National GuardTen Republican members of the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee have asked President Obama to leave 1,200 National Guardsmen on the border with Mexico to continue their role interdicting drugs coming into the United States.

Congressman Gregg Harper (R-Miss., picture, left) is chairman of the House Administration Committee and he is concerned about the number of illegal aliens casting votes in elections around the country.

Illinois Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez advocates a “parole-in-place” program that would allow illegal aliens with children to remain in the United States.

During an interview on �Fox News Sunday�, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), chairman of the House Budget Committee, outlined many of the details of the GOP's 2012 budget proposal that will officially be announced on Tuesday. He said, �We can�t keep kicking this can down the road. The President has punted. We�re not going to follow suit. �

If you can measure a politician�s popularity by the number of dollars donated to his campaign (or cause), then Ron Paul is the most popular Republican in the country right now.