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House GOP, Democrats clash over immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans took a tentative step toward offering citizenship to some unauthorized immigrants Tuesday, but hit an immediate wall of resistance from the White House on down as Democrats said it wasn’t […]

07/23/2013

In this July 17, 2013, file photo, Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Ark., center, and Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., right, chairman of the House Education Committee, walk to the floor of the House of Representatives for a vote to delay the individual and employer mandates of President Barack Obama's signature health care law, at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Voters shifting right force House GOP to keep pace

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans feel growing pressure to steer firmly right on key issues, thanks to changes in primary-election politics that are complicating Congress’ ability to solve big problems. Independent research supports the belief […]

07/22/2013

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GOP has tough choices on Voting Rights Act

ATLANTA (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court decision that gutted the Voting Rights Act has caught Republicans between new state autonomy that conservatives covet and the law’s popularity among voters even GOP leaders say the […]

07/04/2013

Rep. Kenny Marchant, R-Texas. (Photo credit: marchant.house.gov)

Immigration splits GOP’s national, House interests

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican Party’s hope of running stronger presidential races by revamping immigration is about to hit a big hurdle: House Republicans. Many House Republicans are chilly or openly hostile to the bipartisan […]

06/17/2013

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifying at Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the attack on the consulate in Benghazi, Libya (AP Photo)

GOP ready to push Benghazi case into 2014, beyond

WASHINGTON (AP) – Steady drips of information about a horrific night in Libya are fueling Republican arguments and ads designed to fire up the conservative base and undercut the Democrats’ early favorite for president in […]

05/11/2013

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Republican money backs immigration push

BOSTON (AP) — A growing network of Republican fundraisers wants to see the millions of immigrants living unlawfully in the United States granted a path toward legal status.

04/15/2013

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Ryan: New GOP budget resembles last year’s plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan says that the balanced-budget blueprint he’s releasing next week will look a lot like the plan Republicans passed last year.

03/06/2013

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Congress set to OK bill renewing anti-violence law

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans appeared resigned Thursday to accepting an ambitious expansion of the Violence Against Women Act that would bring gays, lesbians, immigrants and Native Americans under its protective umbrella.

02/28/2013

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Calif. GOP pins turnaround hopes on new chairman

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As Republicans nationwide reconsider the party’s direction, nowhere is their challenge more daunting than in California.

02/26/2013

Reince Priebus

Soul-searching in focus as GOP gathers in NC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Republican soul-searching begins in earnest this week as GOP officials from every state in the nation come together for the first time since their party’s November shellacking.

01/23/2013

Obama taxes

Poll shows support for raising taxes on the rich

WASHINGTON (AP) – An AP-GfK poll shows there’s clear support for President Barack Obama’s insistence on raising taxes on the highest-income Americans.

12/05/2012

Fiscal Cliff

White House rejects GOP fiscal cliff counteroffer

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House is rejecting a Republican counteroffer aimed at averting the “fiscal cliff,” saying it does not meet what the White House calls “the test of balance.”

12/03/2012

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