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2 hrs ago | KMIZ

What will get done before Congress' recess?

Congress faces several big issues before beginning its August recess at the end of the week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Jeff Miller, US House of Representatives

2 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Officials: Funds secured for nuclear fuel project

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and members of her state's congressional delegation say federal lawmakers have secured enough money to ensure a nuclear fuel project at the Savannah River Site goes forward.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Lindsey Graham, Nikki Haley, US Governors

4 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

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The federal government has come up with a final version of a rule meant to cut haze-causing emissions from the largest coal-fired power plant in the West.

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Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs

8 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

10 Things to Know for Today

This May 7, 2014, file photo shows House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, joined at right by Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., as he speaks during a panel on Capitol in Washington.

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Related Topix: Pete Sessions, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Virginia Foxx, Texas, Bill Clinton, History in the News

12 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Pence, Bayh, crowd 2016 field with questions

Until Pence says otherwise, he's the clear pick for his party for the governor's office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Senate, Evan Bayh, Democrat, US Governors, Indianapolis, IN

16 hrs ago | KSFO AM 560

Texan Bipartisan Pair: American Public Wants an - Orderly Border'

With just five days left until Congress adjourns for summer recess, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, are attempting a bipartisan, last-ditch effort to address the border crisis in their home state but there are few signs of support in Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, John Cornyn, Texas Government, Texas

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Olympian

Judge strikes down DC ban on handguns outside home

The ruling from U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin is the latest in a protracted fight over gun laws in Washington.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, Guns, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, US House of Representatives

News Observer

APNewsBreak: Tentative deal reached on VA reform

Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., scheduled a news conference Monday to talk about a compromise plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.

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

The Island Packet

Warner, Gillespie trade jabs in 1st Senate debate

"This is an issue where you're making up my views," Gillespie said, who added that he thinks birth control pills should be available without a prescription.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Women's Health, Health, John Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government

KXLY-TV Spokane

Poll: Romney tops Obama but loses to Clinton

If a rematch of the 2012 presidential election were held today, GOP nominee Mitt Romney would top President Barack Obama in the popular vote, according to a new national survey.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Paul: 'Fight for justice' on unfair sentences

Sen. Rand Paul is proposing legislation aimed at eliminating criminal sentencing rules that adversely impact minorities, saying that "we need some fresh ideas to combat old and festering problems."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, Chris Christie, US Governors, Drugs

WALA

Obama prods Republicans on border issue

With one week left before Congress' August recess, President Barack Obama is prodding Republicans to help ease the influx of unaccompanied minors and migrant families from Central America, but with chances dimming that border legislation will reach his desk before the break, he also is focusing on other ways to stem the flow.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Prison, Joe Biden

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KBOI-AM Boise

Threat from Syria Will Last a Decade, Top Lawmaker Warns

The growing chaos in Iraq and Syria, where thousands of Western recruits have joined terrorist groups to train and fight, is cultivating a global threat that the United States is "going to be dealing with for the next decade," the head of the House Homeland Security Committee warned Saturday.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Michael McCaul, US House of Representatives, Transporation Security Administration (TSA)

KRNV-TV Reno

Bill Clinton to join Kentucky Democrat at rally

U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign says former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to join her at a campaign rally in eastern Kentucky next month.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Mitch McConnell, US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News

KTVK Phoenix

Lawmakers complain Obama too aloof with Congress

President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen

USA Today

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated amid growing violence

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated amid growing violence Fill in head Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1mPkAuQ Libyans condemn and urge an end of war during a protest at Algeria Square on July 26, 2014, in Tripoli, Libya.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, US News, US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, US House of Representatives

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Obama: Offshore 'tax inversions' are unpatriotic

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about the economy at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 2014, on the final day of his three-day West Coast trip.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines

The Olympian

After CIA gets secret whistleblower email, Congress worries about more spying

The CIA got hold of the legally protected email and other unspecified communications between whistleblower officials and lawmakers this spring, people familiar with the matter told McClatchy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Chuck Grassley, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Ron Wyden, Democrat

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Click Orlando

McCain: Prolonged execution was 'torture'

Arizona has temporarily halted executions after the prolonged death of a convicted killer during an execution described by Sen. John McCain and others as tantamount to torture.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Death Penalty, US Governors, Jan Brewer

The Island Packet

Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

How those veteran voters respond means a lot to Walsh, who has built his election campaign for the Senate around his 33-year career in the National Guard and his proposals to help veterans and their families.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana, US National Guard, US Military, US Army, United States Army War College, Life, Veteran Affairs

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