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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | 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

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

Politico

Persistence helps Dixon in GOP ranks

"I showed up on his doorstep and said 'I went to college in your district; surely you want to hire me,'" Dixon said.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Representative Christopher John Lee

NewsBusters.org

MSNBC's Toure: Conservatives Have Been Successful at 'Demonizing Immigrants'

The folks on MSNBC's The Cycle have gone on the offensive regarding immigration, moving from defending President Obama to bashing the supposed bigotry that exists on the right, naturally.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Ted Cruz

Switched

Americans Split About The Future Of The Tea Party

JUNE 22: Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel speaks during a Tea Party Express campaign event at outside of a Hobby Lobby store on June 22, 2014 in Biloxi, Mississippi.

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Related Topix: Mississippi State, MS, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Biloxi, MS, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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

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

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

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

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