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Cantor’s Big Business Agenda Sparks Primary Challenge

FEELING HEAT: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's flexibility on immigration reform makes him vulnerable to charges that he has lost touch with conservative principles.

Dave Brat is challenging Rep. Eric Cantor in a Republican primary — and giving the House majority leader a verbal thrashing on immigration.

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Not Everyone Enamored With New Senate Proposal

The Federation for American Immigration Reform is not impressed by a new proposal unveiled today by a bipartisan group in the Senate.

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LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – July 30, 2014

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Another strike against a U.N.-administered school in Gaza leaves U.N. officials fuming.

War On Coal? Republicans And Democrats Spar Over EPA Power Plant Regulations

“We don’t want to see the Everglades disappear. That’s what at stake here,” Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) said.

UN School in Gaza Reportedly Hit by Israeli Artillery; 16 Dead

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks to the media on March 14, 2014. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

“Nothing is more shameful than attacking sleeping children,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said of the attack.

Senate Emergency Border Bill Clears First Hurdle

A CBP Border Patrol agent scans the area into Mexico with binoculars looking for illegal immigrants potentially staging to enter the U.S.

In a 63-33 vote, the bill was advanced past the debate stage and now heads for a final vote, but the chances of the Republican-led House of Representatives taking up the bill looks to be murky at best.

Combatting Sexual Assaults On Campuses Get Bipartisan Support

The legislation would put more responsibility on schools.

Issa Panel Wants IRS’ Top Position Eliminated

The report’s primary recommendation, which has garnered criticism from Democrats on the committee, is to eliminate the position of IRS commissioner and replace it with a multi-member, bipartisan commission.