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Congressional Research Service Confirms Decline in Production on Federal Lands Under Obama

U.S. energy production is on the upswing despite a decline in exploration on public lands that critics claim is slowing the nation's economic progress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Signatures get tougher scrutiny on candidates' election petitions

Gov. Rick Snyder, left, is joined by, from right, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, state Republican Party Chairman Bobby Schostak, and his wife, Sue, as he submits signatures Thursday for his re-election.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Mike Rogers, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thaddeus McCotter, Candice Miller

Cybercast News Service

From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Clinton sought GOP support for health care

President Bill Clinton's advisers estimated early in his term that passing a health care overhaul would require a delicate balance of Democratic and Republican support, needing at least eight moderate Republicans in the Senate and 15 or more in the House to win approval, according to documents released Friday.

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat

The Hill

GM's problem problem

After hauling General Motors CEO Mary Barra to Capitol Hill, several members of the House and Senate told her they were outraged and mystified.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Washington Times

Obama taunts GOP, takes nationally televised victory lap on Obamacare

President Obama openly rebuked Republicans for their continued assault on his health care law in a televised victory lap Thursday, pointing to new data that show 8 million Americans have selected a private health plan through online exchanges and that millions more will be covered by Medicaid or their parents' insurance because of his overhaul.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Medicaid, Health, Republican, US House of Representatives

MLive.com

See who won the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 2014 High School Area Show

Roth's digital photograph, "Heard?" was the winner of the 2014 Michigan Sixth District Congressional Art Competition, Congressman Fred Upton , R-St.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, St. Joseph, MI, Education Etc.

The Hill

House Republicans press Sebelius on food stamp 'misuse' by states

Top House Republicans on Thursday pressed departing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to rein in what they see as food stamp cheating by state governments.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, Frank Lucas, Republican

Wed Apr 16, 2014

jdsupra.com

Energy & Environment Update

Senator Jeanne Shaheen said April 10 that her bipartisan energy efficiency package , could see floor time in May, after consideration of the minimum wage bill .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, Ron Wyden

Switched

Lyft Prepares To Fight Ride Share Regulation By Hiring GOP-Linked Lobbyists

The ride-sharing service Lyft has hired two well-connected Washington lobbying firms to help it fight a looming battle in Congress and the executive branch over how to regulate ride-share and private taxi services.

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

MLive.com

Upton challenger Paul Clements sets new record for Democratic fundraising in 6th district

Heading into the 2014 election season, Congressman Fred Upton's Democratic challenger announced that he has raised more money than any prior Democratic congressional candidate in Michigan's 6th district.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Western Michigan University, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission

Fox News

'We May Never Know' Critics: Census change hides ObamaCare impact

Not even the nation's official head-counter will be able to keep track of the comprehensive impact of ObamaCare, critics warn.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance

The Hill

Clock ticking fix to the Voting Rights Act

This is the first in a four-part, weekly series on voting in America. Time is running out for Congress to fix the Voting Rights Act.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, James Sensenbrenner, Representative Sean Duffy, John Lewis, Democrat, Steve Chabot

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Instapundit

'Litigious Weapon' Unchecked: GAO Finds No One's Keeping Tabs on Environmental Reviews

The Government Accountability Office found that sketchy data is being collected on lengthy and costly environmental reviews, with one administration critic saying the new report proves that the National Environmental Policy Act "has turned into a tool for delaying projects on federal lands."

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Environment, Science, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Doc Hastings, Howard McKeon

The Wichita Eagle

Ronnie Cummins and Stan Cox: Require labels on GM food

Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita, has introduced a bill – supported by the agriculture industry – to pre-empt states from passing mandatory labeling laws on genetically modified foods.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wichita, KS, us Travel, Travel, Agriculture, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

MLive.com

Michigan Delegation: See who's leading in Michigan in 2016...

Gert Hobson, front, and other supporters for former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton stand outside DeVos Place while she was scheduled to speak at Economic Club of Grand Rapids' annual dinner Monday, June 17, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Democrat, John Dingell, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Dave Camp, US Senate, Carl Levin

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Reports show GM engineer lied about switch

The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee released a list of fatalities linked to faulty ignition switches in Chevrolet Cobalts, Saturn Ions and similar cars.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

PC Magazine

GOP Moves to Block U.S. Domain Name Shift

A House committee OK'd a bill to stop the transfer of the domain name system away from the U.S. by up to a year.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Shimkus

Sunherald.com

a GM Engineera s Testimony Could Be Key in Assessing Companya s Behavior

The excerpts, among scores of documents released by a U.S. House committee, offer a stunning glimpse of what may be a pivotal issue in a Justice Department review of the company's conduct in failing to address the problem for nearly a decade.

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WHTC

Congressman Upton: Internet freedom, openness needed

Congressman Fred Upton of St. Joseph is joining with other lawmakers to work on preserving Internet freedom.

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

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