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2014/07/29 23:45
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WASHINGTON -- House Democrats publicly shamed Republicans on Tuesday for what they said is a lack of compassion toward undocumented children streaming across the U.S. border, urging them to have a...
2014/07/29 23:45
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2014/07/29 20:51
2014/07/29 20:51
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Grade Congress on Immigration Immigration overhaul advocates hold a large rally in front of the White House Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Frustrated by lack of action and unfulfilled...
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2014/07/27 05:38
2014/07/27 05:38
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The New York Times has called for the legalization of marijuana, in a bold editorial comparing the federal ban on cannabis to Prohibition. The prestigious publication said pot laws disproportionately...
2014/07/27 02:22
2014/07/27 02:22
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Sen. Kay Hagan is blasting her Republican opponent for “sid[ing] with the special interests”... Give the lady points for boldness: Sen. Kay Hagan is blasting her Republican opponent for “sid[ing]...
2014/07/25 02:41
2014/07/25 02:41
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WASHINGTON -- Three days after Gov. Rick Perry announced the mobilization of Texas National Guard troops at the Mexican border, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz unveiled legislation Thursday that would give them...
2014/07/20 09:21
2014/07/20 09:21
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John Boehner is the Speaker of the House of Representatives. He leads the House of Representatives as majority leader. Senator Mitch McConnell is the minority leader of the Senate. He’s been attacking...
2014/07/19 03:20
2014/07/19 03:20
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... targeting marginal seats. Photo: Rebecca Hallas Margaret Tighe calls it “punishment politics”. The idea, the veteran anti-abortion campaigner says, is to inflict maximum electoral pain by...
2014/07/13 01:14
2014/07/13 01:14
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Finding the year to call that “good old summertime” is a bit like fishing. You stand on the dock whose wooden poles are sunk into the mud of your own time, cast a line into the passing river and...
2014/07/12 19:58
2014/07/12 19:58
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Housing and Common Amenities Minister Wimal Weerawansa said certain foreign forces were behind the agenda to create religious clashes in Sri Lanka. Their intention is to turn minority votes and...
2014/07/12 05:38
2014/07/12 05:38
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A move to invite Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of US Congress is gaining momentum with 36 lawmakers endorsing it in a letter to the Congressional leadership. Brad...
2014/07/11 15:30
2014/07/11 15:30
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Perry gets a fresh start on immigration • Nunn unaware fundraiser host was felon, Black Panther leader • Yeah, that was the problem HUGE STAKES FOR GOP’S OBAMA COURT CHALLENGES Buoyed by a...
2014/07/10 23:18
2014/07/10 23:18
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Congressman Steve Stockman (R-Texas) took the IRS tax scandal to the next level Thursday by calling for the House to actually arrest Lois Lerner, the former IRS official who is accused of selectively...
2014/07/10 14:37
2014/07/10 14:37
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... Four minutes after the Senate returned from its Fourth of July recess this week, Harry Reid laced into Mitch McConnell. Senate Republican leaders were throwing a “temper tantrum,” Reid told the...
2014/07/10 05:15
2014/07/10 05:15
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WASHINGTON — Lawmakers reviewed the “troubling” state of human rights in Southeast Asia Wednesday and criticised Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. But they reserved some of their toughest words for...
2014/07/07 04:22
2014/07/07 04:22
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Nearly two dozen of Rhode Island’s part-time lawmakers have turned down the automatic 1.5-percent election-year raises that kicked in on July 1 for all members of the General Assembly. Sen. James...
2014/07/06 21:29
2014/07/06 21:29
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... at his Fairview Heights home after an illness. Dixon, a Democrat, was a longtime resident of Belleville. Former Gov. James Thompson, a 40-year friend of Dixon, said Sunday he last saw Dixon...
2014/07/03 23:21
2014/07/03 23:21
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Obama won't visit detention facilities holding thousands of illegal immigrant children when he travels to Texas next week to fundraise for Democrats President Barack Obama is traveling to Texas next...
2014/07/03 03:23
2014/07/03 03:23
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... Times Life and The West Wing Imitated Each Other At times, the modern political climate may seem stranger than fiction, so it may be comforting (or disconcerting) to know that several recent...
2014/07/01 23:39
2014/07/01 23:39
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... Former Senate Majority Leader Howard H. Baker Jr. was remembered Tuesday for being able to forge compromises amid bitter partisan differences. Dignitaries including Vice President Joe Biden and...
2014/06/30 13:27
2014/06/30 13:27
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... control rule • Court could end forced union membership • Still likable enough: Obama offers muted defense of Hillary on buck raking • Power Play: Braley makes his case • Patriotic...
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