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7 hrs ago | The LookOut news

Cancer Survivor Hopes to Represent Santa Monica in Sacramento

Running for public office is not the biggest challenge Santa Monica resident Barbi Appelquist has faced.

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Related Topix: Santa Monica, CA, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

11 hrs ago | InvestorIdeas.com

Do the Math: Ram Selvaraju on the Appeal of Biotechs in Orphan Diseases

April 22, 2014 To cast a spotlight on disruptive biotechnology stocks, Raghuram "Ram" Selvaraju of Aegis Capital Corp. taps his experience as a molecular biologist, preclinical investigator and sellside analyst.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Biotech, Financial Markets, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Gilead Sciences, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Oncology

23 hrs ago | Daily Record

Christie, lawmakers enemies of the environment

As we celebrate today we need to look back at the Earth Day 40 years ago. The year 1974 was one of the most important years in environmental protection.

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Related Topix: Activism, Representative Leonard Lance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Miller, Democrat, Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Roll Call

Republican Marks First TV Foray in Hollywood House Race

A Republican candidate in the crowded race to replace Rep. Henry A. Waxman, D-Calif., went on the air Monday with the first television spot of the ultra-competitive contest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Los Angeles, CA, Alpha Epsilon Pi, Student Society, Fraternities

Newsday

Should the US regulate e-cigarettes?

Electronic cigarettes, which some say are a safer alternative to smoking or a first step to quitting, are under fire.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Marketing, Food and Drug Administration, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine

Roll Call

Ranking Member Fundraising Battle: Pallone Gets Cash From Tech, Health Care Industries

Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. received donations from health care groups and technology giants, and gave money to more than a dozen fellow Democrats, including some in vulnerable seats, a new filing for his leadership political action committee shows.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Anna Eshoo, Representative Ami Bera, Representative Raul Ruiz

Home Channel News

A Lumberman in D.C.

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association convention was held in Washington DC on March 31 thru April 2 I was in attendance with my fun and beautiful wife Melinda Ganahl.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, George Miller, Gary Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tony Cardenas, Democrat, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate

Politico

Wackiest '14 political videos

It's only April, but already voters across the country have seen their share of unusual campaign videos.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, US Governors, Sarah Palin

Sat Apr 19, 2014

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

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

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