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  1. RVIA Reports Largest Capitol Hill Advocacy DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | RV Business

    The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association enjoyed its biggest Capitol Hill Advocacy Day ever on June 3, with 49 association members taking part in meetings with 100 different congressional offices. According to a press release, RVIA scheduled meetings with 55 Senate offices and 45 House of Representatives offices that represent 29 states.

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  2. 2/3 of Senate Dems Urge CPFB to Issue "Strongest Possible Rules" to Stop Predatory Payday LendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Daily Kos

    Last Thursday, 32 senators, led by Jeff Merkley , Dick Durbin , and Chris Coons , wrote to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to urge Director Richard Cordray to issue the strongest possible rules to stop predatory payday lending. The letter asserts, "Small-dollar, short-term loans with astronomical interest rates that pull consumers into a cycle of debt are predatory," and continues, "Predatory lenders should not be able to continue unfair, deceptive, and abusive acts or practices that are designed to trap borrowers in a cycle of debt."

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  3. Lugar Congressional Rating System Rates Republicrats Most FavorableRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 7 | Advance Indiana

    Former Sen. Richard Lugar, who broke his promise about returning to Indiana when he left the Senate and stayed in Washington, the only real home he's had for nearly four decades, has devised a rating system for members of Congress. Actually, it's the Lugar Center, the Washington, D.C.-based think tank he leads that devised the rating system that rates members according to how bipartisan their legislative leanings are because bipartisanship has been so successful in piling up trillions of dollars in national debt our nation can never repay and the establishment of a government run by the military-industrial complex that is hell-bent on stripping us of all of our fundamental constitutional rights.

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  4. "This Senator Will Fight and Fight Nonstop to Make Sure that the Ex-Im Bank Survives"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly emphasized the importance of the Export-Import Bank, which provides export financing assistance to American businesses, in two hearings of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs this week. During those hearings, he questioned the witnesses on the possible negative repercussions to small businesses and jobs if the Ex-Im Bank charter is allowed to expire at the end of this month.

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  5. Polly Lipscomb dies at 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    Mary 'Polly' Adelaide Woodhull Lipscomb - a World War II veteran who served as an Army nurse in England - has died 10 days shy of her 102 birthday. She passed away peacefully in her sleep Thursday morning.

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  6. CFPB Announces TRID Enforcement ClarificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Realtor Magazine

    On June 3, 2015, NAR President Chris Polychron issued a statement in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's announcement regarding implementation of the new Truth in Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act Integrated Disclosure regulation. In his remarks, President Polychron stated that NAR appreciates the "sensitivity" offered by the CFPB to companies making a good-faith effort to comply with the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure regulation and that NAR will continue to work with the CFPB to minimize any possible market disruptions or uncertainty when the rule takes effect August 1, which is the busiest transaction season for real estate.

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  7. 'Bipartisan' shouldn't be a dirty word for members of CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar on election night in May 2012 after losing his Republican Senate primary to state Treasurer Richard Mourdock. It is remembered today as a particularly vitriolic session of Congress and little wonder why: A president was impeached because he really did "have sexual relations with that woman" and then fibbed about it.

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  8. Glenda Ritz enters the race against her old antagonist Mike PenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Daily Kos

    On Thursday, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz kicked off her campaign against Republican Gov. Mike Pence. Ritz, who is the only Democrat to hold statewide office aside from Sen. Joe Donnelly, has had a bad relationship with Pence ever since she took office in 2013.

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  9. CFPB Takes First Steps Toward Greater Clarity on RESPA-TILA Integrated Disclosure EnforcementRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | PressReleasePoint

    The following is a statement from National Association of RealtorsA President Chris Polychron, executive broker with 1st Choice Realty in Hot Springs, Ark., in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's announcement of "sensitivity" to companies making a good-faith effort to comply with the new Truth in Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act Integrated Disclosure regulation. "The action announced today by the CFPB is a welcome first step toward clarifying the changes coming to real estate closings August 1. NAR appreciates the "sensitivity" offered by the CFPB to companies making a good-faith effort to comply with the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure regulation.

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  10. Ex-Rep. Hill is first Dem to jump into Indiana Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | The Hill

    He struck a populist tone in vowing to be a fighter for the Middle Class against the moneyed interests he said control Washington. a a "We can either put our heads in the sand, or we can fight to restore the American Dream, the middle class, and what's great about Indiana," Hill said.

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  11. RVIA is Heading to Capital Hill for Advocacy DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | RV Business

    Capitol Hill Advocacy Day, one of the most popular events during Recreation Vehicle Industry Association Committee Week, takes place today in Washington, D.C., and judging by participation alone it's shaping up to be an enormously successful event. Last year, 27 RVIA members and staff met with eight congressmen in about 70 meetings.

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  12. Obama signs bill to reform surveillanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Journal Gazette

    Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., voted in favor of the NSA legislation, and Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., voted against it.

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  13. Coats, Donnelly divide on NSA extensionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Journal Gazette

    U.S. senators from Indiana split their votes Tuesday afternoon on the U.S.A. Freedom Act, which would reauthorize and revamp surveillance methods of the National Security Agency.

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  14. Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Washington Times

    It has been a most expensive venture for the state of Indiana to try and block the legalization of gay marriage, reports USA Today. In all, Indiana had to pay $1.4 million in plaintiff legal fees as part of failed efforts to ban same-sex marriage, reported the state attorney general's office.

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  15. NSA tools expire as senators scrambleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Journal Gazette

    WASHINGTON The National Security Agency is losing its authority to collect Americans' phone records in bulk after GOP Sen. Rand Paul stood in the way of extending the fiercely contested program in an extraordinary Sunday Senate session.

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  16. Indiana's Senators Don't Support The Fourth Amendment, Want Patriot Act RenewedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Advance Indiana

    Not that this will surprise long-time Advance Indiana readers, but both of our state's U.S. Senators, Dan Coats and Joe Donnelly , prove their unwillingness to uphold the Constitution of the United States which they took an oath to uphold when they were sworn into office. They both want to renew the misnamed Patriot Act so government agencies can continue to capture in bulk our most personal records and sift through those records, all without first obtaining a warrant from a court based upon probable cause.

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  17. Capital Hill Advocacy Day is Vital to RVIA EffortsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | RV Business

    The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association's Capitol Hill Advocacy Day is always one of the most popular events at Committee Week and vitally important to the industry's lobbying efforts at the federal level. This year's event will take place on June 3. "While many industries include a day on Capitol Hill as part of their annual meetings in D.C., very few can claim the widespread success of our Capitol Hill Advocacy Day, which has raised the profile of both the RV industry and RVIA in the eyes of Congress," said RVIA President Richard Coon in a news release.

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  18. Indiana's ethanol industry awaits EPA renewable fuel detailsRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Journal Gazette

    Indiana's ethanol producers warned on Thursday that their industry could face a long-lasting "chilling effect" if the federal government lowers the amount of ethanol blended into the U.S. fuel supply.

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  19. What's at stake in elections Tuesday in 4 statesRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    INDIANA: Veteran Sen. Richard Lugar lost a bitter challenge from the right flank of his own Republican Party, his nearly four-decade career in the Senate ended by a tea party-backed GOP foe, state Treasurer Richard Mourdock. Playing out in a conservative state, the race illustrated the electorate's animosity toward many incumbents and anyone with deep ties to Washington.

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  20. Democrats buck Obama on water ruleRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | The Westerner

    Dozens of congressional Democrats are joining Republicans to back legislation blocking the Obama administration's new rule to redefine its jurisdiction over the nation's waterways. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers made the regulation final Wednesday in an attempt to clarify that small streams, wetlands, headwaters and tributaries are covered by the Clean Water Act and the rules that go along with it.

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