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45 min ago | KICD-AM Spencer

King To Texas

Iowa Congressman Steve King says he'll travel to Texas this weekend to learn more about a surge in unaccompanied children from other countries who are entering the U.S. King announced he'll accompany Minnesota U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann on Friday on a trip to Texas.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Texas, Representative Michele Bachmann

4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

House GOP set to cut $500 million from border plan due to conservative concerns

House Republicans are modifying their plan to address the record number of migrants the U.S.-Mexico border, with a framework to spend less than $1 billion gaining traction Friday.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Paul Ryan, John Boehner

7 hrs ago | Politico

States rebel against smart snack standards - House GOP puts 'heat and eat' back in the spotlight

STATES REBEL AGAINST SMART SNACK STANDARDS: School lunch advocates are buzzing over Georgia's recent announcement that it will allow 30 food-related fundraisers that don't meet new nutritional standards per school year.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Agriculture, Science

14 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Sen. Marco Rubio wants to 'wind down' deferred action program for immigrant youth

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio called Thursday for an end to President Barack Obama's deferred action program granting legal status to immigrant youth brought to the United States by their parents.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free Republic

GOP lawmaker returns award to protest Chamber of Commerce’s immigration policy

Rep. Kerry Bentivolio said Thursday that he refused to accept an award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce because of that group's position on immigration, and called the Chamber the 'biggest pro-amnesty group' in the country.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio

National Review Online

'Gang of Eight' Republicans Won't Permit Border Crisis Trojan Horse

With some Democrats and Republicans alike viewing the border crisis bills as a possible vehicle to pass comprehensive immigration legislation, the Republican members of the Gang of Eight announced their opposition to such a maneuver.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Jeff Flake, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, John McCain

National Review Online

Nancy Pelosi on Border: 'Use This Crisis' to Pass Immigration Reform

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi wants Democrats to "use this crisis" on the border to pass comprehensive immigration legislation - just as immigration hawks fear they'll do.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Kay Granger, John Boehner

The Wall Street Journal

Rand Paul Veers Off Party Line on Sentencing, Voting Rights

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul 's resistance to military intervention abroad is likely to be viewed as his biggest break from Republican tradition if he seeks his party's nomination in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Marco Rubio, US House of Representatives, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, Cory Booker

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KCRG

Thousands of Iowans Still Without Unemployment Benefits

Bob Shultis of Cedar Rapids lost his job at Clipper Windpower in June 2011. His unemployment benefits - along with those of millions of other Americans - ran out in December last year.

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

Lucianne.com

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Jim Gilchrist - one of the founders of the Minutemen Project - said he's reaching out across America to recruit at least 3,500 volunteers who will go to the border to patrol and cover the "porous areas" between San Diego and Brownsville, Texas.

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Related Topix: Brownsville, TX, Prison, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

National Review Online

Joel Gehrke: House GOP Fears - Gang of Eight' Trojan Horse in Border-Crisis Bill

That counterintuitive position stems from a fear that Senate majority leader Harry Reid will use a conference committee - the panel of lawmakers who work to resolve differences between House-passed and Senate-passed bills - to force the House to vote on the comprehensive immigration bill written by the Senate "Gang of Eight."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger

The Washington Post

Cruz to House conservatives: Dona t fold on border crisis issue

Sen. Ted Cruz , a favorite of tea party activists, met with more than a dozen House Republicans for breakfast Wednesday morning and urged them to ratchet up their pressure on Democrats on measures to stem the current influx of migrant children at the southern border.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

National Journal

The Border Surge: Is It a 'Crisis' or Not?

Capitol Hill is fiercely divided over how to handle the surge of tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America to the U.S.-Mexico border, but at least everyone can agree on one thing: It's a crisis.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Family, Kids, US Senate, John McCain

Denver Post

Mesa County Republicans choose a new candidate to replace Steve King

Mesa County Republicans chose a Mesa County Sheriff's Office sergeant to fill the ballot slot left vacant when Sen. Steve King dropped out of the race last week as he faces an investigation into his multiple jobs while serving in the legislature.

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US News & World Report

Marco Rubio Goes Whole Hog for Joni Ernst in Iowa

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio donated nearly a quarter of a million dollars to U.S. Senate hopeful Joni Ernst during the final stretch of her contested Iowa primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Paul Ryan, Senator Rand Paul

Daily Kos

Hey, how 'bout that proposed ballot initiative to split California into six states?

Yesterday I brought the story of John Napier Tye to Dailykos but it scrolled off rather quickly so I thought I would have another go, adding this bonus article from the Atlantic on the story.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Joe Biden

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Even the protesters have given up on Congress

Fifteen minutes after the rally's scheduled start and here's what we have outside the Russell Senate building: one pink fedora, one pink sunhat and a half dozen pink T-shirts.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Washington, DC, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Justin Amash, Entertainment

Daily Herald

Perry seeks second chance in wide-open 2016 Republican primary

Texas Governor Rick Perry, seeking political redemption in Iowa, spent his weekend waiting almost two hours in a school cafeteria to speak to Republican activists, attending local church services and eating barbecue with fellow veterans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Right Wing News

House Resolution calls on Border State Governors to Deploy the National Guard

Rep. Steve King has introduced a bill which calls on governors of the border states to deploy the National Guard in order to stop the influx of illegal immigrants.

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

News Max

Rep. King: Putin Acting Like a 'Mafia Guy' Over Plane Attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown he is "incapable of functioning in the civilized world" as evidence comes forward that accuses Russia of supplying militants with the weaponry to attack Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, New York Republican Rep. Peter King said Sunday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Vladimir Putin, Face the Nation, Entertainment, Television

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