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Toomey visits Chesco to tout tax reform act

SPRING CITY U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey toured a Spring City company Tuesday to push his bipartisan plan that he said uses tax reform to make it easier for people to start and grow small businesses.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

NJ.com

No money so far in Menendez legal defense fund

Sen. Robert Menendez , shown in this file photo, has formed a legal defense fund but has not raised any money in it.

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The Columbian

Obama facing Asian allies growing uncertain of U.S. commitment

President Barack Obama's trip to Asia brings him face-to-face with allies who have grown uncertain about his commitment to the region.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Washington, Robert Menendez, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, North Korea, World News, Asia

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Roll Call

Menendez Not Staying Quiet at Foreign Relations

The U.S. Agency for International Development's much-maligned Twitter-esque program in Cuba had a quick defender on Capitol Hill - Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Robert Menendez.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker

Horizon

Turkey's lobbying power in Washington diminished, experts say

The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee recently passed a resolution commemorating the Armenian genocide, clearing the way for the resolution to be voted on in the Senate, a sign of Turkey's diminished lobbying power in the US capital.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives

National Review Online

When Improper Payments and Political Donations Meet

Greg Mankiw has a post this morning called: "Next time you hear someone advocate for single-payer healthcare, remember this."

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicine, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate, Robert Menendez

Asbury Park Press

Gang of 8 calling for vote

One year after Senate introduction of a landmark immigration reform bill, Democratic members of the Gang of Eight are calling for a House vote on their measure.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Frank Pallone, Bill Pascrell

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Post and Courier

U.S. embargo backfires by bolstering Cuban regime

On a drive across Cuba a few weeks ago, my family and I decided to make a quick detour to the Bay of Pigs.

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Related Topix: Social Software, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Foster's Daily Democrat

Medicare database reveals top-paid doctors

Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medicare, Health, Associated Press, Ophthalmology, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate

Fri Apr 18, 2014

NJ.com

Chris Christie's call on campaign donations would sell elections to highest bidders: Opinion

Gov. Chris Christie wants you to write a $100,000 check to his campaign. Well, he wishes you could, at least.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Donald Payne, US Politics, Bill Pascrell, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Instapundit

Did USAID Wander Into CIA Territory by Running Cuba Op?

Members of Congress have ordered an investigation into the U.S. government's secret Cuban Twitter-style program as part of a broader review of the nation's civil-society efforts worldwide.

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Related Topix: Twitter, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate

The Jewish News Weekly

Agenda set for next round of Iran nuke talks in May

The next round of nuclear talks between Iran and the major powers will attempt to "bridge the gaps" toward a comprehensive agreement, the top European negotiator said.

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The Miami Herald

The Cuba embargo is such a bad idea

On a drive across Cuba a few weeks ago, my family and I decided to make a quick detour to the Bay of Pigs.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Townhall

Politically connected Florida doctor rakes in $21M in Medicare payments | William Patrick | 94

A South Florida doctor with campaign finance ties to U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., took in a whopping $20.8 million in Medicare reimbursements in 2012, according to an Associated Press analysis of physician data released by the Obama administration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, West Palm Beach, FL

The Nation

Is This the Moment to Normalize US Relations With Cuba?

Until last week, New Jersey Democratic Senator Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was relatively untouchable among Democrats, while holding virtual veto power over US Cuba policy and being a military hawk on US policies towards Syria, Iran and Venezuela.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Patrick Leahy

PanArmenian Network

U.S. House Speaker says Genocide recognition not on agenda

PanARMENIAN.Net - Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner paid a surprise visit to Ankara where he assured Turkish leaders that the latest bill to recognize the Armenian Genocide will not be brought onto the legislative agenda.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Adam Schiff, George Radanovich, Republican

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Groong

LETTER to EDITOR of The Times, UK

The Times, UK April 11, 2014 Friday 12:01 AM GMT SECTION: LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Nagorno again; Nagorno-Karabakh, says one recent visitor, is not part of Armenia but a flourishing independent state Sir, I recently visited Nagorno-Karabakh.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Barbara Boxer

The Hill

Obama, faith leaders talk immigration reform

President Obama met with faith leaders Tuesday to discuss immigration, as Democrats looked to ratchet up pressure on House Republicans to take up immigration reform this year.

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The Bennington Banner

That's a lot of money, but there's more to the story

Of the 825,000 individual physicians in Medicare's claims data base, 344 physicians took in at least $3 million apiece for a total of nearly $1.5 billion, according to a study by the Associate Press of data recently released by the Obama administration.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

PanArmenian Network

U.S. envoy, Turkey's AKP rep. discuss Armenian Genocide resolution

PanARMENIAN.Net - U.S. ambassador to Turkey Francis Ricciardone and Justice and Development Party Deputy Head Mehmet Ali Sahin discussed the U.S. Senate committee's adopting of the Armenian Genocide Resolution, TRT Haber said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Adam Schiff, George Radanovich, Republican, Senator Mark Kirk

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