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16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

House GOP moves closer on immigration bill ahead of recess

A day after dramatically pulling a border security bill due to lack of support, House Republicans moved closer to consensus Friday on legislation that would do little to solve the immediate crisis, but would allow them to make the political argument that they did what they could before the start of a five-week recess.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Representative Blake Farenthold, John Boehner

16 hrs ago | Washington Post

House GOP moves closer on immigration bill ahead of recess

A day after dramatically pulling a border security bill due to lack of support, House Republicans moved closer to consensus Friday on legislation that would do little to solve the immediate crisis, but would allow them to make the political argument that they did what they could before the start of a five-week recess.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Representative Blake Farenthold, John Boehner

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Switched

Counting Homeless Kids, the Right Way

Homeless kids count. And they need to be counted accurately. So I am encouraged that Senators Dianne Feinstein and Rob Portman introduced legislation yesterday [7/24] to fix a long-standing injustice in the way our nation counts homeless kids, that has kept about 900,000 children and families from federal assistance programs designed to help them.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, George Miller, US House of Representatives, Senator Rob Portman, Republican, Ohio, Ohio Government

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Two Ohio senators, five reps push to keep 700 clean-up jobs at Piketon plant

Ohio's two U.S. senators and a handful of U.S. House members have asked the Secretary of Energy to prioritize cleanup of the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon after the contractor on-site at the plant announced layoffs of nearly 700 last week.

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Related Topix: Representative Bill Johnson, Marcy Kaptur, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio reflects GOP split on future of Export-Import Bank

The latest skirmish in the protracted power struggle in the Republican Party is being waged over a little-known federal agency created to help U.S. companies sell products abroad.

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Related Topix: Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Joyce Beatty, Democrat, Sherrod Brown

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WBNS

Debate Over Internet Tax In Ohio Focuses On Fairness

A bill that would allow states to collect internet taxes from businesses that don't have a physical location in that state united both Republican senator Rob Portman and Democratic senator Sherrod Brown in support last year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Ohio, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, Democrat

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Incumbent Ohio congressmen have big fundraising edge

Ohio is hardly one of the top states in the country for competitive congressional races this year, but that hasn't stopped Ohio lawmakers from amassing millions for their campaign coffers in the lead-up to the November elections.

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Related Topix: Representative Joyce Beatty, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Jim Jordan, Representative Bill Johnson, Representative Bob Gibbs, Republican, Ohio

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Cleveland.com

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown backs sunscreen bill to speed up FDA review of new ingredients

While it's unlikely that new, more effective sunscreens will be available on shelves in the United States before the end of summer, members of Congress hope that a bipartisan effort gaining traction will put the Food and Drug Administration on notice about the need for better tools to help protect against skin cancer .

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sundown, Bullfrog, Sunscreens (generic), Medicine, Senator Rob Portman, Republican

Thu Jul 10, 2014

National Journal

View from the Hill: Israeli-Palestinian Talks Very Unlikely

Many in Congress have little confidence that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will return to the negotiating table anytime soon.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Price, US Senate, John McCain

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Wounded Warrior fellowship position available

The position will be located in one of Stivers' three district congressional offices.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lancaster, OH, Life, Veteran Affairs

RiderMagazine.com

U.S. House Bill Congratulates American Motorcyclist Association on 90th Anniversary

The American Motorcyclist Association has been congratulated and commended on its 90th anniversary by a bi-partisan bill before the U.S. House of Representatives, which recognizes the organization as being the nation's premier advocate for motorcyclists and the motorcycle lifestyle.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Ohio Government, Democrat, Representative Timothy Walz, Collin Peterson, Representative Tim Walberg

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Lawmakers tour Chillicothe VA for front-line view

Brad Wenstrup and Steve Stivers have strong opinions on how to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs' delays in medical care, but they're also interested in hearing what providers on the front line have to say.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Brad Wenstrup, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs, Ross County, OH

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Push to close Export-Import Bank puts Hensarling at odds with fellow Republicans

Rep. Jeb Hensarling of Dallas is leading a campaign that could put the Export-Import Bank of the United States out of business after 80 years of strong, bipartisan support.

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

The Columbus Dispatch

Businesses say Ex-Im Bank is vital tool

Without the help of an obscure federal agency that supports exports, Joao Simoes figures his company could very well end up out of business.

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

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