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9 hrs ago | Washington Post

Tea-party opposition puts fate of House Republican border bill up in the air

The fate of a Republican proposal to address a brewing immigration crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border was cast into doubt Wednesday after a tea-party senator lobbied against it to House members.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Louie Gohmert, John Boehner

9 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

3 reasons John Boehner opted to sue Obama rather than impeach

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio strides to the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, as lawmakers prepared to move on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, Paul Ryan, George Bush

15 hrs ago | Samoa News

Senator: 20 or 21 women in Secret...

At least 20 foreign women and as many Secret Service and military personnel met at a hotel in Colombia in an incident involving prostitution, and lawmakers are seeking information about any possible threat to the U.S. or to President Barack Obama who arrived for a conference soon after, congressional officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Susan Collins, US Senate

20 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Pope Francis sounds too much like Obama to be honored by Congress, Republican says

A bipartisan congressional resolution that would honor Pope Francis before his potential appearance in Philadelphia next year may not be acted upon because of Republican worries that the pontiff is perceived as being "too liberal," The Hill reports .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pope Benedict XVI, John Larson, Democrat

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Hill

Will Speaker move bill on the pope?

With time running out on the Capitol Hill calendar, the lawmakers who crafted the bipartisan measure are getting impatient with Speaker John Boehner .

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Larson, Democrat, Steve Israel

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Lawmakers: Obama still a community organizer and still not a leader

Gov. Rick Perry testified at a U.S. House Homeland Security Committee hearing in South Texas that in addition to the humanitarian crisis created by a flood of unaccompanied child immigrants, there is a crisis involving border security.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Atlantic

Whiteness Is Still a Proxy for Being American

Anyone can make a fool of himself. So it's tempting to dismiss last Thursday's mega-gaffe by Florida Representative Curt Clawson as indicative of nothing more than the fallibility of the human brain.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hillary Clinton, Newt Gingrich

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Global peril from returning Syrian fighters shown in Norway alert

Norwegian authorities said they've uncovered information pointing to a potential terror attack in the country within days by individuals linked to the conflict in Syria.

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Related Topix: Norway, Europe, World News, Terrorism, Aspen, CO, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Newsday

King: Terrorism insurance act renewal stalls in House, worrying NY businesses

The reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act won't be brought up in the U.S. House until September at the earliest, creating a new worry for New York businesses, said Rep. Peter King .

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

BroadwayWorld.com

CBS News' Face the Nation Takes Adults 25-54 on Sunday

Face The Nation posted a 2.0/06 with 2.84m viewers and 0.7/03 in adults 25-54, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for July 20. Face The Nation tied for first in adults 25-54 among the Sunday morning public affairs programs.

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Related Topix: Face the Nation, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Crain's New York Business

CEOs push terrorism insurance to Congress

More than 100 New York City CEOs are calling on House Republicans in Congress to swiftly reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act , which provides a federal backstop for insurance coverage in the event of catastrophic losses from terrorist attacks.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat

Roll Call

Kerry Arrives at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport Despite FAA Ban on U.S. Flights

A flight carrying Secretary of State John Kerry landed Wednesday at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport to negotiate a cease-fire agreement to halt fighting between Hamas and Israel in which more than 600 people have been killed.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Observer

Reed fails to make the grade

Tom Reed II is the Congressman for New York's 23rd congressional district. The district includes not only Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties, but also a number of other counties, including the Corning and Ithaca areas.

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Related Topix: Representative Tom Reed, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Chris Collins, Immigration Reform, Telecom, Corning, Electronics

News Max

Peter King: 'Disappointed' That White House 'Undermining Israel'

Rep. Peter King says he is "disappointed" that the White House appears to be "undermining Israel" in the current conflict with Hamas in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Daily Kos

Continue Reading

Last night, Jon Stewart ripped into how the GOP is attacking Obama for his response to Russia over the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 by invoking a mythical version of Ronald Reagan .

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives

Daily Kos

Jon Stewart exposes GOP lies about Reagan's response to downed airliner

Last night, Jon Stewart ripped into how the GOP is attacking Obama for his response to Russia over the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 by invoking a mythical version of Ronald Reagan .

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

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, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Prison

UPI

Dianne Feinstein to Putin: 'Man up' about Malaysia Flight 17 crash

Rep. Peter King , R-N.Y., and Sen. Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., said Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin needs to take responsibility for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. "I think Secretary Kerry laid out the case against Russia -- there can be no reasonable doubt now that Russia was involved, Putin was involved," said King on ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat, Vladimir Putin

News Max

Rep. Peter King: Look Beyond Crash Probe, Sanction Russia

The United States has been lured into a time-wasting game with Russia by placing too much importance on the probe into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Rep. Peter King said Monday on Newsmax TV.

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

Roll Call

Muslim on Capitol Hill: Staffers Look to Rebuild

As rain pelted the capital, more than 200 Muslim Americans gathered in the Cannon House Office Building to break their daily fast.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US Senate, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Gregory Meeks, Bill Pascrell, Republican

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