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Tuesday | News Max

Lawmakers Prepare Resolution Against Obama Over Bergdahl Release

A deal is near from both sides of the political aisle on a resolution directed at President Barack Obama's deal to release Taliban prisoners housed at Guantanamo in exchange for Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Republican, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat, Representative E. Scott Rigell

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Rep. Rigell to challenge Bergdahl release

Some members of Congress believe President Obama broke the law when he made the deal to exchange five Taliban detainees from Guantanamo for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held as a prisoner of war in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, David Scott

The Wall Street Journal

Paul Ryan Gains Support From Rigell for Poverty Plan

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan won key backing for his n ew proposal to overhaul anti-poverty programs when Rep. Scott Rigell offered his endorsement.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Paul Ryan, Democrat

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Stars and Stripes

USS Monitor lab reopens

The Mariners' Museum reopened its giant USS Monitor conservation lab this week after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - which administers the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary - agreed to provide a one-year funding allocation of $200,000.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Virginia delegation pushes Air Force to add jobs at Langley AFB

Virginia's U.S. Senators and the Hampton Roads Congressional delegation are pushing the Air Force to bring the new Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center to Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, Randy Forbes, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Robert "Bobby'' Scott, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Rep. Scott tells council about 2014 state government - Monroe Monitor

State Representative Elizabeth Scott and two young assistants, both of Monroe, demonstrate growth in government spending.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat, Monroe, WA, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, Republican, Jay Inslee

The Washington Post

McDonnells' finances take center stage at hearing

Federal prosecutors exploring the allegedly corrupt dealings of former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell asked witnesses called before a grand jury whether he and his wife were financially "desperate," suggesting that they believed money woes motivated the couple to use the power of the governor's office to enrich themselves, a McDonnell ... (more)

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

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Roy Exum: Tracy's Idiotic Blunder

It's no secret that I'm not a big fan of Rep. Scott DesJarlais, the repugnant Congressman from Tennessee's 4th District, but Jim Tracy sure didn't do himself any favors when the state senator took the Jasper physician to task for past indiscretions in a tawdry mailer that was just mass-mailed to voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, David Scott, Democrat, Chattanooga, TN, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

GOP candidates for Kansas insurance commissioner agree: Competition will bring better coverage

Five candidates for Kansas insurance commissioner are fighting for the Republican nomination, but they all agree: Get more insurance companies to come to Kansas and compete for business, and Kansans will get cheaper and fairer coverage.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Kansas Government, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat, Olathe, KS

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Washington Times

Big 2014 for incumbents so far

Writing in "Sabato's Crystal Ball," Kyle Kondik of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics says 273 of the 275 House incumbents who sought re-election were renominated for their seats - as were all 18 Senate incumbents.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ralph Hall

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

U.S. Rep. Scott is sole unopposed Va.congressional candidate

Voters in every Virginia congressional election in November will have a choice except for one: U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott is unopposed in his bid for a 12th term, according to the state Department of Elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Randy Forbes, Republican, Frank Wolf, Eric Cantor, US Senate, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Nation

Honoring the American Experiment With a Bipartisan Call for Restraint on Iraq

There are many ways to express patriotism. Yet, there remains a common sense that the best expressions extend beyond ideology and partisanship to embrace the noblest ideals and deepest truths - of the American experiment.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Robert "Bobby'' Scott, California, Representative Tim Scott, Republican

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Veterans and family recall Vietnam War in Va. Beach

Fred Behrens is decades removed from when he was a 23-year-old helicopter pilot in Vietnam, but the war is still with him.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Powhatan County, VA, Virginia Beach, VA

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