Republican House Speaker John Boehner reacts to recent controversial comments made by Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, about illegal aliens.
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President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Mo.
Gov. Rick Perry will sign new restrictions that ban abortions in Texas after the 20th week of pregnancy.
President Barack Obama speaks at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., Wednesday, about America's economic future.
President Barack Obama speaks at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., about the U.S. economy and partisan gridlock on Capitol Hill.
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President Barack Obama greets people at Quad Cities International Airport July 24, 2013 in Moline, Illinois. Obama is traveling to Illinois and Missouri to speak about the economy.
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President Barack Obama shakes hands as he arrives to speak about the economy, Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill.
NBC political director Chuck Todd discusses latest NBC News/WSJ poll, which shows both President Obama's approval rating and the Congressional approval rating sinking several percentage points since previous polls.