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  • WASHINGTON, April 26- U.S. House of Representatives Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said on Tuesday he is "hopeful" lawmakers can move legislation on Puerto Rico out of the House before the U.S. territory must make a $1.55 billion debt payment in July. But lawmakers will not be able to address the island's fiscal crisis before May 1, when Puerto Rico is due to make a...

  • There was a three-day delay beyond the traditional April 15 deadline because Friday was a legal holiday in the District of Columbia. The traditional April 15 filing deadline was extended because of Emancipation Day, a legal holiday in the nation's capital. In Massachusetts and Maine, taxpayers get one more day to file.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 1- Republicans plan to bring a bill addressing Puerto Rico's debt crisis to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives by the end of March, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said on Monday. The U.S. Treasury Department has called on Congress to create a fiscal control board for Puerto Rico. Separately on Monday, White House spokesman Josh...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- Congressional negotiators edged closer to a historic deal to lift a 40- year-old ban on most U.S. crude oil exports as part of a massive government spending bill, but the talks were far from conclusion, congressional aides said late on Friday. The Wall Street Journal quoted Senator Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat from North Dakota, a major new oil...

  • Nov 17- The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation on Tuesday aimed at blocking the National Labor Relations Board's jurisdiction over tribal casinos on Indian land. Senator John Barrasso, a Republican from Wyoming who chairs the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, hopes the bill will move in the Senate in the coming months if scheduling permits, a...

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  • Rep. Gwen Moore

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  • House Speaker John Boehner announces his resignation during a press conference on Capitol Hill September 25, 2015 in Washington, DC.

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  • Chris Christie.

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  • Paul Ryan

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  • House GOP in disarray following McCarthy withdrawal

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  • McCarthy quit good for markets short term: Pro

    Ed Mills, sr. financial policy analyst at FBR Capital Markets, discusses what's next now that Kevin McCarthy has withdrawn from consideration as House Speaker.