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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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High stakes, key players on big night for GOP

Nov 5 2014 4:32am CST | Source: Townhall's

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans rolled in a series of races Tuesday to seize control the Senate, the biggest prize in the midterm elections.This,... ...
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Exit poll: Financial worries turn voters to GOP

Nov 5 2014 3:31am CST | Source: Townhall's

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans took control of Congress with a big push from voters who feel they've been left behind in the ...
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Nepal's constitution drafting process gets stalled
Kathmandu, Nov 19 (IANS) The constitution drafting process in Nepal has been stalled for an indefinite period due to dispute among parties, political leaders said Tuesday. | by IANS
 
Modi arrives in Fiji, first Indian PM after 33 years
Suva (Fiji), Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Fiji capital early Wednesday, the first Indian prime minister to visit Fiji in 33 years. | by IANS
 
Israeli PM orders demolition of synagogue assailants' homes
Jerusalem, Nov 18 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Tuesday ordered security officials to demolish the homes of two Palestinians that perpetrated a deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue, his office said in a statement. | by IANS
 
 

Takeaways from the GOP romp

Nov 5 2014 3:21am CST | Source: POLITICO

The Republicans' national victory expands the party's reach in Congress and governor ...
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Rand Paul Taunts Hillary Clinton After GOP Victory

Nov 5 2014 12:32am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) wasted no time using the GOP’s new majority in the Senate in the face of potential 2016 presidential rival Hillary Clinton. Paul posted an entire Facebook album of photos of Clinton campaigning with candidates who lost on Tuesday. Each photo was tagged #HillarysLosers. On Twitter, Paul continued to attack Clinton, saying that the GOP’s victory on election day was a repudiation of her and President Barack Obama. Today voters sent a message to Pres. Obam ...
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Gavin Newsom Wins Another Term As California Lieutenant Governor

Nov 5 2014 12:01am CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Gavin Newsom won another term as California Lieutenant Governor on Tuesday, defeating Republican challenger Ron Nehring. Newsom was first elected to the post in 2010. Previously, he served as mayor of San Francisco. Nehring, formerly the chairman of the California Republican Party, trailed Newsom in both campaign fundraising and the polls. However, he said his broader goal in running a longshot campaign against the popular lieutenant governor was to he ...
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Maine Gov. Paul LePage Wins Re-election

Nov 4 2014 11:59pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) won re-election on Tuesday, despite being one of the most unpopular governors in the country. LePage won in part for the same reason he did in 2010: A crowded race split Democratic votes, paving the way for his victory. Four years ago, LePage narrowly beat independent Eliot Cutler, with the Democratic candidate coming in third. This year, Cutler fared considerably worse. He failed to gain traction with the voters and consiste ...
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Who is Joni Ernst?

Nov 4 2014 11:43pm CST | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

Joni Ernst rose to prominence on the back of an ad about castrating hogs, but she’s about to be known for something else: being the new star of the Republican Party. Born in the small farming town of Stanton, Ernst managed to defeat Rep. Bruce Braley in the race for retiring Senator Tom Harkin’s seat at least in part on the strength of her personal narrative and charm.  “I grew up castrating hogs on an Iowa f ...
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Tom Reed Defeats Martha Robertson In New York Congressional Race

Nov 4 2014 11:21pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

GOP Rep. Tom Reed defeated Democrat Martha Robertson on Tuesday. Reed and Robertson were vying to represent New York's 23rd District. Below, more live updates o ...
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