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BYRON YORK: New amendment adds jobs bill to Gang of Eight immigration plan | WashEx

By at June 24, 2013 | 1:08 am

BYRON YORK: New amendment adds jobs bill to Gang of Eight immigration plan | WashEx

BY: BYRON YORK JUNE 23, 2013 Opponents of the Gang of Eight immigration bill have spent the weekend looking for hard-to-find changes in a piece of legislation that was substantially re-written by the Hoeven-Corker amendment. But there’s one big change that’s right out in the open — impossible to miss, in fact. The original Gang bill ended with a section ... Go To Article

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EXCLUSIVE-PALIN: Holes in the Border as Big as the Holes in Their Amnesty Bill

By at June 24, 2013 | 12:45 am

EXCLUSIVE-PALIN: Holes in the Border as Big as the Holes in Their Amnesty Bill

by SARAH PALIN 23 Jun 2013 Just like they did with Obamacare, some in Congress intend to “Pelosi” the amnesty bill. They’ll pass it in order to find out what’s in it. And just like the unpopular, unaffordable Obamacare disaster, this pandering, rewarding-the-rule-breakers, still-no-border-security, special-interests-ridden, 24-lb disaster of a bill is not ... Go To Article

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DAVID BOSSIE: Gang of Eight’s False Promises

By at June 24, 2013 | 12:02 am

DAVID BOSSIE: Gang of Eight’s False Promises

by DAVID BOSSIE 22 Jun 2013 With President Barack Obama's blessing, the US Senate this week has been debating an amendment from pro-amnesty Republican Senators John Hoeven and Bob Corker that claims to secure the southern border. The amendment will be coming up for a vote in the Senate on Monday. Of course, the mainstream media instantly got on the bandwagon and ... Go To Article

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SCOTT BROWN: Massachusetts Republican trails New Hampshire Dem by just four points | Washington Free Beacon

By at June 11, 2013 | 12:05 pm

SCOTT BROWN: Massachusetts Republican trails New Hampshire Dem by just four points | Washington Free Beacon

BY: Alana Goodman, June 11, 2013 Scott Brown in Striking Distance of Jeanne Shaheen Former Sen. Scott Brown (R., Mass.) would be within striking distance of Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H..) if he decides to run in the 2014 New Hampshire senate race, a Washington Free Beacon poll found. Brown trails Shaheen by just four points, 44 percent to 48 percent, in a June ... Go To Article

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5 SENATE RACES to Watch for GOP Success – Townhall

By at June 8, 2013 | 12:45 pm

5 SENATE RACES to Watch for GOP Success – Townhall

Heather Ginsberg | Jun 08, 2013 After the recent death of Senator Frank Lautenberg and Chris Christie’s following announcement of a special election later this year, it reminds us that there are some critical senate seats up for grabs that could be potential winners for the GOP. Depending on recruiting capabilities and ease of fundraising, we could see Republican ... Go To Article

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CORY BOOKER announces New Jersey senate run – POLITICO

By at June 8, 2013 | 12:41 pm

CORY BOOKER announces New Jersey senate run – POLITICO

By CRAIG HOWIE | 6/8/13 Newark Mayor Cory Booker announced his candidacy for the New Jersey Senate seat Saturday, as was widely expected. “I’m here today because I know who we are, and what we are capable of,” Booker said in a Newark press conference broadcast live online that was heavy on themes of bipartisanship, finding common ground and fixing a divided ... Go To Article

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DEM’S SENATE:: Lautenberg’s Death Adds to Democrats’ Legislative Difficulties – NYTimes

By at June 3, 2013 | 1:46 pm

DEM’S SENATE:: Lautenberg’s Death Adds to Democrats’ Legislative Difficulties – NYTimes

By JEREMY W. PETERS -- WASHINGTON — The death of Senator Frank R. Lautenberg of New Jersey poses new complications for the White House and Democrats on Capitol Hill as they try to push their agenda through a Senate where even a single vote can derail legislation. So crucial was Mr. Lautenberg’s reliably liberal vote in a Senate where his party held a 55-to-45 ... Go To Article

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VIDEO: TED CRUZ Mocks Harry Reid’s “Demonstration Of Civility” And “Candor” On Senate Floor | RealClearPolitics

By at May 8, 2013 | 7:00 am

VIDEO: TED CRUZ Mocks Harry Reid’s “Demonstration Of Civility” And “Candor” On Senate Floor | RealClearPolitics

Ted Cruz Mocks Harry Reid's "Demonstration Of Civility" And "Candor" On Senate Floor Responding to several remarks from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) terming him the Senate's "schoolyard bully" for holding up the congressional budget process, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) took to the floor to mockingly "thank" Reid for his "candor." TED CRUZ: I rise today in praise ... Go To Article

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MARKETPLACE FAIRNESS ACT: Senate approves online sales tax bill – The Hill’s Floor Action

By at May 6, 2013 | 4:54 pm

MARKETPLACE FAIRNESS ACT: Senate approves online sales tax bill – The Hill’s Floor Action

By Bernie Becker and Ramsey Cox - 05/06/13 06:59 PM ET The Senate on Monday approved legislation that would for the first time allow states to collect billions of dollars in online sales tax revenue from out-of-state purchases. The 69-27 vote is a major victory for retail groups and state governments, who for years have fought to close what they see as a loophole ... Go To Article

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VIDEO: CARVILLE: ‘Ted Cruz Is the Most Talented and Fearless Republican Politician I’ve Seen in 30 Years’ | NewsBusters

By at May 6, 2013 | 1:00 am

VIDEO: CARVILLE: ‘Ted Cruz Is the Most Talented and Fearless Republican Politician I’ve Seen in 30 Years’ | NewsBusters

By Noel Sheppard | May 05, 2013 | Democratic strategist and former Bill Clinton adviser James Carville said something about Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.) on ABC's This Week Sunday that is guaranteed to raise eyebrows on both sides of the aisle. "I think he is the most talented and fearless Republican politician I’ve seen in the last 30 years." via Carville: 'Ted Cruz ... Go To Article

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