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  • American Majority Action (AMA) Launches Campaign to 'depose' John Boehner From Speakership

    12/05/2012 5:31:35 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 30 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 05 December 2012 | Alexis Levinson
    Conservative group launches campaign to ‘depose’ Boehner from speakership The Daily Caller 05 December 2012 The backlash against Speaker of the House John Boehner’s removal of several conservative members of Congress from committees continued Wednesday, with one conservative group calling for Republicans to “depose” Boehner from his speakership. American Majority Action (AMA) is launching a #FireBoehner campaign. If 16 members of the Republican Party abstain from voting for Boehner as speaker in January, he will be one vote shy of the 218 necessary to confirm his speakership. “Speaker Boehner has been an abysmal failure as speaker, and his latest purge...
  • Ned & Jim Ryun ATTACKING the Tea Party for news coverage: “Defective” Tea Party Leaders?

    11/30/2010 4:00:11 AM PST · by Moseley · 27 replies
    Red State ^ | November 30, 2010 | Jon Moseley
    Jim and Ned Ryun are now presuming to be leaders of the tea party movement through their organization "American Majority." Their marketing strategy is to sell their souls pleasing the liberal news media by attacking tea party candidates like Sharon Angle in Nevada and Christine O'Donnell in Delaware. The Ryuns are taking their 30 pieces of silver paid in undeserved, favorable news coverage. However, the Founder of the Northern Virginia Tea Party -- whose territory covers American Majority's headquarters -- says he has never heard of them. The American Majority website lists Purcellville, Virginia, as their headquarters. Purcellville is in...
  • Ryun says he’ll run again for Congress in 2008

    04/03/2007 4:10:29 AM PDT · by Non-Sequitur · 17 replies · 529+ views
    Kansas City Star ^ | 4/3/07 | Asociates Press
    LAWRENCE, Kan. | Former Rep. Jim Ryun, upset by Democrat Nancy Boyda in last year’s 2nd Congressional District election, says he is already raising money to run again in 2008. And while Ryun said his campaign fundraising will “turn some heads” when a finance report is released April 15, some Republicans say Ryun may have to defeat challengers in his own party. Ryun, a five-term incumbent congressman from Lawrence was defeated by Boyda in 2006, despite appearances by President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney to shore up his support. Boyda’s win was one of the biggest upsets in 2006...
  • Report: NRCC Poll has Ryun down 2pts. to Boyda in Kansas

    11/02/2006 12:02:36 PM PST · by KsSunflower · 30 replies · 1,470+ views
    Tomorrow, Pres. Bush visits the Topeka-based district of Rep. Jim Ryun (R-KS). As of early this week, an NRCC poll showed Ryun down 2 points to Dem Nancy Boyda.
  • Statement from Reps Eric Cantor, Mario Diaz-Balart and Jim Ryun on Kerry’s Speech Today in Florida

    10/24/2004 5:29:09 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 16 replies · 1,209+ views
    Statement from Rep. Eric Cantor, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and Rep. Jim Ryun on Senator Kerry’s Speech Today in Florida(title edited for length) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christine Iverson202-863-8614Washington, DC—Representatives Eric Cantor (R-VA), Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Florida) and Jim Ryun (R-Kansas) issued the following statement today regarding a speech on faith and values by Senator Kerry today in Florida. "Senator Kerry managed to give 'a major speech on faith and values' today without mentioning either one in any detail. Protecting the sanctity of marriage and promoting a culture of life are issues of importance to people of faith across all cultures, creeds...
  • Campaign reports show Kansans' money-raising

    04/14/2003 8:51:11 PM PDT · by JohnnyZ · 5 replies · 1,119+ views
    KansasCity.com (Associated Press) ^ | April 14, 2003 | Libby Quaid
    WASHINGTON - Democratic U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore has raised $124,479 toward his re-election next year, while the GOP challenger hoping for a rematch, Adam Taff, has raised $29,232, according to campaign finance reports. Meanwhile, Republican U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback pulled in $364,020 for his 2004 Senate campaign, which has not yet attracted a Democratic challenger. Reports to the Federal Election Commission, due Tuesday, cover the first three months of this year. The closest anyone has come to challenging Brownback was when Moore flirted with the idea earlier this year. But the Kansas City, Kan.-area congressman announced last month he would...