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Pro Report: Hagel says ISIL 'beyond anything that we've seen' -...
BREAKING: HAGEL SAYS ISIL 'BEYOND ANYTHING THAT WE'VE SEEN': Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said today that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant poses a greater terrorism threat than Al Qaeda, and is as sophisticated and well-funded as any previous terror group.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Kansas Chamber endorses Wichita Republican who opposed chamber-backed bills
The Kansas Chamber of Commerce has endorsed the only Wichita Republican to vote against a school finance bill that also carried education reforms backed by the chamber.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
In Pennsylvania's Legislature, the grab goes on
DOES THE FACT that the Legislature runs a shameless system of doling out daily expenses encourage abuse of tax dollars and help line the pockets of pols? Last week, Pabst updated a piece he broadcast in February about former state Rep. Jim Wansacz, a Democrat from Lackawanna County, the Scranton area.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Tennesseea s Scott DesJarlais: The best politician in Congress
He may not be the most interesting man in the world or for that matter in Congress.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
FEC Solutions Hosts Policy Makers, Regulators On Iowa Renewable Fuels Assn Biofuels Tour
FEC SOLUTIONS HOSTS POLICY MAKERS, REGULATORS ON IOWA RENEWABLE FUELS ASSN BIOFUELS TOUR Aug. 15, 2014 Source: FEC Solutions news release FEC Solutions hosted 20 Washington, D.C., policymakers and regulators at their research and development laboratory and processing facility in Des Moines this morning for a firsthand look at the renewable fuels ... (more)
Thu Aug 14, 2014
On Common Ground News
Ready to lead new caucus focusing on expanding Medicaid
As co-chair of the new State Medicaid Expansion Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives, I look forward to leading an ongoing dialogue on the how important expanding Medicaid is for Georgia and the entire country.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Congress on board with Obama's Iraq plans
Flash Flood Watch issued August 12 at 2:46PM MDT expiring August 14 at 6:00AM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, San Miguel Flash Flood Watch issued August 12 at 2:46PM MDT expiring August 14 at 6:00AM MDT in ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Portsmouth defense contractor welcomes Rep. Scott
The Newport News Democrat spent part of the afternoon touring W&O Premier, a defense contractor in Portsmouth that manufactures components for Navy ships, including the nuclear-powered aircraft carriers built and maintained at Newport News Shipbuilding , not far from where the congressman lives.
Iraq isn't Syria: Congress on board this time
Little of the impassioned debate that fractured lawmakers last year over possible military intervention in Syria is happening now as American war planes strike extremist targets in Iraq.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT
U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, who has been battered by a series of scandals, is locked in a razor-thin battle to hang onto his seat in Tennessee's Republican primary.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Thomasville Times Enterprise
Rep. Scott visits THS & Scholars Academy
Congressman Austin Scott, U.S. representative for Georgia's Eighth Congressional District, visited Thursday with Thomasville High School and Scholars Academy - where he talked with students and school administration about the schools' technology and achievements, while addressing various questions presented by students.
Wamp, Fleischmann Contest Highlights Election Day Ballot
Voters go to the polls today with an effort by Weston Wamp to unseat Third District Rep. Chuck Fleischmann getting much of the attention.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
The State of The Republicans
Being a Democrat in Idaho is tough, but try being a Republican - a dyed-in-the-wool, elephantine political animal, steeped in what was once affectionately known as the Grand Ol' Party.
5 things to know in Tenn. primaries
The U.S. Senate primary has brought some of the sharpest duels. Tea party-backed candidate Joe Carr is seeking to upset Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander, who appears to have a clear edge but certainly cannot ignore the unexpected tea party gains in other states.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Thoughts On The Dean/Tidwell Race - And Response
I follow politics fairly close and try to keep up with what is going on. There's really not many surprises in politics when you stop to think about it.
House GOP Candidate 'Open' To Impeaching Obama
Tennessee state Sen. Jim Tracy , who is challenging U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais in the state's Aug. 7 GOP primary, told the Times Free Press on Saturday that he is "open" to impeaching President Barack Obama.
Honda drops off a most vulnerable...
Roll Call, a top Washington, D.C., political site, on Tuesday moved the veteran Democrat off its where he's languished since May. Back then, the site said Honda "is worse off than he was six months ago and momentum has shifted away from him" to fellow Democrat Ro Khanna, who "has forced Honda to go on defense."
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Congressman Scott: Clayton MARTA vote could revive Macon to Atlanta commuter line
Congressman David Scott says the MARTA vote in Clayton County could be the boost talks about commuter rail from Macon to Atlanta.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Dad Says New Medical Marijuana Bill Isn't Enough
Earlier this week, Congressman Scott Perry, R - Pennsylvania, filed a bill that would remove therapeutic hemp and cannabidiol, also known as CBD, from the definition of marijuana under federal law.
Highway Funding Gets a Short Term Patch
The search for a way to continue to pay for road construction and transit projects came down to the wire last night, and in the end, the House and Senate agreed on a $10.6 billion short term funding measure that will keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent through May, 2015.