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Longshot Bid for Boehner's Ouster Filed by Fellow Republican

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 19:32 Written by
A U.S. House Republican filed a procedural move Tuesday that could set off a longshot maneuver to topple Speaker John Boehner from his post -- if a committee controlled by the speaker allows it to advance. North Carolina Representative Mark Meadows’s procedural move to declare Boehner’s office vacant, while almost certain to fail, again demonstrates the frustration with Boehner among conservative Republicans. They have made previous challenges to his leadership. The measure filed by Meadows…
President Barack Obama criticises tone of US poll campaign
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 19:27 Written by
Obama has long been irked by sharp edged Republican rhetoric, which has cast him as foreigner born in Kenya, and more recently, a state sponsor of terror.
Chuck Schumer still mum on Iran
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 19:24 Written by
Story highlightsLevin's support comes amidst an intense debate on Capitol Hill over whether vote down the Obama administration's deal with Iran.The Israeli government has harshly criticized the agreement and predicted it will lead to Iran obtaining a nuclear bomb. Washington (CNN)The longest-serving Jewish member currently in Congress announced Tuesday that he'll back the Iran nuclear deal, saying it is the best way to protect Israel. "I believe that Israel,
Capitol Hill Buzz: Sorry former members _ seating limited for pope's fall address to Congress
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 19:22 Written by
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Seats on the floor of the House chamber are not for everybody. But when Pope Francis addresses Congress this fall, they're going to be even harder to get than usual - and this means you, former senators and representatives. In an unusual move, the House voted Tuesday to limit those allowed into the chamber for that historic Sept. 24 meeting to 11 categories of people. That's six categories fewer than
Tom Steyer defends Hillary Clinton on Keystone
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 19:21 Written by
DES MOINES, Iowa — Tom Steyer’s hard green line is turning soft when it comes to Hillary Clinton. The billionaire climate activist has spent more than $100 million of his personal fortune to support green-minded candidates and ballot initiatives in the past five years, ruffling the Washington establishment while threatening to torpedo even fellow Democrats who don’t hew the line on controversies like the Keystone XL oil pipeline. But he declined repeatedly Tuesday to criticize
Donald Trump says he'd tap Sarah Palin for a Cabinet post
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 19:19 Written by
Trump and Palin are pictured here in 2011. | Getty By Adam B. Lerner 7/28/15 6:36
Fox lowers threshold for early debate
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 19:19 Written by
Fox News is opening its 5 p.m. debate to all the announced Republican candidates who fail to make the cut for the Aug. 6 prime-time event, removing a requirement that participants reach at least 1 percent in polling. The change amounts to an insurance policy for candidates who were in danger of being disqualified from the vital first debate based on low polls – Carly Fiorina, former New York Gov. George Pataki and Sen. Lindsey
Cruz more alienated in Senate than ever
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 19:17 Written by
Rand Paul embarrassed Mitch McConnell a few months ago by forcing parts of the PATRIOT Act to expire on the Senate majority leader’s watch. But on Tuesday, McConnell rewarded his fellow Kentuckian by tapping him to help lead the charge to defund Planned Parenthood. And just this week, Utah Sen. Mike Lee infuriated McConnell with a move seen as undermining the GOP caucus on Obamacare — only to be accommodated on the issue after he
ON THE OUTS? GOP lawmaker files motion to boot Speaker Boehner
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 19:16 Written by
July 9, 2015: US House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks about an Iran nuclear deal during his weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Reuters) In a move unprecedented in the history of the House of Representatives, a Republican lawmaker filed a motion Tuesday to remove House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, from his post, in another sign of dissatisfaction with Boehner’s leadership by a number of House conservatives. Rep. Mark
Escudero quits powerful Congress committees
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 19:16 Written by
Watch premium ANC videos on iWantv or TFC.tv Senator Francis Escudero quit two powerful committees in Congress, leading some to speculate if it's a sign that he has finally decided on his political plans for next year. - ANC, The World Tonight, July 28, 2015
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