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  1. As Carson and Trump stoke Islamophobia, GOP elders worry about getting a bad rapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Kos

    ... unfortunate in many respects." Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights , Community , Congress , Culture , Economy , Education , Elections , Energy , Environment , Health Care , International , Labor , Law , Media , Meta , ...


  2. Kasich touts record _ and dance skills _ in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 |

    ... we're spending more time here." During a question-and-answer session, Kasich talked about his budget work in Congress and his efforts to grow jobs and improve fiscal stability in Ohio. Kasich stressed his ability to work across the aisle, saying he ...


  3. For Clinton, October presents series of risks and rewardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | The Review

    With a presidential debate and a contentious appearance in Congress coming, Hillary Rodham Clinton faces an October full of opportunity and risk for her presidential campaign. The former secretary of state has spent months watching her poll numbers sink in crucial early voting states and faced endless questions about her email practices at the State Department.


  4. BJP Inducts Muthalik Notorious for Attack on Women in PubRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2014 | Outlook

    Pramod Muthalik, the controversial chief of Sri Rama Sene linked with the attack on women at a pub in Mangalore in 2009, joined the BJP here today, drawing a sharp reaction from Congress which said the saffron party stood exposed on the issue of women's rights. Muthalik was welcomed into the party fold in the presence of state party president Prahalad Joshi, former Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar and former Deputy Chief Minister K S Eshwarappa at a function here.


  5. Ted Cruz is toast: It's not just that we won't be...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Salon

    ... the Senate, he's alienated all but the tiniest segment of his own party. Which means he has no political capital in Congress - hardly a concern for someone uninterested in legislating, however. Cruz's latest squabble with Rand Paul helps to ...


  6. Congress will avert a shutdown at the last minute - but the real...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Hours ahead of a midnight deadline, Congress moved to avert a second federal-government shutdown in two years, as both the Senate and House of Representatives were expected on Wednesday to pass legislation that keeps the government funded through December 11. The Senate voted 78-20 Wednesday morning to keep the government funded. The legislation now heads to the House, which is set to pass it later in the day.


  7. Rand Paul: Ted Cruz 'pretty much done for' in the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Washington Examiner

    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., dinged fellow Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Tuesday for constantly attacking members of their party, explaining in a radio interview that decorum needs to be observed if conservatives hope to achieve anything in Congress. The 2016 Republican presidential candidate's comments came after he was asked to respond during a "Kilmeade & Friends "interview to Cruz being denied a roll call vote on defunding Planned Parenthood Monday by senators on both sides of the aisles.


  8. Donald Lambro: Bracing for John Boehern's successorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Washington Times

    Congress was hit by two blockbuster issues in the past week: choosing who will replace John Boehner as House speaker and the GOP 's plans to cut income tax rates if they win the presidency next year. After five years as House leader, Mr. Boehner has lost the trust and support of his party's conservatives and will call it quits by the end of October.


  9. Paul on Cruz: He's pretty much done for in the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Politico

    It's probably a bad sign when a fellow Congress pot-stirrer says you're hurting personal relationships in the Senate. Republicans have agreed on a plan to use a fast-track budget procedure to send a repeal to the president's desk.


  10. Good Read: 'You Know You're An Obama Voter If You....."Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 29 | WCBM-AM Pikesville

    ... think lack of adequate regulation is responsible for the home-mortgage meltdown of 2008, rather than a Democratic Congress that (in the name of fairness) made banks give sub-prime mortgages to unqualified lenders. You know you're an Obama voter if ...


  11. Newt Gingrich To John Boehner: I've Been ThereRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 27 | Switched

    ... ssman. In a decision Boehner says he reached just hours before announcing, the Ohio Republican said he'd be leaving Congress at the end of October.


  12. Boehner leaves, showing national, local divisionsRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 26 | Altoona Mirror

    ... Rep. Bill Shuster, R-9th District. The first: "Replace John Boehner." Boehner's surprise resignation Friday - from Congress altogether, not just his job as Speaker of the House - gave hope to militant conservatives opposed to the party's mainstream. ...


  13. the Koch-Coup Behind Boehner's Bye-ByeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | Daily Kos

    "The crazies have taken over the party," is what Rep. Peter King said it signaled when House Speaker John Boehner resigned Friday under pressure from hardline conservatives who wanted Boehner to take a tougher stance in budget talks, even if it shut down the federal government. Rep. Nancy Pelosi declared "disarray" as the order of the day for Congress's ruling party.


  14. 2-Party System MutatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | CNN

    ... noted that his decision was sealed following a meeting with Pope Francis during his visit to a joint session of Congress. The Pope pulled Boehner aside and asked him to pray for him. Going on, Boehner pointed out that he did not want to put the ...


  15. Boehner exits, triggering fight for U.S. House speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | The Japan Times

    Then-outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hands the gavel to the then-new House Speaker John Boehner during the first session of the 112th Congress on Capitol Hill in January 2011. Boehner's announced exit as House speaker and from Congress altogether caps a political career that began as the head of a homeowners association in an Ohio neighborhood and made him second in line to the presidency.


  16. Trump Dances On Boehner's GraveBy Olivia NuzziRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | The Daily Beast

    "I think it's wonderful, frankly," Donald Trump told me as he walked through the lobby of the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. , on Friday. Trump had just arrived to speak at the Voters Value Summit, an annual confab for evangelical conservatives hosted by the Family Research Council, and it seemed as if he was hearing the news of John Boehner's resignation from Congress for the first time.


  17. Michael Reagan: McCarthy Faces Tough Battle to Succeed BoehnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | News Max

    ... He won the No. 2 leadership post last year. "If this is all about shutting down Washington, there's never been a Congress that's won that battle," Reagan said. "Every time they closed down government around my father's presence, my father was able ...


  18. US House speaker Boehner to resign from CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | Yahoo!

    Bitter internal divisions in the Republican Party boiled over Friday with the resignation of House Speaker John Boehner, who spent years repelling rebellious conservatives who accused him of lacking fire to battle Barack Obama and his Democrats. Just one day after fulfilling his personal 20-year dream of bringing the pope before Congress, Boehner -- who openly wept Thursday beside the pontiff -- told his Republican flock that he will resign at the end of October.


  19. What Republicans Need From Their Next SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | Slate Magazine

    The circle will soon be broken: From left to right, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, and House Speaker John Boehner lock arms and sing in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King on June 24, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Can you imagine how relieved House Speaker John Boehner must feel right now? After years of wrangling Republicans in the House, and after almost a quarter-century as a member of Congress, Boehner is letting go. By the end of next month, he will finally be free of the Republican rebels who've tormented him for years.


  20. Right-wing base already hates Kevin McCarthy as much as they hated John BoehnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | The Raw Story

    ... his district is over 30 percent Hispanic. Following former Congressman Eric Cantor's equally surprising exit from Congress - after being primaried out by a Tea Party favorite - McCarthy moved up the Republican food chain, much to the chagrin of ...