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3 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Obama fundraises for Dems; demands GOP cooperation

As hopes dim for bipartisan action in Congress this summer, President Barack Obama is calling on Republican lawmakers to cooperate while complaining that they have "gone off the rails" and urging Democrats to get over their complacency and vote them out of office.

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

4 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Mulvaney seeks leadership position in the House

Mulvaney, running for a third term from South Carolina’s 5th District in the Upstate, said he agrees with the RSC’s goal of trying to push House Republicans further to the political right.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mick Mulvaney, Representative Steve Scalise, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

4 hrs ago | News Max

Boehner in Squeeze Between Ohio Exporters, Republican Ex-Im Foes

House Speaker John Boehner is getting pressure to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank from a lobby that's hard to ignore: manufacturers in and around his southwestern Ohio district that rely on the bank to finance overseas sales.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Jeb Hensarling, Speakers

6 hrs ago | GPB.org

The Challenge Of Keeping Tabs On The NSA's Secretive Work

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper , accompanied by FBI Director Robert Mueller and CIA Director John Brennan, testifies on Capitol Hill on March 12, 2013.

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Related Topix: James R. Clapper, Robert Mueller, US Politics, Richard Burr, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Wyden, Democrat

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Detroit News

Judge orders PBGC to turn over documents in Delphi pension suit

A Republican senator on Tuesday praised a ruling by a federal judge that ordered the government's pension insurer to disclose more documents related to its decision to absorb the salaried pension plans at Delphi Corp in bankruptcy.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Automakers, Delphi, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Insurance, Pension Benefit Guaranty, Sherrod Brown, Democrat

Daily Kos

Ryan budget depends on Obamacare subsidies GOP wants courts to strike down

When two appeals courts issued conflicting rulings Tuesday on whether Obamacare's health insurance subsidies apply to the 34 states that chose to let the federal government run their exchanges, Republicans were quick to pounce on the one decision they liked.

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Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

The Hill

Democrats, Republicans have a stark contrast in priorities

If you want a crystal clear illustration of what is at stake in this November's elections, look no further than what the two parties were up to Wednesday.

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

Silicon Alley Insider

Big Name NYC CEOs Urge Congress To Pass Terrorism Insurance Bill

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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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Viacom, Media

Roll Call

Johnson: Ignoring Border Crisis Not an Option for Congress

Homeland Security Secretary Johnson says Congress can't ignore the administration's request for emergency funds on the border.

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

Cybercast News Service

Democrats to unveil $2.7B bill on alien children

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bernard Sanders

Switched

NCLR President Warns Republicans Will Lose White House If Attitude On Child Refugees Continues

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Prison, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Murrieta, CA, Phil Gingrey

ABC2 Maryland

Liberals lead the way on Super PAC donations

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.

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Related Topix: New York, NY, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Roll Call

Chaffetz on Oversight: More Results, Less Confrontation

Chaffetz, R-Utah, would be among only a handful of House members who have earned a full chairmanship in less than five terms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, John Mica, Michael Turner, Elijah Cummings, Democrat

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

2008 law unexpectedly at center of border debate

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.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Kids, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lindsey Graham, Robert Menendez

Mediaite.com

Colbert Asks Pelosi: 'Do You Have Naked Photos of John Boehner?'

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Democrat, Television

Roll Call

Boehner Puts Onus on Democrats For Tenuous Status of Border Funding Bill

Boehner says Democrats' rejection of changes to 2008 trafficking law could complicate passage of border funding bill.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harold Rogers, Kay Granger

Advocate

After Executive Order, 5 Congress Members Could Make The Difference on ENDA

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Transgender, Gay/Lesbian, Republican, US House of Representatives, Greg Walden

Politico

Issues pile up in Congress

The plan for each side was clear: Speaker John Boehner would keep the thorny immigration reform debate off the House floor.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Kay Granger, Barack Obama

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Roll Call

Dads on Capitol Hill: House Paternity Leave Varies Widely

Dennis was able to take 10 weeks of paid paternity leave, a luxury not offered to every Hill staffer.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, US Politics, Nita Lowey, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, Republican

Cybercast News Service

Rep. DeLauro Accuses GOP of Treating Unemployed Like - Road Kill'CNS

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.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican

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