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Paul Ryan Wins Republican Nomination For Speaker Of The House

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan won the Republican nomination speaker of the House Wednesday, but there are questions about whether he will be able to bring together a fractured caucus.

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White House And GOP Congressional Leaders Reach Budget Deal

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

The deal increases spending for defense and domestic programs and raises the federal debt ceiling through March 2017. It now must be approved by both houses of Congress.

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In Letter To House GOP, Paul Ryan Says He's 'Ready And Eager' To Be Speaker

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan has formally put himself forward as a candidate for speaker of the House. He said in a letter to the House Republican Conference that he is "ready and eager" to be speaker.

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Ryan Gets The Support He Asks For In House Speaker Bid

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Two-thirds of a hard-line conservative group in the U.S. House has voted to support Rep. Paul Ryan for speaker. Now, if Ryan decides he does want the job, he has enough votes to win it.

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Paul Ryan Sort Of Joins The House Speaker Race

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

After a week and a half of mounting pressure, Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan announced he is open to serving as Speaker of the House after all — but with conditions: his fractured Rep...

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Tag, You're It: House GOP Leaders Pressure Paul Ryan To Enter Speaker Race

Friday, October 09, 2015

Republican leaders met to try and resolve their differences Friday after their election for a new speaker dissolved following the sudden withdrawal of the frontrunner, Kevin McCarthy.

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Rep. McCarthy Stuns Colleagues By Pulling Out Of Leadership Election

Friday, October 09, 2015

House Majority leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday abruptly pulled out of the race for speaker of the House. The election is off until House Republicans can coalesce around a new candidate.

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McCarthy Drops Out Of Speaker Race, Throwing GOP Leadership Into Chaos

Thursday, October 08, 2015

This post was updated at 4:25 p.m.

In a shocking move Thursday afternoon, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., pulled out of the race for speaker of the House, throwing the GOP leadership race into chaos and confusion.

According to Republican congressmen coming out of the caucus meeting — ...

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Congress Passes Funding Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Congress passed a bill Wednesday funding the government through mid-December. The bill does not restrict federal funding for Planned Parenthood.

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Boehner To Step Down From Often Thankless Job. What's Next For His Successor?

Friday, September 25, 2015

House Speaker John Boehner will resign his leadership position at October's end; he also plans to resign his seat in the House. What does this mean for Congress, as a possible federal shutdown looms?

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Pope Francis Speaks Before Joint Meeting Of Congress

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Pope Francis delivered a speech before a joint meeting of Congress Thursday. The speech comes at a time when Congress is so divided over the issue of abortion that the government coul...

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House Passes Two Abortion-Related Measures Aimed At Planned Parenthood

Friday, September 18, 2015

The House passed two controversial measures Friday aimed at satisfying conservative Republicans in an uproar over videos alleging Planned Parenthood profits from fetal tissue.

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GOP Strategizes Over Planned Parenthood; Government Shutdown Looms

Friday, September 18, 2015

The House on Friday will vote on two measures aimed at satisfying conservative Republicans in an uproar about sting videos alleging Planned Parenthood harvests and shares aborted fetal tissue.

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Senate Democrats Block Measure To Reject Iran Nuclear Deal

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The Senate blocked a measure to reject the Iran nuclear deal Thursday. Meanwhile, the House is working on a parallel, but separate, legislative track to voice Republican opposition to the Iran deal.

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House Republicans Change Strategy On Iran Nuclear Deal

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Congress returned to Washington for what was supposed to be a meaty debate on the Iran nuclear deal. But that plan has been hijacked by wrangling over a debate process in both chambers of Congress.

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After A 5-Week Recess, Congress To Start Debate On Iran Nuclear Deal

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Congress is to take up the Iran nuclear deal and the national budget. Concerns, however, over Planned Parenthood funding may prevent Congress from coming to a consensus any time soon.

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Lobbyists Spending Millions To Sway The Undecided On Iran Deal

Thursday, August 06, 2015

The groups' targets? Democrats undecided on whether to accept or reject the deal when they vote this fall. The campaigns include tens of millions of dollars spent on TV ads in nearly two dozen states.

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Planned Parenthood Opponents Talk Government Shutdown After Bill Fails

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

An effort to strip Planned Parenthood of federal funding failed in the Senate on Monday, but the fight isn't over. That was only the opening volley in a larger funding battle to play out in September.

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Obama Administration Officials Defend Iran Nuclear Deal Before Senate

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Secretaries Kerry, Munoz and Lew defend the Iran nuclear deal on Capitol Hill Thursday before a panel that includes several skeptical lawmakers, including two Republican presidential candidates.

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Father Of Slain San Francisco Woman Testifies Before Congress

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Senators heard emotional testimony Tuesday from the father of a San Francisco woman allegedly killed by a man who entered the U.S. illegally and had been deported five times. Her case...

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