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2 hrs ago | Free Republic

Report: Boehner 'Hellbent' on Passing Amnesty This Year

House Speaker John Boehner is "hellbent" on passing amnesty legislation, and other GOP leaders are signaling to donors and lobbyists that they also want to pass legislation this Congress, even though attempting to do so would depress the GOP base and create divisions within the party ahead of 2014's midterm elections that could give Republicans ... (more)

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Roll Call

Reid, Heller Hold Out Hope for House Action on Unemployment Extension

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., remain hopeful that an agreement can be worked out with House Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, to pass legislation extending unemployment insurance benefits.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, Democrat, Nevada Government, Nevada, Pete Sessions

The Washington Post

Lame ducksa s wings not yet clipped

Just because you're leaving Congress at the end of the year doesn't mean you can shirk your sworn duties to take your spouses on enviable trips overseas.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Portugal Travel, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Tom Latham, Ohio

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Obama administration extending review of Keystone XL oil pipeline

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives

Washington Examiner

John Boehner slams Keystone XL delay as 'shameful'

House Speaker John Boehner , R-Ohio, on Friday slammed the State Department's move to delay its decision on whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline as "shameful."

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

Roll Call

Citing Ukraine Crisis, GOP Looks to Cut Open World Leadership Center

In response to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, House Republicans want to slash funding for the Open World Leadership Center, an international exchange program established nearly 15 years ago to build relationships with post-Soviet countries.

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Related Topix: US News, Libraries, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Eric Cantor, James Moran, Democrat

Silicon Alley Insider

John Boehner's Spokesman Sends Perfect Email Telling Reporters To 'Chill' Out

Brendan Buck, the press secretary for Republican House Speaker John Boehner, sent an awesome, brutally honest email updating reporters on the status of immigration reform legislation that showed he has mastered the art of D.C. media relations.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Barack Obama

The Washington Post

How big could the GOP House majority get?

House Speaker John A. Boehner speaks during a briefing March 5, 2014, at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington.

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

Common Dreams

In The Age of Faux Populism, Where Are the Real Pitchforks?

Americans are in a surly mood, confronting rules they feel are rigged against them.

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

Cleveland.com

Ohio offers more money for small business loans, using once-controversial funds

Ohio just got more than $18 million to loan to small businesses, which officials say should seed $180 million in private loans from banks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, George Voinovich, Ted Strickland, Ohio

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Heritage Foundation

Disputed Call: Obama Tries to Shrug Off House Leader's Public Rebuke

President Obama today sought to make light of a stinging public rebuke from House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, who took the president to task for disparaging GOP lawmakers while seeking to make a deal on immigration reform.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Holidays, Passover

The Washington Post

Morning Plum: Jeb Bush, Eric Cantor, and the GOPa s future

The chatter continues today about GOP Rep. Eric Cantor's harsh attack on Obama, in which he alleged the President has failed to cooperate with Republicans on immigration, throwing reform's prospects into doubt.

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

Examiner.com

Survey points to rough going for N.H. Democrats

Democrats have repeatedly mocked Republican promises to craft a replacement for Obamacare, and while the GOP is reportedly working on a plan, House Speaker John Boehner had only another promise to offer on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Republican, University of New Hampshire, Barack Obama

Truthdig

Antitrust in the New Gilded Age

We're in a new gilded age of wealth and power similar to the first gilded age when the nation's antitrust laws were enacted.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

The Huffington Post

Obama Lied About Obamacare, Now Wants Political Lying To Be Legal

A Gallup poll published on April 16th finds that about five out of every six Americans who had no health insurance before Obamacare, still do not have health insurance.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Medicaid, Hillary Clinton

NorthJersey.com

Opinion: Reassessing LBJ

HISTORY OFFERS a rough kind of justice. As the nation's current president and three of his predecessors gathered last week at the University of Texas for an LBJ Library conference celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, they confirmed what has been building for many years now: a thoroughly justified revival of Lyndon B.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Colby College, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Bloomberg

Ryan's $4 Million: House's Biggest

Rep. Paul Ryan , House Budget Committee Chairman, speaks during the American Conservative Union Conference on March 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Darrell Issa, Scott Garrett

ThinkProgress

The Truth About The Desperate Attempt To Unskew Obamacare Enrollment Numbers

Since the New York Times' Robert Pear reported that the Census Bureau was changing its annual survey "so thoroughly that it will be difficult to measure the effects of President Obama's health care law in the next report," critics have charged that any measurement of the law's ability to reduce the number of uninsured is inherently unreliable.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Health Insurance, Health, Liberal Political News

The Fresno Bee

Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants

Obama and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker arrived Wednesday afternoon in Pennsylvania, where Biden and Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., were waiting to greet them.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Allegheny County, PA, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Washington Post

Obama blasts GOP on immigration

President Obama blasted House Republicans on immigration Wednesday, saying they would rather keep a fractured system in place than institute immigration reform.

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

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