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56 min ago | Breitbart.com

Palace Intrigue: Right Searches For Cantor Alternative

Eric Cantor has never been closer to wielding the speaker's gavel, but he may want to keep an eye over his right shoulder.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Medicare, Health, Journalism, Matt Drudge

3 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Cooper stands ground on immigration reformCooper stands ground on...

Cooper, D-Nashville, not only co-sponsors a major immigration proposal, he recently signed a discharge petition to try and force House Republican leaders to move it out of multiple committees -- several have jurisdiction over parts of it -- onto the House floor for a vote.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bob Corker, Lamar Alexander

5 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

After Trey Radel's Resignation, Republicans Face Off In Special Election

Curt Clawson is the Republican nominee in the special election to fill former Rep. Trey Radel's seat, following the congressman's January resignation after pleading guilty cocaine posession.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, US Senate, Representative Ted Yoho, Senator Rand Paul, Representative David Valadao

5 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Florida Special Election Determines Republican Running For Trey Radel's House Seat

Curt Clawson has won the Tuesday special election to determine who will battle to win the seat of former Rep. Trey Radel , the Associated Press reports .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, Representative Matt Salmon, Representative Paul Cook, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative David Valadao

5 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Florida Special Election Results: Curt Clawson Wins Republican Primary

Republicans in Florida's 19th District have chosen businessman Curt Clawson as the party's nominee in the special election to replace former Rep. Trey Radel .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, US Governors, Sarah Palin, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Representative Tom Cotton

8 hrs ago | The Hill

Republicans break up with Hispanics

Breakups are rough - regrets, pain and bitter memories. As Republicans in the House block immigration reform time after time, American Latinos get the message: It's over, don't call me.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Eric Cantor, Steve King

12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

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Developments across the country in recent days signal a building momentum within the Republican Party to end the GOP's long-standing opposition to same-sex marriage, with activists arguing that doing so will allow GOP candidates to focus more on popular economic themes in this year's elections and help expand the party's appeal ahead of the 2016 ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Wedding, 2012 Presidential Election, Ingham County, MI

14 hrs ago | Government Executive

House Republicans Are Stepping Up Efforts to Attach Special Policy Riders to Spending Bills

In a recent memo to lawmakers, House Republican leaders ticked off some of their lesser-known victories in the fiscal 2014 appropriations process.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Roskam, Environment, Science, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Tea party attacks Boehner at home

House Speaker John Boehner's tenure as the top Republican in Congress has not been smooth .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Eric Cantor, Marsha Blackburn, John McCain

18 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

The establishment strikes back in U.S. House race

Roll Call's Jonathan Strong reported that afternoon of a move made by Speaker of the House John Boehner in reining in his caucus and giving notice to House Republicans who had a tendency to go their own way that he wasn't playing around.

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Related Topix: Roll Call, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Walter Jones, Representative David Schweikert, Representative Justin Amash

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Alabama Live

Glocks, castrating hogs and 'electile' dysfunction: Alabama candidate's spot makes list of...

The ad, which features the Republican shooting up a copy of the president's signature healthcare law, has made it on to Politico's wackiest 2014 political videos and that's saying something, given the competition.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Christian Science Monitor

Immigration reform: If Obama moves on his own, how big a political risk?

Cynthia Diaz, a US citizen from Arizona, protests deportations with a group of immigrant activists outside the White House on April 8. Cynthia's mother was deported in 2011 and crossed back into the US from Mexico this March, and is now being detained in Arizona.

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

Daily Kos

Boehner says he's 'hell-bent' on passing immigration reform, as if anyone believes him

House Speaker John Boehner and his Republican leadership team are telling donors and industry groups that they want to pass immigration legislation this year, despite the reluctance of other party members to tackle the divisive issue before the November elections.

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

Roll Call

White House, Perez Continue Unemployment Extension Push

The White House and Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez continue to press the House to pass an unemployment extension - but so far there's no word of an offer to sweeten the pot for Speaker John A. Boehner.

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

The Evening Sun

US delays review of Keystone XL 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

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Washington Times

No rush: Bob Goodlatte waits for heads to cool on heated legislation

Instead of racing bills out of committee and onto the floor for a vote, the Virginia Republican and chairman of the House Judiciary Committee argues that he takes time to try to build consensus on issues such as immigration reform and an Internet sales tax.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Representative Trey Gowdy

Examiner.com

Democrats pressuring House GOP into passing unemployment benefits extension bill

Speaker of the House John Boehner is facing pressure from Democrats in the House, Senate and from Governors to put the unemployment benefits extension bill to a vote in the House, April, 17, 2014 Speaker of the House John Boehner is facing pressure from Democrats in the House, Senate and from Governors to put the unemployment benefits extension ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Brian Sandoval, US Governors, Lincoln Chafee

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Obamacare exceeds 8 million sign-ups despite opposition

President Obama held a press briefing at the White House on Thursday and revealed that the Affordable Care Act had facilitated eight million customers for the insurance industry.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Reince Priebus

Hot Air

A Trojan Horse on amnesty in the defense bill?

I'm not sure if this is one of the things that John Boehner was talking about when he said he was hell bent on passing some immigration legislation , but there is more controversy surrounding the upcoming defense authorization bill on a related subject.

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

The Hill

Complicated Obama-Cantor relationship sours

Earlier this month, the House majority leader stood by Obama's side as the president signed a pediatric research law championed by Cantor.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Washington, DC, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, Steny Hoyer

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