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2 hrs ago | The Wilson County News

Cornyn discusses Reid's refusal to allow vote on HUMANE Act

Post a comment WASHINGTON--U.S. Senator John Cornyn today addressed Majority Leader Harry Reid 's refusal to allow a vote on the HUMANE Act, bipartisan legislation designed to address the growing crisis on the southern border.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harry Reid, Senator Tom Carper

6 hrs ago | JD Supra

Progress Toward Comprehensive Patent Reform Stalls

On May 21, 2014, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy announced that he was removing patent reform legislation from the Committee's agenda, effectively eliminating any chance for Senate consideration this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Lee Terry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Blake Farenthold

10 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

General Motors Is Broken

The recent Senate committee hearing on how General Motors dealt with its deadly ignition switch defect provides the latest glimpse into the crisis of inattention, deferral of responsibility, and lack of accountability that permeate America's largest automaker.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Washington Post

Senators question wisdom of U.S. government office that exists to sell free technical reports

Sen. Claire McCaskill contemplates the future of the National Technical Information Service.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Search Engines, Emerging Technology, Republican, Tom Coburn, Springfield, VA, Science / Technology, Internet, Education

The WSU Signpost

Dietary supplements: helpful or dangerous?

The dietary supplement industry is a multi-billion dollar industry with a vast amount of choices at the local grocer.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, The Dr. Oz Show, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Business Journal

Missouri Democratic Party has a new top donor

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill has made a $240,000 donation to the Missouri Democratic Party, which makes her the party's new top donor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, St Louis County, MO

American Reporter

My HorizonsHOMELAND INSECURITY

On Friday, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said what a lot of us are thinking about Wall Street fat cats and how they are taking federal bailout money while handing out bonuses and pay raises to themselves.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Kansas City InfoZine

McCaskill Requests Resources for Cape Girardeau Veterans Facility

"Our veterans communities have waited for too long for construction and expansion of their local clinic facilities," the Senators wrote.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Cape Girardeau, MO, Life, Veteran Affairs

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Public Power

July 28, 2014 - Senate bill would provide liability protection for...

Senators Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and Roy Blunt, R-Mo., introduced a bill, The Grid Reliability Act of 2014, that would prevent suits or fines against utilities for violations of environmental laws or regulations when utilities are ordered by the Department of Energy to generate power to maintain electric reliability.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Democrat, Department of Energy, Representative Pete Olson, Gene Green

National Review Online

Myra Adams: Dr. Clinton and Mr. Ohhh

The 2016 Real Clear Politics' general election match-up polls support McCaskill's argument.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, George Bush, W.

Tony's Kansas City

Must See!!! Show-Me Sen. Claire McCASKILL Sending Love to Kansas City ...

Here's the high praise put on blast . . . And maybe an indication that this guy has a bit more juice than some Democratic party critics realize .

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

OpEdNews

Spotlights and Solutions for College Rape

Kudos to The New York Times , The Christian Science Monitor and Huffington Post for their continued focus on campus sexual violence.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Antioch College, Liberal Political News

Government Executive

Procurement Chief Nominee Stresses Acquisition Training, Contractor Price Data

President Obama's choice to administer the White House Office of Federal Procurement Policy would seek to enhance the expertise of the government's in-house acquisition workforce while gathering better interagency data on past prices paid for products and contractor services.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Law, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Outsourcing

Government Executive

Why Is This Commerce Department Agency Charging Other Agencies for Free Reports?

The 64-year-old National Technical Information Service has come under fire from senators and a congressional watchdog for charging other agencies for old reports that in many cases are available elsewhere for free.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Coburn, Republican

The Nation

The Hidden Crisis on College Campuses

Dana Bolger speaking at a Senate roundtable on campus sexual assault As the latest graduation season came and went this past spring, the traditional mortarboards worn by graduates were adorned with a new addition - bright red tape spelling "IX."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Social Software, Columbia University, Lehigh University

New Canaan News-Review

Town leaders discuss campus sexual

When it comes to sexual assault on college campuses and the ability to investigate such cases, this year has brought some frightening numbers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New Canaan, CT, Family, Kids, Stamford, CT

Wed Jul 23, 2014

New York Daily News

Web search engines make federal agency unnecessary: senators

A bipartisan duo of senators wants to kill a small government agency with a bill called the Let Me Google That for You Act.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Coburn, Republican

CBS Local

Senators Call On GM Ceo To Fire Top Lawyer

Lawmakers demanded General Motors fire its chief lawyer and do more to help crash victims as a Senate subcommittee delved deeper into GM's mishandling of the recall of small cars with defective ignition switches.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Tech: Lawmakers want to Google that for you

Is Washington effectively enabling innovation? How can policy makers keep pace with rapid developments in technology? Tune in tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m. as we discuss these questions and more at the intersection of tech policy and innovation.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, The National, Entertainment, Television, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Tom Coburn, US Politics, Electronics

US News & World Report

Research, Discuss Sexual Violence on College Campuses as a Family

As sexual assaults on college campuses make headlines, many parents of prospective college students struggle to address the issue with their families and universities.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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