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  1. A raw budget dealRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2013 | Examiner.com

    After Republicans sustained enormous political damage from their idiotic 16-day federal government shutdown in October, we might have expected the Democrats to capitalize on their momentum in the budget negotiations that followed.

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  2. AFP double-whammy in New Hampshire - Cuccinelli non-committal on...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Politico

    AFP blasts Shaheen, Kuster: The New Hampshire branch of Americans for Prosperity is going up with ads today attacking Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Rep. Ann McLane Kuster over Obamacare, the group said.

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  3. House hears evidence VA cooked books on claims backlogRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Stars and Stripes

    The Department of Veterans Affairs overstated progress in reducing its massive benefits backlog by improperly scrubbing thousands of the oldest veteran claims from estimates, the department inspector general said Monday.

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  4. Republicans feeling shutdown falloutRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2013 | Examiner.com

    The 16-day federal government shutdown that ended last week cost the American economy $24 billion, with political fallout that could prove disastrous for the Republicans in 2014.

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  5. A raw budget dealRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2013 | Examiner.com

    After Republicans sustained enormous political damage from their idiotic 16-day federal government shutdown in October, we might have expected the Democrats to capitalize on their momentum in the budget negotiations that followed.

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  6. Amendment Aims to Boost DredgingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | SIU

    Great Lakes legislators played a key role in yesterday's vote in the House of Representatives to increase the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' national budget by nearly $58 million.

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  7. Dan Benishek Raises $487,000 in Top Michigan House RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Roll Call

    Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Mich., raised $487,000 in the second quarter, a sharp increase from his haul during the first three months of the year.

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  8. Stage set for congressional delegation upheavalRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Last week's filing deadline sets the stage for a major upheaval in Michigan's congressional delegation.

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  9. Tea party fights to hang on to gains in MichiganRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Detroit News

    The state's congressional GOP tea party favorites, Reps. Justin Amash of Cascade Township and Kerry Bentivolio of Milford, face well-financed primary challenges from businessmen - Brian Ellis from the Grand Rapids area and Farmington Hills attorney and mortgage specialist David Trott.

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  10. Tim Skubick: Detroit chamber head names names - including Mark Schauer - in criticismsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | MLive.com

    Many members of the business community are loathe to deal with the news media for fear they might screw up and make some news.

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  11. Tea party fights to hang on to gains in MichiganRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | The Detroit News

    Washington -- After making seismic gains in 2010, tea party-backed congressional Republicans now are playing defense in Michigan.

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  12. A raw budget dealRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2013 | Examiner.com

    After Republicans sustained enormous political damage from their idiotic 16-day federal government shutdown in October, we might have expected the Democrats to capitalize on their momentum in the budget negotiations that followed.

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  13. Stage set for congressional delegation upheavalRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Last week's filing deadline sets the stage for a major upheaval in Michigan's congressional delegation.

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  14. US House Elections 2014: Michigan Projections and AnalysisRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Daily Kos

    This is one of a series of diaries I am writing about the lopsided state of House of Representatives races throughout the US.

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  15. HOH: Bill Maher Finalizes 'Tweet 16' Bracket for #FlipADistrictRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | Roll Call

    Maher said on his HBO show, "Real Time With Bill Maher," Friday that the "Tweet 16" bracket was complete with the addition of Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., and Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn.

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  16. Stage set for congressional delegation upheavalRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Last week's filing deadline sets the stage for a major upheaval in Michigan's congressional delegation.

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  17. Forum hosts 8th District candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 22 | Detroit News

    Both Democratic and Republican challengers hoping to win an open 8th Congressional District seat this fall sparred Sunday over issues such as health care, immigration, jobs and college debt.

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  18. Every senior executive at VA got high ratings last four yearsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 22 | Washington Times

    Despite secret lists, data manipulation and charges that veterans died because of long wait times, every senior VA executive received high marks over the past four years, the department revealed last week.

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  19. All top Veterans Affairs managers got high performance ratings despite long delays, patient deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Every top manager of the Department of Veterans Affairs received a positive performance evaluation for the past four years, and 78 percent got a bonus in 2013, despite a string of patient deaths and falsification of records related to patient wait times, according to congressional testimony Friday.

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  20. Lawmakers blast VA over 'entitlement' mentality on bonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    House lawmakers said Friday a pay bonus system where senior executives essentially wrote their own performance evaluations might have fueled patient scheduling abuses and dysfunction at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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