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3 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

Guest column: How much longer on immigration reform?Guest column: How ...

Guest column: How much longer on immigration reform? Stakes in immigration debate are high; the risks of doing nothing have grave consequences.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Va. Dem. offers reward for nude photos of hunter-cheerleader Kendall Jones

Mike Dickinson, the Virginia liberal Democrat seeking the House seat currently held by Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., despite not being on the ballot, offered a $100,000 reward for nude photos and videos of Kendall Jones, the 19-year-old Texas Tech cheerleader who recently made news with a series of hunting photos on her Facebook page.

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

11 hrs ago | Roll Call

Woodall Wins Unopposed Election to Interim RSC Chairman

Woodall will head the influential Republican Study Committee for the rest of 113th Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Louie Gohmert, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Rob Woodall, Representative Mick Mulvaney

11 hrs ago | Salon

Pat Buchanan: I don't see a single GOP candidate who could beat Hillary

After losing the presidential election in 1960 and the California governor's race in 1962, Nixon famously told reporters : "You won't have Nixon to kick around anymore."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Immigration Reform, Republican, US House of Representatives

12 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Robberson: Obama's problem is also Perry's, Cornyn's, McCain's

In this June 19, 2014 photo, a 14-year-old Guatemalan girl traveling alone waits for a northbound freight train along with other Central American migrants, in Arriaga, Chiapas state, Mexico.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Senate, John Cornyn, John McCain

16 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Darrell Delamaide's Political Capital: Rubio changes tone on policy in 2016 bid

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio put on a dream act of his own late last month with a major policy speech that propels him to the forefront of a burgeoning reform conservative movement.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform, US House of Representatives, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Hillsdale College

20 hrs ago | Politico

Ryan sets fundraising record

Rep. Paul Ryan raised more than $1.6 million in the second quarter of 2014, as he continues to fill his campaign coffers at a record-breaking clip.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, John Boehner

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Townhall

Immigration Reform Madness

Underage Immigrants Flood US From Central America Over 52,000 illegal immigrant kids and 39,000 families have been apprehended this year alone, flooding into the US primarily from Central American countries of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family, US News, Illegal Immigration, Kids, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Activism, Opinion

Breitbart.com

Thad Cochran's Latest Senior Moment: Gets Lost in Capitol

Sen. Thad Cochran literally got lost on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, The Hill reports .

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, Democrat, Mississippi Government, Mississippi

Washington Examiner

Here's why House Republicans' Obamacare replacement was just pushed back

This was to be the month Rep. Eric Cantor kicked off a three-state bus tour to showcase House Republicans ' election year agenda, with a focus on their plans for replacing Obamacare .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Virginia, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Steve Scalise

The Virginian-Pilot

Bobby Scott is only unopposed Virginia congressional candidate

Voters in every Virginia congressional election in November will have a choice except for one: U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott is unopposed in his bid for a 12th term, according to the state Department of Elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Randy Forbes, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Robert Scott, Virginia

The Washington Post

Brat campaign for Congress replaces campaign manager

Republican congressional candidate Dave Brat has replaced his campaign manager after just three weeks on the job, adding to growing pains for the political newcomer who toppled former majority leader Eric Cantor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Allen West, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Virginia, Business News

Washington Times

With 2 months to go, GOP governor primary heats up

September's primary for the Republican nomination for governor pits Walt Havenstein, the party-picked guy and former CEO, against Andrew Hemingway, an upstart tea party activist and entrepreneur.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Maggie Hassan, US Governors

Real Clear Politics

GOP Is Coming Together, Not Apart

Reporters and commentators have been drawn to civil-war metaphors in describing the fight between the "establishment" and "tea party" wings of the Republican party for years now, and it has usually seemed overwrought.

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

Politico

Obama cousin, tea party take toll on Roberts

Eric Cantor had just lost his job in astonishing fashion, and official Washington was trying to make sense of what happened.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Kansas, Bob Corker, Barack Obama

Bellingham Herald

Wall Street offers Clinton a thorny embrace

Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the New America Foundation conference at Newseum in Washington, May 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Toscano: Big mess at Tobacco Commission

The month has been a wild one for Virginia politics. The primary defeat of U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor was shocking; who would have ever thought that he was not conservative enough for Virginia? More troubling are the circumstances surrounding the resignation of a sitting Virginia legislator, Sen. Phillip Puckett.

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

Washington Times

Tennessee long shot Joe Carr is tea party's best hope

He's an upstart Republican working his plain-spoken charm in a state chock-full of tea party support, accusing his well-known establishment opponent of running from his moderate record, ignoring his constituents' wishes and supporting amnesty for illegal immigrants.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform, US House of Representatives, Senator Mike Lee, Illegal Immigration

Free Republic

Eric Cantor seeks help to repay donors

The Virginia Republican's political operation has asked his House GOP colleagues to cut checks so he can refund his donors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy

Greeley Tribune

Miller: Politics, not policy, remains the problem in immigration debate

Listening to incumbent Sen. Mark Udall, a Democrat, and his Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, talk about immigration reform almost made me forget why the issue remains such a tangled morass.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Mark Udall, US Senate, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

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