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Labor-HHS-Education Appropriator Loses Senate Bid

The chairman of the House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee, Jack Kingston, R-Ga., was defeated in a bid to seek a Senate seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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4 Big Reasons Obama's Border Funds Request Is in Trouble

Granger is leading a GOP task force to make recommendations on the child migrant border surge The initial outcry in Washington over the scale and scope of the child migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border signaled this could be a moment for rare bipartisan action.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Carter, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Illegal Immigration

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Deepening of Savannah Port Is an Issue in Jack Kingston-David Perdue Race

The Port of Savannah is one point of contention in a Georgia Republican primary runoff Tuesday in which 11-term Rep. Jack Kingston vies with businessman David Perdue for the party's Senate nomination.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government, US Governors, Sonny Perdue

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Boston.com

Pro-Gun Congressman's Staffer Arrested for Gun Possession

The press secretary for a pro-gun congressman from Pennsylvania was arrested Friday morning for allegedly having a gun while attempting to enter the nation's oldest congressional office building.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, The Washington Post Company

CBS News

Why Elizabeth Warren should run for president

JULY 08: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., attends a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in Dirksen titled The Role of Regulation in Shaping Equity Market Structure and Electronic Trading," July 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Hillary Clinton, Iowa, Newt Gingrich

Thu Jul 17, 2014

StreetsBlog.org

Republican Senators Threaten to Slow Extension With Backward Amendments

Just as it seemed like a transportation extension was on the fast track to passage , a Tea Party senator from Utah is gumming up the works - and the top Republican on the EPW Committee might have a plan to help him.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Flickr, Oklahoma

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John Devaney Set To Take Leadership Role at Perkins Coie | Downtown Moves

John Devaney, who will soon become the new managing partner of law firm Perkins Coie , has some big shoes to fill.

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Related Topix: Downtown (Washington, DC), Perkins Coie, Law

Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Pedro Ribeiro Leaves Gray for Obama, Will Be Replaced by Doxie McCoy

As Gray's chief spokesman heads to the Obama administration, Norton's former communications director takes his place.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, US News

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The Quick Guide to 'Best Intern Ever: How to Ace Your Capitol Hill Internship'

Interns are busy. Most everyone in D.C. is busy. But as longtime Hill Navigator readers may have noticed, this week we launched the first Roll Call e-book: Best Intern Ever: How to Ace Your Capitol Hill Internship .

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Washington Monthly

Senate Outlook: Still Cloudy, Despite GOP Triumphalism

Since I've spent some time here recently discussing the possible consequences of a Republican takeover of the Senate, it's a good time to mention that current polling of the key contests by no means makes that outcome a heavy probability.

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Bloomberg

Summer Jobs? Try a Marina

In a display that has the feel of a vital-signs monitor in some hospital ward, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a pretty healthy pulse of summer employment gains in certain industries.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Florida, OH

Mon Jul 14, 2014

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Priorities, Priorities: In D.C., Yoga More Expensive, Beer More Available

How's this for a city motto: Washington, D.C., where the yoga's expensive and the beer is easy! That might need a little work, but that's the gist of the fiscal 2015 D.C. spending plan that is on a glide path now that the D.C. Council has over-ridden Mayor Vincent Gray's veto of its $10.6 billion spending plan.

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Related Topix: Dc Yoga, Health Club, Vincent Gray, US Governors, Washington DC

Roll Call

Welcome to Energy Xtra

Welcome to Energy Xtra, the fifth Policy Pulse blog from CQ Roll Call, where we'll be covering the all-of-the-above energy debates on renewable generation, efficiency, electric reliability, infrastructure, nuclear developments, coal technology and implications of the ongoing oil and gas boom.

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Best Intern Ever: Hill Navigator E-Book Has Arrived

Just as a Capitol Hill office would not be complete without interns, Hill Navigator would not have a column without interns seeking advice about how to succeed in Washington.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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Supermoon Weekend: Send Us Your Photos

The first of the three 2014 " supermoons " will rise over the U.S. Capitol Saturday evening, providing a great opportunity to shoot some stunning photographs.

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Congress Trusts DOJ Report on Shooting of Unarmed Woman Outside Capitol

Capitol Police and other first responders stand outside of the Hart Senate Office building after the fatal shooting of Miriam Carey on Oct. 3, 2013.

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Related Topix: US News, Washington, DC

Bloomberg

Keystone Lobby Outguns Protesters

Opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline join the Cowboy and Indian Alliance in a rally in Washington, D.C., on April 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Florida, OH

CBS News

Kansas senator's longevity gives GOP foe opening

May 21: Sen. Pat Roberts, R-KS., during the Senate Finance Committee hearing on 'Internal Revenue Service Targeting Conservative Groups' on Capitol Hill in Washington,DC on May 20, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Kansas City, KS, Eric Cantor, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 10, 2014

MarketWatch

States may soon scale back construction projects as highway fight drags on

Washington's highway funding fight is dragging on and at least one analyst thinks it's possible states will have to start cutting back on some construction projects soon.

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Related Topix: US News

Bloomberg

by the Numbers: 2,384

Homes today are more than twice as big on average as in 1950, when houses averaged 983 square feet, according to the National Association of Home Builders .

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Florida, OH

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