. Peter Trippet, from The 9-12 Project of Central PA, stated “The endorsement itself gives the candidate an advantage in the election, as many Republicans are likely to vote for the endorsed candidate. But with the endorsement comes other support such as money, access to party resources and manpower to help gather ballot petitions. Since ...

GOP Establishment to Meddle in Pa. Senate Primary

On Saturday, January 28, Pennsylvania GOP leaders met in Hershey to decide whether to pre-endorse a U.S. Senate candidate. Many GOP committee chairs, U.S. Senate candidates, committee members, liberty groups, tea parties and 9-12 groups attended the meeting to voice their opposition to the pre-primary endorsement. Peter Trippet, from The 9-12 Project of Central PA, stated “The endorsement itself gives the candidate an advantage in the election, as many Republicans are likely to vote for the endorsed candidate. But with the endorsement comes other support such as money, access to party resources and manpower to help gather ballot petitions. Since ...

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White House budget director solicits feedback from the American people on ways to streamline government

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney is requesting feedback from everyday Americans like you and me on ways to cut bureaucratic red tape that makes life more difficult for businesses, organizations, families – you name it. “Over the course of the next six months, all the federal agencies will be coming up with ideas that they think will make those agencies better. We will be doing the same thing here at OMB, but we need your help,” Mulvaney says in a video posted to the White House YouTube account. The budget director pointed to five stacks of federal regulations apparently taller than him and said they were written – ...