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- New bill would make sure women in military can get free birth control
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- Catholic League slams Obama: ‘Do Christian lives mean so little to you?’
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Topic - Kay Bailey Hutchison
Moving to try to steal the immigration spotlight from Democrats, top Senate Republicans on Tuesday introduced their own version of the Dream Act to grant young illegal immigrants legal rights — though it wouldn’t give them a special path to citizenship.
Seven Republican senators presented an alternative cybersecurity bill Thursday, saying the proposed law backed by the Obama administration would be too intrusive, too expensive and too burdensome on businesses.
Republicans late Monday blocked a bipartisan Senate plan to end the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration, making it increasingly likely Congress will be unable to resolve the legislative standoff before September.
Thanks in part to a $1.6 million personal loan to his own campaign, former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert and his $2.6 million war chest have the early fundraising lead in a crowded field of Republicans looking to succeed Texas Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison in 2012.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Virginia Republican, said Sunday he thinks President Obama is a natural-born U.S. citizen and that questions on the issue have no place in Capitol Hill policymaking discussions.
Retiring Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, Texas Republican, said Sunday she thinks she would have won re-election in 2012 and defended herself as a strong conservative, but she acknowledged that attacks from some tea party groups and bloggers have been "depressing."
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, a Republican who has represented Texas in the U.S. Senate for nearly two decades, announced Thursday she will retire next year when her current term expires.
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison said Thursday she won't seek re-election to a fourth full term next year, marking the first retirement of the 2012 election cycle and leaving an open seat Democrats say they'll force Republicans to defend.