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Rules Committee vote was 7-4, with all Republicans in favor and all Democrats opposed.
GOP House measure also cuts healthy food initiative championed by Michelle Obama.
As the nation’s midsection has grown more conservative and Republican, Democrats have sometimes had to rest their hopes on well-positioned GOP contenders imploding with their own politically off-key statements.
The House of Representatives passed a late-night vote on Thursday to cut funding to two of the National Security Agency’s most controversial practices: warrantless collection of Americans’ online data and the installation of surveillance “backdoors” on commercial tech products.
A House subcommittee is scheduled to take up a bill that includes more than $600 million in funds for the District of Columbia.
Could the House of Representatives impeach President Barack Obama? One Republican lawmaker believes they would have the votes to do so.
President Obama rejects the notion that Cantor’s primary defeat means there is no chance for an overhaul of immigration laws.
John Boehner believes his party will stand behind him to be Speaker of the House once again following the 2014 midterm elections.
Even if Democrats recruit great candidates, raise gobs of money and run smart campaigns, they face an uphill fight to retake control of the House in this year’s congressional elections, regardless of the political climate in November.
Zuckerberg-Affiliated Advocacy Group Launches Nationwide Ad Imploring House GOP To Act On Immigration
An advocacy group affiliated with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched a nationwide ad on Monday that implores House Republicans to act this election year on legislation overhauling the nation’s immigration system.