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Thursday | Daily Kos

Obama and the Pope disliked by the right

An apparently innocuous resolution intended to honor Pope Francis is having trouble making its way through the House of Representatives - reportedly mired in politics because some lawmakers view the pontiff as "too liberal."

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Thursday | Examiner.com

Radical Republicans: Pope Francis 'too liberal' to receive Congressional Honor

A bipartisan Resolution "Congratulating Pope Francis on his election and recognizing his inspirational statements and actions", is all but dead in the House of Representatives because Republicans say he is "too liberal" while "sounding like President Obama", as reported by The Hill .

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Related Topix: US News, Pope Benedict XVI, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Peter King, Republican, John Boehner, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Raw Story

Pope Francis sounds too much like Obama to be honored by Congress, Republican says

A bipartisan congressional resolution that would honor Pope Francis before his potential appearance in Philadelphia next year may not be acted upon because of Republican worries that the pontiff is perceived as being "too liberal," The Hill reports .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Peter King, Pope Benedict XVI, Democrat

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Hartford Courant

CT House Incumbents Winning Political Money Race

Of Connecticut's members to the House of Representatives, Rep. Jim Himes has raised the most money in this election cycle and Rep. Rosa DeLauro the least.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Joe Courtney, Representative Elizabeth Esty, Connecticut

The Hill

Will Speaker move bill on the pope?

With time running out on the Capitol Hill calendar, the lawmakers who crafted the bipartisan measure are getting impatient with Speaker John Boehner .

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Peter King, Steve Israel

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Justina Pelletier Goes To D.C. To Lobby For Research Bill

Pelletier , 16, spent 16 months at the center of a widely publicized custody battle between her family and the State of Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Karen Bass, Representative Tom Marino, Jim McDermott

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Day

Courtney promotes need to refund Export-Import Bank

For Nick Vasile, controller at the Gilman Brothers foamboard manufacturing plant in Bozrah, doing business overseas without the protection of the Export-Import Bank of the United States would be as frustrating as trying to earn a prize at one of those carnival ring-toss games.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Joe Courtney, Democrat, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Washington Examiner

Conn. Democrats call on House GOP to back bank

Connecticut Democrats are pushing back against tea party Republicans who want to eliminate federal funding for a little-known banking agency that helps finance U.S. exports.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Joe Courtney, Democrat, Connecticut, Connecticut Government

Sat Jul 05, 2014

KSL-TV

Larson hosting forum on health innovations

Improving the nation's health care system through science and innovation is the topic of a forum being sponsored by Connecticut U.S. Rep. John Larson.

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

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