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Scott Walker: I Would Reject Iran Deal “On Day One” If Elected

Hugh Hewitt interviews Wisconsin Governor and probable presidential candidate Scott Walker (R) on his Wednesday show. Full audio and transcript here. HUGH HEWITT, HOST: Now I asked maybe one of your potential competitors yesterday, Senator Marco Rubio, who I know is a friend of yours. SCOTT WALKER: Good guy, yeah. HEWITT: I asked him yesterday […]

White House Stays Course on Homeownership Push

Officials at the White House and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are close to tapping Edward Golding, a senior adviser at HUD, to lead the Federal Housing Administration. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

Senate Passes GOP Budget After Late-Night Debate

WASHINGTON — The Senate early Friday passed a Republican budget plan that would cut spending by $ 5.1 trillion over 10 years, raise military funding and repeal Obamacare. The non-binding budget, debated all week and passed 52-46 during a 15-hour marathon session before the Easter recess, gives Republicans another crack at repealing the Affordable Care […]

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National Briefing | Midwest: Illinois: Jesse Jackson Jr. Leaves Prison

Former Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. left an Alabama federal prison early Thursday, two years after pleading guilty to spending $ 750,000 in campaign money on personal items. Full News here – NYT > Politics

Gohmert for President?

27 March 2015

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) told The Hill that he might run for president in 2016, saying “I haven’t ruled out an exploratory committee myself.” However, an aide later told the Texas Tribune that Gohmert was not entirely serious. Full News here – Political Wire

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Verbatim: Schock Says So Long to Congress

27 March 2015

Representative Aaron Schock, Republican of Illinois, who decorated his House office as if it were the set of “Downton Abbey,” made his final speech on Capitol Hill on Thursday. Full News here – First Draft

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2016 Brawl Breaks Out on Senate Floor

27 March 2015

Manu Raju, Politico Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Rare Truce in Land-Use Wars in Utah

27 March 2015

Legislation in the works would set aside some areas for wilderness and others for energy use. Congressional officials hope the deal could be replicated across the West. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at a news conference to warn about the abolishment of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in the proposed budget put forward by Senate Republicans

Exclusive: Upset by Warren, U.S. banks debate halting some campaign donations

27 March 2015

By Emily Flitter NEW YORK (Reuters) – Big Wall Street banks are so upset with Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren's call for them to be broken up that some have discussed withholding campaign donations to Senate Democrats in symbolic protest, sources familiar with the discussions said. Representatives from Citigroup, JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America, […]

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First Draft: Walker Denies Remarks Indicating Change in Immigration Stance

27 March 2015

Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin disputed a report that he told a private gathering of New Hampshire Republicans that he supported a pathway to legal status for undocumented immigrants. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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GOP Presidential Race Shaping Up as a Marathon

27 March 2015

“The race for the Republican presidential nomination is shaping up to be one of the most drawn-out in a generation,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “The candidate field looks unusually crowded, with more than a dozen contenders appealing to different slices of the GOP. The rise of super PACs allows candidates to stay in the […]

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Clinton Hiring Raises Question About Future Openings

27 March 2015

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s recent hiring of campaign staff raises the question of what will happen to people at some of the groups working on her behalf. Full News here – First Draft

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Obama Struggles With a Messy Mideast

27 March 2015

Analysis: The Middle East has descended into a state of disarray unusual even for that troubled region, imperiling President Barack Obama’s policy dreams and leaving him with limited ability to control events. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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National Briefing | Southwest: Texas: Judge Blocks Benefits for Gay Couples

26 March 2015

A judge granted a preliminary injunction that stays expansion of the definition of spouse under the Family and Medical Leave Act to include same-sex couples. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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