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2 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs

After two days of jury selection, lawyers are poised to give opening statements in the trial of a Detroit-area man who opened his front door and shot an unarmed woman, killing her.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Lewis, Democrat

7 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

Cassidy can distinguish from Landrieu by ending welfare to big business

If Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy wishes to confirm his conservative credentials in his contest to knock off Democrat Sen. Mary Landrieu, he should vote to end welfare to big businesses and discrimination against private banks, and not become what fellow Republican Rep. Charles Boustany has on the issue of reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Small Business, Personal Finance

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Washington Post

Federal undercover investigation signs up fake applicants for ACA coverage, subsidies

In undercover tests of the new federal health insurance marketplace, government investigators have been able to procure health plans and federal subsidies for fake applicants with fictitious documents, according to findings to be disclosed to Congress on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

The veteran care crisis

U.S. veterans are some of our country's most treasured hero's. Whether they fought in WWII, the Korean War, Vietnam or the Gulf War, they have made sacrifices that many of will never know.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Town Talk

Louisiana lawmakers divided on Export-Import Bank

With only weeks left before summer recess, Louisiana lawmakers are divided over whether Congress should reauthorize the Export-Import Bank that helps companies in Louisiana and across the country export products overseas.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WebCPA

Congress Probes Legitimacy of ACA Premium Tax Credits

Congress is planning a hearing next week on the integrity of the Affordable Care Act's Premium Tax Credit program as the Internal Revenue Service is cautioning taxpayers to make sure they are receiving the appropriate level of tax credits to help them pay for health insurance.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Social Security, Personal Finance

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Washington Examiner

If you've got a small business, odds are the Export-Import Bank isn't helping you

Insider lobbying groups like the Chamber of Commerce claim the Ex-Im Bank is about small business and jobs .

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

NOLA.com

Sen. Landrieu and Rep. Boustany push for keeping Export-Import Bank...

Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu and Republican Rep. Charles Boustany , R-Lafayette, are offering bipartisan support for legislation to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

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

Alabama Live

House subcommittee to hold hearing on possibility of fraud in ACA tax credits

Rep. Charles Boustany , , announced the hearing, saying its goal is to explore the likelihood of fraud and waste in the system.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Advocate

VA clinics in Acadiana are nearing congressional approval

Long awaited veterans' clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles could receive federal authorization within the next couple weeks, the head of the state Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, LA, Lake Charles, LA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, David Vitter, US Senate

Switched

Justice Department To Investigate Missing IRS Emails

The Justice Department said Wednesday that it was investigating the circumstances behind the disappearance of emails from a former senior Internal Revenue Service official, part of a broader criminal inquiry into whether the agency had targeted conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa

WebCPA

House Republicans Seek Lois Lerner Emails on Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS Group

House Ways and Means Committee chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., and Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee chairman Charles Boustany, Jr., R-La., have written a letter to the advocacy group Democracy 21 asking it to provide all communications with the former director of the Internal Revenue Service's Exempt Organizations unit, Lois Lerner, including ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Bush, SourceMedia

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Don't Mess With Taxes

IRS employee suspended for Obama reelection effort

First, it was revealed that one of the tax agency's workers faced disciplinary action for improper political activitieswhile on the job.

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Related Topix: Tax, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Non-Profit, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Politico

Pay up: House GOP cash woes prompt dues crackdown

House Republicans, so worried that a swelling cash deficit will keep them from making big gains this November, have begun cracking down on dozens of lawmakers who haven't paid dues crucial to the party's campaign accounts.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Bill Shuster, Bob Goodlatte

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NOLA.com

House approves water bill with amendments to boost Corps of Engineers funding

The House late Thursday approved a $34 billion spending bill for the Department of Energy, Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation with several amendments offered by Louisiana lawmakers.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Fleming, Representative Cedric Richmond, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Scalise

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Switched

Republicans Accuse Lois Lerner Of Deliberately Trying To Hide Information

Congressional Republicans asserted on Wednesday that new emails show a former Internal Revenue Service official deliberately sought to hide information from Congress, opening a new chapter in a probe of IRS treatment of conservative groups.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Jordan

The Hill

Hard-right House lawmakers oppose Obama impeachment

They argue an impeachment trial would be a doomed effort in a Democratic Senate that could hurt Republicans in the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Representative Paul Broun, Representative John Fleming

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Advocate

Renewing U.S. Export-Import Bank divides House GOP

Associated Press photo by J. Scott Applewhite -- Secretary of State John Kerry addresses an April 24 gathering of the Export-Import Bank at the Omni-Shoreham Hotel in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lafayette, LA, Representative John Fleming, Representative Steve Scalise

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Advocate

Washington Watch: Bank causing split in the GOP

In the Regency Ballroom of the Omni Shoreham Hotel on June 21, the hundreds of diners attending the Faith and Freedom Foundation's conference were treated to a video tribute to conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly and a keynote speech by Gov. Bobby Jindal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Representative Bill Cassidy, Eric Cantor, Opinion

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The News-Star

McAllister will run for re-election

Fifth District U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister will seek re-election, reversing course after previously saying he wouldn't be a candidate.

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Related Topix: Swartz, LA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Fleming, Bobby Jindal, Louisiana

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