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A HELL of a ride with Miss Virginia …

This is a little dated, but it gives one heck of a peek into the mindset of at least one of the folks we send to Washington every two years.  Apparently, getting on an elevator with Virginia Foxx can be one terrifying experience: More House…

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Virginia Foxx: Give US your genetic info — or else!

Yet another North Carolina Republican is running at break-neck speed into the stifling, suffocating embrace of the federal leviathan: […] A bill in Congress could make it harder for workers to keep employers from getting access to their personal medical and genetic information and raise…

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#nc-05: The Foxx record

Virginia Foxx, a member of the House Republican leadership who faces a primary challenge on June 7 from Tea Partier Pattie Curran, is following the lead of a lot of her colleagues by putting the word ”conservative” in close proximity to her name as much as…

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Virginia Foxx: Hatin’ on Heritage. (Lovin’ some Boehner.)

We have stuff — audio, video, photos, pdfs, and the like — coming over the transom all the time and dropping into our laps.  One of the latest arrivals is an audio recording of US Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-5th-NC) talking with some voters during The…

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NC-05: Yes, Virginia. You DO have a primary opponent.

Virginia Foxx has enjoyed life in Washington.  She’s risen through the ranks to be a trusted adviser to House speaker John Boehner.  Like fellow GOPer Renee Ellmers,  Foxx has sided with the make-no-waves establishment against the wishes of folks back home begging for a serious…

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#CRomnibus: Foxx cheers it; Holding apologizes for himself

US Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-5) is making use of the cromnibus talking points disseminated by Boehner & co.: “While an omnibus spending bill is not ideal, it allows changes to policy that a continuing resolution simply cannot. For example, this legislation includes provisions to help…

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#ncpol: let the amnesty sell-outs commence!

(*sigh of exasperation*)  The recently completed elections made it crystal clear how the American people feel about Barry Obama legalizing amnesty via executive order.  For some reason, we have this bipartisan desire in this lame duck congressional session to pass a long-term government funding bill…

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NC-05: Doyle vs. Foxx, and ‘brain-washing’

Virginia Foxx was a conservative force in the NC  General Assembly.  She was elected to the US House to replace Richard Burr — who graduated to the US Senate.  Many had hoped Foxx would keep going with her conservative firebrand ways in Washington. The GOP…

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Ellmers, Foxx, Hudson vote with Boehner (and a bunch of Dems) to preserve NSA surveillance overreach

      I’m a big fan of empowering law enforcement and the military to hunt down and destroy foreign bad guys trying to do harm to innocent  Americans.  I’m NOT a big fan of allowing  DC to have wide open, warrantless access to everyone’s…

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US, NC taxpayers to shell out extra millions to fix medicaid billing mess

      Poor decisions made by North Carolina state government appointees in the Hunt, Easley and Perdue administrations will likely result in a huge bailout from already-stretched-to-the-max state and federal budgets. Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-Banner Elk) took to the House floor on Dec. 14…