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First lady bucks GOP on school lunch rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — First ladies typically avoid getting into public scraps, but Michelle Obama has jumped into perhaps her biggest battle yet. She’s fighting a House Republican effort to soften a central part of her prized […]

07/05/2014

Rep. Jeff Denham, whose district is in California's agricultural heartland of the San Joaquin Valley, is not worried that Congress' failure to pass immigration legislation will hurt his reelection.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci,file)

California Republicans stress immigration support

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. David Valadao says he’s not worried that Congress’ failure to pass immigration legislation will hurt his prospects for re-election to a district in California’s agricultural heartland. Same goes for GOP […]

05/17/2014

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

GOP wants more control over picking 2016 nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee wants to take more control over how the party picks a White House nominee. The RNC was to meet Wednesday in Memphis, Tennessee, to choose members who will […]

05/07/2014

House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left, accompanied by Senate Budget Committee Chair Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/ Scott Applewhite, File)

Budget bill moves toward final passage in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan budget bill that would ease some but not all of painful budget cuts that would otherwise slam the Pentagon and domestic agencies passed a pivotal test in the Senate on […]

12/17/2013

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Top Democrat Hoyer says GOP is stalling on budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — The No. 2 Democrat in the House said Tuesday that the top GOP negotiator on the budget is not interested in finding a compromise that would replace automatic budget cuts known as […]

11/19/2013

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

House GOP gets its say on insurance cancellations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans renewed an assault on President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul and his own credibility on Friday as they pushed toward House passage of a measure to let insurers keep offering health coverage that […]

11/15/2013

Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Business, GOP establishment say tea party is over

WASHINGTON (AP) — A slice of corporate America thinks tea partyers have overstayed their welcome in Washington and should be shown the door in next year’s congressional elections. In what could be a sign of […]

10/28/2013

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, left, and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Shutdown showdown widened GOP-tea party rift

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republicans’ clear defeat in the budget-debt brawl has widened the rift between the Grand Old Party and the blossoming tea party movement that helped revive it. Implored by House Speaker John […]

10/18/2013

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu speaks during a meeting of the State Budget Crisis Task Force at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Establishment GOPers assail tea party on shutdown

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — From county chairmen to national party luminaries, veteran Republicans across the country are accusing tea party lawmakers of staining the GOP with their refusal to bend in the budget impasse […]

10/11/2013

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GOP tensions on display at California convention

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Tea party activists made an energetic showing Saturday at a California Republican Party convention, promoting resolutions to block the state’s high-speed rail project and require voters to show photo identification at […]

10/05/2013

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