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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.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
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.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
A Survey from Congressman Brady, Texas 8th
On Congressman Kevin Brady's congressional webpage, he invites people to share their experience with obamacare.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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.