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2 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West
Wyatt Stewart has joined the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America Capitol Hill team as director of federal government affairs.
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ACORN 8 will host and Drum Major's for Truth will co-host this year's Whistleblower Summit for Civil & Human Rights in Washington, DC.
5 hrs ago | WIXY-FM Champaign
Two U.S. judicial panels on Tuesday injected new uncertainty into the future of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with conflicting rulings over whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans.
5 hrs ago | CBS Local
Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to members of the media after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee luncheon July 8, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats and House Republicans are moving separately to slash President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency spending request for the border, but they're ... (more)
Pressure is on Congress to act in the next two weeks on several problems, from keeping highway projects on track and easing wait time for veterans seeking health care to the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged on Tuesday to bring corporate-style discipline and accountability to the troubled agency plagued by healthcare delays and accusations of mismanagement and fraud.
Civil rights leaders at the NAACP annual convention in Las Vegas on Tuesday worried that dwindling African-American turnout in November could lead to the expansion of voter-identification laws that make it harder for that community to vote in subsequent contests.
U.S. Director of Exempt Organizations for the Internal Revenue Service Lois Lerner is sworn in to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on alleged targeting of political groups seeking tax-exempt status from by the IRS, on Capitol Hill in Washington May 22, 2013.
The case of the former IRS official's lost emails became more complicated this week after a top agency official said he's no longer 100 percent sure there are no back-ups.
The chaplain of one of our local TEA Party groups shared with us a column he stumbled on, which was written just before the 2008 national election that saw a real-life Manchurian Candidate installed in our presidency.
Land is holding a fundraiser at a Capitol Hill French restaurant on Tuesday evening with Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo.
After an Arab American group called for a boycott of the White House's annual Iftar dinner due to the escalating situation in Gaza, Congressman Keith Ellison joined HuffPost Live to discuss why he opposed the group's action.
The Human Rights Watch/Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute report alleges that FBI operatives troll mosques like this one in New York City, pressuring targets to participate in terrorist activities.
Regional Transportation Commission Executive Director Lee Gibson will testify before Members of the United States Congress July 22 on "Building Economically Resilient Communities: Local and Regional Approaches."
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Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 08:37 am
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