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14 hrs ago | New York Post

Current Congress might be history's worst at passing laws

The current Congress is on track to be the worst ever at passing laws since modern record-keeping began, with three of its lawmakers failing to introduce a single bill, The Post has learned.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, James Clyburn, Democrat, Representative Tim Scott

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Nashville Scene

The Front of the Book: Sheila Barnett, Lenda Sherrell, Citizen Barrett and More

Sheila Barnett : On the cover this week is the story of Sheila Barnett, a single mother of two whose been in legal limbo for three years, facing charges of neglecting a child she didn't know.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Robert "Bobby'' Scott, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Patch.com

Dirt Turns and Ground Breaks Officially on State Route 92

The City of Douglasville will host an official ground breaking ceremony Friday August 29, 2014, at 10:30am, for the long anticipated start of construction on the State Route 92 Relocation Project.

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Related Topix: Douglasville, GA, Douglas County, GA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Aug 25, 2014

ABC News

Primary Challenger Concedes to US Rep. DesJarlais

The Republican state senator who challenged scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais conceded his 38-vote primary loss to the incumbent on Monday, saying he decided not to challenge the results.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Democrat, Robert Scott, Tennessee, Lincoln Davis

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Politico

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.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, Barbara Lee, Anna Eshoo

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.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Philly.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, Lackawanna County, PA, Scranton, PA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Washington Times

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Representative Diane Black, Lincoln Davis, Democrat, Robert Scott

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Agri Marketing

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)

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Related Topix: Tom Latham, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chuck Grassley, Steve King, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Mike McIntyre

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.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, John Lewis, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Ohio

Wed Aug 13, 2014

TheDenverChannel

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)

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Related Topix: US News, Natural Disasters, Flood, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, Barack Obama, US Senate

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.

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

KCTV5

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, Barack Obama, US Senate, John Boehner, Republican

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Democrat, Robert Scott

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, Representative Austin Scott, Republican, Georgia, Georgia Government, US Governors, Sonny Perdue

Chattanoogan.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chattanooga, TN, Democrat, Robert Scott

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Boise Weekly

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Raul Labrador, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Walt Minnick, Democrat, Idaho, Robert Scott

WFAA-TV Dallas

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Democrat, Robert Scott, Tennessee Government, Tennessee

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

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.

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

Switched

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Diane Black, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Democrat, Robert Scott, Barack Obama, US Senate

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