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  1. HOH: Prayer Leader Believes John Fleming Is Half Right About Seeking Goda s HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Roll Call

    Pray at the Pump founder Rocky Twyman is hopeful Louisiana Republican John Fleming will not only follow through on a recent pledge to push for nationwide faith healing, but will augment that effort by embracing other humbling practices. The House Freedom Caucus co-founder floated the idea Tuesday of petitioning The Almighty for assistance in quelling violence visited upon law enforcement officials in a letter addressed to President Barack Obama. 1 comment

  2. Fleming proposes day of prayer to honor slain officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | NOLA.com

    In the light of recent high profile shootings of police officers, Rep. John Fleming , R-Minden, is asking President Barack Obama to declare a National Day of Prayer and take other actions to end targeted violence against law enforcement officers. "All lives have dignity and worth, and the president's leadership on this issue would go a long way to ensure respect for those who sacrifice their safety and comfort to protect and serve us all," Fleming said.

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  3. John Kennedy re-election ad airs, but it might be more about 2016 Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | NOLA.com

    But without an announced challenger, the commercial and those to come in the future, plus a recently created Super PAC, appear less about helping him win re-election and more about raising Kennedy's profile in advance of what likely will be an open 2016 U.S. Senate race. Besides releasing the first Kennedy re-election ad by GOP media consultant Fred Davis, Kennedy's long-time aide, Jason Redmond, has registered a new Super PAC, Louisiana Proud PAC, and says he's gotten commitments for $100,000 in early donations.

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  4. Low gas prices driving down the economy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... of Louisiana's Congressional delegation say it's not such good news for the economy. U.S. Representative John Fleming said the economy is suffering. "It's bad for industry and to be honest with you I think that the only way that we're going to get ...

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  5. Groundwork for Potential Senate Run Laid as Louisiana Treasurer Seeks ReelectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | National Journal

    John Kennedy's former top aide is already fundraising for a Senate super PAC, as Kennedy's campaign runs expensive TV ads despite having no 2015 opposition. While Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy's campaign promotes him heavily even though he doesn't have an opponent, his former top aide is already securing commitments for a 2016 super PAC that would support the Republican for U.S. Senate.

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  6. Senators praise Fort Polk - team'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Town Talk

    Senators praise Fort Polk 'team' Cassidy, Vitter pledge to keep fighting for Vernon Parish post Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: U.S. Sen. David Vitter and U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy speak at a Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce event held Thursday at the Sai Hotel and Convention Center. Protecting Fort Polk from major personnel losses in the face of Army cuts was "a team effort," U.S. Sens. Bill Cassidy and David Vitter said at an appearance in Alexandria.

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  7. ' Congressman of the Month - John FlemingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | FreedomWorks

    Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.

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  8. How the Justice Department seems to have misled Congress on medical marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Washington Post

    Last year, the Justice Department warned Congress that a medical marijuana provision in an appropriations bill could "limit or possibly eliminate the Department's ability to enforce federal law in recreational marijuana cases as well." The "informal talking points," according to a Justice Department memo obtained by Tom Angell, a legalization advocate and writer for marijuana.com, were "intended to discourage passage" of the provision, which was in fact passed and signed into law.

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  9. What's an acronym worth? 6 bills by Louisiana congressmen make Washington Post's top acronyms listRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | NOLA.com

    Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., chose the acronym CECIL for his bill aimed at restricting "trophy killings" of African wildlife. Cecil was a lion allegedly lured from the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe when he was killed by an American dentist.

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

    Jul 29, 2015 | 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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  11. 18 Republicans pledge to oppose any bill funding Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | 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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  12. House Republicans move to put down one-man insurgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | 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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  13. Congress Heading Toward Three-Month U.S. Highway Funding MeasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | 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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  14. House Republicans plan three-month highway bill, no trade bank renewalRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | 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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  15. U.S. House Republicans plan 3-month highway bill, no trade bank renewalRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | 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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  16. NewsBoustany leads moment of silence in WashingtonBoustany leads...Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | 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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  17. GOP expected to endorse Landry for AG; snub CaldwellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | 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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  18. Louisiana Republicans seeking to defund Planned Parenthood over undercover videosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | 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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  19. Pray for Lafayette shooting victims and their families say Louisiana congressional membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | 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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  20. Responding to San Francisco murder, House votes to bar some federal funding to sanctuary citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | 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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