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Friday Aug 22 | Greenwich Citizen

Rep. McAllister signs up for re-election, with ice

U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister is doused as he takes the ice bucket challenge after qualifying for his re-election bid Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Cedric Richmond, Democrat, Baton Rouge, LA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Marine News

Port of New Orleans Awards Terminal Build Contract

An aerial view of the Port's existing intermodal terminal, which will be transformed into a modern and more efficient intermodal container transfer terminal.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Rodney Alexander, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, David Vitter, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Scalise

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NOLA.com

Did you hear the stories about Common Core turning kids gay or the abortionplex? Fake news fools pols

The Tea Party of Louisiana , which posted a story on its website about Common Core turning students gay, isn't the first -- and probably won't be the last -- to promote fake news stories to advance its cause.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Pop/Rock, Family, Fake?, Kids, Louisiana, Abortion

BayouBuzz.com

Louisiana elections qualifying nears; US senate race money flow

The end is near for all the political posturing, rumors, gossip, and talk about who is running for elected office in 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Courier

Veterans and Israel do well in Congress

In more than five years in Congress, Republican Rep. John Fleming of Louisiana recalls voting only once for emergency spending that raised the federal deficit.

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Related Topix: US News, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

Mon Aug 11, 2014

KNDU

House Votes to Allow Marijuana-Related Banking

The House voted Wednesday in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal pot shops and providers of medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Treasury, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Jacob Sullum on Pot Prohibitionists Who Undermine Their Own Warnings...

Mica, a proud pot prohibitionist who chairs a subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, convened the hearing to raise an alarm about the deadly threat that legalization poses to anyone navigating the roads and highways.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Town Talk

Congressional lawmakers step up use of social mediaCongressional...

Congressional lawmakers step up use of social media Mary Landrieu among federal lawmakers embracing social media to connect to constituents Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/08/09/congressional-lawmakers-step-use-social-media/13843289/ U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-New Orleans, credits her ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New Orleans, LA, David Vitter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Startups, Facebook

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Forbes.com

Hearing On Stoned Driving Shows Pot Prohibitionists' Scary Prophecies Have Little Basis

If marijuana is legalized, John Mica warned at a congressional hearing last week, there will be blood.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, John Mica, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Courier

Veterans and Israel do well in Congress

In more than five years in Congress, Republican Rep. John Fleming of Louisiana recalls voting only once for emergency spending that raised the federal deficit.

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Related Topix: US News, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

The Advocate

Stephanie Grace: Scalise faces first test as whip

U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise has been on the job as House Majority Whip for nearly a week now.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Michele Bachmann, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Opinion

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Times

John Fleming to speak to area Republicans Tuesday

Louisiana 4th District U.S. Rep. Dr. John Fleming will be guest speaker at Tuesday's monthly luncheon of the Caddo Parish Republican Party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shreveport, LA, Minden, LA

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Advocate

Scalise wins praise in first whip test

But to U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, of Jefferson, it might have looked Tuesday as if his new job as House majority whip would be a piece of cake: He awoke in Washington to a glowing story in a national political newspaper praising his skill and charm in rounding up votes for the Republican response to the immigration crisis - the one created by a surge ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Randy Neugebauer, Representative Kevin McCarthy, John Boehner

SanLuisObispo.com

Analysis: Veterans and Israel do well in Congress

This July 25, 2014, file photo shows Rep. John Fleming, R-La., as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Israel, World News, Middle East, Steve King, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

The Washington Post

Analysis: Veterans and Israel do well in Congress

This June 9, 2014, file photo shows the Capitol as seen from the Cannon House Office Building in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

McClatchy

House passes border bill in overtime session

WASHINGTON_House Republicans went overtime Friday, expending an enormous amount of political energy to try to reach consensus on a border-crisis measure that is almost certain never to become law.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Prison, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Aug 01, 2014

WTKS-FM Maitland

Congressional Republicans Rail Against Legalization of Marijuana

Florida congressman John Mica does not want medical marijuana to ruin the beautiful Sunshine State , and he's doing anything to stop it.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, John Mica, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Daily Kos

Discuss

The newly minted House Majority Whip, Rep. Steve Scalise had a really, really bad first effort today, so bad that his vote counting on the big border crisis response bill had to be pulled from the floor, and then maybe resurrected as apparently some members demanded that this vote had to happen before leaving town.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

CBS Local

GOP Border Bill Divisions Delay Getaway

House Republican leaders struggled to round up votes from recalcitrant conservatives for a bill dealing with the immigrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border and head home for a five-week summer break boasting of acting to address the crisis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Representative Mo Brooks, Representative Steve Scalise, Devin Nunes

Free Republic

Amid opposition by Sen. Ted Cruz, House GOP border funding bill stalls

House Speaker John A. Boehner was always expected to have trouble passing emergency funds for the crisis at the Southwestern border -- but Republican Sen. Ted Cruz made his job impossible.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Marsha Blackburn

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