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Monday Jul 21 | News Max

Obama's Sanctions Must Now Target Putin, Say GOP House Members

Three days after President Barack Obama addressed the nation on the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, several Republican members of Congress are saying Obama should focus sanctions on the man they feel is most responsible for the tragedy: Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Adam Kinzinger, Republican, US House of Representatives, Vladimir Putin

Sun Jul 20, 2014

News Max

Megachurches Make Mark in GOP Congressional Primaries

Three candidates with ties to megachurches already have won Republican Congressional primaries this year, and another could win in a runoff election Tuesday, Roll Call reports .

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Related Topix: Representative Doug Collins, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative James Lankford, Representative Tim Walberg, Greg Walden

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Daily Star

US must act now

US lawmakers demanded Friday that President Barack Obama show strong leadership and take swift action against Moscow in response to the downing of a passenger jet over Ukrainian territory.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Representative Adam Kinzinger, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Politico

Cantor spent big around primary loss

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor spent nearly $762,000 in the days before and after his stunning primary defeat last month in Virginia, according to a campaign filing made public Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Dave Camp, Patrick McHenry, Representative Steve Scalise

Wed Jul 09, 2014

News Max

Terror Task Force Head: House Erred on Terror Bill

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives constrained the intelligence community too much, North Carolina Rep. Robert Pittenger wrote in a commentary in The Wall Street Journal .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Terrorism

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Media Matters for America

Fox News Revives Zombie Myth That Congress Is Exempt From Obamacare

Fox News hyped a lawsuit by Republican Senator Ron Johnson against the federal government to revive the long-debunked myth that Congress got exemptions from the Affordable Care Act by receiving the same employer contribution for its insurance that it traditionally received.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 01, 2014

CNN

Opinion: What GOP can learn from Cochran's strategy

Black voters allowed themselves to be used by Sen. Thad Cochran to win the Republican primary runoff for Mississippi's U.S. Senate seat.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitt Romney, Opinion

CNN

The man who would be king

Editor's note: U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, R-North Carolina, is chairman of the Congressional Task Force on Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare and a member of the House Committee on Financial Services.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, North Carolina, Barack Obama, Opinion

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Burlington Times News

Formal ceremony set for family getting belated Purple Heart

A formal military ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Holly Hill Baptist Church to present medals, including a Purple Heart, to the family of Albert King Jr. King, of Burlington, died at age 77 in 1998.

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Related Topix: Blues, US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs

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