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12 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

Day 2: House Republicans Come Back with Tougher Border Bill Proposals

A news story about the "shining" Scalise operation said it was savvy enough to go over the heads of lawmakers who "can't be convinced."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher, Representative Jeff Denham, Joe Barton

17 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

2016 contenders are lining up behind sentencing reform --- except this one Tea Partier

A year ago, that would have been perfectly normal for a Republican senator and rumored presidential contender.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mike Lee, Eric Cantor, Paul Ryan

Thu Jul 31, 2014

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 John Fleming, Ed Whitfield, Mike Rogers

Cybercast News Service

Rep. Labrador: Obama Is the 'Worst President That We Have Had'CNS

Rep. Raul Labrador called President Barack Obama the "worst President that we have had" during a panel discussion at the Young Americans for Liberty's "Ronald Reagan said that he was a libertarian.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Walter Jones, Representative Justin Amash, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Representative Thomas Massie

Free Republic

Why Ted Cruz Matters in the House of Representatives: Cruz finds more traction in House than Senate

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has a challenger vying to lead the House - and he's coming from the opposite side of the Capitol Building.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Representative Kevin McCarthy

The Spokesman-Review

Popkey Will Pull Down $84K/Year

Idaho Statesman veteran political reporter and columnist Dan Popkey will make about $7,000 per month - or $84,000 per year - when he begins his new position as U.S. Representative Raul Labrador's press secretary, Labrador's deputy chief of staff Doug Taylor confirmed Wednesday.

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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Washington Examiner

House GOP still short of votes on border bill

House Republicans on Wednesday were still short of the 218 GOP votes they need to guarantee passage of their $659 billion border package.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Pete Sessions, Representative Rob Woodall

Washington Times

a Establishmenta tries to oust tea partyer Justin Amash in Michigan

The Aug. 5 vote in Michigan's 3rd Congressional District pits a hard-line Libertarian and tea party darling against a mainline party foot soldier, but with the roles reversed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Eric Cantor, Guantanamo Bay

The Spokesman-Review

Barry Peterson isn't Idaho GOP chairman, court rules - Wed, 30 Jul 2014 PST

A judge rejected a bid Tuesday from embattled former Idaho GOP Chairman Barry Peterson to hold onto his leadership position within the state's dominant political party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Twin Falls, ID

The Daily Caller

The New Conservative Message On Why To Oppose Impeachment?

What if you are a conservative politician who thinks impeaching the president is a bad idea politically, but who has a conservative constituency who thinks you should do everything you can to stop President Barack Obama, including pursuing impeachment? How about warn of the grave consequence of impeaching and ultimately removing Obama from office: ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Conservative Political News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Fort Boise: Idaho's Loss, Raul's Gain

And probably needless to say, Popkey's resignation from the Statesman is effective immediately, which is a shame, because we could use his skill at political analysis to help us sort this out.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Embattled Idaho GOP chairman contends he's facing 'hostile...

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - Embattled Idaho GOP Chairman Barry Peterson says the Idaho Republican Party is faced with "two rogue members engaged in a hostile takeover," who want to "usurp" his authority as party chairman.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Idaho, Hank Azaria

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

FDL Exclusive: DOJ Says Smarter Sentencing Act Would Save Taxpayers $24 Billion

Previous estimates said the SSA would save taxpayers $3 billion over 10 years but the new memo more than doubles that at $7.4 billion The Department of Justice has responded to a Freedom of Information Act request from FDL News for documents estimating the costs that the federal government will not have to incur if the Smarter Sentencing Act of ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, ACLU, US Politics, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Democrat, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, US House of Representatives, Drugs

Bloomberg

House Republicans Offer Less Than $1 Billion for Border

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: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Representative Kristi Noem, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mick Mulvaney

Thu Jul 24, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

Compassionate Conservatism Gets A Reboot

The ex-VP candidate has been touring the country has he formulates an anti-poverty plan Republicans can get behind.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Eric Cantor, Representative Marlin Stutzman, Representative Peter Roskam

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Deposed Cantor Gave Most To Raul

A look through 1st District GOP Congressman Raul Labrador's latest campaign finance report turns up an a bit of irony: Labrador's biggest donation - $5,000 for the reporting period and $10,000 for the election cycle to date came from the Every Republican is Crucial PAC ERIC-PAC, the PAC operated by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

GOP Incumbents Have Huge $$$ Edge

Former Idaho Democratic Congressman Richard Stallings reports raising just over 1 percent of the campaign war chest accumulated by eight-term incumbent 2nd District Republican Rep. Mike Simpson.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Jim Risch

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Voice of America

US Lawmakers Clash Over the Fate of Children Crossing the Border

U.S. lawmakers are clashing over whether Congress needs to make changes to a law signed in 2008 to protect child victims of sex-trafficking.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, US Senate, John Cornyn

US News & World Report

Conservatives Recognize Danger of Impeaching Obama

Even some of the ideological puritans in the House of Representatives usually aligned with the far-right fringe of the party want to stop talking about impeachment altogether.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Duncan, Joe Barton, John Boehner

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