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AICC and FBA announce speaker line-up for 2014 Corrugated and...

AICC and FBA announce speaker line-up for 2014 Corrugated and Paperboard Packaging Washington Industry Fly-In in Washington, DC, June 9-10 AICC and the Fibre Box Association are joining forces once again to bring a pro-industry, pro-manufacturing message to an election-minded Congress and Administration.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Senator Rob Portman

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Huffington Post

Physician Bill Cassidy, a Gop Senate Candidate, Helps Treat Fellow Airplane Passenger

Rep. Bill Cassidy , who is challenging Sen. Mary Landrieu in a close Senate contest, put his professional background as a physician to use when he helped treat a passenger who had lost consciousness on a Monday Southwest Airlines flight.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Washington Examiner

Examiner Editorial: Labor's lackeys stack the deck but workers keep leaving unions

An unprecedented trend is reshaping the contemporary American workplace: U.S. workers are headed in one direction even as union leaders and their bought-and-paid-for politicians and bureaucrats in Washington are going full-gallop in the opposite direction.

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

Hot Air

House GOP quietly passes bill to expand coverage choices under ObamaCare

Originally, O-Care placed caps on deductibles in plans offered by small businesses, which meant less flexibility for employers in what they could offer their workers.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

Daily Kos

Facing fire, Boehner insists his Obamacare expansion vote was really a repeal vote

House Speaker John Boehner's job has gotten substantially harder with the success of Obamacare enrollments and the reality that the law is here to stay.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Journalism, Matt Drudge, US News, Representative Tom Reed, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Northern Michigan News

GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate

At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama's health law to expand coverage choices, a striking, one-of-a-kind departure from dozens of high-decibel attempts to repeal or dismember it.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Small Business, Personal Finance, Republican, US House of Representatives, Medicare, Health

News Times

In this April 1, 2014, photo, President Barack Obama, waves to the audience as he leaves the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, after speaking about the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law, Small Business, Personal Finance, Republican, US House of Representatives, Medicare, Health

The Beaumont Enterprise

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In this April 1, 2014, photo, President Barack Obama, waves to the audience as he leaves the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, after speaking about the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law, Small Business, Personal Finance, Republican, US House of Representatives, Medicare, Health

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Greenville Sun

Roe Believes 'Full-Time' Work Week Should Be Re-Set At 40 Hours, Not 30

U.S. Rep Phil Roe was among the 230 Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives who voted in favor on Thursday of the Save American Workers Act.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Alexander Offers Modifications On Blackburn Walking Horse Bill

Senator Lamar Alexander joined with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Rand Paul to introduce legislation in the U.S. Senate today that Senator Alexander said would "preserve the century-old tradition of the Tennessee Walking Horse while ending the contemptible practice of the illegal soring of horses."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, Representative Diane Black, John Duncan

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Redistricting has little effect on Tennessee GOP

While Republican lawmakers in some states may have benefited from congressional redistricting, the changes had little effect in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Jim Cooper, Democrat, Representative Steve Cohen, Tennessee

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Decision on Northwestern Puts NLRB Back in Political Spotlight

The National Labor Relations Board 's decision to declare that Northwestern University's scholarship football players can unionize could put the federal agency in the political crossfire again over recent stances on union-related matters.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, Barack Obama, Lamar Alexander, US Senate

Washington Examiner

Republicans ramp up planning to replace Obamacare as Senate prospects rise

The Republican Party's rising Senate prospects are forcing House Republicans to craft a health care agenda that could function as a feasible legislative blueprint for overhauling Obamacare in January 2015.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Health Care Policy, Health

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Roll Call

'Doc Fix' Deal in Doubt

The fate of a temporary "doc fix" remains uncertain, with leading House Republicans and Senate Democrats pushing back against a deal Speaker John A. Boehner announced heading into a planned Thursday morning vote.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Fleming, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Wyden

Politico

Pol pitches ACA changes to lobbyists

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy huddled Wednesday with roughly 40 K Streeters to rally their support for a bill that would change Obamacare's definition of a work week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Representative Lynn Jenkins, Representative Todd Young

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Washington Examiner

Cost overruns, delays plague huge Veterans Administration building projects

Major Department of Veterans Affairs medical facility construction projects are on average 35 months late and $360 million over budget, a congressional panel was told Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Orlando, FL

Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Greenville Sun

Student's Letter Prompts Visit From U.S. Rep. Phil Roe

A Chuckey-Doak High School student's strong, informed opinions caught the attention of U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, enough to draw him to the school for a special appearance on Monday, March 17. In mid-December, senior Denise Harness wrote a letter to Roe, of Johnson City, voicing her concerns about a topic that had been a hot debate in her Life ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Johnson City, TN, Greene County, TN

Fri Mar 21, 2014

American Academy of Family Physicians

AAFP Board Pushes Congress for End to Doc Fixes

Advocates often say that when you want to get legislation passed, you need a unified group carrying a single message.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, Republican, Michael Burgess

The Montgomery Advertiser

VA-DoD common records system may still be possible

After being jilted again and again by the Pentagon in pursuit of a common digital health records system, the Veterans Affairs Department is hoping a new makeover will finally get its own system noticed -- and perhaps get defense officials to commit to a long-term relationship after all.

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