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20 hrs ago | Media Matters for America

Why The Washington Post Is Running A Series Of Editorials On The...

The Washington Post is publishing a week of climate change editorials aimed at sparking action on what editorial page editor Fred Hiatt calls "an existential threat to the planet."

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Global Warming, Activism, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Democratic Congressman On Burger King Deal: 'If I Were McDonald's, I'd Launch A Buy America Campaign'

Rep. Chris Van Hollen , the ranking member of the House Budget Committee and a co-sponsor of a bill to halt the flow of corporate inversions , believes a potential deal between Burger King and Canadian coffee and donut chain Tim Hortons will fundamentally change public opinion about the practice and potentially needle Congress toward a solution.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US Senate

Silicon Alley Insider

Here's Why Legislation Aimed At Tax Inversions Might Not Have Any Effect On Burger King

Burger King is in talks to acquire Canadian donut and coffee chain Tim Hortons as part of a plan to avoid U.S. taxes.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, US Senate, Carl Levin

Tue Aug 19, 2014

TBD.com

Rep. Chris Van Hollen; Executive Rushern Baker; Maryland Senior Olympics

Rep. Chris Van Hollen talked about the unrest in Ferguson, the midterm elections and President Obama's relationship with congressional Democrats.

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

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Politico

Pelosi brings pols, donors to Napa

The California Democrat is, once again, bringing her top donors and other powerful political figures to wine country for a two-day legislative and issues conference at the swanky Villagio Inn and Spa.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, Representative Ami Bera, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

KXAN-TV Austin

U.S. military: Rescue mission in Iraq may not be needed

A U.S. rescue operation in Iraq may not happen. A new military report shows the situation at the top of the Sinjar Mountains may not be as grave as first reported.

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

Wed Aug 13, 2014

BrothersJudd Blog

Tax What You Don't Want, not What You do:

Revenue raised through climate policy, be it an emissions-permit trading scheme or straight-out carbon tax, could really be used to do anything politicians think important -- fund clean energy research, aid poor communities reliant on coal mining or burning, or refund it to taxpayers quarterly, as Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen recently ... (more)

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

The Hill

Van Hollen: No approval needed for airstrikes

Rep. Chris Van Hollen on Wednesday said President Obama does not need approval from Congress for the limited U.S. airstrikes taking place in Iraq.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Tim Kaine, US Senate, US Governors, Tim Kaine

National Review Online

Tanner: The Real Reactionaries

The term is almost always applied to conservatives. Certainly there is a strain of conservatism that feels an undue nostalgia for a less tolerant, less diverse, 1950s-style America.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Republican, Paul Ryan

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Hill

The climate change money machine

The period of atmospheric and surface warming that began in the late 1970s ended in the mid- to late 1990s , but the climate change industry is hot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Global Warming, Weather, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Washington Post

As firms flee, can Washington get its act together on tax reform?

Rep. Paul Ryan says the spate of U.S. companies fleeing overseas will not spur Republicans to separate corporate tax reform from a more contentious overhaul of the individual tax code.

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

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Alan Gross, nearing fifth anniversary in Cuban prison, says goodbye to wife, daughter

Outside Cuban Interests Section Supporters of Alan Gross, 62, of Washington D.C., held a midday vigil outside the Cuban Interests Section, to call for his release as the second anniversary of his imprisonment in Cuba approaches on Dec. 3. Gross, an international development specialist, who brought cell phones to Cuba and was working with USAID to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Senator Ben Cardin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat

NewsOK.com

Md. lawmakers oppose sonic cannon oil exploration

You now have an easier online way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Dutch Ruppersberger, Elijah Cummings, US News, US Senate, Representative Donna Edwards, US House of Representatives, Representative John Sarbanes, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski

The Baltimore Sun

Cap and dividend [Editorial]

Our view: Maryland congressman's innovative plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions - but shield average Americans from higher energy prices - deserves serious consideration How would you like to receive a quarterly check from the federal government? Most taxpayers would surely be happy with such an arrangement.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Columbian

McManus: Ryan's new stance shows GOP shift

"What do we want? A healthy economy - and a big part of that is having a strong safety net, both for those who can't help themselves and for those who just need a helping handa .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Hillary Clinton, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Breitbart.com

Wasserman Schultz: Impeachment Not Off Table Because Boehner Can't Control His Caucus

On Friday's "The Daily Rundown" on MSNBC, Democratic National Committee chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz charged that impeachment of President Barack Obama wasn't actually off the table as Speaker of the House John Boehner had claimed earlier in the week.

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

Thu Jul 31, 2014

DFW Catholic

Resolution introduced to protect persecuted Christians in Iraq

Washington D.C., Jul 31, 2014 / 08:02 pm .- Congressional representatives have introduced a resolution to protect persecuted Christians and other minorities in Iraq, as Islamist militants consolidate control over portions of the country's northwest.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeff Fortenberry, Anna Eshoo, Democrat, Frank Wolf

Politico

Van Hollen: 'Speaker Cruz'

Rep. Chris Van Hollen slammed House Republicans on Thursday, saying members now have to check with "Speaker Cruz" to get any legislation passed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Steve Scalise

CBS Local

Paul Ryan: I Won't Seriously Consider White House Run Until Next Year

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks at the CPAC Conference, on March 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Md.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Hill

Pelosi: Lawsuit first step down 'road to impeachment'

House Democratic leaders wasted no time Wednesday accusing Republicans of voting to sue President Obama as a first step toward their real goal: the impeachment of the Democratic president.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, Steve Israel, George Bush

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