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2 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

Republican Candidate Features Stills Of Foley's Killer In Campaign Ad

There is nothing sacred. Even Twitter and Facebook vowed to ban anyone who posted pictures of James Foley's execution, even if it wasn't graphic.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Liberal Political News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

ThinkProgress

Burger King's Move To Canada Sparks Customer Backlash, Boycott Threats

Burger King's plan to buy Canadian coffee chain Tim Horton's and relocate over the border to reduce its U.S. tax liability isn't going over well with some of the fast food store's customers.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, Startups, Facebook, Warren Buffett, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

The Wall Street Journal

Boehner Video Stars Wind-Up Monkey

President Barack Obama may have helped win an Emmy award for his work with Zach Galifianakis , but House Speaker John Boehner is making his play to wrest the quirky video crown away with his own odd co-star: a toy monkey.

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

The Fresno Bee

Obama weighs risks of attacking jihadists in Syria

With U.S. aircraft pressing attacks on Islamic State fighters in Iraq, the administration confronted mounting questions about how it would deal with the al Qaida's spinoff's presence on Syria's side of the border.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Washington Post

a Gop Majority in the Senate will have its limits

My able colleague and Democratic friend Carter Eskew made a valid point this morning in his post, " Why moderates will matter in 2016 ."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Harry Reid, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Senator Joe Manchin, Senator Mark Warner

FishBowl

Congressman John Boehner Explains His Duties as Speaker

According to the Office of Speaker John A. Boehner 2013 Intern Manual , said monkey "was given to the Speaker as a birthday gift after the joke was made that [Boehner] was just wound up like a doll by his political advisors every night and he would proceed to clap his hands only to have his advisors wind him up again the next day," as reported by ... (more)

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

Daily Kos

Boehner, Camp Profiting From Corporate Tax-Avoidance Maneuver

And folks wonder why so many that hate government fight to get hired on the peoples payroll and continue to fight harder to stay on!! Aug 26, 2014 - Two top Republican lawmakers profited from a corporate tax-avoidance maneuver that the U.S. Treasury Department is seeking to curb.

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Related Topix: US News, Jeff Miller, Gary Miller, US Politics, Candice Miller, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

Lewistown Sentinel

Former Juniata student interns with Boehner

WASHINGTON Johnathan Hershey, a graduate of Juniata High School and political science major at Messiah College, had a task in front of him this past May. He had to memorize the name and face of all 234 Republican members of Congress.

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Related Topix: Hershey, PA, Messiah College, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Roll Call

Christmas in August? Boehner Planning for Capitol Tree

A 65-foot spruce or balsam fir growing somewhere along Minnesota's Paul Bunyan Trail will stand on the West Front Lawn this winter.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Minnesota Government, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Bemidji State University

Switched

David Rivkin Hired As House GOP Lawyer For Obama Lawsuit

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner on July 31, 2014. House Administration Committee Chairwoman Candice Miller announced on Monday her committee's hiring of David Rivkin from the law firm BakerHostetler to represent the U.S. House of Representatives in its lawsuit against President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Candice Miller, Barack Obama, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Lindsey Graham

The Washington Post

House plans to spend up to $350,000 on Obama suit

US Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner speaks to the media during his weekly press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Candice Miller, Democrat, Steve Israel

ThinkProgress

Speaker Boehner's Lawyer Is Charging The American Taxpayer $500 An Hour To Sue Obama

Last January, a Washington attorney named David Rivkin co-authored an article in Politico Magazine that laid out a legal theory that Speaker John Boehner now plans to use to sue President Obama because the president is not implementing Obamacare fast enough .

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

WPTV Local News

Why a do nothing Congress has some appeal

Look at the historically low number of laws enacted and you'll see that congressional gridlock is taking its toll.

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

Examiner.com

Midwest political thinking toward midterms 2104

An Ohio political action committee is raising money to buy George Zimmerman a new gun, the group announced on its website Saturday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Greenwich Citizen

Immigration shaping up as leading election issue

This July 18, 2014, file photo shows protestors in Philadelphia demonstrating near the Consulate of Mexico in support of immigrants recently entering the United States via Mexico.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Philadelphia, PA, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Examiner.com

Obama shifts from easing unemployment with benefits extension to job creation

President Barack Obama's weekly address focused on job creation and the recovering economy, Aug. 23. 2014; Obama however is no longer pushing Congress to pass the unemployment benefits extension The year 2014 started with the main issue revolving America's unemployment and the expiration and renewal of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Jack Reed, Democrat

The Columbus Dispatch

U.S. House incumbents rolling in cash

Ohio's 16 incumbent U.S. House members have raised a combined $32 million for their re-election bids - 15 times what their upstart challengers have this election season.

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Related Topix: Representative Bill Johnson, US Politics, Representative Brad Wenstrup, US News, Steve Chabot, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Stivers, Representative Joyce Beatty, Democrat

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Seattle Times

Survival of Rep. Herrera Beutler’s child a celebrated case study

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is a half-hour late for her meeting with a news photographer.

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Related Topix: Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kidney Cancer, Health, Clark County, WA, Camas, WA

Farmington Daily Times

Column: Gloomy, frantic dems plead for more money

I've been getting a lot of email from Democratic fundraisers lately. They seem very worried about November's elections.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Republican, Joe Biden, Opinion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Hill

Gay rights group calls for House investigation of Wikipedia edits

The Human Rights Campaign called on Speaker John Boehner to investigate who in the House made multiple controversial changes to Wikipedia articles related to transgender people.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Transgender

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