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The House was in recess.
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The House is in recess.
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NEWS FROM CAPITOL HILL


10 moments that won or lost Senate control
Roll Call
The 2014 battle for the Senate has featured a few candidate bumbles and some colorful characters. So far, it's lacked any cycle-defining gaffes — "Todd Akin moments" — but there is still a week to go until Election Day and potentially two runoffs extending things into early next year.
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Despite hype, House still hasn't sued Obama
Politico
It takes about 10 minutes to walk from the Capitol to the federal courthouse just down the hill, but House Republicans haven't managed to make that trip in the four months since they announced they'd be suing the president. House Speaker John Boehner came out swinging hard last June when he announced that his chamber would take President Barack Obama to court.
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Obama unveiling executive actions to boost manufacturing
The Hill
On Oct. 27, President Barack Obama will unveil executive actions to strengthen advanced manufacturing, the White House said. The efforts to spur innovation and attract jobs and investment are based on recommendations from the president's Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, the White House added.
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Relaxed mortgage regulations could free up credit
The Hill
Banking regulators voted Oct. 21 to relax mortgage rules meant to prevent risky lending practices, like those that helped spur the economic crisis, while also expanding access to credit for homebuyers. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. became the first of a half-dozen agencies to approve a final qualified residential mortgage rule required by the 2010 Wall Street reform law.
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