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Wednesday Aug 13 | JD Supra

Highlights of Congressional Hearings on Copyright Remedies: Statutory ...

On July 24, 2014, the Judiciary Committee of the United States House of Representatives, through its Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet , held hearings on the subject of copyright remedies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Republican

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Hill

Bill would provide veterans with extra sick leave

Rep. Stephen Lynch has introduced legislation that would offer disabled veterans who serve as federal employees with extra time off to seek medical care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Stephen Lynch, Democrat, Republican, Elijah Cummings

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Hill

Bill would provide veterans with extra sick leave

Rep. Stephen Lynch has introduced legislation that would offer disabled veterans who serve as federal employees with extra time off to seek medical care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Stephen Lynch, Democrat, Republican, Elijah Cummings

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Denver Post

Rep. Mike Coffman on HBO host Bill Maher's attempt to target him: Bring it on

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman , a Republican who represents a ring of suburbs along the eastern Denver metro area, is locked in one of Congress' tightest reelection bids, against Democrat Andrew Romanoff .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, John Kline, Representative Renee Ellmers

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Roll Call

Bill Maher Flip a District: Coffman Rounds Out Final Four

The Bill Maher Flip a District effort is going after Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado, rounding out the final four Republicans the comedian wants to give the boot from Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers, John Kline, Representative Ted Yoho

Sun Aug 03, 2014

SFGate

Can the voters change the Republican Party?

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says of the GOP-backed House bill on the border crisis: "They couldn't make it bad enough."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Opinion

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Plain Dealer

House version of immigration bill blasted by President Obama, who...

Rep. James P. McGovern, D-Mass., left, speaks with House Rules Committee Chairman Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, as the panel met to take the procedural steps to bring a new legislative package to the floor to deal with the influx of migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, James McGovern, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pete Sessions, Republican, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Texas

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Hill

Winners and losers in the border fight

Congress's final month in session this summer was dominated by a debate over what to do with the wave of child immigrants crossing the border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Luis Gutierrez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Republican

Dallas Morning News

Editorial: Congress dithers on immigration

Capitol Hill Republicans claim they see the border surge of unaccompanied migrant children from Central America as an urgent matter.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, Henry Cuellar, US Senate, John Cornyn, Democrat, Opinion

The Washington Post

Morning Plum: Obama warns GOP -- Ia m acting alone on immigration

So today House Republicans may take one more stab at trying to pass a bill to address the border crisis.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, US House of Representatives, Peter King, Representative Kevin McCarthy

Thu Jul 31, 2014

News Max

Some Republicans Won't Back Border Bill Without Rescinding DACA

The House of Representatives will delay the start of a five-week recess on Friday to address the illegal immigration crisis, but two conservative Republicans told Newsmax on Thursday that they will not support any legislation that does not require President Barack Obama to rescind the executive order that created the debacle.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Barack Obama, Representative Steve Stockman, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Washington Post

No action on border crisis better than sending kids back

Republicans who spoke in favor of a GOP immigration bill on the House floor Thursday said that doing nothing at all to address the crisis of unaccompanied minors from Central America who are fleeing to the U.S., in many cases to escape sexual violence, was the worst possible outcome.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Family, Kids, Prison, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

The Washington Post

5House GOP pulls border bill rather than see it defeated

House Republican leaders pulled Speaker John A. Boehner's slimmed-down legislation to address the brewing immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border rather than see it defeated, amid a conservative revolt that the $659 million proposal did not address the core issues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, Devin Nunes, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

So, which party actually brought up impeachment first, anyway?

Sarah Palin kindled this latest round of 'impeach Obama' chatter, but she wasn't the first to raise the idea.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Representative Steve Stockman, Louie Gohmert

Christian Science Monitor

So, which party actually brought up impeachment first, anyway?

As I noted Tuesday , Republicans have taken the position that the current ongoing talk of the impeachment of President Obama is nothing more than a Democratic fundraising ploy in advance of the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Representative Steve Stockman, Louie Gohmert, US Senate, John Cornyn

NewsBusters.org

CBS Hypes Democrats Fundraising Off Impeachment, Dismisses Boehner Lawsuit

In the wake of Speaker of the House John Boehner's impending lawsuit against President Obama, CBS This Morning did their best to minimize its merits and instead promote Democratic efforts to raise money off of impeachment.

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Related Topix: US News, CBS This Morning, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Representative Kerry Bentivolio

Tue Jul 29, 2014

JD Supra

Progress Toward Comprehensive Patent Reform Stalls

On May 21, 2014, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy announced that he was removing patent reform legislation from the Committee's agenda, effectively eliminating any chance for Senate consideration this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Lee Terry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Claire McCaskill

Silicon Alley Insider

White House Mocks John Boehner's Claim GOP Impeachment Talk Is Just A 'Scam'

The White House was quick to mock House Speaker John Boehner's dismissal of Republican calls to impeach President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, Steve King, Representative Lou Barletta

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Washington Examiner

White House: 'Prominent' Republicans want to impeach Obama

The White House Friday stood behind its assertions that Republicans seriously want to impeach President Obama , even though House Speaker John Boehner , R-Ohio, has repeatedly dismissed the possibility.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Stockman, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Representative Jason Chaffetz

Switched

Special Counsel Clears White House Political Office Of Wrongdoing

The White House's political office did not engage in illegal partisan activity, a federal oversight agency said following a congressional hearing to probe whether taxpayer money has been used by the Obama administration for political purposes.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Trent Franks, Representative Jim Jordan, Representative Cynthia Lummis

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