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4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Let the Kids In / Defund the Gangs

Reports that approximately 60,000 children have made the trek north from danger-plagued barrios in Central America to the Texas border have really brought out the blatherskites north of the Rio Grande.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, Prison, Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio

8 hrs ago | Free Republic

Act of Love? Jeb Bush, ‘Moderate Republican,’...

Remember when former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, the consummate 'moderate Republican,' shocked everyone by calling immigration an 'act of love?' It looks like he's changed his mind.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Jeb Bush, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government

12 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Top House Republican Won't Rule Out Impeaching Obama

The newly elected House Majority Whip, Rep. Steve Scalise , refused to rule out impeaching President Obama on Sunday, telling Fox News that the president has acted unilaterally and illegally, exceeding his constitutional authority.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Liberal Political News

16 hrs ago | Crain's Cleveland Business

Crain's editorial: Save the Ex-Im Bank

Among the many contentious issues awaiting Congress when it returns from its summer recess in September is the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank.

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Related Topix: US News, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Opinion

20 hrs ago | Switched

Charlie Crist Delivers Perfect Response To Rick Scott On Climate Change

Former Florida governor Charlie Crist visits SiriusXM's 'Book Club With Michael Smerconish' to discuss his new book 'The Party's Over: How The Extreme Right Hijacked The GOP And I Became a Democrat' at SiriusXM Studio on February 6, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Scott, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Florida, Florida Government, US House of Representatives

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Andrea Mitchell Allows IAVA's Tarantino To Attack Sen. Bernie Sanders ...

MSNBC's Mrs. Greenspan allowed the IAVA's Tom Tarantino to pretend the problem with legislation being obstructed by Republicans which would address some of the problems at the VA is all Bernie Sanders' fault.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

Switched

John Boehner Leans On 'Worst Pop Singer Ever' For Talking Points On Jobs

House Speaker John Boehner speaks before signing the bipartisan legislation Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act at the U.S. Capitol July 11, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, George Miller, John Kline

Prince George Citizen

Obama prods Republicans to move on border plan, cites progress in talks with Central...

El Salvador's President Salvador Sanchez Ceren, left, Guatemala's President Otto Perez Molina, U.S. President Barack Obama, and Honduran President Juan Hernandez, listen to Spanish translation of Obama's remarks to the media after they met to discuss Central American immigration and the border crisis in the Cabinet Room of the White House Friday, ... (more)

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

WFAA-TV Dallas

Lawmakers complain Obama too aloof with Congress

President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen

Switched

Republicans Have Zero Reaction To Obama's Historic LGBT Order

When President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday making it illegal for federal contractors to fire or harass employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity, civil rights advocates hailed the move as one of the most important actions ever taken by a president to stem discrimination.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm

Hot Air

White House finally addresses ISIS's rise in Mideasta by demanding repeal of Iraq War resolution

In early June, when fighters loyal to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria mounted a blitz across Iraq, taking key cities and forcing the far more numerous and better trained Iraqi Security Forces to flee or surrender, the Obama administration appeared to be as shocked as anyone.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Jul 25, 2014

ThinkProgress

House Votes To Gut Tax Benefit For Low-Income Immigrant Families

Children of immigrant parents sing the "Happy Birthday" song to Speaker John Boehner in front of a Capitol Hill office building.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Social Security, Personal Finance, Dave Camp, Chris Van Hollen, Democrat, Liberal Political News

TheBlaze.com

White House: Republicans May Push to Impeach Obama If They Get the Chance

Further, White House press secretary Josh Earnest expressed doubt about whether House Speaker John Boehner was sincere when he said impeachment is not on the table.

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

Washington Post

Obama's new approach: Keep 'hope and change' alive

President Obama ascended to - and stayed in - the Oval Office by campaigning on the lofty ideals of hope and change, urging Americans to reject pessimism and look toward a more promising future.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Immigration Reform, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican

Switched

Paul Ryan: 'I Will Vote For' John Boehner's Lawsuit Against Obama

Rep. Paul Ryan said he would get behind House Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against President Barack Obama, which will focus on the administration's unilateral changes to the health care law's employer mandate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law

Christian Science Monitor

Obama to corporations: Be an 'economic patriot,' stop using tax loopholes

President Obama called Thursday for an urgent end to a tax loophole that allows American companies to shift to a foreign address and avoid paying US taxes.

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

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Central American leaders convening at White House

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., center, is seen with Guatemalan President Otto Molina, right, and Honduran President Juan HernA ndez on Thursday, July 24, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, Honduras, World News, Central America, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Barack Obama

CBS Local

House Panel Clears Way For Vote On Obama Lawsuit

Over Democratic objections, Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law as it was written.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Pete Sessions, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free Republic

Cruz, Sessions sound alarm on Obama’s plan to expand amnesty program

Sens. Ted Cruz and Jeff Sessions vowed Thursday afternoon to fight President Barack Obama's reported plans to expand amnesty for up to six million more illegal residents by the end of the summer.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jeff Sessions, Republican, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, US House of Representatives

Merced Sun-Star

Tea partyers likely to help GOP cause; both parties could use more diversity

Left-wing pundits sounding the alarm that tea party candidates will hurt Republicans this fall have succumbed to a severe case of wishful thinking.

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

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