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9 hrs ago | MLive.com

Michigan Delegation: 5 facts from campaign finance reports; nobody really seems to like Congress

Good Sunday morning and happy Easter. It was a busy week, with taxes and campaign finance reports being due.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Government Executive

More Than 15,000 Federal Employees Make at Least $200K

Most of the discussion of pay for federal employees in recent months and years has been about insufficient or non-existent raises, pay gaps and budget shortfalls.

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Related Topix: Personnel Management, Human Resources, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Gosar, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Walter Jones, Representative Pete Olson

Roll Call

House Republicans Add Two to Incumbent Protection Program

The National Republican Congressional Committee added Wednesday two more members to the ranks of its incumbent protection program: Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Walberg, Representative Steve Southerland, Representative Michael Grimm, Representative Rodney Davis

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WLUC-TV Negaunee

Benishek visits local dairy farm

Agriculture is a large industry in Northern Michigan, and U.S. representative Dan Benishek understands its importance.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michigan

The Washington Post

Conservative lawmakers oppose IRS bonuses

A group of House conservatives is pushing to cut off bonuses for the Internal Revenue Service division that targeted advocacy groups during the past two election cycles based on their names and policy positions.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Gosar, Representative Pete Olson, Representative Steve Stockman

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WLUC-TV Negaunee

New tax base helps make school improvements possible

Two years ago, the possibility of closure, and the loss of 25 jobs, was very real at Republic Michigamme Schools.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Tears, Angry Accusations Mark Hearing On Delayed VA Care, Deaths

A bi-partisan group of lawmakers lashed out at officials from the Veterans Affairs Department on Wednesday, accusing the agency of allowing veterans to die from delayed or absent medical care at its facilities and stonewalling a follow-up congressional inquiry.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, Representative Jackie Walorski, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeff Miller, Representative Julia Brownley, Democrat

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

VA officials grilled on Capitol Hill regarding hospital backlog

In November, we showed you how 44-year-old Barry Coates' delay in care allowed his cancerous tumor to grow for more than a year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jackie Walorski, Medicine

Sun Apr 06, 2014

MLive.com

Michigan Delegation: Congressional clout takes another hit with Dave Camp retirement, rebuilding already underway

In this Oct. 5, 2013, file photo, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp , R-Mich., arrives at the House of Representatives during the government shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Fred Upton, Mike Rogers, Candice Miller, Representative Bill Huizenga

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Roll Call

Congressmen and Staffers Get a Taste of Michigan

Staffers and members of Congress found out Wednesday as they sampled Vanilla Java Porter from Atwater Brewery in Detroit at the 5th Annual Taste of Michigan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michigan, Michigan Government

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Daily Kos

Giving Cover to a Tea-Partier

On March 26, 2014 Dan Benishek voted for HR 1459 which is written in a manner that will eliminate the ability of any President to designate National Monuments and Wilderness Areas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US National Parks, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Examiner.com

President Obama signs act designating Michigan acreage as wilderness

Every once in a while, even in this period of continuous legislative gridlock, a bill or an act finds its way through the 113th Congress and onto President Obama's desk.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Carl Levin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, US National Parks, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

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