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Yesterday | KTIV-TV Sioux City

U.S. Senate candidate says he'll stay and work in Iowa

SIOUX CITY, Iowa It's a crowded field of candidates in the race for the republican nomination for Tom Harkin's seat in the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Iowa, Sioux City, IA, Salix, IA

Friday | jdsupra.com

Senator Grassley Announces the Creation of a Congressional Whistleblower Caucus

Last week, we provided an update on Senator Chuck Grassley's efforts to strengthen the IRS Whistleblower Program and expedite the processing of IRS Whistleblower claims.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Friday | The Hill

Grassley worried about methane reduction plan's impact on farms

Sen. Chuck Grassley wrote a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency Thursday with questions about how the Obama administration's methane-reduction efforts would affect dairy farms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture

Friday | News Max

Senate Politicizes Judicial Nominations

With luck, Michelle Friedland, a highly qualified appointee to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, will be confirmed when the Senate returns from its two-week recess on April 28. Actually, if the Senate were comprised of grown-ups who work for us, instead of grown-ups who act like children, she would have been confirmed before ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John McCain

Friday | Daily Press & Argus

Focus on making 'Obamacare' work

She didn't sign it into law. But she was charged with the complicated and unenviable task of implementing what Congress had created.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Hill

Congress should ignore calls to extend expired wind subsidies

Even though the main federal handout for wind energy expired at the end of 2013, Congress is still engaged in debate over whether to extend it.

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Related Topix: US News, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sam Brownback

The Weekly Standard

Braley Slips in New Poll

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Republican, Iowa

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Breitbart.com

Sarah Palin to Headline SHE-PAC Iowa Rally for Joni Ernst

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will headline a SHE-PAC rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 27th for conservative Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst, who has taken a two-point lead over a liberal Republican businessman who had been leading before Palin endorsed Ernst.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Republican, Iowa, Iowa Government, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Daily Kos

The Evening Blues - 4-15-14

Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of interest to the community.

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Related Topix: US News, James R. Clapper, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Liberal Political News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Washington Post

In Iowa, the start of a long political courtship

A new Iowa poll has some interesting results. The Loras College poll of 600 GOP primary voters shows that the strongest Senate contenders, Joni Ernst and Mark Jacobs , enjoy strong favorable opinions, but that the vast majority of voters are still unaware of who they are or are unable to form an opinion.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Loras College, Immigration Reform, Mike Huckabee, Jeb Bush

Russia Taday

FBI agents storm out from Senate hearing to avoid testifying on Insider Threat program

From the floor of Congress last Thursday, US Senator Chuck Grassley acknowledged that the interagency Insider Threat Task Force established in 2012 " for deterring, detecting and mitigating" future potential risks " was intended to train federal employees to watch out for insider threats among their colleagues ."

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Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Prison, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Iowa, Law, Employment / Labor Law

KNDO

Union fights push to hire private tax collectors

A public employees union is fighting a bipartisan effort in Congress to force the Internal Revenue Service to hire private contractors to collect some delinquent taxes.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Republican, Dave Camp, US House of Representatives

Government Executive

Want to Know How Much Top HUD Officials Make? It Will be Posted Online

"Transparency changes behavior," Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said in an April 11 statement.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Social Security Halts Controversial Practice Used to Collect Old Debts

The Social Security Administration said it is halting its controversial practice of collecting old debts by withholding tax refunds, including from relatives of beneficiaries whose families received overpayments.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Barbara Boxer, Democrat

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WHO-TV

AGRIBUSINESS: Grassley In Favor Of Trade Promotion

This week U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman visited Japan to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership with his Japanese counterpart ahead of President Obama's visit with the Japanese prime minister later this month.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Agriculture, Science

Washington Examiner

America Rising comes into the spotlight

More than a week after a video exploded across the Internet showing him at a private fundraiser, dismissing Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley as a "farmer from Iowa ," Braley, a lawyer by trade, rattled off his rural bona fides to reporters.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Agriculture, Science, Claire McCaskill

Pam's House Blend

FBI Thinks Whistleblowers Should 'Register' So They're Not Targeted by Insider Threat Program

The Whistleblower Protection Act 1989 was passed by Congress twenty-five years ago, and to mark this anniversary Senator Chuck Grassley delivered a speech on the Senate floor.

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Related Topix: US News, Law, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Employment / Labor Law, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Prison, Barack Obama, Criminal Defense Law

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Politico

Ryan on Obama: I told you so

During a speech here to the Iowa Republican Party, on his second trip back to the Hawkeye State since losing in 2012, Ryan said that one reason he and Republican nominee Mitt Romney couldn't top President Barack Obama was they had to "shadow box against big government in theory."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tom Harkin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Mitt Romney

PennLive.com

Toomey picks wind as 'loser' and oil and gas as 'winners': PennLive letters

I felt compelled to write this letter after I heard about Sen. Pat Toomey's attempt to cut back tax credits for the wind industry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Pat Toomey, US News, US Senate, Alternative Energy, Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Biofuel, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat, Republican, Opinion

The Daily Caller

Grassley releases hold on HUD nominee, department agrees to publish salary data

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has agreed to release public housing authority salary data, Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley announced.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Conservative Political News

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