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Perry Says Ground Troops Must Be An Option Against Iraq Militants

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Texas governor exploring a 2016 presidential bid says the Islamic State is too big of a threat to take direct intervention off the table.

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Who Are The Protesters Getting Arrested In Ferguson?

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, more than 160 people have been arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.

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With No Plan From Congress, Homeland Security Improvises

Friday, August 08, 2014

More than $400 million is being moved from other programs to keep Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection from running out of money.

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How To Botch Latino Outreach

Friday, August 08, 2014

The Republican Party's effort to court Hispanics is being muddled by some very off-message, anti-immigration rhetoric from GOP House members.

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Lawsuit Opens A Long Round Of Political Pingpong

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Republicans in the House voted to allow Speaker John Boehner to sue President Obama. They believe the president has overstepped his constitutional authority.

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Highway Bill As Establishment Vs. Tea Party, Chapter 943

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The same groups that pushed for tactics that resulted in a government shutdown in 2013 urged a "no" vote on a short-term highway bill Tuesday.

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FCC Extending Net Neutrality Commenting Time After Site Buckles

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Heavy traffic to the FCC's commenting site crashed it on Tuesday. That was the original deadline for the public to weigh in on a controversial Internet proposal. You now have until Friday to comment.

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In Race To Replace Cantor, Southern Republicans See Opportunity

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The House GOP's upcoming leadership election to fill Rep. Eric Cantor's majority leader position has opened a new rift: the South versus everybody else.

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GOP House Votes To Leave States Alone On Medical Marijuana

Friday, May 30, 2014

Nearly 50 Republicans signed on to a measure forbidding Department of Justice from interfering with medicinal marijuana laws in 32 states and the District of Columbia.

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Boehner Reaches Out To The Tea Party โ€” Or Trolls Them

Friday, May 23, 2014

Some elements of the Tea Party would like to see John Boehner ousted from his position as House speaker. Even so, Boehner insists there isn't much difference between the Tea Party and Republicans.

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Seeking A Boost: Italy To Include Cocaine Sales In GDP Numbers

Friday, May 23, 2014

In an attempt to improve Italy's debt ratio, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says the country will include illegal drug sales and prostitution when it figures its gross domestic product.

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House Defense Bill: Military DREAMers Out, Climate Science Ban In

Thursday, May 22, 2014

GOP leadership decided against keeping an immigration-related provision in the defense authorization bill. But it kept one banning the Defense Department from participating in climate change research.

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Democratic Team Picked For Benghazi Panel

Thursday, May 22, 2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has named Democrats to the special committee investigating the death of the U.S. ambassador in Libya in 2012. There have already been 8 probes into the attacks.

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House Panel Rejects Military Dream Act

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The proposal would allow undocumented adults who came to the U.S. as children to enlist in the military, and start on a path to citizenship. The House Rules Committee won't let it come to a vote.

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Calif. GOP Congressman Pushes 'Military DREAMer' Act

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Rep. Jeff Denham wants to attach his ENLIST Act to the must-pass National Defense Authorization Act, even if it rubs some of his colleagues the wrong way.

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Do We Need This Government Agency? 'Let Me Google That'

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Why would anyone pay for something when the exact same thing is available for free? That's the question asked of an obscure federal agency pursuing a Cold War mission in the age of the search engine.

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Why The Benghazi Committee Is A Rare Win-Win-Win For Congress

Friday, May 09, 2014

The committee helps House Speaker John Boehner, the Tea Party wing that distrusts Boehner โ€” and maybe even Democrats.

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Boehner Plays It Loose With His Speakership At Stake

Sunday, May 04, 2014

While House Speaker John Boehner is almost certain to win re-election in his suburban Cincinnati district, his prospects of being re-elected as speaker are far less clear.

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Jeb Bush Treads Fine Line With Latest 2016 Hint

Thursday, April 24, 2014

The former Florida governor must reassure major donors about his intentions while avoiding making himself an early target.

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Ryan Budget Vote Produces 'Win' For Both Parties

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Democrats made lots of speeches about the horrors of the GOP's Ryan budget. Republicans made lots of speeches about its wonders. The actual effect on public policy? None.

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