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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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Democrats are Doomed (Unless They Make the Minimum Wage the #1 November Election Issue)

Aug 29 2014 6:09pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

If you were the Democrats and you were looking for a good vote-getting midterm election issue, what criteria would you use? How about an issue with 70-80% support in polls? How about one that is bipartisan--supported by Republicans like Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, Rick Santorum and Bill O'Reilly? How about one that is national in scope, with plenty of local, grassroots energy? What about one that is simple and easy to under ...
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GOP Rep Says He Voted To Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act, Leaves Out Key Detail

Aug 29 2014 2:03pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) isn't the only congressional Republican up for re-election who is touting his support for the Violence Against Women Act without mentioning that he didn't vote for the reauthorization's beefed-up version. Rep. Steve Southerland (R-Fla.), who faces a strong challenge from Democrat Gwen Graham, released a new ad Friday in which a campaign supporter says Southerland "is advocating for things ...
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United Nations, Aug 31 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Saturday strongly condemned an attack by armed elements earlier in the day on the UN peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights. | by IANS
 
32 militants killed in Pakistan air strike
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Italian FM appointed as EU foreign policy chief
Brussels, Aug 31 (IANS) The European Council Saturday appointed Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini as the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union(EU). | by IANS
 
 

Cory Gardner's Immigration Betrayal Not Looking So Hot Right Now

Aug 29 2014 12:03pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) betrayed his generally conservative voting record in voting against a bill to stop President Obama from expanding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program of unilateral amnesty, a move undoubtedly intended to protect his left flank in the competitive Senate race in which race he's locked. But now that the politics of immigration have shifted dramatically under his feet, the vote ...
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Political Oxymorons -- the Birthplace of Brilliant

Aug 29 2014 9:01am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Jeanine McDonnell, daughter of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, says that her mother has a "mild obsession" with another man. Mild lives in detergent adverts. Obsession gets draped around designer perfume. Put the two words together however and you get something that's kind of interesting -- refined and just a little bit dirty. It's an oxymoron, and in politics, oxymorons get a bad wrap. Politicians will cry ...
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Tea party reveals hottest political issue of 2014

Aug 27 2014 6:43pm CDT | Source: WND

Multiple new polls show tea-party activists see the border crisis as the most important issue of the 2014 midterm elections, and the movement once known for its insistence upon less spending and smaller government is ready to make border security a critical issue heading into November. Surveys from Gallup, Polling Company Inc. and the Tea Party Patriots show immigration as the top issue for voters in 2014. Democrats historically have an edge in the debate due to their insistence that ...
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Republicans Threaten To Shut Down The Government If Obama Extends Relief To Immigrants

Aug 27 2014 1:53pm CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

CREDIT: AP/Alex Brandon Rep. Steve King (R-IA) floated the possibility of shutting down the government on Wednesday if President Obama issues an executive action granting deportation relief to more undocumented immigrants. King’s comments come just one day after Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) suggested that Republicans in the Senate use “funding mechanisms to address this issue.” “If the president wields his pen and commits th ...
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Boehner Haters Head Back to Congress

Aug 27 2014 4:55am CDT | Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

Bloomberg: "Ten of the 12 House Republicans who didn't support John Boehner's 2013 selection as speaker are cruising to November victories, despite the business community's attempts to knock some of them off." "It's an ominous twist in the Republican civil war between the Tea Party and the business community. Neither side had enough power to annihilate the other, so the fight goes into the 20 ...
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Florida Rep. Yoho Wins GOP Race Aiding Tea Party

Aug 26 2014 7:29pm CDT | Source: Newsmax - Politics

U.S. Representative Ted Yoho, a Florida Republican who's aligned with the small-government Tea Party movement and opposed John Boehner's re-election as House speaker, trounced a challenger in a primary today.With only one precinct reporting, Yoho had 76 percent o ...
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