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Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Joe Biden: White House Correspondents’ Dinner 2014 – Politics Informer Video

Watch what happens when Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Vice President Joe Biden do not go to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

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House GOP Seeks New Migrant Plan

The head of the House Appropriations Committee said that President Barack Obama’s request for $ 3.7 billion in emergency supplemental funding to deal with the illegal migrant is “too much” and that he hopes to have an alternative approach soon. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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U.S. House Appropriations chair: Obama border security request too high

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration's $ 3.7 billion request for emergency funds to bolster U.S. border security and deal with a massive influx of migrant children from Central America is too high and will be reduced, an influential Republican lawmaker said on Friday. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers […]

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House Passes Permanent Depreciation Tax Break

The House voted to make permanent a depreciation tax break aimed at encouraging business investment and boosting the economy. However, its long-term prospects appeared dim, given its large cost to the federal budget. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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A Closer Look at House Republicans’ Record on Jobs

Jim Manley: House Speaker John Boehner is proud of what he calls his chamber’s record of passing jobs-related measures. Never mind, apparently, that these measures go nowhere in the Senate. Full News here – Washington Wire

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U.S. House Republicans to focus Obama lawsuit on Obamacare

By Richard Cowan and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Republicans said on Thursday they intend to make President Barack Obama's changes to his signature health insurance law the focus of a forthcoming lawsuit accusing him of overstepping his legal authorities. The House Rules Committee made public a "discussion draft" of legislation […]

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House Republicans Lay Out Legislation for Lawsuit Against Obama

House Speaker John Boehner’s planned lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s executive actions will focus on the White House’s decision to waive the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate without the consent of Congress, Republican leaders said Thursday. Full News here – Washington Wire

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White House to Rick Perry: OK, Let’s Meet

After Texas Gov. Rick Perry told President Obama that a “quick handshake on the tarmac” was not enough time to talk about the crisis on the border, the White House extended an invitation for a longer conversation when the president visits Dallas this week. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Sun rises to the east of the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington

U.S. House Republicans propose Fed reforms, set hearing

By Michael Flaherty WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday introduced a bill that would require the Federal Reserve to disclose more information, and set a hearing to discuss reform at the U.S. central bank. The title of the hearing is "Legislation to Reform the Federal Reserve on Its 100-year […]

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7/3/14: White House Press Briefing

7/3/14: White House Press Briefing – Politics Informer Video

White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing. Video Rating: 3 / 5

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