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1 hr ago | Trend

House Republicans vote to sue President Obama

The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution to sue President Barack Obama for allegedly exceeding his constitutional powers, BBC reported.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Pete Sessions, Republican, US House of Representatives

5 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

House GOP Unilaterally Votes To Advance Boehner's Lawsuit

Coming as a surprise to no one ever, John Boehner's Republican majority voted to advance their lawsuit against President Obama for not implementing a law they voted to repeal over 50 times -- the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, Scott Garrett, Representative Thomas Massie, Walter Jones

9 hrs ago | The Gazette

Senate reprieve for highly contested border bill

A bill to deal with the immigration surge on the U.S.-Mexico border won a temporary reprieve in the Senate Wednesday as lawmakers maneuvered to offer some response to the crisis before adjourning for the summer.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

10 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Oops. Senate makes $2 billion error

Senators trying to mount a head-on battle with the House over highway funding may have doomed their own bill with a $2 billion mistake.

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

10 hrs ago | Switched

Nancy Pelosi Dares John Boehner To Take Impeachment Off The Table

House Speaker John Boehner may have said he has no plans to impeach President Barack Obama, but his Democratic counterpart, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi dared him Wednesday to go one better and declare that impeachment is "off the table" -- which is what she did when George W. Bush was president.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio, Ohio Government, Barack Obama, George Bush

10 hrs ago | Roll Call

Roger Williams Makes Play for NRCC Chairman

Freshman Rep. Roger Williams of Texas is gunning to challenge current National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden's bid for a second term and is actively seeking meetings with members for his bid, CQ Roll Call has learned.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Roger Williams, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Smith, Lynn Westmoreland, Representative Steve Southerland

12 hrs ago | McClatchy

Pass the salt: Breakfast with Paul Ryan

"I'm just doing my job focusing on the here and the now," Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said of his presidential ambitions during a breakfast with reporters Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Breakfast, Life, Food, Dave Camp, Corrective Eye Surgery, Health

15 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Pope Francis sounds too much like Obama to be honored by Congress, Republican says

A bipartisan congressional resolution that would honor Pope Francis before his potential appearance in Philadelphia next year may not be acted upon because of Republican worries that the pontiff is perceived as being "too liberal," The Hill reports .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Peter King, Pope Benedict XVI, John Larson, Democrat

18 hrs ago | Politico

Cantor's final days

The Virginia Republican will soon trade his grand second-floor Capitol suite - with its massive conference room and flat-screen televisions displaying a Twitter feed - for a smaller hideaway elsewhere in the building.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Cathy McMorris, Representative Steve Scalise

23 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

House set to take up $17B VA overhaul bill

FILE - This July 22, 2014 file photo shows Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert McDonald testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Life, Veteran Affairs, University of Southern California

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Eric Cantor, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

Breitbart.com

Hume: Republicans May Sometimes Be Dumb, but Not Stupid Enough for Impeachment

On Tuesday's "Special Report," Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume argued the proposition of the impeachment of President Barack Obama was an unreasonable one and therefore something not to be attempted by Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Washington Examiner

House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap

A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the May swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Trent Franks, Republican, US House of Representatives

New York Magazine

politicsImpeachment Mania Is Sweeping Both PartiesBut it's making John Boehner grumpy.Annie Lowrey

This week, House Republicans are moving forward with their plan to sue President Obama for executive overreach - specifically, the White House's delaying of the employer mandate in the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law

Outside the Beltway

Republicans Dismiss Impeachment As A Democratic Ploy, But May Still Face A Dilemma

While the news is dominated by headlines from Gaza and Ukraine, along with some rather alarming reports about an Ebola Virus outbreak in Africa that we haven't touched on here, the American political world seems to be talking a lot about the impeachment of President Obama.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Sarah Palin, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Michelle Obama, Conservative Political News

National Review Online

John Boehner: Harry Reid's 'Deceitful and Cynical' Ploy to Kill House Bill

House Speaker John Boehner accused Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of making a "deceitful and cynical attempt to derail" the House Republicans border crisis package by suggested Democrats would add the Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration legislation to the House border bill.

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

CBS News

Republicans offer much less cash to deal with border crisis

Salvadoran immigrant Stefany Marjorie, 8, watches as a U.S. Border Patrol agent records family information on July 24, 2014 in Mission, Texas.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Prison, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Northern Michigan News

Highway, bridge money at risk: Senate to vote

Racing to adjourn for the summer, the Senate scheduled major votes Tuesday on proposals to keep federal highway funds flowing across the nation - billions of dollars to avert layoffs for construction workers and shutdowns of road and bridge projects just before the November elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Barbara Boxer, Senator Tom Carper, US Senate, Democrat, Bob Corker

Daily Kos

Congress rushes to pass VA funding before leaving for recess

U.S. Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders and House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller announce bipartisan legislation to address problems in the VA healthcare system.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Switched

Republicans Seriously Scale Back Funding For The Border Crisis

House Republicans plan to vote Thursday on a bill that would provide less than a fifth of the funding the president requested to address the ongoing border crisis.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Illegal Immigration, Republican, US House of Representatives

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