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Paul Ryan Elected Speaker Of The House
New Speaker Paul Ryan says the House is broken. After accepting the Speaker's gavel, the Wisconsin Republican noted bitter partisan rancor and said it is time to "wipe the slate clean." Ryan urged Republicans and Democrats to "pray for each other...
GOP’s Kevin McCarthy Bows Out Of Speakers Race
In a huge surprise, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is out of the race for Speaker of the House. The California Republican withdrew his name in a closed meeting of House Republicans. McCarthy told reporters that his withdrawal is the best thing for the party...
Boehner Warns The President On Immigration
GOP House Speaker John Boehner is warning President Obama to think twice before trying to reform the nation's immigration system through executive actions. He said it would "poison the well."
The President has vowed to do what he can to reform immigration because of congression…
Boehner Opposes Impeachment Of President Obama
House Speaker John Boehner says he disagrees with calls to impeach President Barack Obama, but asserts that others can make a determination on their own whether the chief executive deserves it.
He made his comments as Sarah Palin and others have come out in recent days for impeachment...
U.S. Senate Approves Gay Rights Bill
The Senate has approved a bill outlawing workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.
 
    The vote reflected the nation's rapidly evolving attitude toward gay rights nearly two decades after Congress rejected same-sex marriage. The...

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