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Freshman GOP Rep Confuses U.S. Government Officials For Indian Officials

Freshman Rep. Curt Clawson tried to question two American government officials as if they were representatives of the Indian government, though both had already been introduced by their respective titles at the start of the hearing.

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Related Topix: Scott Brown, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Detroit News

Other writers, on the death penalty, gridlock, and the Constitution

Did the winner-take-all primary system cost House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor his job? Lauren Galik in Reason : Another state, another botched execution carried out with secret new drugs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Death Penalty, Drink, Cocktails, Oklahoma, Opinion

NOLA.com

On the Hill: No pay raise for Steve Scalise and Gov. Jindal backs candidate shunned by Chris Christie

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 19, 2014, after the House Republican Conference elected him to be the new House majority whip.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Chris Christie, US Governors, Bobby Jindal, John Boehner

NBC Chicago

NJ Gov. Christie to Stump for Rauner in Chicago

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie talks about party factions after Rep. Eric Cantor's primary loss, and Jimmy talks about the governor's own political headlines, including the bridge scandal.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pat Quinn

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free Republic

Nancy Pelosi on Border: ‘Use This Crisis’ to Pass ...

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi wants Democrats to 'use this crisis' on the border to pass comprehensive immigration legislation - just as immigration hawks fear they'll do.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Immigration Reform, Republican

New York Sun

Prospect of GOP Senate Ignites Plan by Schumer To Sideline the Parties

Senator Schumer's plan for open primaries, issued in the New York Times this week, reminds me of how I became a Republican.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Publishing, Media, New Times

The Wall Street Journal

Meet the Guy Behind 'Draft Brian Schweitzer' PAC

So what would compel someone to launch a super PAC devoted to drafting a presidential candidate who was widely seen as torpedoing his potential bid with a single disastrous interview? "I'm a fan of Brian Schweitzer ," said Pat Perugino , who described himself as a 23-year-old Connecticut political consultant.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Brian Schweitzer, US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat

NewsOne

With Voting Rights, We Must Have A Seat At The Table

The National Action Network recently wrapped up our Legislative and Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. During the two-day conference, we discussed issues like jobs and the economy, technology, immigration reform, education, environmental issues, the My Brother's Keeper Initiative, and most importantly, voting rights.

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

Examiner.com

Despite 'outrage' the GOP has still not passed VA funding

Last April, members of Congress in both parties were "outraged" at disclosures that veterans waited for months to get an appointment at VA medical facilities.

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

The Detroit News

Power of incumbency difficult to overcome

Congress is wildly unpopular. In fact, two-thirds of Americans want their House member booted.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Charles Rangel, Democrat, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Townhall

They're Off

In the Georgia Republican runoff this week, David Perdue won the right to represent Republicans in the general election this fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nathan Deal, Georgia, Georgia Government, Non-Profit, Opinion

Roll Call

Montana Senate: A Real Race or Simply Manufactured Buzz?

Almost simultaneously, two different memos appeared from Democratic pollsters insisting the Montana Senate race has closed and the outcome of the contest is very much in doubt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Jon Tester, Conrad Burns, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus

Sunherald.com

Republican Milne formally launches campaign

Milne addressed a crowd of about 80 of the Republican party faithful, including former Gov. Jim Douglas, Lt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Jim Douglas

The Hill

Ingraham: Retire Alexander like an 'old sweater'

Conservative talk-radio host Laura Ingraham urged a ballroom full of Tennessee conservatives on Tuesday night to retire Sen. Lamar Alexander like an "old sweater" that's gone out of style.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Immigration Reform, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election

Insurance Journal West

Big 'I' Group Names Cantor Ex-Aide Stewart to Capitol Hill Lobbying Team

Wyatt Stewart has joined the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America Capitol Hill team as director of federal government affairs.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Denver, NC

Lucianne.com

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The Obamacare woes continue as an Oklahoma man spent three agonizing months trying to cancel his health insurance plan.

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Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, W., Fashion, Oscar de la Renta, Designers, Laura Bush

Roll Call

Washington Over-Leveraged | Commentary

One of the most frequently discussed concepts in the past six years is leverage.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Almost no one is voting in the 2014 elections. Not even in the most contested races.

Of the 123 million people eligible to vote in the country's primaries so far, only 18 million have bothered to do so -- 14.6 percent, according to analysis from the Center for the Study of the American Electorate reported by the Associated Press.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, US House of Representatives, Business News

LongIsland.com

Schumer Endorses Top-Two Open Primaries to Lessen Extreme Partisanship in American Politics

Political scientists have found that the two parties have each grown more ideologically homogeneous since the 1970s.

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

Style Weekly

Plans of Attack

Face-to-face, Mike Dickinson works hard to project the image of a serious political candidate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Virginia Commonwealth University

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