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Monday Jul 28 | Switched

House Democrats Blast Anti-Obamacare Tactics: 'Don't We Have Anything Better To Do?'

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on "Protecting Americans From Illegal Bailouts and Plan Cancellations Under the President's Health Care Law."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Henry Waxman, Republican, Representative Bill Cassidy

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Public Power

July 28, 2014 - Senate bill would provide liability protection for...

Senators Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Roy Blunt, R-Mo., introduced a bill, The Grid Reliability Act of 2014, that would prevent suits or fines against utilities for violations of environmental laws or regulations when utilities are ordered by the Department of Energy to generate power to maintain electric reliability.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Claire McCaskill, Democrat, Department of Energy, Representative Pete Olson

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Hill

Internet rules stir passionate debate

The Federal Communications Commission is being bombarded with passionate calls for a wholesale change to the way the Internet is regulated.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Roll Call

Mullen: Shale Oil Only Marginal Reprieve for Global Security

Mullen at a congressional hearing 2011, when he was still Joint Chiefs chairman.

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

Roll Call

CDC Chief Pledges to Improve Safety After Biohazard Lapses

A recent incident during which staff at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was potentially exposed to anthrax is part of a larger pattern of "an insufficient culture of safety," Director Thomas R. Frieden told a panel of House lawmakers Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US News, Agriculture, Science, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tim Murphy, Diana DeGette, Democrat

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