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Republican complains: Newer lawmakers oppose Obamacare but never had a chance to vote against it

A House Republican said the Affordable Care Act should be delayed or defunded because many newer lawmakers weren’t in office to vote against it. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) was among a group of 79 House Republicans who signed on to a letter urging House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to tie…

Rep. Huelskamp speaks out against new child labor regulations for farms

Re. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) on Thursday described new child labor regulation proposed by the Department of Labor as “a very dumb and dangerous idea.” “We are still pushing on the Department of Labor to back off on what is a silly and I think dangerous regulation,” he said during a…

Rep. Huelskamp pushes to ban same sex ceremonies at military facilities

In the response to the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) introduced legislation this week that would prohibit marriage or marriage-like ceremonies on military installations for same sex couples. He said the bill, the Military Religious Freedom Protection Act, would ensure “that our military facilities are…

Rep. Huelskamp: SOPA and PIPA would be ‘huge disaster’

After the largest online protest in history on Wednesday, a number of lawmakers have decided to make their opposition to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) well known. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) was questioned about the bills during his hour-long telephone town hall event…

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