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8 hrs ago | PolitiFact

A closer look at claims on impeachment, House lawsuit

As lawmakers head home for their August recess, there's lots of election-year skirmishing between Democrats and Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, George Bush

12 hrs ago | WJLA-TV Arlington

Detroit water shutoff controversy igniting nationwide debate

Detroit's massive municipal water department, which has been widely criticized for widespread service shutoffs to thousands of customers, drew nationwide attention Thursday on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat

16 hrs ago | Federal Computer Week

House formally authorizes CBP for first time

On July 23, the House voted to require Customs and Border Protection to take a comprehensive look at a troubled port security program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Candice Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael McCaul, Democrat

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Chron

Democratic opponent to county judge abandons race

Harris County Judge Ed Emmett makes a case for some city-county mergers Thursday during his Greater Houston Partnership State of the County address.

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Related Topix: Harris County, TX, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fox News

Impasse likely on border bill

Speaker of the House John Boehner, Thursday, July 17, 2014 and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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

Free Republic

‘Oops, got caught lying. Again': Sheila Jackson...

While speaking out on the House floor yesterday against the House GOP lawsuit against President Obama, Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said the move is a 'veil for impeachment.'

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, Representative Hank Johnson

Free Republic

Sheila Jackson Lee: Obama Pushed to Amnesty by GOP...

Tuesday on MSNBC's "NewsNation with Tamron Hall," Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said President Barack Obama should go ahead with his reported plans to give amnesty to 5 to 6 million illegal immigrants because the House Republicans won't pass the Senate's version of comprehensive immigration reform.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Immigration Reform, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration

Examiner.com

Save the Date: 'Evolution of Gospel' returns during Gospel Music Heritage Month

The halls of the famed Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon be filled with the sounds of gospel music .

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate, Blanche Lincoln, John Lewis

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

A.M. Links: House Suing Obama, Ebola Epidemic Out of Control, Israel...

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Quincy Journal

Poor families use 'supervouchers' to rent in Chicago's priciest buildings

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Related Topix: Weather, Quincy, IL, Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 30, 2014

In-depth Africa

We Never Tried to Impeach Bush, Says Dumbest Democrat in Congress Who Tried to Impeach Bush

Sheila Jackson-Lee might be the dumbest person in congress. She might even be the dumbest person outside congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dennis Kucinich, George Bush

Mediaite.com

Dem Who Co-Sponsored Bush Impeachment Bill Claims Dems Didn't Want to Impeach Him

Since we're all talking about impeachment now, recall, if you will, when there were efforts underway to try getting George W. Bush impeached.

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Related Topix: George Bush, US News, Dennis Kucinich, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Reuters

UPDATE 1-House Republicans vote to sue Obama over healthcare law

The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his authority in carrying out his signature healthcare law.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Pete Sessions, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Democrat

ThinkProgress

Detroit Residents Going Without Water Will Get Relief

On Tuesday, control of Detroit's municipal water department was handed back to the city's mayor , Mike Duggan, from the emergency manager handling the city's bankruptcy.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, US Politics, US News, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Social Software, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

New York Daily News

Congress hears from children that fled to the U.S. border

After weeks of debating the fate of tens of thousands of undocumented minors trying to enter the United States, Congress for the first time heard directly from three of the children on Tuesday.

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

Switched

House Democrats Shame GOP For Not Caring About Border Kids

House Democrats publicly shamed Republicans on Tuesday for what they said is a lack of compassion toward undocumented children streaming across the U.S. border, urging them to have a heart.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Family, Kids, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Raul Grijalva

Breitbart.com

Sheila Jackson Lee: Obama Pushed to Amnesty by GOP 'Sprinkling Water on a Bleeding Sore'

Tuesday on MSNBC's "NewsNation with Tamron Hall," Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said President Barack Obama should go ahead with his reported plans to give amnesty to 5 to 6 million illegal immigrants because the House Republicans won't pass the Senate's version of comprehensive immigration reform.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Black Voice News

Crisis Task Force Formed to Look into Riverside General Hospital

By Jeffrey L. Boney Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times In response to the front page article that appeared in the Houston Forward Times concerning Riverside General Hospital, July 9, 2014, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee has announced that she is convening a Health and Human Services Crisis Task Force to reassess the federal ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Government Executive

House Bill Requires TSA to Train Screeners on Handling Airport Shootings

The House on Tuesday passed a bill that would require all Transportation Security Administration airport screeners to receive training on what to do in the event of an airport shooting.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Richard Hudson, Michael McCaul, Democrat

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Hill

GOP: Democrats in House treated better than Republicans in Senate

Republicans are touting an open amendment process on House spending bills to argue the minority is treated far batter in the lower chamber than in the Democratic-held Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Zoe Lofgren, Harry Reid, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

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