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Cantor, Ex-Majority Leader, to Leave Congress Early

The early departure of Eric Cantor, the Virginia Republican, could allow his successor to participate in the lame-duck session of Congress this fall. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor arrives for House Republican leadership elections in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington

Congressman Cantor to resign seat early: Richmond Times-Dispatch

(Reuters) – Congressman Eric Cantor said he will resign his seat effective Aug. 18, months earlier than expected following a shock primary election defeat, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported on Friday. Cantor, who on Thursday stepped down from his leadership position in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, said he had asked Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to […]

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Huckabee To Lead World Tour For Pastors In Early Primary States

Mike Huckabee is inviting evangelical pastors from Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada — the early presidential primary states — to join him on a 10-day tour to discover “the human instruments used by God to change the world’s history,” the Christian Broadcast Network reported Friday. Full News here – Politics – The Huffington […]

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Earnest gets early ‘honeymoon,’ but little expected to change post Carney

The White House press corps is giving incoming Press Secretary Josh Ernest high marks for dealing with reporters in a fair, level-headed manner during previous roles in the administration — a solid opening position in a relationship that by nature in often intense and adversarial. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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GM Ignored Early Warning on Stalling

Lawmakers offered a fresh example of General Motors ignoring an employee’s warning in 2005 of “serious safety problem” with the ignition switch on the 2006 Impala that could lead to a “big recall” for unexpected stalling as new round of hearings got underway in Washington. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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The House’s new boss: An early media swoon (by some) for Kevin McCarthy

When a politician wins an election or a promotion, the press often scrambles to answer the question: Who is this guy? Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Why It’s Too Early to Hit the Inflation Panic Button

Robert Litan: Those trying to figure out when inflation has ticked up enough to trigger an interest rate hike by the Fed may be intrigued by the recent small uptick in the price index for personal consumption expenditures. But it’s too early to hit the inflation panic button. Full News here – Washington Wire

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A Viewer’s Guide to 2014 and Early 2015

Major Garrett, National JournalFor the remainder of this year, Obama’s “Year of Action” will yield precisely what it has already—incremental policy changes torturously wrapped in ever-more-garish spin garb. The act will wear thin; Obama’s narrative, such as it is, will flatten; and Republican anticipation for midterm gains—already running ahead of the polls—will conspire against any […]

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Why It’s Still Too Early to Judge the Health-Care Law

The latest Affordable Care Act enrollment numbers underscore that it is still too early for any final pronouncements about the success, or failure, of the health-care law. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Rand Paul: Republicans Who Want To Eliminate Early Voting, I Think That’s A Mistake

DAVID AXELROD: Let me ask you question related to this. There's been a lot of attention paid to all over the country to rules that constrict voting rights, asking for IDs from voters, birth certificates to register, shorter hours and so on. Do you think that has sent a negative message to minority communities? SEN. […]

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