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Tracy overpowers DesJarlais in congressional race fundraising

Tennessee state Sen. Jim Tracy continues to swamp incumbent Rep. Scott DesJarlais in campaign fundraising, first quarter Federal Election Commission reports show.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Representative Diane Black, Jim Cooper, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Democrat, Tennessee

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Politico

Blackburn: Clinton won't be first female POTUS

To some, Hillary Clinton seems like the odds-on favorite for America's first female president.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

FactCheck.org

Playing Politics with the Pay Gap

Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn took a page from Democrats when she wrongly claimed that "the White House [is] paying women 88 cents for every dollar that a guy earns in comparable positions."

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

NewsBusters.org

Al Sharpton Scoffs at New ObamaCare Allegation: 'Who Else Is In...

On Wednesday, MSNBC's Al Sharpton scoffed at the latest allegations that the White House is trying to cook the books on ObamaCare numbers by changing the census questions.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ted Strickland, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Republican

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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, Joe Barton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Diana DeGette, Democrat

OregonLive.com

Minimum wage, Chris Christie, health insurance in Ohio: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

Jim DeMint, the conservative former U.S. senator from South Carolina, recently claimed that Wall Street routinely gives more money to Democrats than Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ohio, Chris Christie, US Governors, Jim DeMint, US House of Representatives

Virginia Farm Bureau

American Farm Bureau supports bill related to GMO labeling

The American Farm Bureau Federation voiced support on April 9 for legislation in Congress that would give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authority on the use and labeling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jim Matheson, Democrat, Ed Whitfield

News Max

Rep. Blackburn on Idea of Sebelius as Senator: Hah

There's no way Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius can win a Senate seat, Rep. Marsha Blackburn says.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Kansas Government, Kansas

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Horsetalk

Could popular anti-soring bill founder?

Campaigners have condemned a group of Tennessee lawmakers they say are trying to derail a popular bill aimed at ending the cruel practice of soring.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives

Daily Kos

ACA Signups: Republicans' "soft underbelly"

Chris Hayes thinks that Republicans are admitting by their behavior that they are in trouble over Obamacare.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, MSNBC

The Washington Post

Rep. Marsha Blackburn joins the wish list of GOP women for 2016

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility April 12, 2014, in Manchester, New Hampshire.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Manchester, NH, Representative Michele Bachmann

In These Times

I Know Weather Porn When I See It

We need fewer storms named after Zeus, fewer numbskull climate change deniers, and more coverage about what's actually happening, what we can and must do, and how we can do it.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Drought, US Politics, Republican, Pat McCrory

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Breitbart.com

Blackburn Works to Stop US from Relinquishing Control of Internet

Rep. Marsha Blackburn talked with Breitbart Editor-In-Chief Alex Marlow at last weekend's Freedom Summit in New Hampshire.

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

CIO

Debate Heats Up Over Open Access

Plans for valuable wireless spectrum being considered by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission may not go far enough to encourage a new broadband competitor, said groups calling for open-access rules for part of the spectrum.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Telecom, Wireless, Emerging Technology, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Slate Magazine

Why Jeb Bush May Win the Nomination

Yes, he's out of touch with the Republican base, out of shape on the campaign trail, and burdened by the disastrous presidency of his older brother , but Jeb Bush could win the Republican presidential nomination.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Bush, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Ted Cruz

ThinkProgress

Prominent Republican: Women Need To Be Paid Less So They Can Find Good Husbands

On Sunday, Rep. Marsha Blackburn sought to advance the GOP's rebranding effort among female voters by suggesting that Republicans have long "led the fight for women's equality."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Liberal Political News

Star Tribune

HHS pick give GOP opening on health law

Republican lawmakers said hearings on Sylvia Mathews Burwell's nomination as U.S. Health and Human Services secretary provide a fresh opening to raise questions about President Obama's health care law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, US News, Law, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Scott, Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat

Journal and Courier

Richard Cohen: Rand Paul's amateur hour

Not to put too fine a point on it, but what has Rand Paul ever done? Oh, sure, he's a member of the U.S. Senate, but only a freshman, and it's the only political office he has ever held.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, The Washington Post Company, Mike Huckabee

Mon Apr 14, 2014

National Journal

Republicans Are Openly Softening Their Tone on Same-Sex Marriage

Something strange happened last weekend. At a recent conservative confab that attracted many top Republicans, no one railed against same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Huckabee, Entertainment, Television, Newt Gingrich

The Jackson Sun

Reports differ on Blackburn running for president

A report over the weekend that Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn might launch a 2016 Republican presidential bid spurred a non-denial denial from her campaign staff.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tennessee, 2012 Presidential Election, US Senate, John McCain

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