Chip Roy Challenges Stefanik for Cheney’s House G.O.P. Post

Republicans are scheduled to meet Friday morning to select Ms. Cheney’s replacement as chair of the House Republican Conference.

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Our Firearms Problems Just Keep Piling Up

The gun crazies go wild and children die from curious trigger fingers.

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Asian-American Lawmakers Call Out Racist Language: ‘I Am Not a Virus’

House lawmakers described the fear and trauma rippling through the Asian-American community, and they argued that an uptick in violence was a result of the rise of anti-China messaging stoked during the pandemic.

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Chip Roy, Combative Republican, Fends Off Challenge to Hold House Seat in Texas

Representative Chip Roy held off a stiff challenge from a former Democratic state senator, Wendy Davis, to win a second term in his Central Texas House district.

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Republicans Heap Criticism on Liz Cheney, Calling Her Disloyal to Trump

In an extraordinary intraparty airing of grievances, House Republicans lashed out at their third-ranking leader, who has sometimes broken with the president but until now escaped the ire of his closest allies.

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