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Jun 22, 2014 | Daily World

Scalise's fast rise means political clout

Steve Scalise's election to a key leadership post among House Republicans gives Louisiana the kind of high-profile influence it hasn't seen in that body since Robert Livingston was in line for the speaker's post 15 years ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Cedric Richmond, Richard Baker, Democrat, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate

Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Advocate

Scalise's fast rise means political clout for La.

In a Thursday, June 19, 2014, file photo, Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., who leads a conservative faction of lawmakers in the Republican Study Committee, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, after the House Republican Conference elected him to be the new House majority whip, replacing current whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., who was ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Richard Baker, Representative Bill Cassidy, Representative Cedric Richmond, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, US Senate

Wed Jun 18, 2014

The Nation

Steve Scalise's Network of Fossil Fuel Lobbyists Stand to Gain

Eric Cantor's surprise defeat in the Republican primary, and subsequent decision to step down as majority leader, has set off a scramble within his party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Representative Peter Roskam, Representative Marlin Stutzman, Environmental Law, Law

Fri May 30, 2014

Roll Call

Cantor Spends $1 Million, Koch Contributes

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., reported spending over $1 million during April and three weeks in May, prior to his upcoming primary on June 10th.

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

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