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3 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

Column: An upending of reason in the House

WASHINGTON >> After conservatives brought down House Speaker John Boehner's bill to address the border crisis, the new House Republican leadership team issued a joint statement declaring that President Obama should fix the problem himself.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Virginia Foxx, Immigration Reform, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Steve Scalise

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Warner stresses bi-partisanship U.S. Sen. Mark Warner didn't give an...

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner didn't give an overtly partisan speech during an appearance in Spotsylvania County on Tuesday, even though he was addressing a roomful of fellow Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Spotsylvania County, VA, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Warner, Barack Obama

The Washington Post

Va. congressmen ask state GOP to postpone contentious meeting

The battle for control of the Republican Party of Virginia continued to rage this week with revelations of new discord between three prominent elected officials and a group of increasingly powerful conservative activists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Robert Hurt, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative H. Morgan Griffith, Virginia, Virginia Government

ABC15.com

Republicans have irrational tea party-phobia Republicans are...

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton

ABC Action News

Republicans have irrational tea party-phobia

In a lackluster election year, the one story that seemed to offer decent drama was the "Tea Party versus the Republican Establishment" conflagration.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Illegal Immigration

News Max

Donations Pour in After Scalise Elected House GOP Whip

It didn't take long for Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise to find new financial backers after he was elected as House Republican whip in June, with $101,000 of the $257,600 raised between July 1 and Aug. 2 coming from PACs that had not given to his previous campaigns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, 9, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, us Travel, Travel

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Media Notes Congressional Failure to Demilitarize Police, and Reason is Proud to Lead the Way

Members of Congress had a recent chance to demilitarize policing-and Ferguson, Missouri's own member of Congress, Rep. Lacy Clay , is among the majority of both Democrats and Republicans who turned up their noses at the opportunity.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Lacy Clay, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer, Republican

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Kos

Election Diary Rescue: Week 32

The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 49 diaries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Democrat, Immigration Reform, Neil Abercrombie

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

GOP establishment on a roll in House primaries

Republicans got their man - and woman - in a half-dozen House primaries as establishment conservatives knocked out right-flank candidates, improving the party's chances of increasing its majority in November.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, Representative Jon Runyan, Republican, Representative Frank Guinta

Washington Examiner

VIDEO: Rep. Eric Cantor's last day in Congress

After a 14-year congressional run Rep. Eric Cantor , R-Va., will officially step down from Congress Monday.

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

WWNC-AM Asheville

Why Do Voters Love Hypocrites?

Though Eric Cantor's primary upset is considered the biggest surprise of the midterm election cycle, another race may come in a close second.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, David Vitter, US Senate

Merced Sun-Star

Don't overreach on immigration, Mr. Obama

When the Republican-controlled House of Representatives reneged on its promise to take up immigration reform before heading off on vacation, President Barack Obama vowed to take matters into his own hands by the end of summer.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration

Roll Call

Cantor Communications Director Lands at Purple

Former Eric Cantor communications director Rory Cooper has joined Purple Strategies, moving from Capitol Hill following his boss' shocking loss to work as managing director for the Alexandria-based public relations shop.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Bush, Patrick McHenry

Albany Times Union

Commentary: Teachout could oust

I admit it. I'm all in for Zephyr Teachout, the political unknown challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary on Sept.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily Caller

TheDC Interview: Ken Cuccinelli On Making The Senate More Conservative

Ken Cuccinelli, the former Republican attorney general of Virginia, is the new president of the Senate Conservatives Fund, the political group known for its frequent run-ins with the Republican establishment.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Thad Cochran, Pat Roberts, Conservative Political News

Christian Science Monitor

Montana Senate race a lost cause for Democrats? Enter Amanda Curtis.

Amanda Curtis, a state legislator from Butte, Mont., smiles after being selected as the replacement candidate in the US Senate race against Republican Steve Daines in Helena, Mont., on Saturday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana, Helena, MT, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate

News Observer

Tea party label irks 2nd District hopeful Poliquin

But Poliquin, who now hopes to become the first Republican to fill the congressional seat in Maine's sprawling 2nd district in nearly two decades, rejects being labeled as a tea party candidate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mike Lee, Olympia Snowe, Maine, Barack Obama

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabama Democratic Party nominates BSC professor Mark Lester in 6th congressional district

The state Democratic Executive Committee today nominated Birmingham-Southern College history professor Mark Lester as the party's candidate in the 6th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Birmingham-Southern College, Southern College

Bangor Daily News

Only one election issue this year - Tea Party power

The 2014 election campaign has boiled down to a single issue - whether the extreme conservative policies associated with the Tea Party movement will be rejected or prevail.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Lamar Alexander

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Boehner: $40 million fundraiser a " and counting

The Ohio lawmaker accounts for about one-fifth of the cash collected by House Republicans' campaign arm, the National Republican Congressional Committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin Cramer, Paul Ryan, Jeb Hensarling

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