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50 min ago | CBS Local

GOP Border Bill Divisions Delay Getaway

House Republican leaders struggled to round up votes from recalcitrant conservatives for a bill dealing with the immigrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border and head home for a five-week summer break boasting of acting to address the crisis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Representative Mo Brooks, Representative Steve Scalise, Devin Nunes

3 hrs ago | Free Republic

Amid opposition by Sen. Ted Cruz, House GOP border funding bill stalls

House Speaker John A. Boehner was always expected to have trouble passing emergency funds for the crisis at the Southwestern border -- but Republican Sen. Ted Cruz made his job impossible.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Marsha Blackburn

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Washington Examiner

House Republicans will tweak border bill and try again Friday

House lawmakers will huddle Thursday night and Friday to try to rework spending legislation that would provide President Obama with additional money to deal with a surge in unaccompanied minors on the border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio

Ohio.com

House Republicans delay recess

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Darrell Issa, Eric Cantor, John Boehner

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Immigration issue produces congressional disarray

Minutes from a vote on legislation to deal with the immigration surge on the U.S.-Mexico border, and hours from scheduled adjournment for the summer, a conservative revolt left the speaker with no choice but to pull his border bill from the floor.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Jeff Sessions

National Review Online

House GOP Hunkers Down for Night of Negotiations

Representative Marsha Blackburn is already in a room with House colleagues such as Iowa Representative Steve King and Idaho Representative Raul Labrador trying to hammer out a deal on the House border bill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Steve King, Representative Raul Labrador, Ed Whitfield, Mike Rogers

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Hill

House border bill in peril

An emergency border spending package backed by the House GOP leadership appeared to be in trouble Wednesday evening after Sen. Ted Cruz met with a group of House conservatives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Randy Neugebauer, Kay Granger, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Illegal Immigration, Marsha Blackburn

The Hill

White House threatens to veto border bill; parties whip votes

The White House on Wednesday threatened to veto the House Republican border bill as GOP leaders scrambled to get the votes to pass it.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Randy Neugebauer, John Boehner

The Times-Picayune

House GOP prepares to OK suit against President Obama who responds, 'stop being mad all the time'

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio strides to the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, as lawmakers prepare to move on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Barack Obama, Representative Steve Scalise

Samoa News

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Republicans and Democrats in Congress lumbered through a day of political maneuvering Saturday while a threatened default by the Treasury crept uncomfortably closer and a partial government shutdown neared the end of its second week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Susan Collins, Tornado, Natural Disasters

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Slate Magazine

Who Said Impeachment?

Last week, House Republicans huddled in a Capitol conference room to figure out what kind of emergency immigration bill they might be able to pass.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, Eric Holder, Greg Walden

The Hill

Whip List on House GOP border bill

House Republicans are attempting to pass legislation to address the border crisis, but it remains to be seen if they have the votes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mo Brooks, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louie Gohmert, Representative Randy Weber, Representative Paul Gosar

Government Executive

House Republicans Unveil Their Border Bill

"I actually sense a lot of unanimity around this, and, again, people feel like it's been done thoughtfully in response to a crisis," Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., As the clock ticks toward the August recess, House Republicans unveiled a $659 million border crisis emergency package they hope will pass their chamber this week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Kay Granger, Representative Mo Brooks, Representative Tim Walberg

Breitbart.com

Fear Of Inaction Drives GOP Acceptance Of Border Bill

The bill doesn't touch President Obama's "deferred" prosecution of illegal alien minors, or his threats to expand the program to as many as 6 million people, but House Republicans now appear to have firmly concluded they must pass something before they head home to face constituents for a five-week summer break.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Michael McCaul

Breitbart.com

...Dems Fundraise

Rep. Greg Walden , the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, warned GOP colleagues in a closed-door meeting Tuesday against fanning the flames of impeachment for President Barack Obama, saying Democrats had successfully used the issue to raise $2 million online last weekend alone.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Greg Walden, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, Barack Obama

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Hill

Juan Williams: Shame of the GOP on border

Last week, the nation's religious leaders stood up to ask their elected officials to look past politics and see that children - not theoretical abstractions but real, young individuals - are suffering because of inaction by Congress.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Pope Benedict XVI, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

News Max

GOP Rep. Fleming: Obama Impeachment Talk 'Pure Politics'

Any discussion of Republicans working to impeach President Barack Obama over any executive action he might take on immigration is "pure politics," Rep. John Fleming told Newsmax on Friday.

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

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

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

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

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