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John Boehner coup: Mark Meadows files motion to oust House Speaker

John Boehner coup: Mark Meadows files motion to oust House Speaker

Tea party champion Rep. Mark Meadows filed a motion Tuesday to oust House Speaker John A. Boehner from his leadership post, vcialis 40mg escalating the feud between a faction of conservative lawmakers and the Republican leadership. Mr. Meadows, North Carolina Republican, filed a motion to “vacate the chair,” which could force a no-confidence vote by […]

EPA deletes “navigable” from statute – states sue

EPA deletes “navigable” from statute – states sue

Should All Workers Be Paid At Least $15 An Hour?

Judge rules illegal immigrant parents with children should be released

Judge rules illegal immigrant parents with children should be released

Illegal immigrant parents and children should usually be released rather than held in custody, a federal judge ruled late Friday in a decision that could put thousands more illegal immigrants out on the streets, where they’re less likely to return for their deportation hearings. The sweeping decision, by U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee, gives […]

Expedition To Study Global Warming Put On Hold Because Of TOO MUCH ICE

Expedition To Study Global Warming Put On Hold Because Of TOO MUCH ICE

White House defends sanctuary cities, threatens to veto crackdown bill  

 The White House vowed Thursday to veto a bill to punish sanctuary cities, instead calling on Congress to legalize illegal immigrants as the way to solve the problem of criminals who shouldn’t be on the streets. The threat came just hours before the House was expected to pass a bill that would withhold money from […]

Obama aides deny secret U.N.-Iran side deals  

Obama aides deny secret U.N.-Iran side deals   

Obama administration officials denied Republican accusations Wednesday that the United Nations made secret side deals with Iran over the inspection of Iranian military sites, pill as lawmakers demanded that the administration disclose the fine print of the nuclear agreement and raised fresh objections to the historic accord. White House National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice […]

CA Congressman Xavier Becerra proposes short-term Social Security fix  

CA Congressman Xavier Becerra proposes short-term Social Security fix   

 Social Security’s disability trust fund will run out of money next year, the program’s trustees reported Wednesday – but a California congressman said there’s a short-term fix that would require Republicans to put aside hope of immediate and broader reform. The main retirement program, known as old age and survivors benefits, will remain solvent through […]

Illegal immigrant victim’s mother: ‘We are at war right here in this country’

Illegal immigrant victim’s mother: ‘We are at war right here in this country’

Choking back tears, parents and wives whose relatives were killed by illegal immigrants pleaded with Congress Tuesday to begin to enforce immigration laws, saying that but for bad federal policies and sanctuary cities, their relatives would still be alive. “I want you to be angry that America’s borders are wide open,” said Laura Wilkerson, mother […]

UPDATE: Pres. Obama orders all flags at half mast–Five service members shot: One Marine’s quest to show them respect–The Half Mast Challenge

UPDATE: Pres. Obama orders all flags at half mast–Five service members shot: One Marine’s quest to show them respect–The Half Mast Challenge

Update: Responding to mounting criticism, President Barack Obama ordered the American flag be lowered to half-staff in honor of the Chattanooga shooting victims. Marine Mike Shepard has issued a challenge to President Obama: “We should come together and fly our flags at staff mast until the 30th of July. The 30th will mark the two-week […]