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Abortion-rights movements, also referred to as pro-choice movements, advocate for legal access to induced abortion services.
The American Health Care Act of 2017 often shortened to the AHCA, or nicknamed Trumpcare, is a United States Congress bill to partially repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.
A Bachelor of Science (Latin Baccalaureus Scientiae, B.S., BS, B.Sc., BSc, or B.Sc; or, less commonly, S.B., SB, or Sc.B., from the equivalent Latin Scientiae Baccalaureus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for completed courses that generally last three to five years, or a person holding such a degree.
Bakersfield is a city in and the county seat of Kern County, California, United States.
Ballotpedia is a nonpartisan online political encyclopedia.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
William Marshall Thomas (born December 6, 1941) is an American politician.
Bloomberg News is an international news agency headquartered in New York, United States and a division of Bloomberg L.P. Content produced by Bloomberg News is disseminated through Bloomberg Terminals, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg.com and Bloomberg's mobile platforms.
Bruce Edward Babbitt (born June 27, 1938) is an American attorney and politician from the state of Arizona.
C-SPAN, an acronym for Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network, is an American cable and satellite television network that was created in 1979 by the cable television industry as a public service.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature.
California State University, Bakersfield (often abbreviated CSUB or shortened to CSU Bakersfield) is a public university located in Bakersfield, California, United States, and was founded in 1965.
California's 22nd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California.
California's 23rd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California.
California's 32nd State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts.
Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae.
Cathy Anne McMorris Rodgers (born May 22, 1969) is an American politician from Washington where she has served as the U.S. Representative for since 2005.
A caucus is a meeting of supporters or members of a specific political party or movement.
The Center for Responsive Politics (CRP) is a non-profit, nonpartisan research group based in Washington, D.C., that tracks the effects of money and lobbying on elections and public policy.
The Central Coast is an area of California, United States, roughly spanning the coastal region between Point Mugu and Monterey Bay.
Charles Carlisle Johnson (born October 22, 1988) is the owner of the websites GotNews.com and WeSearchr.com.
Christopher Hughes (born) is an American entrepreneur who co-founded and served as spokesman for the online social directory and networking site Facebook, with Harvard roommates Mark Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin, and Andrew McCollum.
Christopher W. Wallace (born October 12, 1947) is an American television anchor and political commentator who is the host of the Fox Broadcasting Company / Fox News Channel program Fox News Sunday.
The Clean Power Plan was an Obama administration policy aimed at combating anthropogenic climate change (global warming) that was first proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in June 2014.
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is a federal agency within the legislative branch of the United States government that provides budget and economic information to Congress.
The Congressional Review Act (CRA) is a law that was enacted by the United States Congress under House Speaker Newt Gingrich as Subtitle E of the Contract with America Advancement Act of 1996 and signed into law by President Bill Clinton on March 29, 1996.
The Congressional Western Caucus is a caucus within the United States House of Representatives composed of Members of Congress who promote Western and rural interests in the United States Congress.
The conservation movement, also known as nature conservation, is a political, environmental, and social movement that seeks to protect natural resources including animal and plant species as well as their habitat for the future.
Dana Tyrone Rohrabacher (born June 21, 1947) is a member of the U.S House of Representatives representing.
David E. Cox (February 20, 1938 – July 13, 2010) was an American politician from Holdenville, Oklahoma.
David Wayne Loebsack (born December 23, 1952) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative from since 2007.
The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) (and) was a United States federal law that, prior to being ruled unconstitutional, defined marriage for federal purposes as the union of one man and one woman, and allowed states to refuse to recognize same-sex marriages granted under the laws of other states.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Devin Gerald Nunes GOIH (born October 1, 1973) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for since 2003.
Environment & Energy Publishing (dba E&E News) is an online news organization that covers energy and environmental policy, markets and science.
Eric Ivan Cantor (born June 6, 1963) is an American politician, lawyer, and banker, who served as the United States representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district from 2001 until 2014.
The Export–Import Bank of the United States (abbreviated as Ex-Im Bank or the Bank) is the official export credit agency (ECA) of the United States federal government.
A fossil fuel power station is a power station which burns a fossil fuel such as coal, natural gas, or petroleum to produce electricity.
Fox News Sunday is a Sunday morning news / talk show on the Fox Broadcasting Company since 1996.
George Andrew Plescia (born August 19, 1966) is a U.S. Republican politician from California.
GovTrack.us is a website developed by then-student Joshua Tauberer.
A greenhouse gas is a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiant energy within the thermal infrared range.
Homemaking is a mainly American term for the management of a home, otherwise known as housework, housekeeping, or household management.
Howard Alan Kurtz (born August 1, 1953) is an American journalist and author best known for his coverage of the media.
The Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota is one of the country's top-ranked professional public policy and planning schools.The school is noted for equipping students to play key roles in public life at the local, state, national, and global level and offers six distinctive master's degrees, a doctoral degree, and six certificate programs.
In U.S. politics, the Hyde Amendment is a legislative provision barring the use of federal funds to pay for abortion except to save the life of the woman, or if the pregnancy arises from incest or rape.
Investor's Business Daily (IBD) is an American newspaper and website covering the stock market, international business, finance and economics.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
Jeannie Lynn "Jean" Fuller (née Guenther; born April 16, 1950) is a U.S. politician who served as the minority leader in the California State Senate.
Thomas Jeb Hensarling (born May 29, 1957) is an American politician who has served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas's 5th congressional district since 2003.
Gerald Mark McNerney (born June 18, 1951) is an engineer, energy specialist, and the U.S. Representative for, serving in Congress since 2007.
James Enos Clyburn (born July 21, 1940) is an American politician of the Democratic Party serving as the U.S. Representative for since 1993, and the House Assistant Minority Leader since 2011.
John Andrew Boehner (born, 1949) is an American politician who served as the 53rd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 2011 to 2015.
Kern Community College District is a community college district in Kern County, California.
Kern County is a county in the U.S. state of California.
Kevin Wayne Yoder (born January 8, 1976) is an American politician who has been a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing, since 2011.
The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) is an American environmental advocacy group.
The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of California.
Lois Ragnhild Grimsrud Capps (born January 10, 1938) is an American politician who served as the U.S. Representative for from 1998 to 2017.
Los Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, is the most populous county in the United States, with more than 10 million inhabitants as of 2017.
Marketing is the study and management of exchange relationships.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA or M.B.A.) is a master's degree in business administration (management).
Matt Lewis is a political writer, conservative pundit, blogger and columnist for The Daily Beast, formerly with The Daily Caller, and has written for The Week.
The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr.
Medical cannabis, or medical marijuana, is cannabis and cannabinoids that are recommended by doctors for their patients.
Methane is a chemical compound with the chemical formula (one atom of carbon and four atoms of hydrogen).
Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin County, and the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States.
NARAL Pro-Choice America (is a 501(c)(4) organization in the United States that engages in political action and advocacy efforts to oppose restrictions on abortion and expand access to abortion. NARAL is often used as a short form of the name. The organization was formerly known as the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws, then the National Abortion Rights Action League, and later the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League. NARAL has an associated 501(c)(3) organization, the NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation, and an associated political action committee, the NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC. Founded in 1969, NARAL is the oldest abortion rights advocacy group in the United States.
The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) is an American non-profit organization based in Washington, DC whose aim is to move public opinion sufficiently to achieve the legalization of non-medical marijuana in the United States so that the responsible use of cannabis by adults is no longer subject to penalty.
The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) is the oldest and the largest national pro-life organization in the United States with affiliates in all 50 states and over 3,000 local chapters nationwide.
New York is an American biweekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City.
The Notable Names Database (NNDB) is an online database of biographical details of over 40,000 people of note.
The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act is a bill that was introduced to the 112th Congress of the United States in the House of Representatives by Rep.
Nude swimming, or skinny dipping, is the practice of bathing naked, originally in natural bodies of water, but also in swimming pools or hot tubs.
On the Issues or OnTheIssues is an American non-partisan, non-profit organization providing information to voters about candidates, primarily via their web site.
The Paris Agreement (Accord de Paris) is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) dealing with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation, adaptation, and finance starting in the year 2020.
The Participatory Politics Foundation (PPF) is a United States non-profit organization which jointly operates the OpenCongress.org website, which is intended to encourage transparency in lawmaking and to make it easier to engage with government.
Party leaders and whips of the United States House of Representatives, also known as floor leaders, are elected by their respective parties in a closed-door caucus by secret ballot.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often shortened to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or nicknamed Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted by the 111th United States Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010.
Paul Davis Ryan Jr. (born January 29, 1970) is an American politician serving as the 54th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives since 2015.
Peter Anderson Sessions (born March 22, 1955) is an American politician.
Peter James Roskam (born September 13, 1961) is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 2007.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. (PPFA), or Planned Parenthood, is a nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health care in the United States and globally.
A political gaffe is an error made by a politician.
Politico, known earlier as The Politico, is an American political journalism company based in Arlington County, Virginia, that covers politics and policy in the United States and internationally.
PolitiFact.com is a blog operated by the editorial board of theTampa Bay Times, in which reporters and editors from the Times and affiliated media seek to fact-check statements by members of Congress, the White House, lobbyists, and interest groups.
Pregnancy is a potential result of rape.
In all modern states, some land is held by central or local governments.
Quartz Hill is a census-designated place (CDP) in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Raúl Rafael Labrador (born December 8, 1967) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for since 2011.
Renee Jacisin Ellmers (born February 9, 1964) is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for from 2011 to 2017.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
The 2016 Republican Party presidential primaries and caucuses were a series of electoral contests taking place within all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories, occurring between February 1 and June 7.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Roadless area conservation is a conservation policy limiting road construction and the resulting environmental impact on designated areas of public land.
Roll Call is a newspaper and website published in Washington, D.C., United States, when the United States Congress is in session.
Roy Arthur Ashburn (born March 21, 1954) is an American politician from Kern County, California.
Same-sex marriage in the United States was initially established on a state-by-state basis, expanding from 1 state in 2004 to 36 states in 2015, when, on June 26, 2015, same-sex marriage was established in all 50 states as a result of the ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States in the landmark civil rights case of Obergefell v. Hodges, in which it was held that the right of same-sex couples to marry on the same terms and conditions as opposite-sex couples, with all the accompanying rights and responsibilities, is guaranteed by both the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
The scientific opinion on climate change is the overall judgment among scientists regarding the extent to which global warming is occurring, its likely causes, and its probable consequences.
The Sea of Galilee, also Kinneret or Kinnereth, Lake of Gennesaret, or Lake Tiberias (יָם כִּנֶּרֶת, Judeo-Aramaic: יַמּא דטבריא; גִּנֵּיסַר بحيرة طبريا), is a freshwater lake in Israel.
Sean Patrick Hannity (born December 30, 1961) is an American talk show host and conservative political commentator.
This is a complete list of current members of the United States House of Representatives based on seniority.
The Speaker of the House is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives.
An election for the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives took place on October 29, 2015, during the 114th U.S. Congress.
In the United States House of Representatives, the two major political parties maintain policy and steering committees.
Steve Baer is an American investor and conservative political activist.
Stephen Joseph Scalise (born October 6, 1965) is the current United States House of Representatives Majority Whip and representative for, serving since 2008.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
The Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018,, is a congressional revenue act originally introduced in Congress as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), that amended the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
Terry Phillips is a journalist, author and media consultant.
The McClatchy Company is a publicly traded American publishing company based in Sacramento, California.
The Pew Charitable Trusts is an independent non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO), founded in 1948.
The Sacramento Bee is a daily newspaper published in Sacramento, California, in the United States.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
Harold Watson "Trey" Gowdy III (born August 22, 1964) is an American attorney, politician and former federal prosecutor serving as the U.S. Representative for since 2011.
Tulare County is a county in the U.S. state of California.
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. The Department of Justice administers several federal law enforcement agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The department is responsible for investigating instances of financial fraud, representing the United States government in legal matters (such as in cases before the Supreme Court), and running the federal prison system. The department is also responsible for reviewing the conduct of local law enforcement as directed by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The department is headed by the United States Attorney General, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The current Attorney General is Jeff Sessions.
The United States House Committee on Financial Services (also referred to as the House Banking Committee) is the committee of the United States House of Representatives that oversees the entire financial services industry, including the securities, insurance, banking, and housing industries.
The Committee on Ways and Means is the chief tax-writing committee of the United States House of Representatives.
The U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises is a subcommittee of the House Committee on Financial Services.
The U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit is a subcommittee of the House Committee on Financial Services.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The House Republican Conference is the party caucus for Republicans in the United States House of Representatives.
The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States Secretary of the Interior is the head of the U.S. Department of the Interior.
United States v. Windsor, (Docket No.), is a landmark civil rights case in which the United States Supreme Court held that restricting U.S. federal interpretation of "marriage" and "spouse" to apply only to opposite-sex unions, by Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), is unconstitutional under the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment.
Modern United States Wind Energy Policy coincided with the beginning of modern wind industry of the United States, which began in the early 1980s with the arrival of utility-scale wind turbines in California (see Altamont Pass).
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (often referred to as the University of Minnesota, Minnesota, the U of M, UMN, or simply the U) is a public research university in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (a; born 7 October 1952) is a Russian statesman and former intelligence officer serving as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 2000 until 2008.
Vox is an American news and opinion website owned by Vox Media.
Walter Beaman Jones Jr. (born February 10, 1943) is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 1995.
A wilderness study area (WSA) contains undeveloped United States federal land retaining its primeval character and influence, without permanent improvements or human habitation, and managed to preserve its natural conditions.
William J. O'Neil (born March 25, 1933) is an American entrepreneur, stockbroker and writer, who founded the stock brokerage firm William O'Neil & Co.
WorldCat is a union catalog that itemizes the collections of 72,000 libraries in 170 countries and territories that participate in the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) global cooperative.
A write-in candidate is a candidate in an election whose name does not appear on the ballot, but for whom voters may vote nonetheless by writing in the person's name.
The Young Republican National Federation, commonly referred to as the Young Republicans or YRNF, is a 527 organization for members of the Republican Party of the United States between the ages of 18 and 40.
The One Hundred Twelfth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, from January 3, 2011, until January 3, 2013.
The 2012 Benghazi attack was a coordinated attack against two United States government facilities in Benghazi, Libya by members of the Islamic militant group Ansar al-Sharia.
The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 21 or CMP 11 was held in Paris, France, from 30 November to 12 December 2015.