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Saturday Aug 16 | HeraldNet

GOP nominates Mark Harmsworth to fill Hope seat

A Mill Creek councilman vying for an open state House seat won strong backing from local Republicans last week, as elections officials prepared to finalize results from the Aug. 5 primary .

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Related Topix: US News, Mill Creek, WA, Lake Stevens, WA, US Politics, Rick Larsen, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene

Tue Aug 05, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Africa: Kerry At Agoa Meeting in Washington

SECRETARY KERRY: Well, President Kim, Jim, thank you very, very much for your welcome.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington, World News, Africa

HeraldNet

Decision, decisions: Get ballots in today

Tuesday is Election Day with voters set to decide the fate of a sales tax hike in Monroe and how to narrow the field in contests for seats in the state Legislature and Congress.

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Related Topix: Monroe, WA, US News, Snohomish County, WA, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Rick Larsen

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Rep. McDermott: ACA Supporters Being Driven Back by 'Huns'CNS

Speaking at an event hosted by the Physicians for a National Health Program - Western Washington last month, Rep. Jim McDermott said the Affordable Care Act was "in the 'trying everything else' phase," and compared those who supported it to the Normandy invasion during Operation Overlord.

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

State Department

Press Releases: Remarks at the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Ministerial

Well, President Kim, Jim, thank you very, very much for your welcome. Welcome to all of you here, and I appreciate your the substance of your comments.

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

Sun Aug 03, 2014

HeraldNet

With only 14 percent of ballots in, apathy is winning the primary

At stake are decisions that could increase the price of products in Monroe, affect the debate on school funding in Olympia and test the power of incumbents in Congress.

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Related Topix: Monroe, WA, US News, Olympia, WA, Snohomish County, WA, US Politics, Rick Larsen, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Los Angeles Times

House, in overtime session, passes border legislation, 223-189

House Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio departs a closed-door meeting of House Republicans in Washington to discuss the border crisis.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington, Washington Government, Ohio

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Glittering Eye

Madness, Madness

I don't dwell on it but my fundamental beef with the Republican Party is with its acceptance of mostly Southern social conservative Democrats, the Wallace Democrats, Dixiecrats literal and figurative, in the late 1960s and early 70s.

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Related Topix: US News, Dennis Kucinich, US Politics, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sheila Jackson-Lee

China Daily

Leadership foundation brings young ambassadors to DC

The International Leadership Foundation , along with the National Council of Asian American Business Organizations, will host the annual Leadership and Business Conference in Washington on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Non-Profit

Hispanic Business

McDermott Introduces Legislation To Address Need for Primary Care Physicians in the VA

"Given recent events, it is clear that long wait times at VA facilities are, in part, a consequence of understaffing and a doctor shortage.

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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Examiner.com

US Congressman: Israel's Final Solution or end blockade, violence?

Rep. Ellison, a Democrat, represents Minnesota's 5th District in the House of Representatives aired his views and leadership in the Washington Post on Wednesday , despite House House Speaker John Boehner saying Monday that support for Israel must be the United States' main focus and not peace mediation in a subtle jab at the Obama administration.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, US Politics, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama

The Raw Story

Michele Bachmann accuses Obama of wanting to experiment on immigrant children

Outgoing Rep. Michele Bachmann accused President Barack Obama's administration during a radio interview of encouraging more Central American immigrant minors to come to the U.S. for the purposes of procuring subjects for medical experiments, Right Wing Watch reported on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Representative Karen Bass, Democrat, Representative Tom Marino

ABC News

'Do Nothing' Congress Gets Busy - Raising Campaign Cash

If you're looking for a senator or member of Congress this week, you may have better luck at The Capital Grille than the Capitol.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington, DC, Representative Cedric Richmond, Representative Tammy Duckworth, Representative Joe Donnelly

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