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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Why both parties are so worked up about impeachment

But for several years , Republicans have been indulging and even encouraging that fantasy on the part of the more extreme edges of their base.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Governors, Sarah Palin, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Physics, Science, Newt Gingrich

5 hrs ago | WorthyNews

Border Bill Expected to Pass House on Thursday

House Republican leaders expressed confidence Monday that they would round up the votes to pass a border bill before Congress adjourns for its August recess at week's end, the Washington Examiner reported.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Senator Ted Cruz

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

House Democrats have raised $7.6M online since GOP announced plans to sue Obama

Rep. Steve Israel, head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, says Republicans are hurting themselves by threatening lawsuits and impeachment.

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

9 hrs ago | Roll Call

Obama Lawsuit, Impeachment Threats Raise Cash for House Democrats

House Republican threats of suing or impeaching President Barack Obama have unleashed a flood of donations to House Democrats, their campaign chief told reporters Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Greg Walden, Darrell Issa, Barack Obama

11 hrs ago | FishBowl

Highlights from 7.27.14 Sunday Shows

Hillary Clinton on CNN's " Fareed Zakaria GPS " answering what Vladimir Putin is 'like as a man' : "Well, he's very tough.

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15 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Obama going to dinner as clock ticks toward recess

President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time remaining for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Life, Veteran Affairs, Republican, US House of Representatives

16 hrs ago | Fox News

VA fix, border Band-Aid put pressure on Congress

In this Thursday, July 24, 2014 photo, U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehend men who crossed the Rio Grande River from Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico in Anzalduas Park in McAllen, Texas.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Jeff Miller, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Life, Veteran Affairs

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Free Republic

Scalise: No Funding Cutoff Even If Obama Defers More Deportations

What will congressional Republicans do if President Obama takes executive action to defer deportation for millions more illegal aliens? "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace asked Rep. Steve Scalise that question on Sunday.

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

The Raw Story

Glenn Beck: Obama is fueling impeachment talk because 'the Black thing is over'

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck accused President Barack Obama on Monday of fueling talks of his own impeachment in order to better position himself on, among other things, the country's immigration issues, Right Wing Watch reported.

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Related Topix: Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louie Gohmert

Media Matters for America

Conservatives Blame Democrats For Conservative Impeachment Threats

Right-wing media and Republicans are blaming Democrats and President Obama for allegedly " ginning up " the issue of impeachment for political benefit, but that Pandora's Box was opened by conservatives themselves, who have been demanding impeachment since Obama first took office.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Journalism, Matt Drudge, Steve King

NewsBusters.org

MSNBC's Tamron Hall Pushes Obama Impeachment Narrative

On the July 28 edition of NewsNation , anchor Tamron Hall did her part to push the alarmist liberal narrative about how radical Republicans are itching to impeach President Obama.

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

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, Peter King

MarketWatch

Hillary Clinton won't back away from Wall Street

She won't back down: Hillary Clinton this week speaks to an Ameriprise Financial conference in Boston, the Hill reports, in her latest address to a financial firm and the latest to raise eyebrows among liberals.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner

National Journal

Many Hurdles in the Race to Recess

Congress will try to deal with the border crisis, VA reform, and a host of other issues before adjourning for the summer on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Jeff Miller

Sun Jul 27, 2014

National Journal

House GOP Leaders Prepare to Swap Titles - and Office Space

With no fanfare-well, maybe a little fanfare-House Republicans by the end of this week will officially have a brand new majority leader, a new majority whip, and just 12 scheduled legislative days remaining before it's time to pick yet another new slate of leaders.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Patrick McHenry

ThinkProgress

Top House Republican Won't Rule Out Impeaching Obama

The newly elected House Majority Whip, Rep. Steve Scalise , refused to rule out impeaching President Obama on Sunday, telling Fox News that the president has acted unilaterally and illegally, exceeding his constitutional authority.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Liberal Political News

The Washington Post

House majority whip: No promise of delaying recess for immigration deal

The House majority whip on Sunday sidestepped questions about whether House Republicans would be willing to postpone Congress's August recess if no immigration deal is reached this week to deal with the surge of unaccompanied migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Windsor Beacon

Cornyn, Cuellar tout border bill amid uncertainty

Two members of Congress pitched their solution to the border crisis Sunday, but House Republican leadership refused to say whether Congress would delay its August recess if none of the competing proposals for dealing with thousands of Central American children are passed this week.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, John Cornyn, Henry Cuellar, Democrat

Politico

Scalise quiet on delaying recess

House Majority Whip-elect Steve Scalise on Sunday wouldn't say whether Congress would delay its August recess if lawmakers fail to pass a bill addressing the crisis on the border this week.

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Crooks and Liars

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

I admit, my song choice really has nothing to do with who's on this morning shows.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, US Senate, John Cornyn, Henry Cuellar, Democrat, Tom Cole, Liberal Political News

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