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39 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

House Democrats' committee sitting on $40M fund

Donors gave more than $10 million in March to the committee tasked with electing House Democrats and helped it amass a $40 million fund to fight skepticism that Republicans can be ousted from their majority in November.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Democrat, Steve Israel

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Wash. mudslide death toll rises to 37; flags lowered statewide

One more victim was recovered from the mudslide that hit the town of Oso, raising the death toll to 37, the Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, Democrat, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Landslide, US Governors

WKXW-FM Trenton

Union Fights Plan for Private Tax Collectors

A public employees union is fighting a bipartisan effort in Congress to force the Internal Revenue Service to hire private contractors to collect some delinquent taxes.


Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Dave Camp

Canton Observer

Out-of-water survival craft at issue in House bill

Marine safety experts are angry about a House vote this month to change a provision of a law Congress adopted in 2010 to make travel on the water safer.


Related Topix: US News, Boat Disaster, US Politics, Duncan Hunter, Republican, Representative John Garamendi, Democrat, Elijah Cummings


These races will determine control of the Senate

In the battle for the Senate, eight races could determine the balance of power. Democrats currently hold six of the seats while Republicans hold the other two, meaning that the Democrats must defend their territory -- a difficult task in a midterm election with a Democratic president who has low approval ratings.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Kay Hagan

WCAX-TV Burlington

Congresswoman: 3,800 in New Hampshire owed refunds

U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter says an estimated 3,800 people in New Hampshire are owed more than $3 million in unclaimed tax refunds.


Related Topix: US Politics, Democrat, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US News, Tax


Texas grand jury to be seated in Gov. Rick Perry ethics case

A Texas judge was expected to seat a grand jury Monday in an investigation into whether Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors last year.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, Austin, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Travis County, TX

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

IRS chief: New rule on the way for tax-exempt groups

The Internal Revenue Service is prepared to rewrite a proposed rule regulating the political activities of nonprofit groups to address complaints from the right and left that it goes too far, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Monday.


Related Topix: Tax, Non-Profit, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, Darrell Issa, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat

Report: E-cigarettes appealing to kids

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US News, US Politics, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Opinion


2016 Campaign Checklist: Ron Paul

In this Nov. 6, 2013, file photo, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.


Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, New Hampshire, Mitt Romney

National Public Radio

2 Congressmen Have Questions In Jill Kelley Leak

Two Republican congressmen, Spencer Bachus and Walter Jones, say the Justice Department inspector general's office is declining to look into a complaint by a businesswoman whose identity was leaked to the news media after she reported to the FBI that she was the victim of a cyberstalker.


Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, US News, Spencer Bachus

ABC News

Congressional Report Presses for E-Cigarette Rules

Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report released Monday.


Related Topix: Marketing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Tom Harkin, Democrat, Henry Waxman, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Rock Hill Herald

Analysis: Questions on La. hospital deals linger

Over the past week, state senators have asked why federal officials haven't signed off on the financing arrangements, what happens if federal approval never comes, and how the state will compensate other hospitals now dealing with a rush of uninsured patients.


Related Topix: US News, Republican, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Louisiana, Health, Medicaid

Sun Apr 13, 2014


3 killed in shootings at Jewish centers

"It's too early in the investigation to try to label it. We know it's a vicious act of violence.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Overland Park, KS, US Politics, US News, Republican, Representative Kevin Yoder, Kansas City, KS

WGAL-TV Lancaster

'16 hopefuls sound familiar conservative themes in NH

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Marsha Blackburn, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Ted Cruz, Recipes


Kathleen Sebelius

Kathleen Sebelius, the outgoing health and human services secretary, said the decision to step down from her post was hers -- not the Obama administration's.


Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, Marsha Blackburn, Elijah Cummings, Democrat

National Public Radio

Democratic Lawmaker: GOP Base 'Animated By Racism'

An overhaul to the nation's broken immigration system remains stalled because "the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism," the head of the House committee to elect Democratic lawmakers said Sunday.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican

Asbury Park Press

Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years.


Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, Ander Crenshaw, Republican

Feds: Safety concerns led to Nevada cow release

The Bundy family and their supporters drive their cattle back onto public land outside of Bunkerville, Nev.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, Nevada, Bunkerville, NV, Mesquite, NV, Las Vegas, NV

The Macon Telegraph

Democrat presents GOP budget plan to Rhode Island

Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan authored the mostly symbolic measure that passed Thursday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative David Cicilline, Democrat, Republican, Paul Ryan, Healthcare Law, Law