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5 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Congressional report: e-cigarette makers targeting youth

An investigation by Democratic members of Congress into the marketing practices of electronic cigarette companies found that major producers are targeting young people by giving away samples at music and sporting events and running radio and television advertisements during youth-oriented programs.

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Related Topix: Marketing, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

9 hrs ago | Ventura County Star

Scrutiny grows over marketing of e-cigarettes

In response to a congressional study last week that found makers of electronic cigarettes are marketing to minors in the absence of federal regulation, Ventura County Public Health Officer Dr. Robert Levin said he hopes they will soon be treated like any other tobacco product.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Healthcare Law, Law, Ventura County, CA, US News, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Kos

LA Kossacks meet David Kanuth

David is one of 18 candidates . I wrote about this district last week. It's Congressman Henry Waxman's old district.

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

National Journal

Tobacco Lobby Opens a New Playbook for E-Cigarettes

One e-cigarette maker markets a flavor called "Congress," with a website displaying a photo of the Capitol and describing the taste as "refined tobacco."

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Related Topix: US News, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Elizabeth Esty, Barbara Boxer, US Senate

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Power Line

Whitehouse and Waxman Still Demagoguing Keystone

If you are a regular reader, you know the story: six months ago, a fringe left-wing group put out a silly report that tried to tie Koch Industries to the Keystone Pipeline.

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Related Topix: Koch Industries, Energy, Oil & Gas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Conservative Political News

The LookOut news

Candidates in Santa Monica Congressional District Release Finance Report

The race to replace retiring U.S. Congressman Henry Waxman will be a very expensive one, according to the latest contribution filings released by the candidates and the Federal Election Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Los Angeles, CA

Baltimore Jewish Times

A Seder is not enough

The hungry, like the poor, have always been with us. At our Seders this week we declared, "Let all who are hungry come and eat."

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

MarketWatch

First female president (not who you think)?

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is a sleeper to watch in the Republican presidential campaign, according to an article in Slate.

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Related Topix: Susana Martinez, US Governors, Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Democrat

Roll Call

'Desperate Housewives,' Spielberg Donate in L.A. Race

Actress Marcia Cross, seen at a 2008 Capitol Hill press conference about breast cancer, is among the stars donating in California's 33rd District race.

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Related Topix: Marcia Cross, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Los Angeles, CA, Beverly Hills, CA

Knowledge@Wharton

Sovaldi: Who's to Blame for the $1,000 a Day Cure?

When Foster City, Calif.-based Gilead Sciences was developing its hepatitis C treatment, Sovaldi, the medical community was wowed by the 90% cure rate the drug racked up in clinical trials.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Hepatitis, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Health, Startups

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Hill

Dems press Kerry on Keystone: Face 'reality of climate change'

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. Henry Waxman on Wednesday urged Secretary of State John Kerry to face the "reality of climate change" and reject the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, US House of Representatives

My FOX Chicago

Kirk will campaign for Oberweis in Senate race

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says he'll now campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis, weeks after saying he wouldn't actively campaign for the dairy magnate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Dick Durbin

The Tribune-Democrat

E-Cigarettes target youth with festivals, lawmakers say

The findings, in a survey released Monday by members of Congress, should prod U.S. regulators to curb the industry, the lawmakers said.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Food and Drug Administration, Altria Group, Tobacco, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Marketing

The Hill

'Borat' actor endorses Brent Roske's bid for congress

The actor, who may be best known for his naked wrestling match with Sacha Baron Cohen in the 2006 comedy, was among the revelers aboard a private yacht at the producer and House hopeful's "Candidate Regatta" last weekend in the Golden State.

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Related Topix: Sacha Baron Cohen, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

Marianne Williamson Stumps in Marina del Rey

Marianne Williamson, who is seeking to represent Southern California's wealthiest congressional district, took her campaign to Marina del Rey today, pushing a platform that takes aim at money's influence on politics.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Marina del Rey (Marina del Rey, CA), Beverly Hills, CA, Fox Interactive Media

Daily Kos

Progressive Ticket Vote: CA-33

Who do you, the Daily Kos community, think should represent The Progressive Ticket in the CA 33rd House District elections? The Progressive Ticket is a crowdsourced list of political candidates who the Dailykos Community at large support for their respective elections.

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

ThinkProgress

'Major Breakthrough' In Hepatitis C Treatment Is Way Too Expensive For Anyone To Afford

Solvadi, a new drug that can help combat hepatitis C, is being hailed as a " turning point " in the treatment of the liver disease.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Health, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Startups, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Frank Pallone, Diana DeGette

CNN

Keystone will worsen climate change

Editor's note: Sheldon Whitehouse is a U.S. Democratic senator from Rhode Island, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and chairman of the Committee's Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Ballot Access News

First Debate for California's 33rd U.S. House District Invites only Democratic Candidates

One of the most interesting U.S. House races in California in 2014 is the 33rd, where incumbent Henry Waxman is not running for re-election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pacific-Palisades, CA

Roll Call

Ban on E-Cig Sales, Marketing to Children Pushed by Durbin, Waxman

Senate Majority Whip Richard J. Durbin of Illinois and House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry A. Waxman of California want the Obama administration to regulate e-cigarette products the same way as traditional tobacco products.

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Related Topix: Marketing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

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