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1 hr ago | Slate Magazine

Heat or Eat

In February, following a bitter fight that lasted four years, Congress passed a nearly $1 trillion farm bill that was designed to eliminate more than $8.6 billion from the federal food stamp program over the next decade.

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5 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Rand Paul To Travel Across Iowa In Presidential Campaign-Style Swing

In a campaign swing resembling that of a presidential candidate, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul plans to make a three-day trip across Iowa next week, another indication that the libertarian-leaning Republican is gearing up for a 2016 presidential run.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Iowa, Senator Rand Paul, Council Bluffs, IA, Conservative Political News

5 hrs ago | WHO-TV

Paul Skips State Fair But Plans Plenty of Iowa Stops

DES MOINES, Iowa-Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul, a U.S. Senator from Kentucky, isn't planning to stop in at Iowa's cherished state fair.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Des Moines, IA, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

6 hrs ago | News Max

Rep. Steve King: Don't Let Obama Grant Amnesty to Illegals

Rep. Steve King says that President Barack Obama has a "messiah complex" in his willingness to break the boundaries of the Constitution and potentially grant unilateral amnesty to illegal immigrants - and that Congress must be ready to fight him.

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

10 hrs ago | Roll Call

HOH: Bill Maher Flip a District Contest: Ellmers in Final Four

Bill Maher's attempt to oust a Republican member of Congress is nearing its final stage, with the liberal comedian announcing July 25 on his HBO show that Renee Ellmers of North Carolina has made it to the final four of his viewer-driven "Flip a District" contest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Representative Dan Benishek, Representative Tim Walberg, Representative Ted Yoho, Representative Steve Southerland

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Examiner.com

ANALYSIS: Impeachment of Obama fraught with peril for Republicans, nation

GOP threats to sue and impeach President Obama are apparently bringing in big bucks to the Democratic Party in the form of supporter donations.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hillary Clinton, John Boehner, Rush Limbaugh, George Bush

Daily Kos

Friends Don't Let Friends Vote Branstad

So the meme goes "Terri Branstad will win the Iowa Governorship because Jack Hatch is a big city liberal".

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Related Topix: Iowa, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Iowa Government, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Liberal Political News

Crooks and Liars

GOP's First Tea Party House Whip Leaves Impeachment Of Obama On The Table Over Immigration

The Republican Party's first Tea Party-backed House Majority Whip refused to say that his party would not try to impeachment President Barack Obama if he moves not to deport millions of undocumented immigrants.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, Liberal Political News

National Public Radio

Time Running Short For Congress To Agree On Border Bill

President Obama wants nearly $4 billion in emergency funds to deal with the tens of thousands of children from Central America who've been crossing the border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, North America, World News, Mexico, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Pete Sessions

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Marshall Independent

Bachmann heads to Mexico border for look at crisis

Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann is spending the weekend along the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at an immigration crisis involving Central American youth.

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

Breitbart.com

Rep. Steve King Predicts Impeachment if Obama Grants Executive Amnesty

Rep. Steve King believes the House of Representatives will immediately begin impeachment proceedings if President Barack Obama unilaterally grants work permits and amnesty to millions more illegal immigrants by the "end of summer."

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Star Tribune

Amid immigration crisis, Bachmann to visit U.S.-Mexico border

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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