Articles Tagged 'Tim Huelskamp'
Kansas: For a Fiscal Conservative, Spending at Home Passes the Test
Tim Huelskamp of Kansas has been one of the most vocal tea-party-backed conservatives in the House, but his calls to shrink the size of government didnâ€™t apply when it came to bringing a new Department of Homeland Security lab to his district.
Just as lawmakers used to promote earmarks, Huelskamp and the rest of Kansasâ€™ GOP delegation have touted the…
Who Will Lead the Tea Party Caucus?
Who will be the next Michele Bachmann? The Minnesota Republicanâ€™s announcement on Wednesday that sheâ€™ll be stepping down when her term wraps up in 2014…
DHS Denies Massive Ammunition Purchase
The Department of Homeland Security responded Friday to questions from Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., about why the agency was allegedly planning to buy some 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition over the next five years.
DHS told Whispers it regularly fills all of its goods and services requirements at one time because it’s cheaper for the agency, and that the 1.6…
Conservatives Claim to Be Prepared for Cuts and for Life Under the Sequester
Conservative lawmakers elected to Congress in the Republican wave of 2010 came to Capitol Hill pledging that they would lead by example in cutting spending.
In the 112th Congress, even before House GOP leadership mandated that membersâ€™ office budgets and committee coffers would be slashed first by 5 percent and then by 6.4 percent, many Republican members said they were…
Huelskamp Fundraises Off Vote Against Boehner
Rep. Tim Huelskamp is citing a vote against his own partyâ€™s speaker in an appeal for campaign funds.
After the Kansas Republican took the â€œbold…
EDITORIAL: Boehnerâ€™s purge: Conservatives thrown off congressional committees
Thereâ€™s no word for it other than a purge and Speaker of the House John Boehner is the leader of the Politburo. With no advanced…