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  1. Overnight Healthcare: Two GOP senators signal opposition to defunding Planned ParenthoodRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Hill

    Sen. Mark Kirk on Wednesday indicated he'll oppose a bill backed by Republican leadership to defund Planned Parenthood. "In other states tissue donation programs should be investigated but in Illinois there is no similar program," Kirk said in a statement to The Hill.

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  2. 18 Republicans pledge to oppose any bill funding Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Hill

    Eighteen House conservatives told GOP leaders Thursday that they will not support any measure to fund the government if it continues to fund Planned Parenthood. "We must act to fully defund Planned Parenthood," they wrote in a letter obtained by The Hill.

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  3. House Republicans move to put down one-man insurgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Washington Post

    House Speaker John Boehner brushed aside a challenge by Rep. Mark Meadows to his tenure as the work of a lone dissident. On Tuesday evening, shortly after making the first proposal in 105 years to depose a sitting House Speaker, Rep. Mark Meadows said he wanted to start a "family conversation" about Republican leadership.

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  4. Congress Heading Toward Three-Month U.S. Highway Funding MeasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Bloomberg

    ... Senate" by leaving the three-month bill as the only alternative to authorize highway spending. Representative John Fleming, a Louisiana Republican, said Boehner used "an expletive" to describe the Senate bill. "Senator McConnell and I work very ...

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  5. House Republicans plan three-month highway bill, no trade bank renewalRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Leaders in the House of Representatives plan to pass a three-month extension of federal transportation funding before leaving Washington on recess, which they could do as early as Wednesday, two Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday. After a meeting with Republican leaders, Representatives John Fleming of Louisiana and Todd Rokita of Indiana said the shorter extension would not include renewing the charter of the U.S. Export-Import Bank.

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  6. U.S. House Republicans plan 3-month highway bill, no trade bank renewalRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Reuters

    Leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives plan to pass a three-month extension of federal transportation funding before leaving Washington on recess, which they could do as early as Wednesday, two Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday. After a meeting with Republican leaders, Representatives John Fleming of Louisiana and Todd Rokita of Indiana said the shorter extension would not include renewing the charter of the U.S. Export-Import Bank.

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  7. NewsBoustany leads moment of silence in WashingtonBoustany leads...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | Daily World

    Republican Rep. Charles Boustany, flanked by other members of the Louisiana delegation, led the House in a moment of silence on Monday for victims of last week's movie-theater shootings in Lafayette. Boustany leads moment of silence in Washington Republican Rep. Charles Boustany, flanked by other members of the Louisiana delegation, led the House in a moment of silence on Monday for victims of last week's movie-theater shootings in Lafayette.

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  8. GOP expected to endorse Landry for AG; snub CaldwellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The News-Star

    GOP expected to endorse Landry for AG; snub Caldwell A press conference has been scheduled at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the GOP headquarters. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1MSqJW1 The Republican Party of Louisiana is expected to announce its endorsement of former Congressman Jeff Landry for attorney general Tuesday, snubbing incumbent Republican Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

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  9. Louisiana Republicans seeking to defund Planned Parenthood over undercover videosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | NOLA.com

    Citing undercover videos showing Planned Parenthood doctors discussing how they extract tissue from fetuses for medical research, congressional Republicans are looking to cut off all federal funding for the group. "Taxpayers have every right to insist that Congress stop sending their tax money to a group that so depravedly violates the American people's conscience on the sanctity of life," said Rep. John Fleming , R-Minden, who organized a letter demanding a quick vote to cut off funding for Planning Parenthood.

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  10. Pray for Lafayette shooting victims and their families say Louisiana congressional membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Times-Picayune

    Rep. Charles Boustany , R-Lafayette: "I'm saddened at the terrible loss of life represented in tonight's tragic shooting at a movie theater in my hometown of Lafayette. Bridget and I are praying for the families and friends of the victims at this difficult time.

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  11. Responding to San Francisco murder, House votes to bar some federal funding to sanctuary citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Times-Picayune

    Responding quickly to the July 1 murder of a 32-year-old woman in San Francisco, allegedly by man deported five times, the House passed a bill Thursday that would deny criminal justice funding to cities that restrict communication with federal officials about undocumented immigrants. The vote was 241-179 , with all five Louisiana Republicans voting yes and the delegation's lone Democrat, Cedric Richmond , D-New Orleans, joining all but six Democrats in voting no.

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  12. House GOP, Dems voice strong opposition to Senate highway billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Hill

    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday signaled the Senate's six-year highway funding bill is a non-starter. McCarthy listed several House GOP gripes with the legislation, even as House Democrats complained about offsets the Senate bill would use to pay for $50 billion in highway funding for the next three years.

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  13. Supporters of bill to protects rights of same-sex marriage foes open to compromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | NOLA.com

    Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, right, listens as her attorney Roger Gannam addresses the media on the steps of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky in Covington, Ky., Monday, July 20, 2015. Davis, who has said she cannot issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples because it would violate her religious beliefs, is being sued by the American Civil Liberties Union on the behalf of two gay couples and two straight couples.

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  14. Freedom Caucus Forms 'Fight Club' in HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Roll Call

    Jordan, second from left, and Labrador, center, are two of the group's founding members. Six months after the House Freedom Caucus was founded, it's still unclear what exactly it is - or will be - beyond two key characteristics: its commitment to secrecy and to being a thorn in the side of House Speaker John A. Boehner .

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  15. Obama Missile Defense Cuts Leaves US Open To ICBM Attack From IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | The Daily Caller

    Lawmakers on the hill cite grave concerns that President Obama is cutting desperately needed Inter Continental Ballistic Missile defenses that protect the United States while his administration is only helping Iran further develop ways to launch ICBM attacks on America. "The administration is paving the way for Iran to become a strategic threat to the United States eventually with ICBM's, while at the same time suppressing our own ability to defend the homeland against such weapons," House Armed Services Committee member Trent Franks, an Arizona Republican, told The Daily Caller last Thursday.

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  16. Rep. John Fleming loans campaign $525,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | NOLA.com

    Rep. John Fleming , R-Minden, loaned his congressional campaign fund $525,000, helping him gain an financial advantage over Rep. Charles Boustany , R-Lafayette, as both eye likely 2016 runs for the Senate. Fleming raised $215,556 in the last quarter, April 1 - June 30, with $142,829 coming from individuals and $67,500 from Political Action Committees, according to his filing with the Federal Election Commission .

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  17. Overreach or 'overblown hysteria'? Lawmakers spar over BLM fracking ruleRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | SNL Financial

    The U.S. Bureau of Land Management's proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal and Native American lands is either another example of government overreach or a long-overdue update as technology has matured far beyond rules written more than 30 years ago, according to counterpunching congressmen at a July 15 hearing. Democrats and Republicans on the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources started the hearing far apart on their interpretation of the new rules, which call for increased scrutiny of cement well casings, elimination of wastewater ponds and disclosure of fracking fluids for individual wells drilled on land managed by the BLM.

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  18. After dropping beneficiary linked to Planned Parenthood, Houses passes breast cancer research billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Times-Picayune

    One day after the loss of Republican support forced House leaders to pull a bill funding breast cancer research, the bill was modified and passed easily on Wednesday . The legislation would use the sale of commemorative coins to fund extra research.

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  19. Official defends fracking rules for federal landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Hill

    A top administration official is defending new standards for hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, on land owned by the federal government and Indian tribes. Bureau of Land Management Director Neil Kornze told lawmakers on Wednesday that new rules are necessary to "address modern practices" such as fracking and to account for the increase in drilling on federal lands.

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  20. Edwards's new HQ, Fleming eyes Vitter's seat, Seabaugh in cross-hairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | BayouBuzz.com

    Democratic state Rep. John Bel Edwards is feeling pretty good about his chances of becoming the next governor of Louisiana. A recent poll by noted pollster Vern Kennedy of Market Research Insight revealed that Edwards is running even with Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter, each getting 43% of the vote in a runoff.

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