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  1. News - World - US POLITICS

    Defeat of US House Republican leader Eric Cantor starts scramble for jobs

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 09:10pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Leader's defeat starts scramble for jobs The primary defeat of US House Republican leader Eric Cantor not only paves the way for a new party chief- it could also open the door for a new chairman of the House Financial Services Committee. When Jeb Hensarling, chairman of the committee, emerged on Wednesday as a possible contender for Cantor's job, ...

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    Texas Governor Rick Perry arrested for abusing his power

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:15pm by NYT

    ... It also poses an obstacle for Perry, who has an extensive travel schedule ahead to presidential primary states as he considers another run for the White House. Perry faces felony counts of abuse ...

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    Bill Clinton refutes claims Hillary is 'out of touch' with middle-class life

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 09:13pm by Reuters

    ... "dead broke" and in debt after leaving the White House in 2001 and then drew more fire after suggesting to The Guardian newspaper last weekend that the Clintons are not "truly well ... News' David Gregory, in an interview to be shown on Sunday. Bill Clinton said his wife, a former secretary of state and likely Democratic contender for the White House in 2016, had been working ...

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    Obama insists Cantor defeat won't kill immigration bill hopes

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 09:10pm by AFP

    ... hurriedly regrouped following the defeat of House Republican leader Eric Cantor in a primary election, in which his dark-horse opponent blasted him as a favouring "amnesty" for illegal ... of the House that he needs to reject it," said Obama, reasoning that Cantor lost because he failed to show sufficient leadership on immigration. "We need to get immigration reform done." ...

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    House Speaker John Boehner emerges weakened from budget and debt fight

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 08:21am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington John Boehner's reluctance to stand up to 'tea party' conservatives despite doubting their strategy has left the House speaker diminished The big loser ... of the weakness of House Speaker John Boehner, the moderate Republican who reluctantly led conservatives' push until it was clear that no solution would emerge from his fractured caucus. Boehner ...

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    US House speaker John Boehner to 'take single bullet' on spending, debt

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... on spending, debt With his troops anxious for a way forward, John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, began a closed-door meeting with fellow Republicans on Friday morning ... "Obamacare", President Barack Obama's initiative to make health care affordable. Asked what the House was doing, congressman Devin Nunes, a Boehner loyalist, said: "You really have to call ...

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    United States House vote brings government shutdown closer

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Republicans defy Obama by backing measure to delay his health care law for a year; Senate Democratic leader says this will be rejected House vote prompts likely shutdown The US House approved early yesterday a Republican plan that keeps the government open, but its attempt to delay President Barack Obama's health care law means the measure ...

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    House of Representatives threatens Obamacare amid budget tensions

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... melodrama- will they or won't they shut down the government- took centre stage on Friday when the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill to fund the government, but only ... in the House cast their votes, staged a noisy celebration in front of a placard declaring, "Senate Must Act", and then left town for several days to give time for the Senate to demolish its ...

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    Hillary Clinton proud of achievements at State Department, memoir reveals

    Posted May 28th 2014, 08:58pm by AP

    ... Simon & Schuster. She is expected to announce whether she will seek the White House in 2016 by late this year and the book arrives as Republicans have questioned her handling of the 2012 ...

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    Jeb Bush just the man for president, says John Boehner

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:11pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Antonio, United States Senior Republican taps yet another Bush for the White House, but it looks like a long shot Jeb the manto runAmerica:Boehner The top Republican in Congress has delivered his strongest hint about his preference for the White House. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said he's "nudged" Jeb Bush to seek ...




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