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7 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Outcome unclear on state housing immigrants

Emotions continue to run high over Gov. Deval Patrick's offer to temporarily house children who illegally crossed the border into the U.S., but Massachusetts is no closer to an answer from the Obama administration on whether the federal government plans to take the state up on its offer.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Massachusetts, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 29, 2014

SFGate

House GOP plans vote on stripped-down immigration bill

Mayeli Hernandez, 12, wipes away tears as she tells her story of escaping her home country of Honduras last year during a hearing before the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illegal Immigration

Government Executive

House Republicans Unveil Their Border Bill

"I actually sense a lot of unanimity around this, and, again, people feel like it's been done thoughtfully in response to a crisis," Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., As the clock ticks toward the August recess, House Republicans unveiled a $659 million border crisis emergency package they hope will pass their chamber this week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Representative John Fleming, Representative Mo Brooks, Representative Tim Walberg

Cybercast News Service

Lawmakers try to seal $225M aid package for Israel

Democratic and Republican members of Congress scrambled Tuesday to seal a $225 million boost to Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system before they break this week for a month-long recess.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Senator Marco Rubio, US House of Representatives

Bradenton.com

House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

The bill will cost $659 million through the end of this fiscal year, far smaller than the $3.7 billion requested by President Barack Obama and a sharp reduction from the $1.5 billion initially proposed by the House spending committee.

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

Ledger-Enquirer.com

House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border

The bill will cost $659 million through the end of this fiscal year, far smaller than the $3.7 billion requested by President Barack Obama and a sharp reduction from the $1.5 billion initially proposed by the House spending committee.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Jerusalem Post

US politicians blast Hamas at New York rally

"We will not take the United Nations seriously unless they take Hamas war crimes seriously," Steve Israel tells rally in support of Israel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, Eliot Engel, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Republican

American Reporter

DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- According to all the climatologists, the Earth...

May 30, 2013 ecology 806/$8.06 On Native Ground AS THE PLANET HEATS UP, IT'S TIME TO ASK AMERICANS TO SACRIFICE MOORE, Okla., May 20, 2013 9pm ET -- A devastating tornado said to be two and a quarter miles wide struck the city of Moore, Okla., just south of Oklahoma City, and destroyed thousands of homes and killed at least 24 people, including ... (more)

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Related Topix: Moore, OK, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mary Fallin, Oklahoma City, OK

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Hill

GOP wants to show it can govern

House Republicans want to use their final week in Washington before the August recess to send a signal that they are ready to govern.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Latham, Representative Adam Kinzinger, Kay Granger, Representative Jeff Denham

The Hill

A more compassionate GOP?

The Republican Party's biggest names are seeking ways to broaden out the GOP base, as they seek to learn from their mistakes in the 2012 election.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mick Mulvaney, Representative Mo Brooks, Representative Marlin Stutzman, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Fire Dog Lake

Sunday Talking Heads: July 27, 2014

ABC'S THIS WEEK: "Crisis in the Middle East." Then, "Border Crisis" with Sen. John Cornyn and Rep. Henry Cuellar .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mike Rogers, Prison

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Kos

Sunday Talk: The daddy party

Meet The Press : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ; Chris Gunness ; Rep. Paul Ryan ; Sen. Charles Schumer ; Sen. Ted Cruz ; : Democratic Strategist Donna Brazile , Rep. Tom Cole , S.E. Cupp and Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich Fox News Sunday : Rep. Steve Scalise ; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ; PLO Executive Committee ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Israel, World News, Middle East, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Ted Cruz, Representative Steve Scalise

NJ.com

As Social Security ages, let's give it some help: Opinion

Social Security is now 79 years old and has not aged as expected. When Social Security issued its first check in 1940, there were 160 workers for every retiree.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Retirement, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

ABC News

Sunday on a This Weeka : Crisis in the Middle East

Plus, Sen. John Cornyn , R-Texas, and Rep. Henry Cuellar , D-Texas - two key players in the last-ditch efforts to address the border crisis - come to "This Week" Sunday.

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

ABC News

Containing The Crisis

MEETING OF THE MINDS: President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will meet today with President Molina of Guatemala, President Hernandez of Honduras, and President Ceren of El Salvador to discuss the influx of migrant children from their countries to the U.S. This is the first such meeting since 1998, ABC's ARLETTE SAENZ notes.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Recreational Vehicle, Hallmark, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Times

Lawsuit with little merit, Scout's honor

Rep. Pete Sessions, the House Rules Committee chairman who led last Wednesday's hearing on Republicans' plans to sue President Obama, presented the legal credentials that have put him in this position of responsibility.

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Related Topix: Pete Sessions, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Virginia Foxx, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Washington Post

House Republicans unveil plan to deal with border crisis

A House Republican plan to address to the influx of illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border would cost considerably less than President Obama has requested but could get upended by the political forces that long have divided GOP lawmakers.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Steve King, Harold Rogers

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma lawmakers reiterate opposition to Fort Sill as shelter for minors

WASHINGTON _ Members of Oklahoma's congressional delegation said Monday they don't want Fort Sill, the U.S. Army artillery post near Lawton, used to house unaccompanied alien children past the October deadline.

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Related Topix: Fort Sill, US Military, US Army, Fort Sill, OK, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Bridenstine, US Politics, Senator Jim Inhofe, US Senate, Oklahoma

Sentinel & Enterprise

Dana Milbank: Lawsuit with little merit

Rep. Pete Sessions, the House Rules Committee chairman who led Wednesday's hearing on Republicans' plans to sue President Obama, presented the legal credentials that have put him in this position of responsibility.

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Related Topix: Pete Sessions, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Virginia Foxx, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

West Hawaii Today

A lawsuit with little merit

Rep. Pete Sessions, the House Rules Committee chairman who led Wednesday's hearing on Republicans' plans to sue President Obama, presented the legal credentials that have put him in this position of responsibility.

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Related Topix: Pete Sessions, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Virginia Foxx, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Opinion

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