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16 hrs ago | SFGate

Oakland airport workers trained to spot sex traffickers

TSA workers waited for the instruction to begin at Oakland International airport Tuesday April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, US Politics, US News, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Apr 14, 2014

SFGate

CA lawmakers target e-cigs

California lawmakers called Monday for the Food and Drug Administration to regulate electronic cigarettes, especially the marketing of the nicotine devices to young people.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Republican, Darrell Issa, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing

ThinkProgress

Lawmakers Want College Rankings To Reflect How Schools Are Handling Sexual Assault

A group of lawmakers is pressuring U.S. News & World Report to update its influential college ranking system to indicate which universities have come under fire for failing to adequately handle sexual assault cases on campus.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dartmouth College, Liberal Political News

New York Daily News

America's perpetual adolescence

The last couple of weeks were spent at Beth Israel Hospital, flat on my back and getting all kinds of tests that led to what is known as an oblation, then finishing my hospital run with a stent inserted in my wrist.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Darrell Issa, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free Republic

Government Can't Say No

The Social Security Disability Insurance program is in big trouble. In 2016, the program's trust fund is expected to run out of money.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Hill

Union threatens retribution for House Dems opposing Keystone

A top building trades union is launching a midterm-election assault on House Democrats who oppose construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Kerry, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Zoe Lofgren

The Huffington Post

U.S. News & World Report Pressed To Include Campus Safety In College Rankings

A group of lawmakers sent a letter to U.S. News & World Report this week urging the magazine to include information about campus safety in its highly influential college rankings.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ted Poe, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Meehan, Activism, Democrat, Barbara Lee

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Hill

House Dems urge Obama to quickly declassify CIA report

Forty House Democrats are urging President Obama to quickly declassify portions of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the government's use of enhanced interrogation techniques.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, Anna Eshoo, Sam Farr, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat

Free Republic

Speier: Lois Lerner Just a 'Mid-Level Bureaucrat' ...

Today is not about Lois Lerner or the alleged inappropriate tactics she may have employed," Rep. Jackie Speier told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Government Executive

Could Social Media Help Catch Abuse of Disability Benefits?

For years, a rock musician collected federal benefits from Social Security Disability Insurance.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Startups, Facebook, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

KQED

Rep. Jackie Speier Calls for Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training - for Congress

Rep. Jackie Speier, a Peninsula Democrat with a long history of trying to combat sexual misconduct in the military, says it's time for the House of Representative to turn its attention to repeated episodes of ugly, harassing behavior among its own members.

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

Politico

the New Gop.Gov - 'Kissing Congressman' scandal grows -...

HUDDLE FIRST LOOK: THE NEW GOP.GOV -- House Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers this morning will roll out a revamped website for House Republicans the first redesign since 2010.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John Ensign, Democrat

The Washington Post

McAllister skips votes for second day

Rep. Vance McAllister celebrates with his family and supporters after winning his congressional seat last year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, Democrat, Sports

Tue Apr 08, 2014

KMVT Twin Falls

California Representative Jackie Speier Reacts To Vance Mcallister Kissing Video

California Representative Jackie Speier says she'll introduce a bill to require all House members and House staffers to take sexual harassment training every two years.

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

Politico

Speier calls for harassment training

A House Democrat is calling for mandatory sexual harassment training for lawmakers after revelations that a House Republican was caught on tape in a romantic embrace with a now-ex-aide.

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

Washington Times

Disability fraud piles up as Social Security ties judges' hands: lawmakers

Two Social Security judges may have approved thousands of bogus disability claims but the agency has never reviewed those judges' cases to try to weed out the fraudulent ones, according to two lawmakers who are demanding major changes.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Pentagona s a revolving doora database found lacking

The database was required under a 2008 law passed by Congress because of concerns about a "revolving door" between the Defense Department and private industry, as well as potential conflicts of interest created when top brass seek jobs with companies that do work for the government.

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Related Topix: 9, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Daily Tribune

Be aware but not informed about military sexual assault

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, and the Pentagon wants troops and civilians alike to know that it takes the issue seriously.

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

Examiner.com

Anti-gun congresswoman wants to make Yee's alleged crimes 'more illegal'

Rep. Jackie Speier, who discovered that a 'gun control' advocate's disgrace can be used to justify more 'gun control' Rep. Jackie Speier, who discovered that a 'gun control' advocate's disgrace can be used to justify more 'gun control' For most of the forcible citizen disarmament zealots, the indictment of California State Senator and Hero of "Gun ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Groong

AAA: Samantha Power Questioned About Kessab, Syria by Rep. Schiff

PRESS RELEASE April 3, 2014 ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY OF AMERICA Contact: Taniel Koushakjian Email: taniel@aaainc.org Phone: 393-3434 Web: www.aaainc.org U.S. AMBASSADOR TO U.N. SAMANTHA POWER QUESTIONED ABOUT KESSAB, SYRIA BY REP.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Republican, Representative Michael Grimm

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