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Saturday Jul 26 | Grand Haven Tribune

Social Security spent $300M on 'IT boondoggle'

Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, McKinsey, Consulting, McKinsey & Company, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Jordan

Thu Jul 24, 2014

ITworld

US Social Security Administration spent nearly $300M on IT project 'boondoggle,' lawmakers say

The SSA may have also tried to temporarily keep a damaging report on the project secret, a House committee alleges The U.S. Social Security Administration has spent nearly US$300 million on a software system for processing disability claims that still isn't finished and has delivered limited useful functionality, according to an independent report ... (more)

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Related Topix: Representative Jim Jordan, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Darrell Issa

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NewsOK.com

More than $5 million made way into Republican race to replace Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn

James Lankford speaks to supporters after wining the GOP primary for the U.S. Senate at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Jim Inhofe, Oklahoma

The Town Talk

Social Security spent $300 million on 'IT boondoggle'

Six years ago, the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, McKinsey, Consulting, McKinsey & Company, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Jordan

Tue Jul 22, 2014

News Max

Rep. Lankford: 2008 Law Does Not Apply to All Underage Illegals

The 55,000 unaccompanied children who have flooded across the border in recent months aren't all subject to the 2008 law intended to protect young asylum-seekers, says Rep. James Lankford of Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cavuto, Entertainment, Television, George Bush, W.

Altus Times

SWORW announce 5th Annual Beans & Baskets keynote speaker1:53 pm | 0

The Southwest Oklahoma Republican Women are pleased to announce that Congressman James Lankford, candidate for U.S. Senate, will be the Keynote Speaker for their 5th Annual Beans and Baskets Fundraiser.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

InvestmentNews

Congressman explains why he's trying to stop SEC fiduciary rule

In his Oklahoma Senate campaign, Republican Rep. James Lankford said he doesn't hear from voters about raising investment advice standards for brokers.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Roll Call

Oklahoma Republicans to Obama: No More Child Migrants at Fort Sill

Seven Oklahoma Republicans, led by Sen. Inhofe, called for the administration to end its practice of detaining illegal immigrants at Fort Sill.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Fort Sill, OK, Frank Lucas, Tom Cole, Representative Jim Bridenstine

News Observer

Study: Record-low turnouts seen in some primaries

That perhaps is a sign of widespread apathy within both political parties ahead of November's midterm elections.

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

Switched

Major Spending On Elections Met With Total Apathy By Voters

More than half the states to hold primary elections so far have seen record-low turnouts, according to a nonpartisan survey of voter rolls released Monday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, US Senate, 2012 Presidential Election, Jeff Sessions, Washington, DC

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Roll Call

Megachurches Prove Mega-Influential in GOP Primaries

Collins, left, is a Georgia Republican and former senior pastor at his church. Already this year, three candidates with close ties to massive churches won decisive Republican primaries.

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Related Topix: Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Doug Collins, Ron Paul, Spencer Bachus

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Roll Call

An Earmark Revival? 'Suggestion' Earns Bipartisan Praise

Earmarks - money in authorization or appropriations bills that was targeted to benefit a specific congressional district or a particular project - were banned by the House in 2011.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Bill Shuster, Michael Burgess

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Washington Times

Latest immigration firestorm touches Oklahoma

As hundreds of immigrant children stay at a temporary shelter at the Fort Sill Army Post near Lawton, some Oklahoma leaders say they are concerned a broad agreement on the nation's immigration policy won't be reached this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, US Military, Fort Sill, US Army, Immigration Reform, Barack Obama

NH Insider

Cooler Heads Digest 11 July 2014

The Heartland Institute's 9th International Conference on Climate Change took place this week in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Department of Energy, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David McKinley, Ron Paul, Michael Burgess

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Tulsa Beacon

Vote for Kunzweiler and Strohm

Perhaps the most important choice will be the Republican race for Tulsa County District Attorney.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tulsa County, OK

The Atlantic

The Rise of the Fusion Republicans

In primaries across the country, the war between the GOP establishment and the Tea Party ended not in a surrender but a truce.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cory Gardner, Representative Tom Cotton

Daily Kos

House Rs Attached a Slew of Anti-Environment Amendments to Energy Approps. Which Dems Joined Them?

Yesterday, the House passed its latest appropriations bill, that on energy and water appropriations.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Department of Energy, Henry Cuellar, Democrat, Michael Burgess

Thu Jul 10, 2014

National Journal

The Next House Leadership Race Is Already Starting

At least, that's how Rep. Luke Messer of Indiana sees it. On Thursday, he confirmed he's already running to become the next chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee-the fifth-ranking position in party's leadership ladder.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Luke Messer, US News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Politico

Coburn leaves brasher peers in wake

When Tom Coburn came to the Senate in 2005, he was the sharpest thorn in the side of his Republican colleagues.

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Related Topix: US News, Tom Coburn, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Ted Cruz

Roll Call

Members in Waiting: Meet the 20 Candidates Headed to D.C.

Perhaps by design, and maybe because of circumstance, Jim Risch remains among the least recognized senators after almost six years on the job.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Senator Jim Risch, Republican, Mike Rounds, US Governors

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