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51 min ago | JD Supra

ML Strategies Energy and Environment Update - August #3

This week, ML Strategies's Director of Government Relations, Bryan Stockton, provides an update on the clean energy provisions in the Senate's tax-extenders package and details scenarios for their extension as the midterm elections approach.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Orrin Hatch

4 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

Justice Department watchdog investigating $854K in payments to Amtrak secretary

The Justice Department's Office of Inspector General says it is investigating wasteful payments of $854,000 over 19 years to an Amtrak secretary for providing ridership information to the Drug Enforcement Agency that the DEA should have been able to get for free.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

9 hrs ago | Reuters

Tyson wins antitrust nod for Hillshire deal: U.S. Justice Dept

Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. meat processor, on Wednesday won U.S. antitrust approval for its purchase of Hillshire Brands Co.

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Related Topix: Tyson Foods, Food, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

10 hrs ago | USA Today

Poll: A deadlock in Iowa's key Senate race

A USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll of 500 likely Iowa voters finds 201 supporting Democrat Bruce Braley and 200 supporting Republican Joni Ernst in a contest in which Democrats initially were favored.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Republican, Iowa, USA Today, Publishing, Media, Suffolk University

10 hrs ago | News Max

Poll: Ernst, Braley in Dead Heat in Iowa Senate Race

The Iowa race for U.S. Senate is a dead heat between Republican state Sen. Joni Ernst and Democratic U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley in a contest that will help decide control of the Senate and may depend on the votes of independents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Republican, Tom Harkin, Suffolk University

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Kos

New PPP survey finds Iowa's Senate race deadlocked

Several recent polls have shown a close race in the U.S. Senate contest in the Hawkeye State, and Public Policy Polling adds another one.

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

The Daily Caller

House Committee: DOJ Lawyers Have 'Conflict of Interest' In IRS Case

U.S. Director of Exempt Organizations for the Internal Revenue Service Lois Lerner is sworn in to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on alleged targeting of political groups seeking tax-exempt status from by the IRS, on Capitol Hill in Washington May 22, 2013.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Prison, Washington, DC, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, US Senate

The Bennington Banner

Senator Leahy: Stop corruption, help the poor

The common thread that runs through all of these crimes is the use of anonymous shell companies, phantom entities set up to hide the flow of money.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Carl Levin, Republican, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Hill

Grassley demands answers about unaccompanied minors

Sen. Chuck Grassley said Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell has failed to answer questions on how taxpayer money is being spent to address the influx of illegal immigrant children detained along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Westerner

The Feds Let Go of Dozens Illegal Immigrants Convicted of Murder, See Where They Are on This Map

The Center for Immigration Studies has used information provided to the office Senator Chuck Grassley to map out the locations of where convicted killers were let go by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in 2013.

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

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Lucianne.com

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President Barack Obama and his family continued their vacation with a bang Friday night.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Prison, Illegal Immigration, US Senate, Republican

Lucianne.com

Group Identifies Towns Associated withReleases of Immigrants Convicted of Homicide

The Center for Immigration Studies has tracked down the names of the cities and towns associated with the 169 criminal immigrants the Obama administration released last year.

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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily Caller

Obama's Deputies Release 169 Foreign Killers Into US Neighborhoods

Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley dragged the data out of the federal government.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Illegal Immigration, Conservative Political News

American Thinker

Judge rules DoJ Must turn over document list on Fast and Furious

This is not quite as big a win as it seems, because in addition toi the judge ordering DoJ to turn over a list of documents from Fast and Furious, he also ordered that the docs remain confidential.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, US Senate, ATF

Politico

How going nuclear unclogged the Senate

Since Majority Leader Harry Reid changed Senate rules in November to ease President Barack Obama's approval of most nominees, Democrats have churned through confirmations of dozens of new judges - giving them lifetime appointments that will extend the administration's influence for years to come.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Senator Mike Enzi, Republican

Northern-Sun Print

Q&A on Inspectors General with U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

Q: What are Inspectors General? A: Congressional oversight is a primary means for the legislative branch to strengthen our system of checks and balances.

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

Lucianne.com

ICE Releases Zip Codes Associated With Released Aliens Convicted of Homicide

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has released the zip codes associated with the Obama administration's release of 169 immigrants convicted of "homicide-related" offenses who were awaiting deportation proceedings.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Government Executive

Case of IG Who Sat Idle for 2 Years Continues to Trouble Grassley

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, long critical of the how the government handled a lengthy ethics probe of recently retired National Archives and Records Administration watchdog Paul Brachfeld, is calling in the FBI.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Tama News-Herald

Grassley finds undocumented immigrants convicted of homicide released across United States

AUG 21 3 p.m.: WASHINGTON Immigrations and Customs Enforcement has disclosed information about its release of 169 undocumented immigrants in fiscal 2013 who had been convicted of a "homicide-related" offense and were awaiting deportation proceedings.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US Senate, Republican, US Politics

The Washington Post

What history tells us about who will win the Senate in 2014

Senate races are annoying. Not in the general sense of most politics having an annoying element, but from the perspective of their occurring only every six years.

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Related Topix: US News, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, Pat Roberts, World News

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