Congressman-Elect Dave Brat on Obamacare: ‘It’s Moved to the Kitchen Table’

Congressman-Elect Dave Brat on Obamacare: ‘It’s Moved to the Kitchen Table’

By Susan Jones Via (CNSNews.com) - Rep.-Elect Dave Brat, a free-market economist, says his message on Obamacare, the national debt, and securing the border "resonated" with Virginia Republicans on Tuesday. "We've had a 200-year run that's made us the envy of the world," Brat said, speaking of America. "The antithesis of that is kind of the top-down central planning -- the best example is Obamacare. "And so that system was theoretical. Now the bill is coming in everybody's mailbox. And so it's moved to the kitchen table," he told CNN Wednesday morning. "People can't afford the mandate … [Read more...]

Saira Blair, youngest state lawmaker

Saira Blair, youngest state lawmaker

By: Lucy McCalmont Via Politico Saira Blair is probably the only candidate who had to head to class the morning after winning an election. But that’s to be expected for the 18-year-old, who just became the country’s youngest state lawmaker. “I actually had a couple of geology classes this morning,” Blair, a Republican who was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates, said in an interview Wednesday. “It was fine, just like any other day of class.” Blair is like many other people her age except that in addition to preparing for her freshman year at college this past summer, … [Read more...]