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House Republicans To Meet Friday, Delaying Recess

Senate Democrats continue to fight to push through a $2.7 billion alternative to President Obama’s original $3.7 billion proposal.

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Immigration Activists Arrested Outside White House

“Sí, se puede!” the crowd chanted. “Obama, don’t deport my mama!”

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LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – July 31, 2014

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Israel presents evidence of rockets originating near Gaza schools, Argentina defaults on its national debt, and electric car sales double in Europe.

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Our Government Needs To Sound Louder Warnings About Jihadists

Islamist terrorists no longer huddle and hide in caves in Afghanistan.

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Boehner: Obama Risks A “Legacy of Lawlessness”

“If the President takes these actions, he’ll be sealing the deal on his legacy of lawlessness,” Boehner said.

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Cantor Gives Final Floor Speech As Leader, McCarthy Takes Over

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“I shudder to think what the world looks like in five years for us and our allies if we don’t steel our resolve and stand tall with those who stand with us,” Cantor said.

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Pelosi Says Republicans Are Wasting Their Time

“I’d rather pass the immigration bill than win the majority in Congress,” Pelosi said.

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Lafayette Is Commissioned, The Start I Treaty, And Deval Patrick Turns 58

Here’s what happened today in American political history.

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House Authorizes Lawsuit Against Obama

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The lawsuit, passed in a party-line vote, charges that Obama has overstepped his constitutional authority and sidestepped congressional oversight.

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Pentagon Has Sold Weapons To Israel Since Gaza Conflict Began

DoD Press Secretary said On July 20th Israel requested ammunition from the Pentagon, three days later the weapons “were therefore delivered to the Israeli Defense Force.”

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Israel and Hamas Commit to 72-Hour Ceasefire

A Palestinian student inspects the damage at a UN school at the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip after the area was hit by Israeli shelling on 30 July 2014. UN Photo/Shareef Sarhan.

The three day ‘humanitarian pause’ in fighting will enter into effect at 8:00 a.m. Friday morning.

U.S.-Africa Summit Is A Go, Ebola Virus Or No

“I think the future will show that Africa is the continent of the greatest opportunity this century,” Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del), chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs.

Anonymous Syrian Defector Reveals Assad’s Killing Machine

To protect his identity, “Caesar” wore a blue-hooded jacket, a baseball cap and sunglasses to hide his face.

House Scraps Border Vote Ahead Of Recess

The move suggests that Republicans did not have the support necessary on their side of the aisle to pass the measure.

TRNS News Notes- 7/31

House votes to sue Obama
“Stop just hating all the time!”
Gaza: “World stands disgraced”
Israel: “We don’t target civilians”

Click here for: Thursday, July 31

● Economy soars in “advance” estimate

● Americans benefit from government regulation

● Lawsuit accuses TSA of tax overcharges

● Clinton’s moneytalk tour

● Common blood thinners linked to surgery complications