Category Archives: US House

Ohio Conservative Leaders send letter to President Trump

Over the last 24 hours there has been a lot of media hype and reports of President Trump giving up on his promise to “Repeal Obamacare”. Leaders from around Ohio banded together and sent President Trump the following letter:   Dear Mr. President, We, the undersigned conservative leaders in the swing state of Ohio, voted for you and worked hard to bring others to the polls to elect you last November. We want to see […]

Keep Your Promise – Repeal Obamacare

For the past 8 years,  Every Republican running for office said; “Vote for me and I’ll repeal Obamacare”. OK,  Your in.  Now its time to Keep Your Promise.  You said you’d repeal it,  SO REPEAL IT. I urge everyone to call your Congressman and Senator Portman.  Tell them to Keep their promise and Repeal Obamacare.   STATE DIST REP PTY OFFICE PHONE OH 1 Chabot, Steve R 2371 RHOB 202-225-2216 OH 2 Wenstrup, Brad R […]

MATT LYNCH FILES TO RUN IN 14th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

MattLynchFilingFormer Republican State Representative Matt Lynch today filed his petitions for the 14th Congressional primary to be held on March 15, 2016. Lynch had announced last June that he intended to challenge Republican incumbent Dave Joyce for the seat. “Congressman Joyce is the poster child for what’s wrong with Washington”, Lynch said, “Joyce has consistently voted with the lobbyists and political insiders and every Conservative group has graded him with an F”. In 2014 Lynch ran […]

Meet the candidates to replace Speaker Boehner

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 11:  U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (R) wipes tear as House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (L) looks on during a ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Constantino Brumidi July 11, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Brumidi was awarded with the medal for his many artistic contributions to the United States Capitol.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)From Ohio Rising:  Voters in the 8th district of Ohio will decide on a replacement for Speaker Boehner in Congress in March. To educate voters on the candidates, Ohio Rising interviewed a few of the leading candidates for the seat; Bill Beagle, JD Winteregg and Roger Reynolds.  Tim Derickson was asked to participate and declined. Questions include the enumerated powers of Congress, immigration reform, Obamacare, global warming, ISIS and the War on Terror, Common Core […]

Meet the candidates to replace Speaker Boehner

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 11:  U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (R) wipes tear as House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (L) looks on during a ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Constantino Brumidi July 11, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Brumidi was awarded with the medal for his many artistic contributions to the United States Capitol.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)From Ohio Rising:  Voters in the 8th district of Ohio will decide on a replacement for Speaker Boehner in Congress in March. To educate voters on the candidates, Ohio Rising interviewed a few of the leading candidates for the seat; Bill Beagle, JD Winteregg and Roger Reynolds.  Tim Derickson was asked to participate and declined. Questions include the enumerated powers of Congress, immigration reform, Obamacare, global warming, ISIS and the War on Terror, Common Core […]

Congress to use Strategic Petroleum Reserve as an ATM

ATM_MAchineOur national Strategic Petroleum Reserve, located in Louisiana and Texas, now holds approximately 695 million barrels of crude oil. It was created in the 1970’s during the oil embargo crisis and is and now apparently was created as a backup during a national emergency. The spigot has been opened only three times, two in times of national emergency and once as a political move. Number one was during the first Gulf War, number two was after hurricane Katrina […]

Kaptur Town Hall in Vermillion

KapturFrom Michal M of TEA in Lorain County. Rep. Marcy Kaptur held a town hall on August 31 at the Vermillion library discussing a wide range of topics with an extra emphasis on the algal blooms that greatly impact the western coast of Lake Erie. She took questions that addressed the refugee resettlement program, the VA appeals backlog, the story of a German teen who was denied entry by customs agents (story here and follow-up here), […]

Motion submitted to remove Boehner as Speaker of the House

MarkMeadowsThis has been in the news for the last few hours but Bill Yarbrough from the Ohio Republican Liberty Caucus just sent us the full text of the Resolution. This resolution was submitted by Rep Mark Meadows (NC-11) Please contact all of our Ohio Representatives and tell them that you support Rep Meadows resolution. This resolution must go through committee where it will probably die.   Whereas the Speaker of the House of Representatives for […]

Grassroots Cheer Republicans In DC As They Fight Republicans In Columbus

Ohio statehouse Republicans will be voting in April to accept Obamacare money in Ohio.  Call your state reps now to stop it.Ohio Republicans opposed to Obamacare are in a unique position to watch a strange confluence of events.  On the one hand, we have the Republicans in Congress doing everything they can to slow the implementation of the ACA – voting to defund Obamacare in the US House budget, turning down requests for more dollars for implementation, voting [...] Continue reading