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Sunshine State News
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.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Boehner, donors huddle in Jackson Hole
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi brought her top donors to California wine country earlier this month.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
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.
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.