Two House Republicans Criticize Ideological Purity, Distance Themselves from Caucus

By: Tuesday July 31, 2012 10:15 am

A couple wayward House Republicans have walked off the reservation and rejected the ideological purity demanded by the party’s conservative base. Rep. Richard Hanna, elected in 2010 as part of the Republican takeover of Congress, lashed out at his caucus yesterday: U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna took his own party to task today, saying the Republican [...]

On Continuing Resolution, Republicans Don’t Want to Play Out the Fight

By: Wednesday February 16, 2011 6:44 am

The House of Representatives began work on the continuing resolution for Fiscal Year 2011 last night, slogging through some of the 400 amendments to the bill. The first four all had something to do with deeper cuts in the Pentagon budget, and all four failed. Jeff Flake’s amendment on reducing operations and maintenance in that [...]