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  1. News - World - US POLITICS

    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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    Fox News boss offered to set up Petraeus run for White House

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... be "bankrolling" the campaign- a reference to Murdoch. "The big boss is bankrolling it. Roger's going to run it. And the rest of us are going to be your in-house." "Yeah, right, ...

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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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    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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    Obama insists Cantor defeat won't kill immigration bill hopes

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

    ... the party will never recapture the White House without repairing ties to the fast-growing community. In 2012, Obama beat Republican Mitt Romney by 71 per cent to 27 per cent among Hispanics, who ... 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 ...

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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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    United States House vote brings government shutdown closer

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

    ... to delay implementation of Obamacare by one year. The White House sharply rebuked the move, and warned it was a step towards shuttering federal agencies once the fiscal year ends overnight. It also ... of the Republican Party who votes for this bill is voting for a shutdown," White House spokesman Jay Carney said. The White House Office of Management and Budget separately warned that Obama ...

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    House of Representatives threatens Obamacare amid budget tensions

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

    ... said they were considering a series of controversial initiatives to attach to that bill. A White House official said Obama told Boehner in the call that the American people had worked long ... 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 ...

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

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

    ... Boehner on Friday showed a flash of temper when he referred to suggestions from the White House that Democrats had the advantage. "This isn't some damn game," he said, his voice ... 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 ...




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