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4 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Reid apologizes for Asian jokes at Vegas luncheon

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada speaks to reporters on student loan legislation and the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Wednesday, June 11, 2014, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Las Vegas, NV

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Kos

Zephyr Teachout is a New Yorker

Today the Appellate Court ruled unanimously[1] to throw out the Governor's frivolous lawsuit against us.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Hanover Herald-Progress

Can momentum from primary win carry Republican into November?

Now in the high-profile race to represent Virginia's 7th District in the United States House of Representatives, Republican Dave Brat said his education career and involvement in various governors' committees and boards led him to this point.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Randolph-Macon College, Hope College, Holland, MI

OpEdNews

How Conyers Pulled Off Another Landslide

I was privileged to be invited by Congressman Conyers to witness his final two days of his primary push and saw first-hand how he pulled off another landslide: by stating his mission clearly -- "Full employment is the first priority" -- and by a dedicated team of hundreds of volunteers.

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

The Washington Post

Forty-three Republican Senate candidates got more votes than Dan Sullivan. And he won.

Former Alaska attorney general Dan Sullivan won that state's primary on Tuesday night by an 8-percentage-point margin -- a more-than-comfortable victory that sets him up to face incumbent Sen. Mark Begich in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Health

Wed Aug 20, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Hassan, Havenstein both raise nearly $2m

The other major gubernatorial candidate, Republican Andrew Hemingway, only raised $100,245 for his campaign, about a quarter of the money a loan from the candidate.

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

The Washington Post

How wrong must you be in D.C. to never work again?

Just how wrong does someone have to be to lose their job in Washington, D.C.? For John McLaughlin, even historically wrong wasn't enough.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Allen, US Senate, Dick Cheney

Farmington Daily Times

Column: An upending of reason in the House

WASHINGTON >> After conservatives brought down House Speaker John Boehner's bill to address the border crisis, the new House Republican leadership team issued a joint statement declaring that President Obama should fix the problem himself.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Virginia Foxx, Immigration Reform, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Steve Scalise

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Warner stresses bi-partisanship U.S. Sen. Mark Warner didn't give an...

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner didn't give an overtly partisan speech during an appearance in Spotsylvania County on Tuesday, even though he was addressing a roomful of fellow Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Spotsylvania County, VA, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Warner, Barack Obama

The Washington Post

Va. congressmen ask state GOP to postpone contentious meeting

The battle for control of the Republican Party of Virginia continued to rage this week with revelations of new discord between three prominent elected officials and a group of increasingly powerful conservative activists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Robert Hurt, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative H. Morgan Griffith, Virginia, Virginia Government

ABC15.com

Republicans have irrational tea party-phobia Republicans are...

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton

ABC Action News

Republicans have irrational tea party-phobia

In a lackluster election year, the one story that seemed to offer decent drama was the "Tea Party versus the Republican Establishment" conflagration.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Illegal Immigration

News Max

Donations Pour in After Scalise Elected House GOP Whip

It didn't take long for Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise to find new financial backers after he was elected as House Republican whip in June, with $101,000 of the $257,600 raised between July 1 and Aug. 2 coming from PACs that had not given to his previous campaigns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, 9, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, us Travel, Travel

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Media Notes Congressional Failure to Demilitarize Police, and Reason is Proud to Lead the Way

Members of Congress had a recent chance to demilitarize policing-and Ferguson, Missouri's own member of Congress, Rep. Lacy Clay , is among the majority of both Democrats and Republicans who turned up their noses at the opportunity.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Lacy Clay, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer, Republican

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Kos

Election Diary Rescue: Week 32

The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 49 diaries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Democrat, Immigration Reform, Neil Abercrombie

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

GOP establishment on a roll in House primaries

Republicans got their man - and woman - in a half-dozen House primaries as establishment conservatives knocked out right-flank candidates, improving the party's chances of increasing its majority in November.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, Representative Jon Runyan, Republican, Representative Frank Guinta

Washington Examiner

VIDEO: Rep. Eric Cantor's last day in Congress

After a 14-year congressional run Rep. Eric Cantor , R-Va., will officially step down from Congress Monday.

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

WWNC-AM Asheville

Why Do Voters Love Hypocrites?

Though Eric Cantor's primary upset is considered the biggest surprise of the midterm election cycle, another race may come in a close second.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, David Vitter, US Senate

Merced Sun-Star

Don't overreach on immigration, Mr. Obama

When the Republican-controlled House of Representatives reneged on its promise to take up immigration reform before heading off on vacation, President Barack Obama vowed to take matters into his own hands by the end of summer.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration

Roll Call

Cantor Communications Director Lands at Purple

Former Eric Cantor communications director Rory Cooper has joined Purple Strategies, moving from Capitol Hill following his boss' shocking loss to work as managing director for the Alexandria-based public relations shop.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Bush, Patrick McHenry

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