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1 hr ago | Tri-cityherald.com
But the going is getting rougher. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she would withhold support from any compromise to ease across-the-board cuts until Republicans also agree to renew expiring unemployment benefits for America's long-term jobless, adding a major complication.
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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Republicans controlling the House oppose a drive by Democrats to renew jobless benefits averaging less than $300 a week nationwide for the long-term unemployed.
6 hrs ago | Center for American Progress
For more than a month, the House Republican Conference has largely been able to paper over the deep and fractious divide it faces over sequestration and the caps that will govern appropriated spending during the current fiscal year.
10 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Rep. Randy Forbes is apparently urging the National Republican Congressional Committee not to support any gay candidates - specifically because they're gay.
14 hrs ago | Examiner.com
On Monday, after the Healthcare.gov website was reportedly fixed and visited by nearly a million people, House Speaker John Boehner evidently felt compelled to try and piss in President Obama's cereal somehow and elected to do so by sharing another supposed Obamacare horror story.
Congress could reach a budget agreement by the end of this week, but many hurdles remain as legislators seek to strike a deal that end the recent fiscal stalemates and eliminate the possibility of another government shutdown for the next 10 months.
As House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was walking down a Congressional office hall on Wednesday, a girl identified by the Fair Immigration Reform Movement as 9-year-old Liz Maquez attempted to ask him to help move immigration reform forward on behalf of her undocumented father.
President Obama sought to revive the issue of growing income equality on Wednesday, saying it restricts economic mobility and threatens to shrink the middle class.
President Obama revived the issue of income inequality Wednesday, saying it has restricting mobility and depriving people of the American Dream.
At a summit on women in politics Wednesday, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen argued that comprehensive immigration reform should be looked upon as a women's issue and a family issue .
Some staffers for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid have been exempt from being forced to buy health coverage through Obamacare, CNN reported : In September, Reid told reporters, "Let's stop these really juvenile political games - the one dealing with health care for senators and House members and our staff.
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What do Republicans do next in the battle over health care's implementation?... House GOP says it will continue to highlight individual stories Obama's latest health-care event: Urging attendees of the White House Youth Summit to spread the word to get insured Obama to also talk about the economy at 11:15 am ET Boehner hires high-profile ... (more)
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Attempts to overhaul the nation's immigration system have been stalled for months in the Republican-controlled House, where leaders are refusing to consider a bipartisan Senate proposal passed this summer.
Speaker John Boehner told reporters Tuesday that if a productivity problem existed in Congress, it was in the Senate, not his House.