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11 hrs ago | The Willits News

Huffman and others try to fix broken system

WASHINGTON >> Congressman Jared Huffman recently co-introduced the Democracy for All Amendment, which will reverse destructive Supreme Court decisions like Citizens United v.

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Related Topix: US News, Immigration Reform, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat

12 hrs ago | Space Politics

Edwards more optimistic about NASA authorization, less so about other legislation

While NASA administrator Charles Bolden expressed skepticism earlier this week that a NASA authorization bill would make it through Congress this year, a leading member of the House Science Committee said in a recent interview she is more optimistic about the bill's prospects, but less so about two other pieces of space-related legislation.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bill Posey, Republican

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Government Executive

Bill Would Repeal Recent Pension Contribution Hikes

A new bill would walk back retirement pension contribution hikes for new federal employees, approved by Congress in recent years to address deficit concerns.

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

Communications Workers of America

What's the Latest on the Trans Pacific Partnership?

House members stand up for "Buy American," and a proposal to redefine exports are two of the latest issues in the TPP debate.

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

The Hill

House passes pesticide regulations bill

Passage of the bill, 267-161, comes three days after it failed to win approval under suspension of the rules.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, Representative Bob Gibbs, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

New York Daily News

Senators told to close loophole that lets some domestic abusers buy guns

Rep. Gwen Moore , left, Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Rep. Donna Edwards hold news conference this week to propose legislation that would encourage states to remove firearms from domestic abusers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Gwen Moore, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Guns, Sheldon Whitehouse

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Bloomberg

Obama `Effective Messenger, Period:' DNC Chair

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Rep. Donna Edwards , rear, exit the Democratic National Committee and Obama for America Gotta Vote Bus in the Little Havana neighborhood on Oct. 25, 2012 in Miami.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Miami, FL, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform

The Washington Post

Will black voters be House Democratsa midterm firewall?

In fact, historical trends say that in the sixth year of Obama's presidency, the Democrats stand to fall into an even smaller House majority and potentially lose control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, African-American, US House of Representatives, Democrat, World News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Roll Call

Maryland Delegation Muscling for FBI Headquarters

Maryland delegation wants FBI headquarters, "but we're not going to be bullies here," Mikulski said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Benjamin Cardin, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, Maryland, Roll Call, Greenbelt, MD

The Washington Post

4List narrows for future FBI headquarters: Greenbelt, Landover or Springfield

A look at the sites that did and did not make the shortlist for what could be the biggest local real estate project in a generation.

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Related Topix: Greenbelt, MD, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, US Senate, Barbara Mikulski, Business News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Financial Tools Key to Escaping Domestic Violence

RealClearPolitics will discuss the study described below -- along with best practices and gaps in current policies and programs designed to help survivors of domestic violence -- during a free event at 8 a.m. today at the Columbus Club in Washington.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, RealClearPolitics, US Politics, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rutgers University

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Space Politics

At Future Space, members of Congress discuss future of space legislation

On Thursday, the Future Space Leaders Foundation held Future Space 2014 , a conference oriented primarily to students and young professionals to discuss "cross-cutting issues" in space.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Steven Palazzo, Republican, US House of Representatives, Science / Technology, NASA, Democrat, Representative Bill Posey, James Langevin

Wed Jul 16, 2014

National Journal

Democrats' Plan to Create the Next Todd Akin

The party is hoping to keep Republicans talking about reproductive issues, and is praying for a candidate to make another massive mistake.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Democrat, Representative Renee Ellmers, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Hill

Dems want campaign finance constitutional amendment

House Democrats are pushing for a constitutional amendment to reverse the effects of the Supreme Court's decisions deregulating campaign spending.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, Representative John Sarbanes

Mon Jul 14, 2014

PolitiFact

Donna Edwards: '74 percent of Republicans support the Affordable Care Act.'

On CNN's "State of the Union," Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md., said that "74 percent of Republicans support the Affordable Care Act."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, State of the Union, New-Age, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WWTC-AM Eagan

Speaker Boehner's Lawsuit Is About Process

A Republican lawmaker says a threatened lawsuit against President Obama is not about politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, State of the Union, Democrat

National Review Online

Dem. Rep.: I - Absolutely' Believe Obamaa s Faithfully Executing the Laws

Despite President Obama's numerous delays, exemptions, and unilateral actions to various federal laws, one Democratic representative has no doubt that the president is faithfully carrying out the laws as passed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Aaron Schock, Republican, US House of Representatives, State of the Union, Democrat

Sat Jul 12, 2014

NewsBusters.org

Bill Maher: 'Liberals Are Just Sometimes Useless Obama Hacks'

For a few brief seconds on Friday night, Bill Maher made sense. Maher, who could be described as a "useless Obama hack" after all, he's a big donor to Obama and a constant defender of him who chalks up any and all criticism of Obama to racism condemned liberals, on one subject at least, as "useless Obama hacks without a shred of intellectual ... (more)

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Communications Workers of America

House Members Push Back Against TPP Negotiators Gutting "Buy American" Policies

Rep. Keith Ellison is focusing attention on another sneaky provision in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, with negotiations again underway in Ottawa, Canada.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Walter Jones, Republican

The Washington Post

People from all walks of life pay final respects to Wayne K. Curry

All day long, people filed past the flag draped casket of former Prince George's County Executive Wayne K. Curry as it rested in the main corridor of the County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro.

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Related Topix: Upper Marlboro, MD, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Fort Washington, MD

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