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  1. Why Republicans Should Not Fold On Garland's NominationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Heritage Foundation

    ... next president. This decision upholds a longstanding Senate tradition. As Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has pointed out, for more than 80 years it has been the upper chamber's standard practice not to confirm Supreme ...

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  2. AP Exclusive: Pricey drugs overwhelm Medicare safeguardRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Gillette News-Record

    Various prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions in Willingboro, N.J. A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications at taxpayer expense, government numbers show. The cost of Medicare's "catastrophic" prescription coverage jumped by 85 percent in three years, from $27.7 billion in 2013 to $51.3 billion in 2015, according to the program's number-crunching Office of the Actuary.

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  3. Drug-makers exploit Medicare safeguardRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In this June 14, 2011 file photo, various prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions in Willingboro, N.J. A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications at taxpayer expense, government numbers show. The cost of MedicareA's A'catastrophicA' prescription coverage jumped by 85 percent in three years, from $27.7 billion in 2013 to $51.3 billion in 2015, according to the programA's number-crunching Office of the Actuary.

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  4. Medicare safeguard overwhelmed by pricey drugsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Toledo Blade

    A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications at taxpayer expense, government numbers show. The cost of Medicare's "catastrophic" prescription coverage jumped by 85 percent in three years, from $27.7 billion in 2013 to $51.3 billion in 2015, according to the program's number-crunching Office of the Actuary.

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  5. Judge: Voters ready for change from Grassley, establishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    Iowa Senate candidate Patty Judge believes voters are ready to remove Senator Chuck Grassley from Washington. The former Lieutenant Governor spoke with TV9 about her race in Cedar Rapids on Saturday morning.

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  6. Medical Marijuana Supported by Testimony at Senate Judiciary HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Denver Westword

    ... both sides of the aisle also advocated for the medical use of cannabis. In a prepared statement , Senator Chuck Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, discussed constituents who are treating their children's epilepsy with cannabidiol. "These children are ...

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  7. Forty Senators Call for Higher Biodiesel Targets in RFSRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | PressReleasePoint

    ... near future." The letter, which can be found here , was led by Sens. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Patty Murray, D-Wash., Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D. It was signed by a bipartisan group of additional senators from California to Minnesota ...

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  8. Senators want more biodiesel in carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Washington Examiner

    A bipartisan group of 36 senators asked the head of the Environmental Protection Agency Thursday to increase the amount of biodiesel set to go into the nation's fuel supply next year. In a letter led by Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., the senators asked EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to ramp up the amount of biodiesel required to be put into the market next year.

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  9. GOP Platform Signals Shift on SentencingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Courthouse News Service

    ... in the Senate , despite significant bipartisan backing. That bill, sponsored by Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, would reduce penalties for non-violent drug offenders and has 16 Republican co-sponsors. Interesting to Ames Grawert, ...

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  10. Should we all share Senator Grassley's optimism about federal...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    ... optimistic on sentencing reform," prompts me to become a bit more hopeful again. Here are excerpts: U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, joined by a fellow Republican lawmaker from South Carolina, is expressing optimism about the prospects for passing federal ...

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  11. Grassley Proposes Criminal Justice ReformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KSCJ-AM Sioux City

    Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says he's introducing legislation calling for a series of reforms in the criminal justice system. Grassley says the bill would look at multiple issues, including ways to make the sentencing process more fair along with tighter regulations on law enforcement.

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  12. Obama Backs Patty Judge in Iowa Senate RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Roll Call

    Obama endorsed Judge, who is running against Sen. Chuck Grassley, who has opposed Obama appointing a Supreme Court Justice. President Barack Obama announced his endorsement of former Iowa Lt.

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  13. Grassley seeks Labor Department help as needed for Terex Cranes workers in WaverlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Today, Senator Chuck Grassley urged the U.S. Department of Labor to help as much as possible if the state of Iowa seeks federal assistance for the 175 employees at Terex Cranes in Waverly who were told this week that the plant is ceasing operations. "If the state requests federal assistance, it is my hope that the Department of Labor would take quick action to assist the displaced workers and aid the efforts of the state, regional and local organizations and economic development leaders in response to this closure," Grassley wrote to Secretary Thomas Perez.

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  14. Wage Scale Change, Vets' Preference Expansion, No-Interest Loans and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Government Executive

    ... Results Memorandum . Paid administrative leave continues to draw lawmakers' scrutiny. Last week, Sen. Chuck Grassley sent a letter to Homeland Security Department Inspector General John Roth demanding more information about OIG employees on paid ...

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  15. Shareholders approve Dow-DuPont mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | USA Today

    ... the Justice Department will scrutinize the deal for possible antitrust violations. While some, including Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and a coalition of agriculture advocacy groups, have called for a stringent antitrust review, regulatory ...

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  16. Iowa Delegates Help Put Trump a oeOVER the TOPaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KSCJ-AM Sioux City

    ... stad - mentioning that he was "the longest-serving governor in U.S. history" - and Schultz called Republicans Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst "the hardest working" members of the U.S. Senate.

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  17. Guest column: Civil asset forfeiture abusesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Post Register

    ... owners: This common sense, bipartisan legislation was introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ranking Member Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vermont) and followed a number of hearings to review the problems associated with ...

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  18. Nation-Now 43 mins ago 1:00 a.m.Is Tom Cotton testing the 2020 waters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WHAS11

    ... Iowa at some point but didn't read too much into his appearance before the caucus-state delegation. U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley told reporters as the program began that Cotton could be a compelling future presidential candidate in particular because of ...

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  19. Top Republican: You didn't hear much about our message Monday,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa admitted Tuesday that Monday night's convention speeches didn't do much to outline what a Donald Trump-led Republican Party will propose for the US. But, he said, look forward to tonight.

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  20. Is Tom Cotton testing the 2020 waters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | USA Today

    ... Iowa at some point but didn't read too much into his appearance before the caucus-state delegation. U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley told reporters as the program began that Cotton could be a compelling future presidential candidate in particular because of ...

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