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  1. Murkowski's Kumbaya moment - Portman-Shaheen strikes back? - SPR sales pitchRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | Politico

    MURKOWSKI'S KUMBAYA MOMENT: Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski hopes to follow the model set by the recent Senate victory for a bipartisan overhaul of "No Child Left Behind" in moving an energy plan with her panel's ranking member Maria Cantwell. The energy bill conspicuously avoids controversial issues that many in the GOP might like to see, from drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to a rollback of the crude export ban.

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  2. Senate panel would allow marijuana vendors to use banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A Senate panel voted Thursday to make it easier for businesses that legally produce and sell marijuana to do business with banks and other financial services providers. The Senate Appropriations Committee approved, by a 16-14 vote, an amendment that would effectively ease laws making it officially illegal for banks to handle money from marijuana vendors.

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  3. Perez defends plan to crack down on investment adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    Labor Secretary Tom Perez told a Senate panel Tuesday that the government was committed to cracking down on retirement financial advisers who give their clients bad advice, saying that he was convinced that a proposed new rule to make them legally liable had been carefully crafted. "[W] have probably found the right middle ground in providing greater consumer protection in a way that respects the important role played by investment advisers in helping the middle class achieve the American dream of a secure retirement," Perez told a Senate Health, Education Labor and Pensions Committee panel.

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  4. Letters: The Export-Import Bank should be eliminatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Advocate

    The Export-Import Bank is a federally funded U.S. government entity that has existed for too long - 80 years. Thankfully, the bank was defunded by Congress.

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  5. Midterm gubernatorial elections tend to favor Republicans, website reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Rep. John Bel Edwards, D-Amite, could face a difficult race against a Republican candidate in a runoff, if recent midterm gubernatorial races are any indication. Gubernatorial races nationwide have tended to favor Republican candidates when the election is held in a year when voters aren't choosing a president, Governing magazine wrote on its website.

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  6. Senate 'info blocking' bill to be similar to House's - AMA...Read the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | Politico

    CASSIDY: SENATE TO FOLLOW LEAD OF CURES' ON INTEROPERABILTY: The Senate will have legislation similar to the interoperability section of the House's 21st Century Cures Act, Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy said in a video posted Monday on YouTube. The House version, Cassidy said, included development of interoperability metrics by a standards-development organization, a stronger EHR certification program, and penalties to discourage information blocking, including linking meaningful use payments to the practice.

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  7. Politics Is a Family Affair for New Lankford StaffersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Roll Call

    Chloe Pickle is a new hire in Senator Lankford's D.C. office. When Chloe Pickle was a little kid, she helped her family put up yard signs for then-Sen. Christopher S. Bond , R-Mo.

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  8. Lawmakers back company responsible for decade-old Gulf leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this March 31, 2015 photo, a supply vessel crosses an oil sheen drifting from the site of the former Taylor Energy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana. Capitol Hill lawmakers from Louisiana have intervened on behalf of Taylor Energy Company that has failed to stop a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico but lobbied for a refund of money reserved for spill containment work, according to letters obtained by The Associated Press through public records requests.

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  9. indicting him in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2014 | Daily Kos

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  10. Compromise? It can happen - just ask David Vitter and Tom Udall: On the HillRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    Citizens for Conservative Leadership, the Super PAC formed to help Republican Bill Cassidy 's political aspirations, has two donors who gave $100,000 each. According to campaign records, Mary Svendson of Baton Rouge, who lists herself as an investor, retired, self-employed and a homemaker in her campaign finance filings gave $100,000.

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  11. Congress may have to protect consumers from the Consumer Financial Protection BureauRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2015 | The Hill

    Supposedly, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was established to protect consumers from unscrupulous firms in the financial services industry. But it increasingly looks as if Congress will have to protect consumers from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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  12. Capitol Hill lawmakers back company responsible for decade-old Gulf oil leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | The Advocate

    Since December, at least four members of Louisiana's congressional delegation have urged the Obama administration to take up a settlement proposal by Taylor Energy Co., the letters show. The company is down to one full-time employee and is no longer active in the offshore drilling industry, but its CEO is a prominent philanthropist and generous political donor.

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  13. U.S. Senate votes No Child Left Behind remake that frees states from Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | NOLA.com

    The Senate Thursday followed the lead of the House and voted a major rewrite of the 2001 No Child Left Behind Law. The Senate bill, passed 81-17 , retains requirements for regular testing in reading, math and science, but gives states more say on choosing tests and how to use them in measuring student and teacher performance.

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  14. La. lawmakers back company responsible for hidden Gulf oil leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Capitol Hill lawmakers from Louisiana have intervened on behalf of a New Orleans company that has failed to stop a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico but lobbied for a refund of money reserved for spill containment work, according to letters obtained by The Associated Press through public records requests. Since December, at least four members of Louisiana's congressional delegation have urged the Obama administration to take up a settlement proposal by Taylor Energy Company, the letters show.

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  15. Once a week, Bill Cassidy is referred to as 'Mr. President'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Thursday, starting at about 2 p.m., Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., according to schedule, will take the seat at the top of the Senate chamber's podium and preside for roughly three hours. It's one of the responsibilities for freshmen senators from the majority party, and Cassidy, a physician, elected to the Senate last December after three-terms in the House, seems to relish his Thursday afternoon assignments more than some of his colleagues.

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  16. Louisiana lawmakers skeptical about Iran dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | The Times

    Louisiana Republican lawmakers voiced skepticism Tuesday regarding the administration's landmark deal on Iran's nuclear program, saying they're worried it leaves U.S. allies in the Middle East vuln Louisiana lawmakers skeptical about Iran deal WASHINGTON - Louisiana Republican lawmakers voiced skepticism Tuesday regarding the administration's landmark deal on Iran's nuclear program, saying they're worried it leaves U.S. allies in the Middle East vuln Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: Louisiana Republican lawmakers voiced skepticism Tuesday regarding the administration's landmark deal on Iran's nuclear program, saying they're worried it leaves U.S. allies in the Middle East vulnerable and questioned whether it goes far enough to demand accountability from ... (more)

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  17. Report: U.S. children still at risk in Katrina-like disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    In 2010, the National Commission on Children and Disasters issued 81 recommendations for action regarding how the nation can do a better job caring for children in the wake of a disaster. On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, Save the Children issued a report detailing how little progress has been made toward fulfilling those goals.

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  18. La. Congressmen React to Iran DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Q93

    Members of Louisiana's congressional delegation began offering their reactions Tuesday morning to the new deal to limit Iran's nuclear development. Congressman Charles Boustany says he wonders how the U.S. will be able to verify that Iran is abiding by terms of the agreement.

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  19. La. Congressmen Begin Reacting to Iran DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | WNOE-FM New Orleans

    Members of Louisiana's congressional delegation began offering their reactions Tuesday morning to the new deal to limit Iran's nuclear development. Congressman Charles Boustany says he wonders how the U.S. will be able to verify that Iran is abiding by terms of the agreement.

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  20. Louisiana's disaster declaration approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | The News-Star

    Louisiana's disaster declaration approved Red River flooding caused damage in half-dozen parishes Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1IY4M8O Submitted photo/Bossier Parish Sheriff's OfficeAn aerial shot shows a Bossier Parish home surrounded by the flooded Red River. The federal government has approved Louisiana's request for a disaster declaration for the Red River flooding that caused damage across a half-dozen parishes in the last month.

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