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12 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

Column: Gloomy, frantic dems plead for more money

I've been getting a lot of email from Democratic fundraisers lately. They seem very worried about November's elections.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Republican, Joe Biden, Opinion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Hill

Gay rights group calls for House investigation of Wikipedia edits

The Human Rights Campaign called on Speaker John Boehner to investigate who in the House made multiple controversial changes to Wikipedia articles related to transgender people.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Transgender

Switched

Nebraska GOP Rep. Worries 'Nice House' Comment Will Impact Re-Election Bid

Rep. Lee Terry expressed concern in an interview published Thursday about how insensitive comments he made during the 2013 government shutdown would affect his re-election bid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lee Terry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Nebraska Government, Nebraska

Roll Call

Boehner Calls Bergdahl Swap 'Potentially Serious Lapse in Judgment'

Boehner says GAO ruling confirms Obama overstepped his authority in approving Bergdahl prisoner swap.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss

The News-Star

Day after traffic jam, McAllister qualifies for re-election

Day after traffic jam, McAllister qualifies for re-election Incumbent McAllister is the sixth candidate to qualify for the 5th District race.

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Related Topix: Swartz, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Real Clear Politics

GOP Sees Latino Model in NM's Steve Pearce

The last part in a weeklong special report, " Hispanic Voters: Trends and Opportunities ," running this week and sponsored by Univision.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Harry Teague, Democrat, Immigration Reform, Republican, Mitt Romney, Reince Priebus

NAFCU

Hunt: Congressional action on data security is a must

Aug. 22, 2014 - NAFCU's Carrie Hunt said legislative action to address data breaches must be a priority when Congress returns next month as news of a United Parcel Service breach affecting 51 of its stores was reported this week, among other recent retailer breaches.

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Related Topix: Trucking, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Transportation, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi

Thu Aug 21, 2014

OpenSecrets

Gather Ye Contributions, In Bulk

The National Republican Senatorial Committee and 13 state GOPS have created a JFC that allows a donor to write a single check of nearly $200,000.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

News Max

Hollywood Democrats Panicked Over Loss of Senate Majority

One of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's online ads attacking Democratic opponent Alison Grimes featured her picture lined up next to President Obama, Woody Allen and Barbra Streisand.

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Related Topix: US News, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Verde Independent

Right Winger response biased and inaccurate

The fact that my recent letter caused the usual right wingers to attack me tells me that it must have hit a nerve.

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Related Topix: George Bush, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John McCain

Colorado Political News

Tancredo: Impeach Obama Over Immigration. Just Do It

Talking Points Memo caught up with former Congressman and Colorado gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo , to ask him what Republicans should do in the event that President Barack Obama takes executive action on immigration-the suddenly burning issue Republicans left hanging as they left Washington for the August recess: If President Barack Obama ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Tom Tancredo, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Republican

TIME.com

Paul Ryan Explains What Happens When He Visits Urban Black Communities

Congressman Paul Ryan, who has been spending some time in the last 18 months visiting urban black neighborhoods, says that he's often the first Republican the people he talks to there have ever met.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Immigration Reform, Healthcare Law, Law

Lamar Daily News

Obamacare doing well - SHHH

Please keep this quiet. I'm all for a more civil society, especially in Washington, and I don't want to anger people.

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Related Topix: US News, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives, Health Insurance

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Deming Headlight

Algernon D'Ammassa: Strange bedfellows on VA reform bill

If the 113th Congress were a dead frog, it wouldn't twitch if you hooked it up to a truck battery.

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Related Topix: US News, Tom Coburn, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Jeff Miller, Opinion, Weird

The Miami Herald

Rep. Gowdy says he’ll bring prosecutor’s focus, fairness to Benghazi probe

Congressman Trey Gowdy, left, Republican of the 4th District of South Carolina, talks to Thomas Brandon, deputy director of the Bureau of ATF, Feb. 27, 2014, in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Inglis, Representative Jason Chaffetz

JD Supra

ML Strategies Energy and Environment Update: Week of 8/18/2014

Congress is in recess for the remainder of August, but when it returns for just over two weeks in September, much of the focus will turn to crafting a continuing resolution to keep the government open while senators and representatives continue to negotiate a budget.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Smith

MarketWatch

John Boehner's problems with conservatives are just beginning

House headache: More than a dozen vocal conservatives are gunning to replace moderate or retiring House Republicans in November's midterm elections, and Reuters reports their arrival could mean more headaches for Speaker John Boehner .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Paul Ryan, Senator Rand Paul, Dick Cheney, Rick Perry, US Governors

Reuters

Boehner's troubles with House conservatives may only get worse

Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programs and crack down on illegal immigrants who he says will "destroy" America.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thomas Petri, Healthcare Law, Law

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Column: An upending of reason in the House

WASHINGTON >> After conservatives brought down House Speaker John Boehner's bill to address the border crisis, the new House Republican leadership team issued a joint statement declaring that President Obama should fix the problem himself.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Virginia Foxx, Immigration Reform, Eric Cantor, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Steve Scalise

Government Executive

Paul Ryan Checks A Presidential Box With New Book

The odds are that Rep. Paul Ryan won't run for president in 2016 his kids are young, he has a fancy new job in the House waiting for him next year , and his congressional buddies just don't think he wants to do it .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Family, Kids, Immigration Reform, Mitt Romney

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