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Sunday Jul 20 | Philly.com

Area Votes in Congress

Temporary patch on highway fund. Voting 367-55, the House on Tuesday passed a bill to add $10.8 billion to the Highway Trust Fund so that it can finance ongoing road, bridge, and mass-transit projects through May 2015.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Joseph Pitts, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Fitzpatrick, Robert Brady, Democrat, Chaka Fattah

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Washington Blade

Obama pressured to omit religious exemption in LGBT order

President Barack Obama is being pressured to leave out a religious exemption in his upcoming LGBT executive order.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Democrat, Frank Pallone, US News, Employment / Labor Law, John Conyers

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Women's eNews

Campaign Ad Spending Rises as Obstacle to Women

Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a five-term congresswoman, seemed like a good bet to win the Democratic nomination and go on from there to become Pennsylvania's first female governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nursing, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Philly.com

Area Votes in Congress

Streamlined job training. Voting 415-6, the House on Wednesday sent President Obama a bipartisan bill to consolidate dozens of federal programs for job training, adult education and literacy education into a single, broad-based workforce program to be administered by the states as they see fit rather than by Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Robert Brady, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chaka Fattah, Joseph Pitts, Jim Gerlach, Republican, Michael Fitzpatrick

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Philly.com

Area Votes in Congress

Cross-border pipeline approvals. Voting 238-173, the House on Tuesday passed a bill to weaken environmental reviews of cross-border pipeline projects between the United States and Canada or Mexico.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Joseph Pitts, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Charles Dent, Robert Brady, Democrat, Chaka Fattah

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Kirkland Reporter

Sen. Murray advocates for Social Security and Mariage Equality Act

Today, one day before the anniversary of the historic Supreme Court ruling striking down Section 3 of DOMA, Sen. Patty Murray , Representatives Ron Kind , Allyson Schwartz and Elizabeth Esty were joined by advocates from Human Rights Campaign, Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders , National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Ron Kind, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health

Philadelphia Gay News

Windsor impact continues, one year later

The U.S. Supreme Court handed down its seminal decision on marriage equality on June 26, 2013 - and the full effect of the ruling continues to be realized one year later.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Kirkland Reporter

Sen. Murray advocates for Social Security and Mariage Equality Act

Today, one day before the anniversary of the historic Supreme Court ruling striking down Section 3 of DOMA, Sen. Patty Murray , Representatives Ron Kind , Allyson Schwartz and Elizabeth Esty were joined by advocates from Human Rights Campaign, Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders , National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Ron Kind, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Hill

Markos Moulitsas: Koch owned and operated

According to data compiled by OpenSecrets.org, Democratic Party committees, on both the federal and state levels, have dramatically outraised their Republican counterparts this cycle, bringing in $464 million to the GOP's $363 million.

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

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