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Friday Sep 12 | Daily Kos

Elections ad roundup: The GOP spends big to put another House seat in play

The spot accuses Maffei of taking advantage of taxpayer funded Washington perks, while praising Republican John Katko as a courageous prosecutor. Until recently, this district hadn't been on many people's taget lists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Ann Marie Buerkle, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Cory Gardner, Representative Dan Maffei, Social Security, Personal Finance

Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Washington Post

U.S. Water Utility Upgrades May Generate $524 Billion in Revenue

Thirty U.S. water and wastewater utilities plan to invest about $23 billion a year over the next decade in upgrades, generating an estimated $524 billion in revenue and supporting 289,000 jobs, according to a new report. The "National Economic and Labor Impacts of the Water Utility Sector" report studied the capital and operating costs of public utilities that provide water, wastewater and stormwater services to 83 million people across the country that represent more than 25 percent of the U.S. population.

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Related Topix: Senator Ben Cardin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Representative Bob Gibbs, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Science / Technology

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Newsday

Lawyer: Justice Dept. probe of Bishop closes with no charges; ethics probe still open

The Justice Department has closed its investigation, without filing charges, into whether Rep. Tim Bishop broke the law when he sought a campaign donation from a constituent he helped get a fireworks permit for his son's bar mitzvah, Bishop's attorney said. But a two-year-old complaint filed by a political opponent against Bishop still remains under review by the House Ethics... WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department has closed its investigation, without filing charges, into whether Rep. Tim Bishop broke the law when he sought a campaign donation from a constituent he helped get a fireworks permit for his son's bar mitzvah, Bishop's attorney said.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Hill

Outside groups launch $8M campaign to boost House GOP

Two big Republican outside spending groups are launching their first major fall campaign, spending $8 million on polling and advertising in nine targeted House races. American Action Network and its affiliated super-PAC, the Congressional Leadership Fund, are targeting largely offensive opportunities for the GOP, spending in only one district where the party is defending its hold on the seat.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick, Representative Ron Barber, Representative Ami Bera

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Newsday

Zeldin presses immigration issue in East End race

Republican candidate Lee Zeldin is making border security and the placement on Long Island of 2,200 Central American children who crossed into the United States illegally a major issue in his bid to unseat Rep. Tim Bishop . In news releases issued on three consecutive days this past week, Zeldin portrayed himself as a problem-solver while criticizing Bishop as... WASHINGTON -- Republican candidate Lee Zeldin is making border security and the placement on Long Island of 2,200 Central American children who crossed into the United States illegally a major issue in his bid to unseat Rep. Tim Bishop .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Steve King, Peter King

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Communications Workers of America

Trans-Pacific Partnership Update

The latest round of TPP negotiations got underway this week in Vietnam, a nation reviled around the world for its human rights and labor abuses. The average minimum wage in Vietnam is 28 cents an hour; the average wage is 75 cents an hour.

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

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Shelter Island Reporter

Supes met the feds on chopper noise

Before the packed public aircraft noise meeting held by the East Hampton Town Board in Wainscot on Wednesday, August 24, a smaller gathering of pubic officials met representatives of the Federal Aviation Administration in Riverhead.

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Related Topix: East Hampton, NY, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Riverhead, NY, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Southampton, NY, Bridgehampton, NY

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Institute for Public Accuracy

Nader on Pushing Minimum Wage; Left-Right Alliance

RALPH NADER, PETER DAVIS, pdavis at timeforaraise.org Available for a limited number of interviews, Nader recently wrote the piece " Democrats Are Doomed ."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, US Governors, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate

Fri Aug 29, 2014

News Max

Ralph Nader: Democrats Aren't Serious About Raising Minimum Wage

Consumer advocate and five-time presidential candidate Ralph Nader is furious at both Democrats and Republicans for failure to pass a federal minimum wage increase.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Marine Corps Times

Lejeune mess hall dedicated to Marines who died stopping bomb truck

Two Marines who earned posthumous Navy Crosses for standing in the way of a truck filled with explosives in Iraq will be honored in the renaming of a mess hall on the base they called home.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, US Navy, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Newsday

Feds: More than 2,000 unaccompanied immigrant minors arrived on Long Island this year

Commack resident Elif Binger speaks during a public meeting at the Commack Branch of the Smithtown Public Library to discuss the possibility of housing a shelter for immigrant children at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Commack on Aug. 19, 2014 More unaccompanied minors detained after crossing the U.S. border have been coming to Long Island than ... (more)

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Shelter Island Reporter

Reporter editorial: Leaderless in D.C.

You can make an extended list of what's to love about Shelter Island as a place to live and visit.

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Related Topix: Shelter Island, NY, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Hispanic Business

GOP Knocks Tea Party Out of Primaries

Republicans got their man - and woman - in a half-dozen House primaries as establishment conservatives knocked out right-flank candidates, improving the party's chances of winning in competitive congressional districts and increasing its majority in November.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Representative Jon Runyan, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Mon Aug 18, 2014

News Max

Celebrities Fund Midterm Elections for Democrats

Hollywood is one of the primary places on which Democrat candidates rely to garner endorsements, organize fundraisers, and secure the much-needed donations that have become the lifeblood of political campaigns.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, US News, Lois Capps, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate

Yahoo!

GOP establishment on a roll in House primaries

Republicans got their man - and woman - in a half-dozen House primaries as establishment conservatives knocked out right-flank candidates, improving the party's chances of winning in competitive congressional districts and increasing its majority in November.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Representative Jon Runyan, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Representative Frank Guinta, Senator Rand Paul

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