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33 min ago | The Washington Post

Ex-Im Bank Gaining Support as Lawmakers Seek More Oversight

Support for the U.S. Export-Import Bank gained momentum yesterday as some opponents said they would consider reauthorizing the agency and lawmakers sought ways to increase its oversight and aid to small businesses.

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Related Topix: US News, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, Jeb Hensarling, Paul Ryan

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Sen. Ted Cruz rallies GOP against border bill; House delays vacation

Demonstrators opposed to sending unaccompanied minor immigrants back to Central America protest in front of the White House earlier this month.

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Peter King, Spencer Bachus

Townhall

As New House Leadership Team Steps Up, Legislative Chaos Ensues

California Representative and former House GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy and RSC Chairman and Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise officially took their respective posts as Majority Leader and Majority Whip Thursday evening - although, the positions had essentially been run de-facto since the results of the leadership election on June 19. At the time ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Rick Perry, US Governors, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Silicon Alley Insider

House Republicans Are Delaying Their Summer Vacation Amid Total Chaos Over Their Border Plan

House Republicans resurrected their bill to address the crisis at the U.S-Mexico border late on Thursday, and they are delaying a planned five-week recess in an attempt to pass the revived bill before Congress leaves town for its August recess.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Barack Obama

The Daily Beast

The GOP's Big Border Bill FailBy Ben Jacobs

In a huge embarrassment for the Republican leadership, the House has withdrawn a bill that would deal with the southern border crisis.

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

People

Meet Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the House's New No. 2

When Kevin Spacey was preparing to play ruthless House majority whip Frank Underwood on House of Cards , he turned to then-actual House majority whip Kevin McCarthy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey

USA Today

Eric Cantor says goodbye as House majority leader

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, shockingly defeated for renomination in Virginia, gave his final address as the No.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Virginia, John Boehner, Paul Ryan

Slate

Why Even the Shrunk-Down Republican Border Bill is Turning into a Debacle

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH, delivers remarks after a meeting with the US President and other congressional leaders on Syria at the White House in Washington, DC, September 3, 2013.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Bloomberg

Boehner's New Team Gets Test With U.S. Border Funds Vote

House Speaker John Boehner's new Republican leadership team will get its first test today in what may be a close vote on funds to address the migrant crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Representative Doug Lamborn, Representative Rob Woodall, Representative Steve Scalise

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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

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

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

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

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