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  • Dave Brat told voters to 'Google' Eric Cantor's support for immigration reform

    Dave Brat, the college professor who won a surprise upset in Virginia's 7th District GOP primary, said Wednesday he won in part by convincing voters that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor backs pro-amnesty elements of immigration reform, despite proclaiming otherwise. Cantor sent campaign...

  • How the Dream Act may have led to Eric Cantor's loss

    The defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is likely to significantly chill efforts to pass an immigration reform bill this year.

  • House conservative: Move by John Boehner allies to crush opposition 'boneheaded'

    Some House conservatives believe Speaker John Boehner won't seek the gavel in 2015 and one called his alleged move to crush a GOP uprising against him “boneheaded.” Five lawmakers participating in monthly conservative roundtable were asked whether they believed the Ohio Republican would...

  • Senate Republicans poised to block Democratic student loan bill

    A Democratic plan to lower student loan interest rates and pay for it with a tax increase will go nowhere in the Senate, Republicans said Monday. The Senate this week is expected to vote on legislation sponsored by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and endorsed Monday by President Barack Obama,...

  • IRS sent 'massive' database of tax exempt groups to FBI weeks before 2010 election

    Internal Revenue Service officials sent the Federal Bureau of Investigation a "massive" database listing of tax exempt organizations just a few weeks before the November 2010 elections, House investigators announced Monday. Oversight and Government Reform Chairmen Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and...

  • Senate fight over student interest rates starts this week as House debates Veterans Affairs fix

    The Senate will consider legislation to lower Student loan interest rates this week, while House lawmakers debate measures to cut taxes for small businesses and consider bills aimed at privatizing and reforming veterans' health care. While legislation churns through both chambers, lawmakers...



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