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1 hr ago | Washington Examiner

House panel clears way for vote on Obama lawsuit

Over Democratic objections, Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law as it was written.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ron Johnson, John Boehner, US Senate, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

5 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

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Readers who followed my many reports exposing the truth about the September 11, 2012 attack of the CIA compound in Benghazi that killed four Americans have witnessed the painfully slow process of that truth gradually evolving into the mainstream, validating my information and source.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, US Governors, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas

9 hrs ago | National Journal

House Democrat Goes Off on Republican 'Cuckoo Clocks'

"This has nothing to do with the law. This has to do with trying to manage some of the extremists, in your party-some of the cuckoo clocks who have been talking about impeachment."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Representative Tim Scott, Representative Allen West

13 hrs ago | Roll Call

After Fights Over Cuckoo Clocks and Billable Hours, Rules Panel Backs ...

Slaughter and McGovern saw their attempts to amend the resolution rebuffed in the Rules Committee.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Rob Woodall

13 hrs ago | Daily Kos

House moves towards vote on Boehner's pre-impeachment lawsuit

With the August recess right around the corner, House Republicans have taken another step towards turning Speaker John Boehner's planned lawsuit against President Obama into reality, approving a resolution in the House Rules Committee that will allow the full House to consider the lawsuit, most likely next week.

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

21 hrs ago | The Times

Lawsuit with little merit, Scout's honor

Rep. Pete Sessions, the House Rules Committee chairman who led last Wednesday's hearing on Republicans' plans to sue President Obama, presented the legal credentials that have put him in this position of responsibility.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Virginia Foxx, Tom Cole, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Washington Times

Act would create tax-free savings accounts for the disabled

The Senate Finance subcommittee on taxation and IRS oversight may have never heard testimony from someone quite like Sara Wolff.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen, Ander Crenshaw, Republican, Cathy McMorris

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

The 'Get Obama' show goes on [Commentary]

It's beginning to seem like the longest running off-Broadway show, the Republican effort to end the Obama presidency prematurely.

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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

A lawsuit with little merit, and even less coherence

Rep. Pete Sessions, the House Rules Committee chairman who led Wednesday's hearing on Republicans' plans to sue President Obama, presented the legal credentials that have put him in this position of responsibility.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Virginia Foxx, Tom Cole, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Medical News

First Edition: July 18, 2014

Today's headlines include reports from the marketplace, including UnitedHealthcare's move toward the health law's insurance marketplaces and the latest on the Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into insider trading related to a health policy change.

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Related Topix: US News, Jeff Miller, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Health

Politico

Halbig ruling could affect exchange subsidies for 7.3 million...

HALBIG: WHAT'S AT STAKE The federal appeals court in D.C. could issue a decision today in yet another highly watched Obamacare lawsuit, this one questioning whether insurance premium subsidies can be awarded through federal-run exchanges.

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Related Topix: Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Sanford Bishop, Democrat, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, Representative Hank Johnson

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KUQL-FM Mitchell

Lawmakers, lawyers argue over Republican plan to sue Obama

The Republican effort to sue President Barack Obama over his use of executive powers got under way in Congress on Wednesday at a hearing where lawmakers and constitutional law experts bickered over the move in a taste of the politicking to come.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Post and Courier

GOP, Dems fight over legality of suing Obama

Constitutional lawyers backing a planned House Republican lawsuit against President Barack Obama told a congressional committee Wednesday that the action is justified because Obama has exceeded his powers in carrying out his health care law.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law, Environmental Law

The Washington Post

GOP, Dems fight over legality of suing Obama

This photo taken July 15, 2014 shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaking at Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Ohio Government, Healthcare Law, Law

Daily Kos

House Republicans embark on another expensive, futile anti-Obamacare stunt

House Republicans find themselves completely incapable of completing the one goal they set for themselves four years ago: repealing and replacing Obamacare.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

Politico

Parties push competing contraception, abortion bills - CDC's...

The House GOP decision to focus on the ACA employer mandate surprised some who anticipated a broader set of grievances about presidential overreach.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Representative Cory Gardner

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Slate Magazine

We Didn't Build That

The Chamber of Commerce is headquartered in a stately 89-year-old building that faces the White House across LaFayette Square.

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Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, John McCain, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster, Representative Tom Graves

The Hill

Overnight Healthcare: House preps for hearing on Gop lawsuit

The House Rules Committee on Wednesday will hold a hearing on Republicans' lawsuit against President Obama for delaying the health law's employer mandate.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, Health, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Mitch McConnell

Government Executive

Boehner in Another GOP Quandary Over Border-Funding Request

A familiar question that has marked much of this Congress is festering again over a legislative response to the border crisis: How much is Speaker John Boehner willing to sidestep a majority in his party in order to pass any or all of the emergency funding requested by President Obama? On Tuesday morning, House Republicans will confer privately ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert, Representative Steve Scalise, Kay Granger

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NBC Dallas

Texas Delegation Speaks on Border Crisis

President Obama spent Thursday in Austin, where he called on Texas Republicans to help pass $3.7 billion in emergency spending to address the crisis on the border.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Immigration Reform

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