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13 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

More than 500 migrant kids sent to Pennsylvania

More than 500 migrant children among the tens of thousands who have flooded the southern U.S. border are being housed in Pennsylvania, attracting a visit from some members of Congress and at least one tea-party protest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Meehan, Pennsylvania, Family, Kids

23 hrs ago | The Hill

Internal poll shows possible danger in bid for open Penn. seat

Internal polling from Democratic House candidate Manan Trivedi has lost ground against Republican Ryan Costello in the battle for Pennsylvania's open 6th district, but has room to grow once the campaigns go on offense.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Lawmakers examine housing of unaccompanied minors entering United States illegally

Three members of Berks County's delegation to the House of Representatives gathered Tuesday in an effort to learn more about the local housing of Central American children who entered the United States illegally.

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Related Topix: Berks County, PA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Meehan, Womelsdorf, PA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Philly.com

Area Votes in Congress

Temporary patch on highway fund. Voting 367-55, the House on Tuesday passed a bill to add $10.8 billion to the Highway Trust Fund so that it can finance ongoing road, bridge, and mass-transit projects through May 2015.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Joseph Pitts, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Fitzpatrick, Robert Brady, Democrat, Allyson Schwartz, Chaka Fattah

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bloomberg

Jetliner Crash Adds to Burden of Sanctions Opponents

The deadly crash of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in Ukraine is making it harder for business groups to block additional sanctions on Russia as calls to get tough increase, analysts studying the conflict said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US House of Representatives, Donald Tusk

The Lebanon Daily News

PA-6 candidate Ryan Costello addresses Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce

A Republican candidate running for a vacant congressional seat representing a portion of Lebanon County paid a visit to business and community leaders on Friday morning, telling them that he would do his best to break the political gridlock paralyzing Washington D.C. Ryan Costello, who is running for Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District, spoke ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lebanon County, PA, Immigration Reform, Chester County, PA

Philly.com

GOP tops Dems in local money race

Republicans are routing Democrats when it comes to raising money in the four most competitive House races in the Philadelphia region.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Jon Runyan, Frank LoBiondo, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Ryan Costello receives support from U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The local, state and national chambers of commerce gathered Tuesday, along with candidate for the 6th Congressional District, Ryan Costello, to announce their united support for his election.

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Related Topix: Chester County, PA, Industry, PA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pennsylvania

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Philly.com

Area Votes in Congress

Streamlined job training. Voting 415-6, the House on Wednesday sent President Obama a bipartisan bill to consolidate dozens of federal programs for job training, adult education and literacy education into a single, broad-based workforce program to be administered by the states as they see fit rather than by Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Robert Brady, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chaka Fattah, Joseph Pitts, Republican, Michael Fitzpatrick

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Right Wing News

The IRS Is Playing Hide And Seek With Emails

It would appear, that as of yesterday, Lois Lerner got caught with her whole arm in the Tea Jar .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tea Party, Representative Ron DeSantis, Representative Jim Jordan

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Philly.com

Buyout industry's benefits to region?

Americans tend to admire wealth, success, and investor rescues like Carlyle Group 's 2012 buyout of Sunoco 's aging Philadelphia refinery, followed by a taxpayer-assisted makeover that kept hundreds working.

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Related Topix: Energy, Oil & Gas, Sunoco, Sunoco Logistics Partners LP, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Carney, Democrat

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Philly.com

Area Votes in Congress

Cross-border pipeline approvals. Voting 238-173, the House on Tuesday passed a bill to weaken environmental reviews of cross-border pipeline projects between the United States and Canada or Mexico.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Joseph Pitts, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Charles Dent, Robert Brady, Allyson Schwartz, Democrat, Chaka Fattah

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