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3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Renegade NY Democrats already backing off deal to return to fold

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.

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Related Topix: US News, Country, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Mike Ross, Democrat

7 hrs ago | Media Matters for America

How Media's "Polarized" Voter Fixation Gives The Radical Gop a Pass

Hitting on what has become one of the Beltway media's favorite narratives of 2014, the Washington Post's Chris Cillizza this week bemoaned the fact that increased polarization within the electorate, fueled by spiraling partisanship, means "we are increasingly moving toward two entirely separate Americas, a liberal one and a conservative one."

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

11 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Obama to House: - Stop Just Hatin"

"Come on," President Barack said today, as the House advances a resolution authorizing a lawsuit against him alleging overreach in executive actions.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hillary Clinton

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Washington Times

a Establishmenta tries to oust tea partyer Justin Amash in Michigan

The Aug. 5 vote in Michigan's 3rd Congressional District pits a hard-line Libertarian and tea party darling against a mainline party foot soldier, but with the roles reversed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Representative Raul Labrador, Guantanamo Bay

Hot Air

As Jews flee Europe, the sneering media admonished again

The eruption of conflict this month between Israeli Defense Forces and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip has brought the worst out of some Europeans .

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

Roll Call

HOH: The GOP Twitter Shuffle: Eric Cantor Edition

Eric Cantor's exit as House majority leader is near, yet he still reigns as owner of @GOPLeader , at least for now.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Twitter, Representative Steve Scalise

Silicon Alley Insider

OK, Tea Partiers, Let's Burn Down The Obscure Export-Import Bank

The fight over the reauthorization of the obscure Export-Import Bank is the perfect opportunity for Democrats to take advantage of the growing rift in the Republican Party.

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

The Washington Post

McAuliffe: 'I was devastated the night Eric Cantor lost'

Gov. Terry McAuliffe said he was "heartsick" and "devastated" when outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost the Republican primary to a relatively unknown tea party-backed challenger because of what the loss means for Virginia's standing in Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, James Moran, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Speakers

Politico

Roberts' foe begins to close gap

Less than a week before primary day, Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts is still ahead, but he has a real race on his hands against a tea party challenger the establishment had largely written off months ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

Roll Call

Majority Whip-Elect Steve Scalise Staffs Up

On Tuesday evening, just days before he officially assumes the rank of No. 3 House Republican with Kevin McCarthy poised to take on the post of No.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Dennis Hastert, US Senate, Patrick McHenry, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison

Tue Jul 29, 2014

VDARE

Something To Hit Clueless Republicans Over The Head With: A Resource For VDARE.Com Readers

A perpetual theme here at VDARE.com, unfortunately, is that establishment-Republican politicians seem determined to avoid understanding that campaigning for reduced immigration is a winning electoral strategy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Dooms, VA

Examiner.com

Gov. Pat Quinn: Reboot Illinois poll with huge Bruce Rauner lead 'phony-baloney'

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn attends the 7th Lincoln Leadership Prize Dinner at the Hilton Chicago on March 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, Illinois, Illinois Government, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Fresno Bee

Dan Walters: Bakersfield's Kevin McCarthy becomes House majority leader

McCarthy is a genuinely nice guy who won a seat in Congress just eight years ago after a brief stint in the California Legislature, but is poised this week to become House majority leader and could, if Republicans continue their hold, become speaker in a few years.

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

The Daily Caller

Boehner Promises No Amnesty Bill This Year

Speaker of the House John Boehner promised July 29 that the House would reject the renewed effort by Democrats and businesses to pass their so-called "comprehensive immigration reform" bill, which includes an amnesty and increased inflow of immigrants and guest-workers.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

Slate

The Official Eric Cantor Tribute Video Barely Mentions Obamacare

At this week's meeting of the House GOP conference, the assembled were shown a two-minute tribute to former Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

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

Roll Call

The Music That Should Have Played on the Eric Cantor Tribute Video

By now, you've likely seen the tribute video House Republicans made for Rep. Eric Cantor , who is stepping down as majority leader on Thursday after losing his primary earlier this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

National Journal

GOP Colleagues Say Goodbye to Eric Cantor as Majority Leader

"Thank you," said Speaker John Boehner, in an emotional send-off to his top lieutenant, who officially steps down from his top-level post at midnight Thursday to make way for Rep. Kevin McCarthy as the new majority leader.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Illinois, Illinois Government, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Glenn Thompson

Spiked

Even billionaires deserve free speech

They have much to think about, however, as they consider the proposed constitutional amendment on campaign finance, the ramifications of which should make them perspire.

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

TIME.com

A Tea Party Tempest in Tennessee

I've always thought that Lamar Alexander's Little Plaid Book , a collection of political wisdom gleaned from more than half a lifetime in the arena, is an underappreciated classic.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

Sunherald.com

Senate Democrats seek to split GOP on export bank

In this Nov. 28, 2010, photo, the American flag is illuminated by the late afternoon sun as it is displayed at the entrance of the U.S. Export Import Bank in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Mary Landrieu, Louisiana

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