US House of Representatives Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. North Carolina DaybookRead the original story

    44 min ago | The Daily Advance

    The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

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  2. Burr-Hamilton? Angry lawmaker singles out 'female senators'Read the original story

    44 min ago | The Daily Advance

    GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas is angry with some fellow Republicans in the Senate who are balking at parts of legislation to overturn "Obamacare." After GOP promises to repeal the law, that "is just repugnant to me," he says.

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  3. GOP Congressman Ready To Duel Over Health Care Bill, But Not With WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Switched

    A Republican congressman did not throw away his shot when he called out his Senate counterparts for their lack of "courage" in the ongoing failure to pass health care legislation . In a local radio interview last Friday, Rep. Blake Farenthold took particular issue with the GOP women who didn't get the job done.

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  4. Consumer group raises alarm about rollback of mpg targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Automotive News

    The public interest group also said 79 percent of Americans strongly support 2012 rules negotiated by the Obama administration and automakers aimed at doubling fleetwide fuel efficiency by the 2025 model year to 54.5 mpg. Federation officials warned that Congress and the Trump administration are under pressure from the auto industry to roll back the standards because they are too costly and consumers won't accept the higher price of vehicles.

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  5. Congress Wants to Make It Harder for Trump to Pursue Peace, Easy as Ever for Trump to Pursue WarRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Congress is finally asserting its role in U.S. foreign policy. Unfortunately, it's not acting to curb a decade and a half of often aimless interventions around the world, let alone to curb the president's power to unilaterally commit the U.S. military to action, as President Donald Trump did when he bombed a Syrian government airfield, as he threatens to do with North Korea, and as President Barack Obama did in Libya in 2011.

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  6. Promising - A Better Deal,' Democrats try to rebrand partyRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    In this July 20, 2017 photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., flanked by, Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., the ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, left, and Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., the ranking member on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, discusses the Republican efforts to replace "Obamacare," during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats are trying to bounce back from their November election losses and rebrand themselves, rolling out a populist new agenda under the slogan "A Better Deal."

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  7. John Lewis backs Stacey Abrams in Georgia governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    In this July 25, 2016, file photo, Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Georgia congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis is endorsing the woman seeking to become the nation's first female African-American governor.

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  8. Council on Development Finance Hears Sallie Mae Proposal to Create 285 More Jobs in DelawareRead the original story

    49 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Delaware Division of Small Business, Development & Tourism and Sallie Mae are working to find new jobs in the state for people recently displaced from HSBC and Barclays in the Wilmington area. Sallie Mae plans to create 285 new positions in northern Delaware bringing its total employment in New Castle County to more than 1,000.

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  9. Scalise shooting audio airs in campaign ad for a Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Houston Chronicle

    In this March 22, 2017 file photo, Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala. is interviewed on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  10. Texas Rep: I'd 'settle this Aaron Burr-style' if repeal resisters were menRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas said in a radio interview Friday he might "settle this Aaron Burr-style" -- an apparent reference to the 1804 duel when Burr killed Alexander Hamilton -- if GOP holdouts on the Senate health care efforts were men from his home state of Texas rather than women. "Listen, the fact that the Senate does not have the courage to do some of the things that every Republican in the Senate promised to do is just absolutely repugnant to me," he told Texas radio host Bob Jones on "Keys 1440 AM."

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  11. Promising 'A Better Deal,' Democrats try to rebrand partyRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Promising "A Better Deal" for American workers, Democratic Party leaders rolled out a new agenda with a populist pitch on Monday as they sought to bounce back from their losses in November and look ahead to the 2018 midterms. They left the Beltway for small-town Berryville, Virginia, in an attempt to appeal to the working-class voters that Donald Trump appealed to last November and Democrats hope to win back.

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  12. Griffith files bill to change Congressional Budget OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    On Monday, Griffith, who represents Virginia's 9th district, filed an amendment to the spending bill set to be debated this week which would eliminate the agency's Budget Analysis Division, cutting 89 jobs and $15 million of the CBO's proposed $48.5 million budget.

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  13. Senate GOP gets new pressure from Trump on health careRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    A peeved President Donald Trump tweaked Republican opponents of his party's reeling health care bill Monday, saying this week's planned faceoff vote is their "last chance to do the right thing" and erase his predecessor's signature overhaul.

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  14. Mount Pleasant family, dubbed 'victims of Obamacare,' joins Donald Trump at White House for health care speechRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Post and Courier

    Rita Kazirskis of Summerville joins members of Indivisible Charleston who voiced their concerns about the proposed health care bill outside Sen. Lindsey Graham's Mount Pleasant office on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Grace Beahm Alford/Staff WASHINGTON - A Mount Pleasant family will stand with Donald Trump on Monday afternoon as the president delivers remarks underscoring the need for Congress to pass legislation repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act.

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  15. Keep up the attack on Republicans' cruel health care proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Day

    Focus, America, focus. The most urgent task right now is to make sure a stake is driven through the heart of the Republican effort to gut Medicaid and balloon the ranks of the uninsured.

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  16. The Latest: McConnell calls for GOP dissenters to back billRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Powhatan Today

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is pressing dissenting Republican senators to back the GOP's reeling health care bill in a threshold vote he says will occur Tuesday. In remarks opening Monday's session, the Kentucky Republican said the Senate will vote on whether to begin debating the GOP legislation.

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  17. Gutierrez: Trump a 'major criminal' who must be 'eliminated' from officeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    In an indignant sermon before a Chicago church, Rep. Luis Gutierrez blasted President Trump as "a major criminal" who wants to destroy families and pollute the environment. "The major criminal that exists in the United States of America is called Donald Trump [and] he lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Av at the White House," Gutierrez stormed.

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  18. Despite many uncertainties, McConnellaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will move forward with a plan to hold a vote on repealing Obamacare "early this week," his spokesman said Monday, but it is still not clear what will be in the bill or whether it has enough votes to pass. And even if enough lawmakers do back the legislation - which did not look likely as of midday Monday - the bill may not make it past the ultimate gatekeeper: the Senate parliamentarian.

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  19. Congress' New Sanctions Bill Immoral and UnnecessaryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    This week's expected House vote to add more sanctions on Russia, Iran, and North Korea is a prime example of how little thought goes into U.S. foreign policy. Sanctions have become kind of an automatic action the U.S. government takes when it simply doesn't know what else to do.

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  20. FBI Seized Smashed Hard Drives From Wasserman Schultz IT AideRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    Imran Awan, a longtime IT aide of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., is under investigation for allegedly stealing equipment and improperly accessing the House IT network, while working in Congress. Shortly after the case went public, Awan moved out of his home in Lorton, Virginia, renting it eventually to a couple, one a Marine Corps veteran and one a Navy Officer.

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