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25 min ago | Examiner.com

Time To Use That Pen

"I've got a pen, and I've got a phone," President Obama likes to point out : A pen to sign executive actions and a phone to convene outside groups to support those actions if Congress fails to move on the nation's urgent problems.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Daily Caller

GOP Leaders' Ignore Top Labor Vote-Winner on Labor Day

The Labor Day message to American workers from top GOP leaders ignored the most important issue for GOP voters - Democrats' support for greater use of foreign workers in the U.S. economy.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Representative Larry Bucshon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Reince Priebus

The News-Star

After scandal, McAllister lacks incumbent's edgeAfter scandal,...

After scandal, McAllister lacks incumbent's edge McAllister has many hurdles to overcome as he seeks re-election to represent 5th District.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Swartz, LA, Rodney Alexander, Bobby Jindal

Examiner.com

My Turn: Flip a district?

If you haven't seen Real Time , Bill Maher 's weekly show on HBO, you're missing out on some fun stuff.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Blake Farenthold, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, Representative Renee Ellmers

Counterpunch

Democrats Are Doomed

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, George Miller, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Pawlenty, Mitt Romney, US Governors, Republican

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Washington Examiner

The president who is uninterested in other people

Some time ago I contrasted the reaction a conservative would get if he were in the same room with the two most consequential politicians of the 1990s, Bill Clinton and Rudy Giuliani .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bill Clinton, US News, History in the News, Rudy Giuliani, George Bush, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Miller, Democrat

The Wall Street Journal

Labor Day Turns Attention Back to Minimum-Wage Debate

Legislation to increase the federal pay floor from $7.25 an hour stalled in Congress this spring, but Democrats hope the issue will resonate with voters in November, especially in states with closely contested Senate races.

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

Post-gazette.com

National Briefs: More protests over shooting

Activists on Saturday called for mass civil disobedience on the highways in and around this St. Louis suburb to protest the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer, with the leaders of one coalition encouraging supporters to stop their cars to tie up traffic on Labor Day.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Noozhawk

Mark Shields: America Needs a Serious, Honest Debate About War

Our country in September 2014 needs an open, serious and honest public debate so that this time we can make an informed decision on whether to once again send Americans into war in Iraq.

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Related Topix: US News, Terrorism, US Politics, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Walter Jones, Republican, Dick Cheney

Examiner.com

Government shutdown - Republicans warn

When Rep. Steve King was asked Thursday by the Huffington Post about the government running out of money and shutting down on Sept.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, 2012 Presidential Election, Senator Ted Cruz

The Washington Monthly

Not in Praise of John Boehner

I'm willing to stipulate that Speaker John Boehner has to try to preside over an insane asylum better known as the House Republican Caucus, but I still had to wonder if our friend Jonathan Bernstein had been body-snatched when I saw that he wrote that John Boehner not only has done a good job considering his restraints, but he, Tip O'Neill, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Newt Gingrich

Greenwich Citizen

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

This Oct. 2, 2013, file photo shows Vicki Maturo, of Culver City, Calif., as she protests against the government shutdown outside the federal building in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Davenport, IA, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott Perry

Examiner.com

The Buckinghams are a popular choice to entertain CEOs and politicos

U.S. Speaker John Boehner and CME Group CEO Terry Duffy have enjoyed fund-raisers where The Buckinghams were the evening's entertainment.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, us Travel, Travel, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Chicago, IL, Illinois

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Washington Post

For Christie, a boardwalk tour, and hints of a presidential bid

Gov. Chris Christie returned to the Jersey Shore on Friday, grinning for pictures with throngs of swimsuit-clad supporters and weighing in on President Obama's foreign policy and congressional politics as he made his way down the boardwalk.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sports

Reuters

Obama faces a tough sell in Congress for Islamic State strategy

U.S. President Barack Obama has pledged to consult Congress about any expanded military action against Islamic State militants operating in Iraq and Syria, but support from the divided legislature is unlikely to come quickly - if at all.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Walter Jones, US House of Representatives, Senator Tim Kaine

Switched

GOP Rep Says He Voted To Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act, Leaves Out Key Detail

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell isn't the only congressional Republican up for re-election who is touting his support for the Violence Against Women Act without mentioning that he didn't vote for the reauthorization's beefed-up version.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Southerland, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Representative Allen West

Business Journal

Chart of the Day: Cincinnati's most influential health care leaders

Former Procter & Gamble CEO Bob McDonald is one of 19 new people on this year's list of the nation's 100 Most Influential People in Health Care.

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Related Topix: Procter and Gamble, Household Products, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Daily Kos

Top Republicans try to downplay shutdown threats. Emphasis on 'try.'

Republican congressional leaders are running around to every reporter in sight to claim that they have no plans to shut down the government.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Representative Michele Bachmann, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Representative Ted Yoho

Wall Street Journal

Obama Says No Plans for Imminent Escalation of Operations Against Islamic State

Speaking at a news conference on Thursday, President Barack Obama said that the Islamic State poses a direct threat to Iraq and the region requiring a broad, comprehensive military strategy to confront it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Activism, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell

The Fresno Bee

Obama sets no timeline for action on immigration

Demonstrators are arrested outside the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, during an immigration reform demonstration.

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

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