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  1. O'Malley Rips Boehner For Refusing To Address Structural Problems In Our EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Crooks and Liars

    From this Sunday's Meet the Press , former Baltimore mayor and Maryland governor Martin O'Malley was asked to respond to John Boehner repeating the Republicans' favorite talking point of the week , that "fifty years of liberal policies" that "have not worked" are responsible for the economic problems in cities like Baltimore. O'MALLEY: Well Chuck, that's just not true.


  2. John Kerry tries to pacify Israeli worries over Iran dealRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago |

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been one of the harshest critics the U.S.-led framework deal with the Islamic Republic, which offers it sanctions relief in exchange for scaling back its contested nuclear program. Israel considers a nuclear-armed Iran an existential threat, citing hostile Iranian rhetoric toward the Jewish state, Iran's missile capabilities and its support for violent militant groups.


  3. Tim Scott: Government Can Help With Resources for Law EnforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | News Max

    There are many opportunities for the federal government to help local police departments, but law enforcement should remain a local issue, Sen. Tim Scott said Sunday. "The question is, can we weigh in on the national level and provide resources?" the South Carolina Republican told ABC's "This Week."


  4. Lawmakers may reconsider tax break planRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Capital-Journal

    Top Republican legislators in Kansas appear increasingly ready to reconsider a business tax break that's been a cherished economic policy for GOP Gov. Sam Brownback. Brownback is clear that he wants to preserve an exemption from personal income taxes for 281,000 business owners and 53,000 farmers.


  5. Congressmen to reconsider separate funding for Iraq factionsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    BAGHDAD >> Congress may reconsider a provision in an upcoming bill funding the training of the Iraqi army that would send weapons separately to Arab Sunnis and Kurds, a congressman visiting Baghdad said Sunday. Rep. Michael T. McCaul , chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security visiting Baghdad with seven other members, said he realized the priority in the country was the defense of Baghdad and the provision could threaten Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's position.


  6. Analysis: Kansas may revisit governor's favored tax breakRead the original story

    16 min ago | KHGI

    Top Republican legislators in Kansas appear increasingly ready to reconsider a business tax break that's been a cherished economic policy for GOP Gov. Sam Brownback. Brownback is clear that he wants to preserve an exemption from personal income taxes for 281,000 business owners and 53,000 farmers.


  7. Paul Ryan: War on poverty 'not getting the results we need'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | The Hill

    ... - 45 million people in poverty," he said on CBS's "Face the Nation" program. "What we as a country - this isn't a Republican-Democrat thing - it's we as a country need to say, "That's not good enough. a We're not getting the results we need." Ryan, ...


  8. Ryan amplifies call for Obama's trade agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | The Hill

    ... and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), has passed through both the Senate Finance Committee and Ryan's Ways and Means panel. But Republican leaders are having a tough time rallying the votes in the face of conservatives' reluctance to grant additional powers to a ...


  9. Boehner: Clinton needs to bring Democrats along on tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Whittier Daily News

    WASHINGTON >> House Speaker John Boehner says Hillary Rodham Clinton needs to back trade legislation that President Barack Obama wants - and help get Democrats on board. Boehner says Republican votes alone aren't enough to give Obama the negotiating authority to complete an Asia-Pacific trade deal.


  10. Rick Santorum on Bruce Jenner: 'If he says he's a woman, then he's a woman'Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Newsday

    ... he may get Jenner's vote. During his interview with Sawyer, Jenner also revealed that he is a Christian and a Republican. Asked by Sawyer if he identifies himself as a Republican, he replied, "Yeah. Is that a bad thing? I believe in the ...


  11. Which 3 Dems Want DC Employers to be Able to Fire Women for Their Reproductive Choices?Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Daily Kos

    ... had an abortion. During the floor debate, DC's congressional delegate Eleanor Homes Norton sharply condemned the Republican effort to undermine the District: "This resolution is wildly undemocratic. It is a naked violation of the nation's founding ...


  12. Religious objections turmoil likely to spill into next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Daily Herald

    ... of legalisms, but with the attitudes that lie behind efforts to discriminate in Indiana." Neither Pence nor Republican legislative leaders included the religious objections law as they promoted agendas for this year's session, but they embraced the ...


  13. GOP's point man on poverty weighs in on BaltimoreRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | CBS News

    ... In a separate "Face the Nation" interview, PBS host Tavis Smiley, who has studied poverty, lauded Ryan and other Republican leaders for starting to talk about the issue. But he argued that any approach that cuts social welfare programs is not the ...


  14. Boehner says Hillary Clinton should support White House on tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | HawaiiNews

    Republican House Speaker John Boehner challenged Hillary Clinton on Sunday to help the White House get trade legislation through the U.S. Congress by speaking out in favor of it. Lawmakers are debating whether to give President Barack Obama "fast-track" authority to negotiate deals such as the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership .


  15. Boehner calls alleged actions of Baltimore cops 'outrageous'Read the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Washington Examiner

    House Speaker John Boehner called the accused actions of six Baltimore police officers "outrageous" and "unacceptable," and said he believes the relationship between police and African-Americans has become a national crisis. Boehner, appearing on NBC's "Meet the Press," endorsed the use of body cameras by the police and said he doesn't oppose allowing local law enforcement to use existing federal grants to purchase the equipment.


  16. Bill calls for sale of a third of Forest Service and BLM propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago |

    ... the economy. The bill would not apply to the National Park Service or Fish & Wildlife Service, he notes. But the Republican points out that the federal government owns about 27 percent of the land in the country.


  17. Too much money in politics? Boehner says he's not buying itRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | CNN

    ... 21, 1995. Many government services and agencies were closed at the end of 1995 and beginning of 1996 as a Republican-led Congress battled Clinton over spending levels. Boehner and House Majority Leader Dick Armey, R-Texas, listen to House Speaker ...


  18. Silicon Valley rejects Carly Fiorina presidential run: She takes...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Raw Story

    ... yachts. Now, she hopes the revived record of a dot-com businesswoman will vault her over the otherwise all-male Republican field of mostly professional politicians - or at least as one of their vice-presidential running mates to face Hillary Clinton ...


  19. Blogger, 24, hoping to use site as springboard into politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this March 28, 2015 photo, Brooke Winn poses in Frederick, Md. The 24-year-old believes more young people should be interested and involved in politics, especially locally.


  20. American religiosity in politics is terrifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Eastern Echo

    ... - and I'm sure there are many more believe - without a doubt, that the Rapture is coming. This includes former Republican House Majority Leader Dick Armey, Rep. Michele Bachmann, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, Del. Mark L. Cole, Rep. Roscoe ...