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2 hrs ago | News Max

Rand Paul: Obama's Executive Actions Circumvent Democracy

President Barack Obama is "going around democracy" with his continued use of executive actions, says Sen. Rand Paul.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives

6 hrs ago | The Atlantic

Will Republicans Shut Down the Government Again?

The last government shutdown, almost a year ago, was no fun for anyone. Republicans in the House and Senate demanded that legislation to fund the government simultaneously defund Obamacare; Democrats refused to go along.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Steve King

10 hrs ago | Roll Call

Armed Services Chairman Calls for Strategy to Combat ISIS

McKeon, R-Calif., chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, is calling for the president to consult Congress on the U.S. response to jihadists in Iraq and Syria.

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

10 hrs ago | US News & World Report

House Bills Taxpayers for Employer Mandate Lawsuit as Similar, Privately Funded Fight Unfolds

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio defends the work of the GOP during a brief news conference on July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Ohio Government, Orthodontics, Health, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

14 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

The least popular members of Congress? John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi

House Speaker John Boehner is the most unpopular leader in Congress , followed close behind by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , according to a new poll of likely voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate, Mitch McConnell

18 hrs ago | Politico

Boehner, donors huddle in Jackson Hole

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi brought her top donors to California wine country earlier this month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican, California, California Government, Greg Walden, Representative Steve Scalise

22 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

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