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43 min ago | Daily Kos

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You couldn't imagine a more optimistic bunch than House Republicans at the start of this cycle.

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

3 hrs ago | ABC News

Cantor's Defeat Pays Off With $1.4M Wall St. Signing Bonus

The seven-term Virginia Republican has joined New York investment bank Moelis & Company and will receive a $1.4 million signing bonus.

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

7 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

Analysis: Midterm election unlikely to end stalemate in Washington

After a summer of upheaval, from the Middle East to Ferguson, Mo., the country swings into a fall campaign with large stakes but little chance of ending the partisan stalemate that has ground Washington to a virtual halt.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives

11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Tea Party losses bode well for GOP

As the 2014 primary election season draws to a close, it is apparent that voters have rejected the vast majority of Tea Party candidates in favor of traditional Republicans.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Todd Akin, Senator Rand Paul

15 hrs ago | Switched

Eric Cantor To Join Investment Bank Moelis & Co. As Vice Chairman And Managing Director

Former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will join investment bank Moelis & Co as vice chairman and managing director, the company said, adding that Cantor will also be elected to its board.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, us Travel, Travel, Tea Party, Representative Diane Black

Mon Sep 01, 2014

New York Magazine

Eric Cantor Forgoes Fox News Gig, Chooses Cushy Job Behind Door Number 2

The tale of former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor just got a heartwarming ending: After being cruelly rejected by Virginia voters in June, the man once considered the unofficial liason between the GOP and Wall Street is getting a leg up from his friends in the banking industry.

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SFGate

Brace for more election year slams, West Virginia

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, West Virginia, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia Government

Examiner.com

Va. Dem. asks God to murder everyone in NRA with deadly Ebola virus

Mike Dickinson , the unhinged Virginia Democrat who once sought the House seat formerly held by Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., issued a tweet Sunday asking God to kill everyone in the NRA with the Ebola virus.

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The Aiken Standard

Column: Having skepticism for polls is the best option

The election season traditionally starts on Labor Day. Yet in several key U.S. Senate, races, the horses are already half way around the track.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Mark Begich, Senator Kay Hagan, Senator Mark Udall

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Midterm election unlikely to end gridlock in Washington, analysts say

Polls find widespread contempt for Congress, which has some of the lowest approval ratings ever recorded, but the midterm election appears unlikely to have an impact on how much Washington lawmakers get done.

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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Washington Examiner

5 things to know about Virginia elections

The most competitive election in Virginia this fall is in Northern Virginia's 10th Congressional District, where Democrats are hoping to nab the seat held by retiring Republican Rep. Frank Wolf for more than three decades.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Women's Health, Health, Barack Obama

USA Today

Rising Latino stars in politics

Rising Latino stars in politics Four up-and-comers are ready to make their mark on the political landscape.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Texas, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KAUZ

Farm worker faces No. 2 Republican for House seat

State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units used for other inmates, a... State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that offer them more ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Air Accidents

SFGate

No place like home: Senate foes raise questions

Two candidates officially live with their parents. One rents a room from a contributor.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, New Orleans, LA, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Bill Cassidy

Politico

Rising (Maxine) Waters

Waters is executing this transformation by seizing on the growing divide between conservative Republicans and Big Business and leveraging her position as the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, where in the coming weeks she will play a role in the battles over extending a terrorism insurance program and the Export-Import Bank.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Steve Stivers, Jeb Hensarling, Barney Frank, Democrat

Illinoisreview

Allen West in town to raise funds for GOP 8th CD candidate Larry Kaifesh

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, Republican, Tea Party

Thu Aug 28, 2014

New York Daily News

Zephyr Teachout running mate, Tim Wu, gaining momentum

A little-known Columbia University law professor with the twitter handle @superwuster is rapidly becoming a key player in New York politics.

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Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law, Columbia University, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

jdsupra.com

Tax Policy Issues Prepare for a Rumble on the Gridiron

The clock is running out on the 113th Congress. While the calendar says we are not quite at the two-minute warning, with a truncated September congressional schedule and the campaign season taking up much of the fall, the final whistle is closer than you may think.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Max Baucus, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Orrin Hatch

Star-Telegram.com

No. 2 House Republican faces unlikely challenge

Raul Garcia has a question for Kevin McCarthy, the House's No. 2 Republican: "While we are waiting for you on immigration reform, who should be harvesting America's food?" It's a provocative query and the foundation of Garcia's long-shot challenge to McCarthy, a four-term incumbent who rose to power after another GOP leader thought unsinkable, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Agriculture, Science, 2012 Presidential Election

The Washington Monthly

30 Days Til the Apocalypse?

The White House also is feeling pressure from Hispanic groups and other advocates of immigration liberalization, who are weary of being told that they must be patient.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Luis Gutierrez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Republican

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