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House cancels vote on GOP bill to end shutdown

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 15 2013, 9:36pm CDT | by IANS

House cancels vote on GOP bill to end shutdown
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS/EFE) The US House of Representatives will not vote Tuesday evening after all on the bill prepared earlier in the day by Republican lawmakers to attempt to end the government shutdown, which has been going on since Oct 1 due to the lack of a budget agreement, and avoid a default.
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Congressman Joins Ebola Travel Ban Petition Movement

Oct 23 2014 10:54am CDT | Source: Big Government

This week, Congressman Paul Broun (R-GA), a medical doctor, helped launch our Conservative Action Fund Ebola travel ban petition to stop flights from Ebola-ravaged African countries from entering the United States.   Rep. Broun says his endorsement of the Stop Ebola Petition, our Conservative Action Fund campaign to halt West African travel is based on his medical expertise as a general practice physician.  "As a doctor, I know what a terrible and deadly disease Ebola is, ...
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Bold Colors vs. Pale Pastels: Texas Sens. Ted Cruz, John Cornyn Differ on GOP Vision

Oct 23 2014 3:56am CDT | Source: Big Government

Texas' two Republican Senators disagree on what Republicans should prioritize if the party regains control of Congress.  Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who is considering a 2016 presidential run and is seen as the conservative voice in Congress, wants Republicans to try to repeal Obamacare and stop President Barack Obama's executive grants of amnesty. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), who may become Majority Whip if the GOP wins a net of six Senate seats ...
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Tehran, Oct 25 (IANS) An Iranian woman was executed Saturday in Iran after she was convicted of murdering a man seven years ago. | by IANS
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Ukraine not answering queries on MH17
Kiev, Oct 25 (IANS/TASS) The Ukraine has not replied to a single query on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in the country's east after apparently being shot down, Russia's Permanent Representative at the UN Vitaly Churkin has said. | by IANS

White House: Order For Surge of Immigration ID's For 'Ongoing Operations'

Oct 22 2014 1:18pm CDT | Source: Big Government

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest addressed an order for a “surge” of immigration IDs of up to 9 million in one year, but said the move is no confirmation President Obama will issue a major executive amnesty after the election. “I think those who are trying to read into those specific orders about what the president may decide are a little too cleverly trying to divine what the president’s ultimate conclusion migh ...
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Hensarling: GOP-Controlled Congress Should Massively Increase Guest-Worker Permits for Foreigners

Oct 21 2014 11:18pm CDT | Source: Big Government

If Republicans gain control of Congress, Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) wants more guest-worker visas for high-tech and low-skilled workers in addition to a piecemeal immigration reform. Hensarling, the House Financial Services Committee Chair whom the pro-amnesty Wall Street Journal touted as the "leading candidate to eventually succeed John Boehner as Speaker," would "like to see immigration reform that allows more H-1B visas for high-tech workers and also creates a 'vib ...
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Coulter: This Election Is Too Important to Sit Out

Oct 21 2014 11:05pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Conservative columnist and author of “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican,” Ann Coulter argued that the 2014 election is too important for Republicans to sit out on Monday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel. “If we have the Senate, too, with Mitch McConnell and John Boehner passing repeals of Obamacare and terrific things, the media won't be able to keep maintaining it’s Republicans who are doing nothing but passing birth control laws. They will h ...
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House Race Between Carl DeMaio And Scott Peters Seems Like A TV Drama

Oct 21 2014 9:11pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A late-night break-in, a stolen campaign playbook that ended up in the hands of the opponent and sexual harassment accusations made by a fired staffer against one of the candidates. It sounds like a soap opera, but it's a real-life race for a House seat in California that's one of the tightest in the country, and perhaps, the most dramatic. No criminal charges have been filed. The competitors in the congressional race are first-term Democratic Rep. Scott Pet ...
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Studies Show GOP Can Win Elections Opposing Amnesty in 2014: Impact of Latino Vote Overrated

Oct 21 2014 5:13pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Despite the incessant lectures from the mainstream press, establishment Republican politicians, and consultants about the need to pass amnesty legislation to appeal to Hispanic voters, two recent studies of the Latino electorate suggest that Republicans can oppose amnesty and still win elections in the midterms and beyond.  A Pew Hispanic Research study found that though a record 25.2 million Latinos (11 percent of eligible voters nationwide) are eligible to vote i ...
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Politicians Are No Scientists On Climate Change, But They're Happy To Give Medical Opinions On Ebola

Oct 21 2014 1:47pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

"I'm not a scientist, but …" has become something of a cliché among politicians who want to weigh in on climate science without actually having to say whether they believe it. But when it comes to Ebola, a number of the same not-a-scientist politicians have been more than happy to provide their medical opinions, as Think Progress documented Monday. Many of these politicians have made false statements about Ebola, fr ...
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