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Yesterday | WBAL-AM Baltimore

Harris: Westminster Army Reserve Center No Longer Considered For Housing Immigrants

Following objections from Carroll County officials and some Westminster residents, the Department of Heath and Human Services has decided not to use a former Army Reserve Center in Westminster to temporarily house some of the thousands of undocumented children and teenagers coming to the U.S. at the Mexican border.

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Related Topix: Carroll County, MD, Westminster, MD, US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Opposition building against housing immigrant children in Md.

CONTEMPLATING COMING HERE ILLEGALLY INTO THE SOUTH TEXAS IS WE WILL SEND YOU BACK.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Texas

The Baltimore Sun

Harris opposes Carroll County immigrant shelter

Rep. Andy Harris, the state's sole Republican in Congress, vowed Friday to use his position on the House Appropriations Committee to block any effort by the federal government to set up a shelter for immigrant children in Carroll County.

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Related Topix: Carroll County, MD, US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Westminster, MD, Democrat

World Magazine

The never-ending war on poverty

President Lyndon Johnson stood before Congress and declared a "war on poverty" in January 1964.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Roger Williams, Texas, Representative Todd Rokita, Democrat

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Rock on: Fort Reno concerts will take place in 2014 after all

After announcing its cancellation last week, Fort Reno organizer Amanda MacKaye said the popular free rock concerts will go on as planned beginning July 7, the outcome of a Monday meeting between MacKaye and National Park Service officials.

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Related Topix: Tenleytown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Sports

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Not so fast, the Fort Reno concert series could still happen

A source close to the situation tells WTOP the National Park Service will meet next week with the concert permit holder to find a reasonable solution.

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

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Gansler absent as Brown praises Dem rivals at unity conference

Democrat Anthony G. Brown took the stage at a Democratic unity event Thursday night and planted a kiss squarely on his former political rival, Del.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative John Delaney, Montgomery County, MD, Takoma Park, MD, Baltimore, MD

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Hispanic Business

Statement of Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) in opposition to The ...

Statement of Congressman Chris Van Hollen in opposition to The Consumer Protection and End-User Relief Act and believe a properly resourced CFTC has a critical role to play in promoting fair and transparent markets that effectively serve end users and consumers without putting taxpayers or our financial system at risk.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law

The Hill

Lobbying world

He comes from C onstellation Energy Nuclear Group , where he served in several high-level roles, including senior vice president.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, George Bush, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Politico

Pro Report: Forces begin assessments in Iraq - BP closes internal...

FORCES BEGIN ASSESSMENTS IN IRAQ: About 130 total Army Special Forces, special operations and other troops arrived in Iraq Tuesday and will spend the next two to three weeks helping the Iraqi military assess the issue on the ground and advise U.S. commanders on how best to help.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Democrat

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Incumbents Win in Md. Congressional Races

Maryland's eight members of Congress were nominated to serve new terms after facing mostly little-known and poorly funded challengers in Tuesday's primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Roscoe Bartlett, Dutch Ruppersberger, Elijah Cummings, Representative Andy Harris, Democrat, Representative John Sarbanes

The Baltimore Sun

Frosh wins Democratic primary for attorney general

Brian E. Frosh , a veteran state senator from Montgomery County who championed gun control and environmental protection, defeated two opponents to win Tuesday's Democratic primary for Maryland attorney general.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, MD, Senator Ben Cardin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Elijah Cummings, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative John Delaney, Baltimore County, MD

ABC2 Maryland

No upsets in Maryland's congressional races

The Associated Press has already called the races in favor of Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger , Rep. John Sarbanes and Rep. Elijah Cummings .

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Elijah Cummings, US News, Representative Donna Edwards

Common Dreams

Public Citizen: DISCLOSE Act Would End the Scandal of - Dark Money' in Federal Elections

June 24 - Public Citizen strongly supports the DISCLOSE Act of 2014, reintroduced in the Senate today by U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and 50 co-sponsors .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, US House of Representatives, US Supreme Court, Liberal Political News

Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Hill

Advocates want $5B for childhood cancer fight

Advocates for those with childhood cancers will tell lawmakers Tuesday that more funding is badly needed the help research and treat the diseases.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michael McCaul, Republican

ABC2 Maryland

No upsets expected in Md. congressional races

Maryland's eight members of Congress are expected to ward off lesser-known challengers following a sleepy primary season for the candidates in the heavily Democratic state.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Roscoe Bartlett, Representative Andy Harris, Dutch Ruppersberger, Elijah Cummings, Democrat

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

House challengers in Md. look to Cantor's loss for inspiration

When first-time House candidate Jonathan Goff Jr. was learning how to fill out a campaign finance report, an official at the Federal Election Commission handed him a sample filing from one of the most prominent members of Congress .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wayne Gilchrest, Elijah Cummings, Representative Donna Edwards, Representative John Sarbanes, Democrat

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Reuters

U.S. Senate's tax writer sees 15-month 'window' for tax reform

The U.S. Senate's chief tax law writer on Tuesday vowed to work on overhauling the federal tax code by August 2015, citing a move by Medtronic Inc to shift its tax home base to Ireland as a spur to congressional action.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Senator Dan Coats

Washington Times

Lawmakers predict no government shutdown this year

Two of the lawmakers who have been deeply involved in bipartisan efforts aimed at reducing annual deficits said Tuesday that they do not expect a government shutdown this year.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Jun 15, 2014

The CPA Technology Advisor

Congress Passes Bill to Renew Sec. 179 Expensing Provisions

The House voted late last week to make permanent a generous tax break that makes it easier for small businesses to buy new equipment and improve their property, part of an election-year showdown over a series of expired tax breaks worth billions.

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

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