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10 hrs ago | The Hill

Obama pivots to economic legacy

President Obama is tying his legacy to a growing economy, seizing on the administration's successes in boosting the nation during financial woes.

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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

IPS

Making the World Safe for Trust Fund Babies

Couples with less than $10.6 million and individuals with less than $5.3 million in wealth are exempt from the estate tax - meaning that 99.8 percent of households aren't affected by it.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Liberal Political News

News Max

Rep. Kevin Brady: Migrant Kids Coached on 2008 Law

The immigrant minor children coming across the border from Central America seem to be well-coached in how to use the 2008 law designed to help immigrant children who are escaping sex trafficking, Texas Rep. Kevin Brady tells Newsmax TV.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Family, Kids, George Bush, W.

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Switched

Paul Ryan Accuses Obama Administration Of System That 'Perpetuates Poverty'

Rep. Paul Ryan took a shot at the federal government's approach to poverty reduction on Sunday, claiming the Obama administration is responsible for a system that "perpetuates poverty" in the United States.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, Chris Van Hollen, Democrat, Tom Price, Devin Nunes

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Lowell Sun

House GOP narrows border plan to less than $1B

House Republicans plan to vote next week on a bill providing less than $1 billion of the $3.7 billion President Barack Obama requested to address an influx of children at the U.S.-Mexico border, three lawmakers said.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Representative Kristi Noem, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mick Mulvaney, Representative Raul Labrador

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Switched

House Votes To Boost Well-Off Kids, Cut Out Poor Kids

The House of Representatives voted Friday to change a tax credit in a way that would add $115 billion to the deficit and hurt poorer parents while aiding the well-to-do.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Sander Levin, Representative Lynn Jenkins

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, Representative John Fleming, Devin Nunes, Representative Marlin Stutzman

National Center for Policy Analysis

Death Tax Hurts Small Businesses and Minorities

A number of associations that form the Family Business Coalition recently wrote a letter to Congressmen Dave Camp and Kevin Brady , asking for a vote on a bill sponsored by Rep. Brady, H.R. 2429 -- the Death Tax Repeal Act.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Healthcare: House panel moves forward on lawsuit

The House Rules Committee on Thursday approved a resolution that would authorize Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against President Obama over his use of executive power.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Hill

GOP criticizes looming Medicare Advantage cuts

The cuts are required under the new healthcare law, which says the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services must reduce its reimbursements to private health plans.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Medicaid, US Politics, Republican

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Daily Kos

A Survey from Congressman Brady, Texas 8th

On Congressman Kevin Brady's congressional webpage, he invites people to share their experience with obamacare.

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Roll Call

DCCC Tops NRCC in Second Quarter Fundraising

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee topped its Republican counterpart by $1.3 million in June fundraising and $5.6 million in the second quarter overall, according to figures released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Representative Erik Paulsen, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Shimkus, Representative Steve Scalise, Greg Walden, John Boehner

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Roll Call

NRCC Tasks Members With Collecting Conference Dues

National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden announced the names of his top lieutenants in the push for member dues ahead of the fall midterms, according to an internal conference email obtained by CQ Roll Call.

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Related Topix: Representative Erik Paulsen, US Politics, Greg Walden, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Shimkus, Representative Steve Scalise

Fri Jul 11, 2014

News Max

Second Judge Demands IRS Explain Missing Lerner Emails

A second federal judge is demanding the embattled IRS to explain, under oath, how two years' worth of emails disappeared from the computer of former official Lois Lerner, the central figure in a contentious tea party targeting scandal.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

National Journal

Doing Nothing Is - to Some - Doing Something

The GOP is blamed for blocking action in Congress, but conservatives say that's just what they were sent here to do.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Austin Scott, John Boehner

New York Sun

Congress Eyes Rules for the Fed

A cable this morning from Professor John Taylor of Stanford alerts us to the introduction in Congress of the newest piece of legislation offered in respect of monetary reform.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, Senator Rand Paul, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WJYI-AM Milwaukee

House panel sets hearing to reform Federal Reserve

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, who have proposed bills to audit the Federal Reserve and to limit its policy mandate, on Monday set a hearing to discuss measures aimed at the U.S. central bank.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Ron Paul, Scott Garrett

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