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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

GOP House candidate: Ia m willing to take up arms against government

A Republican congressional candidate in Georgia says in a new ad that he's prepared to take up arms to effect change in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Barrow, Democrat, Sports

6 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

Sarkisian Reaffirms Plans For Closer Ties With U.S.

Armenia - President Serzh Sarkisian meets with Ed Royce and other visiting members of the U.S. Congress, Yerevan, 24Apr2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Armenia, US News, Turkey, Middle East, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives

10 hrs ago | WKSU-FM Kent

Brown talks up Workforce Investment Act in Ohio

For Ohio Public Radio, WYSO's Lewis Wallace reports the Democratic senator spent time this week in Southwest Ohio pushing a bipartisan bill to fund workforce training.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio, Ohio Government

14 hrs ago | Roll Call

House Members Push for Open Debate on NSA Snooping

Bipartisan House members are calling for an open debate when the House takes up legislation later this year dealing with a controversial National Security Agency intelligence gathering program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, Devin Nunes, Eric Cantor

17 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Immigration Inaction Will Haunt GOP in Election: Crowley

Republicans will suffer in this year's elections if the U.S. House doesn't pass a comprehensive immigration plan because voters may doubt they'll ever do it, said Democratic Representative Joe Crowley of New York .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Dave Camp

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Politico

Obama trade push gets thumbs down from Dems

President Barack Obama's in Asia this week pushing a deal that almost none of his allies at home want.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, US House of Representatives, Representative Keith Ellison, Republican

Anchorage Daily News

Momentum building in GOP to end opposition to same-sex marriage

There is growing momentum in the Republican Party to end its long-standing opposition to same-sex marriage, with activists inside the party arguing that such a move would allow Republican candidates to focus on popular economic themes in this year's elections and help expand the party's appeal ahead of 2016.

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Related Topix: US News, Wedding, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Senate, Mitch McConnell

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

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

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

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

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