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Tuesday | The Huffington Post

Phyllis Schlafly Claims Women Paid The Same As Men Won't Find Husbands

Days after Senate Republicans unanimously blocked a vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act, Phyllis Schlafly, founder of "pro-family" organization Eagle Forum, claimed that providing women with equal pay for equal work would deter their chances of finding a "suitable mate" in a Christian Post op-ed published Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Representative Michele Bachmann, Virginia Foxx

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CNN

Tax-writing lawmakers' tax issues

Indiana Republican Rep. Todd Young had to pay $1,500 in tax penalties after a mortgage escrow mix up.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Todd Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Reed, Paul Ryan, Representative Vern Buchanan

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Washington Times

Obama hails Sebelius, pivots to Sylvia Mathews Burwell to clean up troubled Obamacare

President Obama hailed departing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius as a tireless leader who turned around the troubled rollout of his sweeping health care law, one week after he failed to mention her in cheering 7 million sign-ups under the overhaul.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Kansas Government, Kansas, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sunshine State News

Curt Clawson's Ties to Child Molester Embattle Republicans in CD 19

With less than two weeks to go until the primary, the race to replace former U.S. Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fla., is now turning to one Republican hopeful's ties to a convicted child molester.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, Representative Ann Wagner, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Roll Call

House Republican Women Endorse in Florida Special Primary

The two women leading the effort to support female candidates in Republican primaries endorsed Florida Senate Majority Leader Lizbeth Benacquisto in the special election to replace former Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fla.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, Representative Ann Wagner, Tennessee

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Alabama Live

Congressman Byrne slams Planned Parenthood on House floor, seeks to cut funding

U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, delivers a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, attacking Planned Parenthood.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, Non-Profit, Jack Kingston

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Alexander Offers Modifications On Blackburn Walking Horse Bill

Senator Lamar Alexander joined with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Rand Paul to introduce legislation in the U.S. Senate today that Senator Alexander said would "preserve the century-old tradition of the Tennessee Walking Horse while ending the contemptible practice of the illegal soring of horses."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, John Duncan, Representative David Roe

Mon Mar 31, 2014

WebCPA

AICPA Backs Education Tax Credits Simplification

The American Institute of CPAs has written to lawmakers on the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee supporting their efforts to simplify the array of education tax credits available to students while suggesting several reforms of its own.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Danny Davis, Democrat, Dave Camp

Roll Call

Members of Congress Buying and Selling Stocks

Members of Congress continue to report their periodic stock transactions as required by the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act.

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Related Topix: US News, Plum, Software, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, US House of Representatives, Representative John Delaney, Financial Services, CapitalSource, Republican

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Health: Gop again accuses Sebelius of misleading O-Care testimony

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Tuesday saying she had been "evasive and perhaps misleading" in her testimony before the committee earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicare, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa

The Hill

House to move bill to erode mandate?

The Republican author of a bill to dramatically weaken ObamaCare's birth-control mandate hinted Tuesday that the legislation could see a floor vote in the coming months.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News

Tue Mar 18, 2014

The Chronicle of Mt. Juliet

Rep. Black files for re-election

Recently, U.S. Congressman Diane Black turned in her qualifying petition for reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives; officially launching her 2014 Congressional campaign.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Hill

GOP lawmaker: ObamaCare rule helps insurers, not consumers

An ObamaCare rule change is drawing fire from a Republican lawmaker who says it will raise profits for insurance companies and hike executive pay.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Insurance

Daily Kos

Conservative advice: The best way to run against abortion is to lie about it

Republicans aren't usually this honest about what they want their candidates to do, but this sums up the real intent of all those "rebranding" efforts: "We, of course, want to make abortion illegal," said S.E. Cupp, a conservative commentator and co-host on CNN's Crossfire.

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Related Topix: US News, Abortion, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Barack Obama

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