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Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

Upstart challenges congressional veteran for House seat

Alaska's sole congressman, Don Young, has swatted away many challengers over the decades, and the longest-serving Republican in the U.S. House isn't looking to leave office anytime soon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alaska, Alaska Government, Representative Todd Young

Sat Aug 30, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Will three Pinellas "Young Guns" become a new GOP machine?

To anyone with a long memory in Pinellas County politics, there's a question worth asking about three young Republican state House candidates.

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Related Topix: US News, Pinellas County, FL, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Palm Harbor, FL, St. Petersburg, FL

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Small businesses aren't hurt by Walmart's presence, but its departure

A giant Mother's Day card addressed to Wal-Mart rests near the Canon House Office Building on Capitol Hill April 26, 2005 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), St. Petersburg, FL, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Aug 27, 2014

New York Daily News

Congress has spent $14M in campaign donations on dining out

From steakhouses to Dunkin' Donuts, representatives have been shelling out serious cash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, Greg Walden

Tue Aug 26, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Scott campaign, GOP paying big bucks for jet use

Gov. Rick Scott 's campaign and the Republican Party of Florida have paid more than $227,000 for use of the private jet that Scott also uses for official state travel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors, Wedding

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Central Ohio

Politicians' food tab takes $14.5M bite from donations

House members and candidates have spent at least $14.5 million of their donors' campaign contributions on food since Jan. 1, 2011, a USA TODAY analysis shows.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Greg Walden, us Travel, Travel

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Homer News

Begich to face Sullivan

A strong showing in Homer by Republican Party U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller surprised almost everybody - everybody except a spirited group of supporters on the lower Kenai Peninsula.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Homer, AK, Kenai, AK

Mon Aug 18, 2014

APRN

Rep. Young Introduces Fiancee to Church Crowd

Sunday was candidate day at Anchorage Baptist Temple. Congressman Don Young used the occasion to introduce his girlfriend, for the first time in public, as his fiancee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives

KTVN Reno

Nevada Group Begins Push for Gun Background Checks

A Nevada state senator, a church pastor, a former Las Vegas sheriff and a women's shelter official launched a signature-gathering drive to put a gun purchase background check initiative on the 2016 statewide ballot.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Brian Sandoval, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Clark County, NV

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Creative Loafing Tampa

Pinellas House candidates take their case to libertarians in Clearwater

Early voting for what will undoubtedly be a low turnout primary election began Saturday in Pinellas County, but one of the few intriguing primary races could be in the Democratic contest in House District 67 , where Shawna Vercher is competing against Steve Sarnoff and Thomas Ryan.  'We cannot run the third largest state in the country ... (more)

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Related Topix: Clearwater, FL, Pinellas County, FL, Largo, FL, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Education, School Vouchers

Fri Aug 08, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Florida Right to Life endorses Pinellas House member once labeled 'pro-abortion'

Republican state Rep. Kathleen Peters was endorsed this week by the anti-abortion group Florida Right to Life, which doesn't sound surprising on the surface.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Abortion, Florida

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Creative Loafing Tampa

Norm Roche tells voters to ignore the media in evaluating his race against Ed Hooper

It was Ed Hooper's 67th birthday on Tuesday, so who better to lead a rendition of 'Happy Birthday' to the Clearwater House Republican than Norm Roche? With his rich baritone voice leading the way, the sometimes controversial Pinellas County Commissioner was magnanimous in honoring his opponent in this month's District 2 Republican race for ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pinellas County, FL, St. Petersburg, FL

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