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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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Why Latinos Should Vote for the Democrats

Oct 30 2014 4:34pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

In this election, Hispanics must support Democrats. It is not often in politics that people are given the choice between real, substantive contrasts. An attitude of "vote for the lesser of two evils" that permeates the American electorate has veiled many voters into believing that both the Democratic and Republican parties are two sides of the same coin. They are not. And Latinos know it. While there are nuclei of both parties that will vo ...
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One Of America's Most Politically Toxic Congressmen Is Going To Be Re-Elected -- Here's Why

Oct 30 2014 3:01pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

TOPEKA, Kan. -- All politics is local, except when it isn't. That's the lesson being learned in Kansas' 1st Congressional District, where tea party-aligned Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) is poised to win re-election despite his quixotic mission to alienate practically every significant person or entity in his political orbit. In a rural and conservative district that hasn't elected a De ...
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GOP leaders fire back at Obama's 'chickensh-t' aide

Oct 29 2014 8:10pm CDT | Source: WND

WASHINGTON – Mideast experts are dismayed, GOP and Jewish leaders are enraged and the White House is conducting damage control while not actually apologizing, after a pair of senior Obama administration officials used an obscenity to describe Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as cowardly. This latest foreign policy crisis for the Obama administration was sparked when one White House aide anonymously told the Atlantic, using the prime minister’s ni ...
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The Republican Dictionary

Oct 29 2014 11:59am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Abortion: a∙bor∙tion n. Decision old white men think they should make rather than the pregnant woman, her family and doctor Budget: budg∙et n. Something nobody in Congress wants to make, but everyone wants to talk about Constitution: Con∙sti∙tu∙tion n. The most important document our country has because it contains the Second Amendment allowing militia groups and anyone else the right to have arsenals of weapons including assault rifles and large magazi ...
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Boehner seeks to run up score

Oct 28 2014 6:06pm CDT | Source: TheHill

The Speaker is eyeing the largest GOP House majority in more than 50 year ...
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Politico: Are Susan Rice and Chuck Hagel Equal to Today's New National Security Challenges?

Oct 28 2014 9:41am CDT | Source: Big Government

This story originally appeared in Politico Magazine:  When President Obama, after months of equivocation over how to respond to the takeover of parts of Iraq and Syria by radical militants, announced in September that the United States would “lead a broad coalition to roll back this terrorist threat,” the White House swung quickly into action, sending proposed legislation to train and equip Syrian rebels t ...
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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 E ...
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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 Wh ...
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