The Lower Congress Sinks, The Higher Voter Turnout Might Be

The Lower Congress Sinks, The Higher Voter Turnout Might Be

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Could voter disdain for Congress motivate more people to turn out this November? Could be. A new Gallup study suggests ...

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Analysis: 6 Californias? GOP Probably Wouldn’t Be Helped By Bust-Up

Analysis: 6 Californias? GOP Probably Wouldn’t Be Helped By Bust-Up

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times As long as there have been state capitals, there have been people outside those capitals lamenting that lawmakers -- in Sacramento, Denver, D ...

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Rep. Gowdy Says He’ll Bring Prosecutor’s Focus, Fairness To Benghazi Probe

Rep. Gowdy Says He’ll Bring Prosecutor’s Focus, Fairness To Benghazi Probe

By Ali Watkins, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Rep. Trey Gowdy's got a late-night habit. "He eats a ridiculously lot of pizza," said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican f ...

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Report: Majority Of Americans Don’t Want To Immediately Deport Refugee Children

Report: Majority Of Americans Don’t Want To Immediately Deport Refugee Children

Many politicians, including President Obama, have been adamant that the Central American migrant children who have crossed the border in recent months should be returned home as s ...

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U.S. House of Representatives Votes To Sue Obama

U.S. House of Representatives Votes To Sue Obama

Washington (AFP) -- The Republican-led House of Representatives voted Wednesday to sue President Barack Obama for allegedly overstepping his powers, a move swiftly denounced by hi ...

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House’s Vote To Sue Obama Is Historic Foray Into Checks, Balances

House’s Vote To Sue Obama Is Historic Foray Into Checks, Balances

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The House's vote to sue President Barack Obama is the first such legal challenge by a chamber of Congress against a p ...

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Two Years After Aurora, Where’s The Gun Reform?

Two Years After Aurora, Where’s The Gun Reform?

It’s been two years since the tragic Aurora, Colorado theater shooting, which killed 12 people and injured 70. But although many politicians, including President Obama, vowed that ...

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House Benghazi Committee Wants $3.3 Million For Latest Investigation

House Benghazi Committee Wants $3.3 Million For Latest Investigation

House Republicans still consumed by uncovering a Benghazi scandal now plan to spend up to $3.3 million to investigate the 2012 attack, according to a document obtained by USA Toda ...

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Three House Members In Contentious Fight For Majority Whip Post

Three House Members In Contentious Fight For Majority Whip Post

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — California Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s apparent grip on the race to become the new House majority leader has set off a conte ...

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