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  1. In rare agreement with Obama, Kansas congressional delegation expands president's trade powersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Capital-Journal

    Grasping for votes to overcome a challenge from liberal Democrats to his request for fast-track trade powers, President Barack Obama found some unlikely allies the past two weeks in the Kansas congressional delegation. At issue was the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a dozen-nation trade deal massive in both its size and scope.

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  2. Editorial: Email Privacy Act overdueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Capital-Journal

    Rep. Kevin Yoder, who represents Kansas' 3rd Congressional District, is mystified about why he can't get through the U.S. House of Representatives a bill that has 281 co-sponsors and bipartisan support. The Topeka Capital-Journal doesn't have the answer, but Yoder should continue his quest, and his colleagues should help him get the bill, the Email Privacy Act, passed into law.

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  3. Advertising Law - June 2015 #4Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | jdsupra.com

    Last week, in TCPA Connect , our newsletter devoted to cases and developments surrounding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, we reported on the FCC's June 18th Open Commission Meeting. Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal to revise the TCPA rules passed by a 3-2 vote.

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  4. Why Can't the Most Popular Bill in the House Get a Vote?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | National Journal

    One potential reason: the legislation "doesn't have the Edward Snowden sex appeal the NSA issues had," says its author, Rep. Kevin Yoder. That was the question Rep. Kevin Yoder asked the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, as he pleaded with his fellow lawmakers to consider bipartisan digital privacy legislation that has now accrued 281 of a possible 435 cosponsors-making it the most supported bill in Congress to not earn a House vote.

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  5. Yoder continues effort to truncate government searches of digital communicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Capital-Journal

    Nearly five months after introducing legislation to curtail the government's ability to search and obtain digital communications without a warrant, U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder continues his push to get it passed. The Email Privacy Act, H.R. 699, would amend a 1986 law which allows digital communications to be searched and seized if they are more than 180 days old.

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  6. White House says House budget would hurt KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | NBC Action News

    ... $2.1 trillion in new taxes and adds $8.5 trillion to the national debt. CJ Grover, spokesman for Representative Kevin Yoder, says the House budget prioritizes spending and "balances in less than 10 years."

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  7. White House swings at Kansas Republicans with lengthy indictment of budget billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Capital-Journal

    Ahead of what is likely to be a lengthy budget debate this summer, the White House sought to land an early blow to Kansas Republicans with a lengthy point-by-point denunciation of a House budget bill Wednesday. The 2,500-word missive from the administration of President Barack Obama details the effects federal spending legislation could have on programs, parks and agencies in the Sunflower State.

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  8. All U.S. House members from Kansas to run for re-election in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Capital-Journal

    All four of Kansas' U.S. House members will run for re-election next year, according to Federal Election Commission documents. On June 8, Rep. Mike Pompeo, representing the state's south-central 4th District, became the fourth and final incumbent to file a statement of candidacy for the 2016 House races.

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  9. With Affordable Care Act ruling looming, Kansas congressional Republicans seek a solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | The Capital-Journal

    Roughly 70,000 Kansans will lose critical tax credits for health insurance if the nation's high court sides with the plaintiff in the divisive King v. Burwell case, but members of Kansas' congressional delegation say Republicans stand ready to alleviate that burden.

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  10. Supreme Court to determine status of tax credits affecting 70,000 KansansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Wichita Eagle

    Within the next week and a half, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act in the historic case King v. Burwell.

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  11. Lawmakers Oppose Curbing Tax Break for AdvertisingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Response

    WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives is considering revising the long-standing deduction companies have enjoyed being able to deduct 100 percent of ad expenses the same year they're incurred. Lawmakers are now looking at changing that by allowing companies to deduct only 50 percent of ad expenses the year they are incurred.

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  12. Updated: Fast Track Vote Live BloggingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Daily Kos

    There will be two votes. The first vote will be on the Trade Adjustment Assistance, which I've called "burial insurance" --it sprinkles a smidgen of money for retraining of workers who can demonstrate they've lost jobs due to trade...retraining for jobs that don't exist and certainly don't pay anything near what they currently earn.

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  13. Obama hits congressional baseball game at Nationals stadium to lobby on tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | McClatchy

    With the bill's fate in the balance ahead of a Friday vote, Obama glad-handed with lawmakers in both dugouts -- getting support from the Republican side for his bid. But it's the Democratic opposition that could doom the measure, and Obama spent much of his 15 minutes at the game with Democratic team manager Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich.

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  14. Obama Takes Himself Out to the BallgameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | National Journal

    The president is taking no chances in his lobbying effort before Friday's vote. Also, he met the racing presidents.

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  15. Republican Alan LaPolice joins Rep. Tim Huelskamp, Roger Marshall in 1st District congressional raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Capital-Journal

    A familiar face is jumping into the 1st District congressional race, making it a three-Republican sprint to an August 2016 primary. Republican Alan LaPolice, who challenged U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp in a primary last year, will make his announcement Thursday night at a VFW ballroom, 400 Washington St., in Clyde.

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  16. Kansas City Congressman Cleaver Advances Police Body Cam Resolution...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Tony's Kansas City

    Here's an important note about legislative work that will push forward more tech surveillance of the public and law enforcement thanks to one of Kansas City's most powerful politicos. And with with than a bit of help across the aisle from JoCo Congressman Yoder: "This resolution sends a clear message that the House of Representatives supports the safety and security of both our brave men and women in the police force and the members of our communities across the country," Representative Kevin Yoder said.

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  17. House Members Oppose Curbing Tax Break For AdvertisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | MediaPost

    Dozens of lawmakers said this week that they oppose revising the tax code in a way that could drive up the cost of advertising. "Changes that will make advertising more expensive cannot be justified as a matter of tax or economic policy," Reps Eliot Engel , Kevin Yoder , and 85 other lawmakers write this week in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi .

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  18. U.S. House passes bill slashing TIGER grants, Shawnee County's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Capital-Journal

    The U.S. House of Representatives late Tuesday night approved an appropriations bill with steep cuts to a program Shawnee County officials have hoped to utilize in replacing the Willard Bridge but the county's public works director doesn't believe the cuts will hinder the county's chances. Just before midnight, the House passed the 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill, H.R. 2577, 216-210.

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  19. U.S. House passes bill slashing TIGER grants, hindering county's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Capital-Journal

    The U.S. House of Representatives late Tuesday night approved an appropriations bill with steep cuts to a program Shawnee County officials had hoped to utilize in replacing the Willard Bridge. Just before midnight, the House passed the 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill, H.R. 2577, by a narrow margin of 216-210.

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  20. Huelskamp last on bipartisanship; Moran among bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Wichita Eagle

    Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Hutchinson/Fowler, is the least bipartisan of any U.S. House member, according to a new study by the Lugar Center and Georgetown University. The study examined how often lawmakers sponsored or co-sponsored legislation that was also supported by members of the other political party.

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