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6 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Clyburn announces State Medicaid Expansion Caucus

U.S. Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., has teamed up with two other Congressmen to push for their states to accept Medicaid expansion.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, James Clyburn, Democrat, Medicaid, Health, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, South Carolina

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Healthcare: Courts split on O-Care subsidies

ObamaCare's premium subsidies were put at risk Tuesday as two appeals courts delivered conflicting rulings about whether they are legal in 36 states.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Johnny Isakson, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Jeff Mann, Vernon Jones gear up for DeKalb sheriff runoff battle

On one side of town stands the low-key lawman Jeff Mann , riding into the July 22 election on the saddle of incumbency, and with a large lead in the primary vote thanks to support from the county's political establishment and the new, predominantly white cities in North DeKalb.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Lithonia, GA, Dekalb County, GA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Politico

Halbig ruling could affect exchange subsidies for 7.3 million...

HALBIG: WHAT'S AT STAKE The federal appeals court in D.C. could issue a decision today in yet another highly watched Obamacare lawsuit, this one questioning whether insurance premium subsidies can be awarded through federal-run exchanges.

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Related Topix: Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Pete Sessions, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Sanford Bishop, Democrat, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Cross Roads News

Eligibility for mortgage assistance extended

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson says the eligibility requirements have been expanded from 18 to 24 months for homeowners who are unemployed or underemployed through no fault of their own, and those who have suffered a medical hardship, a death in the family or a military hardship also can qualify for assistance.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Georgia, Foreclosures

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 7/2/14: Georgia delays drug testing for some food stamp, welfare recipients

Georgia is postponing the enforcement of a new law that requires some welfare recipients to take a drug test.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Dekalb County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Mon Jun 30, 2014

News Max

Blacks Press Sen. Cochran to Repay the Favor

Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran is under pressure from Democratic black leaders to return the favor to black voters who helped the Republican win this month's GOP primary runoff.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, Emanuel Cleaver

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Hill

Rangel wrangled in potential ethics probe?

Potential ethics violations involving Rep. Charlie Rangel threaten to steal his spotlight after a hard-fought primary win earlier in the week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Gregory Meeks, Democrat, Donald Payne, Emanuel Cleaver, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, Representative Marcia Fudge

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Cross Roads News

Congress must act to bolster Voting Rights Act

"Throwing out preclearance when it has worked and is continuing to work to stop discriminatory changes is like throwing away your umbrella in a rainstorm because you are not getting wet."

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Politics, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Communications Workers of America

AT&T, DirectTV Face Congressional Hearing Double Header

In back-to-back congressional hearings on Tuesday, the CEOs of AT&T and DirecTV explained to lawmakers how their merger would benefit workers and consumers.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Directv, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Hill

Stronger union could be key in AT&T merger

AT&T's $49 billion plan to buy DirecTV could strengthen the company's union, a move that is getting Democratic nods of approval on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Directv, US Politics, US News, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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