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5 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

Why not look at Mitt Romney now?

Mitt Romney has been making noise recently. And not the noise one might expect a 67-year-old financier to make - cranky mutterings about how the maid lost his best cutlery or how the groundskeeper hasn't been keeping up with the hedge pruning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton, Immigration Reform, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Republicans gallop towards ground war in Syria and Iraq

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was testifying Tuesday about the need for military action in Syria and Iraq when Ann Wright, an anti-war demonstrator in the audience, rose and began shouting: "No more war! No more war!" Sen. Carl Levin , chairman of the Senate Armed Services committee, hammered the gavel. "You're acting very war-like yourself," he told Wright.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Terrorism, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Senator Joe Manchin, US House of Representatives, Opinion

18 hrs ago | Switched

Anti-Gay Billboard Citing Bible Passage In Tennessee Sparks Local Controversy

As WZTV Fox 17 is reporting, the billboard -- which is situated in the town of Portland -- quotes a biblical passage from Leviticus 18:22. Reaction to the billboard was mixed, according to the news network.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

19 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Palin backs Tom Emmer's U.S. House bid

With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you. Contributors in Minnesota: Patrick Condon, Baird Helgeson, Patricia Lopez , Jim Ragsdale, Abby Simons, Rachel E. Stassen-Berger and Glen Stubbe .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Mon Sep 15, 2014

American Reporter

Campaign 2012THURSDAY'S Fox News Debate Could Change the Campaign Picture

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 17, 2011, 11:05pm ET -- Rep. Ron Paul may have won the presidential straw poll at the California GOP 2011 Fall Convention pulling away, but at a party dinner Friday evening, where Rep. Michele Bachmann was the principal speaker, the Minnesota congresswoman won the reception.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Roll Call

House Ethics Committee Probing Paul Broun

Rep. Paul Broun, the Georgia Republican who lost a Senate primary in May, is being investigated for alleged ethics violations. The House Ethics Committee revealed Monday that it is reviewing the alleged misconduct, without disclosing the reason for the probe.

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Related Topix: Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney

Crooks and Liars

Responsible Gun Owner Charged After 7 Y.O. Shoots Herself Playing With Mommy's Gun

Heather Nicole Davenport, 27, was arrested Saturday and charged with failure to properly secure a weapon after her 7-year-old daughter shot herself in the hand. She told police she slammed the butt end on the floor, the gun discharged, and she was shot in the face.

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Related Topix: New York, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

The Hill

50 days left until midterms, and GOP keeping troops in line

Fifty days before the midterm elections, Republican leaders are getting their troops in line as the GOP eyes something it hasn't had in eight years: Control of both chambers of Congress. The party's recruitment of strong candidates has resulted in no serious gaffes and has produced polling leads in several key swing states in the bare-knuckle brawl for the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, John Boehner, Representative Cory Gardner, Representative Tom Cotton

Roll Call

Will Women Lose Ground in the House GOP After 2014?

Republicans are at virtually no risk of losing their House majority in November, but there is a little extra pressure to win a handful of key districts in order to avoid taking a step back in the number of women in the Republican conference. Republicans have been on the defensive about their appeal to women voters and the lack of female candidates.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jo Ann Emerson, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative John Campbell, Minnesota

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Gail Collins / A man with a plan

It's a tough time to be a concerned citizen. The truth of the matter is, the job has always been messy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John Cornyn, Opinion

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY

The intertubes' ornery 80-somethings have Texas politics on their minds . After noting that Republican governor candidate Greg Abbott's wheelchair is starring in his latest ad , Helen notes how he sued for damages and was awarded over $10 million in medical and non-economic damages after a freak tree-falling accident.

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

Russia Taday

Islamic State strategy jump-starts conservative 2016 presidential hopefuls

Following Pres. Barack Obama's announcement this week of a strategy to target Islamic State militants with airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, his potential successors have scrambled to judge the plan, jockeying for position in the 2016 presidential race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Terrorism, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Wilson's Almanac

Your Daily Grayson

Right-wing cranks and fools haven't come up with a "cure" yet for stupidity, greed, paranoia, bigotry, hypocrisy or even laziness. But they do think that they've come up with a "cure" for something that requires no cure: homosexuality.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prison, Henry Waxman, Democrat

Roll Call

HOH: Republicans Bid Farewell to Bachmann ... for Now

"Guess what, Nancy Pelosi? I'm not going anywhere," Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., told the more than 100 people gathered at her private farewell event Wednesday evening. Where exactly she is going is still a mystery.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, Mario Diaz-Balart, John Boehner, Dana Rohrabacher

Boston.com

Congress voices support for Obama's plan against ISIS

On the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Republicans and Democrats in Congress voiced strong pre-election support Thursday for President Barack Obama's call for new authority to combat Islamic State militants in the heart of the Middle East. ''Over the next week, following a series of briefings, Congress will work with the administration to ensure that our forces have the resources they need to carry out these missions,'' said Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, US Senate, Mitch McConnell

Cybercast News Service

Obama's request to combat militants draws support

On the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Republicans and Democrats in Congress voiced strong pre-election support Thursday for President Barack Obama's call for new authority to combat Islamic State militants in the heart of the Middle East. "Over the next week, following a series of briefings, Congress will work with the administration to ensure that our forces have the resources they need to carry out these missions," said Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Fleming, John Boehner

Crooks and Liars

President Obama Addresses The Nation Tonight Over ISIS Plans

Without Congressional support on this issue, Obama is likely to claim authority under the original Iraq war resolution that authorized attacks on al-Qaeda and related groups who were involved in the World Trade Center attacks. ISIS is not related to al-Qaeda: The United States will lead a "broad coalition" to defeat the Islamic State through air strikes and support for military partners on the ground, President Obama will announce Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Terrorism, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Liberal Political News

Switched

Not Much Debate As Congress Girds For War With ISIS

It's a rare day in Washington when lawmakers in both parties agree on something. But when it comes to the Islamic State, members of Congress are practically in lockstep pushing for an expanded fight against the militant group overseas.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Pascrell, Democrat, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Sander Levin, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Breitbart.com

Michele Bachmann: FBI Told Me Americans Who Fight with ISIS Will Be Allowed to Return

Wednesday on Newsmax TV's "The Steve Malzberg Show," Rep. Michele Bachmann detailed a private classified meeting she had with the FBI to ask if any citizens from Minnesota were fighting with ISIS. Bachmann said she was told there are two, which has since been reported, but the congresswoman stressed when she asked if they would be allowed to return the agents said after extra scrutiny they would.

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

Roll Call

Cruz Hosts Late-Night Strategy Session With House Republicans on CR

After a news conference on immigration earlier Tuesday, Sen. Ted Cruz held a late-night strategy session with House Republicans on the continuing resolution. Sen. Ted Cruz again met with a small group of House Republicans late Tuesday night, this time to discuss over pizza a conservative strategy on the continuing resolution.

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Randy Weber, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Marsha Blackburn

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