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2 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

EXCLUSIVE: Sessions Praises House for Standing Strong

Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions praised House Republicans late Friday evening for standing strong on immigration and warned Democrats in Congress that they will be held accountable for supporting amnesty for illegal aliens.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Illegal Immigration, Senator Joe Manchin, Democrat, US House of Representatives

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Workers are still wondering: Wherea s my raise?

Betty Watson visits CareerSource Florida as she looks for opportunities on a computer at the job-placement office in Miami.

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

10 hrs ago | WLS-AM Chicago

Obama Dismisses House GOP Border Crisis Bill

President Obama on Friday dismissed efforts by House Republicans to refashion a bill to address the humanitarian crisis at the southern border, calling it a doomed "message bill" that wouldn't solve the problem, but would allow them to "check a box" before leaving on vacation.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Carter, Steve King

12 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas thanks Republican delegates in Fort Worth on June 6, 2014.

Ted Cruz has become the latest D.C.-based practitioner of the Pottery Barn rule: he broke the border bill, and now, possibly more than any other single person, he owns it.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Pete Sessions, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas

16 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Rep. Cantor to resign from House seat in August

U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.

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

16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

John Boehner has delicious executive action cake, also enjoys eating it

Thursday was a rough day for members of the House Republican leadership team. The main headline, of course, was the collapse of an effort to pass legislation addressing immigration after predicting that it would pass.

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

16 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

House GOP weighs new border bill to break logjam

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., the new House GOP whip, leaves a closed-door Republican strategy session on the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border after last-minute maneuvering failed to lock down conservative support for a planned vote, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Mo Brooks, Devin Nunes

17 hrs ago | McClatchy

Cantor will resign from Congress August 18

Washington Watch, formerly called 'Planet Washington,' covers politics and government.

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

21 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

Trey Gowdy Interrogates Democrat-Invited Law Prof on IRS Scandal -...

Trey Gowdy Interrogates Democrat-Invited Law Prof on IRS Scandal - Watch What Happens When the Witness Doesn't Answer His Questions Rep. Trey Gowdy grilled a University of Baltimore law professor during a Wednesday House hearing and made a compelling case as to why a special counsel is needed to investigate the IRS scandal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Criminal Defense Law, Law, University of Baltimore

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Radical Republicans: Pope Francis 'too liberal' to receive Congressional Honor

A bipartisan Resolution "Congratulating Pope Francis on his election and recognizing his inspirational statements and actions", is all but dead in the House of Representatives because Republicans say he is "too liberal" while "sounding like President Obama", as reported by The Hill .

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Related Topix: US News, Pope Benedict XVI, US Politics, John Larson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Peter King, Republican, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Ohio.com

House Republicans delay recess

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Related Topix: US News, Representative John Fleming, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Darrell Issa, Eric Cantor

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Congress races to finish VA, highway bills

Prospects were considerably brighter for bipartisan measures to improve veterans' health care and prevent a cutoff in highway construction aid.

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Related Topix: US News, Strategic Defense Initiative, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas

GPB.org

House Cancels Vote On $659 Million Border Security Bill

Texas Parks and Wildlife Wardens patrol the Rio Grand on the U.S.-Mexico border in Mission, Texas, earlier this month.

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

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Lawmakers Summoned Back to DC as Border Bill Hangs in Balance

Cancel that flight, congressman. Lawmakers departing on Thursday for their annual August recess are now being told "not so fast" after the House Republican leadership pulled a $659 million bill to address the ongoing crisis at the southern border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, August, CA, US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican, US House of Representatives

MyFoxAtlanta

Divided House moves toward vote on border crisis

House Republicans moved toward a vote Thursday to address the immigration crisis on the border, after GOP leaders agreed to conservative demands for a separate vote aimed at blocking President Barack Obama from expanding deportation relief to millions.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Randy Neugebauer, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

The Wichita Eagle

Eric Cantor steps down as House majority leader

Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., is surrounded by his staff as he walks to the House chamber for votes, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives

Breitbart.com

Bill Kristol: Kill Boehner's Border Bill or Face Constituents' Wrath...

Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol has advised House Republicans on Thursday morning that should vote against House Speaker John Boehner's border crisis bill.

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

Merced Sun-Star

Carl Leubsdorf: Threats of impeachment all too common since Nixon left office

Forty years after the Watergate scandal forced President Richard Nixon to resign or face certain impeachment and conviction, Washington's increasing partisanship too often leads to politicians threatening to go there.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Louisiana, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

E.J. Dionne: The GOP's impeachment two-step

WASHINGTON – If you attack the president repeatedly for lawbreaking, executive overreach and deceiving the public and Congress, do you have an obligation to impeach him? This is the logical question Republicans are now trying to duck.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Representative Steve Stockman, Darrell Issa, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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House Republicans vote to sue President Obama

The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution to sue President Barack Obama for allegedly exceeding his constitutional powers, BBC reported.

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

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