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Conflict shapes GOP debate furor

...a room, I want a podium, and let's get going."On the other side of the spectrum sits Cruz, a Texas senator and tea party favorite who scored a breakout moment during last week's debate by attacking the moderators and seized on the issue...
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Ryan to seek speakership if embraced atmosphere of constant chaos and crisis that has hung over the House for the past several years as a large group of tea party-backed lawmakers pushed for confrontation with the White House and demanded changes that the strictures of divided government...
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Benghazi prober: Clinton showdown about facts

...Boehner, the driving force behind creation of the committee in May 2014, said he chose Gowdy, a member of the 2010 tea party class, because "he is one of the most professional, capable and respected members of Congress.""Time and time again...
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Big 3 airlines flexing their political muscle in Washington

...the planes are used to compete on routes Delta also flies. Boeing is the nation's largest exporter in dollar terms.Tea party conservatives in the House have branded the bank an example of "corporate welfare" and have prevented Congress from...
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Hello policy fights, bye budget goodwill

...first responders.And then there's Planned Parenthood. Tea party Republicans are insistent on stripping the group of its...House on Tuesday to talk strategy.A key question is how tea party lawmakers - who have given Ryan breathing room so far...
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Congress, Obama avert gov't shutdown

...Ryan-Murray 2.0," and outside conservative groups such as Tea Party Patriots and Heritage Action for America promptly issued...his last capitulation to President Obama his worst," Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin fumed.In the...
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Ryan weighs job of House speaker

...overhaul."We need someone who's going to disrupt the system," said Jenny Beth Martin, national coordinator of the Tea Party Patriots.As speaker, Ryan could find himself striking compromises with President Barack Obama. Just ask Boehner how...
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Young not in running for Speaker of the House

...body's 435 members.While Republicans hold a majority in the House, the party is divided between a libertarian-leaning tea party wing and a more centrist wing. Young is the most senior Republican member of the House, having been appointed to office...
After Boehner: Can House GOP be led?

WASHINGTON - The gulf between tea party conservatives and establishment Republicans...out anew Friday on Capitol Hill as tea party conservatives cheered Boehner's...their next target, and the group Tea Party Patriots began circulating a petition...
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McConnell moves ahead with bipartisan stopgap spending bill

...resolution, into law - if the House steps aside from the fight tea party Republicans want over "defunding" Planned Parenthood...has only shaky control over his fractious caucus, and tea party Republicans are adamant about using the must-pass measure...
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