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1 hr ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Big Name NYC CEOs Urge Congress To Pass Terrorism Insurance Bill

Today, the CEOs of New York City's 200 leading companies - all members of the Partnership for New York City - sent an urgent letter to House Republican Leadership asking them "to quickly pass the Terrorism Risk Insurance Reauthorization Act ."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Viacom, Media

1 hr ago | Roll Call

Johnson: Ignoring Border Crisis Not an Option for Congress

Homeland Security Secretary Johnson says Congress can't ignore the administration's request for emergency funds on the border.

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

2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Democrats to unveil $2.7B bill on alien children

Senate Democrats on Tuesday circulated legislation to significantly cut President Barack Obama's request for emergency funding to deal with an influx of Central American children streaming across the U.S. border with Mexico.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bernard Sanders

2 hrs ago | Switched

NCLR President Warns Republicans Will Lose White House If Attitude On Child Refugees Continues

Janet Murguia, president of the country's largest Latino advocacy group, has a formal warning for Republicans: Help the child refugees at the border and act on immigration reform, or say goodbye to the idea of winning the White House.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Prison, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Murrieta, CA, Phil Gingrey

3 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

Liberals lead the way on Super PAC donations

So far in 2014 the three largest donors to Super PACs are left leaning. It's a 180-degree shift from the politics of top donors only two years ago.

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Related Topix: New York, NY, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

5 hrs ago | 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, Representative Jason Chaffetz, John Mica, Michael Turner, Elijah Cummings, Democrat

6 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

2008 law unexpectedly at center of border debate

Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S. That was the genesis of a law six years ago that is now at the center of an immigration crisis at the nation's Southern border.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Kids, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lindsey Graham, Robert Menendez

6 hrs ago | Mediaite.com

Colbert Asks Pelosi: 'Do You Have Naked Photos of John Boehner?'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has some major legislation she wants to get through Congress, but as Stephen Colbert pointed out last night, it's probably not going to be possible with Republicans standing in her way.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Democrat, Television

6 hrs ago | Roll Call

Boehner Puts Onus on Democrats For Tenuous Status of Border Funding Bill

Boehner says Democrats' rejection of changes to 2008 trafficking law could complicate passage of border funding bill.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harold Rogers, Kay Granger

11 hrs ago | Advocate

After Executive Order, 5 Congress Members Could Make The Difference on ENDA

President Barack Obama made good on a 2008 campaign promise Monday when he signed two executive orders that will protect many LGBT people from discrimination in the workplace.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Transgender, Gay/Lesbian, Republican, US House of Representatives, Greg Walden

15 hrs ago | Politico

Issues pile up in Congress

The plan for each side was clear: Speaker John Boehner would keep the thorny immigration reform debate off the House floor.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Roll Call

Dads on Capitol Hill: House Paternity Leave Varies Widely

Dennis was able to take 10 weeks of paid paternity leave, a luxury not offered to every Hill staffer.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, US Politics, Nita Lowey, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, Republican

Cybercast News Service

Rep. DeLauro Accuses GOP of Treating Unemployed Like - Road Kill'CNS

Rep. Rosa DeLauro accused House Republicans of treating unemployed Americans like "road kill" at an event where she and other Democrats demanded an extension of insurance benefits for the long-term unemployed even though jobs grew faster after they expired.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican

The Washington Post

Perry to send National Guard troops to Mexican border amid migrant crisis

Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced plans Monday to send up to 1,000 state-operated National Guard troops to the Mexican border within 30 days, charging that the Obama administration has failed to keep the state secure.

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Related Topix: Prison, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

SanLuisObispo.com

Need campaign cash? No problem. Sue the president

No sooner did Boehner, R-Ohio, unveil a draft resolution authorizing the House of Representatives to proceed with the lawsuit than party campaign committees rushed to Twitter, email and social media with the digital equivalent of tin cups, begging for donations.

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

Free Republic

Boehner: House Has No Plans to Defund Unconstitutional Acts by Obama

House Speaker John Boehner indicated today that if President Barack Obama takes actions that exceed his constitutional authority, the House of Representatives has no plans to use its own constitutional authority to withhold funding from those actions.

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

Daily Kos

House highway funding measure dims hope for jobless aid

John Boehner didn't think pension smoothing was an acceptable pay-for for jobless aid.

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

Mother Jones

The Last Hope for Extending Long-Term Unemployment Insurance May Have Just Gone Poof

It's been seven months since Congress let long-term unemployment insurance benefits lapse, but last week only brought more bad news for the job seekers hoping that House Republicans might relent and allow a vote on extending benefits .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Rosa DeLauro, Democrat, Steny Hoyer

The Detroit News

District 11 barbs fly for GOP primary

U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio is trying to show his 2012 election wasn't a fluke, although his Republican primary opponent has outspent him by a 20-1 margin in the past three months and is backed by most GOP power brokers in the Aug. 5 primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Thaddeus McCotter, Joe Knollenberg

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Politico

Parallel paths: McCarthy and Scalise

Their parallel rise began in the late 1990s, when Kevin McCarthy, the national chairman of the Young Republicans, became good pals with Steve Scalise, a local leader in Louisiana.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Eric Cantor, Jeb Hensarling

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