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17 hrs ago | Insight News

Book Review: 'Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black'

"From his humble beginnings in Sumter, South Carolina to his prominence on the Washington, D.C. political scene as the third highest-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives, U.S. Congressman James E. Clyburn has led an extraordinary life.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, James Clyburn, Democrat, Sumter, SC, Nancy Pelosi

Wed Jul 23, 2014

CNN

Top Democrat predicts a " again a " his party can win back the House

Defying virtually all political analysis, the No. 2 House Democrat said his party has "a good shot" at winning enough seats in November to regain control of the House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Steve Israel

The Hill

Dems reject border 'ultimatums'

House Democratic leaders warned Wednesday that softening a 2008 immigration law to expedite deportations of children would sink any effort to provide emergency funding at the southern border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Xavier Becerra, Democrat, Family, Kids

OpEdNews

The Mixed Messages of Nancy Pelosi

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi opposed ending bulk collection of telephone records by the NSA in 2013, and in 2014 tells President Obama that no Congressional approval is needed in order to take action in Iraq.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, George Bush, James Clyburn, Barbara Lee

Roll Call

New Democrats Make a Push

When Rep. Ellen Tauscher travels to Wall Street today to discuss overhauling financial regulations with industry titans, it will be something of a homecoming.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Ellen Tauscher, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, Representative Bill Foster, Melissa Bean

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Roll Call

Boehner on Obamacare: 'It Cannot Be Fixed'

On the same day a federal appeals court upheld an IRS subsidy for Obamacare, GOP lawmakers seized on the opportunity of a conflicting ruling - Halbig v.

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Related Topix: Tax, Healthcare Law, Law, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Politics, Fred Upton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Hill

Hoyer: Court ignores Congress's intent

A federal court ignored congressional intent in ruling this week that insurance subsidies under President Obama's healthcare law don't apply to federal exchanges, Rep. Steny Hoyer said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Roll Call

The Border Supplemental and 'the Height of Irresponsibility'

Hoyer said there should be no debate over caring for the migrant children detained on the Texas border.

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

The Hill

Lewis mug shot helps win him social media competition

Rep. John Lewis gained the biggest online presence of any House Democrat during Minority Whip Steny Hoyer's "Online All-star Competition."

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Related Topix: John Lewis, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Joaquin Castro, Nancy Pelosi, Startups, Facebook, Twitter

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Mother Jones

The Last Hope for Extending Long-Term Unemployment Insurance May Have Just Gone Poof

It's been seven months since Congress let long-term unemployment insurance benefits lapse, but last week only brought more bad news for the job seekers hoping that House Republicans might relent and allow a vote on extending benefits .

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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, Rosa DeLauro, Democrat

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Samoa News

Eni represents Pac Islanders for...

Congressman Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin with APA community leaders Sefa Aina from Los Angeles, Congressman Eni, James Letoa of Sacramento, and Hugo Stanley from Oakley,CA.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Immigration Reform, us Travel, Travel, Al Green

Fri Jul 18, 2014

NACD

Democrats Rally Against Tax Deals With Eye on Elections

This week, Business Week reports, Treasury Department Secretary Jacob J. Lew and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid became the latest Washington power players to press for a crackdown against corporate inversions.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Washington Times

PRUDEN: The president finds his legacy in border invasion

That noisy flutter above the rooftops is the sound of chickens coming home, trying to find a place on the crowded Democratic roost.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, John Lewis, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, Illegal Immigration

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bloomberg

House Backs $11 Billion Plan for Highway Construction

The U.S. House approved an $11 billion plan to replenish the federal fund for highway and mass-transit projects through May 2015.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat

WebCPA

IRS Budget Sliced 13% as U.S. House Constrains Tax Agency

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to cut the Internal Revenue Service's budget by $1.14 billion in another blow to the tax agency.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Representative Paul Gosar, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Huizenga, Democrat

The Hill

House Dems pitch 'first 100 days'

House Democrats made a populist pitch for retaking the majority on Wednesday, detailing a 100-day legislative agenda aimed squarely at the middle class.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Xavier Becerra, Democrat, Steve Israel

Washington Post

On Capitol Hill, a brief simulation of what poor Americans go through each day

U.S. Rep. Daniel Kildee had just finished voting on highway construction funding before he was rushed to a meeting room and thrust into the anxiety-ridden world of Ann and Albert.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Christopher Gibson, Representative Paul Tonko, Democrat

Roll Call

Mayoral Candidates Would Vary Approach to Hill on Home Rule

A day after Rep. Andy Harris declared he was targeting with an appropriations rider a locally passed law that would make possession of small amounts of marijuana in the District of Columbia punishable by only a $25 ticket, Mayor Vincent Gray publicly denounced the congressman.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marijuana, Columbia, SC, Democrat, Vincent Gray, US Governors

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Roll Call

Hoyer Predicts Easy Passage of 'Gimmicky' Highway Bill

House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland predicted Democrats will overwhelmingly support a short-term highway trust fund bill on Tuesday, even though they would prefer a long-term fix with more solid pay-fors.

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

The Hill

Parties clash over border bill

Republicans and Democrats in the House are clashing over whether changes to a 2008 human trafficking law should be included in emergency legislation for the border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Henry Cuellar, Xavier Becerra

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