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Friday Jul 11 | Wisconsin Gazette

Regional briefs: Conservation league tallies wins, losses

PROUD TO BE: About a million people packed Chicago streets on June 29 for the first Gay Pride Parade since Illinois legalized gay marriage.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, Ron Kind, US News, Gwen Moore, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Channel3000

Groups: Verona Road project could be in jeopardy if Congress doesn't act

Funding for state highway projects, including the Verona Road interchange could be in jeopardy if Congress does not act, according to a group that held a news conference Monday.

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

WIGM-AM Medford

Highway Trust Fund needs a fill up

A crisis may be looming in Washington, over federal transportation funding. The Highway Trust Fund, which is financed by gasoline taxes and pays for transportation and infrastructure projects, is set to run out by the end of the summer.

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

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Interest groups let Congress travel free

Since 2008, the eight current Wisconsin members of the U.S. House and their aides have taken at least 125 privately funded trips at a cost of more than $400,000, according to a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel analysis of travel records.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Sean Duffy, Gwen Moore, Democrat, Wisconsin

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Nation

Why the Mississippi Republican Primary Winner Should Thank Freedom Summer Half a Century Later

There was a Republican primary vote in Mississippi this week, and it appears that establishment conservative Thad Cochran survived a tough runoff against his Tea Party opponent by reaching out to African-American voters.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Tea Party, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jun 26, 2014

TwinCities

Other voices: Wisconsin: Bipartisan bill should improve health care

But Wisconsin's congressional delegation recently demonstrated that bipartisanship remains possible.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Sean Duffy, Ron Kind, US News, Representative Reid Ribble, Gwen Moore, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Opinion

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Our View: Representing the state requires time in the state

Members of Congress had roughly 265 days when they were not required or expected to be in Washington on business in 2013, according to the Gannett Washington Bureau study.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Sean Duffy, US News, Gwen Moore, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, James Sensenbrenner, Senator Ron Johnson, Representative Reid Ribble, US Senate

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Big News Network.com

US congressman marries same-sex partner

COLD SPRING, New York - Representative Sean Patrick Maloney has tied the knot with his longtime friend, designer Randy Florke, becoming the second American congressman to marry a same-sex partner.

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Related Topix: Representative Sean Patrick, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Cold Spring, NY, Barney Frank, Gay/Lesbian

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