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GOP senator blocks approval of US ambassadors WASHINGTON (AP) A Republican senator has blocked the approval of President Barack Obama's nominee for ambassador to Russia and top diplomats for several other nations.
Yahoo! News | 19 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
King of the Hill: Making a Push to Be House Speaker Scott Turner, a former N.F.L. defensive back and a Republican lawmaker in the Texas House, wants to unseat the current speaker by rallying more conservative Republicans.
New York Times | 22 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.S. Senate Democrats relent on transport funding, accept longer extension By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With time running out to avert cutbacks in federal transportation money due to start on Friday, Democratic leaders in the U.S. Senate agreed to accept a Republican plan to extend funding for highway and transit const
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US lawmakers postpone recess to deal with immigration In a last-ditch effort to schedule a vote dealing with a influx of undocumented Central American children, the US House of Representatives postponed their summer recess Thursday. The move came after the Republican-controlled chamber scrapped a vote earlie
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GOP Tells Obama to Ignore Congress One Day After Suing Him for Ignoring Congress On Wednesday, House Republicans sued President Obama for acting on his own without approval from Congress. On Thursday, House Republicans told President Obama he should act on his own to fix the border crisis. The messaging whiplash resulted from Speaker
Yahoo! News | Jul 31, 2014 8:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Candidate goes homeless to show economic gap The Republican candidate for California governor said Thursday he spent a week living as a homeless person in Fresno to highlight the disparity between the governor's claim that the state is making an ...
Yahoo! News | Jul 31, 2014 7:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oklahoma lawmakers in showdown with college leaders over guns on campus By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Two Oklahoma lawmakers are pushing to have college students and faculty carrying firearms, a move they said would enhance safety on campuses but university presidents said is an unnecessary plan that could cause
Yahoo! News | Jul 31, 2014 7:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The GOPs Big Border Bill Fail In a huge embarrassment for the Republican leadership, the House has withdrawn a bill that would deal with the southern border crisis.
Yahoo! News | Jul 31, 2014 7:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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GOP's Cochran seeks voters at 'Giant Houseparty' PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) Republican Sen. Thad Cochran said Thursday that he's asking for the support of Mississippi voters in November "no matter your skin color, or how much money you have."
Yahoo! News | Jul 31, 2014 7:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
House Republicans May Skip Town After Whiffing on Border Bill House Republicans may be heading into a five-week summer break with a big swing-and-a-miss.Party leaders abruptly pulled a $659 million spending bill addressing the child migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border after they could not find enough votes to p
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