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1 hr ago | ABC News

What Happened When 3 Politicians Tried a Minimum Wage Budget

Have you ever seen a congressman snacking on a measly tin of sardines? Or maybe a governor ordering a McChicken off the dollar menu? In Washington this week that scene was reality for three Democratic politicians who are taking the Live the Wage challenge .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Strickland, US News, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Democrat, Tim Ryan, Republican, Life, Fruits, Food

5 hrs ago | Newsday

It's all show biz: House Speaker John Boehner uses Billy Joel titles to spoof Obama

This July 24, 2014, file photo shows Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pop/Rock, Billy Joel, Ohio, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Rudy Giuliani

7 hrs ago | KAUZ

Boehner urges US solidarity with Israel

House Speaker John Boehner said Monday that support for Israel must be the United States' main focus and not peace mediation in a subtle jab at the Obama administration.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

11 hrs ago | Washington Post

Obama's State of the Union goals, six months later

Six months ago today, President Obama stood before Congress and outlined a number of ambitious goals for the year ahead, focusing much of his attention on ways to accelerate the slow economic recovery.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, State of the Union, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

12 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

Area Lobbyist: Why Do Republicans Want To Kill My Job?

John Feehery's piece here on the dangers of rising Republican skepticism for big business is an amusing read , not just because I'm pretty sure nearly every sentence of it can be debunked in whole or in part.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Opinion

16 hrs ago | Politico

Amash heads into homestretch confident

BYRON CENTER, Mich. - Rep. Justin Amash was supposed to be the next big target of the establishment wing of the Republican Party, sweating all the way to the finish line.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Representative Justin Amash, Byron Center, MI, Howard McKeon, Devin Nunes

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Examiner.com

ANALYSIS: Impeachment of Obama fraught with peril for Republicans, nation

GOP threats to sue and impeach President Obama are apparently bringing in big bucks to the Democratic Party in the form of supporter donations.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Hillary Clinton, Rush Limbaugh, George Bush

National Journal

Many Hurdles in the Race to Recess

Congress will try to deal with the border crisis, VA reform, and a host of other issues before adjourning for the summer on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Jeff Miller

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

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

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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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

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

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