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10 hrs ago | News Max

Albert Hunt: Tea Party Remains Challenge to Republican Establishment

The Republican establishment beat back most challenges from its movement right in this year's primaries, including a play to fill the House majority leader slot.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

15 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

A Republican senate and president

Within the past two week President Obama suffered several major defeats with Supreme Court rulings, had a poll showing him as the worst president since WWII, several polls showing his approval rating continuing to slide and yet another poll showing more people feel Mitt Romney would have been a better choice in the last presidential election.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Opinion

19 hrs ago | Politico

2014's sleeper issue: Ex-Im Bank

The Export-Import Bank, a federal entity that has handed out loans to American businesses in relative obscurity for years, is suddenly a political flashpoint - either a symbol of government-sponsored corporate welfare, as some tea party Republicans argue, or a critical force for small business, some Democrats and establishment Republicans say.

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Related Topix: US News, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling

23 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Congress' Latest Death Match Involves A Bank You've Never Heard Of

A worker stacks traffic safety poles at Pexco's manufacturing center in Fife, Wash.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Texas, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

UGA grad played role in year's biggest political upset, Eric...

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., center, joined at left by Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, arrives to meet reporters after a Republican Conference meeting at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, University of Georgia, Public Relations, Randolph-Macon College, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

News Max

Republican Jews Fear Lack of Representation

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary loss last month could mean Republicans will have no Jewish representation in Congress for the first time in more than 50 years.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Carolyn McCarthy, Democrat

Examiner.com

Democratic congressional 'candidate' wants sex photos, stories of teenage hunter

According to a Thursday story in the Washington Times , an alleged Democratic candidate for the Virginia congressional seat held by Eric Cantor named Mike Dickenson is soliciting his social media followers for nude photographs of a 19 year old Texas Tech cheerleader named Kendell Jones for $100,000.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Las Vegas Sun

LVGEA endorses immigration reform

Tom Skancke, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, speaks with the Las Vegas Sun Editorial board, Wednesday June 26, 2013.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Las Vegas, NV, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeff Flake, Senator Jeff Flake

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Free Republic

The Rise of the Fusion Republicans

In primaries across the country, the war between the GOP establishment and the Tea Party ended not in a surrender but a truce.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Commentary Magazine

McCarthy Learning from Cantor's Mistakes?

After Eric Cantor's surprise primary loss to Dave Brat, it appeared as though we wouldn't really understand what happened for some time.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Virginia, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, Tea Party

Patch.com

Former House Majority Leader in Montauk

Eric Cantor , the former Republican House Majority Leader from Virginia's 7th Congressional District, who lost his bid for re-election on June 10, was seen in Montauk Sunday evening at the Hideaway restaurant despite having been criticized by GOP insiders who blamed his loss in part to his having "spent too much time on the road and in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Montauk, NY

Examiner.com

Va. liberal suggests killing Kendall Jones, Holly Fisher, Michelle Malkin

On Friday, Mike Dickinson, the Virginia liberal seeking the House seat currently held by Eric Cantor, R-Va., despite not officially being on the ballot, suggested in a "game" played mostly by juveniles on Twitter, that Kendall Jones, the Texas Tech cheerleader who enjoys hunting, conservative mom Holly Fisher and conservative columnist Michelle ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Twitter, Texas Tech, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Washington Examiner

Why Republicans are suing President Obama

The Republican resistance to the 2010 health care law will take another twist this month when the House debates an unprecedented lawsuit against President Obama .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Texas

NCR Iran

Bipartisan House majority: 'Permanent Iran sanctions relief demands congressional approval'

More than three-quarters of members of the U.S. House of Representatives are demanding President Obama consult with Congress on any final nuclear agreement with the Iranian regime as the deadline for negotiations nears.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Howard McKeon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eliot Engel, Democrat, John Boehner, Steny Hoyer

National Public Radio

Kansas Senator's Longevity Gives GOP Foe Opening

Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts stoked the political brushfire he was hoping to smother during a recent Kansas City-area radio morning show.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

The Age

Billionaires call on Congress to 'roll out the welcome mat' to immigrants

Washington: Three of the world's richest men - Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Sheldon Adelson - have criticised the US Congress over its failure to revamp immigration laws.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WTVC

Why the Surprise Primary Election Results?

"This is a miracle from God that just happened," said Dave Brat, Republican candidate for Eric Cantor's Congressional seat.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Washington Times

Lax laws allow Cabinet members to lobby

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has been crisscrossing the country this week to drum up local support for the renewal of a conservation fund set to expire at the end of September.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Jeff Sessions, Spencer Bachus, Washington, DC

Bryan County News

State still leads on immigration

Politically speaking, perhaps the biggest news story this election cycle is the historic loss of U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a primary election.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illegal Immigration

Roll Call

Diaz-Balart's Immigration Overhaul Effort Is Dead for Now

Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., will no longer seek to advance his draft immigration bill After a year and a half of stops and starts, unbridled optimism and hints of inevitable defeat, Florida Republican Mario Diaz-Balart has declared his efforts to overhaul the nation's immigration system officially dead for the 113th Congress.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mario Diaz-Balart, John Boehner

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