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Sunday Aug 17 | Common Dreams

a Uss Liberty's Hero's Passing

It took the U.S. government 42 years after the attack to recognize Halbardier's heroism by awarding him the Silver Star, a delay explained by Washington's determination to downplay Israeli responsibility for the 34 Americans killed and the 174 wounded.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Visalia, CA, US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Daily Kos

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Back in 2011, after the TEA Party wave handed Republicans control of the US House of Representatives, Michael Tomasky of The Guardian prophetically wrote : Having taken control of the House of Representatives as of tomorrow, Republicans now have to govern.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Adam Kinzinger, Eric Cantor

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Switched

Paul Ryan Wins Primary To Defend His Seat In The House

Rep. Paul Ryan won his primary election on Tuesday, securing the Republican nomination to defend his seat in the House, the Associated Press reports.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Immigration Reform, Tom Price, Kevin Brady

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Safehaven

Why We're Ungovernable, Part 10: The Republicans' Civil War

Back when the republican party was actually the party of small government it was possible for country club moderates , Christian conservatives and libertarians to coexist.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ronald Reagan, Representative Justin Amash

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Vanity Fair

Is This the Best or Worst Political Victory Speech of All Time?

American politics has been all but drained of civility in recent years, but one concession to decorum has generally survived intact.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Washington Post

Justin Amasha s absolutely amazing victory speech

Politicians who win campaigns, no matter how dirty, will almost always kiss and make up with their political opponents in their election-night speeches.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, World News

National Review Online

Joel Gehrke: Justin Amash Quells an Establishment Revolt

Representative Justin Amash was outspent by his opponent, Brian Ellis, who had the support of the Chamber of Commerce and other House Republicans, but it was never even a tight race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Brea, CA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Politico

Libertarian Amash beats back primary challenge

With 56 percent of precincts reporting in the Grand Rapids-area 3rd District, Amash led businessman Brian Ellis, 55 percent to 45 percent.

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Related Topix: Brea, CA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, John Boehner

Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Obama urged to boot Canada from trade talks or gain concessions

A group of Congress members are putting pressure on Ottawa to open the dairy and poultry markets under threat of being dropped from Trans-Pacific Partnership talks.

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Related Topix: US News, Agriculture, Science, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Charles Rangel, Democrat

Sat Aug 02, 2014

My Mother Lode

Lawmakers struggle to reach drought relief deal

Prospects for a drought relief bill to help California farmers appear as likely as the state being deluged by three straight days of rain.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat, California, John Boehner

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Calif. Rep. McClintock: People 'always know where I stand'

It's pretty modest. But when President Barack Obama recently signed a McClintock bill transferring federal land to an Indian tribe in California's El Dorado County, it was a milestone of sorts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sam Farr, Democrat, Representative John Garamendi, Representative David Valadao, Barack Obama, California

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

House border bill implodes, and Ted Cruz stands amid wreckage

Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio leaves a closed-door Republican strategy session on the immigration crisis at the US-Mexico border after last-minute maneuvering failed to lock down conservative support at the Capitol in Washington Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, John Boehner, Texas

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, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Blake Farenthold, John Boehner, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Agri Marketing

Nat'l Pork Producers Council: Lawmakers Want Good TPP Deal For Agriculture

NAT'L PORK PRODUCERS COUNCIL: LAWMAKERS WANT GOOD TPP DEAL FOR AGRICULTURE Jul. 31, 2014 Source: National Pork Producers Council news release Nearly one-third of the U.S. House urged the White House to pursue a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement without countries that prove unwilling to fully open their markets to all U.S. agricultural ... (more)

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Rare Beltway Bipartisanship: Bashing Japan Trade...

It's hard to get Republicans and Democrats to team up on anything these days in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Reuters

Obama administration kicks off bid to renew Africa trade program

The Obama administration on Tuesday pushed for Congress to renew a 14-year-old trade program giving African countries duty-free access to U.S. markets, warning that allowing the program to expire would disrupt trade flows between the two regions.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

Politico

Politicking off impeachment chatter

Something very strange is happening on Capitol Hill. Democrats can't talk enough about impeaching a president of their own party.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, August, CA, Representative Steve Scalise

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Politico

Amash heads into homestretch confident

BYRON CENTER, Mich. - Rep. Justin Amash was supposed to be the next big target of the establishment wing of the Republican Party, sweating all the way to the finish line.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Representative Justin Amash, Byron Center, MI, Howard McKeon, John Boehner

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Switched

Paul Ryan Accuses Obama Administration Of System That 'Perpetuates Poverty'

Rep. Paul Ryan took a shot at the federal government's approach to poverty reduction on Sunday, claiming the Obama administration is responsible for a system that "perpetuates poverty" in the United States.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, Chris Van Hollen, Democrat, Tom Price, Kevin Brady

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Roll Call

New GOP Optimism for Border Supplemental Before August

Republican lawmakers emerged from a special conference meeting Friday morning with renewed optimism that they could pass a slimmed-down border supplemental package before the August recess.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Kevin Brady, Representative John Fleming, Representative Marlin Stutzman

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