Will Conservatives Capitalize on Boehner’s Resignation?

With John Boehner’s resignation, House conservatives got their wish. The question now is what they’re going to do with it. The members of the House Freedom Caucus have the broad outlines of a plan — unify behind their fellow conservatives who have the best shot of securing a leadership position, and, in a sign that headaches over a potential government shutdown are not over, keep up the fight to defund Planned Parenthood. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) said he imagines conservative members Read more […]

Republican Humiliates Sharpton: If ObamaCare Is So Good, Why Is Congress Exempted?

Al Sharpton squared off with Republican congressman Tim Huelskamp on MSNBC Wednesday over Obamacare and Republicans trying to crack down on the food stamp program. Sharpton called Huelskamp out for voting against the program while his family collected a total of over two million dollars in farm subsidies, and read off statistics about health insurance in Huelskamp’s home state of Texas to grill him on why he opposes Obamacare. Huelskamp argued that the whole point of cutting food stamps is to Read more […]