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Government Shutdown Could Cost Republicans The House
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, House of Representatives, dishonesty, ethics, government, news, republicans )

- 1325 days ago -
Republicans could be at risk of losing the House of Representatives in 2014, according to the first battleground poll from PPP since the government shutdown. In 17 districts, generic Democrats are leading a GOP incumbent among registered voters.
Mission Accomplished: The Tea Party Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government shutdown, Boehner, Cruz, GOP/TP, House of Representatives, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics )

- 1330 days ago -
The Tea Party Republicans should hang a "Mission Accomplished" banner across the House of Representatives. They could flank it with large portraits of Senator Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican who has in fact, if not in name, replaced John Boehner as Speaker
Senate Rejects House's Funding Bill In Party Line Vote
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Obamacare, senate, house of representatives, government shutdown, news, government, republicans, democrats, politics )

- 1332 days ago -
The vote once again sends a "clean" continuing resolution back to the House of Representatives, which now has less than 10 hours to pass the Senate bill before the government shuts down at midnight on Tuesday.
A Farm Bill Only Monsanto Could Love
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Corey Hill, House of Representatives, Monsanto, Political, U.S. Department of Agriculture )

- 1691 days ago -
Three provisions in the bill would make it more difficult to regulate the safety of genetically modified crops. Consumers fight back with a flurry of organizing.
The US House of Representatives Opens Door for US War With Iran
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: House of Representatives, Dennis Kucinich, Congress, war, Iran, USA, Memorial Day, resolution, military, destruction )

- 1826 days ago -
The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution on Iran that moves the United States much closer to a war footing against Iran as many experts and diplomats warn America is ready for attack. This Memorial Day recall the price of war!
House Passes CISPA: Make Sure It Dies In The Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CISPA, Senate, civil liberties, cyber privacy, House of Representatives )

- 1853 days ago -
The Senate will consider cyber security legislation in the coming weeks. Let's turn up the heat right away: Tell the Senate to reject CISPA and any and all legislation that doesn't respect privacy and civil liberties.
House Passes Bill to Prolong 'Cash for Clunkers'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: House of Representatives, cash, cars, debt, deepergovernment )

- 2854 days ago -
The House approved a bill Friday afternoon to provide $2 billion to continue the federal government's week-old "cash for clunkers" program, which has proven so popular with consumers that it was almost out of cash.

- 3360 days ago -
HCM2003 ("Opposing the North American Union") was just voted on in the AZ House and it failed. If one of the Representatives whom voted "NO" on this bill moves for reconsideration within 24-hours, then discussion is re-opened & previous vote is null.
3rd Time Is NOT a Charm for Kuchinich...Unfortunately!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Dennis Kuchinich, Congress, Dick Cheney, House of Representatives, vote, impeach )

- 3486 days ago -
The House voted Tuesday to stop Rep. Dennis Kucinich's, D-Ohio, effort to bring up a debate on impeaching Vice President Dick Cheney....the House voted 218-194 to send it to committee, effectively killing it. :(
House Democrats Press Bush on Subpoenas - Yahoo! News
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: house of representatives, Democrats, subpoenas, contempt of Congress, Justice Dept )

- 3487 days ago -
House Democrats threatened Monday to hold President Bush's key confidants in contempt of Congress unless they comply with subpoenas for information on the Justice Department's purge of federal prosecutors last winter.
How Republicans Block Democratic Initiatives in the House: The Motion to Commit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Motion to Commit, Congress, House of Representatives, Democrats, Republicans, Us government )

- 3499 days ago -
UK Guardian reveals a move frequently used by House Republicans to shut down Democratic actions. I had never heard of this. It may be news to you too.

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