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1 min ago | Daily Kos

Priebus all atwitter about @SenatorReid

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is mad at Senate Majority Harry Reid-so mad that he's asking the Senate Ethics Committee to open an investigation into Reid's use of Twitter.

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

3 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Speaker Boehner Works His Home Ohio District

With a contested primary election less than two weeks away, House Speaker John Boehner is making the rounds of his western Ohio district.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Darke County, OH, Greenville, OH, Piqua, OH

6 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Antitrust laws potentially useful in new Gilded Age [Commentary]

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, Ohio, Opinion

8 hrs ago | Switched

Fired Lesbian Police Chief Gets Outpouring Of Support From Tiny South Carolina Town

It's been a rough week for Crystal Moore. She got fired from her job as the police chief in Latta, S.C., despite a spotless 20-year record with the department, and she's not alone in believing the town's new mayor fired her because she's a lesbian .

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Latta, SC, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Apr 22, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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