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Yesterday | National Review Online

Michael Tanner: Piketty Gets It Wrong

To remedy this, he argues for a globally imposed wealth tax and a U.S. tax rate of 80 percent on incomes over $500,000 per year.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, George Miller, Social Security, Personal Finance

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott says he's running hard, 'ready for whatever may happen'

U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., hasn't faced a serious election race since the 1988 Democratic primary, has cruised to 13 terms in Congress and took 79.7 percent and 298,368 votes in winning a somewhat recast 7th District in 2012.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

My Edmonds

Edmonds 2010 Climate Change Action Plan: Where are we, four years later?

S ustainable Edmonds is hosting a presentation, "Climate Change in Edmonds: Reviewing our 2010 Edmonds Climate Action Plan Four Years Later" on Wednesday, April 30, from 6-9 p.m. at the Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave. Here's the background: In February 2010, the Edmonds Citizens Committee on the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oceanography, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, University of Washington

Tue Apr 15, 2014

INDOlink

U.S. Team's Meeting With BJP Leader Virtually Off

NEW DELHI: A meeting of a four-member U.S. Congressional delegation with a representative of BJP tomorrow has been virtually called off because of reservations of the party over interacting with two of its members as they had campaigned against giving visa to Narendra Modi.

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Related Topix: World News, India, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Travel, India Travel, Asia Travel

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Concord Monitor

Roll call for April 13

By a vote of 257 for and 159 against, the House on Wednesday failed to reach a two-thirds majority needed to pass a bipartisan bill that would exempt Americans abroad and foreigners working in the United States from the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, Chris Van Hollen, Representative John Yarmuth, Representative Cheri Bustos

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Raw Story

Democratic Rep. Jim McDermott blasts Paul Ryan budget: It's really his 2016 campaign ad

Rep. Jim McDermott called Republican colleague Paul Ryan out on his proposed budget plan on the House floor on Wednesday, saying Ryan's much-ballyhooed proposal was really just his way of declaring himself a candidate for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Patty Murray

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Hill

Bipartisan ObamaCare fix fails in House

The House on Wednesday rejected bipartisan legislation to exempt expatriates' insurance plans from the 2010 healthcare law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Representative John Carney, Devin Nunes, Republican

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Hill

Treasury unsure if it has authority to delay ObamaCare individual mandate

A Treasury official testified Tuesday that the department never analyzed whether it has the legal authority to delay the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate because officials concluded ahead of time that such a delay would harm individuals.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Kevin Brady, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Steve Chabot, Democrat

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Daily Kos

A Fair Map of Washington

After a visit to Washington over spring break, I wanted to try my best to draw a COI map of the state, which I don't believe I've seen drawn before.

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Related Topix: Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Democrat, Representative Derek Kilmer, Washington

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

IRS to victims of S.R. 530 slide: Take time to file your taxes

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service announced that individuals and families impacted by the Snohomish County mudslide have until Oct. 15 to file their tax returns.

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Related Topix: Tax, Snohomish County, WA, Darrington, WA, Oso, WA, Arlington, WA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Washington Times

House passes bill to change Obamacarea s workweek from 30 hours to 40

Eighteen House Democrats ignored President Obama's veto threat and helped Republicans pass a bill Thursday that rewrites the health care law to define full-time work as 40 hours per week - and not 30 - out of concern the current rules are forcing Americans to work fewer hours and earn less.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Representative Joe Donnelly, John Boehner, Republican, Representative Tim Griffin

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Obama delivers major disaster declaration for slide victims

Samantha Valencia, center, hugs her son Felipe Valencia during services at Saint John Vianney Mission in Darrington.

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Related Topix: Darrington, WA, Arlington, WA, Oso, WA, US Politics, US News, Rick Larsen, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene

Business Journal

As clock runs out on higher Medicaid rates, McDermott seeks solution

The Seattle Democrat drafted an amendment that he wants added to the budget that Rep. Paul Ryan , R-Wis., proposed this week.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Paul Ryan, Medicare

News Max

Patients, Doctors Decry Huge Medicare Appeals Backlog

The federal Medicare program is facing a backlog of some 357,000 cases in its appellate process, leaving medical providers and doctors waiting years to be paid for their services.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Medicine, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Medicaid

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

'Major disaster' designation sought for Snohomish County

President Obama should make a "major disaster" for slide-stricken Snohomish County, which would allow individuals to get assistance with housing, transportation, employment, counseling and legal services, Gov. Jay Inslee and five members of Washington's congressional delegation said in letters to the White House.

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Related Topix: Snohomish County, WA, US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Maria Cantwell, US Senate

Newswise

US Lawmakers Express Strong Support for AAPI's Legislative Agenda...

Physician Shortage, J-1 Visa Waiver Program, Immigration Reform, Permanent Fix to the Medicare SGR, Medical Liability Reform, Tuberculosis Prevention and Funding, and Support for the Nomination of Dr. Vivek H. Murthy as Surgeon General of the United States were part of the Legislative Agenda for 2014 discussed during the annual Legislative Day, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US News, Asian-American, Indian-American, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Times Bulletin

House OKs bill to stop cut to Medicare docs

Legislation to give doctors a yearlong reprieve from a looming 24 percent cut in their payments from Medicare overcame turbulence in the House on Thursday and appears on track to clear the Senate next week, possibly just hours before a Monday midnight deadline.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Frank Pallone

Kirkland Reporter

State delegation's statement on expansion of federal aid for Oso mudslide response

Today, the federal delegation representing Snohomish County released the following statement after President Obama approved Washington Governor Jay Inslee's request to expand federal aid for response efforts related to Saturday's mudslide in Oso, Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rick Larsen, Representative Suzan DelBene, Oso, WA, US Senate, Patty Murray

Thu Mar 27, 2014

KTVN Reno

House approves bill to stop cut to Medicare docs

The defining moment of a bizarre election season in the nation's capital wasn't provided by Mayor Vincent Gray or any of the seven Democrats trying to unseat him in next week's primary.

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Related Topix: Vincent Gray, US Governors, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chris Christie, Frank Pallone

Albany Times Union

House finalizing bill to stop cut to Medicare docs

In this Sept. 15, 2013, file photo, the U.S. Capitol dome is silhouetted by the sunrise.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, US Senate, John Boehner, Republican

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