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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Rep. McCarthy Likely House Majority Leader As Sessions Drops Out

Rep. McCarthy Likely House Majority Leader As Sessions Drops Out

By Michael Doyle, William Douglas and Maria Recio, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The race for House majority leader abruptly ended Thursday night when Rep. Pete Sessio ...

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Washington Reels As Eric Cantor Loses To Tea Party Challenger

Washington Reels As Eric Cantor Loses To Tea Party Challenger

By Lisa Mascaro, Michael A. Memoli and Mark Z. Barabak, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- In a shocking political defeat guaranteed to upend Republican Party politics, House ...

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Michelle Obama Assails Plan To Lower School Lunch Standards

Michelle Obama Assails Plan To Lower School Lunch Standards

Washington (AFP) - Michelle Obama lashed out in a newspaper opinion piece Thursday against Republican plans to roll back recently improved nutrition standards in American schools, ...

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U.S. House Passes Reforms Curbing NSA Bulk Data Collection

U.S. House Passes Reforms Curbing NSA Bulk Data Collection

Washington (AFP) - The House of Representatives passed landmark reforms Thursday curbing U.S. bulk collection of Americans' telephone records, the first step toward restricting NS ...

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U.S. House Panel Votes To End Mass NSA Surveillance

U.S. House Panel Votes To End Mass NSA Surveillance

Washington (AFP) - In a major congressional step towards curtailing widespread surveillance of millions of Americans, a House panel voted Wednesday to end the dragnet collection o ...

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House Republicans Vote To Reverse Billions In Deficit Savings

House Republicans Vote To Reverse Billions In Deficit Savings

On Wednesday, the House -- by a vote of 230-188 -- passed one of the six “tax extenders” bills recently approved by the Ways and Means Committee. The measure, which accounts speci ...

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Federal Prosecutor-Turned-Lawmaker To Head GOP’s Benghazi Probe

Federal Prosecutor-Turned-Lawmaker To Head GOP’s Benghazi Probe

By James Rosen and Nancy Youssef, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner on Monday chose Rep. Trey Gowdy, a South Carolina Republican and former feder ...

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