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Republican campaign committee has $31M to hold House

The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $ 10 million in March and has $ 31.2 million banked to defend the party’s majority, according to financial reports filed Sunday. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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A woman holds a cluster of U.S. flags during a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services naturalization ceremony in Oakland

House Republican leaders holding up immigration reform: Obama

President Barack Obama on Thursday called on the Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform, which he said was being held back by Republican leaders in the House of Representatives. "There is bipartisan support for comprehensive immigration reform," Obama said at a news conference. The Congress should act. "Right now what's holding us back is House […]

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President Barack Obama arrives in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 17, 2014, where he spoke about health care overhaul and the situation in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama argues healthcare law is working, rejects Republican criticism

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama mounted a vigorous effort on Thursday to show his signature healthcare law is working and dismissed Republican critics who are using flaws in Obamacare to campaign for ousting Democrats from the U.S. Congress in November. Appearing in the White House briefing room days before leaving the […]

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U.S. President Obama applauds after announcing Director of the Office of Management and Budget Burwell as his nominee to replace outgoing Health Secretary Sebelius, during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House

Obama’s new health secretary nominee draws early Republican fire

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama's new nominee for health secretary drew some early political fire from Republicans on Sunday in what could foreshadow a stormy election-year confirmation debate in the U.S. Senate over the future of the law known as Obamacare. Two days after Obama nominated his budget director, Sylvia Mathews […]

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Carville: If GOP Loses Against Hillary, “The Republican Party Will Be Extinct”

JAMES CARVILLE, DEMOCRATIC STRATEGIST: That's going to be the dominant issue. Fast forward to January 2015. The most likely, not the only scenario, is Hillary Clinton is the presumptive Democratic nominee. Everybody is going to have a poll showing how they fare in the general election against Hillary. That is going to be — they're […]

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Obama’s New Health Secretary Nominee Draws Early Republican Fire

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, April 13 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s new nominee for health secretary drew some early political fire from Republicans on Sunday in what could foreshadow a stormy election-year confirmation debate in the U.S. Senate over the future of the law known as Obamacare. Two days after Obama nominated his budget director, […]

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the National Action Network's 16th Annual Convention in New York

Obama lashes out at Republican efforts to restrict voting

By Jeff Mason NEW YORK (Reuters) – Closing out a week of commemorating progress from the Civil Rights Movement, President Barack Obama on Friday sharply criticized Republicans for leading efforts in some parts of the country to prevent citizens from voting. Obama's administration has challenged states that have implemented voter ID laws and other restrictions […]

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Another Republican Circus

Dana Milbank, Washington PostThe House Ways and Means Committee chairman was ready to send the panel’s files on former IRS official Lois Lerner to the Justice Department for a possible prosecution — a handover that could have been accomplished with a simple phone call to the attorney general. Instead, Camp put on a show. Full […]

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A State-by-State Breakdown of the Damage That Would Be Caused by the House Republican Budget

House Republicans this week are voting on a budget that protects tax breaks for the wealthiest rather than create opportunities for middle-class families to get ahead. It is the same old top-down approach and would raise taxes on middle-class families with children by an average of at least $ 2,000 in order to cut taxes […]

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Republican Rubio to offer bill on new education financing vehicles

By Caren Bohan and Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Senator Marco Rubio, a possible 2016 White House contender, will unveil legislation on Wednesday to broaden the use of financial vehicles known as "income share agreements" that students can use to fund their higher education costs. Under the agreements, which are marketed as an alternative […]

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