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1 hr ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Thompson, others, request federal disaster aid after earthquake

U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson D-St. Helena, on Tuesday called on President Obama to issue a major disaster declaration for the areas impacted by the South Napa Earthquake on Aug. 24, Thompson's office announced.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Napa, CA, Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Nancy Pelosi

13 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

NCSBN Announces Support for H.R. 5380

This bill amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a phased-in expansion of telehealth coverage under the Medicare program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Social Security, Personal Finance

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Daily Republic

A Labor Day to remember

Monday is a day to celebrate the labors of workers across the country, a national holiday that for many represents little more than a day off from work with pay; for others is a regular work day, perhaps with a pay incentive since it's a federal holiday; and for still others it is a celebration of the end of summer.

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Related Topix: Benicia, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative John Garamendi, Solano County, CA, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press

10 things to know about corporate inversions

WASHINGTON - Burger King is drawing a lot of flak over plans to shift its legal address to a foreign country by merging with Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Barack Obama

Switched

The Truth Behind This Year's Historical Bi-Coastal Made In America Festival

AUGUST 08: Kanye West performs during the 7th Annual Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Expect Napa quake to rattle D.C. efforts on seismic alerts

The Napa County earthquake will have political aftershocks on Capitol Hill. The big question is how long they'll last.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, Ken Calvert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Napa, CA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

SFGate

Northern California earthquake: Blue-collar Vallejo hit hard

Rep. Mike Thompson and property owner Buck Kamphausen discuss how falling masonry tore through the ceiling and second floor of a Vallejo building.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, California, August, CA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Dallas Blog

Pelosi Vineyards 'State of Emergency' after Earthquake

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is counting on President Barry Obama to declare a "state of emergency" after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Napa Valley over the weekend, so that the multi-millionaire grapes tycoon with a vineyard in the region can receive big bucks in federal subsidies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Wine, Drink

KFVS12

Strong California quake shakes famed wine country

Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been reported in northern California's San Francisco Bay area.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Marion 'Suge' Knight

KOLD-TV Tucson

Strong California quake shakes famed wine country

Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been reported in northern California's San Francisco Bay area.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Marion 'Suge' Knight

WSB-TV

The latest on damaging earthquake in California

This is what Associated Press reporters on the scene are learning following the largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years: Napa Public Works Director Jack LaRochelle says it could take as long as a week to repair 60 water mains that broke or sprung leaks.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Napa, CA, Drink, Wine, Glen Ellen, CA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Vallejo's Farmers Markets helping transform downtown

Vallejo's Farmers Market is meeting or exceeding organizers' expectations, both on Saturday and the new Wednesday evening edition, and may be on the way to becoming a successful regional gem, a market spokesman said.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, St. Helena, CA, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Congressman fulfills promise, visits disabled workers in Mare Island

Donte McKiley with Solano Diversified Services has his picture taken with Congressman Mike Thompson at the Army Reserve Post on Mare Island.

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

Wed Aug 06, 2014

CNN

Napa County inspires our Congressman to be healthy

Napa County inspires our Congressman Mike Thompson to be healthy because of our county's gorgeous natural spaces for recreation and delicious healthy food.

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

Rehab Management

Legislation Aims to Expand Telehealth Services Under Medicare

Newly introduced bipartisan legislation aims to expand telehealth services under Medicare.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Gregg Harper, Republican, Heart Failure

McKnightsonline.com

Introduced bill calls for mandated hospice inspections

Rep. Tom Reed introduced the "Hospice Opportunities Supporting Patients with Integrity and Care Evaluations Act of 2014" on Aug. 1, with Rep. Mike Thompson as the co-sponsor.

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Related Topix: Representative Tom Reed, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Daily Kos

Perfidy, Infighting and Sabotage - " The Real Story Behind a Committee's Decision on Benghazi

It's necessary first to rectify all misconceptions arising from a story recently published in SFGate headlined House panel: No administration wrongdoing in Benghazi attack .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Mike Rogers, Liberal Political News

Politico

Energy fight turns into money war

Reps. Frank Pallone of New Jersey and Anna Eshoo of California must demonstrate they have the policy chops to serve as ranking member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, but they are also angling to prove they could be a fundraising powerhouse.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Eric Cantor, Republican

Daily Kos

House Intelligence Committee: No administration wrongdoing in Benghazi

This is going to be awfully inconvenient for Republicans who are putting most of their anti-Hillary eggs in the Benghazi basket: the House Intelligence Committee-the Republican Intelligence Committee-has completed its investigation and according to Rep. Mike Thompson of St. Helena, the second-ranking Democrat on the committee, has concluded there ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Trey Gowdy, Democrat, Liberal Political News

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