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National Park Service and Interior Dept. sued under FOIA over shutdown documents

On Tuesday night, I filed a lawsuit in D.C.'s U.S. District Court against the Interior Department and the National Park Service for failing to produce documents in response to two pairs of Freedom of Information Act requests.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Virginia, US National Parks, Claude Moore Colonial Farm

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Obamacare: Top state Democrats take a victory lap

While some Democrats in other states have kept their distance, Gov. Jay Inslee and Sen. Patty Murray lovingly embraced the Affordable Care Act from the start, and on Wednesday proclaimed victory in getting health insurance to thousands of Washington residents.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Patty Murray, US Governors, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Republican

Breitbart.com

The Land Grabbing Feds

In October 1980, Gerald Chaffin threw gasoline on his wood-frame home and burned it to the ground.

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Related Topix: Texas, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Ken Salazar, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Gary Herbert, Environment, Science

The Columbian

In Our View: Treaty Needs Our Attention

When 26 Congressional representatives from four states can reach bipartisan agreement on something, President Obama would be wise to take notice.

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Related Topix: Flood, Natural Disasters, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Peter DeFazio, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Hydroelectric Power, Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Roll Call

218: Brain Drain: Self-Imposed Term Limits Shuffle Committees, House GOP Leadership

Kline is among the Republicans who could be forced to hand over a gavel given self-imposed term limits, though he may receive a waiver.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dave Camp, Mike Rogers, Tom Cole

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Washington Post

Arizona tribe set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

The Violence Against Women Act was expanded in 2013 to allow Native American tribes to prosecute non-Indians in cases involving domestic violence.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Indian-American, Eloy, AZ, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor

Ridenbaugh Press

A candidate quietude

The Washington official candidate filing week is now exactly one month away. From there, candidates in races contested by more than two people will have three months to try to pull into the win or place slots so they can advance to November.

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

The Washington Post

Lame ducksa s wings not yet clipped

Just because you're leaving Congress at the end of the year doesn't mean you can shirk your sworn duties to take your spouses on enviable trips overseas.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Portugal Travel, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Latham, John Boehner, Ohio

Groong

ANKARA: Delegation Of US Representatives Visit Ankara

DELEGATION OF US REPRESENTATIVES VISIT ANKARA Daily Sabah, Turkey April 17 2014 U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Boehner meets with top Turkish officials and assures Turkey that there was no chance the Armenian genocide bill would pass by Daily Sabah ANKARA -- A delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives took part in a series of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Abdullah Gul, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, Greg Walden

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Murray, Hastings call for action on Columbia River Treaty

U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Pasco, chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, leads a Congressional field hearing about the Columbia River Treaty at Pasco City Hall in this Dec. 9 file photo.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pasco, WA, Peter DeFazio, Democrat, US Senate, Patty Murray

Seattle Times

Newhouse leads fundraising in race to succeed Doc Hastings

Former state agriculture chief Dan Newhouse has emerged as the leading early fundraiser among a pack of Republicans vying to represent Central Washington's 4th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Agriculture, Science, Jay Inslee, Democrat, US Senate, Maria Cantwell, Federal Election Commission, Financial Services, Kennewick, WA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Column: Don't roll back protections for saltwater fisheries

When I first moved to Daytona Beach in the early 1970s, it was an angler's paradise.

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Related Topix: US Military, Hastings, US Army, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Instapundit

'Litigious Weapon' Unchecked: GAO Finds No One's Keeping Tabs on Environmental Reviews

The Government Accountability Office found that sketchy data is being collected on lengthy and costly environmental reviews, with one administration critic saying the new report proves that the National Environmental Policy Act "has turned into a tool for delaying projects on federal lands."

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Environment, Science, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Fred Upton, Howard McKeon

The Hill

GAO audit finds lack of data on environmental reviews

Federal agencies' practices regarding their obligations under the National Environmental Policy Act are inconsistent, making it difficult to analyze government-wide impacts of the environmental review process, the Government Accountability Office concluded in a Tuesday report .

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tri-cityherald.com

4th District candidates take stage at Pasco chamber meeting

It wasn't billed as a candidate forum, but eight of the candidates seeking to replace retiring Rep. Doc Hastings spoke Monday to 95 people at a Pasco Chamber of Commerce meeting.

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Related Topix: Pasco, WA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Moses Lake, WA, Kennewick, WA, Eltopia, WA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Breitbart.com

Big California Farmers Grease Washington for More Water

The rain didn't come to California last year, but it is was raining "Benjamins" on Capitol Hill as the Central Valley's Paramount Farm interests contributed $457,000 to Congress, and the Westlands Water District spent $1,600,000 on lobbying and outreach last year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David Valadao, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Democrat, California, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

USA Today

Speaker Boehner reveals he's in AfghanistanSpeaker Boehner reveals...

House Speaker John Boehner, center, met with members of the Afghan military during his 2011 visit to Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Dave Camp, John Kline

Washington Examiner

John Boehner and seven GOP lawmakers back from secret Afghanistan trip

House Speaker John Boehner , R-Ohio, traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan , this past weekend with seven other House Republican lawmakers to get a first-hand look at the political situation in the country after the recent democratic elections, Boehner's office announced Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Ohio Government, World News, Afghanistan, Devin Nunes

Tri-cityherald.com

Our Voice: Thumbs up for Hastings' pursuit of bladderpod documents

Thumbs up to U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings for pushing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to provided answers on the federal government's recent decision to list the White Bluffs bladderpod as a threatened species.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Candidates seeking Doc Hastings’ seat to speak in Pasco on Monday

Candidates seeking to replace Doc Hastings in Washington’s 4th Congressional District will speak during the Pasco Chamber of Commerce luncheon Monday.

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

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