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Paul Ryan Backs Sentencing Reform As a Way of 'Expanding Opportunity in America'

Today House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled proposals aimed at "Expanding Opportunity in America" that include "commonsense criminal-justice reform."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Prison, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Rand Paul

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Free Republic

As the hard drive turns: Lois Lerner’s on again, off again, scratchy

Which brings us to her infamous hard drive crash. Recall that the new IRS Commissioner first told Congress that all of Lerner's emails were recoverable and would be provided to investigating committees.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Gowdy, Dave Camp

Deseret News

Border crisis presents cruelty's many sides

Immigrants who have been detained while crossing the border are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas, Tuesday July 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: McAllen, TX, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Bush, W.

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Roll Call

Chaffetz on Oversight: More Results, Less Confrontation

Chaffetz, R-Utah, would be among only a handful of House members who have earned a full chairmanship in less than five terms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Mica, Michael Turner, John Boehner, Elijah Cummings, Democrat

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Daily Caller

Bob Costa: 'Don't rule out Romney' for 2016

One of the best-sourced reporters in Washington says you shouldn't rule out Mitt Romney to make a third run for the presidency in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Washington Post, Publishing, Chris Christie, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily Caller

Time for the Government to Stop Picking Winners and Losers in the Marketplace

You don't have to be an economist to know that Main Street retailers are struggling.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Conservative Political News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Deseret News

Unaccompanied children from Central America head 'north' as ...

Legislation introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, intended to stop the surge of children and families from Central America entering the United States illegally may place them at greater risk, local advocates for at-risk children say.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Family, Kids, Salt Lake City, UT, Bob Goodlatte

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Column: Subpoena-happy Darrell Issa

The California Republican is one summons away from issuing his 100th subpoena since becoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee in 2011 - all of them without a committee vote and the vast majority without the concurrence of the committee's ranking Democrat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Henry Waxman, Tom Davis, Democrat, Edolphus Towns, Opinion

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah's Chaffetz: Fight border surge with faster deportations

It's the Utah Republican's reaction to the growing humanitarian crisis fueled by violence in Central American countries and rumors that these children will be permitted to legally enter the country if they make it to the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Barack Obama

National Review Online

Feds Grant Asylum to 65 Percent of Immigrant Kids Immediately

Federal immigration officials have granted asylum immediately upon request to 65 percent of the unaccompanied children who have arrived at the border in fiscal year 2014, according to House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte who wants any border crisis legislation that passes to contain measures cracking down on asylum fraud.

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

News Max

Rep. Jason Chaffetz: Get Petraeus Probe Moving Again

The silence from the Obama administration on the status of the investigation into former CIA director Gen.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sunherald.com

Love outraises Owens in Utah 4th District race

Love, the former mayor of Saratoga Springs, collected almost $746,900 from April through June, while attorney Owens brought in about $161,600.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Chris Stewart, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Sundance Film Festival, Utah, 2012 Presidential Election

Roll Call

Carter, Goodlatte Put Down Their Own Markers to Solve Border Crisis

The specially appointed House GOP border surge working group make more conservative revisions to current immigration law than many of their peers on either side of the aisle would prefer.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Robert Aderholt, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jack Kingston, Illegal Immigration, Kay Granger

Denver Post

Milbank: Subpoena-happy Darrell Issa

House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., left, confering with Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 8. The California Republican is one summons away from issuing his 100th subpoena since becoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee in 2011 -- all of them without a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Dan Burton, Tom Davis, Opinion

Daily Mail

Justice Department tells Congress the Fbi is investigating Lois...

Deputy attorney general testifies that the DOJ is looking into the 2011 disappearance of years of Lerner's emails following a hard drive crash Republicans believe the emails would show the former IRS official's leading role in a scheme to target conservative nonprofit groups A senior Justice Department official told a House Oversight and Government ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Jordan, Darrell Issa

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Fox News

GOP rep calls Petraeus probe 'perplexing and suspicious'

The ongoing investigation of former CIA director David Petraeus is "perplexing and suspicious," according to a leading Republican on the House Government Oversight Committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Robert Mueller, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Conservative Political News

Salt Lake Tribune

Politics: News roundup: Obama: Don't get me impeac...

Happy Wednesday. 'Twas a big day in Utah politics yesterday, and we've rounded up all the news you need below.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Chris Stewart, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Milbank: When Darrell Issa goes fishing

The California Republican is one summons away from issuing his 100th subpoena since becoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee in 2011 - all of them without a committee vote and the vast majority without the concurrence of the committee's ranking Democrat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Edolphus Towns, Opinion

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Roll Call

In Race for Oversight Chairmanship, Turner Lays Out Different Direction

Under California Republican Darrell Issa, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has been the Obama administration's No.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Michael Turner, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Darrell Issa, Ohio

Sun Jul 13, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Pat Buchanan on the GOP Establishment vs. conservative battle and...

In an extensive interview with TheBlaze Books in connection with his new book: " The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority ," we had the chance to ask former senior advisor to president's Nixon, Ford and Reagan, and three-time presidential candidate, Pat Buchanan, his thoughts on the 2016 GOP presidential ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Mike Huckabee

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