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43 min ago | Examiner.com

Gov. Pat Quinn: Reboot Illinois poll with huge Bruce Rauner lead 'phony-baloney'

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn attends the 7th Lincoln Leadership Prize Dinner at the Hilton Chicago on March 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, Illinois, Illinois Government, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee

Dan Walters: Bakersfield's Kevin McCarthy becomes House majority leader

McCarthy is a genuinely nice guy who won a seat in Congress just eight years ago after a brief stint in the California Legislature, but is poised this week to become House majority leader and could, if Republicans continue their hold, become speaker in a few years.

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

2 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Boehner Promises No Amnesty Bill This Year

Speaker of the House John Boehner promised July 29 that the House would reject the renewed effort by Democrats and businesses to pass their so-called "comprehensive immigration reform" bill, which includes an amnesty and increased inflow of immigrants and guest-workers.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

6 hrs ago | Slate

The Official Eric Cantor Tribute Video Barely Mentions Obamacare

At this week's meeting of the House GOP conference, the assembled were shown a two-minute tribute to former Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

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

8 hrs ago | Roll Call

The Music That Should Have Played on the Eric Cantor Tribute Video

By now, you've likely seen the tribute video House Republicans made for Rep. Eric Cantor , who is stepping down as majority leader on Thursday after losing his primary earlier this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

9 hrs ago | National Journal

GOP Colleagues Say Goodbye to Eric Cantor as Majority Leader

"Thank you," said Speaker John Boehner, in an emotional send-off to his top lieutenant, who officially steps down from his top-level post at midnight Thursday to make way for Rep. Kevin McCarthy as the new majority leader.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Illinois, Illinois Government, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Glenn Thompson

12 hrs ago | Spiked

Even billionaires deserve free speech

They have much to think about, however, as they consider the proposed constitutional amendment on campaign finance, the ramifications of which should make them perspire.

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

16 hrs ago | TIME.com

A Tea Party Tempest in Tennessee

I've always thought that Lamar Alexander's Little Plaid Book , a collection of political wisdom gleaned from more than half a lifetime in the arena, is an underappreciated classic.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

20 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Senate Democrats seek to split GOP on export bank

In this Nov. 28, 2010, photo, the American flag is illuminated by the late afternoon sun as it is displayed at the entrance of the U.S. Export Import Bank in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Mary Landrieu, Louisiana

20 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Senate Dems seek to split GOP on export bank

In this Nov. 28, 2010, photo, the American flag is illuminated by the late afternoon sun as it is displayed at the entrance of the U.S. Export Import Bank in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Mary Landrieu, Louisiana, Virginia, Virginia Government

20 hrs ago | ABC News

Senate Democrats Seek to Split GOP on Export Bank

And yet Democratic Sen. Mark Warner is talking about the bank on the campaign trail, portraying it as a job creator that must be protected against tea party ideologues.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, Jeb Hensarling

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Free Republic

Scalise: No Funding Cutoff Even If Obama Defers More Deportations

What will congressional Republicans do if President Obama takes executive action to defer deportation for millions more illegal aliens? "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace asked Rep. Steve Scalise that question on Sunday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Scott Brown, US Senate

Patterico

Eric Cantor: Cautionary Tale

As Congress weighs out the president's border funding request, Sen. Jeff Sessions reminded his colleagues of the cautionary tale that is Eric Cantor: "The results of recent primary elections show the American people are being roused to action, and once activated, their power will be felt - they will not be mocked," Session said on the Senate floor ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Conservative Political News

New York Magazine

I Have Mocked Ross Douthat One Time Too Many

I have spent years gently mocking Ross Douthat, who is actually one of my favorite opinion writers, for his fatal flaw of detecting signs of ideological moderation in a succession of Republican figures like Sarah Palin, Eric Cantor, Tim Pawlenty, and others.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Tim Pawlenty, Healthcare Law, Law, Sports

The Wall Street Journal

Sen. Lamar Alexander's Polling Shows a 30-Point Primary Advantage

Sen. Lamar Alexander 's polling shows him with a 30-percentage point lead over tea-party challenger Joe Carr in Tennessee's Republican Senate primary, according to a polling memo prepared for the two-term incumbent's campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Jack Kingston, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Georgia

Daily Kos

The Cruzifiction of Republicans in Congress

The ongoing feud between the tea party and establishment factions within the GOP can be likened to spot fires which threaten to fuse into one unconfined, uncontrollable wild fire.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Real Clear Politics

Laura Ingraham Eyes Her Next Scalp

SHE has adopted a daughter from Guatemala and was a speechwriter under President Reagan, who introduced an "amnesty" for three million illegal immigrants in the 1980s.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Lamar Alexander, US Senate

Toledo Blade

Area lawmakers fill large war chests

Heading into the fall campaign season, members of Congress from northwest Ohio have large campaign war chests compared with their opponents.

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Related Topix: Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marcy Kaptur, Democrat, Ohio, Representative Tim Walberg

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Editorial: Can open primaries save the world?

Recently, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., suggested that the California-style top-two primary can save the country, or at least its political system.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Opinion

Fox News

New House Whip vows to stay in Washington until Congress has immigration plan

Rep. Steve Scalise, the incoming House Majority Whip, said Sunday the he will to stay in Washington until Congress agrees to an emergency spending plan for the border-immigration crisis, but declined to say whether he will cancel the lower chamber's August recess.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Tea Party, Pete Sessions, 2012 Presidential Election

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