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GOP leaders say they won't appeal ruling that found Florida congressional map unconstitutional

07/15/2014 8:10am
GOP leaders say they won't appeal ruling that found Florida congressional map unconstitutional.

Not in my backyard: Communities protest surge of immigrant kids

07/15/2014 12:47pm
In places such as Murrieta, California, and Oracle, Arizona, the message is clear: The thousands of immigrant children fleeing Central America are unwelcome in Small Town U.S.A.

House Democrats' campaign arm has $51M banked

07/15/2014 1:41pm
House Democrats' campaign arm once again outraised its Republican rival last month, according to summaries of fundraising reports released Tuesday.

Gay candidate faces criticism from opposing camps

07/15/2014 2:01pm
Carl DeMaio is one of three openly gay Republicans running for Congress this year, but he's the only one who has managed to make political adversaries of both social conservative and gay rights organizations.

House GOP prepares response to border crisis

07/15/2014 4:51pm
House Republicans announced Tuesday they will recommend dispatching the National Guard to South Texas and speeding Central American youths back home as their response to the immigration crisis that's engulfing the border and testing Washington's ability to respond.

GOP: No appeal on Florida congressional map ruling

07/15/2014 5:20pm
Florida's Republicans legislative leaders pledged on Tuesday to redraw congressional districts that were found unconstitutional last week, but they warned that doing so before the November election would create "chaos and confusion."

Shurtleff's attorney: DA 'grandstanding' arrests

07/15/2014 6:50pm
Mark Shurtleff's attorney, Max Wheeler, spoke with Doug Wright on the Doug Wright Show Tuesday morning after his client was charged and arrested for his alleged involvement with unlawful activity, bribery and other related charges.

House Democrats best GOP rival in fundraising

07/15/2014 6:50pm
Donors keep opening their wallets for campaign committees and outside groups to pack the airwaves with ads and stuff mailboxes full of political mail. Some highlights from campaign finance reports filed Tuesday:

Swallow, Shurtleff charges 'validation' for legislators, Dunnigan says

07/15/2014 10:22pm
The chair of the House committee that investigated John Swallow said the charges filed against former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff serve as "validation" for legislators' $3.8 million inquiry, but he and other lawmakers acknowledged there was unfinished business on Utah's Capitol Hill in terms of reform.