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3 hrs ago | The Hill

GOP senators press for generic vaccines

Republican senators are calling on the Department of Health and Human Services to release documents that would let the medical industry bring generic vaccines and tissue products to market.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lamar Alexander

13 hrs ago | Planetizen

Senate Passes House Transportation Funding Bill; On to Obama

After the House rejected the Senate's amendments to their Highway Trust Fund extension bill, the Senate passed the bill 81-13 on July 31. Payments to states will continue unchanged through May 2015 when the next hurdle awaits Pension smoothing , "a proposal that budget experts across the ideological spectrum have dubbed a budget gimmick," writes ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Ron Wyden, Democrat

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Hill

GOP demands HealthCare.gov contract details

Republican lawmakers are demanding details about the technology contracts behind HealthCare.gov after federal investigators described new problems with oversight of the work.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Fred Upton, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

National Review Online

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A state lawmaker says Gov. Charlie Crist is picking his former chief of staff George LeMieux to replace Republican Sen. Mel Martinez, who is resigning.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Mel Martinez, Republican, Angela Merkel

Daily Kos

Jon Stewart takes on 'corporate inversion'

Last night, Jon Stewart introduced us to the concept of corporate inversion , the latest way American corporations are acting wholly un-American.

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

Salt Lake Tribune

Debate: Tell us, o pundits, tell us how to work it...

George Pyle has been a newspaper writer in Kansas, Utah, Upstate New York, and now Utah again, for more than 30 years - most of it as an editorial writer and columnist.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Opinion

Salt Lake Tribune

Dem senators want Obama to create National Monument in Utah

Fourteen Democratic senators sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Wednesday urging him to create a new national monument in southeastern Utah forever protecting red rock mesas, ancient cliff dwellings and a hunting site that's 12,000 years old.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, US Senate, Utah, Barack Obama, Democrat

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Tech: Wheeler worries about Verizon's throttling

THE LEDE: Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is warning Verizon about its recently-announced plans to slow mobile traffic for certain wireless subscribers.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Republican, US Politics

WFAA-TV Dallas

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.

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

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

This Nov. 5, 2013 file photo shows Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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

T.H.E. Journal

Protecting Student Privacy Act Sets Limits on Use of School Data

Legislation introduced today in the United States Senate would restrict the use of students' personal data for commercial purposes, limit the transfer of such data and require records to be kept of any entities that have access to students' information.

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Related Topix: Edward Markey, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Marketing

Deseret News

In our opinion: Affordable Care Act needs a bipartisan overhaul

March 23, 2010 - President Barack Obama signs the health care bill in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Health Insurance, Health, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

Salt Lake Tribune

News roundup: How Mitt Romney spent his summer vacation

How Mitt Romney spent his summer vacation. Herbert names former BYU athletic director as GOED head.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Paul McGann, Representative Chris Stewart, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Senator Mike Lee

Washington Examiner

Four reasons Congress may not fix the border bill before recess

Though both Democrats and Republicans in Congress want to address the recent influx of unaccompanied minors at the southern border before the August recess starts, a deal looks farther away than ever.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Harry Reid, Democrat

Tue Jul 29, 2014

ENR-Engineering News-Record

Senate OKs $8B Trust-Fund Patch, Sending Bill Back to House

With an Aug. 1 deadline drawing near, the Senate has made a major change in the $10.8-billion House-passed rescue plan for the ailing Highway Trust Fund, trimming the revenue infusion for the fund to $8 billion.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Barbara Boxer, Democrat, Senator Mike Lee

Politico

Senate steps closer to 'highway cliff'

The Senate has passed a bill to rescue highway and transit funding that House Speaker John Boehner says he won't accept, keeping the specter of a "highway cliff" alive with just days before Congress is set to leave for its August recess.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster

WebCPA

Tobacco Companies Avoided Billion in Taxes

Tobacco makers were able to avoid paying billions of dollars in federal excise taxes by reclassifying their 'roll-your-own' tobacco products as pipe tobacco, and small cigars as large cigars, according to a new government report and witnesses at a Senate hearing Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, SourceMedia, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Republican

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Billboard

Pandora CEO Tim Westergren's Political Donations Show...

Founder of Pandora Tim Westergren speaks onstage during Pandora Presents Celine Dion at The Edison Ballroom on October 29, 2013 in New York City.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Barack Obama, US Senate

The Daily Caller

GAO: 86,000 DOD Employees Have Federal Tax Debt

Security clearances were granted or approved for roughly 83,000 Department of Defense employees and contractors who together owe more than $730 million in federal tax debt, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Conservative Political News

The Washington Post

Dems may force GOP to vote on corporate tax a desertersa oe

A primary argument Dems have made against Republicans this year is that they are the party of plutocracy: They are beholden to " billionaires" and "special interests " who continue to " rig " the political system in their favor, through a gamed tax code and the push for low-tax, low-regulation agenda that enriches them at the expense of ordinary ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, Republican

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