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Boehner: Passing bills without GOP majority 'not a practice I expect to continue'
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First Read: In the last three months, the GOP-dominated House of Representatives has passed three pieces of major legislation that made it to the president’s desk — without the support of a majority of Republicans.

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House Dems set to oppose GOP-led stopgap bill
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With the sequester deadline in the rear-view mirror, House Democrats are staking out their positions in the next budget battle over keeping the government’s lights on after a March deadline.

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Senate panel votes to move Brennan's CIA nomination forward
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The Senate Intelligence Committee voted on Tuesday in favor of John O. Brennan’s nomination to become the next director of the CIA, clearing the way for his confirmation before the whole Senate.

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Parents of Violent Mental Disorder Patients Share Their Stories to Lawmakers
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The father of a young man whose battle with mental illness ended in suicide told a bipartisan group of Congress members today about the sometimes nightmarish struggles he faced trying to help his son. “I can’t tell you the horror it is to have a…

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PM Note: Sequesterfreude, Holder Says Obama Could Kill Americans in America, But Won't, CPAC's Choice
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Hugo Chavez Dead at 58 – ABC coverage here – http://abcn.ws/YM5qKx The Contrary View on Chavez – Praise from one U.S. Congressman – http://bit.ly/XoFYiu Why ABC Didn’t Air Anti-Menendez Story – http://abcn.ws/Z8E4ma Jeb Bush Seems Rusty – He’s two days into a media blitz for…

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Ex-Westboro Member Takes You Inside the Anti-Gay Church’s Strange World
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Photo Credit: Lauren Drain Lauren Drain was a member of the infamous Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) — that is, until she was kicked out of the anti-gay religious cohort. Drain, who now speaks out against the church, released a book today about her experience entitled, “Banished: Surviving My Years in the Westboro Baptist Church.” This […]

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TheBlaze Drone Poll – Where Do You Stand On The Subject Of Drones at Home and Abroad?
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The “hot topic” on Tuesday was drones. Image: AP There certainly was no shortage of stories about the remote-controlled, unmanned and very welled armed flying machines that are capable of killing from thousands of miles away. REVEALED: HOLDER SAYS PRESIDENT COULD AUTHORIZE MILITARY DRONE STRIKES INSIDE U.S. IN AN EMERGENCY SENATOR: WHITE HOUSE IS PROVIDING […]

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