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57 min ago | Hypebot

Top Pandora Execs Donate To Anti-Gay, Anti-Abortion Congressmen

Pandora founder Tim Westergren, its CEO and half of the company's board of directors have made campaign donations to several powerful anti-gay marriage, anti-abortion Republican Congressman.

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Related Topix: Pandora, Gay/Lesbian, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Billboard

Pandora CEO Tim Westergren's Political Donations Show...

Founder of Pandora Tim Westergren speaks onstage during Pandora Presents Celine Dion at The Edison Ballroom on October 29, 2013 in New York City.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Orrin Hatch, US Senate

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Townhall

Paul Ryan Advocates for Criminal Justice Reform in Anti-Poverty Proposal

Thursday, Rep. Paul Ryan released his 73-page "discussion draft" outlining specific approaches to reshape how the federal government combats poverty.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Washington Examiner

White House: 'Prominent' Republicans want to impeach Obama

The White House Friday stood behind its assertions that Republicans seriously want to impeach President Obama , even though House Speaker John Boehner , R-Ohio, has repeatedly dismissed the possibility.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Stockman, Representative Blake Farenthold, Representative Kerry Bentivolio

TheBlaze.com

House committee slaps White House for ignoring subpoena

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Friday passed a resolution rejecting an assertion that the top White House political official is immune from testifying before Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Trey Gowdy

OpenSecrets

Casinos Chip In On Bill to Ban Online Gaming

Billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson, who is fighting to ban online gaming, has already exceeded political spending limits that were in place before April's Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, US House of Representatives, Las Vegas Sands, Gaming

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Paul Ryan Backs Sentencing Reform As a Way of 'Expanding Opportunity in America'

Today House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled proposals aimed at "Expanding Opportunity in America" that include "commonsense criminal-justice reform."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Prison, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Rand Paul

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Free Republic

As the hard drive turns: Lois Lerner’s on again, off again, scratchy

Which brings us to her infamous hard drive crash. Recall that the new IRS Commissioner first told Congress that all of Lerner's emails were recoverable and would be provided to investigating committees.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Gowdy, Dave Camp

Deseret News

Border crisis presents cruelty's many sides

Immigrants who have been detained while crossing the border are housed inside the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas, Tuesday July 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: McAllen, TX, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Bush, W.

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Roll Call

Chaffetz on Oversight: More Results, Less Confrontation

Chaffetz, R-Utah, would be among only a handful of House members who have earned a full chairmanship in less than five terms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Mica, Michael Turner, John Boehner, Elijah Cummings, Democrat

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Daily Caller

Bob Costa: 'Don't rule out Romney' for 2016

One of the best-sourced reporters in Washington says you shouldn't rule out Mitt Romney to make a third run for the presidency in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Washington Post, Publishing, Chris Christie, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily Caller

Time for the Government to Stop Picking Winners and Losers in the Marketplace

You don't have to be an economist to know that Main Street retailers are struggling.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Conservative Political News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Deseret News

Unaccompanied children from Central America head 'north' as ...

Legislation introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, intended to stop the surge of children and families from Central America entering the United States illegally may place them at greater risk, local advocates for at-risk children say.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Family, Kids, Salt Lake City, UT, Bob Goodlatte

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Column: Subpoena-happy Darrell Issa

The California Republican is one summons away from issuing his 100th subpoena since becoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee in 2011 - all of them without a committee vote and the vast majority without the concurrence of the committee's ranking Democrat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Henry Waxman, Tom Davis, Democrat, Edolphus Towns, Opinion

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah's Chaffetz: Fight border surge with faster deportations

It's the Utah Republican's reaction to the growing humanitarian crisis fueled by violence in Central American countries and rumors that these children will be permitted to legally enter the country if they make it to the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Barack Obama

National Review Online

Feds Grant Asylum to 65 Percent of Immigrant Kids Immediately

Federal immigration officials have granted asylum immediately upon request to 65 percent of the unaccompanied children who have arrived at the border in fiscal year 2014, according to House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte who wants any border crisis legislation that passes to contain measures cracking down on asylum fraud.

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

News Max

Rep. Jason Chaffetz: Get Petraeus Probe Moving Again

The silence from the Obama administration on the status of the investigation into former CIA director Gen.

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sunherald.com

Love outraises Owens in Utah 4th District race

Love, the former mayor of Saratoga Springs, collected almost $746,900 from April through June, while attorney Owens brought in about $161,600.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Chris Stewart, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Sundance Film Festival, Utah, 2012 Presidential Election

Roll Call

Carter, Goodlatte Put Down Their Own Markers to Solve Border Crisis

The specially appointed House GOP border surge working group make more conservative revisions to current immigration law than many of their peers on either side of the aisle would prefer.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Robert Aderholt, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jack Kingston, Illegal Immigration, Kay Granger

Denver Post

Milbank: Subpoena-happy Darrell Issa

House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., left, confering with Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 8. The California Republican is one summons away from issuing his 100th subpoena since becoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee in 2011 -- all of them without a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Dan Burton, Tom Davis, Opinion

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