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U.S. House schedule for Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

From Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office….

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3RD
On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:45-2:45 p.m. Last votes expected: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

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U.S. House schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

From Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office….

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2ND
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:00-2:00 p.m. Last votes expected: 3:30-4:30 p.m.

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U.S. House schedule for Tuesday, November 18, 2014

From Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office….

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First votes expected: 1:00-1:30 p.m. Last votes expected: 5:00-6:00 p.m.

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U.S. House schedule for Thursday, November 13, 2014

From Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s office….

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH
On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 4:45-5:45 p.m.

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McConnell and Boehner: A pledge to Americans

U.S. Congress logoBy Senator Mitch McConnell and Rep. John Boehner

Americans have entrusted Republicans with control of both the House and Senate. We are humbled by this opportunity to help struggling middle-class Americans who are clearly frustrated by an increasing lack of opportunity, the stagnation of wages, and a government that seems incapable of performing even basic tasks.

Looking ahead to the next Congress, we will honor the voters’ trust by focusing, first, on jobs and the economy. Among other things, that means a renewed effort to debate and vote on the many bills that passed the Republican-led House in recent years with bipartisan support, but were never even brought to a vote by the Democratic Senate majority. It also means renewing our commitment to repeal ObamaCare, which is hurting the job market along with Americans’ health care.

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An Independent political perspective: Vote your conscience … but vote

Daniel Cortez 2By Daniel P. Cortez

Tomorrow brings the dawn of another election day. Another opportunity to send a message to candidates “the people choose so they may be better served.”

After the concession calls and victory speeches, political drama continues, hopefully, with new players. These men and women regardless of voter turnout become the people’s representatives. And the term is “representative” … not dictators. Granted many won’t get the message. But we can say later we knew them before they became omnipotent.

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Culpeper supporter shares reasons to vote for Eric Cantor

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By Lynn R. Mitchell

In the Culpeper Star Exponent newspaper, a letter to the editor was written by Hagazi Kebede of Culpeper supporting Congressman Eric Cantor for reelection in the 7th Congressional District primary on June 10….

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