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Monday | Bloomberg

Capital in the 21st Century:' Too Big to Tweet

In that extended conversation about "The Great Gatsby Curve," the fact that income distribution in modern-day American roughly equals the way money was held in 1928, Thomas Piketty hasn't yet become the household tweet that political leaders favor lately.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CNN

House lawmakers push back on Ukraine aid

The White House is not going far enough in sending aid to Ukraine, say top Republicans and Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee in a letter to President Obama that was obtained by CNN.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat

Tue Apr 15, 2014

It's My Mind

Sun-Times: State Rep. admits to FBI he screwed up over bribe

Here's the sad thing about this story . In 2012, not long after his arrest the Illinois House of Representatives voted to expell Derrick Smith from that chamber.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Apr 14, 2014

HeraldNet

In Our View/Encouraging the next generation: The difference of nonprofits

In 2003, a 25-year-old named Clint Borgen decided to become a lobbyist for the world's poor.

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Related Topix: US News, Non-Profit, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Amazon, Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Daily Caller

GOP Reps press DHS on the agency's release of criminal aliens

U.S. President Barack Obama announces Jeh Johnson to be his nominee for Secretary of Homeland Security, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, October 18, 2013.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Lamar Smith, Bob Goodlatte

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Air Force Times

Korb on pay and benefits reform: Inaction carries heavy cost

I am proud to be one of the 23 million living American men and women who have earned the title of veteran by serving our country in the nation's armed forces.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Pension, Personal Finance, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Time

Speak Softly and Carry a Big Twig

Archimedes had geopolitics about right when he declared "Give me a place to stand, and I will move the Earth."

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Related Topix: US News, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Senate, John McCain, Republican

National Public Radio

Dems Call GOP-Led Benghazi Probe 'Witch Hunt'

House Democrats on Wednesday demanded an end to a Republican-led investigation into the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, calling the probe a partisan "witch hunt."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Elijah Cummings

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Lawmakers want voters to decide on Obamacare access

More than 200,000 people have fallen into what they're calling the "Jindal Gap" and do not have access to healthcare.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Health Insurance, Health

Fri Apr 04, 2014

U.S. Naval Institute

Lawmakers Question Utility of Pentagon's Quadrennial Defense Review

Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr., vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Christine E. Wormuth, deputy undersecretary of defense for strategy, plans and force development, testify before the House Armed Services Committee on the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review in Washington, D.C., April 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US News, US Politics, Howard McKeon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mac Thornberry, Democrat

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Huffington Post

Darrell Issa, Charged With Reining In Wasteful Spending, May Be Biggest Offender

One of the main purposes of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is to root out waste and duplication in government spending.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat, Hillary Clinton, Howard McKeon

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Free Republic

God and Jesus, Politics and Government

Is God a Democrat? A Republican? Was Jesus a conservative, liberal, socialist, or libertarian? Those are jarring questions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Politico

Mike Rogers to retire, heading to radio - Hagel heads to Asia

MIKE ROGERS TO RETIRE, HEADING TO RADIO, via POLITICO's John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman: " Michigan Rep. Mike Rogers is not seeking re-election to Congress, ending a 14-year career in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Michigan, Democrat, US Military, Malmstrom Air Force Base, US Air Force

American Legion Magazine

Dellinger goes to Capitol Hill

Sen. James Inhofe, R-OKla., speaks with National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger , Legion Legislative Director Louis Celli and National Security Commission Chairman Mike Schlee.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, James Inhofe, Joe Wilson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, South Korea, World News

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Vets demand action to address suicide spike in their ranks

Former Marine Cpl. Tyler Tannahill left his home in Overland Park, Kan., to spend this week lobbying lawmakers in Washington to honor four fellow Marines who served alongside him in Iraq and Afghanistan but who took their own lives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Navy, Life, Veteran Affairs, National Mall, US National Parks

Seattle Times

Adam Smith calls for halt to Republican "witch hunt" over Benghazi

The political spectacle over the Benghazi investigations has cost the Pentagons millions of dollars - and the tab shows no sign of ending soon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat, Eastlake (Seattle, WA)

Washington Times

Rep. Adam Smith shoots down Sept. 11th conspiracy theory about WTC 7

The ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee brushed aside the notion Thursday that the World Trade Center 7 building was brought down by "controlled demolition" in the Sept.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Terrorism

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Pentagon says Benghazi probes cost millions

This Sept, 14, 2012 file photo shows a Libyan military guard standing in front of one of the U.S. Consulate's burnt out buildings during the visit of President Mohammed el-Megarif, to the U.S. Consulate to express sympathy for the death of the American ambassador, Chris Stevens and his colleagues in the deadly attack on the Consulate.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hillary Clinton

Seattle Weekly

The Origins and Aims of the Northwest Detention Center Hunger Strike

Mexican-born Jose Moreno was headed to Tukwila in the rainy, early morning of February 24 to get fingerprinted for a visa application that might allow him to stay in this country.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Tukwila, WA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Daily Gazette

Where voters finally got it right

In August 2012, Smith, a Chicago Democrat, became one of the few Illinois House members to ever be expelled by his fellow members.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government

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