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WASHINGTON: US politicians mired in Washington gridlock agree on virtually nothing these days.
California Gov. Jerry Brown, traveling in Mexico on a trade mission Monday, commenting on his relationship with incoming House majority leader and fellow Californian Rep. Kevin McCarthy , described it as one "that probably needs further development."
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner traveled to Hampton Roads to rally support for reauthorizing the U.S. Export-Import Bank, saying it helps support thousands of port-related jobs in the area and helps companies in all corners of the state compete in the global marketplace.
This July 23, 2014, file photo shows Speaker of the House John Boehner, of Ohio, joined by incoming Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, of Calif., as he talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Congress will try to deal with the border crisis, VA reform, and a host of other issues before adjourning for the summer on Thursday.
With no fanfare-well, maybe a little fanfare-House Republicans by the end of this week will officially have a brand new majority leader, a new majority whip, and just 12 scheduled legislative days remaining before it's time to pick yet another new slate of leaders.
Republican leaders are arranging a floor vote on U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell's resolution condemning President Barack Obama for releasing five Taliban prisoners without properly notifying Congress.
House Speaker John Boehner and other House Republicans met Thursday with the presidents of Guatemala and Honduras over the border crisis in a session that he described as "constructive."
Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, joined at right by incoming Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy of Calif., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, following a Republican strategy session.
IT'S PERDUE IN GEORGIA -- Will face Nunn in November: "Former Dollar General Corp. Chief Executive Officer David Perdue won a divisive primary for Georgia's Republican U.S. Senate nomination, a contest that raised doubts about the party's prospects for holding a seat that may prove pivotal in November's election," report Bloomberg's Kathleen Hunter ... (more)
A solution looking for a problem? A genuine leap forward? The best we can expect from political compromise? Or something truly brave? Take your pick.
Is there a way to actually unite economic populists on the liberal left and libertarian right? Maybe not.
Incoming House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, left, walks with incoming Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Capitol Hill.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 03:57 am
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