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8 hrs ago | Philly.com

Big political ad buys pouring millions into one Philly TV station

Political advertisers and candidates dropped more than $4.6 million at a single Philadelphia television station between April 2013 and June 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Pat Toomey, US Senate, Chris Christie, US Governors

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Philly.com

Area Votes in Congress

Voting 370-40, the House on Friday approved a measure to prevent President Obama from deploying U.S forces to a "sustained combat role" in Iraq without specific congressional approval.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

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

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