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54 min ago | News Max
Congress could reach a budget agreement by the end of this week, but many hurdles remain as legislators seek to strike a deal that end the recent fiscal stalemates and eliminate the possibility of another government shutdown for the next 10 months.
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4 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
As House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was walking down a Congressional office hall on Wednesday, a girl identified by the Fair Immigration Reform Movement as 9-year-old Liz Maquez attempted to ask him to help move immigration reform forward on behalf of her undocumented father.
9 hrs ago | Marshfield News-Herald
President Obama sought to revive the issue of growing income equality on Wednesday, saying it restricts economic mobility and threatens to shrink the middle class.
9 hrs ago | USA Today
President Obama revived the issue of income inequality Wednesday, saying it has restricting mobility and depriving people of the American Dream.
13 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
At a summit on women in politics Wednesday, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen argued that comprehensive immigration reform should be looked upon as a women's issue and a family issue .
13 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com
Some staffers for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid have been exempt from being forced to buy health coverage through Obamacare, CNN reported : In September, Reid told reporters, "Let's stop these really juvenile political games - the one dealing with health care for senators and House members and our staff.
14 hrs ago | The Brad Blog
U.S. Supreme Court takes up two challenges to Obamacare's contraceptive coverage mandate, with 'corporate personhood' once again at the center of both cases... Hottest spring ever Down Under; Big Oil = Big Tobacco; BP halts Gulf Spill compensation; New rules for flame retardants, antibacterial soaps; PLUS: Wall Street covers its assets... Yes, ... (more)
14 hrs ago | MSNBC
What do Republicans do next in the battle over health care's implementation?... House GOP says it will continue to highlight individual stories Obama's latest health-care event: Urging attendees of the White House Youth Summit to spread the word to get insured Obama to also talk about the economy at 11:15 am ET Boehner hires high-profile ... (more)
14 hrs ago | WDSU-TV New Orleans
A TOPIC THAT'S THE BIGGEST CONCERN FOR MOST AMERICANS. BUT THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT MAY STAY ON CENTER STAGE - AS MEMBERS OF THE G-O-P INVESTIGATE THE LAW TODAY.
18 hrs ago | The Hill
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Attempts to overhaul the nation's immigration system have been stalled for months in the Republican-controlled House, where leaders are refusing to consider a bipartisan Senate proposal passed this summer.
Speaker John Boehner told reporters Tuesday that if a productivity problem existed in Congress, it was in the Senate, not his House.
Even if Rep. Trey Radel of Florida successfully completes his substance abuse treatment, abides by his supervised probation and returns to Congress next month, he still could face an ethics investigation.
U.S. immigration reform supporters, reeling from their failure to get legislation enacted this year, saw a new ray of hope on Tuesday as House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner announced he had hired a long-time immigration specialist to advise him.
Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives might seek a vote next week on a short-term government funding measure as a backup plan in case budget negotiators fail to reach a deal by a December 13 deadline, lawmakers said on Tuesday.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie during a meeting with first responders at Sayreville Engine Company #1 on the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy on October 29, 2013.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced on Tuesday that three congresswomen have taken on new positions in the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee, a group that guides party leaders on policy decisions and assigns members to committees.
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, right, joined by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., and other House GOP leaders, meets with reporters following a closed-door strategy session, on Capitol Hill in Washington With 11.3 million people still out of work, it's easy to see that Americans are still struggling to make ends meet in this tough ... (more)