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Tuesday | Reuters

California may have paid millions for fraudulent drug treatment: audit

A California program that covers addiction treatments for the poor may have paid $93.7 million in fraudulent claims, a state audit showed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, California Government, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Analysis: Congress can still do deals when it must

This April 1, 2014 file photo shows Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., the ranking member of the House Energy and Committee Committee, speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, George Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maxine Waters, Dave Camp, Republican, Tom Harkin, US Senate

The Washington Post

Analysis: Congress can still do deals when it must

This April 1, 2014 file photo shows Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., the ranking member of the House Energy and Committee Committee, speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, George Miller, Washington, DC, Dave Camp, Republican, John Dingell

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Roll Call

NRCC Names Four More 'Young Guns'

House Republicans rolled out another round of Young Guns , the party's designation for top-tier candidates in open and Democratic-held seats.

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

Baltimore Jewish Times

Is the GOP the pro-Israel party?

A new Pew Research Center poll showing Republicans more sympathetic than Democrats to Israel has Republican Jewish activists crowing and their Democratic counterparts questioning whether the poll gives an accurate picture of support for Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Palestinian Territories, Brad Sherman, US House of Representatives, Democrat

WLTP-AM Vienna

TV Execs Donate To Dem Lawmaker, Get Milli...

A single television station has been granted a significant exception to the Federal Communications Commission's upcoming broadcast spectrum overhaul - a station whose operators made joint campaign contributions to a key lawmaker with oversight authority over the FCC.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Messenger

PDSMM F tes Progressives, August 23

On August 23 the Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains will bid farewell to Henry Waxman with its annual Courage Award, presented by Sup.

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Related Topix: August, CA, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Journalism

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Uranium from mines still a threat to Navajos

Decades after America's Cold War, the Colorado Plateau remains scarred, poisoning and frightening a people who still live with the radioactive residue of 521 abandoned mines scattered across their reservation's 17.2 million acres.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Gray-Mountain, AZ, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Hill

Dems say people lose little pleasure when they quit smoking

Congressional Democrats say people don't enjoy cigarettes quite as much as the Food and Drug Administration thinks they do.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, US House of Representatives

Times Herald

CDC bioterror labs cited for security flaws in audits

Laboratories at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been repeatedly cited in private government audits for failing to properly secure potential bioterror agents such as anthrax and plague, and not training employees who work with them, according to "restricted" government watchdog reports obtained by USA TODAY.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Fred Upton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Washington Times

Democrat vying for Eric Cantora s seat has yet to file financial disclosure

Jack Trammell, the Democratic nominee to fill ousted Rep. Eric I. Cantor's seat in Virginia, has not yet filed personal financial disclosure forms, putting him on the wrong side of federal law and leaving voters in the dark about the college professor's income, investments and potential debts.

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

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The LookOut news

Santa Monica School Board Member Allen Ahead of Fluke in Fundraising

Two months after placing first in the June Primary for State Senate for District 26, Santa Monica School Board member Ben Allen is outpacing activist Sandra Fluke in the race to raise funds.

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

NewsBusters.org

Obamacare: HuffPo Writer Whines GOP Won't 'Fix' Law to ...

Jeffrey Young is a health care writer for the Huffington Post but you really have to wonder if he is posting his stories from Bizarro World.

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

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Daily Beast

The New Ager's $2M Congressional FlopBy David Freedlander

She counted celebrities, a healer, and a 'Child of God,' among her backers-but though Marianne Williamson spent the most, she only managed fourth in the race to succeed Henry Waxman.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, Pacific-Palisades, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Brentwood (Los Angeles, CA), Santa Monica, CA

Politico

Energy fight turns into money war

Reps. Frank Pallone of New Jersey and Anna Eshoo of California must demonstrate they have the policy chops to serve as ranking member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, but they are also angling to prove they could be a fundraising powerhouse.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US News, Mike Thompson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Eric Cantor, Republican

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Hill

Report: Part D premiums stay low despite fears of rising drug prices

Medicare Part D premiums are expected to stay pretty flat in the next few years, according to a new report, despite concerns with rising cost of specialty drugs.

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

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Hill

House Dems move to avoid cancellation of kids' insurance

Top House Democrats proposed legislation Thursday to prevent the expiration of healthcare coverage for 8 million children next year, when funding for a popular government program will expire unless lawmakers act.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Health Insurance, Health

SFGate

Third-party groups slam 'top two' primary again

While California's "top two" primary has been bad news for third-party election efforts, some of the advocates for independent candidates are sounding way too confident about how wonderfully well they might have done if only the old system were in place.

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

CBS News

There will be some "bumps" in Obamacare enrollment this year: Official

A top official at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services told House members Thursday that there will likely be more "bumps" next year in enrollment in the federal health exchange set up under Obamacare.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Marsha Blackburn, Democrat

Examiner.com

4 big lies the Republican party spreads about poverty and the food stamp program

Robert L. Woodson a Jr. has led Representative Paul Ryan on a tour of community-based anti-poverty programs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat

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