Tag Archives: U.S. House

Lewis, House Democrats stage sit-in over gun control vote

U.S. House Democrats try to force a vote on gun control legislation by staging a sit-in, but the Republican leadership adjourns the session . . .

Tags: gun control legislation , John Lewis , Paul Ryan , U.S. House

House votes against Iran nuclear deal

On a purely symbolic vote, the U.S. House defeats the Iran nuclear agreement negotiated by the Obama administration — the deal will still go into effect anyway . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Doug Collins , Iran nuclear deal , John Lewis , Lynn Westmoreland , U.S. House

Political Notes – Republicans, Democrats agree on a funding bill

Unlike last year, U.S. House Republicans and Democrats avoid a federal government shutdown by passing a resolution to continue funding federal agencies after Sept. 30 . . .

Tags: continuing resolution , Debbie Dooley , federal agency funding , innovative sunscreens , Johnny Isakson , solar power , U.S. House

House Republicans, with Georgia votes, pass immigration bills

The U.S. House passes two immigration bills, but the measures are not expected to move in the Democratic-controlled Senate; President Obama may issue more executive orders on immigration . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , immigrant children , immigration , John Barrow , Lynn Westmoreland , Paul Broun , Rob Woodall , Tom Price , U.S. House

House votes to sue Obama, although Broun splits with GOP

Republican members of the U.S. House vote to sue President Obama over his administration of the Affordable Care Act . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , John Boehner , Obamacare , sue the president , U.S. House

Barrow, Bishop join House GOP in 52nd vote to repeal Obamacare

The U.S. House votes for the 52nd time to repeal all or part of Obamacare; Georgia Democrats John Barrow and Sanford Bishop voted with the Republican majority for repeal . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , John Barrow , Obamacare , repeal , Sanford Bishop , Tom Graves , U.S. House

House passes bill to defund Obamacare, sends it to Senate

House Republicans pass a bill to keep the federal government funded and to defund Obamacare; the measure is not expected to pass in the Senate . . .

Tags: defunding , Obamacare , Tom Graves , U.S. House

Georgia’s new congressmen at work

What words of wisdom are being disseminated by Georgia’s newest House members? . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Bartow County Bank , Chip Rogers , Doug Collins , freshmen congressmen , loan default , Obamacare , Tom Graves , U.S. House

Barrow has a bulls-eye on his back, again

U.S. Rep. John Barrow is one of seven House Democrats who are being targeted for 2014 by the NRCC . . .

Tags: John Barrow , NRCC , U.S. House

Some congressmen could escape opposition

Most of Georgia’s congressional incumbents will have at least marginal opposition for reelection this year . . .

Tags: candidate qualifying , Congress , U.S. House , victims of redistricting , women legislators