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1 hr ago | National Review Online

John Boehner: Harry Reid's 'Deceitful and Cynical' Ploy to Kill House Bill

House Speaker John Boehner accused Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of making a "deceitful and cynical attempt to derail" the House Republicans border crisis package by suggested Democrats would add the Gang of Eight comprehensive immigration legislation to the House border bill.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

1 hr ago | CBS News

Republicans offer much less cash to deal with border crisis

Salvadoran immigrant Stefany Marjorie, 8, watches as a U.S. Border Patrol agent records family information on July 24, 2014 in Mission, Texas.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Prison, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

2 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Highway, bridge money at risk: Senate to vote

Racing to adjourn for the summer, the Senate scheduled major votes Tuesday on proposals to keep federal highway funds flowing across the nation - billions of dollars to avert layoffs for construction workers and shutdowns of road and bridge projects just before the November elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Barbara Boxer, Senator Tom Carper, US Senate, Democrat, Bob Corker

3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Congress rushes to pass VA funding before leaving for recess

U.S. Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders and House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller announce bipartisan legislation to address problems in the VA healthcare system.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, Liberal Political News

4 hrs ago | Switched

Republicans Seriously Scale Back Funding For The Border Crisis

House Republicans plan to vote Thursday on a bill that would provide less than a fifth of the funding the president requested to address the ongoing border crisis.

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

5 hrs ago | Switched

John Boehner Calls Impeachment Talk A 'Scam' By The White House

Sarah Palin may have demanded that President Barack Obama be impeached , and tea party Republicans may have flirted with that idea as well, but House Speaker John Boehner declared Tuesday that such talk was all a "scam" dreamed up by the White House.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, Washington, DC

6 hrs ago | Politico

Steve Israel: Tough election, no wave

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel on Tuesday rejected the idea that his party is confronting a damaging wave election that will further plunge it into the House minority.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, Republican, Barack Obama, US Senate, Representative Michael Grimm

10 hrs ago | The Hill

Dems can't stop talking about impeaching President Obama

Democrats are beating the impeachment drum in hopes it becomes a GOP liability and a boon for their party at the polls in November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Representative Allen West, Representative Steve Scalise

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Raw Story

Rachel Maddow: GOP courting 'aggrieved white vote' with Mitt Romney's failed claims

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said on Monday that House Speaker John Boehner took a page from the desperate section of his party's 2012 playbook by making an accusation that was thoroughly debunked during Mitt Romney's presidential campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law

ABC News

What Happened When 3 Politicians Tried a Minimum Wage Budget

Have you ever seen a congressman snacking on a measly tin of sardines? Or maybe a governor ordering a McChicken off the dollar menu? In Washington this week that scene was reality for three Democratic politicians who are taking the Live the Wage challenge .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Strickland, US News, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Democrat, Tim Ryan, Republican, Life, Fruits, Food

Newsday

It's all show biz: House Speaker John Boehner uses Billy Joel titles to spoof Obama

This July 24, 2014, file photo shows Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pop/Rock, Billy Joel, Ohio, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Rudy Giuliani

KAUZ

Boehner urges US solidarity with Israel

House Speaker John Boehner said Monday that support for Israel must be the United States' main focus and not peace mediation in a subtle jab at the Obama administration.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Washington Post

Obama's State of the Union goals, six months later

Six months ago today, President Obama stood before Congress and outlined a number of ambitious goals for the year ahead, focusing much of his attention on ways to accelerate the slow economic recovery.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, State of the Union, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

The Heartland Institute

Area Lobbyist: Why Do Republicans Want To Kill My Job?

John Feehery's piece here on the dangers of rising Republican skepticism for big business is an amusing read , not just because I'm pretty sure nearly every sentence of it can be debunked in whole or in part.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Opinion

Politico

Amash heads into homestretch confident

BYRON CENTER, Mich. - Rep. Justin Amash was supposed to be the next big target of the establishment wing of the Republican Party, sweating all the way to the finish line.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Representative Justin Amash, Byron Center, MI, Howard McKeon, Devin Nunes

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Examiner.com

ANALYSIS: Impeachment of Obama fraught with peril for Republicans, nation

GOP threats to sue and impeach President Obama are apparently bringing in big bucks to the Democratic Party in the form of supporter donations.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Hillary Clinton, Rush Limbaugh, George Bush

National Journal

Many Hurdles in the Race to Recess

Congress will try to deal with the border crisis, VA reform, and a host of other issues before adjourning for the summer on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Jeff Miller

Daily Kos

Let the Kids In / Defund the Gangs

Reports that approximately 60,000 children have made the trek north from danger-plagued barrios in Central America to the Texas border have really brought out the blatherskites north of the Rio Grande.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, Prison, Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio

Free Republic

Act of Love? Jeb Bush, ‘Moderate Republican,’...

Remember when former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, the consummate 'moderate Republican,' shocked everyone by calling immigration an 'act of love?' It looks like he's changed his mind.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Jeb Bush, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government

ThinkProgress

Top House Republican Won't Rule Out Impeaching Obama

The newly elected House Majority Whip, Rep. Steve Scalise , refused to rule out impeaching President Obama on Sunday, telling Fox News that the president has acted unilaterally and illegally, exceeding his constitutional authority.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Liberal Political News

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