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3 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

ABC's "This Week" -Dan Pfeiffer, White House senior adviser; Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.; Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas; Dr. Tom Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Joaquin Castro, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, John Thune

4 hrs ago | Washington Times

Probe of ex-Florida congressman hinges on friend

After four years of unrelenting investigations, former U.S. Rep. David Rivera's fate in a criminal campaign finance probe could rest squarely on the shoulders of a woman who was his close friend and longtime Republican political consultant with deep roots in South Florida's Cuban exile community.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative David Rivera, US News, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, Representative Joe Garcia, US Senate, Democrat, Prison

9 hrs ago | CNN

Senate approves more money for Israel's Iron Dome

Divided on other issues, U.S. lawmakers united in support of Israel on Friday with the Senate approving another $225 million for the Iron Dome missile defense system.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Strategic Defense Initiative, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Tom Coburn, Lindsey Graham

13 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Taiwan gas pipeline blasts kill 25, injure 267

U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, Southeast Asia, World News, Eric Cantor, US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

13 hrs ago | WBTV

Cantor to resign from House seat in August

After a surprise primary election loss, U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, US House of Representatives, John Boehner

14 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Sudanese Christian who faced death now in US

A Sudanese Christian woman once sentenced to death in her native country because of her faith arrived in her new home, the United States, on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

18 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Link | House GOP in chaos over child immigrant bill

In a stunning series of stops and starts to resolve the border crisis Thursday, the House of Representatives debated a bill to help resolve the flow of unaccompanied children over the southeastern border, then GOP leaders, facing defeat, pulled it from the floor only to reverse course after an outcry from supporters.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Representative Steve Scalise, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The News Tribune

Congress votes final passage on highway bill

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio defends the work of the GOP during a brief news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014, as Congress prepares to leave for a five-week summer recess.

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

Rock Hill Herald

Congress oks VA, highway bills, not border measure

Faring far better, a bipartisan, $16 billion measure to clean up after a scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs and a second bill to prevent a cutoff in highway funding gained final passage in the Senate and were sent to President Barack Obama for his signature.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Strategic Defense Initiative, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Tom Coburn, John Boehner, US Senate

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Immigration issue produces congressional disarray

Minutes from a vote on legislation to deal with the immigration surge on the U.S.-Mexico border, and hours from scheduled adjournment for the summer, a conservative revolt left the speaker with no choice but to pull his border bill from the floor.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Representative John Fleming, Jeff Sessions

Sunherald.com

Driving high questioned on busy day in Congress

Congressman John Mica, a Florida Republican, convened a hearing Thursday of a Transportation subcommittee.

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Related Topix: John Mica, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Drugs, Representative Gerald Connolly, Democrat

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Eric Cantor Steps Down as House Majority Leader

Rep. Eric Cantor has used his farewell as House majority leader to lament what he calls a diminished U.S. role in a world that he says is rife with instability and terror.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News

Mashable

CIA Admits It Searched Senate Computers

The CIA inspector general has found that CIA employees acted improperly when they searched Senate computers while the Senate was investigating the CIA's detention program.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Saxby Chambliss, US News

Sunherald.com

Mississippi's Senate candidates to appear together

And it might just be the only time during this year's campaign that'll happen. Such is the draw of the Neshoba County Fair, an annual social gathering and political confab in the red clay hills of Mississippi.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat, Neshoba County, MS

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas congressman hit by farmers' backlash

In this Aug. 19, 2013 file photo U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp speaks in Wichita, Kan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Kansas, Wichita, KS, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Myrtle Beach Online

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

This Nov. 5, 2013 file photo shows Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Orrin Hatch, US News, US Senate, Business News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

General to question Bergdahl about his disappearance

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was released in a prisoner swap with the Taliban two months ago, will meet next week with the senior Army officer investigating the circumstances of his capture in Afghanistan, his lawyer said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, Guantanamo Bay, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, San Antonio, TX, Fort Sam Houston (San Antonio, TX), US News, US Senate, US Politics, John McCain

Star-Telegram.com

Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault

Colleges and universities could be more accountable to rape victims under legislation introduced Wednesday by a bipartisan group of senators.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Claire McCaskill, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller

KMIZ

Democrats, Republicans spar over Obama lawsuit

The House of Representatives is expected to move one step closer to suing President Barack Obama on Wednesday when it approves a resolution authorizing House Speaker John Boehner to file a lawsuit.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat, Greg Walden, Representative Andy Harris

CBS News

Lois Lerner called Republicans "crazies" in email

A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called Republicans "crazies" and more in newly released emails .

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Dave Camp

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