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14 hrs ago | 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

22 hrs ago | 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

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Obama, GOP lawmakers have harsh words for Putin

Top American officials harshly criticized Russia on Friday for its continued support of pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine following the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Vladimir Putin, Prison, Republican, US House of Representatives, Peter King

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Obama, GOP lawmakers have harsh words for Putin

Top U.S. officials leveled harsh criticism against Russia for its continued support of pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine as U.S. intelligence concluded that they shot down the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Vladimir Putin, Republican, US House of Representatives

Denver Post

Milbank: Republicans' lawsuit against President Obama has little merit

Walter Dellinger, right, partner at O'Melveny & Meyers, greets ranking member Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., prior to a House Rules Committee hearing on July 16 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. The committee heard testimony on Speaker of the House John Boehner's lawsuit against President Obama's use of executive power and providing for the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pete Sessions, Michael Burgess, Virginia Foxx, Opinion

Washington Examiner

Battle cry of the South: Take over House GOP leadership

Once a month for the last six months, a group of House Republicans from the South has gathered for dinner at RT's Restaurant, an old-school Cajun joint across the river from Washington in Alexandria, Va.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Lynn Westmoreland

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

House voices full support for Israel in Hamas fight

The House of Representatives unanimously approved a non-binding resolution in support of Israel's right to defend itself against rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.

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Related Topix: Palestinian Territories, World News, Middle East, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, US Politics, Republican

Fox News

Drunk on power

George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley and former Acting U.S. Solicitor General Walter Dellinger engaged in an intense but friendly back-and-forth on Capitol Hill Wednesday.

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Related Topix: George Washington University, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat, Republican, Conservative Political News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Foreign Policy

Congress Deeply Skeptical of Funding for Syrian Rebels

The Obama administration's new plan to break the stalemate in Syria is running into bipartisan opposition in Congress, raising fresh doubts about whether military aid promised to the Syrian rebels will arrive anytime soon, if at all.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Marcy Kaptur, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio, Adam Schiff, Republican

The Washington Post

Milbank: Dana Milbank: 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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

News Max

Republicans Move to Slash Obama's $3.7 Billion Border Funding Request

Republicans will grant only part of the $3.7 billion President Barack Obama requested to address a surge of migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border, the House Appropriations chairman said.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Pete Sessions, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, John Boehner

Roll Call

An Earmark Revival? 'Suggestion' Earns Bipartisan Praise

Earmarks - money in authorization or appropriations bills that was targeted to benefit a specific congressional district or a particular project - were banned by the House in 2011.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative James Lankford, Bill Shuster, Michael Burgess

Sat Jul 12, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Latest Immigration Firestorm Touches Oklahoma

As hundreds of immigrant children stay at a temporary shelter at the Fort Sill Army Post near Lawton, some Oklahoma leaders say they are concerned a broad agreement on the nation's immigration policy won't be reached this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma, US Military, Fort Sill, OK, Fort Sill, US Army, Immigration Reform

Fri Jul 11, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Lawmakers react to children housed at Fort Sill

Oklahoma lawmakers are reacting strongly after media was allowed a limited tour of a facility for children who entered the country illegally.

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Related Topix: Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Fort Sill, OK

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Politicians weigh in on the illegal immigration debate

TO SEND THOSE KIDS BACK HOME. KIM PASSOTH IS HERE NOW. Reporter: DURING YESTERDAY DOORS TOWARD THE MEETING WAS TOLD THE MEDIA WOULD BE HOUSED FOR 120 DAYS.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Switched

House Backs Resolution Supporting Israel

Lawmakers endorsed the non-binding measure by a voice vote on Friday. It condemns Hamas for unprovoked rocket attacks on Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

Politico

Pay up: House GOP cash woes prompt dues crackdown

House Republicans, so worried that a swelling cash deficit will keep them from making big gains this November, have begun cracking down on dozens of lawmakers who haven't paid dues crucial to the party's campaign accounts.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, Bill Shuster, Bob Goodlatte

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Media gets limited tour of teen immigrant shelter

Teenage immigrants from Central America spent Thursday playing soccer and board games at a temporary shelter at Fort Sill, seemingly unaware they are at the center of the political firestorm over U.S. immigration .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Military, Fort Sill, US Army, Fort Sill, OK, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Bridenstine

The Jewish Journal

Congressmen introduce resolution backing Israel in Gaza conflict

A resolution in support of Israel's right to defend itself against rocket fire from Gaza was introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives.

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

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