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Support Rep. Meadows' Motion to Remove John Boehner as Speaker of the House!

Feel free to use the below to swamp our Congressional Representatives with emails and phone calls! U.S. House Switchboard…(202) 225-3121. You can click here to find and email your representative… 340 more words

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Animal lover Newt Gingrich wants entire team that killed Cecil the lion jailed

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is a fan of viewing things behind bars, and he’s hoping the Minneapolis dentist and the entire team that helped him kill Cecil the lion will end up in a cage for their actions. 398 more words

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House speaker calls for hearings on Planned Parenthood fetal organs video

WASHINGTON (KRON/AP) — The political debate over abortion flared anew Wednesday as congressional Republicans called for an investigation into whether Planned Parenthood is selling organs from aborted fetuses. 528 more words

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Boehner Purges Conservatives Who Defy on ObamaTrade Votes

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) have taken swift retribution against House members who dared to break ranks with “the team” on a rule vote for Trade Promotion Authority (Fast Track). 275 more words

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House rejects Pres. Obama on trade authority

WASHINGTON (KRON/AP) — The House derailed a high-profile White House-backed trade bill on Friday, in a stunning and humiliating defeat for President Obama inflicted by democratic California Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi and dozens of union-backed lawmakers from his own party. 927 more words

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Ex-House Speaker Hastert Indicted

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about “prior misconduct” by the Illinois Republican. 243 more words

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Faces Federal Charges

CHICAGO — Dennis Hastert, the former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, is facing federal charges in an alleged attempt to conceal large bank withdrawals, used to pay an individual for past “misconduct” on the part of the former veteran politician, federal prosecutors announced on Thursday. 424 more words

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