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23 min ago | The Daily Caller

GOP Leaders Playing Small Ball In Response To Immigration Crisis

Top GOP leaders are ignoring a huge political opportunity created by the growing public demand for a nation-wide crackdown on illegal immigration, say GOP conservatives.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mo Brooks

2 hrs ago | Roll Call

New GOP Optimism for Border Supplemental Before August

Republican lawmakers emerged from a special conference meeting Friday morning with renewed optimism that they could pass a slimmed-down border supplemental package before the August recess.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Kevin Brady, Devin Nunes, Representative Marlin Stutzman

2 hrs ago | The Hill

House GOP moving toward vote on slimmed-down border bill

House Republicans are moving toward a vote on a slimmed-down border bill that would provide President Obama with less than $1 billion in funding to deal with the influx of child migrants.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Kay Granger, Pete Sessions

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Hill

Cruz warns House colleagues: Don't let Democrats fool you

Sen. Ted Cruz is urging House Republicans to reject legislation addressing the border crisis, arguing that passing a bill through the lower chamber would play into the hands of Senate Democrats.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, John Boehner

The Hill

GOP divided on border proposal

House Republicans unveiled a plan Wednesday to respond to the border crisis, leaving just six working days to hash out a deal with the Senate before the August recess.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, Representative Rob Woodall, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

National Journal

The House GOP's Border Proposal Has Washington Headed for a Deadlock

The working group's proposals laid out Wednesday morning clash with what the Senate and White House are looking for.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Representative Mo Brooks, Representative Matt Salmon

WNEM-TV Saginaw

House GOP: Send National Guard, speed removals

House Republicans want to slash President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, speed young migrants back home to Central America, and send in the National Guard.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Family, Kids, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mo Brooks

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Appeals court invalidates subsidies in Louisiana and other states under Affordable Care Act

Navigator Rosa Hines shows Kelvin Wilson that the HealthCare.gov website is crashed due to high traffic volumn during a session at Southern United Neighborhoods on St. Claude St. as they try to beat the deadline to sign up for the Affordable Care Act , Monday, March 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily World

Louisiana lawmakers divided on Ex-Im Bank

With only weeks left before summer recess, Louisiana lawmakers are divided over whether Congress should reauthorize the Export-Import Bank that helps companies in Louisiana and across the country export products overseas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, Louisiana

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Patch.com

Marijuana Money? U.S. House Says You Can Take it to the Bank

By Thompson Wall The U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure Wednesday that bars treasury and security regulators from penalizing banks for working with legal marijuana businesses.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US News, US Treasury, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ed Perlmutter, Illinois, Republican

Thu Jul 17, 2014

NOLA.com

Sen. Landrieu and Rep. Boustany push for keeping Export-Import Bank...

Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu and Republican Rep. Charles Boustany , R-Lafayette, are offering bipartisan support for legislation to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bill Cassidy, Representative Steve Scalise

NOLA.com

Dropping of a lawsuit may finally free Sudanese woman sentenced to death for marrying a Christian

There's renewed hope Thursday that Meriam Ibrahim, 27, sentenced to death in Sudan for marrying a Christian and later freed from prison by an appeals court, will be allowed to travel to the United States with her American husband.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, David Vitter, US Senate

Wed Jul 16, 2014

NAFCU

House passes FY15 CDRLF, CDFI funding

July 17, 2014 - The House, voting 228-195, passed a fiscal 2015 spending bill Wednesday that includes funding for the Treasury Community Development Financial Institutions Fund and the NCUA Community Development Revolving Loan Fund.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Representative Bill Posey, Tax

KHOU-TV Houston

House votes to allow marijuana-related banking

The House voted Wednesday in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal pot shops and providers of medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Treasury, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Business Journal

U.S. House votes to support marijuana banking

The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday in favor of making it easier for banks and other financial institutions to serve marijuana businesses operating legally under state law, as they do in Colorado.

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Related Topix: Colorado, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Louisiana Government

The Washington Post

House passes $22B bill cutting IRS tax enforcement

The GOP-controlled House passed a $2 billion measure Wednesday that would slash budgets for enforcing tax laws and new financial regulations, and a healthy food initiative that's a pet cause of first lady Michelle Obama.

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Related Topix: Tax, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Indianapolis Business News

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Traditional ties between the business community and the Republican Party are fraying on Capitol Hill, where the House GOP has bucked corporate interests on a series of priorities this year, from immigration to highway funding to trade.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert

Fri Jul 11, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

The GOP May Punt on the Border Crisis

Two things will matter when Republicans debate Obama's $3.7 billion border request: the base and the polls.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mick Mulvaney, John Boehner, US Senate, Lindsey Graham

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NOLA.com

House approves water bill with amendments to boost Corps of Engineers funding

The House late Thursday approved a $34 billion spending bill for the Department of Energy, Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation with several amendments offered by Louisiana lawmakers.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, Representative Cedric Richmond, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Scalise

Indianapolis Business News

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Traditional ties between the business community and the Republican Party are fraying on Capitol Hill, where the House GOP has bucked corporate interests on a series of priorities this year, from immigration to highway funding to trade.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert

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