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Friday Jul 25 | Daily Kos

Tennessee Democrats, Let's Talk: It's Time to Kick That Crossover Voting Habit

As in other places, the Volunteer State's open primary can be a blessing or a curse---which one it will be for the 2014 mid-terms depends upon the ability of Tennessee's progressive voters to resist the urge to hedge their bets and stack the Republican ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Marsha Blackburn, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Tennessee

Friday Jul 25 | Roll Call

Bipartisan Health Bills: Medical Leave, Congressional Plans and Chronic Care Coverage

Despite bitter congressional wrangling over the health care overhaul law and health spending priorities, several bills introduced this week suggest there is some bipartisan consensus on health care issues.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Senator Angus King

Friday Jul 25 | The Hill

Debunking the bad science on abortion and women's health

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on the Women's Health Protection Act , a bill that would prevent unnecessary restrictions on abortions and abortion providers.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Breast Cancer

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WebCPA

House Passes Student Tax Credit Simplification Bill

The bill, known as the Student and Family Tax Simplification Act, would consolidate the Hope Credit, the American Opportunity Tax Credit, the Lifetime Learning Credit, and the tuition deduction into a single, expanded American Opportunity Tax Credit.

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Related Topix: SourceMedia, Tax, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dave Camp, Democrat, Sander Levin

Bloomberg

School Tax Breaks Get House Support as Democrats Object

The House of Representatives voted to expand and simplify tax breaks for education as Republicans continue to pass piecemeal tax bills while Congress is deadlocked on broader changes to the U.S. tax code.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Lloyd Doggett, Danny Davis

WLUK-TV Green Bay

House votes to simplify education tax breaks

The House passed a bill Thursday that would simplify a complicated patchwork of tax breaks for higher education but would exclude many graduate students.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Tax Foundation

New Bill Doesn't Address the Fundamental Issue with Higher Education Tax Credits

The House Committee on Ways and Means amended the Student and Family Tax Simplification Act last Thursday and has issued a comprehensive report on the bill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Danny Davis, Democrat, Country, Tax

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Slate

Here's How Republicans Are Blaming the Damage From the Obamacare Lawsuit on Democrats

In a conference call today, while going over the meaning of the Halbig v. Burwell decision, the Cato Institute's health care freedom fighter Michael Cannon drained the national strategic chutzpah reserve.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Representative Jim Bridenstine

Mon Jul 21, 2014

FreedomWorks

Happening on the Hill: 21 July, 2014

Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Brett Guthrie, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Lynn Jenkins, Representative Matt Salmon, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Black, Tennessee tea party split on key voteBlack, Tennessee tea...

Black, Tennessee tea party split on key vote Gallatin Republican running for third term is facing several challengers Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/politics/elections/2014/07/18/black-tennessee-tea-party-split-key-vote/12866939/ The Gallatin resident, now running for a third term in the 6th ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Tennessee

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Switched

Dave Brat Hires Same GOP Firm Doing Immigration Work For Mark Zuckerberg

Dave Brat, the insurgent who knocked off Eric Cantor with a hardline anti-immigration message, has hired the GOP firm that does pro-immigration reform messaging for Mark Zuckerberg's FWD.us , sources familiar with the arrangement told HuffPost.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, John Boehner

Wed Jul 16, 2014

DFW Catholic

Women speak out against 'extreme' abortion bill

Washington D.C., Jul 16, 2014 / 05:02 pm .- A federal bill to remove almost all abortion regulations is drawing strong opposition from critics who say that it would be devastating to health and safety of both women and their children.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Media Research Center

Rep. Ann Wagner on Media: Conservative Women - Fight 3 Times as Hard' To - Have Voices Heard'

It's the packaging - not the message - that must change for conservatives reach more women - or so a panel of congresswomen agreed last week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Ann Wagner, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Marsha Blackburn, Representative Renee Ellmers, Representative Kristi Noem

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Media Matters for America

Fox Hides Harmful Effects Of State Attacks On Women's Choice

Fox News ran a dishonest report on a proposed bill to prohibit states from imposing unusually burdensome regulations on abortion clinics, hiding the harmful effects that the barrage of onerous state restrictions on abortion have had on access to abortion.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Republican, US House of Representatives

Free Republic

Wow: Rep. Blackburn Shows Ultrasound Pic of Her Grandson To Testify Against Abortion Bill

Representative Marsha Blackburn brought a picture of her grandson to Capitol Hill today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Abortion, Women's Health, Health, Senator Tammy Baldwin, US Senate

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Outside the Beltway

Republicans Still Don't Know How To Communicate With Female Voters

It's no secret that the Republican Party has a problem with women voters in general, and younger single women in particular.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers, Todd Akin, Rush Limbaugh, Conservative Political News

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Washington Examiner

The Republican plan to change the 'war on women' narrative needs work

A group of conservative women, mostly members of the Republican Study Committee, met Friday to discuss issues facing women today and how the GOP can better explain how its policies could help.

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Related Topix: Marilyn Musgrave, US Politics, US News, Representative Kristi Noem, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers, Todd Akin

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Metropulse.com

A High Wire Act: Quiet Speaker Well Positioned After Haslam, But Next Four Years Will Be a Challenge

House Speaker Beth Harwell was first elected to the Legislature in 1988. No other current House member has served longer.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Zach Wamp, Bill Haslam, US Governors, US Senate, Bob Corker

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Roll Call

Republicans Circulate List of Top Female House Candidates

The end of primary season is nigh, and Republicans are now optimistic their slate of House candidates will yield a net gain of female members in the conference after November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Ann Wagner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michele Bachmann, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative Nan Hayworth

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Tennessee's congressional Republicans praise Hobby Lobby ruling

Congressional Republicans from Tennessee celebrated a Supreme Court ruling Monday that privately held companies can deny health insurance coverage for contraception methods that violate their owners' religious beliefs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Representative Scott DesJarlais

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