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A Line in the Tar Sands: Naomi Klein on the Climate

"The House [of Representatives] has now signed our death warrants and the death warrants of our children and grandchildren.... We are a sovereign nation, and we are not being treated as such. We will close our reservation borders to Keystone XL. Show More Summary

U.S. House to Hold Hearing on Export Ban

A House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing on Dec. 11 to explore whether a decades-old law that prohibits the export of crude oil makes sense in an era of domestic energy abundance.

Roma and Local Politics

"All politics is local," said legendary politician Tip O'Neill. But if O'Neill hadn't risen to the nationally prominent position of speaker of the House of Representatives, no one would remember this quotation, which comes from the time...Show More Summary

Gingrich: House Benghazi Report Was ‘Co-Opted by the CIA’

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

After the House of Representatives released a report indicating that the Benghazi attacks were not the result of CIA inaction nor of “an intelligence failure”, Newt Gingrich appeared on CNN today to explain why they made that conclusion: they were obviously co-opted by the CIA.

Bipartisan Political Agenda

Bipartisan Proaction for Jobs, Revenues and Prosperity With control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate it is now incumbent upon the Republican party in conjunction with the President and the Democratic Minority Leaders...Show More Summary

Obama to GOP Critics on Immigration: 'Pass a Bill'

President Barack Obama shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration with a challenge to House of Representatives Republicans. "Well, my response is pass a bill," Obama said in the interview with ABC's This Week taped on Friday. "Congress has a responsibility to deal with these issues and there are some things that I can

Obama to GOP critics of executive action on immigration: If you don’t like it, ‘pass a bill’

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

President Barack Obama shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration with a challenge to House of Representatives Republicans: if you don’t like it, do something. Obama was asked in an interview broadcast on Sunday about House Speaker John Boehner’s assertion that he was...

DEROY MURDOCK: The Silence Of The Colored People. Voters on Election Day chose Tim Scott as Sout…

DEROY MURDOCK: The Silence Of The Colored People. Voters on Election Day chose Tim Scott as South Carolina’s U.S. senator. They also sent Utah’s Mia Love and Texas’ Will Hurd to the U.S. House of Representatives. Thus, the 114th Congress will include three black Republicans. This is a new high-water mark for black Americans. Too […]

Verbatim: Whatever It Takes

President Obama, in Las Vegas, on the measures he was willing to take to the get the House of Representatives to vote on an immigration bill.

House leader: Obama 'sabotages' bipartisan immigration policy

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Amanda Becker and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Friday that President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration had sabotaged chances for bipartisan legislation and vowed to lead a fight to block the order. Show More Summary

House GOP Sues Obama Administration to Stop "Unilateral Actions" on Obamacare

House Speaker John Boehner announced Friday that Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have sued President Barack Obama's administration to contest “unilateral actions on the health care law that they say are abuses of the president’s executive authority,” the New York Times reports.

Immigration reform: The when is now and it's long overdue

Fresh off a victory in which they took control of both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, the GOP suddenly finds itself in a jam.

Boehner Files Lawsuit Over Obamacare

House Speaker John Boehner says The House of Representatives has filed a long-delayed lawsuit over President Obama’s changes to Obamacare. “Time after time, the president has chosen to ignore the will of the American people and re-write federal law on his own without a vote of Congress. Show More Summary

House Republicans sue over Obama's healthcare law

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday filed a long-anticipated lawsuit challenging the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law over employer-based coverage and payments to insurers, according to court documents. Show More Summary

House sues over Obamacare changes (Copy of Complaint)

The House of Representatives filed suit this morning over Obama administration unilateral changes to Obamacare. A complete copy of the Complaint is embedded at the bottom of this post. This is expected to be the template for suit over immigration

House Republicans sue over Obama's healthcare law

last weekNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday sued over the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, according to court documents. The lawsuit, which was filed in a federal...Show More Summary

HOUSE FILES CHALLENGE OVER THE CHANGES TO THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

Today, we filed our complaint United States House of Representatives v. Burwell, in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The House’s complaint contains eight counts concerning constitutional and statutory violations of law related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). There are a myriad of unilateral amendments to this […]

Steve King Warns: 'If America Boils Over, So Will the United States House of Representatives'

On Thursday’s coverage of President Barack Obama’s address to the nation regarding changes to executive immigration policy, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) made an appearance to react to the executive action. King questioned the constitutionality of the action and question the authenticity of Obama’s remarks. Show More Summary

Congressman Criticizes ‘Selective Prosecution’ of CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou, Calls for Pardon

On the floor of House of Representatives on November 17, Virginia Democratic Representative Jim Moran put forward a stinging rebuke of the “selective prosecution” of former CIA officer and whistleblower John Kiriakou. He asked President...Show More Summary

How the House Would Prevent Scientists From Advising the EPA on Their Own Research

The House of Representatives has passed legislation (H.R. 1422) that prohibits academic scientists on EPA's Scientific Advisory committee from participating in "activities that directly or indirectly involve review of evaluation of their...Show More Summary

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