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Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...U.S. values in the wake of the deadly Paris terror attacks."Pause" was the word used by both new House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, urging at least a temporary halt in the resettlement...
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Refugee quandary: Immigrant legacy versus 9/11-era fears

...threatened to try to stop it in legislation that must pass by Dec. 11 to keep the government running. New House Speaker Paul Ryan neither endorsed nor ruled out that course.? Other Republican presidential candidates, already skeptical if not...
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House Freedom Caucus supports Ryan for speaker

...House Freedom Caucus said Wednesday it is supporting Rep. Paul Ryan for speaker of the House, all but guaranteeing he'll...supermajority of the House Freedom Caucus has voted to support Paul Ryan's bid to become the next Speaker of the House," the...
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GOP faces chaos it hoped to avoid

...illegally - a policy prescription experts suggest would be difficult if not impossible to achieve.Incoming House Speaker Paul Ryan said over the weekend there would be no immigration bill until 2017, at the earliest. But Trump, who has infuriated...
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House votes to keep highway spending level, ignores warnings

...nationally significant highway and freight projects.The measure was the first major bill on the House floor since Rep. Paul Ryan became speaker, and it reflected the Wisconsin Republican's promise to give rank-and-file lawmakers greater clout...
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Hello policy fights, bye budget goodwill

...purse rests within the legislative branch and we fully expect that we're going to exercise that power," new Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., told reporters Tuesday at a Capitol Hill news conference.In past negotiations, Republican efforts to...
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Rubio, Ryan back off total immigration overhaul

WASHINGTON - Two of the Republican Party's rising young stars - House Speaker Paul Ryan and presidential hopeful Marco Rubio - made similar calculations on the way to political advancement: Both abandoned efforts to...
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House Republicans return to Capitol to face leadership mess

...uncertain future.Attention is focused on Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the GOP's 2012 vice presidential nominee, who is...that make it unlikely they would step forward and support Paul Ryan, especially in a bloc," King said.Last week, King...
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Speaker Boehner's last deal: 2-year budget

...far-reaching, two-year budget agreement with President Barack Obama before handing Congress' top job over to Rep. Paul Ryan this week, congressional officials said Monday.The budget pact, in concert with a must-pass increase in the federal...
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Prospective speakers multiply in House as all wait on Ryan

...potential candidates, now approaching double digits, is happening even with all attention focused on Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the former GOP vice presidential nominee widely seen as the best person for the job.Ryan, who has made clear he does...
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