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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

In the Loop: Clock is ticking on nominees

We're now into serious nail-biting time for about 150 nominees to see whether they'll be confirmed by the Senate before the lawmakers slither out of town for a five-week recess.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell

7 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Boehner Promises No Amnesty Bill This Year

Speaker of the House John Boehner promised July 29 that the House would reject the renewed effort by Democrats and businesses to pass their so-called "comprehensive immigration reform" bill, which includes an amnesty and increased inflow of immigrants and guest-workers.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Eric Cantor, US Senate, Democrat

8 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Sen. Heller's views on gun background checks are more complex than you think

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., second from left, accompanied by fellow Senate Republicans, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where they discussed benefits to long-term jobless workers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Rob Portman

9 hrs ago | Switched

Harry Reid Says He Has The FCC's Back On Net Neutrality

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, June 24. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he'll defend the Federal Communications Commission against congressional Republicans if it decides to support net neutrality with new regulations requiring Internet providers to treat all data equally.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

This April 14, 2014 file photo shows a section of the I-75 Phase II modernization project under way in Dayton, Ohio.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, Senator Tom Carper

9 hrs ago | The Republic

Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

The Senate on Tuesday voted to change the funding and timing of a House bill to keep federal highway funds flowing to states in an effort to force Congress to come to grips with chronic funding problems that have plagued transportation programs in recent years.

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Related Topix: US News, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US Senate, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Corker

12 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

This July 22, 2014 file photo shows Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert McDonald testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp

12 hrs ago | The Hill

Clinton: Redskins name is 'insensitive'

"I think it is insensitive, and I think that there is no reason for it to continue as a name of a team in our nation's capital," she said in an interview with Fusion.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

12 hrs ago | CBS News

Bob McDonald confirmed as new VA secretary

Robert McDonald speaks next to Vice President Joe Biden and President Obama during his nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs on June 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The Senate on Tuesday voted 97-0 to confirm Bob McDonald, the former chief executive of Procter & Gamble and a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, to serve ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, United States Military Academy, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Democrat

13 hrs ago | National Review Online

Kiss of Death? Harry Reid Plans to Add Gang of Eight to - Meaningless' House Border Bill

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced his plan to add the 'Gang of Eight' comprehensive immigration legislation to any border crisis package that House Republicans might pass, a revelation so likely to diminish conservative support for the bill that it suggests he's trying to spike the House package.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Senator Marco Rubio

13 hrs ago | Switched

Mississippi Abortion Clinic Law Struck Down By Appeals Court Panel

A federal appeals court panel has ruled that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Abortion, US Supreme Court, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Democrat

18 hrs ago | News Max

Chamber of Commerce Endorsement May Be Key for Landrieu, Dems

A U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorsement of Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu might not only tip a tight race with GOP challenger Rep. Bill Cassidy in her favor, but could also help save Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's job.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bill Cassidy, Jack Kingston

22 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

As Congress debates VA reform, Rep. Dina Titus spends long nights in committee hearings

Allegations of shoddy treatment and subsequent cover-ups at veterans hospitals in Phoenix and beyond captivated Congress for a week or two this summer before fading from public interest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dina Titus, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Recreational Vehicle, Marathon, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller

Yesterday | News9 Oklahoma City

Senate to vote on highway money as deadline looms

Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that wounded the suspect, two federal marshals and a police officer.

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Related Topix: Urban Institute, Technical Services, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Townhall

The Next Front in the Battle over Obamacare

You may be seeing a concerted attempt by liberals and their media allies to convince you that Obamacare is 1) succeeding; 2) losing political impact for the midterms; and 3) being emphasized less frequently by Republicans on the campaign trail.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Media, Television, FOX News Network, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Price, Greg Walden, Opinion

Washington Times

Inside the Beltway: Republican posse rides out to fire Harry Reid

When Republicans talk about "43" on Tuesday, they won't be referring to George W. Bush .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Johnson, Representative Rodney Davis, Marsha Blackburn, US Senate, Democrat

Washington Examiner

How Harry Reid hopes to save funding for Israel from August gridlock

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid , D-Nev., on Monday moved to ensure Israel receives crucial military aid, decoupling $225 million funding for the Iron Dome missile defense system from a controversial border bill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat

Transport Topics

Wyden: House Trust Fund Fix 'Goes Too Far' on Pension Smoothing

The chairman of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee on July 28 criticized the primary source of funding for a House bill that would shore up the Highway Trust Fund, a day before the Senate is expected to vote on the legislation.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Retirement

The Hill

John Feehery: Republican Rubik's Cube

Putting together a governing political coalition is like figuring out a Rubik's Cube: To win, you have to get all the pieces to fit together.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Tom DeLay, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul, Democrat, Opinion

Free Republic

Obama Administration Turns to “Hand-Packed” Court

When it comes to defending Obamacare subsidies, the Justice Department appears none too eager to take its case to the Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

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