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35 min ago | NOLA.com

Legislation promoting early detention of breast cancer unites right and left on Capitol Hill

On Thursday, Sen. David Vitter , R-La., a leading conservative, joined with Sen. Amy Klobuchar , D-Minn., a liberal, to introduce legislation reauthorizing the 2010 EARLY Act, which has helped identify gaps in education and awareness among young women and health care providers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Representative Renee Ellmers

2 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

Maness up, Vitter's border, Business Report Columnist, Jindal

Louisiana Republican Rep. Paul Hollis, former self-funded candidate for US Senate is now in lockstep with the mainstream Republican Party.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Mary Landrieu, Democrat, Ron Paul

11 hrs ago | Washington Times

EDITORIAL: Feds harassing the deliveryman

The Department of Justice doesn't have time to investigate the abuse of taxpayers at the IRS, but it has plenty of time to harass shipping companies FedEx and UPS , making life difficult for everybody as only the government can.

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Related Topix: Transportation, FedEx, Air Courier, Tax, Drug Enforcement Administration, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The News-Star

ORVA: Fund the Ouachita River at full capacity

John Stringer, calling the Ouachita River "the lifeblood" of northeastern Louisiana and southern Arkansas, said the Ouachita River Valley Association will continue to push for full federal funding of the project.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jonesville, LA, Columbia, LA

Free Republic

130 Environmental Groups Call For An End To Capitalism

Environmentalists have declared that global warming can't be stopped without ending the 'hegemonic capitalist system,' saying that cap-and-trade systems and conservation efforts are 'false solutions.'

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Activism, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Thenew995fm.com

FEMA Grant Will Pay For New Fire Engine In St. Tammany Parish

The St. Tammany Parish Fire District 8 in Bush will receive a FEMA grant of $294,500 to pay for a new fire engine, Sen. David Vitter announced Wednesday.

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

Reuters

UPDATE 1-EPA chief in hot seat as lawmakers dissect carbon rule

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy told lawmakers on Wednesday that the agency's plan to slash carbon pollution from power plants does not overstep its authority, as some critics have said.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Barrasso

Cybercast News Service

Senator: Congress' Obamacare Special Subsidies Still Secure Despite Court Ruling

While a Tuesday court ruling threatens to deprive five million American citizens from receiving Obamacare subsidies, the special subsidies to members of Congress and their staffs remain secure, Sen. David Vitter explained yesterday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NOLA.com

Louisiana Governor's race in 2015: Three similarities among the candidates

The three candidates currently running in Louisiana's gubernatorial election in 2015 aren't known for what they have in common.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Louisiana, Immigration Reform, Barack Obama

American Banker

GAO Study Expected to Say Big Banks' Subsidy Has Shrunk

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, is expected to hold a subcommittee hearing July 31 on the GAO report looking at the funding advantages of big banks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, SourceMedia, Republican

The Daily Caller

Anthony Weiner Sext-Ex Sorry For Ruining His Image

Whether she's soliciting opinions about how many tattoos she should get, attending weekend porn conventions or discussing the unseemly things that somehow squirt into her eye, Sydney Elaine Leathers is always a barrel of laughs on Twitter.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Anthony Weiner, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Conservative Political News

KSLA-TV Shreveport

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A state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

John Bel Edwards says he would fund higher education, accept Medicaid expansion

The Board of Directors of Margaritaville Casino said they have been unable to put together a deal to build a hotel, and that means Margaritaville can't compete in the Biloxi market.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Ponchatoula, LA, US Governors

Forbes.com

GOP Senators Question Inspector General's Right To Probe Fracking

The Environmnental Protection Agency's inspector general defended Friday his right to investigate pollution risks from hydraulic fracturing, after a posse of Republican senators from petroleum-rich states questioned his authority.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, James Inhofe, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Daily Caller

Aussie Carbon Tax Repeal Discourages Cap-And-Traders Across The Planet

Australia's repeal of its controversial carbon tax last week has gotten other countries thinking about ditching their own carbon dioxide emissions reduction schemes.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Conservative Political News

Roll Call

Federal Judge Tosses Ron Johnson's Obamacare Lawsuit

A federal judge based in Green Bay has tossed a Sen. Ron Johnson's Obamacare lawsuit targeting the health benefits for members of Congress and their staff.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Washington DC

TheStreet.com

Republican Calls for Dodd-Frank Changes Won't Rattle Investors

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, US Senate

WNOE-FM New Orleans

Lone Democrat In Governor's Race Slams Jindal

The lone Democrat to announce he's running for governor, state Rep. John Bel Edwards, says Louisiana's next leader will need to focus on stabilizing the state's finances.

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

Planetizen

Climate Policy Take a Major Step Back Down Under

Adopted in 2011 and implemented in 2012, the Australian carbon tax was repealed on July 16, 2014, taking with it plans to transform the tax into a cap and trade system linked to the EU's.

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

WBRZ

Vitter discusses his solution to the U.S. border crisis

Tensions at the U.S.-Mexico border are high as wave after wave of illegal migrant children spill over into the United States.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Louisiana, Louisiana Government

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