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6 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

Column: An upending of reason in the House

WASHINGTON >> After conservatives brought down House Speaker John Boehner's bill to address the border crisis, the new House Republican leadership team issued a joint statement declaring that President Obama should fix the problem himself.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Virginia Foxx, Immigration Reform, Eric Cantor, Representative Kevin McCarthy

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

11 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Did you hear the stories about Common Core turning kids gay or the abortionplex? Fake news fools pols

The Tea Party of Louisiana , which posted a story on its website about Common Core turning students gay, isn't the first -- and probably won't be the last -- to promote fake news stories to advance its cause.

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Related Topix: Representative John Fleming, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pop/Rock, Family, Fake?, Kids, Louisiana, Abortion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Majority Whip Steve Scalise addresses 'State of Congress': Chamber Connection

One of the most important objectives of our Chamber is to serve as the "Voice of Business," dedicating resources not only to promoting and supporting business development, but also to representing our business community at local, state and federal levels.

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

NOLA.com

Steve Scalise sees fundraising boost since becoming majority whip, New York Times reports

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, has raised more than $250,000 from new donors since taking his new position as House GOP whip.

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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Accuracy In Academia

Small (r)epublicans' Ruling Class

For years, we've read a lot of stories about "anti-establishment" Republicans "attacking" their "mainstream" opponents.

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

Ocean Pines Independent

Harris hopes to lead conservative group

Harris hopes to lead conservative group "This potentially puts you at the table, or at least... gives the illusion of being in power..." Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/08/17/andy-harris-prospects/14166209/ Rep. Andy Harris hopes to lead the Republican Study Committee, a large ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mark Souder, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Andy Harris, Representative Mick Mulvaney, Katherine Harris

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Advocate

Washington Watch: Scalise now playing in center court

If House Republicans were looking for a majority whip who could stay persistently on message and doggedly deflect questions from pesky interviewers, they may well have found their man in U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, of Jefferson.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, New Orleans, LA, Scott Walker, US Governors

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Roll Call

Steve Scalise, Loretta Sanchez Keep #IceBucketChallenge in the Family

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana has taken one for the leadership team, completing the charitable #IceBucketChallenge thrust upon him by Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., without redirecting the temporary discomfort further up the chain of command.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Loretta Sanchez, Democrat, Republican, Representative Renee Ellmers, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Dana Rohrabacher, Darrell Issa

Wed Aug 13, 2014

NewsBusters.org

NY Times: 'Right-Wing' 'Hard Liner' Tea Party...

New York Times congressional correspondent Jonathan Weisman continued his label-happy party-pooping of Republican prospects in Wednesday's " On Immigration, G.O.P. Starts to Embrace Tea Party ."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Tea Party

Noozhawk

Jim Hightower: What's Wrong With the GOP's 'Hell no' Faction

On vacation that is. And, to be fair, maybe Congress needs a vacation. All the stress of not passing laws and constantly thwarting any attempt by President Obama to fix America's problems seems to be straining their sanity.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Jack Kingston, Representative Randy Weber

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Advocate

5th District fundraising sluggish

The following Monday, a security video showed the traditional family values Christian planting a lingering kiss in the dark on one of his aides.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Swartz, LA, Monroe, LA

Daily Kos

The question isn't whether Republicans will try to impeach Obama, but who could stop them

Laying odds on whether Republicans will or won't attempt to once again impeach a Democratic president because reasons hinges on which part of the party you think is in charge.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Walter Jones

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Fetch Your News

Cronyism on Clear View... Shameful

The political E rightE1 4, i.e.: conservative Libertarians, grass root tea party conservative voters, conservative PACE1 4s, and card carrying conservative Republicans, many of whom are on the edge of abandoning the GOP as a viable political party, are in a state of near fury over what is happening within the existing ranks of the National ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jack Kingston, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Harry Reid, Democrat

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Congressman Steve Scalise touts Medicare Advantage program at St. Tammany fitness center

House Republican Whip Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, discusses the Medicare Advantage program during a round table meeting Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at a fitness center near Covington.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Covington, LA

Boulder Weekly

Whoa s pushing to impeach President Obama?

Perhaps you thought that, surely, partisan posturing by far-right congress critters couldn't get any nuttier.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Jack Kingston, Steve King, Representative Randy Weber

The Washington Post

Read in: Shark Week Edition

Russia has banned importing food and agricultural products from Europe and the United States, including beef, pork, fruit, vegetables and dairy products , a response to sanctions from Western countries that have targeted gas and oil industries.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Publishing, Media, New Times, Liberia, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, World News, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain

RedState

Lobbyist for AT&T and Sony Corp Helps Pick Steve Scalise's Staff

As more and more Americans wise up to the fact that Wall Street values and Main Street values are not necessarily the same, the House Republican leadership's new team is firmly planting its flag with big business against individuals and Main Street.

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

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Switched

Huffpost Hill - Stephen Fincher, Dressed In His Finest 'Life Is Good' ...

The notoriously out-of-touch GOP circulated a press release praising Uber, a significant improvement from their last one, "Nickelodeons: Wholesome Fun For Our Restless Striplings."

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sam Brownback, US Senate, US Governors

The Hill

GOP: Shooting shows folly of Afghan pullout

Republican lawmakers say the killing of an Army general in Afghanistan this week should be a warning to President Obama not to pull out forces there too quickly.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Representative Adam Kinzinger, US Politics, Lee Terry, Howard McKeon, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Breitbart.com

Majority Whip Steve Scalise Seeks Help From Anti-Tea Party Lobbyist

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has been seeking help from a federal lobbyist while putting together his new staff, according to a Politico report.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tea Party, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Paul Ryan

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