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36 min ago | WERC-AM Birmingham

Paul Ryan's Plan: Rebooting Compassionate Conservatism

After traveling around the country for the last year to better understand what works to combat poverty, Republican Rep. Paul Ryan now has a 'discussion draft' with the key ideas he thinks can help the poorest Americans get ahead, and where the federal government has a role.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Paul Ryan, US News

4 hrs ago | KSFO-AM San Francisco

Christie, Haley Challenge White House Handling of Illegal Migrant Children

Govs. Nikki Haley of South Carolina and Chris Christie of New Jersey had harsh words for the White House's handling of the border crisis during a Republican governors' panel at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Chris Christie, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Scott Walker

9 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

U.S. senator accused of plagiarism in thesis

Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him to the Senate earlier this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana Government, Montana, United States Army War College, Steve Bullock, US Governors

9 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

House votes to simplify education tax breaks

The House passed a bill Thursday that would simplify a complicated patchwork of tax breaks for higher education but would exclude many graduate students.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Representative Diane Black, Barack Obama

9 hrs ago | Daily Journal

House, Senate chairs offer competing bills on VA

With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans' health care program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up the delays.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Medicine, Nursing, Jeff Miller, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Republicans jump to Astorino's defense

Several Republican governors eyeing runs for the White House in 2016 are rallying behind the New York gubernatorial candidate spurned by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Chris Christie, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo, Rick Perry

The Las Vegas Sun

U.S. senator accused of plagiarism in thesis

Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him to the Senate earlier this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana Government, Montana, United States Army War College, Steve Bullock, US Governors

Cybercast News Service

Key senator urges Myanmar to reform constitution

Sen. Mitch McConnell has issued a strong call for Myanmar to amend its constitution to allow opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to run for president and for the military to submit to civilian rule.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Mitch McConnell, US News, Aung San Suu Kyi, World News

Daily World

Congress discusses compromise for veterans bill

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., , speaks to reporters on Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, about reforming the vast health care system responsible for treating the nation's veterans.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Jeff Miller, US House of Representatives

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Paul Ryan to spell out proposal to help the poor

Rep. Paul Ryan will lay out his plan Thursday to fight poverty, a pilot program that would combine 11 federal programs into one pool of money for participating states.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Healthcare Law, Law

The Macon Telegraph

Plans for national soccer training center unveiled

Sporting chief executive Robb Heineman joined Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and Wyandotte County officials Wednesday to announce plans for the 190-acre soccer village about 10 minutes from Sporting Kansas City's home stadium.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Journalgazette.net

Impasse grows on border crisis

Unless Democrats capitulate, 'We're going to be at an impasse, and we will have earned even greater disdain from the American people than we already have,' said Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Representative John Fleming

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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GOP Senators Demand Say On Iran Nuclear Deal

Republican senators are insisting that the House and Senate sign off on any potential nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers or else sanctions on Tehran that had been temporarily lifted could kick back in.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bob Corker, Barack Obama

13WMAZ.com

Michelle Nunn meets Republican David Perdue in the general election for U.S. Senate seat.

Less than 24 hours after Georgia's primary season ended, Democrat Michelle Nunn headed to the Rookery in Macon for some bacon and pimento cheese served up with a side of politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Houston County, GA

Merced Sun-Star

Boehner lauds doctor who saved lawmaker's baby

This July 23, 2013, file photo provided by the office of Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., shows Herrera Beutler, left, is with her husband, Dan Beutler, and their baby, Abigail Rose Beutler, at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif.

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Related Topix: Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, John Boehner

The Town Talk

Social Security spent $300 million on 'IT boondoggle'

Six years ago, the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, McKinsey, Consulting, McKinsey & Company, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Jordan, Representative James Lankford

Washington Times

Montana senator's thesis appears to plagiarize

Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Prison

Tri-cityherald.com

Dole, vets groups renew push for disability treaty

The former Senate majority leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday renewed his plea for full ratification of a treaty promoting equal rights for disabled around the world.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Senator Mark Kirk, Law, Employment / Labor Law, John McCain

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Man calls Homeland Security, threatens to kill Obama, arrested

A Tennessee man is accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, and others.

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Related Topix: Mitt Romney, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

The Island Packet

Gov. Christie visits Colorado for fundraiser

Christie will be at a noon fundraiser in Denver on Wednesday for the Republican Governor's Association, which Christie chairs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Chris Christie, Bob Beauprez, US News, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Denver, CO, John Hickenlooper, Scott Walker, Nikki Haley

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