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  • Republican brawl: (RINO) Corker takes on Cruz and Lee [VIDEO]

    09/26/2013 3:04:49 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 52 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 09/26/2013 | Alexis Levinson
    WASHINGTON — Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker called out fellow Republicans Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and Sen. Mike Lee of Utah Thursday, accusing them of delaying a vote on the bill to fund the government and prevent a government shutdown to suit their own desires for publicity. Cruz, earlier this week, held the floor for over 21 hours, speaking in defense of defunding Obamacare with that government funding bill. He asked other Republican senators to join him in voting against moving forward on a bill passed by the House, which would fund the government while defunding Obamacare
  • Lee: GOP Has the Votes to Stop Funding Obamacare (Cloture vote Tonight or Friday!)

    09/26/2013 9:29:52 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 54 replies
    KCSG ^ | 9/26/13 | KCSG
    Today, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) explained that Senate Republicans have the votes to prevent Sen. Harry Reid from reinstating funding for Obamacare in the House continuing resolution if they will stay unified. Republicans only need 41 votes to block Reid from using procedural tricks to put Obamacare funding back in the bill. “House Republicans showed tremendous courage and unity in voting to fund government, avoid a shut down, and protect the American people from the harmful effects of Obamacare,” said Sen. Lee. “Senate Republicans have the ability to show that same courage by staying unified and together opposing cloture on...
  • Texas Sen Cornyn ignoring Texas Voters

    09/24/2013 11:05:40 AM PDT · by rstrahan · 75 replies
    Tried calling Sen Cornyn's office, both the local office and the DC office. The offices are not answering the phones and the voice mail boxes are responding that they are full. Sen Cornyn has joined the McLame/Gramnesty wing of the party, and for all his protestations, with his actions today to stand against efforts to fund Obamacare, he has lost my vote next election.
  • Cruz: I Will Speak About Defunding Obamacare ‘Until I Am Unable To Stand’

    09/24/2013 12:16:55 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 113 replies
    CBS ^ | September 24, 2013
    WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz began a filibuster Tuesday with the intent of defunding the Affordable Care Act, known also as Obamacare. The Texas Republican noted while on the Senate floor, “I intend to speak about defunding ObamaCare until I am unable to stand.” Cruz additionally asserted that Democrats are not listening to their constituents in regards to the health care law, which is set to take effect Oct. 1. “I rise today in opposition to ObamaCare in an effort to speak for 26 million Texans and 300 million Americans,” Cruz asserted. “It is time quite frankly to make...