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Hot-button social issues were stressed by Republican leaders and conservative activists at Friday’s session of the annual CPAC conference.

The House of Representatives has approved a bill to block President Obama’s climate plan that aimed at regulating so-called carbon pollution from new power plants. The bill passed by a vote of 229 to 183, with 10 Democrats voting with Republicans and three Republicans opposed.

The 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) commenced on March 6 at National Harbor, Maryland, with Texas Senator Ted Cruz kicking off the annual gathering of leaders proclaiming themselves to be political “conservatives.” Cruz, who earned a 100-percent score on The New American’s latest “Freedom Index” (a congressional scorecard based on the U.S. Constitution) is unquestionably deserving of CPAC’s designated description.  

The rejection by the Senate of one of Obama's radical appointees, Debo Adegbile, is perhaps the first of many. 

The Obama administration announced Wednesday that health plans that would otherwise be canceled under ObamaCare may now live on for two or even three more years.

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