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29 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

American Thinker

Thought Experiment: Congressional Entropy

Congressional candidate Clay Aiken's eyes popped wide open in epiphany. You could almost see the light bulb over his head, as the American Idol runner-up caught a drift of the counterintuitive and fanciful deftness of the idea we were discussing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers, Ohio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Mike Lee

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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