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Yesterday | Cape Gazette

Apparently, apples don't fall far from the tree

Millennials' Political Views Don't Make Any Sense," the headline blared on The Atlantic website.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Markell, US Governors

Yesterday | Federal Computer Week

GAO: What Congress' watchdogs are thinking

When the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee recently summoned Defense Department officials to explain their nearly two-decade delay in complying with a law requiring Cabinet departments to produce auditable financial statements, Chairman Tom Carper left no doubt who wore the white hats.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Tom Coburn, Republican, John Mica, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Cape Gazette

Attorneys seek dismissal of marijuana dispensary lawsuit

Contract negotiations to establish the state's first marijuana dispensary appear to have hit a snag because of a lawsuit filed by former Lewes Councilman Judson A. Bennett.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Lewes, DE, Jack Markell, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sussex County, DE

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Roll Call

Obama's Embrace of GOP Highway Fix Frustrates Senators Pushing Long-Term Deal

Murphy has been pushing a gas tax hike to bolster the Highway Trust Fund. A group of Senators focused on forcing action on a new highway bill expressed disappointment with President Barack Obama for backing a House-GOP stopgap measure that they argue would encourage kicking the can down the road.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Connecticut, Connecticut Government, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Harry Reid, Democrat

The News Journal

Chip Flowers denied Democratic endorsement

Chip Flowers, the Democratic incumbent seeking a second term in the state treasurer's office, has been denied the endorsement of his own party, with Chip Flowers denied Democratic endorsement Chip Flowers, the Democratic incumbent seeking a second term in the state treasurer's office, has been denied the endorsement of his own party, with Check out ... (more)

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Related Topix: Representative John Carney, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Senator Chris Coons, Democrat, Jack Markell, US Governors

Cape Gazette

Sher Valenzuela, a Milton resident and Milford businesswoman, has thrown her name into the ...

Sher Valenzuela, a Milton resident and Milford businesswoman, has thrown her name into the congested race for state treasurer as a Republican candidate.

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Related Topix: Milton, DE, Milford, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE, New Castle County, DE, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons

Cape Gazette

Mobile VA clinic stops in Lewes

For the past year, the brightly decorated mobile VA clinic has been serving veterans at American Legion and VFW posts across Delaware and New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Wilmington, DE, Georgetown, DE

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Politico

House passes highway funds patch

The House overwhelmingly passed a bill to shore up the beleaguered Highway Trust Fund on Tuesday with little more than two weeks before the Department of Transportation has to cut funding for highway projects around the country.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Wyden

Sun Jul 13, 2014

American Thinker

Delaware Expands Republican Party's Battle for U.S. Senate

Delaware just expanded the battle front in Republicans' national campaign to take control of the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Christine O'Donnell, Joe Biden

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Cape Gazette

Sen. Tom Carper volunteers to help Summer Food Service Program get underway

U.S. Sen. Tom Carper assists Miracle Coverdale, 7, a volunteer at the Food Bank of Delaware in Milford.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Delaware, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Kansas City InfoZine

House, Senate Near Highway Trust Fund Compromise

"With the Highway Trust Fund getting closer to running on fumes, Congress must get beyond the gridlock where each faction says, 'It's my way, or no highway,'" Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee chair, said.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Miami Herald

Business groups break with House GOP on highway trust fund fix

As a House of Representatives committee approved a plan Thursday to patch the highway trust fund through next May, a coalition of business groups asked lawmakers to pass a long-term fix by year's end.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Earl Blumenauer, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The News Journal

VP Biden urges infrastructure spending

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday urged Congress to fix the federal Highway Trust Fund, telling a crowd of government and business officials that VP Biden urges infrastructure spending Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday urged Congress to fix the federal Highway Trust Fund, telling a crowd of government and business officials that Check out ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Joe Biden, US Senate, Jack Markell, US Governors

The News Journal

'Holy Spirit' inspires U.S. Senate candidacy

Carl Smink, an 81-year-old Milton retiree who is challenging Democratic U.S. Sen. Chris Coons this fall, says he had a calling to join the race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons, Joe Biden

The Wichita Eagle

U.S., Mexico must help Central America do more in stemming flow of unaccompanied minors into U.S.

The Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee said Wednesday urged the United States, Mexico, and Colombia to do more in aiding Central American countries in trying to stem the flow of unaccompanied minors into the U.S. 'I believe that the U.S. – along with Mexico, Colombia and others – need to do a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, us Travel, Travel, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Tom Coburn, Republican, Health

Silicon Alley Insider

Republicans Have Unveiled Their Solution To The 'Highway Shutdown,' And Conservatives Already Hate It

The House Ways and Means Committee unveiled its plan to shore up the Highway Trust Fund, providing a proposed solution to what many on Capitol Hill view as Congress' next big looming crisis .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WMDT

Wade, 2012 US Senate GOP Candidate, Files Candidacy

The filing period for Delaware candidates is now closed, but a familiar name made it on the ballot for U.S. Senate just in time.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Chris Coons, US News

The News Journal

Delaware politics: 5 races to watch

Politicians and would-be challengers have until noon today to register their name for a ballot spot in this September's primary elections and the Delaware politics: 5 races to watch Politicians and would-be challengers have until noon today to register their name for a ballot spot in this September's primary elections and the Check out this story ... (more)

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Related Topix: Representative John Carney, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Delaware, Delaware Government, Jack Markell, US Governors

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Sen. Carper Wants an Increase in Federal Gas Tax as Deadline Looms

Sen. Tom Carper has been calling for an increase in the federal gas tax for a number of years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Thomas Carper, Democrat, Jack Markell, US Governors

Sun Jul 06, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Your View - A response: Those GOP ideologues still rule the debate

Harvey Ussach claims I haven't given Republicans enough credit for being "socially responsible" and "forward thinking," but he offers no evidence to rebut my assertion that most Republicans have failed to take responsibility for important issues like climate change and paying for the wars they have voted for.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Bob Corker, Republican, Senator Chris Murphy, Opinion

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