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4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

It would be a Greek Tragedy -- if it wasn't so Damn Tragic

The structure of Greek tragedy is characterized by a set of conventions. The tragedy usually begins with a prologue, in which one or more characters introduce the drama and explain the background of the ensuing story.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Newt Gingrich, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Healthcare Law, Law

8 hrs ago | The Hill

Overnight Campaign: NRCC showdown?

Rep. Roger Williams is making moves to challenge National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden for the chairmanship after this fall's elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Roger Williams, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Immigration Reform, Greg Walden, John Boehner

17 hrs ago | Roll Call

Majority Leader-Elect McCarthy Inherits Top Cantor Aides

Four Eric Cantor aides will keep their jobs but be working for a new boss by the end of the week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, California, California Government, Roy Blunt, US Senate, Senator Roy Blunt

23 hrs ago | Roll Call

The Almost Invisible Final Days of a Once-Forceful Leader

Cantor may not actually exit Congress for another few months, but is slowly saying goodbye.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Roskam, Representative Steve Scalise, John Boehner

Tue Jul 29, 2014

National Journal

Facing First Whip Test, Scalise Gets Good Marks So Far on Border Bill

Steve Scalise doesn't formally take over as majority whip until Thursday, but some House Republicans say he's already delivering on his twin campaign promises of bringing conservatives into the fold and consulting members on the front end of the policymaking process.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Jim Jordan, Representative Tim Walberg, Representative Cynthia Lummis, Representative Aaron Schock

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Dan Walters: Bakersfield's Kevin McCarthy becomes House majority leader

McCarthy is a genuinely nice guy who won a seat in Congress just eight years ago after a brief stint in the California Legislature, but is poised this week to become House majority leader and could, if Republicans continue their hold, become speaker in a few years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Eric Cantor, Representative Steve Scalise

Christian Science Monitor

Republicans dismiss impeachment as Democratic ploy, but may still face dilemma

Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, flanked by fellow Republicans Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington and incoming majority leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California , speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

National Journal

GOP Colleagues Say Goodbye to Eric Cantor as Majority Leader

"Thank you," said Speaker John Boehner, in an emotional send-off to his top lieutenant, who officially steps down from his top-level post at midnight Thursday to make way for Rep. Kevin McCarthy as the new majority leader.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Illinois, Illinois Government, Representative Glenn Thompson

The Hill

Another government shutdown possible?

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel on Tuesday left the door open to the possibility of another shutdown due to the battle over reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, Republican, Harry Reid, US Senate

Channelnewsasia.com

US, Israel, and their ties that bind

WASHINGTON: US politicians mired in Washington gridlock agree on virtually nothing these days.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Star Tribune

Obscure export bank's fate traps Republican Senate hopefuls between tea party, business wings

And yet Democratic Sen. Mark Warner is talking about the bank on the campaign trail, portraying it as a job creator that must be protected against tea party ideologues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Representative Bill Cassidy, John Boehner

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

California Gov. Brown: Relationship With Rep. McCarthy 'Needs Further Development'

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."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, California Government, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Carolyn McCarthy

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Warner: Export-Import Bank supports Va. port jobs

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, US House of Representatives

WTOP-FM Washington

Analysis: Clinton impeachment shadows GOP lawsuit

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Illinois, Illinois Government, Bill Clinton, History in the News

SFGate

A shaky win for the battered high-speed rail plan

In the seesaw battle to build a state-spanning high-speed rail line, Gov. Jerry Brown and other backers of the $68 billion system won a modest victory.

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Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Pacheco, CA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

National Journal

Many Hurdles in the Race to Recess

Congress will try to deal with the border crisis, VA reform, and a host of other issues before adjourning for the summer on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, John Boehner, Jeff Miller

National Journal

House GOP Leaders Prepare to Swap Titles - and Office Space

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Kay Granger, Patrick McHenry

Crain's Cleveland Business

Crain's editorial: Save the Ex-Im Bank

Among the many contentious issues awaiting Congress when it returns from its summer recess in September is the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank.

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Related Topix: US News, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Senator Rob Portman, John Boehner, US Senate, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bloomberg

House to Subpoena Ex-Im Worker as Time Runs Out for Bank

A U.S. House committee will subpoena an Export-Import Bank employee in a widening investigation that could complicate efforts to reauthorize the lender two months before its charter expires.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, John Boehner, Jeb Hensarling, Paul Ryan

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Rigell's measure condemning Obama closer to vote

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Randy Forbes, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

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