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Yesterday | Cross Roads News

Bill seeks honor for historic church

Congress is exploring whether the historic West Hunter Street Baptist Church in Atlanta meets the criteria for designation in the National Park System.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Hank Johnson, Sanford Bishop, John Barrow

Yesterday | Daily Herald

A freshman Democrat's daring move

An astonishing thing just happened. A freshman Democrat dared to say no to the state's most powerful politician, Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Congressman Scott visits Valdosta to talk about Moody

Congressman Austin Scott toured Moody Air Force base Thursday and said he hopes to bring more missions and more planes to the base.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Austin Scott, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Valdosta, GA, US Military, US Air Force

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Sea legs: Rep. Scott finds success in second year

Now following the end of her second-ever legislative session as a state representative, she is learning that governing sometimes involves things like stress management.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, Small Business, Personal Finance

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Colorado Statesman

Termed-out Democrats discuss their legacies

Several Democrats will face term limits this year after many years of service, including Rep. Mark Ferrandino, the first openly gay speaker of the House, who believes that his rise to leadership oddly rested in part on the failure of a same-sex civil unions measure in 2012.

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Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, Representative Scott Tipton, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott

Sun Apr 13, 2014

River Cities' Reader

Botched Millionaire Tax Brings Benefits to Democrats

A long time ago I asked Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan why he never golfed at his golf-outing fundraisers.

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Related Topix: US News, Illinois, Illinois Government, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Representative Austin Scott, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WJPF-AM Carterville

Legislative Roundup - April 9

Michael Madigan's spokesman says the Illinois House speaker is withdrawing a plan to tax millionaires in the state.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Switched

We Can't Stop Watching These Congressmen Babble About Nothing

On Tuesday, the House Financial Services Committee held a three-and-a-half-hour hearing on financial fraud and consumer protection.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, 9, Representative Gabrielle Giffords

Wed Apr 09, 2014

SNL Financial

House bill aims to reauthorize CFTC with enhanced end-user protection

After several years and numerous hearings, a bill aimed at reauthorizing and revamping CFTC operations, as well as addressing outstanding end-user concerns, met approval from the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture on April 9. "It is a responsible and balanced bill that improves the efficiency and accountability of the CFTC, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, Frank Lucas, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Collin Peterson, Michael Conaway, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Norwalk Citizen News

Illinois House leader halts millionaire tax plan

An effort to tax Illinois millionaires is on hold after the state's powerful House speaker couldn't get enough votes to push his plan through the Democratic-controlled Legislature.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott

My FOX Chicago

Spokesman: Madigan halting Ill. millionaires tax

Steve Brown is the Chicago Democrat's spokesman. He said Wednesday that Madigan blames Republicans who wouldn't support the proposal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Robert Scott, Rahm Emanuel

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Congressman helps reduce District 11 unemployment

Staff / Noreen Cochran. From left, District 13 U.S. Rep. David Scott, D-Atlanta, and Georgia Department of Community Affairs spokeswoman Alison Tyrer at the congressional job fair in College Park.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Atlanta, GA, Georgia, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Bloomberg

CFTC's Dodd-Frank Oversight Curtailed in Bipartisan Legislation

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission would face limits on its ability to impose rules on derivatives traded overseas and on manufacturers that use swaps to hedge business risks under bipartisan congressional legislation setting the scope of the agency's powers.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Frank Lucas, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Conaway, Democrat, Collin Peterson

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

Scott Krug

State lawmakers claimed more than $1.1 million in reimbursement for working in the Capitol in 2013, a hefty increase from 2012 that was consistent with past non-election year amounts.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Dane County, WI, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Patch.com

Rep. David Scott's Job Fair Draws Almost 10,000 Job Seekers

Employers from Vinings-based Home Depot and Smyrna-based Glock, Inc., were among the more than 100 companies present at last week's jobs fair at the Georgia International Convention Center.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Home Depot, Retail, Household Products, Smyrna, GA, Representative Austin Scott, Republican

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Philly.com

Lead prosecutor in sting appears before ethics panel

The lead prosecutor in the undercover sting investigation spent nearly two hours behind closed doors Monday testifying before the House Committee on Ethics about the now-shuttered case that captured four Philadelphia legislators on tape accepting money.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

Congressman faces challenge from Democrat for seat

The race for the Democratic nomination for Georgia's 13th Congressional District in the May 20 primary finds incumbent David Scott facing a challenge from political newcomer Michael Owens of Mableton.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Mableton, GA, Startups, Cisco Systems

Sun Mar 23, 2014

NBC29

Rep. Scott to highlight health reform at Va clinic

U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott is visiting a clinic in Newport News on Monday to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act's enactment.

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

The Macon Telegraph

Autism coverage bill moves through Kansas House

The issue has been the topic of debate in the Statehouse for several sessions and is moving closer to reality.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Ruidoso News

Acequia stewards honored by Lincoln County commissioners

Members of some of Lincoln County's acequia associations that maintain irrigation ditches and distribute allotted water, received a resolution from the county commission recognizing the importance of the organizations.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, NM, Ruidoso, NM, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, Agriculture, Science

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