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  • U.S. House Republicans try resurrecting border funds bill

    U.S. House Republicans try resurrecting border funds bill
    The U.S. House of Representatives will try in coming days to pass legislation giving President Barack Obama additional funds to deal with a flood of Central American child immigrants, after Republicans who control the chamber on Thursday revolted...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz rallies GOP against border bill; House delays vacation

    Sen. Ted Cruz rallies GOP against border bill; House delays vacation
    On a day that was supposed to signal new leadership in the House, Speaker John A. Boehner was plagued with the same old GOP infighting Thursday when he was forced to abruptly cancel a vote to approve $659 million in emergency funding for the border crisis...
  • House GOP urges Obama to act unilaterally on border, while suing him for acting unilaterally on ACA

    I don’t think the House leadership intended this to be funny. But it’s pretty funny. Faced with a rebellion from the right, House Speaker John Boehner a short time ago pulled a bill that would have authorized $659 million in emergency...
  • Senate GOP blocks $2.7 billion border security bill

    Senate GOP blocks $2.7 billion border security bill
    U.S. Senate legislation giving President Barack Obama $2.7 billion to deal with tens of thousands of Central American migrant children amassing at the southwestern U.S. border was blocked on Thursday by Republican opposition. By a vote of 50-44, 10 short...
  • Obama's latest executive order aimed at labor law violations

    Obama's latest executive order aimed at labor law violations
    Saying he won’t let the threat of a Republican lawsuit “stop me from doing what needs to be done,” President Obama signed a new executive order Thursday designed to make it tougher for companies to win federal contracts if they violate...
  • Republicans can't stop talking about impeaching Obama

    When Republicans in Congress complained about his relentless attacks on their record, reporters dubbed President Truman "Give 'em Hell Harry." To which Truman fired back: "I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell!"...
  • Impeachment 'Scam?' Both Parties Can Play

    House Speaker John Boehner has debunked all of the talk about Republicans possibly impeaching President Obama. He called it “a scam started by Democrats at the White House.” That’s news. I thought it was a scam started by Sarah Palin....
  • Obama makes it harder for firms with labor violations to get U.S. pacts

    Obama makes it harder for firms with labor violations to get U.S. pacts
    Saying he won't let the threat of a Republican lawsuit "stop me from doing what needs to be done," President Obama signed an executive order designed to make it tougher for companies to win federal contracts if they violate their workers' rights. With...
  • Republicans shocked -- shocked! -- at speculation over Obama impeachment

    WASHINGTON -- House Republicans were rushing out the door for Congress' five-week summer recess Thursday divided for once on how to oppose President Barack Obama: impeach him for failing to "faithfully executive the laws" or just sue him for it? They had...
  • Obama: House GOP border plan is 'extreme' and 'going nowhere'

    Obama: House GOP border plan is 'extreme' and 'going nowhere'
    President Obama blasted House Republicans for focusing on "extreme" and "partisan message bills," rather than solving problems, highlighting how little lawmakers have accomplished before leaving town for a summer recess.  Speaking to reporters at the...
  • A memory of a maiden speech mishap

    This time, when Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, stood to address the House of Representatives and Speaker John Boehner asked why, he had the formula down pat:  "Mr. Speaker, I ask unanimous consent to address the House for one minute, and to revise...