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  1. Civics 101Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | The Austin Chronicle

    PODEROSA: LIVE MURAL CELEBRATING IMMIGRANT MOMS Just before Mother's Day, join JOLT in celebrating immigrant mothers. The org will be painting a live mural at the Capitol to honor families under attack by our state and national politicians.

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  2. Tease of a Texas political shakeup ends with John Cornyn staying in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Dallas Morning News

    The prospect of Cornyn leaving the Senate to become FBI director set in motion a flurry of political activity. Candidates were already maneuvering to replace him and the subsequent domino effect would have reshaped the Texas political scene.

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  3. House GOP Unsure of Ryan's Tax Reform PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | News Max

    House Speaker Paul Ryan might not have the votes to pass his border-adjustment tax, with many Republican legislators questioning his suggestion of an import tax. Over the past several months, The Hill has tracked the opinions of Republicans in the House and found that out of 50 GOP lawmakers, only 15 seemed to support Ryan, and dozens come forward with concerns about his plan to create a tax on imports to cover the cost of lifting a tax on domestically-made exported products.

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  4. Healthcare; Votes on spending; Comey firing; Little guysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives recently passed a healthcare bill that gives insurance companies the right to charge excessive premiums to those with preexisting conditions, effectively pricing these unfortunate souls out of the market. Lack of concern for the immediate future of the American way was well defined in the May 4 Star-Telegram article, "North Texas Republicans split as House approves spending bill."

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  5. Civics 101Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | The Austin Chronicle

    PODEROSA: LIVE MURAL CELEBRATING IMMIGRANT MOMS Just before mother's day, join JOLT in celebrating immigrant mothers. The org will be painting a live mural at the Capitol to honor families under attack by our state and national politicians.

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  6. Congressional efforts to kill CFPB prepaid card rule fall shortRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | National Mortgage News

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's prepaid card rule appears to have survived Republican efforts to reject it using an obscure legislative process that has allowed the GOP to roll back more than a dozen Obama era regulations. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., and Rep. Roger Williams, R-Tex., both introduced legislation earlier this year that would allow Congress to use the Congressional Review Act to scrap the rule with only 51 votes in the Senate.

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  7. Rep. Roger Williams tries to stop military spending cuts Read Story Jillian AngelineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | KCEN

    U.S. Congressman Roger Williams wants to untie the hands of military leaders who have faced spending cuts for years. Back in 2011, the Budget Control Act imposed mandatory military spending cuts if Congress and the White House failed to agree on budgets cuts that would reduce the deficit.

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  8. GOP lawmakers are dodging constituents angry over their health care voteRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | ThinkProgress

    House lawmakers are back in their home districts this week for a short recessa S-a Swhich, for some Republicans, means walking straight into a storm of constituent anger over their vote to pass the Affordable Health Care Act , also known as Trumpcare. While most House Republicans were willing to be vocal about their support for the bill from the safety of the Rose Gardena S-a Swhere they celebrated AHCA's passage through the House with speeches and selfiesa S-a Smany lawmakers this recess are avoiding defending their vote to their own constituents.

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  9. Reverse the CFPB's Overzealous Prepaid Credit Card RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Consumers received temporary relief recently from the overzealous Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. A six-month delay of Obama-era regulations on prepaid debit cards and other money transfer accounts was finalized - but a lasting solution is still needed to keep Washington from reaching into the wallets of everyday Americans.

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  10. Congress wants the US Defense Department to be more transparent about how it spends moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Lawmakers are concerned the Pentagon's F-35 contracting office didn't order several F-35 fighter jets even though Congress appropriated the money. A defense appropriations report included as part of the 2017 funding bill sent Thursday to President Donald Trump mentions "there is concern that the number of F-35s enacted in annual Department of Defense Appropriations Acts are not being placed on contract by the JSF PEO in a timely manner."

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  11. Congress Wonders Why Some F-35s It Funded Haven't Been BuiltRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    Lawmakers are concerned the Pentagon's F-35 contracting office didn't order several F-35 fighter jets even though Congress appropriated the money. A defense appropriations report included as part of the 2017 funding bill sent Thursday to President Donald Trump mentions "there is concern that the number of F-35s enacted in annual Department of Defense Appropriations Acts are not being placed on contract by the JSF PEO in a timely manner."

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  12. President Donald Trump looks for a little advice from RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    That's why Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said she recently sent out a "Trump Agenda Survey," to determine what issues the president should move forward on next. The survey includes 12 questions - one of which asks for donations - touching on top priorities and inquiring if there is support for issues ranging from "major federal investment" in road work to whether Trump should renegotiate NAFTA.

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  13. Congress is not happy with the Pentagona s F-35 officeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | The Island Packet

    Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are not pleased with the Pentagon office that is assigned to work with Lockheed Martin on negotiating a price for the F-35 fighter jet, the nation's most expensive defense program. Inside a 372-page document explaining the impacts of the 2017 budget on defense spending is a two-page mention of the F-35 fighter jet, which is assembled in Fort Worth, Texas, by Lockheed.

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  14. North Texas Republicans split on federal budget voteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Star-Telegram.com

    North Texas Republicans were split on a bill to fund the federal government through September, as three of the five Republicans who represent portions of Tarrant County voted against the 2017 spending package on Wednesday. Many conservatives argued that the spending bill, agreed to by Republican and Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate, fails to achieve promises made after President Donald Trump's election to cut spending and increase funding for a border wall.

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  15. Hate Your Auto Loan? Complain to the CFPB While It Still ExistsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Car & Driver

    Many complaints from borrowers with auto loans have an air of helplessness and defeat. One said a bank stopped accepting payments, started charging more than is owed after two years of a perfect pay history, and is now treating the customer "like a scum bucket."

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  16. Primary looms with vacancies aboundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | PennLive.com

    The Pennsylvania municipal primary elections are just two weeks away on May 16, but for a great many positions in Perry County there are no candidates at all for borough council and township supervisor seats. These officials are responsible for local ordinances, budgets and taxes.

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  17. Congress backs one more week of government spending, averts shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | The Island Packet

    Congress averted a partial government shutdown Friday, approving a one-week spending measure to keep agencies and service running while lawmakers negotiate on a longer term spending deal. The Senate approved the one-week continuing resolution - or CR-- by voice vote after the House of Representatives passed the stopgap bill on a 382 to 30 vote.

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  18. Eric Peters: The hand of the dead ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | MDJonline.com

    For instance, prepaid cards and person-to-person electronic payment services like PayPal and Google Wallet.

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  19. Fecteau: Trump's Embarrassing First-100 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Donald Trump has had the lowest approval ratings during the first 100 days in office out of the last dozen U.S. presidents. Jana Kasperkevic President Trump is pursuing a drastic cut in the corporate tax rate, a move that is likely to grow the national debt and breach a long-held Republican goal of curbing federal borrowing.

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  20. Trump and Republican leaders differ on a lower corporate tax rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Bellingham Herald

    President Donald Trump is set to announce what he's calling a "tax reform and reduction" plan on Wednesday, and the longtime real estate mogul wants to slash the corporate tax rate by 20 percentage points, from 35 percent to 15 percent. Trump floated the idea of a 15 percent corporate tax rate during the campaign, but Republican leadership in the House of Representatives is proposing a 20 percent rate as part of its tax overhaul plan.

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