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A Primer on Boehner v. Obama – Washington Wire – WSJ
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The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted 225-201 to authorize Republican Speaker John Boehner to bring a lawsuit again [...]
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House Won’t Vote on Border Supplemental Today
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House GOP leaders ditched their plans to vote on a border supplemental Thursday after failing to secure the votes to pass it [...]
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Rep. Paul Ryan refuses to talk about the cost of his anti-poverty plan
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The GOP's top budget wonk wants to focus on reforming the safety net, not paying for it. [...]
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Top tea party group says it forced Mitch McConnell to oppose the stimulus
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FreedomWorks' president writes that the GOP senator's "unwillingness to lead" forced his group to "shut down every phone line [...]
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Should Obama fire his CIA chief for misleading the public about the Senate spying scandal?
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John Brennan said CIA employees would never snoop on congressional staffers investigating its use of torture. New revelations [...]
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Snowden’s temporary asylum status expires in Russia
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Fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden's year-long leave to stay in Russia has expired without confirmation that it will be [...]
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Leaked memo on CIA says ‘No American proud’ of abuse
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A secret Senate report on CIA interrogations "tells a story of which no American is proud", a leaked White House memo states. [...]
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Immigration poll reveals partisan rift over Central American refugees
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Poll finds 53% of Americans believe US has no obligation to offer asylum to people who escape violence or political persecuti [...]
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‘Africa should stop blaming history for its economic problems’ – is Obama right?
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US president tells leaders to take responsibility for poverty and under-development rather than blaming colonialism. What do [...]
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Conservative group Alec devises offshoot ACCE to lobby at local levels
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As Republicans debate party future, aggressive "corporate dating service" launches new group to push for conservative policie [...]
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Obama mocks GOP for lawsuit; ‘being mad all the time’
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President Obama mocked House Republicans on Wednesday for plans to sue him over executive actions, saying it is taking time f [...]
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Cruz whipping tonight against Boehner border bill
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The Texas senator will meet with a group of House Republicans to urge them to oppose the speaker plan. [...]
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Parsing the Fed: How the Statement Changed in July from June – Real Time Economics – WSJ
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The Federal Reserve releases a statement at the conclusion of each of its policy-setting meetings, outlining the central bank [...]
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Modest growth beneath the surface keeps the Fed on track
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Wednesday’s surprisingly strong report on second-quarter economic growth should keep the Federal Reserve on track to finish [...]
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Roger Williams Makes Play for NRCC Chairman Over Greg Walden
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Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, is gunning to challenge current NRCC Chairman Greg Walden's bid for a second term. [...]
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House Republicans to vote to sue President Obama
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The US House of Representatives is set to pass legislation authorising it to sue President Barack Obama for what Republican l [...]
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Congressman Curt Clawson’s big ‘oops’ moment
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Last Thursday US Representative Curt Clawson mistook two senior US officials testifying at a congressional hearing for repres [...]
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