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Monday Apr 14 | NewsBusters.org

Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace Grills Dem. Congressman On IRS Scandal

Fox News Sunday was the only Sunday show that discussed the latest revelations in the IRS' targeting of conservative groups.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Tea Party, Republican, Barack Obama

Sun Apr 13, 2014

ThinkProgress

Fox News Host Grills Oversight Committee Republican On Fruitless IRS Investigations

Chris Wallace pressed Congressan Charles Boustany on Sunday about the failure of the House Oversight & Government Reform and Ways and Means Committees to find any evidence of high-level corruption in its investigation of improper targeting of Tea Party applicants seeking tax-exempt status.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Tax, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Congress, OH, Democrat, Sander Levin

Free Republic

Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 13 April 2014

FOX NEWS SUNDAY : - Reps. Sander Levin, D-Mich., and Charles Boustany, R-La.; Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C. THIS WEEK : Samantha Power, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; Gov. Devil Patrick, D-Mass.; Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Representative Tim Scott, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

AP

After legislation controlling privately funded travel for members of Congress was passed in 2007, in the wake of an influence-peddling scandal, the number of such trips dropped by two-thirds.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Fleming, Representative Steve Scalise, Non-Profit, Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Kansas City InfoZine

Port of Corpus Christi Chairwoman Calls for Speed in Review of Liquid Natural Gas Permits

The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade invited Hawley to testify. The hearing, chaired by Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., focused on opportunities and trade implications.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Devin Nunes, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Blake Farenthold, Texas

Daily World

Charles Boustany: China has become a top export market for Louisiana

I recently led a congressional delegation to China as chairman of the U.S.-China Working Group.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

GOP, Jindal ask McAllister to resign

Gov. Bobby Jindal joined the Louisiana Republican Party chairman Thursday in calling for Republican 5th District U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister to resign in the wake of a video showing the married congressman kissing a former married staff member.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Fleming, Greg Walden, John Boehner

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Big gaps remain between U.S. and Japan in trade talks - negotiators

Big gaps remain between the United States and Japan after two days of talks on a bilateral trade deal that is vital for a broader regional pact, negotiators on both sides said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Hill

McAllister lays low, hopes scandal passes

Rep. Vance McAllister is adhering to a tried, though perhaps not true, strategy to weather the storm he's facing after a video of him kissing a married staffer emerged - bunker down and hope it passes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Fleming, David Vitter, US Senate, Eric Cantor, John Boehner

NOLA.com

Another intense floor flight between Sens. Vitter and Sanders over veterans' clinics

Wednesday was battle No. 4 between Sen. David Vitter , R-La., and Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., over legislation to authorize 27 veterans' health clinics, including for Lafayette and Lake Charles.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, David Vitter, US Senate, Mary Landrieu, Democrat, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Life, Veteran Affairs

SIU

Jones Act Boosts State, National Economies

New data released today shows that Louisiana ranks first in the nation in economic impact from America's domestic maritime industry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Cedric Richmond, Democrat, David Vitter, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Louisiana

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Roll Call

As McAllister Skips Vote, Angry Husband Says His Family Is Destroyed

McAllister, right, talks with Rep. Charles Boustany, R-La., before McAllister's swearing in last November.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Louisiana Republicans want specifics on the characteristics of those who signed up for Obamacare

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., and Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, are among the Louisiana Republicans who wrote to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Thursday for more enrollment information for the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative John Fleming, Representative Bill Cassidy, David Vitter, US Senate, Representative Cedric Richmond, Democrat

Wed Apr 02, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

Landrieu's Rookie Week in Energy Committee; Presidential Vacations

Energy chair's agenda Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, the state's senior senator, is now in full command of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, a key post for the Pelican state's oil and gas industry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Rodney Alexander, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Fleming, Representative Bill Cassidy, Representative Steve Scalise

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Politico

Ryan set to release GOP budget - Caterpillar defends tax practices...

Ryan set to release GOP budget - Caterpillar defends tax practices - Retiring Camp allows Ways and Means lawmakers to introduce tax legislation again DRIVING THE DAY: RYAN SET TO RELEASE GOP BUDGET.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Dave Camp, 2012 Presidential Election

Sun Mar 30, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

La. bucks trend in last round of redistricting

While Republicans in many states gained ground by carving out more safe GOP congressional districts after the 2010 Census, they lost a seat in Louisiana.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Privately funded trips common for legislators

Members of Congress, including some from Louisiana, took more than $3.7 million worth of free trips last year -- the highest price tag for privately funded travel in more than a decade, new data show.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Fleming, Representative Steve Scalise, Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel

Wed Mar 26, 2014

RedState

Boehner's Bootlickers Continued: The Louisiana Liberal

This is a continuation of our series highlighting members who hail from red districts, yet represent the priorities of House Speaker John Boehner and leadership instead of conservatives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican

The Times

Sen. Mary Landrieu: Increase U.S. natural gas exports to compete with Russia

The United States should expand natural gas exports to become more energy independent and to use as a "geopolitical tool" against Russia, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative John Fleming, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Representative Steve Scalise, David Vitter

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Daily World

Parish officials to testify before Congress

St. Landry Parish President Bill Fontenot and a delegation of parish leaders are on their way to Washington, D.C., today.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, David Vitter, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, US House of Representatives

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