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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Tim Huelskamp
Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp disclosed Tuesday that he's working with other members of Congress on proposals to slash the budget of the federal agency listing the lesser prairie chicken as threatened.
The Douglas County District Attorney's office says it's no longer looking into an NCAA basketball tournament lottery conducted by Rep. Tim Huelskamp.
A Republican from Clyde is planning to run against incumbent U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, a Kansas congressman who faced no opposition in seeking re-election two years ago.
Problems with web-security questions were one of the key glitches the Obamacare rollout faced early on, both on federal and state-based exchanges. Now that they're working more smoothly, at least one congressman is poking fun at a question on the D.C.-run exchange in which federal lawmakers and their staffs are expected to enroll.
House Republicans voiced displeasure with their leaders in a closed-door meeting Wednesday after some conservatives were kicked off plum committees this week in retaliation for bucking party leadership on big votes — and were met with warnings that others still could be punished.
Washington is abuzz over whether House Speaker John A. Boehner is purging conservatives from positions of power within his caucus. In a closed-door meeting Monday, Republican leaders stripped plum committee assignments from four outspoken advocates of limited government.
Americans don't want to borrow more money and pay higher taxes simply to create temporary government jobs. That's why President Obama's $467 billion second stimulus bill never had much of a chance as a whole. It was meant to be a class-warfare call-to-arms that would engage and excite his liberal base, as even the Democratic-controlled Senate couldn't conjure up the votes for it.
"So if you want to help the Democrats keep control of the Senate, this would be the right way to do that," he said.
Rep. Tim Huelskamp argued that an impeachment proceeding would merely rile up the Democratic base just ahead of the midterm elections.