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February 1, 2015

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House will vote on Senate compromise, but Nevada Republicans aren’t completely satisfied

Posted 1 year, 3 months ago.

[{“text”:”More political news”,”url”:”http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/politics/”}] The House won’t put up a last-minute fight against a Senate compromise to restore the budget and avert the debt ceiling. But Nevada Republicans aren’t too thrilled about the way the crisis is coming to a close. “I kind of feel like Davy Crockett at the Alamo,” Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., said coming out of a meeting of House GOP on Wednesday afternoon. (Crockett died at the ...

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Nevada congressional delegates have had it with shutdown standoff

Posted 1 year, 3 months ago.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has had it with House Speaker John Boehner, whom he accused of “blindsid(ing)” him with yet another debt limit bill from House Republicans, which he said “can’t pass the Senate and won’t pass the Senate.” “The debt is here. The deadline is looming. Rating agencies are talking about downgrading us as early as tonight,” Reid said. “I’m very disappointed with John Boehner.” But Boehner’s move ...

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