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7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

House Majority PAC reserves $6.5 million in fall TV time on behalf of Democrats

The Democratic-aligned House Majority PAC, which you can think of as the official unofficial super PAC of the DCCCC, has released a list of 24 districts where it's made its first fall ad reservations of the cycle.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Dan Maffei, Democrat, Republican, Representative Nick Rahall, Liberal Political News

9 hrs ago | Army Times

On-base fast food outlets get temporary reprieve from new wage rules

The Labor Department has pulled back - at least temporarily - from new minimum wage rules that had led several fast-food restaurants to end their contracts on military installations and prompted others to possibly follow suit.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, US Politics, Joe Wilson, Republican, US House of Representatives

15 hrs ago | The Hill

House Majority PAC spends $6.5M on early TV reservations

The House Majority PAC is plunking down $6.5 million to make early TV airtime reservations for the districts in which it expects to compete this fall.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Coffman, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

22 hrs ago | Groong

ANKARA: Delegation Of US Representatives Visit Ankara

DELEGATION OF US REPRESENTATIVES VISIT ANKARA Daily Sabah, Turkey April 17 2014 U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Boehner meets with top Turkish officials and assures Turkey that there was no chance the Armenian genocide bill would pass by Daily Sabah ANKARA -- A delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives took part in a series of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Abdullah Gul, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Greg Walden

Wed Apr 16, 2014

TwinCities

Kline pads fundraising lead over Obermueller

The latest first quarter campaign finance reports show a commanding fund-raising lead for incumbent U.S. Rep. John Kline in the state's 2nd District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michele Bachmann, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat

The Daily Beast

The Obamacare Win That Wasn't?By Olivia Nuzzi

The health-care law will cost the country $100 million less than predicted, which sounds like a good thing-but you won't hear Republican detractors say so.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Education Week

Federal Charter Measure Clears Hurdle in House

States and districts would be encouraged to help grow high-quality charter schools-and ensure that they enroll and retain English-language learners and students in special education-under a bipartisan bill approved overwhelmingly by the House Education and the Workforce Committee last week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Miller, Democrat, John Tierney, Representative Frederica Wilson, Representative Jared Polis

Roll Call

Ratings Change: Minnesota's 2nd District

Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., was re-elected in 2012 with less than 55 percent in a district that Barack Obama won twice, making him an initial Democratic target.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Mon Apr 14, 2014

USA Today

Speaker Boehner reveals he's in AfghanistanSpeaker Boehner reveals...

House Speaker John Boehner, center, met with members of the Afghan military during his 2011 visit to Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Dave Camp, Doc Hastings

The Wall Street Journal

Boehner Visits Afghanistan as Part of Trip Focused on National Security

House Speaker John Boehner speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Military, US Marine Corps, Dave Camp

Politico

Boehner, House GOP in Afghanistan

Boehner is in the Middle East with Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline of Minnesota, Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings of Washington state, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp of Michigan, and Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Dave Camp

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Army Times

40 lawmakers seek to halt closure of military fast food outlets

Troops and and civilians enjoy American fast food at the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center's food court in 2009.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, Joe Wilson, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Navy, US Marine Corps

Roll Call

Unemployment Extension Deal May Hinge on Job Training Compromise

A potential agreement on a long-stalled House GOP proposal to streamline federal job training programs is emerging as a possible linchpin for a deal on a five-month extension of expired unemployment benefits.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Virginia Foxx

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Huffington Post

Huffpost Hill - Members Of Congress Are The New Single Mothers Working In Diners

In one day, congressional Republicans blocked pay equity legislation AND an anti-discrimination measure -- the bill providing Dickensian ragamuffins more gruel is slated for a vote tomorrow .

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Related Topix: US News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Military Prisons, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Law, Employment / Labor Law

The Huffington Post

Busy Day For House GOP: Blocks Bills On Minimum Wage, Equal Pay, LGBT Rights, Mine Safety

In a single committee meeting Wednesday, House Republicans voted against considering bills to raise the minimum wage, reform mine safety law and expand equal pay and discrimination protections.

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Related Topix: US News, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Miller, Democrat, Rush Holt

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Roll Call

Charter Schools: We Want to Break Through the Partisan Gridlock | Commentary

As strong advocates for parental school choice, we were pleased that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was open to learning about the tremendous opportunities that charter schools can offer students and families.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, George Miller, Democrat

Daily Kos

Is public school for sale?: the cost of KIPP

Bipartisan charter school legislation introduced in the House will allow states to "receive grants to develop and expand high-quality charter schools under a new bipartisan bill recently introduced in the House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Miller, Democrat, Family, Kids, Education Etc.

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Concept: Students who work in job after graduation wouldn't have to repay

THE PANEL The following were members of the panel who spoke to the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce during a hearing Wednesday morning: - Dr. George A. Pruitt, president of Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, N.J.; - Kevin Gilligan, chairman and CEO of Capella Education Co.

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Related Topix: Thomas Edison State College, Southern University, Georgia Southern University, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Star Tribune

Kline touts charter school bill

Republican U.S. Rep. John Kline is more optimistic at his second attempt at overhauling the way the federal government treats charter schools.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Miller, Democrat, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Family, Kids, Senator Al Franken

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Politico

Common Core wars escalate - Takano takes on education - Durbin,...

COMMON CORE WARS ESCALATE: The business community is stepping up efforts to sell the Common Core, especially to Republican voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Huckabee, US Governors, Entertainment, Television

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