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Yesterday | The Hill

GOP wants to show it can govern

House Republicans want to use their final week in Washington before the August recess to send a signal that they are ready to govern.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Representative Adam Kinzinger, Kay Granger, Representative Jeff Denham

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free Republic

Rep. Latham wants to beef up agency performance requirements

Rep. Tom Latham's "Lean and Responsive Government Act" requires agencies to use continuous process improvement measures for better efficiency and effectiveness.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KCRG

Thousands of Iowans Still Without Unemployment Benefits

Bob Shultis of Cedar Rapids lost his job at Clipper Windpower in June 2011. His unemployment benefits - along with those of millions of other Americans - ran out in December last year.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King

WHO-TV

An Iowa Insider's Challenge for the Candidates

One of the "most interesting races to watch." That is how longtime Iowa Democratic activist Jerry Crawford describes the state's battle for the Third Congressional District between Staci Appel and David Young.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Chuck Grassley

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Government Executive

Cutting Red Tape Could Prove Lucrative for Agencies

With agencies engaged in the multi-year process of creating performance-based government, two House members have introduced a bill to import "continuous improvement" practices found in state government and private business and adopt them in Washington.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Henry Cuellar, Democrat

The Hill

USDA deploys a zealot

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has selected "green" food activist Angie Tagtow as executive director of the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion .

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Activism, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Iowa Republicans hire new communications team

The Republican Party of Iowa has hired a new team of communications staffers to get out the word on GOP candidates for the November election and promote the party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Public Relations, Mitt Romney, Terry Branstad, US Governors

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Young has less than $90,000 for House race

Young's campaign spokesman said Monday night that Young had raised just over $110,000 during the most recent reporting period, which ended June 30. He has nearly $90,000 in cash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Chuck Grassley

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Appel reports more than $725,000 for House race

Democrat Staci Appel says she has more than $725,000 in the bank for her run in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Chuck Grassley

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Hill

NRCC picks 11 more 'Young Guns'

The National Republican Congressional Committee has named 11 more candidates to "Young Guns" status, the top designation in its three-level recruitment program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Nan Hayworth, Representative Tim Griffin, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Tom Cotton

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Hill

Iowa Republican threatens independent run in key House race

Iowa state Sen. Brad Zaun is hinting at a run as an independent congressional candidate this fall, a move that could fatally damage Republican hopes of holding retiring Rep. Tom Latham's seat.

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

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Hill

Another fight looms over Saturday mail delivery

Congressional efforts to revamp the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service have run into a longtime roadblock - Saturday mail delivery.

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Related Topix: The Postal Service, Indie, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Jose Serrano, Democrat, Elijah Cummings

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Washington Examiner

Iowa liberty movement activists chafing over Third District results

A host of factors that will keep the Hawkeye State hopping, from a hotly contested race for an open Senate seat to the constant flow of potential 2016 presidential contenders .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Chuck Grassley, Ron Paul, Senator Rand Paul, Terry Branstad, US Governors

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Father of UCSB shooting victim joins Iowa moms to end gun violence

Richard Martinez, the father of a victims in the recent Santa Barbara shooting, will join the Iowa chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and other gun violence survivors on Tuesday, July 1. The chapter will deliver 3,684 postcards to Senator Grassley and 939 to Representative Latham at 10:30 a.m., and deliver 531 postcards to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chuck Grassley, Steve King, Isla Vista, CA

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Free Republic

Iowa GOP replaces state party chairman

The Iowa GOP central committee voted Saturday to fire the state party chairman and replace him with a fixture of the establishment.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Terry Branstad, US Governors, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

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