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5 hrs ago | Politico

Facebook plays offense in D.C.

It's a tune that is familiar in Washington: Facebook announces a new product or policy change, and privacy hawks fire back.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Diana DeGette, Democrat, Marsha Blackburn

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Hall's Texas colleagues rally for his re-election

As Rockwall Rep. Ralph Hall, in his fourth decade in Congress, faces his stiffest challenge yet in a runoff next month, he's getting a nearly unanimous show of support from his fellow Texas Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ralph Hall, Texas, US Senate, Ted Poe, John Cornyn, Lamar Smith

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Ennisdailynews.com

Austin honored with new flag

EDN photo by Phil Banker / U.S. Representative Joe Barton, along with his son Jack and two other Austin Elementary students, presents a new flag to Austin Principal Denise Winnett.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Education Etc.

Fri Apr 04, 2014

News Max

Gowdy: Dem Rep. Complaints About Six-Figure Salary 'Laughable'

South Carolina Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy Friday called it "laughable" that lawmakers are underpaid, blasting veteran Virginia Democratic Rep. Jim Moran complaints about a six-figure salary for a job that's "priceless."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

ABC News

Should Members of Congress Make More Than Their $174K?

Most Americans would probably look at someone making $174,000 a year and imagine how a more lucrative income could change their own lives.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Emanuel Cleaver, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Conyers, Washington, DC, Republican

Examiner.com

Putin Soon to Control Web - Unless YOU Stop Him

Time is ticking and Obama's plan to give away control of the internet to the United Nations is just around the corner on April 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Greg Walden

Thu Apr 03, 2014

KVII-TV Amarillo

Amarillo drivers get anxious waiting on GM recall parts

The General Motors recall is hitting home in the Panhandle, as locals find themselves among the two million people affected.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, The General, Country, Panhandle, TX, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Apr 02, 2014

National Journal

After Venting Over 'Sneaky' Doc-Fix Vote, House GOP Coalesces Behind Ryan Budget

House conservatives unloaded on their Republican leaders in two closed-door meetings Wednesday, a response to last week's maneuver to extend the so-called doc fix with an unexpected voice vote.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Trent Franks, Representative Matt Salmon, Representative Randy Weber

National Journal

Republicans Fear Obama Will Let Russia Seize Internet Power

An Obama administration plan to give up oversight of certain technical Internet functions could open the door to a takeover by authoritarian regimes, Republican lawmakers claimed Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Greg Walden, Representative Steve Scalise, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Vladimir Putin

ComputerWorld

US plan to end ICANN oversight could lead to 'Net censorship, lawmakers say

A U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration plan to end its formal relationship with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers could open the door to Internet censorship by China, Russia or Iran, some U.S. lawmakers said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Shimkus, Representative Steve Scalise

KTIV-TV Sioux City

New GM Ceo testifies about GM's handling of faulty ignition switches

Wednesday morning Mary Barra testifies again before the Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Product Safety.

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

Politico

GM chief grilled on slow recall action

The first woman to lead the nation's largest automaker came to Capitol Hill ready to show Congress the company had taken action since first recalling millions of Chevy Cobalts and Saturn Ions, ordering an internal investigation led by a former U.S. attorney, appointing a new high-ranking executive with safety responsibilities and most recently, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Diana DeGette, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, US Senate, Senator Richard Blumenthal

The Miami Herald

Under fire: GM's Barra deflects hard questions

St Thomas Aquinas catcher Gwen Svekis waits for the ball as Sydney Behr of American Heritage scores the only run of the game Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Obituaries

Tue Apr 01, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Congress demands answers from GM's CEO on defect

A new study shows that leaders of many academic medical centers sit on the boards of some of the world's biggest drug companies.

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Related Topix: US News, Automakers, General Motors, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

News Observer

13 GM traffic deaths are tied to a 57-cent part

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will look for answers today from GM CEO Mary Barra about a faulty ignition switch and mishandled recall of 2.6 million cars that's been linked to 13 deaths and dozens of crashes.

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Related Topix: US News, Automakers, General Motors, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

WYFF-TV Greenville

GM Ceo Barra: 'I am deeply sorry'

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tim Murphy, Diana DeGette, Democrat

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Hill

House Republicans move to block Internet management switch

A group of House Republicans introduced a bill Thursday that would prohibit the Obama administration from moving forward with its announced plans to relinquish oversight of the technical side of the Internet's Web address system.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, John Shimkus, Representative Todd Rokita, Representative Renee Ellmers

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Punishing Putin fuels energy-export drive in Congress

In the decades after the Arab oil embargo, the United States restricted energy exports to promote self sufficiency as a matter of national security.

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Related Topix: US News, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, University of Texas at Austin, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Hill

Rick Perry pushes 'time-out' for online gambling

In a letter to Congressional leaders and the House and Senate Judiciary committees sent Monday, Perry asked Congress to reverse a 2011 Department of Justice interpretation of the Wire Act that opened the door to legalized online gambling in the states.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Games, Poker

Mon Mar 24, 2014

BrothersJudd Blog

Government is Really Bad at Picking Winners, but...:

Light Touch : How smart regulation and technological innovation ruined a perfectly good conservative crusade against government.

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

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