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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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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 .
Their parallel rise began in the late 1990s, when Kevin McCarthy, the national chairman of the Young Republicans, became good pals with Steve Scalise, a local leader in Louisiana.
The 113th Congress, which will afflict this nation until Jan. 3, is a paradigm of inaction, inertia and partisan paralysis.
More evidence still that fiercely partisan D.C.-style politics will be the order of the day if the Republican Party enhances its control of Arkansas political offices.
Claiming that President Obama "believes he has the power to make his own laws," House Speaker John A. Boehner is preparing a lawsuit against the president.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin hit back at Attorney General Eric Holder on Saturday for criticizing her call to impeach President Obama over the border crisis.
As a leader on national defense policy and also a parent and grandparent, U.S. Rep. Kay Granger was the perfect Texas Republican to take on the challenge of dealing with 58,000 legally protected children arriving alone at the border.
What a great title, huh? At Netroots Nation in Detroit, there was a panel by that name, and it did not disappoint.
It would appear that House Speaker John Boehner may have finally "jumped the shark" in his quest to take down President Barack Obama.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 05:44 am
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