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6 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

The president who is uninterested in other people

Some time ago I contrasted the reaction a conservative would get if he were in the same room with the two most consequential politicians of the 1990s, Bill Clinton and Rudy Giuliani .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bill Clinton, US News, History in the News, Rudy Giuliani, George Bush, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Miller, Democrat

10 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Labor Day Turns Attention Back to Minimum-Wage Debate

Legislation to increase the federal pay floor from $7.25 an hour stalled in Congress this spring, but Democrats hope the issue will resonate with voters in November, especially in states with closely contested Senate races.

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

Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

National Briefs: More protests over shooting

Activists on Saturday called for mass civil disobedience on the highways in and around this St. Louis suburb to protest the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer, with the leaders of one coalition encouraging supporters to stop their cars to tie up traffic on Labor Day.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Noozhawk

Mark Shields: America Needs a Serious, Honest Debate About War

Our country in September 2014 needs an open, serious and honest public debate so that this time we can make an informed decision on whether to once again send Americans into war in Iraq.

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Related Topix: US News, Terrorism, US Politics, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Walter Jones, Republican, Dick Cheney

Examiner.com

Government shutdown - Republicans warn

When Rep. Steve King was asked Thursday by the Huffington Post about the government running out of money and shutting down on Sept.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, 2012 Presidential Election, Senator Ted Cruz

The Washington Monthly

Not in Praise of John Boehner

I'm willing to stipulate that Speaker John Boehner has to try to preside over an insane asylum better known as the House Republican Caucus, but I still had to wonder if our friend Jonathan Bernstein had been body-snatched when I saw that he wrote that John Boehner not only has done a good job considering his restraints, but he, Tip O'Neill, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Newt Gingrich

Greenwich Citizen

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

This Oct. 2, 2013, file photo shows Vicki Maturo, of Culver City, Calif., as she protests against the government shutdown outside the federal building in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Davenport, IA, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott Perry

Examiner.com

The Buckinghams are a popular choice to entertain CEOs and politicos

U.S. Speaker John Boehner and CME Group CEO Terry Duffy have enjoyed fund-raisers where The Buckinghams were the evening's entertainment.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, us Travel, Travel, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Chicago, IL, Illinois

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Washington Post

For Christie, a boardwalk tour, and hints of a presidential bid

Gov. Chris Christie returned to the Jersey Shore on Friday, grinning for pictures with throngs of swimsuit-clad supporters and weighing in on President Obama's foreign policy and congressional politics as he made his way down the boardwalk.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sports

Reuters

Obama faces a tough sell in Congress for Islamic State strategy

U.S. President Barack Obama has pledged to consult Congress about any expanded military action against Islamic State militants operating in Iraq and Syria, but support from the divided legislature is unlikely to come quickly - if at all.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Walter Jones, US House of Representatives, Senator Tim Kaine

Switched

GOP Rep Says He Voted To Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act, Leaves Out Key Detail

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell isn't the only congressional Republican up for re-election who is touting his support for the Violence Against Women Act without mentioning that he didn't vote for the reauthorization's beefed-up version.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Southerland, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Representative Allen West

Business Journal

Chart of the Day: Cincinnati's most influential health care leaders

Former Procter & Gamble CEO Bob McDonald is one of 19 new people on this year's list of the nation's 100 Most Influential People in Health Care.

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Related Topix: Procter and Gamble, Household Products, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Daily Kos

Top Republicans try to downplay shutdown threats. Emphasis on 'try.'

Republican congressional leaders are running around to every reporter in sight to claim that they have no plans to shut down the government.

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

Wall Street Journal

Obama Says No Plans for Imminent Escalation of Operations Against Islamic State

Speaking at a news conference on Thursday, President Barack Obama said that the Islamic State poses a direct threat to Iraq and the region requiring a broad, comprehensive military strategy to confront it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Activism, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell

The Fresno Bee

Obama sets no timeline for action on immigration

Demonstrators are arrested outside the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, during an immigration reform demonstration.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Washington Examiner

Another government shutdown? Not gonna happen

Both have come mostly from Democrats facing long odds in November's midterms, hoping the GOP might do something suicidal before voters go to the polls.

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

USA Today

Sen. Portman's N.H. visit fuels talk of presidential bidSen....

When a politician travels to New Hampshire, it's inevitable that a presidential bid comes to mind because of the state's first-in-the-nation status.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Dennis Hastert

The Hill

Meet Congress's richest man

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is likely the richest member of Congress, according to an analysis by The Hill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Darrell Issa, Michael McCaul, Representative Steve Scalise, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller

TheBlaze.com

Steve King Threatens Government Shutdown Over Obama's Pending Immigration Move

Rep. Steve King said Wednesday that the Republican House may have no choice but to deny the government funding for 2015 if President Barack Obama goes ahead with plans to legalize millions of illegal immigrants.

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

Washington Examiner

Republicans will likely win in November, but no signs of a wave

None of the nationally recognized political prognosticators expect a landslide election in either the House or Senate, though the GOP is expected to do well in both chambers.

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

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