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  1. Republican Budget Hawks Have A Donald Trump ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway

    President Trump's first real showdown on Capitol Hill appears to be imminent, as budget hawks on Capitol Hill wake up to the realization that he doesn't really seem to care how his various campaign promises are paid for: President Donald Trump wants to rebuild the nation's roads and bridges, boost military spending, slash taxes and build a "great wall." But Republicans on Capitol Hill have one question for him: How the heck will we pay for all of this? GOP lawmakers are fretting that Trump's spending requests, due out in a month or so, will blow a gaping hole in the federal budget - ballooning the debt and undermining the party's doctrine of fiscal discipline.

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  2. Labrador: Trump doing what he saidRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho 1 st District GOP Rep. Raul Labrador, in an unannounced appearance in the Idaho House today, declared that new President Trump is "actually doing the things that he said he was going to do." Labrador said, "People are reacting like this is something unusual or illegitimate, and that concerns me and I think it should concern you all as members of the Legislature.

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  3. Labrador, in speech to Idaho House, says Trump is doing what he said...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Labrador, in speech to Idaho House, says Trump is doing what he said he'd do, reactions 'should concern us all' Idaho 1st District GOP Rep. Raul Labrador, in an unannounced appearance in the Idaho House today, declared that new President Trump is "actually doing the things that he said he was going to do." Labrador said, "People are reacting like this is something unusual or illegitimate, and that concerns me and I think it should concern you all as members of the Legislature.

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  4. Rep. Crane weighs political futureRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Next year's primary election for the 1st District congressional seat will be a real doozy if Congressman Raul Labrador announces his candidacy for governor. At least a half a dozen candidates could be involved in that jungle primary election, and it would be anybody's guess to see who could ride the GOP elephant out of that circus.

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  5. In Trump's future looms a familiar shutdown threatRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Beneath the capital's radar looms a vexing problem - a catchall spending package that's likely to top $1 trillion and could get embroiled in the politics of building Trump's wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and a budget-busting Pentagon request. While a shutdown deadline has a few weeks to go, the huge measure looms as an unpleasant reality check for Trump and Republicans controlling Congress. 8 comments

  6. Trump immigrant declarations spark fear in ag communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Post Register

    The Trump administration's rhetoric and proposals about deporting illegal immigrants by the millions aren't just sparking fears for undocumented Idahoans, they potentially pose a crippling blow to the state's agriculture industry and overall economy, agriculture leaders said Tuesday. "The economic vitality of rural Idaho stands on the shoulders of foreign-born laborers," said Bob Naerabout, executive director of Idaho Dairymen's Association, which estimates those workers make of more than 85 percent of the state's 8,300 dairy employees.

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  7. In Trumpa s future looms a familiar shutdown threatRead the original story

    Tuesday | Medincine Hat News

    Beneath the capital's radar looms a vexing problem - a catchall spending package that's likely to top $1 trillion and could get embroiled in the politics of building Trump's wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and a budget-busting Pentagon request. While a shutdown deadline has a few weeks to go, the huge measure looms as an unpleasant reality check for Trump and Republicans controlling Congress.

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  8. Government shutdown threat looms in Trump's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MLive.com

    In this Feb. 14, 2017, photo, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of N.Y, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Beneath the capital's radar looms a catchall spending package that's likely to top $1 trillion.

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  9. Bill filed to abolish Department of EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Filed by Rep. Thomas Massie, R-KY, on Feb. 7, 2017, the bill is co-sponsored by Rep. Justin Amash, R-MI, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-AZ, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-UT, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-FL, Rep. Jody Hice, R-GA, Rep. Walter Jones, R-NC, and Rep. Raul Labrador, R-ID. In a press release announcing the bill , Massie said, "Neither Congress nor the President, through his appointees, has the constitutional authority to dictate how and what our children must learn."

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  10. Jeb Bush Mocks Donald Trump's Border Wall TroublesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | US News & World Report

    Jeb Bush is mocking President Donald Trump as his plan to build a wall along the border between the U.S. and Mexico is running up against tough political and practical obstacles. Bush, a former presidential candidate and Florida governor who took heat from Republicans for his relatively moderate stance on immigration, on Friday tweeted a link to a Wall Street Journal column that said Trump's plan is "easier said than done."

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  11. Death of veteran's daughter prompts proposed change in GI Bill benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Stars and Stripes

    Retired Navy Capt. Edward Hill had hoped his daughter, Shauna, would use his veterans' education benefits to go to college and then medical school.

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  12. Border Tax Hits a Wall of OppositionRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | National Journal

    Despite a persistent press by House Speaker Paul Ryan, it's hard to find a Republican senator who supports a key aspect underpinning his tax reform plan-one of the top agenda items for the White House and Congress this year. At issue is a proposed tax on imports-and it's freaking out the constituents of senators.

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  13. House GOP discusses Obamacare replacement ideas - but does not call them a planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, then-Health and Human Services Secretary-designate, now Secretary Tom Price, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Trump administration took steps Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, intended to help calm jittery insurance companies and make tax compliance with former President Barack Obama's health law less burdensome for some people.

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  14. Nervous About Obamacare, GOP Divisions Emerge Over Repeal EffortRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Washington Post

    ... opposed to Obamacare because it was proposed by Democrats? Then we're very hypocritical," said Representative Raul Labrador, an Idaho Republican. Senate Republicans are split along similar lines, but they can't afford many defections, since they ...

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  15. Guest column: A case for term limitsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Post Register

    U.S. Congressman Raul Labrador thinks the way to change Washington is to "change the people who are there," writes Chuck Malloy. When Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador came to Congress six years ago, the thought of term limits was nowhere on his radar.

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  16. GOP Obamacare Plan: Repeal and RenegeBy Matt LasloRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Daily Beast

    Republicans are united on repealing the Affordable Care Act - but replacing the law has become optional among some of the most conservative members of the House Republican Conference. The GOP 's internal squabbling over what to do with the nation's more than $3 trillion health care system is revealing the deep disagreements within the GOP that threaten to undermine the party at a time when discipline is critical.

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  17. GOP congressional offices flooded with Obamacare calls, emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Washington Examiner

    As Republican lawmakers promise to repeal and replace Obamacare, their staffers are spending hours responding to a flood of phone calls and emails from people worried about losing coverage or benefits. "In the last few weeks, something has changed," said Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va.

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  18. Sen. Bob Corker: Gen. Flynn 'Should Testify Under Oath Before Lawmakers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Crooks and Liars

    Sen. Bob Corker, chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations told Jake Tapper that he would support an "exhaustive investigation" into Trump, Flynn and Russia. CNN's Jake Tapper asked, "Roy Blunt, who serves on the Intelligence committee says there needs to be an exhaustive investigation into the ties between Donald Trump and his advisors and Russian.

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  19. House Conservatives Draw Their Line On Obamacare, But With Wiggle RoomRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Talking Points Memo

    A group of conservative House Republicans on Tuesday made explicit their preference for using 2015 Obamacare repeal legislation as the model for dismantling the Affordable Care Act this spring. That may be more of a negotiating position than a hardline stance, however.

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Conservatives have demanded a quick vote on erasing much of President Barack Obama's health care law, with some threatening to oppose legislation that falls short. But House Republican leaders said they were working deliberatively as the party continued its struggle to find a replacement that could pass Congress.

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