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  1. Obama confers first 2016 endorsement: Rep. Eddie Bernice JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Dallas Morning News

    Not many Democratic candidates get Barack Obama's support in a contested primary. For Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Dallas, it's not even a novelty.


  2. Rep. Johnson backs call to block Syrian refugees in OhioRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Salem News

    Gov. John Kasich does not want Ohio or the United States to accept more Syrian refugees, a move supported by Congressman Bill Johnson. Spokesman Jim Lynch says the Republican presidential candidate is writing to ask President Barack Obama to stop resettling Syrian refugees in Ohio because safety and security issues cannot adequately be addressed.


  3. Allowing Syrian refugees in the U.S. will put us at riskRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Marietta Times

    So, I decided to write Congressman Bill Johnson, Senator Rob Portman, and Senator Sherrod Brown, as they are the elected officials representing my area. I expressed my disbelief that the United States government would even consider such a thing, and that I thought it was a horrible idea, especially considering that ISIS is so prevalent in that area.


  4. On The Union Edge , Media Matters' Timothy Johnson Explains How The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Media Matters for America

    TIMOTHY JOHNSON: The big thing in Virginia is that they don't have universal background checks. So the primetime gun issue in Virginia is background checks.


  5. Legislative majority targets Constitution with rules change restricting pressRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    I wonder sometimes if Alaska Dispatch News political reporter Nathaniel Herz has to remind himself he's not writing for the satirical news website "The Onion" when he's writing about the Alaska state Legislature. Again, last week, the GOP leadership made a move that would seem to imply that they are either incognizant or think they are immune from the U.S. Constitution, Alaska Constitution, federal and state laws, their own rules, or just standard public decorum.


  6. Ohio Rep. Johnson introduces cough syrup restriction billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson teamed up with California Congresswoman Doris Matsui to introduce the DXM Abuse Prevention Act to the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday. Johnson, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, says he sees the act as a bipartisan effort to curb teen abuse of over-the-counter cough medicine.


  7. Rep. Johnson calls for Newton Commissioner to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Congressman Hank Johnson issued a statement calling for Newton County Commissioner John Douglas to resign after the Republican lawmaker posted a racist social media rant on Facebook. Newton County Commissioner John Douglas issued an apology Friday regarding his post.


  8. Chattanooga shooting reopens debate over military personnel regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | TBD.com

    ... to the shattered glass doors a sign declaring the site a 'gun free zone' is visible. As Media Matters writer Timothy Johnson wrote, a directive from 1992 created the regulations on military personnel carrying weapons on certain sites. "The ...


  9. Green ShootsRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2015 | Confessions of a Community College Dean

    In which a veteran of cultural studies seminars in the 1990's moves into academic administration and finds himself a married suburban father of two. Foucault, plus lawn care.


  10. Pinsonat: Louisiana election issues--Same sex, religious liberty vs. common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    With the statewide, Louisiana governor's and other elections taking place this fall, what will be the burning issues at the polls? Two emotional topics took up plenty of oxygen this legislative session, other than the budget--same sex marriages vs. religious freedom and Common Core. The former received much local and national attention due to Governor Jindal's pushing the issue during his speech to the legislature and his national attention he has attempted to grab for his presidential run.


  11. Critics bash Louisiana governor on 'religious freedom' orderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Erie Times News

    Months later, Jindal is receiving the same type of criticism after issuing his own executive order protecting those who object to same-sex marriage. The Republican governor's order came hours after a House legal committee Tuesday voted down a divisive religious objections bill that Jindal, who is courting Christian conservatives for a likely presidential bid, had made a top priority.


  12. 'The GOP's War on Science Gets Worse'Read the original story

    May 6, 2015 | Economist's View

    The G.O.P.'s War on Science Gets Worse : During last fall's midterm election campaign, "I'm not a scientist" became a standard Republican answer to questions about climate change. ... Now, it seems, they are trying to go one better.


  13. The G.O.P.'s War on Science Gets WorseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | New Yorker

    During last fall's midterm election campaign, "I'm not a scientist" became a standard Republican answer to questions about climate change. The line seemed to invite parody, and Stephen Colbert obliged.


  14. Michigan's Ex-Sen. Bob Griffin Fought First Noble Fight In 'Judge Wars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | News Max

    Reports of the death Thursday of former Senate Republican Whip Robert Griffin, R.-Mich., at age 91 did focus on a noteworthy achievement in a career rich with accomplishment: how Griffin in 1968, then a freshman senator in the minority, led the successful filibuster that kept President Lyndon Johnson's longtime ally, Abe Fortas, from becoming chief justice. The "Fortas fight" had many far-reaching consequences.


  15. Behind C-U's bid for IHSA hoopsRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... and others championing the community's "urban renaissance," including a hand-written note from former Rep. Timothy Johnson concluding, "Please list me as a gigantic backer." The tournament represents high stakes for the community. The IHSA wrestling ...


  16. Ted Nugent tells NRA audience he would like to gun down Harry ReidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Salon

    At the National Rifle Association's annual convention - a meeting that featured appearances by legitimate Republican presidential candidates like Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, and Ted Cruz - conservative firebrand and '70s rock icon Ted Nugent called Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid a "lying prick" and said, if the opportunity arose, he'd "shoot him." Media Matter's Timothy Johnson reported that during the question and answer section following Nugent's speech, he was asked, "How and why did the NRA ever endorse Harry Reid to serve as the front man of Osama Obama?" As Johnson pointed out, the NRA never actually endorsed Senator Reid - but the organization did once contribute $4,000 to his reelection campaign.


  17. Louisiana Rep. Mike Johnson defends, plans to change 'religious freedom' billRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Advocate

    Louisiana Rep. Mike Johnson on Tuesday defended legislation that seeks to bar the state from taking action against people over their views on same-sex marriage. The legislation has drawn a backlash in recent weeks amid comparisons to controversial measures in Indiana and Arkansas that were seen as promoting discrimination against gays and lesbians.


  18. NATSO Promotes Stotler to Vice President of Government AffairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | CSP

    ... Stotler worked at the American Trucking Associations and as a legislative assistant to U.S. Representative Timothy Johnson (R-Ill.). Alexandria, Va.-based NATSO is the trade association of America's travel plaza and truckstop industry. Founded in ...


  19. Witness: Risoldi simmered over probe into mansion firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Morning Call

    ... testify during the preliminary hearing. Earlier Monday, emergency personnel recounted the 2013 fire scene. Timothy Johnson, of the Buckingham Police Department, testified that members of the Risoldi family were sobbing in the driveway as smoke ...


  20. Bucks fraud case opens against RisoldisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Philly.com

    Testimony began Monday in what is expected to be a nearly weeklong preliminary hearing in Bucks County Court involving the Risoldi family, the well-connected Republican fundraisers accused of bilking insurers out of $20 million to fund an extravagant lifestyle. Timothy Johnson, a police officer for Buckingham Township, opened the proceeding by explaining his role in securing a fire scene in 2013.