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16 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Is The EPA Preparing For A Massive Private Land Grab?

Republicans are accusing the Environmental Protection Agency of preparing to take control over vast swaths of land under the guise of protecting the country's water resources.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Smith, US Senate, Conservative Political News

19 hrs ago | Project Syndicate

Washington Recaptured

Two hundred years ago, Washington DC was captured by the British - who then proceeded to set fire to official buildings, including the White House, Treasury Department, and Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, Economics News, Bankruptcy, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Ohio, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

NOLA.com

Sens. Landrieu and Vitter criticize Obama administration's...

Sens. Mary Landrieu , D-La., and David Vitter , R-La., raised objections Wednesday to reports that President Barack Obama is seeking to negotiate an international climate change accord that won't require Senate ratification.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Barack Obama

USA Today

Delamaide: Big banks are still "too big"

Delamaide: Big banks are still "too big" Megabanks and their defenders are still resisting remedies for the "too big to fail" problem.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Senator Elizabeth Warren, John McCain

The Times-Picayune

Nine years after Katrina, federal government has forgiven $391...

Nine years after Hurricane Katrina , the government has forgiven $391 million in disaster loans for Louisiana, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Louisiana, Carl Levin

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The News-Star

Vitter: Law directs corps to stabilize Ouachita

Vitter: Law directs corps to stabilize Ouachita U.S. Sen. David Vitter said a new law passed by Congress authorized corps to repair cavings Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1peXVyX U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., and John Stringer, executive director of the Tensas Basin Levee District and vice president of the Ouachita River ... (more)

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

The News-Star

Ouachita River Valley Association's annual conventionOuachita River...

U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., and John Stringer, executive director of the Tensas Basin Levee District and vice president of the Ouachita River Valley Association, talk during the ORVA's annual convention at the West Monroe Convention Center Tuesday.

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

Daily World

Public Service Commission finally becoming interestingPublic Service...

If the regulation of utilities and motor carriers is your thing, then you'll feel right at home with the Public Service Commission.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Louisiana, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Opinion

ThinkProgress

The Government's Calculations Of The Cost Of Carbon Are Above Board, Says New Report

A new report from the government's internal watchdog agency wholeheartedly endorses the way the White House calculated the total costs of carbon emissions.

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

The Hill

Vitter tells Interior to 'back off' on oilrig

Sen. David Vitter called on the Obama administration to leave a sunken oilrig in the Gulf of Mexico.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NOLA.com

Southern University among recipients of U.S. Department workforce development grants

Southern University will receive more than $40,000 to provide technical business training in rural communities throughout the state, U.S. Senator David Vitter announced Monday in a news release.

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Related Topix: Southern University, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Agriculture, Science, Bienville, LA

The Hill

GAO finds no fault with 'social cost of carbon'

A government probe into the metric used by federal agencies to measure the "social cost of carbon" found no evidence that it was improperly developed, investigators said Monday.

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

The News-Star

Sen. Vitter making appearances in region TuesdaySen. Vitter making...

Sen. Vitter making appearances in region Tuesday U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., will be appearing at several events in the region on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Louisiana, Jena, LA, Columbia, LA, West Monroe, LA

Daily Kos

Overseeing Koch Profits: The Roots of David Vitter's Green Billionaires Club Report

A DeSmogBlog investigation reveals that Kristina Moore, the Senate staffer listed as the author of U.S. Sen. David Vitter's "green billionaire's club" reportpublished by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on July 30, has career roots tracing back to the Koch Brothers' right-wing machine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, George Mason University, US House of Representatives, Tom Davis, Rutgers University

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Kos

Overseeing Koch Profits: The Roots of David Vitter's Green Billionaires Club Report

A DeSmogBlog investigation reveals that Kristina Moore, the Senate staffer listed as the author of U.S. Sen. David Vitter's "green billionaire's club" reportpublished by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on July 30, has career roots tracing back to the Koch Brothers' right-wing machine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, George Mason University, US House of Representatives, Tom Davis, Rutgers University

The Advocate

Quin Hillyer: Dems treat felon as embraceable EWE

It is long past time for the leadership of the Louisiana Democratic Party to get out of bed with Edwin Edwards.

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

The Advocate

Stephanie Grace: Vittera s subtle message: Ia m no Jindal

On paper, Gov. Bobby Jindal and David Vitter have so much in common that a stranger might have trouble telling them apart.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Democrat, Charlie Melancon, Healthcare Law, Law, 2012 Presidential Election

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

New EPA ozone rules could affect SWLA economy

Senator David Vitter and other politicians went to Lake Charles to discuss how new EPA rules could harm Southwest Louisiana's economy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lake Charles, LA, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany

The Times-Picayune

Sen. Vitter upset about release of illegal immigrants with 'homicide-related offenses'

Sen. David Vitter , R-La., is expressing alarm after a U.S. immigration official disclosed that 169 undocumented immigrants with 'homicide-related offenses" were released in 2013.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

NOLA.com

New formaldehyde report supports EPA's assessment that chemical is 'human carcinogen'

The ongoing debate about the risks of formaldehyde is intensifying in light of a new report by the National Academy of Sciences that said the Environmental Protection Agency's labeling of the chemical as a "human carcinogen" is supported by research.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Genetics, Medicine

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