Politics October 30, 2015: Senate passes budget deal in night session, sends it to Obama to sign

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Senate passes budget deal in night session, sends it to Obama to sign

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 30, 2015, 8:19 AM MST

The Senate passed the two-year budget and debt ceiling bill, but more than half of the Republicans voted against it, the bill needs to be signed by President Barack Obama before Nov. 3, when the country reaches its borrowing limit, Oct. 30, 2015
The Senate passed the two-year budget and debt ceiling bill, but more than half of the Republicans voted against it, the bill needs to be signed by President Barack Obama on Nov. 3, when the country reaches its borrowing limit, Oct. 30, 2015
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Politics October 29, 2015: Paul Ryan elected 54th Speaker of the House calls for unity in first address

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Paul Ryan elected 54th Speaker of the House calls for unity in first address

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Examiner.com, October 29, 2015, 7:39 PM MST

Paul Ryan delivers his first speech as Speaker of the House of Representatives where he called for unity, Oct. 29, 2015

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Paul Ryan delivers his first speech as Speaker of the House of Representatives where he called for unity, Oct. 29, 2015
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Politics October 29, 2015: John Boehner bids farewell to House of Representatives with no regrets

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John Boehner bids farewell to House of Representatives with no regrets

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 29, 2015, 2:51 PM MST

Outgoing Speaker of the House John Boehner delivers his farewell address; Boehner is retiring after 25 years in Congress and five years as Speaker of the House, Oct. 29, 2015

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Outgoing Speaker of the House John Boehner delivers his farewell address; Boehner is retiring after 25 years in Congress and five years as Speaker of the House, Oct. 29, 2015
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Politics October 29, 2015: House passes budget and debt ceiling deal with a 266 to 167 vote

House passes budget and debt ceiling deal with a 266 to 167 vote

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Politics October 29, 2015: Republicans nominate Paul Ryan for next Speaker of the House

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Republicans nominate Paul Ryan for next Speaker of the House 

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 29, 2015, 7:37 AM MST

 

House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan, R-WI was officially nominated by House Republicans to become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives, becoming one of the youngest in history, Oct. 28, 2015
House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan, R-WI was officially nominated by House Republicans to become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives, becoming one of the youngest in history, Oct. 28, 2015
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Politics October 29, 2015: House passes budget and debt ceiling deal with a 266 to 167 vote

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House passes budget and debt ceiling deal with a 266 to 167 vote

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 29, 2015, 7:36 AM MST

The House of Representatives passed a two-year budget and debt ceiling deal, but two thirds of Republicans voted against the measure, Oct. 28, 2015
The House of Representatives passed a two-year budget and debt ceiling deal, but two thirds of Republicans voted against the measure, Oct. 28, 2015
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Politics October 27, 2015: New GOP frontrunner? Ben Carson dethrones Donald Trump now leads in new poll

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New GOP frontrunner? Ben Carson dethrones Donald Trump now leads in new poll

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 27, 2015, 11:54 AM MST

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has taken over the lead of the GOP field in a new national poll pushing Donald Trump to second place, is this the beginning of the end for Trump? Oct. 27, 2015
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has taken over the lead of the GOP field in a new national poll pushing Donald Trump to second place, is this the beginning of the end for Trump? Oct. 27, 2015
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Politics October 27, 2015: GOP Congress, Obama reach two-year budget and debt ceiling deal averting crisis

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GOP Congress, Obama reach two-year budget and debt ceiling deal averting crisis

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 27, 2015, 9:19 AM MST

 

In his last act as Speaker of the House John Boehner crafted and negotiated a bipartisan deal that would include a two-year budget and raising the debt ceiling through 2017, Oct. 26, 2015
In his last act as Speaker of the House, John Boehner crafted and negotiated a bipartisan deal that would include a two-year budget and raising the debt ceiling through 2017, Oct. 26, 2015
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Politics October 26, 2015: Clinton missing emails unrecoverable, questions remain after Benghazi testimony

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Clinton missing emails unrecoverable, questions remain after Benghazi testimony

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 26, 2015, 1:35 PM MST

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's lawyer said there is no way to retrieve the emails from her first two months in office; Clinton testified at the House Benghazi Committee this past week, where she was questioned about any missing emails, Oct.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s lawyer said there is no way to retrieve the emails from her first two months in office; Clinton testified at the House Benghazi Committee this past week, where she was questioned about any missing emails, Oct.
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Politics October 26, 2015: Trey Gowdy believes Clinton lied perjured herself during Benghazi testimony

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Trey Gowdy believes Clinton lied perjured herself during Benghazi testimony

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 26, 2015, 11:27 AM MST

House Select Committee on Benghazi Chairman Trey Gowdy thinks former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lied to the Benghazi committee about the State Department having copies of her emails during her tenure, Oct. 25, 2015
House Select Committee on Benghazi Chairman Trey Gowdy thinks former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lied to the Benghazi Committee about the State Department having copies of her emails during her tenure, Oct. 25, 2015
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Politics October 26, 2015: Bush calls campaign staff pay cuts an adjustment, will he drop out of the race?

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Bush calls campaign staff pay cuts an adjustment, will he drop out of the race?

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 26, 2015, 10:29 AM MST

Republican candidate Jeb Bush's campaign is trouble but he will not admit it; he was forced to cut campaign spending including across the board payroll cuts, Oct. 23, 2015
Republican candidate Jeb Bush’s campaign is trouble but he will not admit it; he was forced to cut campaign spending including across the board payroll cuts, Oct. 23, 2015
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Politics October 23, 2015: Paul Ryan officially announces House Speaker candidacy after securing GOP votes

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Examiner.com, October 23, 2015, 11:47 AM MST

After securing the support of all three Republican House caucuses, House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan, R-WI formally announced he is running for Speaker of the House; his election is now just a formality, Oct. 22, 2015
After securing the support of all three Republican House caucuses, House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan, R-WI formally announced he is running for Speaker of the House; his election is now just a formality, Oct. 22, 2015
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Education October 22, 2015: Threatening press freedom at college newspapers, backlash at Butler University

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Threatening press freedom at college newspapers, backlash at Butler University

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Examiner.com, October 22, 2015, 10:24 AM MST

The Butler Collegian Facebook
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Butler University unsuccessfully tried to curtail freedom of speech at their student newspaper the Collegian, ousting the faculty advisor because of the paper’s critical reporting on the administration

Politics October 21, 2015: Paul Ryan to run for Speaker of the House if all GOP caucuses endorse bid

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Paul Ryan to run for Speaker of the House if all GOP caucuses endorse bid

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 21, 2015, 7:33 AM MST

House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan has finally succumbed to the pressure and will run for Speaker of the House, but the conference has to agree to certain conditions before he makes it official, Oct. 20, 2015
House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan has finally succumbed to the pressure and will run for Speaker of the House, but the conference has to agree to certain conditions before he makes it official, Oct. 20, 2015
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Politics October 21, 2015: Joe Biden announces he will not run for president in 2016

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Joe Biden announces he will not run for president in 2016

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 21, 2015, 1:28 PM MST

Vice President Joe  Vice President Joe Biden announced that he decided he would not run for the DemBiden announced that he decided he would not run for the Democratic presidential nomination clearing the way for frontrunner Hillary Clinton, Oct. 21, 2015
Vice President Joe Vice President Joe Biden announced that he decided he would not run for the DemBiden announced that he decided he would not run for the Democratic presidential nomination clearing the way for frontrunner Hillary Clinton, Oct. 21, 2015
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Politics October 20, 2015: Trudeaumania all over again Justin Trudeau becomes Canada’s next prime minister

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Trudeaumania all over again Justin Trudeau becomes Canada’s next prime minister

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Examiner.com, October 20, 2015, 2:03 PM MST

Prime Minister Designate Justin Trudeau touted the positive sunny politics and change that brought his Liberal Party a majority government in his election victory speech, Oct. 19, 2015

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Politics October 19, 2015: Joe Biden is running for president could announce candidacy within 48 hours

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Joe Biden is running for president could announce candidacy within 48 hours

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 19, 2015, 3:41 PM MST

A NBC New report says that Vice President Joe Biden will make an announcement about his decision to run for president within 48 hours, Oct. 19, 2015
An NBC New report says that Vice President Joe Biden will make an announcement about his decision to run for president within 48 hours, Oct. 19, 2015
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Politics October 19, 2015: Biden to receive major labor union endorsement after presidential announcement

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Biden to receive major labor union endorsement after presidential announcement

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 18, 2015, 9:17 AM MST

Vice President Joe Biden has secured a major union endorsement International Association of Fire Fighters; all he has to do is officially announce his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination, Oct. 16, 2016
Vice President Joe Biden has secured a major union endorsement International Association of Fire Fighters; all he has to do is officially announce his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination, Oct. 16, 2016
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Politics October 18, 2015: Clinton thinks her email scandal, FBI and Benghazi probe are jokes to laugh at

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Clinton thinks her email scandal, FBI, and Benghazi probe are jokes to laugh at 

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 18, 2015, 9:16 AM MST

Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton thinks her email scandal is some big joke in a defensive interview on CNN before her House Benghazi Committee testimony, Oct. 16, 2015
Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton thinks her email scandal is some big joke in a defensive interview on CNN before her House Benghazi Committee testimony, Oct. 16, 2015
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Politics October 17, 2015: Joe Biden readies for Democratic presidential candidacy announcement and launch

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Joe Biden readies for Democratic presidential candidacy announcement and launch

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Examiner.com, October 17, 2015, 7:44 AM MST

A new letter from close Joe Biden advisor Ted Kaufman to the VP's supporters is tangible proof Biden is nearing presidential candidacy announcement time, Oct. 16, 2015
A new letter from close Joe Biden advisor Ted Kaufman to the VP’s supporters is tangible proof Biden is nearing presidential candidacy announcement time, Oct. 16, 2015
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Politics October 14, 2015: New photo found only one to show Hillary Clinton meeting Monica Lewinsky in 1996

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New photo found only one to show Hillary Clinton meeting Monica Lewinsky in 1996

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 14, 2015, 1:50 PM MST

When Hillary met Monica, Gawker uncovered a previously unpublished photo of Hillary Clinton greeting Monica Lewinsky at the 1996 Christmas Reception, the only known of the two together, Oct. 9, 2015
When Hillary met Monica, Gawker uncovered a previously unpublished photo of Hillary Clinton greeting Monica Lewinsky at the 1996 Christmas Reception, the only known of the two together, Oct. 9, 2015
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Politics October 12, 2015: Obama thinks Biden is ready to be president, wishes he could run for third term

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Obama thinks Biden is ready to be president, wishes he could run for third term

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 12, 2015, 7:13 PM MST

President Barack Obama thinks Joe Biden is ready to be president, but he is not ready to leave the office himself and wishes he could run for a third term and believes he would win, Oct. 11, 2015
President Barack Obama thinks Joe Biden is ready to be president, but he is not ready to leave the office himself and wishes he could run for a third term and believes he would win, Oct. 11, 2015
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Politics October 12, 2015: Obama defends Clinton, does not think email server endangered national security

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Obama defends Clinton, does not think email server endangered national security

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 12, 2015, 7:12 PM MST

President Barack Obama defended his former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server as a mistake, and clarified that it did not endanger national security, Oct. 11, 2015
President Barack Obama defended his former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server as a mistake and clarified that it did not endanger national security, Oct. 11, 2015
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Politics October 11, 2015: Are Kevin McCarthy and Renee Ellmers resigning House seats after affair rumors?

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Are Kevin McCarthy and Renee Ellmers resigning House seats after affair rumors? 

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 11, 2015, 7:53 PM MST

 

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy might soon be resigning from his Congressional seat along with Rep. Renee Ellmers after accusations of an affair forced him to withdraw from speaker race, Oct. 9, 2015
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy might soon be resigning from his Congressional seat along with Rep. Renee Ellmers after accusations of an affair forced him to withdraw from speaker race, Oct. 9, 2015
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Politics October 11, 2015: Donald Trump thinks Hillary Clinton should be in jail, as her poll numbers slump

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Donald Trump thinks Hillary Clinton should be in jail, as her poll numbers slump

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 11, 2015, 1:46 PM MST

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump thinks Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton should not be a presidential candidate and in fact should be in jail for her private email server usage as Secretary of State; this comes as Clinton's poll numbers dramatica
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump thinks Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton should not be a presidential candidate and in fact should be in jail for her private email server usage as Secretary of State; this comes as Clinton’s poll numbers dramatically
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