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Mica Soellner

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Past articles by Mica:

Lawmakers bicker over portrayal of middle class, economy in new documentary made by Congress

Congress’ first foray into filmmaking attracted criticisms of the film’s focus and who was and was not involved in its production. → Read More

Political brawler Rep. Jordan bulking up to lead Judiciary Committee clash with Biden administration

Over the past decade, Rep. Jim Jordan has shown an eagerness to confront adversaries, and now he’s poised to take on his biggest battles yet. → Read More

Jan. 6 committee cites Hannity texts to Meadows on Jan. 6, as host continues to rail committee

The Jan. 6 committee showed text messages Fox News pundit Sean Hannity sent to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, expressing his fears over how Jan. 6, 2021, would play out. → Read More

Dr. Oz prescribes a Fauci exit from NIAID

GOP Pennsylvania Senate candidate Mehmet Oz called for Dr. Anthony Fauci to step down from his role in leading a major U.S. health agency, saying the longtime head of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases has lost the “faith and confidence of the American people.” → Read More

Retiring Texas lawmaker Eddie Bernice Johnson endorses candidate for her seat

Democratic Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson endorsed Jasmine Crockett, a Texas state lawmaker, to replace her in Congress, after announcing her intent to retire earlier this month. Ms. Crockett was among a number of Democratic lawmakers who fled the state earlier this year to protest S.B. 1, a voting bill they claimed would disproportionately harm minority voters. → Read More

School board trade group coordinated with White House, DOJ before domestic terrorism letter release

Internal emails indicate that officials from the National School Boards Association coordinated with the White House and the Justice Department before Attorney General Merrick Garland issued a letter warning of “domestic terrorism” threats from parental activists complaining about curriculum and other education issues. → Read More

Stefanik-led PAC boosts GOP women candidates to help flip control of Congress in 2022

House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik on Wednesday endorsed eight women running for Congress next year, the latest recruits in her effort to swell the ranks of conservative women in the House GOP. → Read More

Republicans’ historic wins in Virginia illuminate growing diversity in GOP ranks

The historic election wins by Lt. Gov-elect Winsome Sears and Attorney General-elect Jason Miyares in Virginia showcased the increasing diversity in the GOP and the party's success recruiting women and minority candidates to deliver a conservative message of freedom and opportunity. → Read More

‘Separating children by race’ Bill Maher defends parents against critical race theory

Comedian Bill Maher defended parental activists voicing their objection to the teachings of critical race theory, saying it's leaving some children "traumatized." → Read More

MTG says ‘Squad’ member have ‘more balls’ than Republicans who voted for infrastructure package

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene offered a rare compliment to the progressive ‘Squad’ members for rejecting the bipartisan infrastructure bill passed by the House on Friday. → Read More

‘So grateful’ Pete Buttigieg newborn son healthy and home after hospital stay

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg's newborn son is home after being hospitalized with a respiratory virus unrelated to COVID-19. → Read More

‘You don’t run from a fight’: GOP policy chairman offers hopeful vision while being in the minority

"You don't run from a fight. You don't abandon your post because things are harder than you thought they'd be," the Alabama Republican told The Washington Times. "Tough situations don't build character. They reveal it." → Read More

Trump to attend fundraiser for Arizona Senate candidate, as state faces competitive GOP primary

Former President Donald Trump will attend a fundraiser for Arizona Senate candidate Blake Masters next week, entering a race that’s already been met with a crowded GOP primary. → Read More

Youngkin vows to raise school standards, protect campus free speech in education plan

Virginia Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin on Thursday unveiled an expansive education plan that he said he wants to implement “from Day One” of his new administration in January. → Read More

Pelosi ‘heartbroken’ over McAuliffe loss in Virginia governor’s race

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she is "heartbroken" over Democrat Terry McAuliffe's loss in the Virginia governor's race this week. → Read More

George Soros among several billionaires who got COVID-19 stimulus checks

Several billionaires, including liberal activist George Soros, received stimulus checks during the COVID-19 pandemic, despite income caps that would have otherwise disqualified them. → Read More

Democrats point fingers while Biden credits Trump for party’s election setbacks

Frustrated Democrats blamed each other and President Biden on Wednesday after the party's devastating losses in Virginia and a too-close-to-call race for New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy that was supposed to be a cakewalk. → Read More

Marjorie Taylor Greene fined $48,000 for multiple COVID-19 mask violations

The House slapped Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene with $48,000 in fines for more than 20 violations of the mask mandate in the chamber. → Read More

‘We came up short’: McAuliffe concedes to Youngkin in Virginia governor’s election

Democrat Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday conceded Virginia's gubernatorial election to Republican Glenn Youngkin, whose upset victory in what had been an increasingly blue state shook the national Democratic Party. → Read More

‘The fight continues:’ McAuliffe not backing out as he remains down in Virginia election

Democrat Terry McAuliffe is not backing out of the Virginia governor’s race, as he trailed Republican Glenn Youngkin by about 100,000 votes Tuesday night. → Read More