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17 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Congressional committees probing Arizona's VA care

Sen. Jeff Flake, left, R-AZ, shakes hands and speaks with Vietnam veteran Chuck Tharp, right, after a news conference where Flake and Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, discussed recent reports that dozens of VA hospital patients in Arizona may have died while awaiting medical care in the Phoenix VA Health Care System on Friday, April 18, 2014, in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: Jeff Flake, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, Life, Veteran Affairs

Saturday | KOLD-TV Tucson

News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press

A gun thought to have been carried by Wyatt Earp during the famous O.K. Corral shootout in Tombstone has sold at auction for $225,000.

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Related Topix: Jeff Flake, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US House of Representatives, Scottsdale, AZ, Tucson, AZ

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KFYI-AM Phoenix

McCain, Flake Visit Phoenix VA Hospital

Arizona U.S. Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake spent Friday morning visiting with officials from the Veterans Administration Hospital in Phoenix, where there have been reports that as many as 40 veterans have died recently due to delays in getting medical care, and that the VA was keeping two sets of books to cover up how long the wait to see a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jeff Flake, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Phoenix, AZ

Thu Apr 17, 2014

ABC15.com

Phoenix vets continue to criticize VA system

Sen. John McCain and Sen. Jeff Flake will speak with Phoenix VA officials tomorrow morning as the medical center deals with allegations of as many as 40 patient deaths due to delayed care at the hospital.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Medicine

Wed Apr 16, 2014

ABC15.com

Vets rally in Phoenix to demand better VA care

More than a hundred veterans gathered at Steele Indian School Park this afternoon, many of them angry, following claims by the House Committee for Veteran Affairs last week that as many as 40 deaths at the Phoenix VA was result of healthcare not being provided in a timely manner.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Business Journal

Feds targeting Arizona construction sector over what they call lax safety guidelines

Arizona's guidelines for protecting residential construction workers from dangerous falls on the job site are under intense scrutiny by the federal government.

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Related Topix: Jeff Flake, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US House of Representatives, OSHA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Breitbart.com

Video: Al Franken Plays With Traffic Cone Boobs

Since his narrow election to the Senate in 2009, Sen. Al Franken has labored to create a new image for himself as a studious wonk.

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Related Topix: Al Franken, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jon Kyl

Free Republic

New Video Features Al Franken Playing with his Traffic Cone Boobs

A new video obtained by Breitbart News shows the former comedian and left-wing pundit playing with a pair of traffic cones pretending they were a pair of female breasts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jon Kyl, Paradise Valley, AZ

Thu Apr 10, 2014

KFYI-AM Phoenix

Deaths at VA Hospital May Be Tied to Delayed Care

Arizona's two US Senators are calling for a Congressional investigation, including hearings, on claims that dozens of patients at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Phoenix may have died due to not getting medical care in a timely manner.

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Related Topix: Jeff Flake, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, Phoenix, AZ

Boston.com

Senate committee orders review of 'Cuban Twitter'

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee asked the U.S. Agency for International Development on Thursday to turn over all records about the Obama administration's secret Cuban twitter program as part of a broader review of the agency's civil-society efforts worldwide.

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Related Topix: Prison, Twitter, Cellphones, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Huffington Post

Senate Democrats' Committee Outraises GOP Rivals

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee on Wednesday said it raised $8.1 million in March, bringing its total for the year to $21.4 million.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Joe Biden, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Senator Chris Murphy

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Phoenix New Times

Arizona's Safest Cities: Florence, Gilbert, and More

No surprise here: Phoenix isn't exactly one of the safest cities in Arizona. Read on to find the 10 safest cities in Arizona, where you might die of boredom, but most likely not as a result of a violent crime: Violent Crimes Per 1,000: 1.29 Property Crimes Per 1,000: 18.80 Does it bother anyone else that Maricopa is in Pinal County, not Maricopa ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arizona, Gilbert, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

Fri Apr 04, 2014

KTAR

Feds could take over Arizona's workplace-safety division

Arizona's disdain for what many say is an all-too powerful federal government could grow if a disagreement over federal construction standards is not resolved.

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Related Topix: Jeff Flake, US Politics, US News, Arizona, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arizona Government, OSHA, Environmental Law, Law

Washington Examiner

Electric grid security gets renewed attention on Capitol Hill

Lawmakers are livid because of a FERC leak of sensitive information about vulnerabilities in the electric grid to the Wall Street Journal last month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Jeff Flake, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Mary Landrieu

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Sentencing Law and Policy

"Law Enforcement Lobby Quietly Tries To Kill Sentencing Reform"

Several organizations representing state and local law enforcement are quietly trying to kill a bipartisan bill that would roll back tough mandatory sentences for people convicted of federal drug offenses under legislation passed during the height of America's drug war three decades ago.

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Jeff Flake, US House of Representatives, Prison

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Copper Basin News

Resolution Copper Project moving forward

During a recent community open house, last week Resolution Copper Project Director Andrew Taplin updated the public on the mining project.

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Related Topix: Superior, AZ, Representative Paul Gosar, Jeff Flake, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Fox News

Help crown the 2014 Champion of Waste

Sen. Jeff Flake has put together a March Madness-themed effort to publicize wasteful government spending.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

Sat Mar 29, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Africa: Examining the 'Power Africa' Initiative - Senate Testimony by Tony Elumelu

Senators Chris Coons [l] and Jeff Flake [r] with Tony Elumelu from Nigeria at Senate hearing on 'Power Africa'.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Christopher Coons, Democrat, Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Sonoran News

Rep. Schweikert to Co-Host U.S. Service Academy Conference

SCOTTSDALE Reps. David Schweikert , Matt Salmon and Sen. Jeff Flake will host an informational session on Saturday March 29, 2014 for Arizona high school students interested in attending one of the U.S. Service Academies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative David Schweikert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeff Flake, Scottsdale, AZ, Representative Matt Salmon, US Senate, Education Etc.

Daily Kos

Discuss

Cue the false outrage: the Obama administration has announced that it's extending the March 31 Obamacare enrollment deadline for people who have already begun the application process by March 31, but haven't been able to finish the application.

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Related Topix: Jeff Flake, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Healthcare Law, Law

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