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7 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm to visit Charleston

The event, organized by the Charleston County Democratic Party, is an annual gathering that drew more than 300 people in 2013, with Congressman Elijah Cummings as the featured speaker.

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Related Topix: Jennifer Granholm, US Governors, Charleston, SC, Charleston County, SC, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Aug 29, 2014

ThinkProgress

5 Members Of Congress Who Oppose National Monuments But Love To Pose For Photos In Them

If it's August, there's a good chance you'll spot Members of Congress outside, celebrating a new wildlife refuge they helped create, pushing for the expansion of a wilderness area in their district, exploring America's newest national monument , or encouraging people to visit the national parks in their state.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Representative Chris Stewart, Utah, Alcee Hastings, Democrat

Washington Post

Obama proposes 1 percent pay raise for federal workers in 2015

President Obama on Friday proposed raising federal civilian and military pay by 1 percent across the board next year, signaling that he wants to give the workers a salary bump but prevent the rates from automatically rising higher under the law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, James Moran, Representative Gerald Connolly, Democrat

Government Executive

As Todd Park Becomes Top Tech Recruiter, What's Next for CTO Role?

When Todd Park was asked in 2009 to become the Department of Health and Human Services' first chief technology officer, he wasn't looking for a government job.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, California, California Government, Barack Obama, Democrat

Thu Aug 28, 2014

TwinCities

Democrats wary of extending Benghazi probe

A House Republican-led investigation of the 2012 terrorist attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, will extend well into next year, and possibly beyond, raising concerns among Democrats that Republicans are trying to damage Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential prospects.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hillary Clinton, Democrat

McKnightsonline.com

Congressman requests briefing on nursing home five-star rating system

A leader in Congress has called for an evaluation of the nursing home five-star rating system in light of a recent New York Times article .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Medicaid, Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CBS News

Rep. Darrell Issa invites Kathleen Sebelius, Hilda Solis to testify

Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa strikes the gavel at the beginning a House Oversight Committee hearing January 16, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Hilda Solis, Democrat

Tue Aug 26, 2014

NewsBusters.org

Chris Matthews Plots Strategy With Dems on How to Use Ferguson Unrest for Midterms

It's not surprising that MSNBC's Chris Matthews would frame the racial unrest in Ferguson through a political lens.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Government Executive

Issa Attacks Labor Department's Elevator Posters, PR Contests

The top House Republican oversight chief has blasted the Labor Department for "frivolously" spending tax dollars on public relations contests, inspirational elevator posters and a trip to a New York awards ceremony.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat, Tom Coburn, US Senate

Stars and Stripes

Hiring preference for vets should be simplii ed

That's the takeaway from a Merit Systems Protection Board report released this week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Republican, Darrell Issa

Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

While President Obama dithers, Congress needs to act against ISIS. House and Senate leaders should reconvene Congress this week and take the unprecedented step of authorizing military action against ISIS for President Obama's signature.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Terrorism, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Hill

Civil rights leaders push Obama for mandatory racial bias training

A long list of civil rights leaders and black Democrats on Monday urged President Obama to make policy changes aimed at improving relations between local law enforcement and racial minorities.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law, John Lewis, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

News Max

Democratic Leaders, Candidates Shifting Away From Obama

Democratic leaders are starting to "go rogue," by defying the federal government on immigration, social, policy and more, as approval ratings for their party's leader, President Barack Obama, spiral downward, Politico reported .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Drugs, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Gavin Newsom

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Roll Call

Gowdy Hires Top Lawyer for Benghazi Committee

After an extended period of quiet , the special committee for investigating the attacks in Benghazi may be readying for action.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Politico

Black caucus stumps where Obama can't

Southern Democrats in tight Senate races want to energize the black vote without relying on the nation's highest profile black politician: President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, US House of Representatives, Ferguson, MO, Representative Marcia Fudge

Daily Kos

TANF is Now Old Enough for TANF to Stop Caring About Its Well-Being

On August 22, 1994, twenty years ago to the day from yesterday, President Bill Clinton signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, known as "welfare reform."

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Kerry, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Richard Neal, US House of Representatives, Steny Hoyer, John Dingell

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Russia Taday

Cyber attack on government contractor exposes undercover agents

Multiple undercover investigators had their personal data exposed to hackers after a cyber attack struck a key contractor of the Department of Homeland Security in early August.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Social Security, Personal Finance, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Aug 21, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Gowdy hires retired Army 3-star for Benghazi probe

The former top lawyer for the Army will be chief counsel for Republicans on the House committee investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya.

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

The Washington Post

Vetsa preference for federal jobs confusing

Joe Davidson writes the Federal Diary, a column about the federal workplace that celebrated its 80th birthday in November 2012.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Republican, Darrell Issa

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Washington Times

News could give agencies clues about federal contractors

The White House is urging contracting officers at agencies across the federal government to review news coverage as they vet companies competing for federal contracts.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tom Coburn, US Senate, Republican

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