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  1. Dem lawmaker wants Obama to get tough on ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Washington Examiner

    Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Mass., is concerned about the 2015 death of Tibetan activist Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, and wants the Obama administration to take a tougher stance on Chinese human rights abuses. Tenzin died in Chuandong Prison in Sichuan Province after 12 years of imprisonment in July 2015, in a case that was followed internationally.

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  2. Vote on Monday to impact overincome families in public housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | WWLP

    ... to grow. In some cities the wait is three to five years or longer. The 22News I-Team spoke with Congressman Michael Capuano on Friday. He is a co-sponsor of a bill in Congress that would help move overincome families out of public housing. "This is ...

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  3. Capuano discusses current budget turmoil on Capitol HillRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2011 | The Alewife

    We received this update from Rep. Michael E. Capuano, D, Mass., who is the congressman for Massachusetts' Eighth Congressional District, which includes North Cambridge: The House is still debating H.R. 1, the Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government for the remaining seven months of Fiscal Year 2011. Hundreds of amendments were offered and, at this writing, final passage is not expected until possibly some time tomorrow.

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  4. Green Line cuts could threaten federal funding, Capuano saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Boston.com

    Congressman Michael Capuano said that if the state cuts the proposed Green Line extension too deeply it could threaten the project's nearly $1 billion in federal funding. "Any changes to the Green Line that would jeopardize federal money are unacceptable as far as I am concerned," Capuano said in an interview Tuesday.

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  5. W.Virginia senator wants probe of Canadian Pacific plan to buy rivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Reuters

    ... Union/International Association of Machinists as well as Representatives Peter DeFazio of Oregon and Michael Capuano of Massachusetts, both Democrats, and Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar, ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust ...

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  6. Palin Endorses Trump - Michael CaputoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2011 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... with him in Iowa and Oklahoma the endorsement shaking things up on the campaign trail let's talk about it. Michael Capuano joining us this morning WB and talker from politics and why dot net he Michael what is historic art is this a big deal. Are in ...

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  7. Democrats in Congress want to investigate one of Warren Buffett's companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Ranking Member Maxine Waters and Representatives Keith Ellison , Emanuel Cleaver , and Michael Capuano are calling for a joint Department of Justice and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau investigation in response to the Seattle Times and Buzzfeed News' investigative series concerning allegations of discriminatory lending and collection practices by Warren Buffett led Berkshire Hathaway subsidiaries Clayton Homes, Vanderbilt Mortgage, and 21st Mortgage. The most recent report asserts that Clayton Homes and its subsidiaries discriminate against low and moderate-income minority borrowers and misleads them into high-cost loans that leave borrowers unable to pay exorbitant monthly loan payments.

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  8. Democrats Seek Discrimination Investigation of Berkshire Hathaway UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | MSNBC

    Senior U.S. Democratic lawmakers asked federal regulators to investigate whether Clayton Homes, the mobile home unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., targets minority borrowers with discriminatory lending and collection practices. A letter on Tuesday from Rep. Maxine Waters, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, and fellow committee members Michael Capuano, Emanuel Cleaver and Keith Ellison called on the Justice Department and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to "pursue appropriate corrective action" against Clayton.

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  9. Buffett's Mobile-Home Unit Should Be Probed, Lawmakers SayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 13 | The Washington Post

    U.S. lawmakers called for federal investigations into Clayton Homes, the mobile-home business at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., after the Seattle Times and BuzzFeed News wrote that the company targeted minority borrowers and charged them higher interest rates on average than whites. Representative Maxine Waters, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, joined three colleagues -- Democratic congressmen Keith Ellison, Emanuel Cleaver and Michael Capuano -- in calling for the Department of Justice and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to look into the company.

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  10. Federal probe sought for Buffet's mobile home unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Senior U.S. Democratic lawmakers asked federal regulators to investigate whether Clayton Homes, the mobile home unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., targets minority borrowers with discriminatory lending and collection practices. A letter on Tuesday from Representative Maxine Waters, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, and fellow committee members Michael Capuano, Emanuel Cleaver and Keith Ellison called on the Justice Department and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to "pursue appropriate corrective action" against Clayton.

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  11. Lawmakers: Buffett's Clayton Homes Should Be Probed Over LendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | News Max

    U.S. lawmakers called for federal investigations into Clayton Homes, the mobile-home business at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., after the Seattle Times and BuzzFeed News wrote that the company targeted minority borrowers and charged them higher interest rates on average than whites. Representative Maxine Waters, the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, joined three colleagues - Democratic congressmen Keith Ellison, Emanuel Cleaver and Michael Capuano - in calling for the Department of Justice and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to look into the company.

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  12. Two House Democrats Urge Rejection of Canadian Pacific Bid for Norfolk SouthernRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Transport Topics

    ... with fewer choices, less competition and prolonged service disruptions," Reps. Peter DeFazio of Oregon and Michael Capuano of Massachusetts wrote. "The only benefit to this ill-conceived transaction is to CP - to pad the pockets of Wall Street ...

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  13. House Democrats urge rejection of CP bid for Norfolk SouthernRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... competition and prolonged service disruptions," Representative Peter DeFazio of Oregon and Representative Michael Capuano of Massachusetts wrote. "The only benefit to this ill-conceived transaction is to CP - to pad the pockets of Wall Street ...

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  14. UPDATE 2-US House Democrats urge rejection of CP bid for Norfolk SouthernRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Reuters

    ... competition and prolonged service disruptions," Representative Peter DeFazio of Oregon and Representative Michael Capuano of Massachusetts wrote. "The only benefit to this ill-conceived transaction is to CP - to pad the pockets of Wall Street ...

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  15. SEC can still work on a corporate political disclosure ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Hill

    ... Schumer (D-N.Y.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Reps. Michael Capuano (D-Mass.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) sent a bicameral letter to the SEC to make sure that the agency understands that it can ...

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  16. Officials 'Reluctant' To Drive More Money Into Green Line ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... or finding more cost-efficient means of accomplishing the work. In a Dec. 10 letter to Pollack, Congressman Michael Capuano of Somerville said he recognized that state officials faced difficult decisions, but urged that "any changes to the overall ...

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    Dec 14, 2015 | WWLP

    ... or finding more cost-efficient means of accomplishing the work. In a Dec. 10 letter to Pollack, Congressman Michael Capuano of Somerville said he recognized that state officials faced difficult decisions, but urged that "any changes to the overall ...

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  18. Consumers for Paper Options applauds 11 US House Financial Services...Read the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | RISI

    ... Bruce Poliquin (R-ME), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Peter King (R-NY), Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Mick Mulvaney (R-SC), Michael Capuano (D-MA), French Hill (R-AR), Joyce Beatty (D-OH), Scott Tipton (R-CO), David Scott (D-GA), and Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) sent a ...

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  19. Is Marty Walsh finally folding on the Everett casino?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Boston.com

    ... funds to Massachusetts for the next five years. Passed partly through the efforts of Congressman Michael Capuano , the bill will deliver about $600 million a year to the state for improving surface roadways just like Sullivan Square. Walsh got lucky ...

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  20. Huffpost Hill - Nazi Uncomfortable With America's Political RhetoricRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | Switched

    ... visa waiver bill -- including 13 who voted in favor of the bill . Those 13 are: Reps. Bill Pascrell (N.J.), Michael Capuano (Mass.), Marcy Kaptur (Ohio), Jerry McNerney (Calif.), Jim McGovern (Mass.), Beto O'Rourke (Texas), Carolyn Maloney (N.Y.), ...

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