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  1. Monsters' Ball on Capitol Hill: A Tale of Congress, Tsunamis, and CircusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Daily Kos

    I've never thought of myself as much of a performer, but this week I responded to an invitation to take part in a circus. While the clowns did their routine in formal business attire and the "big top" was an imposing construction of marble, granite, concrete, and steel, I can still only describe the spectacle I participated in as a circus ... a sad and pitiful circus, controlled and manipulated by fundamentalist Christian monsters , which calls itself the Military Personnel Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee in the United States Congress.

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  2. Steve King Believes What He Wants To Believe, DammitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Crooks and Liars

    The House Appropriations Committee has informed the Party of No they can't cut immigration funding because the agency is self-funded. Teabagger Steve King throws a hissy fit.

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  3. David Vitter praises EPA -- that's not a typo -- and John Fleming bemoans loss of Energy Committee influence: On the HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | NOLA.com

    Sen. Mary Landrieu , D-La, will lose her Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee chairmanship, even if she pulls off an upset in the Dec. 6 Senate runoff election, because the GOP is taking over the majority. She's be the panel's ranking minority member.

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  4. Letter from Obama, Louisiana voter fraud, Immigration reform, Landrieu's riceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | BayouBuzz.com

    Our inbox today is inundated with emails trying to belittle the competition or put their sides in the best light. For some reason, the Louisiana GOP is amassing a campaign against voter fraud.

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  5. House passes Steve Scalise bill to expedite permitting process, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Times-Picayune

    The House voted 238-172 Thursday to approve Rep. Steve Scalis e's bill that would expedite the permitting process for new projects. Among other things, the legislation requires the Environmental Protection Agency to provide guidance on how to comply with new or revised air quality standards and calls on the EPA to make public the number of Clean Air Act New Source Review pre-construction permits issued and the timeliness of the process.

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  6. Duck Stamp prices likely to rise soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Wisconsin's Democratic 3rd District Congressman Ron Kind and Louisiana Republican John Fleming have advanced a bill that will raise the price of a duck stamp. Kind says the sale and distribution of federal duck stamps help fund the conservation of waterfowl habitat across the country.

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  7. U.S. House approves duck stamp price increase, Senate yet to debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Alabama Live

    This pair of ruddy ducks graces the 2014 duck stamp. The U.S. House passed a bill Monday that would increase the cost of the stamps from $15 to $25.

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  8. Some in House reject GOP warning against shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Republican Party leaders and some rank-and-file GOP lawmakers are clashing over whether to rule out another government shutdown. GOP leaders coming off successful midterm elections say two things are clear: Last year's government shutdown hurt the party.

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  9. Louisiana GOP Sets Up Voter Fraud Program Despite Party Leaders Admitting Fraud Doesn't ExistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | ThinkProgress

    With the midterm election attention now focused on Louisiana, the only state that is still waiting to elect its senator in a runoff, state Republicans have launched a program to prevent voter fraud - an issue Louisiana's Republican secretary of state said is non-existent. Attorney General candidate and former U.S. Rep. Jeff Landry will chair the Voter Integrity Program , created to prevent voter ID fraud in the upcoming Senate election between U.S. Rep Bill Cassidy and Sen. Mary Landrieu .

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  10. In looming immigration clash, some Republicans reject leaders' bid to rule out a shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Nanaimo Daily News

    House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this Oct. 8, 2013 file photo, as the partial government shutdown enters its second week with no end in sight. Some rank-and-file GOP lawmakers from safe districts say another shutdown must be an option if President Barack Obama keeps his promise to halt the threat of deportation for large numbers of immigrants living in the United States illegally.

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  11. Some in House reject Republican shutdown warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Top Republicans say two things are clear: Last year's government shutdown hurt the party. And Republicans must not let the president's pending immigration action bait them into a repeat.

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  12. In looming immigration clash, some Republicans reject their leaders bid to rule out a shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Squamish Chief

    House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this Oct. 8, 2013 file photo, as the partial government shutdown enters its second week with no end in sight. Some rank-and-file GOP lawmakers from safe districts say another shutdown must be an option if President Barack Obama keeps his promise to halt the threat of deportation for large numbers of immigrants living in the United States illegally.

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  13. It's the House GOP vs. the Koch brothers on duck hunting costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Daily Kos

    Hoo boy. Even today's House Republicans are not far enough to the right for the Koch-funded Americans for Prosperity.

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  14. House passes bill to jack up price of duck stampRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | NOLA.com

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Monday that would increase the price of a federal duck stamp from $15 to $25. This image of two ruddy ducks, created by Jennifer Miller, will be featured on the 2015-16 stamp.

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  15. GOP backs duck hunting tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Politico

    The House gave voice vote approval to legislation that will increase the cost of the annual bird hunting permits from $15 to $25 - even after a big money conservative group said it would hold lawmakers accountable for a tax hike if they voted for the measure. Technically, it's a fine, but it seems to have ruffled the feathers of Koch brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity, which is crying foul.

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  16. GOP facing internal fight over government fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Washington Examiner

    Fresh from significant electoral victories in the House and Senate, the GOP is suddenly on course for an epic internal battle over how to handle President Obama's looming executive action on immigration while avoiding gridlock that could lead to a politically deadly government shutdown. The House and Senate must act within weeks to extend a bill that funds the government only through Dec. 12. But the GOP in both chambers is sharply divided over whether to use the spending bill as a vehicle to defund any executive immigration changes.

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  17. Are congressional members obligated to ensure constituents get same health benefits as people in other states? On the Hill Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | NOLA.com

    Who would have more influence with the new Congress -- Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, left, or three-term incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. Rep. John Fleming, R-Minden and Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, have different views.

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  18. Republicans for cannabis legalization? Really?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    America is polarized. Whether it is guns, abortion, the environment, energy, or healthcare, it seems as if there is a partisan divide over just about everything these days.

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  19. GOP vows to fight executive action by President Obama on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Times-Picayune

    Republicans are vowing to do everything they can to stop President Barack Obama 's planned executive action on immigration -- though some want them to take impeachment and shutting down the government off the table. Rep. John Fleming, R-Minden, one of the GOP's most outspoken critics of the president in a caucus almost uniformly antagonistic toward his policies, said the American people elected the president and the GOP shouldn't move toward impeachment.

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  20. House passes Keystone legislation backed by both Bill Cassidy and Mary LandrieuRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Times-Picayune

    In a pre-Senate runoff drama, the House passed legislation Friday that would approve the Keystone XL Pipeline and Sen. Mary Landrieu , D-La, expressed confidence she has the votes to pass it in the Senate next week. But the White House has hinted at a veto, and neither the House, which passed the bill 252-161 , nor the Senate appear to have the 2/3 votes needed for an override.

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