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  1. Hocus pocus, dominocusRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 20 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    This, in his opinion, is why his party did not vote to raise the minimum wage when it controlled the governor's office and had super-majorities in the House and Senate. "Year after year we say - we plead to a base and say, 'We're going to take of you.


  2. Tom Crye: - It is evident they are asleep at the wheel and need to be awakened'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    Bradley County Commissioner Thomas Crye continued his efforts to jump-start the long-awaited and long-delayed veterans home during Monday's session of the local governing body. "We must remember that the two committees in Congress where the decisions are made consist of our representatives - Fleischmann and fellow East Tennessee U.S. Rep. Roe.


  3. Rep. Scott Drury On Madigan, Legalizing Pot, And Running For GovernorRead the original story

    Monday Jun 19 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    State Rep. Scott Drury voted against the reelection of Michael Madigan as Illinois House Speaker in January. Drury announced his decision to run for governor in May 2017.


  4. Crime 20 mins ago 12:47 p.m.Tennessee congressman's name found on shooter's listRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Rep. Scott DesJarlais' office confirmed Monday the Tennessee Republican's name was on a list that authorities found with the gunman who shot five people last week at a Republican congressional baseball practice. Capitol police notified the congressman's office 24 to 48 hours after the shooting that the South Pittsburg Republican's name was on the shooter's handwritten list, said DesJarlais' spokesman, Brendan Thomas.


  5. $274 million approved for Hampton Roads military construction projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | Stars and Stripes

    Hampton Roads would see $274 million in brick-and-mortar military construction projects next year under legislation approved this week by the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee. The nine projects, ranging from an aircraft maintenance building to military housing to a ship repair training facility, make up 76 percent of all the military construction projects proposed for Virginia, according to information provided by Rep. Scott Taylor, who serves on the committee.


  6. as it is: Where is Captain Courageous?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | The Times

    In testimony, Comey admitted he failed to directly challenge President Donald Trump for telling him privately he hoped the FBI would drop its investigation of Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. When asked about this during his Senate testimony, Comey agreed it was improper for the president to seemingly pressure the FBI.


  7. Kids shouldn't be charged as sex offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | The Hill

    Corey Walgren, a 16-year old honor roll student from Naperville, Illinois, recently stood accused by a school resource officer of some dishonorable behavior: allegedly showing friends a cellphone recording of he and a female classmate engaged in sexual acts. It's not clear whether Walgren actually did what he was accused of, but if he did, it would unquestionably be a crude and boorish act that merited discipline.


  8. Gunman accused of shooting congressional leader, four others has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Walker County Messenger

    Bullet holes are visible at the YMCA where a gunman opened fire during a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Va.


  9. Congressman undergoing surgery after gunman fires on GOP lawmakers practicing for charity ballgameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Catoosa County News

    Bullet holes are visible at the YMCA where a gunman opened fire during a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Va.


  10. Virginia officials urge prayers for congressman who was shot, praise Capitol policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Martinsville Bulletin

    In this March 8, 2017 file photo, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.


  11. Colorado's congressional delegation, staff members, appear safe after baseball practice shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Denver Post

    No members of Colorado's congressional delegation, or their staffs, were hurt in Wednesday morning's shooting at a congressional baseball practice that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana wounded. No Colorado Republicans play on the team, and the state's congressional delegation has reported their staffs are OK after conducting a full roll call.


  12. Tim Kaine Introduces Bill To Protect LGBT Community From Housing DiscriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 10 | On Top Magazine

    Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, a Democrat, on Friday introduced a bill that seeks to prohibit discrimination in housing based on gender identity and sexual orientation. Kaine's Fair and Equal Housing Act of 2017 has 15 co-sponsors in the Senate.


  13. Republicans rebuke 'gay bashing' fliers in race for Va. lt. governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | Washington Post

    Republican candidates for lieutenant governor Bryce Reeves, left, Glenn Davis and Jill Vogel. RICHMOND - Virginia state Sen. Bryce Reeves blasted one of his Republican rivals in the primary race for lieutenant governor for supporting the appointment of the state's first openly gay judge.


  14. Jim Dey: It's hard to downplay cachet of UI's KummerowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | The News-Gazette

    It was a big local story last week when longtime University of Illinois Professor Fred Kummerow died at age 102. Commensurate with his stature as a longtime scholar and researcher, local media outlets, particularly The News-Gazette, reported extensively on his death.


  15. Congressmen Introduce Bill That Pays Hackers To Infiltrate Gov't SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | The Daily Caller

    Two members of Congress introduced a bill Tuesday that would establish a program in which hackers are paid to infiltrate government computer systems and identify any vulnerabilities. Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California and Republican Rep. Scott Taylor of Virginia, who proposed the "Hack the Department of Homeland Security Act," want to harness some of the tech talent available in the country and use it to bolster the U.S.'s cybersecurity capabilities.


  16. State Rep. Scott Drury says he's running for Illinois governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 6 | Northwest Herald

    In a news release, Drury said he'll be the independent Democrat in the race. In January, he was the only Democrat not to vote in favor of House Speaker Michael Madigan's election to a 17th term as speaker.


  17. Drury joins crowded Democratic primary field for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 6 | Daily Herald

    Democratic state Rep. Scott Drury on Tuesday became the latest suburbanite to throw his name into an already crowded Democratic primary field for governor. Drury, a former U.S. prosecutor from Highwood in his third term in Springfield, has frequently advertised his independence from party leadership, most notably longtime House Speaker Michael Madigan.


  18. Drury announces for governorRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 6 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Touting his independence from Democratic Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, Democratic north suburban state Rep. Scott Drury on Tuesday announced a bid for the party's nomination for governor. In a press release, Drury noted that several candidates have declared their candidacies but that Drury sees the contest as a two-way race: Those with "demonstrated loyalties to the Madigan machine" versus him.


  19. Stephen Evans Roof Box Inc v. Building Materials Corporation of America Dba Gaf Elk CorporationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 6 | FindLaw

    ... MURNANE, Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto, New York, NY, argued for defendant-appellant. Also represented by ROBERT SCOTT PICKENS; JUSTIN J. OLIVER, Washington, DC. In September 2009, Roof N Box, Inc. (RNB) and Build-ing Materials Corp. of ...


  20. Two House Republicans favor a ban on LGBT discrimination. One is from Virginia.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | The Washington Post

    Congressman Scott Taylor answers a question during a town hall meeting in Yorktown, Va., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Rep. Scott Taylor, a Republican from Virginia Beach, just became the second House Republican - among 238 members - to support a federal ban on LGBT discrimination reflecting a shift in public opinion on the issue in Virginia and the nation.