House Minority Leader McCarthy Faces Critical Legal Decision in Proxy Voting Lawsuit

The Supreme Court could decide as soon as Friday whether to take up a lawsuit brought by House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy to address the practice of proxy voting in the lower chamber.

House members from both parties have cited the pandemic as the reason they have failed to recently vote in person, though many of them vote in absentia for reasons that seemingly have nothing to do with the virus. Campaigning with high-profile candidates has often taken precedence over appearing in person to vote for certain members. For others, taking care of sick family members or attending to newborn babies have been reasons to vote by proxy.

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Alabama Representative Mo Brooks Calls Attacks on His Rally Speech a ‘Scurrilous, George Orwellian’ Strategy

U.S. Representative Mo Brooks (AL-05) on Tuesday responded to the “scurrilous, George Orwellian” attacks that Democrats are making against him over his “Save America” rally speech on January 6.

An official censure was proposed by U.S. Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL-23) and Tom Malinowski (D-NJ-07), the Washington Examiner said.

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House Ethics Committee Extends Investigation into Rep. Tlaib Over Misused Campaign Funds

The Ethics Committee from the U.S. House of Representatives released a report on Thursday recommending an extension of the investigation into Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI-13), saying there is “substantial reason to believe” the representative misused campaign funds.

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Gregory Watson Commentary: U.S. House of Representatives’ Quiet Procedural Snub of President Trump’s 2019 SOTU Address

When any American President formally speaks before a joint session of the two houses of the U.S. Congress, it is considered a matter of great importance to our nation — and certainly ought to be viewed as quite significant by members of Congress. The State-of-the-Union (SOTU) address — regardless of…

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Ken Harbaugh Runs for Ohio’s 7th Congressional District After Two Years Living There

Ken Harbaugh

Ken Harbaugh is running for U.S. Congress in Ohio’s 7th District as a Democrat. And he owns a rental house in Connecticut. And he has lived in that state and apparently in California. Harbaugh bought a house in Avon on Sept. 9, 2016. The Lorain County Auditor information is here.…

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Ohio Grassroots Push GOP Establishment to Endorse Jim Jordan for Speaker of the U.S. House

Jim Jordan, Donald Trump

A poll showed that 77.36 percent of Ohio Republicans believe that U.S. Representative Jim Jordan (R-OH-04) should be elected as the next Speaker of the House. More information is available here. The questions are available here. The Ohio TEA Party organization We the People Convention released the results of its Ohio…

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