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  1. Lawsuit Opens A Long Round Of Political PingpongRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | GPB.org

    House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio strides to the House chamber Wednesday as lawmakers prepare to move on legislation authorizing a lawsuit against President Obama, accusing him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law.

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  2. Privacy advocates hail Senate 'first step' on NSA reformRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | The Hill

    Dozens of privacy and civil liberties advocacy groups want leaders of Congress to move on the Senate's version of a bill to rein in the National Security Agency.

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  3. Powell may not have been told early about CIA techniquesRead the original story

    45 min ago | Crescent-News.com

    A Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and some U.S. ambassadors in the dark about harsh techniques and secret prisons, according to a document circulating among White House staff.

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  4. Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives go-aheadRead the original story

    45 min ago | Crescent-News.com

    A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority.

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  5. Nation & World Briefs 07-31-14 Attorney sues GM on behalf of 658 plaintiffs hurt or killed in crashesRead the original story

    45 min ago | Crescent-News.com

    A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches.

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  6. Investigation exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rolloutRead the original story

    46 min ago | Crescent-News.com

    Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.

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  7. Del. lawmakers seek political spending limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The News Journal

    Delaware's congressional delegation is backing an unlikely effort to amend the U.S. Constitution to reign in political spending.

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  8. As lawmakers leave Washington for summer break, there's still a lot left on the table to doRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The tone here on Capitol Hill may explain why things aren't getting done. "Why don't they say something nice once in a while? Why are they always negative? I think they need help, I really do", said Rep. Bill Pascrell, New Jersey.

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  9. Mississippi's Senate candidates to appear togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    For a half hour or so, Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, of Mississippi, will be in the same place and talk to the same crowd as Democratic rival Travis Childers.

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  10. House GOP scrambles for votes on border billRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Seattle Times

    House Republicans, scrambling to win conservative support for a bill addressing the immigration crisis on the border, have scheduled a companion vote on legislation to block President Barack Obama from extending deportation relief to any more immigrants here illegally.

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  11. House approves VA health care overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Seattle Times

    The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care that have plagued the Veterans Affairs Department for years.

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  12. Congress races to finish veterans, highway billsRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Seattle Times

    Congress is racing to wrap up legislation addressing chronic problems at the Veterans Affairs Department and a shortfall in highway money ahead of its five-week summer break.

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  13. McSweeneya s first-ever student short story contestRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | The Washington Post

    Calling all staggering geniuses: McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, the journal founded by Dave Eggers, has launched a short story contest for college and graduate students.

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  14. Ohio gives Obama a thumbs down; Hillary Clinton tops GOP all-stars: pollRead the original story

    50 min ago | Washington Times

    Ohio voters this month gave President Obama a failing grade, but that's not hampering Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton 's edge over all Republican comers in theoretical matchups for the 2016 presidential race.

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  15. GOP: Lerner emails show bias against conservativesRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Seattle Times

    Newly released emails show the former IRS official referring to some right-wing Republicans as "crazies" and more, a revelation that is fueling GOP claims of a political conspiracy at the tax agency to target conservative groups.

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  16. Rick Crawford Among 5 to Oppose VA Overhaul MeasureRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Republican U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford was among five House members Wednesday to oppose a measure to overhaul the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' health care, a vote that drew immediate criticism from his Democratic challenger.

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  17. Ted Cruz fights to include anti-amnesty provisions in House border billRead the original story

    53 min ago | Examiner.com

    The Washington Examiner noted on Wednesday that the House still does not have the votes to pass the emergency spending bill to deal with the southern border crisis.

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  18. NLRB's McDonald's Ruling Raising Liability Concerns for Franchise OperatorsRead the original story

    53 min ago | Insurance Journal West

    Under Democratic President Barack Obama, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board has been taking a stance on workplace relations that has employers, industry groups and Republican lawmakers voicing alarm.

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  19. Lots of reason for shame at CIA's tacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Capitol Hill Blue

    The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleading Congress, according to a White House document.

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  20. Poll: President Obama's approval still low in OhioRead the original story

    58 min ago | WTOV9

    The poll released Thursday by Quinnipiac University in Connecticut says Obama's approval rating in Ohio has slipped to 36 percent.

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