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Monday Aug 4 | Daily Kos

Minimum Wage, Minimum Age: Republicans Continue to Fight

The media, Congress and American workers are talking about raising the minimum wage nationally.

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Related Topix: US News, Big Box Retailers, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Agriculture, Science

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Hall's defeat may have Texas Republicans looking over shoulders

Texas has sent 52 Republicans to the U.S. House. Until this spring, none of them had lost a bid for the party's nomination to keep the seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ralph Hall, Pete Sessions, Kenny Marchant, Texas, Opinion

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Breitbart.com

Day 2: House Republicans Come Back with Tougher Border Bill Proposals

A news story about the "shining" Scalise operation said it was savvy enough to go over the heads of lawmakers who "can't be convinced."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher, Representative Jeff Denham, Representative Raul Labrador

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Ted Cruz cracks conservative whip on border bill

The beginning of the collapse of House Speaker John A. Boehner's border bill came Wednesday evening, when Texas Sen. Ted Cruz gathered more than a dozen House Republicans at his office in the Dirksen building on Capitol Hill.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Israel Lone Soldier: 'Life shouldn't be a spectator sport.'

After graduating from a Maryland high school, the young Jewish man knew there was only one place for him to go: Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, South Padre Island, TX, Flower Mound, TX

Thu Jul 24, 2014

TV Technology

Barton Gives Love to LPTVs, But Not Much More

Texas Republican Joe Barton went to bat for low-power TV broadcasters in a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday to give them a little more purchase in the upcoming spectrum incentive auction.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Greg Walden, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

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