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6 hrs ago | National Journal

Legislation and Litigation Both on the Agenda in Congress

The House and Senate this week will take up several long-awaited legislative items, though they will do so amid the circus atmosphere surrounding the House GOP's buildup to a vote later this month on suing President Obama over his executive actions.

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

10 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

For House's No. 2, Home Is Where the Votes Are

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.-U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy sat at Luigi's Restaurant here on a recent Saturday, slicing through a rare steak, as politicians and business owners in his hometown took turns congratulating the incoming House majority leader.

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

22 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Congress' Latest Death Match Involves A Bank You've Never Heard Of

A worker stacks traffic safety poles at Pexco's manufacturing center in Fife, Wash.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Texas, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations

23 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Commentary: Some conservatives are failing test on basic economics

Here's a quiz: Which politician favors reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank, which aids American companies that compete in world markets and last year helped support $37 billion in exports and 205,000 domestic jobs while actually turning a profit? Is it Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the new majority leader of the House of Representitives, who voted for the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois Government, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, Immigration Reform, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Virginia, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, Tea Party

Illinoisreview

New U.S. House Majority Whip to raise funds for Schilling July 20th

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Related Topix: Peoria, IL, US Politics, Representative Cheri Bustos, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican

Wall Street Journal

Capital Journal: Few Children Are Deported | GOP...

FEW CHILDREN ARE DEPORTED: Thousands of children from Central America are undertaking a dangerous journey to the U.S. border despite warnings from the U.S. that they will be sent back.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

US News & World Report

No Reform Bill Will Fix the Export-Import Bank

With the Export-Import Bank set to expire in September, the end of the crony capitalist institution could be in sight.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Republican, California, California Government, Opinion

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Failing basic economics

Here's a quiz: Which politician favors reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank, which aids American companies that compete in world markets and last year helped support $37 billion in exports and 205,000 domestic jobs while actually turning a profit? Is it Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the new majority leader of the House of Representitives, who voted for the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois Government, Immigration Reform

National Review Online

Joel Gehrke: To Impeach Holder

"Impeding justice is intolerable and he should not be permitted to refuse the American people a true investigation into the actions of those who used the machinery of government to target, intimate, and silence them for politically driven reasons," Cruz said during a June 26 floor speech.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Steve King

Bloomberg

Portman Says Clinton May Be Too Mainstream for Democrats

U.S. Senator Rob Portman , an Ohio Republican who may run for president in 2016, said Hillary Clinton 's potential Democratic campaign for the White House won't intimidate others from seeking the office.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Kirk, Senator Mike Johanns, Senator Roy Blunt

San Mateo Daily Journal

A vote for compassion

In a vote that should prompt other California policymakers to act, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance insisting that people who suffer from severe mental illness receive care, rather than leave them to languish on the streets.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Doug LaMalfa, US News, Representative Jeff Denham, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Opinion

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Joe Mathews: It's the year of the San Joaquin Valley in California politics

President Barack Obama brought national attention to the San Joaquin Valley in February when he visited to discuss the drought.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, California, Barack Obama, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Jerry Brown, US Governors, San Joaquin, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Breitbart.com

The Right's Unilateral Disarmers

For several years now, some on the political right have portrayed the U.S. Export-Import Bank as an exemplar of inappropriate federal government involvement in activities that should be left to the private sector.

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

TheStreet.com

Export-Import Bank Issue Could Turn Wall Street Into Democrats

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Related Topix: US News, Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mike Lee

AEI

Liberals go to the barricades to defend crony capitalism

There's nothing like a good fight over corporate welfare to bring out the Left's love of Big Business.

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Related Topix: US News, Journalism, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Chris Collins, Democrat, Steve Israel, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Opinion

Washington Times

Dave Brat shakes up campaign a month after topping Eric Cantor

Economics professor Dave Brat , who bested House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a GOP primary a month ago in Virginia's 7th congressional district, has hired his third campaign manager of the race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Allen West

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Editorial: San Francisco casts vote for compassion for people with severe mental illness

In a vote that should prompt other California policymakers to act, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance insisting that people who suffer from severe mental illness receive care, rather than leave them to languish on the streets.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, US Politics, Representative Doug LaMalfa, US News, Representative Jeff Denham, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Joe Matthews: The Year of the Central Valley

It's not clear if Gov. Jerry Brown and his challenger Neel Kashkari will debate each other this fall.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, California, San Joaquin, CA, California High-Speed Rail, Tehachapi, CA

Washington Times

S&P: Boeing to suffer if Ex-Im Bank killed

A campaign by congressional Republicans to eliminate the Export-Import bank clouds the outlook for America's premier exporter, Boeing Co., Standard & Poor's Corp. warned on Tuesday.

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

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