Articles Tagged 'Republican Study Committee'
Conservatives: We’re ‘under attack’ on Hill
Conservative activists are hitting back.
More than 50 high-profile conservatives signed onto a statement Wednesday responding to both House Speaker John Boehner’s harsh words for… READ MORE
Can GOP â€˜Replaceâ€™ Obamacare? The RSC Has a Plan
House Republicans have held 40 votes to repeal Obamacare, but their promise to come up with legislation to replace it with something else has been… READ MORE
House conservatives to offer four-year balanced budget proposal
The conservative Republican Study Committee (RSC) will put forward an alternative, more aggressive budget proposal than the main House Republican budget authored this week by Rep. Paul Ryan.
Chairman Steve Scalise (R-La.) said the budget amendment offered by the large conservative bloc would call for eliminating the federal deficit within four years â€” more than twice as fast as the… READ MORE
Conservatives Feel the Optimism at Heritage Retreat
BALTIMORE â€” Conservative House Republicans gathered at a posh hotel in Maryland are aiming for a fresh start after a bruising election and intraparty battles… READ MORE
Conservatives’ bill aims for strict spending limit of 18 percent of GDP
By Molly K. Hooper -The Hill
Key members of the conservative Republican Study Committee introduced a bill to make good on their pledge to â€œcut, cap and balanceâ€ federal spending.
RSC Chairman Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) endorsed the bill submitted Friday by top-ranking GOP appropriator Rep. Jack Kingston (Ga.) that would cap spending at 18 percent of GDP.
â€œItâ€™s simple,… READ MORE
The Obama-Pelosi Lame Duck Strategy
By John Fund, The Wall Street Journal
Democratic House members are so worried about the fall elections they’re leaving Washington on July 30, a full week earlier than normalâ€”and they won’t return until mid-September. Members gulped when National Journal’s Charlie Cook, the Beltway’s leading political handicapper, predicted last month “the House is gone,” meaning a GOP takeover. He thinks Democrats… READ MORE