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9 hrs ago | Politico

Pro Report: GOP seizes on Obamacare fraud report - Iraq postpones...

GOP SEIZES ON OBAMACARE FRAUD REPORT : Republicans seized on a Government Accountability Office report on Obamacare today that revealed 11 out of 12 fake applicants were able to obtain subsidized health insurance - even though the GAO warns that it's too early to draw any conclusions about widespread fraud.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Life, Veteran Affairs

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Herald

Federal money sought for W. Chicago thorium cleanup

DuPage County officials are calling on the federal government to provide roughly $30 million to complete an environmental cleanup at the former Kerr-McGee factory site in West Chicago.

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Related Topix: West Chicago, IL, Dupage County, IL, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wheaton, IL

OpenSecrets

Ante Up for the Party

Incoming House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, left, walks with incoming Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Eric Cantor, Representative Raul Labrador, Representative Marlin Stutzman

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Concord Monitor

Roll call for week ending July 18

Voting 228 for and 195 against, the House on July 16 passed a bill to appropriate $21.3 billion in fiscal 2015 for the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service, federal judiciary, Small Business Administration and other agencies and operations.

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Related Topix: Tax, Small Business, Personal Finance, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Representative Thomas Massie, Thomas Petri, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Washington Times

States shirking Medicaid fraud reduction: report

State Medicaid systems are not using safeguards meant to avoid fraudulent claims, according to a Monday report from the chief investigator at the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, Medicare, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 14, 2014

National Review Online

GOP Rep Looks to Use Appropriations Bill to Curb Power of IRS

The House of Representatives on Monday evening will begin considering a Financial Services appropriations bill that funds the Department of the Treasury, including the IRS.

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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily Herald

Roskam: Federal money could push Kerr-McGee cleanup forward

The U.S. House has approved money to push forward on the decades-long pollution cleanup at the site of the former Kerr-McGee factory in West Chicago, but the project could stall if the federal government doesn't follow through.

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Related Topix: West Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Randy Hultgren, Wheaton, IL

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Illinoisreview

AG candidate Webster places hope for Illinois' future in Republican hands

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Downers Grove, IL, Dupage County, IL

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Northwest Herald

Congressional candidate to hold McHenry town hall

Dennis Anderson, the Democratic candidate for the 14th Congressional District, is holding a town hall meeting next week in McHenry.

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Related Topix: McHenry, IL, Gurnee, IL, US Politics, Representative Randy Hultgren, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Journal Gazette

Blog pegs Stutzman distant 3rd in whip race

U.S. House Republicans did not release vote totals in their June 19 election for majority whip among three candidates, including Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-3rd.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Marlin Stutzman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois Government

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Illinoisreview

Illinois' Schock, Shimkus among new Majority Whip Steve Scalise's inner circle

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Aaron Schock, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Shimkus

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Washington Times

Scalise appoints North Carolina Rep. McHenry as chief deputy whip

House Majority Whip-elect Steve Scalise has tapped GOP Rep. Patrick McHenry of North Carolina to be his chief deputy whip, adding another voice from a southern state to the new House leadership team.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick McHenry, Republican, US House of Representatives, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Aaron Schock, Representative Dennis Ross

Wed Jun 25, 2014

National Review Online

Yes, There Is Reason to Be Suspicious about the Timing of Lois Lerner's Hard Drive 'Crash'

Over at the Washington Post , fact checker Glenn Kessler has the facts right but the conclusions wrong about "The letter that supposedly led to the crash of Lois Lerner's hard drive."

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Tax, Dave Camp

The Daily Caller

WaPo 'Fact Checker' Shamelessly Twists Facts To Accuse GOP Of Lying About IRS Scandal

On Tuesday evening, The Washington Post's "fact checker" Glenn Kessler accused a GOP lawmaker of a three-Pinocchio lie for his claim that a 2011 letter from a powerful House Republican could've spurred former IRS official Lois Lerner to destroy incriminating emails.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dave Camp, Illinois, Illinois Government, Conservative Political News

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Forbes.com

Lost Lerner E-mails Latest Example Of IRS Death Wish

Lois Lerner can't escape from her role as a villain in Washington. She is at the heart of the exempt organization scandal that simply won't die.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Politics, Kevin Brady, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

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