CALENDAR: The House will return Monday, and stay through Wednesday. Then House Republicans will go off to their annual retreat. The Senate will return Monday, and stay in session through Thursday. On Tuesday evening at 9 PM EDT, President Trump will deliver his first official State of the Union address. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE…

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As of Monday, an immigration law took effect in California, making it a sanctuary state and persistent opponent of President Trump’s immigration agenda. California has deliberately obstructed our country’s immigration laws and is jeopardizing the safety of Americans by passing a controversial law. The Daily Signal has the details: Under Brown’s leadership, California has become…

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For 8 years, the Obama administration carelessly turned a blind eye to the enforcement of our immigration laws, granting millions of illegal immigrants amnesty. President Trump and his administration are making efforts to properly enforce our immigration laws and those efforts are making a difference. Newly released documents are shedding some light on just how…

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CALENDAR: The House and Senate have both left for their August recess, and will not return until Tuesday, September 5. LAST WEEK ON THE SENATE FLOOR: The Senate returned on Monday and voted to invoke cloture on the nomination of Kevin Newsom of Alabama to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the 11th Circuit. The…

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On January 1, 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation went into effect and millions of slaves in the Confederate states were freed by President Lincoln’s order. Lincoln actually announced his intentions in a preliminary order on September 22, 1862, saying he would issue the Proclamation on New Year’s Day and thus giving states at war with the…

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There are certain issues in the public discourse that are very polarizing and while it would be disingenuous for us to proclaim that, as individuals, our members do not have strong beliefs on these matters, we know that oftentimes these issues serve as distractions from the most pressing issues facing our country.  We stand for…

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