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Missouri lawmakers race to pass LGBTQ bill many say is disastrous for churches

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A group of Missouri lawmakers is trying to pass LGBTQ discrimination bills before the session ends next month that some say endangers religious freedom. Last week, a bill adding sexual orientation and ...

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Here’s how the census will affect Missouri congressional seats

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Census numbers released Tuesday show primarily Democrat states will lose seats in Congress while red states like Florida, Texas and Montana will gain seats. The numbers show that although much of the ...

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Missouri Congressman Jason Smith to visit Mar-a-Lago as he considers Senate run

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Missouri Congressman Jason Smith, who is considering a campaign for the U.S. Senate, will hold a fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago later this month. The invitation lists Gov. Mike Parson, South Dakota Gov. Kristi ...

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House votes to limit travel bans on terrorist-prone nations

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Prioritized by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats passed a bill limiting a president’s authority to issue travel bans on individuals entering the U.S. The action was in response to President Donald Trump ...

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Pro-life Democrats rally to protect Hyde Amendment

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Pro-life Democrats rallied on Capitol Hill on Sunday to protest other Democrats’ threats to ditch the Hyde Amendment which bans the use of tax dollars to fund overseas abortion. Democrats for Life ...

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Biden press secretary dodges question about impact of Equality Act

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The White House earlier this week dodged a question about how the Equality Act would affect religious freedom. Owen Jensen from the Catholic television network EWTN asked press secretary Jen Psaki about ...

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Rep. Vicky Hartzler praying and looking ‘very seriously’ at run for U.S. Senate

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Count Republican Rep. Vicky Hartzler among the possible candidates to replace Roy Blunt in the U.S. Senate in 2022. If elected, she would be only the third female elected to the Senate ...

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Pro-life amendment stalls action on Medicaid expansion in Missouri

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A pro-life amendment adopted by the Missouri Senate this week is slowing action on a bill to fund Missouri’s Medicaid program. “My intent was not to deny Medicaid recipients birth control,” Senator ...

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Congress gets bodyguards paid for by campaigns

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After hours of often contentious debate, members of Congress can now use campaign money to pay for bodyguards. The decision came down from Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Thursday. Under the new ...

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Christian woman wins Louisiana congressional seat left open by late husband

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Yet another Christian woman will join the U.S. House of Representatives. Republican Julia Letlow won a special election in Louisiana on Saturday to fill the seat of her late husband, Luke Letlow, ...

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National Sheriffs Association: 50% of migrants have Covid

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As the humanitarian crisis along the southern border grows, disturbing data has been released concerning COVID rates among migrants. Dr. Ivan Melendez, the health authority in Hidalgo County, Texas said “The reality ...

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What you need to know about H.R. 1: The ‘For the People Act of 2021’

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As a bill giving the federal government power to control local elections moves to the Senate, opposition is growing in many quarters. Constitutional scholars to State Attorney Generals to local election boards ...

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Biden becomes first president in 100 years not to address Congress

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For the first time in 100 years, a new American President has still not addressed a joint session of Congress. Reporters have brought up the unusual absence to White House officials, fueling ...

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Christian group sends urgent letter to Biden over Israel policy

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A group of leaders from a broad section of American Christianity is lobbying the Biden administration over its policy towards Israel. It comes after growing alarm in both Israel and the United ...

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Top Republican leaders optimistic about taking back Congress in 2022

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After a rocky start to the Biden administration, the Republican Party is optimistic about taking back both the House and Senate during the 2022 midterm elections. Former President Donald Trump pledged to ...

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Rep. Jerry Nadler of New York mocks God

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“God’s will is no concern of this Congress,” Rep. Jerry Nadler, R-N.Y., recently told a colleague during debate over the Equality Act. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla., said in his remarks on the House floor ...

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HillFaith shares Jesus with Democrat and Republican aides on Capitol Hill

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For the young Congressional aides that swarm into Washington D.C. every year, life on Capitol Hill can be exciting and an opportunity to enact some real change by assisting the nation’s politicians, ...

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In dead of night, Democrats pass controversial election ‘reform’

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Democrats have passed an “election reform” bill that some say actually weakens the democratic process and moves control of elections nationwide to Congress. The bill, which contains sweeping and controversial changes, was ...

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Congressman calls for states to counter progressive agenda

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Conservative states must take the lead in resisting the progressive policy agenda of the Biden Administration, Florida Congressman Greg Steube says. The Republican criticized the COVID-19 relief bill for including radical measures ...

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Democrats consider permanent military-style barrier around Capitol

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Congressional Democrats are considering a permanent, military-style barrier around the U.S. Capitol. In addition 7,000 National Guard soldiers and airmen will stay another month in the city and 5,000 troops will thereafter ...

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Eric Swalwell refers to God as a woman after Pelosi strikes ‘gendered’ language from House

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Congressman and failed presidential candidate Eric Swalwell has made it a point to refer to God as a woman.  The Democrat joins Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, a Democrat from Kansas City, who was ...

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Biden notifies Congress he is defunding southern border wall

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President Joe Biden has defunded work on the southern security wall with Mexico. He informed Congress Feb. 11 that he reversed President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration that funded construction of the wall. ...

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Biden administration will keep U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

In a surprise move, the Biden administration will keep the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. The announcement eases fears that the U.S. would abandon its most important ally in the Middle East. What’s ...

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Trump team reveals defense plan, calls impeachment ‘a weapon’

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The legal team representing former President Donald Trump is speaking out on their plan to counter the impeachment actions in the U.S. Senate. One major theme is that the Senate is acting ...

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Republicans want to move 2022 Winter Olympics out of China

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A move is on in the U.S. Senate to move the Olympics out of Communist China. The action comes after a string of blunders by China, including handling of the Covid pandemic ...

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