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GOP Congressman: Children At The Border Are Being Treated In A 'Lovely Way'

A Texas congressman thinks President Barack Obama should take action to send the unaccompanied minors at the U.S.-Mexico border back to their native countries because of "the lovely way they're being treated."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illegal Immigration

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Slate

The Dangerous, Nefarious EPA

In 2007's The Simpsons Movie , the Environmental Protection Agency is a nefarious, oppressive government agency headed by a glib, power-crazed apparatchik who plots to destroy Springfield.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Smith, Representative Suzanne Bonamici, Democrat

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Littlefield makes plans to open facility for illegal immigrants

Many cities in Texas are considering temporarily housing illegal immigrants, and now, Littlefield is included on that list.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Littlefield, TX, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Welcome to Puerto Rico, Mr Neugebauer

For almost a year, story after story has been written about the exodus of wealthy Americans to Puerto Rico.

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

Times Record News

Texas GOP urges Obama to visit border

Texas Republican politicians have kept up pressure on a Texas-bound President Barack Obama to address or tour the border region where tens of thousands of children have come unaccompanied from a violent Central America.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John Cornyn, Texas, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, US Governors

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dem. candidate Marchbanks proposes housing undocumented children in vacant prisons

While Lubbock's Republican Congressman Randy Neugebauer calls for President Obama to address the border crisis, his Democratic opponent Neal Marchbanks says vacant prisons may be an answer.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lubbock, TX

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Washington Times

Terrorism Risk Insurance Act renewal a bipartisan affair

Federal involvement in health insurance has been controversial on Capitol Hill, but Republicans and Democrats in Congress have shown few qualms about getting involved when it comes to the private terrorism-insurance market.

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

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Times Record News

House closes 1 window on travel reporting

A congressional panel led by U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas quietly ditched a longtime requirement for House members to report free trips taken on the dime of private groups when filing annual reports on their personal finances.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

A win for religious freedom or slippery slope? Lubbockites weigh in on Hobby Lobby case

In a 5-4 decision announced Monday, the Supreme Court granted Hobby Lobby, a national arts and crafts chain owned by Christians and closed Sundays, the right to refuse employees coverage for certain contraceptives.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech, Health Insurance, Health, Abortion, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Neugebauer applauds Supreme Court decision

Rep. Randy Neugebauer today applauded the Supreme Court's decision in Burwell v.

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

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Analysis: Hensarling's fight to end Ex-Im Bank highlights GOP divide over compromise, ideology

Wednesday's hearing before the House Financial Services Committee turned tense as witnesses and members of Congress clashed over the future of the bank.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Dallas, TX, Peter King

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Foreign Policy

Government Set to Continue Backing Terrorism Insurance

In the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, after paying out a record $32 billion in claims, many private insurers decided that terrorism was too costly and unpredictable a risk to cover.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling

Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Lew Defends Council's Work to Guard Against Financial Risk

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew pushed back against Republican efforts to curtail the work of a council of regulators charged with preventing another financial crisis and said a failure to examine potential risks could lead to "large-scale problems."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Scott Garrett, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Business News

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Neugebauer: Border control issues confirm worst fears

Three congressmen from Texas are seeking the help of President Barack Obama to solve one of their state's biggest issues -- border control.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mac Thornberry, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration

Thu Jun 19, 2014

National Mortgage News

As House Panel Battles Over TRIA, Larger Fight Looms

A proposal to extend and modify the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act divided the House Financial Services Committee down party lines on Thursday, as lawmakers weighed the need for greater taxpayer protection against the economic harm of a terrorist attack.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Eric Cantor, Representative Kevin McCarthy

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Insurance Journal West

House Panel Unveils TRIA Extension Bill

Property/casualty insurers are welcoming the unveiling of a House terrorism insurance bill as a sign of progress even though there are provisions in it they oppose.

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

National Mortgage News

House Republicans Unveil Terrorism Risk Insurance Bill

Learn about this year's finalists and see who won the 2013 MT Award. Stratmor Group has hired Thomas J. Finnegan III, an industry veteran with over 30 years of mortgage banking experience, as senior associate.

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Related Topix: US News, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Jun 12, 2014

On Wall Street

What Cantor's Surprise Ouster Means for Banks

Top Planning Concerns for UHNW Clients Working with UHNW clients requires more than solid investment management and estate planning, according to advisor Paul Pagnato, founder of the Pagnato-Karp Group.

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Related Topix: Estate Planning, Personal Finance, Retirement, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Pete Sessions

Business Insurance

House discussion draft calls for TRIA extension through 2019

A House legislative discussion draft calls for reauthorizing the federal government's terrorism insurance backstop program through the end of 2019.

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

Switched

Why Are Some in Congress Content to Let Wind Industry Jobs Blow Away?

This is a guest column from my colleague Dave Hamilton, director of clean energy for the Sierra Club's Beyond Coal Campaign.

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Related Topix: US News, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Dave Camp

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