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Inaction could raise climate costs 40 percent, White House says

washingtonexaminer.com — Waiting to address climate change would be more costly than acting now, the White House said in a new report. These costs will take the form of either greater damages from climate change or higher costs associated with implementing more rapid reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
Jul 29, 2014

White House launches push to define carbon rules as a financial winner by deflecting #climate change: washex.am/1s1p4E1

Jul 29, 2014

RT @MeghanaKurupDC: Waiting to address climate change would be more costly than acting now, @WhiteHouse said in a new report. washex.am/1nQzS8X by @zcolman

Jul 29, 2014

Report: Waiting a decade to address climate change could raise costs by 40 percent. washex.am/1nQzS8X

Q&A: What Paul Ryan thinks about Obamacare, immigration and taxes

washingtonexaminer.com — Rep. Paul Ryan may not be running for president, but he has plenty of presidential-level ideas. The 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee appears to be aiming for a long-coveted chairmanship of the House Ways and Means Committee rather than a run for the White House in 2016.
Jul 29, 2014

"forget about the courts, forget about Congress — I don’t think Obamacare's going to survive anyway" - Paul Ryan washingtonexaminer.com/qa-what-paul-r…

Jul 29, 2014

Q: What is holding back the Republican Party? A: "That could take two hours." washex.am/1la6DYX

Jul 29, 2014

"I do believe it’s our obligation to articulate what we would replace Obamacare with." washex.am/1la6DYX

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Why John Boehner called impeachment talk a 'scam'

washingtonexaminer.com — House Speaker John Boehner tried to end talk of impeaching President Obama on Tuesday, calling the notion a scam driven by Democrats. The comments were the most forceful to date and came after the Ohio Republican and aides had concluded after several days of discussion that he needed to address the issue more directly.
Jul 29, 2014

“We have no plans to impeach the president … it's all a scam started by Democrats at the White House.” washex.am/1qIK4SY

Supreme Court poised to revisit gay marriage issue

washingtonexaminer.com — A slew of recent court victories for gay marriage proponents across the country, including two from federal appeals courts, have amped up speculation the Supreme Court soon will revisit the issue. Since the Supreme Court last year struck down a key part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, all of the more than 20 federal and state courts that have addressed the issue have ruled against state bans.
Jul 29, 2014

"More than 70 cases have been filed in all 31 states that prohibit same-sex marriage." washex.am/1la4wUQ

John Boehner makes it clear: 'We have no plans to impeach the president'

washingtonexaminer.com — House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, assured reporters Tuesday morning that the House has no plans to impeach President Obama, sending a clear message to players on both sides who have insisted recently that this is a real thing.
Jul 29, 2014

Boehner: Seriously, guys. Stop talking about impeachment. We're not doing it: goo.gl/Mvxcft pic.twitter.com/dxllPf7V2z

Jul 29, 2014

John Boehner makes it clear: 'We have no plans to impeach the president' washex.am/1o9bz0f#.U9e7g… via @DCExaminer

Bernie Sanders and Jeff Miller unveil Veterans Affairs plan

washingtonexaminer.com — Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., announced a $17 billion agreement to reform the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs.
Jul 29, 2014

RT @WEXTV: ICYMI: Sen. Sanders and Rep. Miller introduce VA reform legislation. washex.am/1tn2atM via @LisaRuhl @dcexaminer

The Associated Press tweets that U.S. lawmakers 'fall over each other' to support Israel

washingtonexaminer.com — Someone at the Associated Press, probably a social media intern who should know better, will likely get a stern lecture later today. The global news group Tuesday tweeted a link to an article, titled "With Israel at War, US Lawmakers Give Full Support," with the following eyebrow-raising message: "As much of world watches Gaza war in horror, members of Congress fall over each other to support Israel."
Jul 29, 2014

The Associated Press tweets that U.S. lawmakers 'fall over each other' to support Israel washex.am/1xu7CIZ#.U9epE… via @DCExaminer

Dialogue: Philip Klein discusses with Stephen Moore why some states succeed where others fail

washingtonexaminer.com — Videos In the latest edition of the "Dialogue" video series, Philip Klein speaks to Heritage Foundation Chief Economist Stephen Moore, co-author of the book, "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States." Related Articles 07/28/14 05:27 PM

Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 29

washingtonexaminer.com — The Washington Examiner Morning Examiner is a round-up of the day's top political stories from the White House, Capitol Hill and the campaign trail.

The median American household lost a third of its wealth in the last 10 years

washingtonexaminer.com — The median American household saw its wealth decline by more than one-third in the past decade, according to a new estimate published by the Russell Sage Foundation. Researchers writing for the left-of-center think tank found that median net worth declined from $87,992 in 2003 to $56,335 in 2013.
Jul 29, 2014

The median American household lost a third of its wealth in the last 10 years. washex.am/1la78SR

Jul 29, 2014

The median American household lost a third of its wealth in the last 10 years foxnews.com/politics/2014/…

House GOP leaders expect border bill to pass Thursday

washingtonexaminer.com — House Republican leaders expressed confidence Monday that they would round up the votes to pass a border bill before Congress adjourns for its August recess at week's end. Members of incoming House Majority Whip Steve Scalise's team of deputy whips said legislative language would be presented to rank-and-file GOP members Tuesday morning during a regularly scheduled closed-door conference meeting.
Jul 29, 2014

House Republicans expect a border bill to pass Thursday. Then what? washex.am/1lacmhj