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1 hr ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

The Spokesman-Review

Irony: Labrador's biggest donation in past quarter came from Eric Cantor's PAC

A look through 1st District GOP Congressman Raul Labrador's latest campaign finance report turns up an a bit of irony: Labrador's biggest donation - $5,000 for the reporting period and $10,000 for the election cycle to date came from the Every Republican is Crucial PAC ERIC-PAC, the PAC operated by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Raul Labrador

World Magazine

End political pensions

When Eric Cantor , the House majority leader, unexpectedly lost his party's nomination to seek reelection our sympathies soon abated when we realized that what faces him on the far side of his abruptly ended political career is an opportunity for amassing great wealth .

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Jim DeMint

The Hill

Juan Williams: Ex-Im issue is a melodrama

The best political soap opera of the summer on Capitol Hill is the HBO-worthy drama over the Export-Import Bank.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tea Party, Republican, Immigration Reform, Representative Randy Hultgren, Opinion

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Politico

Parallel paths: McCarthy and Scalise

Their parallel rise began in the late 1990s, when Kevin McCarthy, the national chairman of the Young Republicans, became good pals with Steve Scalise, a local leader in Louisiana.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Jeb Hensarling, John Boehner

The Advocate

Our Views: New focus on Main Street

"We are facing a restructuring of the very nature of our economy. Many of the jobs that were the cornerstone of the 20th century either don't exist anymore, because they've been automated or outsourced, or their wages simply no longer have kept pace with the cost of living.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Opinion

Knoxville News Sentinel

Alexander defends record as elections near

AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SENTINEL Congressman John J. Duncan Jr., left, talks with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander during the Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner at Campbell County High School in LaFollette on July 12. Left to right, Kelly Kimball and Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett greet U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander during the Lincoln Reagan Dinner at Campbell ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Duncan, Mike Huckabee, 2012 Presidential Election

Lucianne.com

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Soon your TV screen will be full of apocalyptic images of crumbling bridges, giant potholes and assorted wheelchair-bound grannies plunging over cliffs - the hacks' vision of a bleak future without automatic annual increases in the gasoline tax.

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Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Star Tribune

Minnesota challengers Mills, Westrom score key donors

The Republican challengers in Minnesota's two most competitive congressional races are attracting more donations from high-ranking members of Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Fred Upton, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Representative Steve Scalise, Darrell Issa

Lexington Herald-Leader

U.S. House majority leader in Kentucky to raise money for GOP effort to take state House

One month after being elected majority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California was asked about progress Washington might be making on dealing with the flood of migrant children at the nation's southern border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative Brett Guthrie, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Representative Kevin McCarthy

Intellectual Conservative Politics an...

Have the Republican Regulars Crushed the Tea Party Insurgents?

The indefensibly grandiose overreach of Obama and the Democrats may well allow the GOP to parlay an oppositional strategy into a Senate majority in November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tea Party, US Senate, Mitch McConnell

The Miami Herald

Follow these rules if you want to run for office - and actually win

The 2014 election year is just kicking into gear, but we've learned so much already.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Mike Rounds, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa

The Miami Herald

McKinney seeking upset in GOP governor primary

Like many before him, Republican gubernatorial contender John McKinney hopes to upset his party's endorsed candidate by appealing to the average GOP voter.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Joe Lieberman, New Haven, CT

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