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9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Who Is On The Democratic Bench?

Without meaning to inflame anyone, let's assume that Hillary Clinton will be the next Democratic presidential nominee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US House of Representatives, Martin O'Malley

22 hrs ago | News Max

Tax Inversions Emerge as Issue for 2014 Midterm Elections

A new battlefield is emerging in midterm House and Senate races - tax inversions, in which U.S. companies merge with smaller overseas corporations to avoid U.S. corporate tax bills, The Wall Street Journal reported .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lucianne.com

Rep. Van Hollen: LegalizingIllegals Will Reduce the Deficit

When asked whether legalizing illegal immigrants would help unemployed Americans, Rep. Chris Van Hollen responded by pointing to testimony from the director of the Congressional Budget Office that Van Hollen said indicated enactment of the Senate immigration bill would "reduce the deficit and increase long-term economic growth."

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

Stars and Stripes

House members say war budget should not be 'slush fund'

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said Thursday, July 17, 2014, that lawmakers must "carefully budget for our wartime needs," and perhaps increase the base funding for DOD, if necessary, adding that contingency funds should not be used as a "slush fund."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Scott Garrett

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Switched

Finally, Signs of Momentum on Corporate Inversions

First it was Pfizer. Now it's Walgreens . These and a growing list of companies have made headlines as they consider shifting their headquarters overseas -- so-called corporate "inversions" -- so they can avoid paying taxes on past and future profits .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Harry Reid, Republican, Chuck Grassley

National Journal

Looking to Fund A Clean Energy Project? You Need A Green Bank.

New state-run investment funds could create a real marketplace for alternative energy projects--and bring down costs for all of us.

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Related Topix: Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WebCPA

Treasury Secretary Lew Hopes to Prevent Further Corporation Inversion Tax Deals

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said comprehensive tax reform would be the best way to prevent further corporate inversions, but called on Congress to pass legislation to stem the tide of corporations merging with other companies overseas in order to cut their taxes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Sander Levin, Carl Levin

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Congressman Chris Van Hollen Weighs In On The Border Crisis

Congressman Chris Van Hollen joins WBAL's Maryland Morning News show to express his take on the border crisis and the possibility that illegal children will be moved to a facility in Westminster.

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

The Baltimore Sun

Carroll's revealing 'illeagle' graffiti [Editorial]

Our view: A spray painted message exposes the political heart of the furor over undocumented minors crossing the southern border Maryland State Police have classified anti-immigration graffiti spray-painted July 13, 2014, on the former Army Reserve Center in Westminster, Md., as a hate crime.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, Westminster, MD, Immigration Reform, Carroll County, MD, Westminster (Washington, DC), Opinion

Stars and Stripes

Fort Detrick VA clinic sees satisfied patients

FREDERICK, Md. - At the front desk of Fort Detrick's health care clinic for veterans, a handful of blank feedback cards, reading "Thanks for a job well done," wait for patients' compliments.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Medicine, Life, Veteran Affairs, Representative John Delaney, Martinsburg, WV

Common Dreams

Progressive Demand: "Robust, Long-Term" Transportation Funding

The House is scheduled to begin debate Tuesday on a short-term patch to get past an election-season crisis on federal transportation funding, but the Campaign for America's Future sent a letter to members of Congress today calling on them to "quickly renew robust, long-term funding for the Highway Trust Fund."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Liberal Political News

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Nevada Appeal

John Bullis: When can we expect tax reform?

With Congress all tied up and failing to agree on almost anything, I wonder when we can expect Congress to reform our tax laws.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US House of Representatives

WTOP-FM Washington

Van Hollen seeks striking Facebook photo, voter interaction

Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen is offering some of his prime Facebook real estate to the person who captures a striking photograph of his Eighth Congressional District .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Startups, Facebook, Maryland

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Harris: Westminster Army Reserve Center No Longer Considered For Housing Immigrants

Following objections from Carroll County officials and some Westminster residents, the Department of Heath and Human Services has decided not to use a former Army Reserve Center in Westminster to temporarily house some of the thousands of undocumented children and teenagers coming to the U.S. at the Mexican border.

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Related Topix: Carroll County, MD, Westminster, MD, US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Opposition building against housing immigrant children in Md.

CONTEMPLATING COMING HERE ILLEGALLY INTO THE SOUTH TEXAS IS WE WILL SEND YOU BACK.

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

The Baltimore Sun

Harris opposes Carroll County immigrant shelter

Rep. Andy Harris, the state's sole Republican in Congress, vowed Friday to use his position on the House Appropriations Committee to block any effort by the federal government to set up a shelter for immigrant children in Carroll County.

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Related Topix: Carroll County, MD, US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Westminster, MD, Democrat

World Magazine

The never-ending war on poverty

President Lyndon Johnson stood before Congress and declared a "war on poverty" in January 1964.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Roger Williams, Texas, Representative Todd Rokita, Democrat

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Rock on: Fort Reno concerts will take place in 2014 after all

After announcing its cancellation last week, Fort Reno organizer Amanda MacKaye said the popular free rock concerts will go on as planned beginning July 7, the outcome of a Monday meeting between MacKaye and National Park Service officials.

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Related Topix: Tenleytown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Sports

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Not so fast, the Fort Reno concert series could still happen

A source close to the situation tells WTOP the National Park Service will meet next week with the concert permit holder to find a reasonable solution.

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

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Gansler absent as Brown praises Dem rivals at unity conference

Democrat Anthony G. Brown took the stage at a Democratic unity event Thursday night and planted a kiss squarely on his former political rival, Del.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative John Delaney, Montgomery County, MD, Takoma Park, MD, Baltimore, MD

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