The Gavel

Action on Immigration is Long Overdue

MEMORANDUM  To: Interested Parties CC: Speaker Boehner and House Republicans Fr:  Democratic Leader’s Press Office Dt: November 20, 2014 Re: Action on Immigration is Long Overdue The American people know our immigration system is broken and overwhelmingly support bipartisan, common sense comprehensive… Continue

The Shutdown Caucus is Back…

…And it doesn’t seem like they’ll be going away any time soon.  From The Hill: Shutdown talk grows in GOP Conservative House Republicans say they’re willing to shut down the government… Tea Party lawmakers emboldened by the GOP’s big midterm gains say… Continue

Speaker Boehner, Sen. McConnell — It’s Time to Jumpstart the Middle Class

Speaker Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell penned an op-ed today in the Wall Street Journal highlighting their plan to (allegedly) focus on middle class Americans “frustrated by…the stagnation of wages.” Unfortunately, the GOP ideas are more of the same, tired special interest first agenda we’ve seen for the past few years.

GOP Leader’s Bold Plan: Make America Forget About GOP Dysfunction

GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy desperately wants to prove that the GOP has the ability to work on behalf of the American people but as his partisan wish list highlighted in POLITICO yesterday shows more of the same including “new drilling on public lands” and “the House out of session on days besides Friday.”

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