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1 hr ago | Government Executive

Will Republicans Stand by the Benghazi 'Stand-Down Order' Conspiracy?

One of the many threads in the tapestry of Benghazi conspiracy theories is the contention that, faced with a terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate there, the American military didn't do what it could have to save lives.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Trey Gowdy, John Boehner

6 hrs ago | SFGate

Poll Shows Mitt Romney Would Dominate The New Hampshire Primary If He Decides To Run Again

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney would have a whopping, 22-point lead over the next-best theoretical GOP challenger in New Hampshire's 2016 Republican primary, according to a new poll from WMUR.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul, Mitt Romney, Chris Christie, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government

10 hrs ago | CBS News

Congress grills officials over controversial embassy designs

A House committee grilled State Department officials Thursday citing original reporting from CBS News on a controversial government initiative CBS first reported on last month .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Elijah Cummings, Democrat

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Senate approves Utah land exchange

Washington a The Senate approved a land exchange in Utah and a minor correction to a law with big implications for the Provo River Water Users Association during a flurry of activity Wednesday, and the two bills are now headed to President Barack Obama for his signature.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Orrin Hatch, US Senate, Utah, Barack Obama, Uintah, UT

Washington Examiner

Elijah Cummings: The Democrats' first line of defense against Republican attacks

There is no better manifestation of the rancorous partisan gridlock that has gripped Congress in recent years than the parties' proxy war between Reps.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Elijah Cummings, Democrat, Darrell Issa, Life, Veteran Affairs

Squamish Chief

US Military officers' testimony undermines Benghazi 'stand down' theory

This May 8, 2013, file photo shows House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., left, confering with Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington, during a House Oversight Committee hearing about the deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, World News, Africa, Libya

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

APNewsBreak: No 'stand down' order in Benghazi

This Sept. 14, 2012, file photo shows Libyan military guards as they check one of the U.S. Consulate's burnt out buildings after a deadly attack on Tuesday, September 11, 2012, in Benghazi.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Mac Thornberry, US Military, Andrews Air Force Base, US Air Force

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Breitbart.com

Billions In Taxpayer Dollars Spent On 'Poetic' Embassy Architecture

Under the Obama administration, embassy construction costs have exploded even while security - a major issue in the Benghazi scandal - has grown worse.

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

Government Executive

The Republican Divide Over Whether to Sue or Impeach Obama

House Speaker John Boehner rejected Sarah Palin's scorched earth approach to the border crisis on Wednesday, saying he "disagrees" that impeaching the President is a viable solution.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Representative Blake Farenthold, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Representative Paul Broun

The Hill

Former congressman lobbying for casino magnate

Former Rep. Connie Mack is lobbying for legislation to ban online gambling on behalf of Las Vegas magnate Sheldon Adelson, according to federal records.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Connie Mack, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Las Vegas Sands, Gaming, Lindsey Graham

Salt Lake Tribune

Jason Chaffetz has gut feeling Mitt Romney runs again

Mitt Romney has consistently said he isn't running for president again, but his friend Rep. Jason Chaffetz thinks otherwise.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitt Romney, Utah, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Hillary Clinton

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

At least one House Republican thinks Mitt Romney will make another run for the White House in 2016 - and this time, he says the 2012 runner-up will emerge victorious.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitt Romney, Illegal Immigration, Barack Obama

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Mediaite.com

GOP Rep. Believes Mitt Romney Will Run in 2016 and Win

Remember Mitt Romney ? He ran for president in 2012 and there's a "Draft Mitt" movement to get him to try again in two years , in spite of Romney's response earlier this year to the big 2016 question being the word "no" repeated eleven times.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, US House of Representatives, Republican, Television

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Washington Post

House members try a DIY preemptive bipartisanship

The congressman scarfed down a stack of pancakes and bacon at a breakfast place near the water.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Elijah Cummings, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Mitt Romney, Darrell Issa, John Mica

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Breitbart.com

150 Border Agents to Rio Grande

Homeland Security Sec. Jeh Johnson announced the "immediate deployment " of approximately 150 Border Patrol agents to the area of the border seeing the most traffic of unaccompanied illegal immigrant minors.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Breitbart.com

Oversight Chairman Race: Mike Turner Runs As Reformer In More Than One Sense

"I think the committee has somewhat atrophied on its core mission of government reform," he said in an interview in his office in the Rayburn House Office Building.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Mica, 2012 Presidential Election, John Boehner

Lucianne.com

Flashback: Obama Official ClaimedBorder Adaquately Staffed SixDays Before Obama Ask

Six days before President Obama called for more funding to address the tens of thousands of unaccompanied children streaming across the southern U.S. border, a top Obama administration official said the border patrol was "adequately staffed" and had the "resources available" to deal with the problem.

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

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah's Chaffetz takes a tour of the liberal side

That's not something fathomable for the folks in inner-city Baltimore where the more pressing concerns are crime, unemployment and poverty.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Utah, Darrell Issa

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Government Executive

EPA to Congress: Help Us Fire Misbehaving Employees Faster

"I believe it is my obligation to provide the leadership and stewardship needed to ensure we grow the kind of organization that the dedicated, hardworking, professional public servants at EPA deserve," EPA's Gina McCarthy said.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Tech: Google starts forgetting

THE LEDE: Google on Thursday begin rolling out new filters on searches in Europe, after a top court last month ordered the company to delete some links.

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Related Topix: Privacy, US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US News, US House of Representatives, Zoe Lofgren, Democrat, Republican

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