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Monday Aug 11 | Government Executive

Why Incumbents Shouldn't Feel Safe

Relatively few members of Congress have lost primaries this year, and so far, no senators have.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Lee Terry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Kay Granger, US Senate, Pat Roberts

Monday Aug 11 | Roll Call

Mikulski Plots One More Push at Omnibus

When the Senate returns next month, the chamber's top appropriator is planning one more push at an omnibus, even if it's a serious long shot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Elijah Cummings, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Barbara Mikulski, Republican, Roll Call, Harry Reid

Monday Aug 11 | State Journal

Big names, big support

Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates each brought valuable supporters during campaign stops last week in the eastern Kentucky coalfields, an area fast becoming a key battleground with coal a central issue in this fall's election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Mike Rogers

Thu Aug 07, 2014

National Journal

Why Incumbents Shouldn't Feel Safe

Relatively few members of Congress have lost primaries this year, and so far, no senators have.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Lee Terry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Kay Granger, US Senate, Pat Roberts

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Aaddress Rx overdoses

Kentucky is one of just five awardees in the nation to receive a $1.08 million "Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention Boost" grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US Governors, Steve Beshear

WMKY-FM Morehead

MSU receives $500k ARC grant

U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers and Earl Gohl, Appalachian Regional Commission, co-chair, today presented a $500,000 grant to continue the work of the Appalachian Rural Dental Educational Program.

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Related Topix: Morehead State University, US Politics, Republican, Kentucky, Dentistry, University of Kentucky

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

CDC partnering with SOAR initiative3:43 pm

A $1.5 million, five-year project to address cancer and other chronic diseases by promoting screening and prevention in the region was announced Tuesday in Hazard during the SOAR Health Impact Series.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hazard, KY, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, University of Kentucky

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Rose sings, speaks at Washington, D.C.

Photo courtesy of Getty ImagesBell County's Jimmy Rose performed a song in Washington D.C. in support of the war on coal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, Representative Andy Barr, US Military, US Marine Corps

Fri Aug 01, 2014

National Journal

Divided House Approves $694M Border Bill

The 223-189 adoption of a $694 million supplemental spending measure came mostly along party lines, and only after both it and a second immigration measure demanded by some harder-line members took significant rewriting.

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Related Topix: US News, Walter Jones, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Representative Paul Broun

The Item

U.S. senators praise veterans bill at Nutley VFW

U.S. senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez celebrated the passage of the Veterans' Access to Care Act on Friday at Nutley's VFW Post 493.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Nutley, NJ, Cory Booker, Belleville, NJ, Republican

National Journal

In Moment of Bipartisanship, Dems and GOP Take Action That Leads Nowhere

While House Republicans prepared to vote on a doomed border bill, Democrats took over the floor asking for a vote on comprehensive immigration reform.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Tom Cole, US House of Representatives, Republican

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

Rose sings, speaks at Washington, D.C.6:03 pm

Photo courtesy of Getty ImagesBell County's Jimmy Rose performed a song in Washington D.C. in support of the war on coal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, Representative Andy Barr, US Military, US Marine Corps

Washington Post

House GOP leaders spike border bill rather than see it defeated

House Speaker John A. Boehner speaks to the media during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill on July 31. House Republican leaders pulled Speaker John A. Boehner's slimmed-down legislation to address the brewing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border amid a conservative revolt over the fact the $659 million proposal did not address the core causes ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Representative Steve Southerland

Mon Jul 28, 2014

National Journal

Dissenting Vote on Border Funds Sought in House

Conservatives want a resolution saying President Obama has all the tools he needs to respond to the flood of undocumented immigrants.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, US Politics, Trent Franks, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WMKY-FM Morehead

Frieden, Rogers to host SOAR "Health Impact Series" at Morehead Conference Center

Morehead State University and St. Claire Regional Medical Center will present Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers as part of a "Health Impact Series" under the new Shaping Our Appalachian Region initiative.

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Related Topix: Morehead, KY, Morehead State University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Eastern, KY, US Politics, Republican

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Roll Call

House Could Vote on Stopgap Before August Recess

House leaders may consider moving as early as next week a continuing resolution to fund the federal government through the first months of fiscal 2015, according to two House Republican aides and one Democratic aide.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Republican, Ohio

Roll Call

House GOP Forges Ahead on Border Funding Legislation With No Clear Endgame

Rogers says a maximum of $1.5 billion will go toward bolstering resources at the Southwest border House Republicans laid the groundwork Wednesday morning for legislation to fund more resources at the U.S.-Mexico border and make policy changes to stem the surge of child migrants there, but a path forward is far from clear with just days left in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Republican, Barack Obama, John Boehner

Roll Call

Border Task Force Boosts National Guard Role; Others Less Enthused

Granger at a hearing of her House Appropriations Committee State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs lat year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

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