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  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for June 27

    President Obama remained overnight in Minnesota Thursday and will deliver remarks on the economy in the state Friday morning before heading back to Washington. When President Obama returns, he'll meet with acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson to discuss the ongoing VA situation.

  • VIDEO --- WEX BackStory: SCOTUS slams recess appointments

    The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Thursday to put major limits on the president's power of appointment when Senate lawmakers are in recess. The case stems from a disagreement over several appointments made by President Obama to the National Labor Relations Board in 2012.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for June 26

    Following three roundtable discussions on Capitol Hill, a Senate congressional committee will discuss the rising number of campus sexual assaults sweeping across the country. The problem is impacting students nationwide and the White House released a report in April detailing ways colleges can...

  • VIDEO: John Boehner says House will sue Obama administration

    House Speaker John Boehner confirmed to reporters Wednesday that he intends to sue President Obama over the administration's use of executive actions.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for June 25

    Tuesday was filled with primary contests across the country, but the big news came out of Mississippi, where six-term U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran escaped Chris McDaniel in the state's runoff election. Cochran narrowly defeated his Tea Party challenger and will now seek his seventh term in November.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for June 24

    House Republicans will get another shot at the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday morning when another congressional committee hearing will be held to examine Lois Lerner's missing emails.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for June 23

    The House will once again go after the Internal Revenue Service on Monday night when it holds a hearing on Lois Lerner's missing emails.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for June 20

    California Republican Congressman Kevin McCarthy became the new House majority leader Thursday following a secret election on Capitol Hill. McCarthy, the current majority whip, succeeds Eric Cantor as leader after Cantor's primary defeat earlier this month. Congressman Steve Scalise, R-La., was...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for June 19

    House Republicans are set to select new members to their leadership team today following Congressman Eric Cantor's, R-Va., surprising primary defeat earlier this month. Current House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., all but has the nomination for majority leader locked up, but the real...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for June 18

    In today's Morning Examiner, GM CEO Mary Barra will appear before a congressional hearing yet again to discuss the current recall at General Motors. Barra has become the face of a faulty ignition switch recall that has led to at least 13 deaths.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for June 17

    Today's Washington Examiner Morning Examiner highlights the Senate's conformation hearing for Julian Castro, who was tapped by President Obama to lead Housing and Urban Development.

  • VIDEO: Citizens call for 'National Non-Violence Week'

    As gun violence continues to grow in the United States, more and more people are hoping to change that. Since the tragic Sandy Hook school shooting in December 2012, where 26 people were killed, including 20 children, there have been a documented 41 deaths in incidents at U.S. schools....

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for June 16

    Today's Washington Examiner Morning Examiner highlights President Obama's upcoming fundraising trip to New York City. Obama, who is just returning from a weekend event in Los Angeles, will attend two DNC events Tuesday night in New York. Last week turned out to be a very good one for current...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for June 13

    Today's Washington Examiner Morning Examiner features the ever-increasing situation in Iraq. President Obama said this week military options are being considered in the region as extremists move into the country.

  • Morning Examiner for June 12

    Eric Cantor's no good, terrible week continues as he announced late Wednesday afternoon he will step down as House majority leader on July 31.



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