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Wednesday Apr 16 | The Hill

Committee leaders head to Ukraine, plan energy talks

The leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee will travel to Ukraine next week amid signs that tension with Russia is increasing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Eliot Engel, US House of Representatives, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Hoeven, John McCain

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Hall's Texas colleagues rally for his re-election

As Rockwall Rep. Ralph Hall, in his fourth decade in Congress, faces his stiffest challenge yet in a runoff next month, he's getting a nearly unanimous show of support from his fellow Texas Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ralph Hall, Texas, US Senate, Joe Barton, John Cornyn, Lamar Smith

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Huffington Post

U.S. News & World Report Pressed To Include Campus Safety In College Rankings

A group of lawmakers sent a letter to U.S. News & World Report this week urging the magazine to include information about campus safety in its highly influential college rankings.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Meehan, Activism, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat, Barbara Lee

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Is Al Qaeda winning? House hearing probes terror group's status.

Chairman Joe Lieberman of Connecticut leads a hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Joseph Lieberman, US News, US Senate, Senator Joe Lieberman, Terrorism, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas

KHOU-TV Houston

Search teams that rely on drones run afoul of FAA

Texas EquuSearch volunteers are gearing up for their next search, this time for a 31-year-old man who went missing more than a week ago in rural Louisiana.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Transportation

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Army Times

U.S. troops need to continue fight against 'robust' al-Qaida, panel told

At a Tuesday hearing, members of the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on terrorism, nonproliferation and trade debated the appropriate response to the continuing terrorist threat, agreeing that some sort of military action will be key.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Joseph Lieberman, US Senate

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Free Republic

Eric Holder: ATF Planning to Use Drones

Attorney General Eric Holder admitted Tuesday that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was in the process of looking at the use of domestic drones.

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Related Topix: US News, ATF, Eric Holder, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Federal Aviation Administration

Mon Apr 07, 2014

News Max

New Coding System to Add Costs, Burdens to Healthcare

Has your doctor asked you about orca bites? Or burns you suffered while water skiing? What about an attack by an angry macaw? Those are just a sampling of the 185,000 injury and condition entries listed on a new government coding system set to be enforced in 2015 - another layer of bureaucracy heaped on physicians and providers, many already ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicare, Health Care Policy, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Apr 03, 2014

ABC News

Congress Petitions FBI For More Active Role in Peace Corps Murder Investigation

Congressional leaders are calling on U.S. government officials to be more active in solving the case of Kate Puzey, the Peace Corps volunteer who was brutally murdered in the West African country of Benin five years ago.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Benin, World News, Africa, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Johnny Isakson, Barbara Boxer, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Wed Apr 02, 2014

News Max

Boehner, GOP on Twitter: 'Praying Tonight for the Families'

Republican legislators expressed their condolences for the Fort Hood shooting on Twitter.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Fort Hood, TX, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, John Cornyn

Politico

House panel mulls oil exports - McCarthy, Moniz on Hill to talk...

HOUSE PANEL TALKS OIL EXPORTS: The House Foreign Affairs Committee's trade panel meets this afternoon for a hearing on the U.S. crude oil export ban.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Lisa Murkowski

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Glenn Beck

Congressman Ted Poe has a plan to thwart Russia's influence via selling U.S. natural gas to Europe

Earlier this month, Congressman Ted Poe introduced a bill that would require the Department of Energy to expedite and approve exports of natural gas to Ukraine and other nations.

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

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Heritage Foundation

A Temporary Medicare SGR "Patch" Is Better Than Permanent Deficits

House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid have just reached an agreement on a temporary, 12-month Medicare "doc fix" that would block a 24 percent cut in Medicare physician payment, which was scheduled to go into effect on April 1. It would also keep Medicare physician rates flat until March 2015.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Coburn

Time

Congress Eyes Crackdown on Sex Trade Customers

More needs to be done to prosecute those who purchase children and teens for sex, lawmakers in both parties agreed Wednesday.

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

Tue Mar 25, 2014

News Max

Rep Ted Poe: Russian Cheating on Nukes Hidden From Congress

U.S. Rep Ted Poe of Texas says he has launched a probe into whether the State Department and the Government Accountability Office buried information about Russia's noncompliance with signed nuclear treaties.

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

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Breitbart.com

Border Patrol Chief Defends Agents Using Deadly Force in Self-Defense

Speaking before the eighth annual Border Security Expo in Phoenix, Arizona this week, U.S. Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher delivered a keynote speech where he defended the right of his agents to use deadly force in self-defense.

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Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform

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