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4 hrs ago | Slate

Right-Wing Groups Just Scored Their First Victory Over Kevin McCarthy

When conservative outside groups fail to defeat a bill in Congress, the cheers come from all over D.C. Business groups mock the incompetence of the groups; Republican leaders declare that they've been taught a hard lesson by the shutdown; Democrats just like to see 'em lose.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Eric Swalwell, Democrat

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cybercast News Service

House, Senate advance competing border proposals

Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, joined at right by incoming Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy of Calif., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, following a Republican strategy session.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Iowa Government, Illinois, Illinois Government, Iowa

Politico

Perdue VS. Nunn in Ga -- Soa what happens if McConnell loses? --...

IT'S PERDUE IN GEORGIA -- Will face Nunn in November: "Former Dollar General Corp. Chief Executive Officer David Perdue won a divisive primary for Georgia's Republican U.S. Senate nomination, a contest that raised doubts about the party's prospects for holding a seat that may prove pivotal in November's election," report Bloomberg's Kathleen Hunter ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Dollar General, Retail, US Politics, Roy Blunt, Senator John Barrasso, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt

News Max

Boehner in Squeeze Between Ohio Exporters, Republican Ex-Im Foes

House Speaker John Boehner is getting pressure to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank from a lobby that's hard to ignore: manufacturers in and around his southwestern Ohio district that rely on the bank to finance overseas sales.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Jeb Hensarling, Speakers

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Atlantic

California High Speed Rail: 10 Readers With 10 Views

A solution looking for a problem? A genuine leap forward? The best we can expect from political compromise? Or something truly brave? Take your pick.

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Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel

The Baltimore Sun

A fairer (small) business environment [Commentary]

Is there a way to actually unite economic populists on the liberal left and libertarian right? Maybe not.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US News, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, George Bush, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Opinion

OpenSecrets

Ante Up for the Party

Incoming House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, left, walks with incoming Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Eric Cantor, Representative Raul Labrador, Representative Marlin Stutzman, Representative Peter Roskam

National Journal

Republicans Prep Short-Term Funding to Keep Government Open Through Election Day

Perhaps it's wishful thinking to have believed otherwise, but it looks like the fiscal 2015 appropriations process is already dead.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Political Paddock: House Republican leader takes a swipe at Rand Paul in Paul's hometown

It's not accurate to say that incoming U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy took a shot at Rand Paul in the Kentucky senator's back yard.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Peter King, US House of Representatives, Prison

Reuters

Congressman raps Boeing, trade group support for Ex-Im bank

A Republican House committee chairman scolded Boeing Co and a large U.S. trade group on Monday for lobbying to keep the Export-Import Bank alive, saying their efforts amounted to petitioning for "special privilege."

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

Free Republic

A "Tone-Deaf" Obama Mocked By The [NY Times] For...

When it comes to mocking president Obama, there is no easier or more effective way than focusing on his vacation/golfing schedule.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Politico

Parallel paths: McCarthy and Scalise

Their parallel rise began in the late 1990s, when Kevin McCarthy, the national chairman of the Young Republicans, became good pals with Steve Scalise, a local leader in Louisiana.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Eric Cantor, Jeb Hensarling, John Boehner

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WHAS11

McCarthy makes pitch for GOP-run Senate

The new U.S. House majority leader says the congressional logjam would be broken if Republicans win control of the Senate.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Inside Bay Area

California bullet train: Interest from private investors revives shaky funding plan

Last week, demolition began in Fresno to clear the way for the first stretch of track.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, California, Fresno, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Breitbart.com

Top 5 Most Influential Californians in Congress

California is a huge state, and nowhere is that more evident than in the sheer size of its Congressional delegation of 53 members.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Edward Royce, Darrell Issa, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

National Journal

Is It Time to Declare the Death of Emergency Unemployment Insurance?

Democrats in Congress and a handful of Republican senators have strived over the last seven months to renew emergency unemployment benefits for the millions of American workers who have been living without a job for more than six months.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, John Boehner, Jack Reed, Democrat

Time

Jim DeMint: Bank Reveals Washington's 'Rot and Corruption'

Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference annual meeting in National Harbor, Md.

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Related Topix: Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, US News, Tea Party, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling

The Economist

The mid-terms: The royals of Capitol Hill

ACCORDING to those who inhabit it, the House of Representatives is the most demotic bit of the federal government.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican

Politico

Jerry Brown's Biggest Foe: McCARTHY - Cruz's next big fight - ...

JERRY BROWN'S BIGGEST FOE: KEVIN McCARTHY The NYT's Adam Nagourney reports from San Francisco: "Gov. Jerry Brown has a little-known Republican challenger campaigning against him across California, taunting him on issues from taxes to transit.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Jeb Hensarling, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Wed Jul 16, 2014

RedState

Democrats love them some crony capitalism

There is great story about the British cavalry officer who was so dumb that even the horses started to notice.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Barack Obama

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