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S. Florida Congressional Race Aided by National Party Leaders

The big guns are starting to come out in South Florida as congressional candidates in a tight race relied on national figures to help them raise funds before the end of August.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Joe Garcia, US News, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Republican, John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KFBB

Campaign Watch: This week in the race to November

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Amanda Curtis proposed ideas to help those with student loan debt as she, her Republican opponent Rep. Steve Daines, and U.S. House candidates Republican Ryan Zinke and Democrat John Lewis campaigned in all corners of the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, John Lewis, Democrat, Montana

OregonLive.com

Sen. Ron Wyden needs wiggle room to deliver O&C legislation: Editorial

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., hopes to produce a forest policy bill that would increase timber harvests on federal Oregon and California Railroad lands.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Peter DeFazio, US House of Representatives, Representative Kurt Schrader, Republican, Oregon, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Yahoo!

In town halls, U.S. lawmakers hear voter anger over illegal migrants

When Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling sat down with colleagues and constituents at a recent Chamber of Commerce lunch in Dallas, the first question he faced was whether Congress planned to address immigration policy and a burgeoning border crisis.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Representative Tom Cotton, Illegal Immigration

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Grand Haven Tribune

Immigration shaping up as leading election issue

As tens of thousands of Central American kids have crossed illegally into the United States, GOP Rep. Scott Perry has suddenly seen immigration become a top concern for voters in his heavily rural district far from the U.S.-Mexico border, eclipsing even President Barack Obama's health care law and the deficit.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Family, Kids, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Baker City Herald

Focus on forest, not just plans

Disdain for the U.S. Forest Service's draft plan for managing the Wallowa-Whitman, Umatilla and Malheur national forests is widespread.

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Related Topix: Wallowa, OR, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Wildfire, Fire, Natural Disasters, Opinion

CBS Local

New Subpoenas Into Md. Health Care Exchange Issued

The investigation continues into Maryland's troubled health exchange. A top contractor who built the website says a federal agency looking into the problems has now asked for internal documents.

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Related Topix: Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

New York Daily News

Congress has spent $14M in campaign donations on dining out

From steakhouses to Dunkin' Donuts, representatives have been shelling out serious cash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, Bill Young

Politico

Boehner, donors huddle in Jackson Hole

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi brought her top donors to California wine country earlier this month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican, California, California Government, John Boehner, Representative Steve Scalise

Mon Aug 25, 2014

OregonLive.com

Barbara Roberts, Greg Walden will speak at Vic Atiyeh memorial service

Former Oregon Gov. Barbara Roberts and U.S. Rep. Greg Walden will be among speakers at next week's public memorial service for Vic Atiyeh.

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

Central Ohio

Politicians' food tab takes $14.5M bite from donations

House members and candidates have spent at least $14.5 million of their donors' campaign contributions on food since Jan. 1, 2011, a USA TODAY analysis shows.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Young, us Travel, Travel

Star Tribune

Immigration shaping up as major election-year issue, with potential to help or hurt both sides

For Republican Rep. Scott Perry, the influx of Central American children who have crossed illegally into the United States has propelled immigration to a top concern for voters in his heavily rural district far from the Texas border, eclipsing the new health care law and the federal deficit.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott Perry, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Is 16th Congressional District competitive? Most say no, one says possibly

Respected national prognosticators like the Rothenberg Political Report and "Sabato's Crystal Ball," a national look at races published by University of Virginia political scientist Larry Sabato, don't even have the race on their radars.

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

The Hill

House panel pushes on for communications law update

The House committee looking to overhaul the nation's rules for phone, Internet and other communications tools is pressing full steam ahead.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Fresno Bee

NRCC chair confident about Valadao, other races, but Democrats press differences

Rep. Greg Walden, an Oregon Republican and current chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee, looked relaxed and confident when he stopped in Fresno last week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David Valadao, Fresno, CA, 2012 Presidential Election

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The La Grande Observer

Timber experts talk industry

The LaGrande Observer is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Politics, Elgin, OR, Hood River, OR

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

ELECTION 2014: Inland congressional races a referendum on 2012 results

Democrats gained ground in 2012 by capturing an open seat and ousting a veteran Republican incumbent.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ken Calvert, Duncan Hunter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Cook, 2012 Presidential Election

Thu Aug 14, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

NRCC chairman visits valley to raise money for Brian Nestande

Less than 90 days ahead of the November general election, the race for the 36th congressional district is heating up.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Raul Ruiz, Representative Mary Bono Mack

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Hill

GOP makes no apologies for ads disguised as news sites

The National Republican Congressional Committee's independent expenditure arm has launched microsites designed to look like local news pages that dole out favorable information about GOP candidates and damaging information about Democrats.

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

Fox News

Aehq: High Flier Gop touts female fighter pilot in key House race

Washington Republicans are touting two trail-blazing female candidates in their effort to keep control of the House this fall or even add to their majority.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US Military, US Air Force, Republican

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