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Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 12/3/18

CALENDAR: The Senate will return to work on Monday, but, because of the passing of former President George H.W. Bush, there will be no votes until Wednesday. The House will return to work on Tuesday, but will also not hold votes. The federal government will be closed Wednesday, as a national day of mourning. Both chambers are scheduled to stay in session through Friday. Regarding former President Bush, he will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda beginning at 5 PM on Monday, December 3, and lasting through 7 AM on Wednesday, December 5. On Monday, at 7:30 PM, the Capitol Rotunda will open to the public.   LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 11/12/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will return Tuesday, and are scheduled to be in session through Friday.   TPPCF ELECTION UPDATE: Let’s begin with this caveat – there are still races that have not been called, so we don’t have a full and complete picture yet of everything that happened on Tuesday. But we do know that Republicans held on to their majority in the Senate, and actually increased it. Three Senate Democrats were defeated – Mike Braun defeated Joe Donnelly in Indiana, Josh Hawley defeated Claire McCaskill in Missouri, and Kevin Cramer defeated Heidi Heitkamp in North Dakota. TPPCF endorsed both Braun and Hawley in ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 10/21/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess, and will not return until November 13.   TPPCF ELECTION UPDATE: PASCOE’S RULE OF THUMB FOR INCUMBENTS RUNNING FOR REELECTION: Typically, incumbents are better known than their challengers. They’ve had the advantage of having a pliable media all to themselves for years, while challengers struggle to raise their name identification during the course of the campaign. Consequently, the default position for virtually every race where there’s an incumbent running for reelection is that the incumbent begins with a big lead. And, therefore, the key number to look at in any ballot ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 10/7/18

CALENDAR: The House is in recess, and will not return until November 13. The Senate will return on Monday and stay in session through Thursday.   LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week.   THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House is in recess this week.   LAST WEEK ON THE SENATE FLOOR: The Senate returned to work on Monday, and voted to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 302, the FAA reauthorization bill. On Wednesday, the Senate voted to concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 302. The vote to pass ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 10/1/18

CALENDAR: The House is in recess, and will not return until November 13. The Senate will return on Monday and stay in session through Thursday.   LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned to work on Tuesday, and passed two bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Wednesday, the House passed the Rule governing consideration of the conference report for H.R. 6157, the minibus appropriations bill that combines the appropriations bill for the Department of Defense with the appropriations bill for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies, and contained within it a Continuing Resolu...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 9/24/18

CALENDAR: The House will return on Tuesday, and stay in session through Friday. The Senate will return on Monday and stay in session through Thursday or possibly Friday, depending on what happens with the spending bill.   LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was in recess last week.   THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House will return to work on Tuesday, with first votes scheduled for 6:30 PM. At that time, the House is scheduled to consider no fewer than 38 different bills under Suspension of the Rules, including S. 2554, the Patient Right To Know Drug Prices Act, which passed the Senate last week. On Wednesday, ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 9/17/18

CALENDAR: The House is in recess this week, and will return on Tuesday, September 25. The Senate will return on Monday, work Monday and part of Tuesday, take Tuesday evening and Wednesday off for Yom Kippur, and then return for Thursday and Friday, according to the Senate’s official schedule.   LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back to work on Wednesday afternoon and passed three bills under Suspension of the Rules. On Thursday, the House passed the Rule that would govern debate on H.R. 3798, the Save American Workers Act of 2017, and the conference report to accompany H.R. 5895, making appropriations for energy and ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 9/10/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate will both return Wednesday, and stay in session through Friday.   LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned to work last Tuesday, and defeated a Democratic motion to instruct conferees on the Defense Department appropriations bill, and then, under Suspension of the Rules, passed H.R. 6439, the Biometric Identification Transnational Migration Alert Program Authorization Act of 2018. On Wednesday, the House passed H.R. 1635, the Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act, by a vote of 406-4. On Thursday, the House defeated a Democratic motion to instruct conferees on the ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 8/27/18

CALENDAR: The House is in recess. The Senate will return on Monday, with the first vote set for 5:30 PM. The House will return on Tuesday, September 4.   LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR:  The House was out of session last week.   THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House is in recess this week.   LAST WEEK ON THE SENATE FLOOR: The Senate returned to work last Monday, and voted on two amendments to H.R. 6157, the minibus appropriations bill that combines the spending bill for the Department of Defense with the spending bill for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education. The Senate ...

Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Weekly Report from Washington for 8/13/18

CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess. The Senate will return on Wednesday, August 15, but the House will not return until Tuesday, September 4. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House was out of session last week. THIS WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House is in recess this week. LAST WEEK ON THE SENATE FLOOR: The Senate was in recess last week. THIS WEEK ON THE SENATE FLOOR: The Senate will return on Wednesday. August 15. At 5:30 PM, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr. to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit Court of ...