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44 min ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

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

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