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Yesterday | The Wall Street Journal

What This Cycle's Special Elections Suggest About November

A variety of measurements help project the outcome of an election, including approval ratings, the state of the economy, and the levels of campaign spending by each party and its allies.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Scott Brown, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Roll Call

Bill Foster, Congress' Science Guy

Democrat Bill Foster's Longworth office is a modest one, its small waiting area festooned with the requisite Lincolnia befitting a House member from Illinois.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Bill Foster, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Patrick Murphy, Rush Holt, Republican, Illinois

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Hill

New GOP whip hires retail lobbyist for leadership office

The group of senior aides to incoming House Majority Whip Steve Scalise includes a lobbyist from the Retail Industry Leaders Association .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Eric Cantor, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Senator Kay Bailey

Fri Jul 18, 2014

OpenSecrets

Lobbying Firm's Ties to Tobacco Go Up In Smoke

Lorillard, the maker of Newport cigarettes, acquired by its rival Reynolds American for $27.4 billion.

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Related Topix: Greenberg Traurig, Law, US Politics, US News, Peter Hoekstra, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 14, 2014

National Journal

Boehner in Another GOP Quandary Over Border-Funding Request

House Republicans will meet Tuesday to begin forming a response to Obama's bid for $3.7 billion, and the Hastert Rule looms large.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Kay Granger, Harold Rogers

Indianapolis Business News

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Traditional ties between the business community and the Republican Party are fraying on Capitol Hill, where the House GOP has bucked corporate interests on a series of priorities this year, from immigration to highway funding to trade.

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

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Roll Call

Dickstein Shapiro Losses $2 Million Lorillard Tobacco Account

A major Washington lobbying firm reported it is no longer lobbying for a top tobacco company, which usually paid the firm $2 million a year.

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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily Record

Greenberg Traurig lures Dickstein team

Dickstein Shapiro LLP's public policy and law practice chairman, Andrew Zausner, and 12 other attorneys and directors from the firm joined Greenberg Traurig LLP.

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Related Topix: Greenberg Traurig, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Indianapolis Business News

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Traditional ties between the business community and the Republican Party are fraying on Capitol Hill, where the House GOP has bucked corporate interests on a series of priorities this year, from immigration to highway funding to trade.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Hill

Comeback for Abramoff's old firm?

Greenberg Traurig on Wednesday announced it has hired a team of 13 lobbyists from rival firm Dickstein Shapiro, including some former members of Congress.

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Related Topix: Greenberg Traurig, Law, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Ohio.com

Crisis Over Migrant Children Stirs Tension in Both Parties

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Bloomberg L.P. Bloomberg licenses the Beacon Journal Publishing Co, Inc. to recirculate and re-publish Bloomberg Business News stories as part of our production and publication.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Bob Goodlatte

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Free Republic

Untamed Cruz refuses to play nice with GOP campaign arm

GOP hopes of corralling Sen. Ted Cruz during the 2014 primary season are officially dead.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, Trent Lott, Tea Party

Sun Jul 06, 2014

New York Daily News

The political bank is always open

It was just after 8 a.m. on a Monday last month when Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand slipped into a small, sterile banquet room at an "in" Chicago steakhouse, scanned 100 people whom she mostly didn't know - and seemed very much at home.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Carolyn McCarthy, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Home Listing, Home, Republican, Illinois, Opinion

Denver Post

GOP bucking business priorities on Capitol Hill

Traditional ties between the business community and the Republican Party are fraying on Capitol Hill, where the House GOP has bucked corporate interests on a series of priorities this year, from immigration to highway funding to trade.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative John Fleming, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tea Party

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