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52 min ago | NewsOne

With Voting Rights, We Must Have A Seat At The Table

The National Action Network recently wrapped up our Legislative and Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. During the two-day conference, we discussed issues like jobs and the economy, technology, immigration reform, education, environmental issues, the My Brother's Keeper Initiative, and most importantly, voting rights.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Despite 'outrage' the GOP has still not passed VA funding

Last April, members of Congress in both parties were "outraged" at disclosures that veterans waited for months to get an appointment at VA medical facilities.

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

9 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Power of incumbency difficult to overcome

Congress is wildly unpopular. In fact, two-thirds of Americans want their House member booted.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Charles Rangel, Democrat, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Townhall

They're Off

In the Georgia Republican runoff this week, David Perdue won the right to represent Republicans in the general election this fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nathan Deal, Georgia, Georgia Government, Non-Profit, Opinion

Roll Call

Montana Senate: A Real Race or Simply Manufactured Buzz?

Almost simultaneously, two different memos appeared from Democratic pollsters insisting the Montana Senate race has closed and the outcome of the contest is very much in doubt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Jon Tester, Conrad Burns, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus

Sunherald.com

Republican Milne formally launches campaign

Milne addressed a crowd of about 80 of the Republican party faithful, including former Gov. Jim Douglas, Lt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Jim Douglas

The Hill

Ingraham: Retire Alexander like an 'old sweater'

Conservative talk-radio host Laura Ingraham urged a ballroom full of Tennessee conservatives on Tuesday night to retire Sen. Lamar Alexander like an "old sweater" that's gone out of style.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Immigration Reform, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election

Insurance Journal West

Big 'I' Group Names Cantor Ex-Aide Stewart to Capitol Hill Lobbying Team

Wyatt Stewart has joined the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America Capitol Hill team as director of federal government affairs.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Denver, NC

Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

The Obamacare woes continue as an Oklahoma man spent three agonizing months trying to cancel his health insurance plan.

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Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, W., Fashion, Oscar de la Renta, Designers, Laura Bush

Roll Call

Washington Over-Leveraged | Commentary

One of the most frequently discussed concepts in the past six years is leverage.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Almost no one is voting in the 2014 elections. Not even in the most contested races.

Of the 123 million people eligible to vote in the country's primaries so far, only 18 million have bothered to do so -- 14.6 percent, according to analysis from the Center for the Study of the American Electorate reported by the Associated Press.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky, US House of Representatives, Business News

LongIsland.com

Schumer Endorses Top-Two Open Primaries to Lessen Extreme Partisanship in American Politics

Political scientists have found that the two parties have each grown more ideologically homogeneous since the 1970s.

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

Style Weekly

Plans of Attack

Face-to-face, Mike Dickinson works hard to project the image of a serious political candidate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Virginia Commonwealth University

InvestmentNews

Axing estate tax gains momentum in House

Backers of a bill that would eliminate the estate tax are pushing for a vote in September now that they have achieved enough supporters to exceed a House majority.

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

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Opinion Extra: A (smart) call for California-style top-two primaries in all U.S. states.

But for open primaries, Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks, might have advanced to the general election to face Gov. Jerry Brown in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Twin Peaks, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

OpenSecrets

Ante Up for the Party

Incoming House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, left, walks with incoming Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Raul Labrador, Representative Marlin Stutzman, Representative Peter Roskam

The Hill

Schumer advocated for open primaries

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for states across the country to adopt an open primary system to combat the current partisanship in Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 21, 2014

USA Today

Laura Ingraham to campaign for Joe Carr in TennesseeLaura Ingraham to ...

State Rep. Joe Carr's dreams of scoring a historic upset over U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander may turn on a single night.After nearly a year of Laura Ingraham to campaign for Joe Carr in Tennessee State Rep. Joe Carr's dreams of scoring a historic upset over U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander may turn on a single night.After nearly a year of Check out this story ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University

USA Today

Laura Ingraham to campaign for Joe Carr in Tennessee

State Rep. Joe Carr's dreams of scoring a historic upset over U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander may turn on a single night.After nearly a year of Laura Ingraham to campaign for Joe Carr in Tennessee State Rep. Joe Carr's dreams of scoring a historic upset over U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander may turn on a single night.After nearly a year of Check out this story ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University

Arkansas Times

Court refuses claims by Stanford Ponzi scheme victims

A U.S. Appeals Court has affirmed a lower court ruling that investors in Allen Stanford's fraudulent Ponzi scheme were not entitled under law to seek compensation from the Securities Investors Protection Corp. Stanford is serving a prison term for defrauding millions through bogus certificates of deposit issued through an institution in Antigua.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, University of Chicago, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

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