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1 hr ago | Silicon Alley Insider
Today, the CEOs of New York City's 200 leading companies - all members of the Partnership for New York City - sent an urgent letter to House Republican Leadership asking them "to quickly pass the Terrorism Risk Insurance Reauthorization Act ."
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1 hr ago | Roll Call
Homeland Security Secretary Johnson says Congress can't ignore the administration's request for emergency funds on the border.
2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
Senate Democrats on Tuesday circulated legislation to significantly cut President Barack Obama's request for emergency funding to deal with an influx of Central American children streaming across the U.S. border with Mexico.
2 hrs ago | Switched
Janet Murguia, president of the country's largest Latino advocacy group, has a formal warning for Republicans: Help the child refugees at the border and act on immigration reform, or say goodbye to the idea of winning the White House.
3 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland
So far in 2014 the three largest donors to Super PACs are left leaning. It's a 180-degree shift from the politics of top donors only two years ago.
5 hrs ago | Roll Call
Chaffetz, R-Utah, would be among only a handful of House members who have earned a full chairmanship in less than five terms.
6 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S. That was the genesis of a law six years ago that is now at the center of an immigration crisis at the nation's Southern border.
6 hrs ago | Mediaite.com
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has some major legislation she wants to get through Congress, but as Stephen Colbert pointed out last night, it's probably not going to be possible with Republicans standing in her way.
6 hrs ago | Roll Call
Boehner says Democrats' rejection of changes to 2008 trafficking law could complicate passage of border funding bill.
11 hrs ago | Advocate
President Barack Obama made good on a 2008 campaign promise Monday when he signed two executive orders that will protect many LGBT people from discrimination in the workplace.
Dennis was able to take 10 weeks of paid paternity leave, a luxury not offered to every Hill staffer.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro accused House Republicans of treating unemployed Americans like "road kill" at an event where she and other Democrats demanded an extension of insurance benefits for the long-term unemployed even though jobs grew faster after they expired.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced plans Monday to send up to 1,000 state-operated National Guard troops to the Mexican border within 30 days, charging that the Obama administration has failed to keep the state secure.
No sooner did Boehner, R-Ohio, unveil a draft resolution authorizing the House of Representatives to proceed with the lawsuit than party campaign committees rushed to Twitter, email and social media with the digital equivalent of tin cups, begging for donations.
House Speaker John Boehner indicated today that if President Barack Obama takes actions that exceed his constitutional authority, the House of Representatives has no plans to use its own constitutional authority to withhold funding from those actions.
John Boehner didn't think pension smoothing was an acceptable pay-for for jobless aid.
It's been seven months since Congress let long-term unemployment insurance benefits lapse, but last week only brought more bad news for the job seekers hoping that House Republicans might relent and allow a vote on extending benefits .
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 03:03 pm
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