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Democrat senator accused of plagiarism claims PTSD

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers. The Democrat is running against Republican Rep ...

House border bill to include 'less than half' of Obama's request

[caption id="attachment_1657" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]House Republicans tasked with putting together a funding plan to deal with the humanitarian crisis at the border made it clear Thursday they won't give President Obam ...

Democrats fighting to overturn Supreme Court religious liberty decision

Democrats are pushing forward this week with an effort to reverse the Supreme Court decision allowing certain corporations to refuse to provide contraception coverage to employees. Both the House and Senate will take up procedural votes for a pair of ...

Bi-partisan bill would speed removal of Central American aliens

[caption id="attachment_1657" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Texas lawmakers announced legislation Monday to speed removals of tens of thousands of Central American kids from the U.S.-Mexico border, as Was ...

Obama wants blank check for border crisis

[caption id="attachment_2361" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell blamed Obama administration policies Thursday for the sudden arrival of tens of thousands of unaccompanied ...

Democrats introduce bills to undo SC decision on religious freedom

Democrats introduced twin bills Wednesday to undo the Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision that allows for-profit companies to opt out of contraception coverage required by the Affordable Care Act. In a 5-4 decision last week, the Supreme Court ruled t ...

Harry Reid shields Democrats from votes on gun rights bills

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid blocked a parade of campaign-season votes on gun rights on Wednesday that could have been a political thorn for Democrats seeking to retain control of the chamber in this fall's elections. The Nevad ...

Boehner: 'I disagree' with Palin, Ernst to impeach Obama

[caption id="attachment_28503" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner squashed new rumblings from some corners of his party to impeach President Obama over his executive actions, including his i ...

Boehner to sue president over execution of laws

[caption id="attachment_1796" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]House Speaker John Boehner said he planned to take the Obama administration to court over the president's use of executive actions to bypass Congress. Boehner, speaki ...

Boehner says he's 'all in' to remain as speaker

WASHINGTON (AP) — Days after House Republicans overhauled much of their leadership team, House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he's "all in" to remain as speaker in the new Congress that will meet next year. The Ohio Republican's remarks came ...


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