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2 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson
U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.
2 hrs ago | The Washington Post
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.
2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
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.
3 hrs ago | McClatchy
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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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Prospects were considerably brighter for bipartisan measures to improve veterans' health care and prevent a cutoff in highway construction aid.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Wardens patrol the Rio Grand on the U.S.-Mexico border in Mission, Texas, earlier this month.
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.
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.
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.
Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol has advised House Republicans on Thursday morning that should vote against House Speaker John Boehner's border crisis bill.
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.
The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution to sue President Barack Obama for allegedly exceeding his constitutional powers, BBC reported.
Coming as a surprise to no one ever, John Boehner's Republican majority voted to advance their lawsuit against President Obama for not implementing a law they voted to repeal over 50 times -- the Affordable Care Act.
A bill to deal with the immigration surge on the U.S.-Mexico border won a temporary reprieve in the Senate Wednesday as lawmakers maneuvered to offer some response to the crisis before adjourning for the summer.
Senators trying to mount a head-on battle with the House over highway funding may have doomed their own bill with a $2 billion mistake.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 08:18 am
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