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7 hrs ago | RecordNET

Letters -- Published Aug. 21. 2014

In response to Michael Fitzgerald's Aug. 17 column on the water bond, one of the worst things Proposition 1 does is to spend taxpayer money to purchase water the citizens of California already own.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Jerry McNerney, California, Kern County, CA, Suicide, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Opinion

12 hrs ago | The Hill

Overnight Campaign: Gop establishment sets its fantasy Senate lineup

Establishment Republicans got every Senate candidate they wanted to win this primary election cycle.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Tea Party, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin

Mon Aug 18, 2014

SFGate

Central Valley Dems run from climate change

The Capitol Hill newspaper the Hill reported Monday that Democrats running for re-election in California's parched San Joaquin Valley are refusing to link the state's historic drought to climate change, despite the direct connection drawn by President Obama and his chief scientist, Stanford University physicist John Holdren .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Ami Bera, Democrat, Republican, Representative David Valadao, 2012 Presidential Election, California

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Hill

California Democrats in tight races balk at Obama climate talk

Voters don't hear the words "climate change" when Democrats in competitive races in California explain what's causing the worst drought in the state's history.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Ami Bera, Democrat, Republican, Representative David Valadao, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, California

Fri Aug 15, 2014

CaHSR Blog

Jeff Denham Trots Out the Circular Logic Again

It's really unfortunate that more members of the media don't call out people like Jeff Denham when they make misleading statements like this: Rep. Jeff Denham said that if California can't find $55 billion its high-speed rail project is a "pipe dream."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, California, California Government, California High-Speed Rail

Sat Aug 09, 2014

TwinCities

$11B later, high-speed rail is still inching along

High-speed rail was supposed to be President Barack Obama's signature transportation project, but despite the administration spending nearly $11 billion since 2009 to develop faster passenger trains, the projects have gone mostly nowhere, and the United States still lags far behind Europe and China.

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Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, OH, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Breitbart.com

La Raza Praises 11 House Republicans Who 'Stood with DREAMers'

La Raza, the Hispanic activist organization, praised 11 House Republicans who voted against the final border bills last week that prohibited President Barack Obama from using federal funds to enact temporary amnesty.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Mike Coffman, Representative Cory Gardner

The Honolulu Advertiser

High-speed rail inches along as Obama seeks new spending

WASHINGTON>> High-speed rail was supposed to be President Barack Obama's signature transportation project, but despite the administration's spending nearly $11 billion since 2009 to develop faster passenger trains, the projects have gone mostly nowhere and the United States still lags far behind Europe and China.

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Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Outside the Beltway

GOP Congressman: DREAMers Cannot Be Trusted To Serve In The Military

In addition to his comments that the Democratic Party was waging a "war on whites," Alabama Republican Congressman Mo Brooks also says that children of illegal immigrants should not be allowed in the U.S. military because they cannot be trusted to be loyal: Republican Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama says DREAMers should not be allowed to join our ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative Mo Brooks, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illegal Immigration, Conservative Political News

The Hill

GOP lawmaker: Don't allow people who came to US illegally in the military

Rep. Mo Brooks said young people who were brought to the United States illegally as children shouldn't be allowed to serve in the nation's military.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative Mo Brooks, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illegal Immigration

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Hill

Dems seize political opportunity in House border votes

The House Democratic campaign arm is running Spanish-language advertisements against GOP incumbents on immigration in the wake of votes on the border crisis.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Michael Grimm, Representative Mike Coffman, Representative Cory Gardner

Bellingham Herald

Democrats heat up political war on immigration.

The political war over immigration policy heated up Monday, as Democrats began running ads against six House of Representatives Republicans who represent districts where the issue appears to be crucial.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, Representative David Valadao

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Lucianne.com

House Passes Bill to Block Obama sPlanned Executive Amnesty

The House of Representatives voted Friday evening to pass a bill that blocks President Barack Obama from continuing or expanding executive amnesty via the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program or programs like it.The bill passed 216 to 192, with 11 Republicans voting against it and 4 Democrats voting for it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mario Diaz-Balart, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Representative Cory Gardner, Representative Mike Coffman

ThinkProgress

Queue Of Democrats Line Up On House Floor To Stand Up For Children At The Border

"I stand with those children at the border and I stand for due process," Rep. Al Green said on the House floor Friday morning, evoking the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "I don't stand for a fast track adjudication that mimics due process and makes a mockery of justice.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Al Green, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Tom Cole, Illegal Immigration

Breitbart.com

Day 2: House Republicans Come Back with Tougher Border Bill Proposals

A news story about the "shining" Scalise operation said it was savvy enough to go over the heads of lawmakers who "can't be convinced."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher, Joe Barton, Representative Raul Labrador

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Ted Cruz doesna t care if John Boehner hates him. He likes it.

No, he hasn't announced it yet. But, if you can tell a man by his actions, then expect to see Cruz in Iowa a LOT more over the next year or two.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Business News

Politico

House moves toward border vote

House Republicans were sprinting to the finish line Thursday to secure every last vote to pass an emergency funding measure to address the humanitarian crisis on the southern border in a dramatic and chaotic final day of the summer session.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Smith, Trent Franks

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Politico

Drought relief talks heat up -- Court sides with COOL, again -- NCBA: House bill would rein in ESA

DROUGHT RELIEF TALKS HEAT UP: "Senate and House staff are working furiously to reach compromises on two bills that take widely different approaches to address the drought crippling farmers and ranchers in California and other western states," Pro Agriculture's Bill Tomson reports.

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Related Topix: Cool, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Dianne Feinstein, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Agriculture, Science

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Hill

McCarthy predicts Senate flip, House GOP gains

Incoming House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has high hopes for the GOP come November, predicting a two to 12 seat gain in the House and an 80 percent chance of the Senate flipping.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Representative Cory Gardner, Representative David Valadao, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Mitt Romney

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Hill

GOP wants to show it can govern

House Republicans want to use their final week in Washington before the August recess to send a signal that they are ready to govern.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Tom Latham, Representative Adam Kinzinger, Kay Granger

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