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9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

House subcommittee will examine D.C.'s move to decriminalize marijuana

Rep. John Mica , seen in 2010, will put his subcommittee's spotlight on the D.C. marijuana decriminalization law.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton

19 hrs ago | Coal Valley News

Standing Up for Coal Miners

My Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure in the House of Representatives, on which I serve as the top Democrat, recently voted to advance legislation that puts an end to the EPA's practice of retroactively revoking coal permits, like it did with the Spruce Mine in Logan County.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David McKinley, Opinion

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Congressional Republicans are winning at Twitter

Your Congressman is almost certainly on Twitter. Your Senator definitely is. But how are they using the social network? Are Democrats more active than Republicans, or vice-versa? Who has the most followers on the Hill? I recently scraped together summary Twitter data - follower count, following count, and number of tweets - for every Senator and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Twitter, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Darrell Issa, Entertainment

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Business Journal

How much it would cost to keep the Baldwin Park VA

U.S. Rep. John Mica wants to keep the Baldwin Park VA open: So what's the price tag on that? Mica held a press conference April 14, saying new statistics justify keeping the 400,000-square-foot Baldwin Park VA facility open after the Lake Nona hospital opens at the end of this year.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Montgomery Advertiser

Chairman finds 'Issa' bad time to be a demagogue

I have here in my hand a list of six people who think Darrell Issa is a fellow traveler of Joseph McCarthy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, John Tierney, Elijah Cummings

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

'Complete streets' allow for safety of all who use roadways

In 2012, the most recent year for which data are available, 69 pedestrians and cyclists were killed in the Orlando metropolitan area - lives cut tragically short because we have failed to make common-sense, low-cost investments in safety.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, Representative Daniel Webster, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

Ample parking, segways and whoopie pies: SunRail chugs into Maitland Station

U.S. Rep. John Mica talks about how Maitland residents and businesspeople can use SunRail now and in the future.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Maitland, FL, Orlando, FL, Orange County, FL, Meadow Woods, FL

News Max

Republicans at Odds With Christine Lagarde Over IMF Reforms

Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, said she will accelerate efforts to secure a U.S. agreement to controversial funding reforms for the organization, even as congressional Republicans tell Newsmax they oppose the measure.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Pompeo, Cathy McMorris

Business Journal

Rep. John Mica: Keep Baldwin Park VA open

U.S. Rep. John Mica is holding a press conference this morning to voice his support to keep the Baldwin Park VA Clinic open.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Medicine, Nursing

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Column: Invoking Joe McCarthy

I have here in my hand a list of six people who think Darrell Issa is a fellow traveler of Joseph McCarthy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, John Tierney, Elijah Cummings, Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Mica seeking support to keep old Orlando VA clinic open

U.S. Rep. John Mica, R- Winter Park , intends to announce plans Monday to keep the Baldwin Park Veterans Affairs clinic open after the new hospital opens in Baldwin Park, and to find ways to keep 100 beds still in use.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Nursing, Corrine Brown, Democrat, Florida

ABC News

Longtime Wisconsin GOP Rep. Tom Petri to Retire

U.S. Rep. Tom Petri announced Friday that he plans to retire, ending a 35-year career as a moderate Republican from east-central Wisconsin.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Scott Walker, US Governors

The Washington Post

Dana Milbank: As Darrell Issa shows, it's a bad time to be a demagogue

I have here in my hand a list of six people who think Darrell Issa is a fellow traveler of Joseph McCarthy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, John Tierney, Elijah Cummings, Opinion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Roll Call

House Oversight Votes to Hold Lois Lerner in Contempt

The Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted along party lines Thursday to hold ex-IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Elijah Cummings, Democrat

KRCR

House Republicans vote to hold ex-IRS official in contempt

The Republican-led House Oversight Committee voted 21-12 Thursday to charge former IRS official Lois Lerner with contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions about the agency's targeting of conservative and other groups.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Carolyn Maloney, Democrat

WDSU-TV New Orleans

House Republicans vote to hold ex-IRS official in contempt

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Carolyn Maloney, Democrat

Tue Apr 08, 2014

WSOCTV

Audit shows government departments duplicate work, waste taxpayer money

Billions of the public's tax dollars are being wasted because multiple government agencies are doing the same thing.

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

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Hill

House GOP to examine DC bill to legalize marijuana

House Republicans will soon take a closer look at a recently passed D.C. bill decriminalizing marijuana in the nation's capital.

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

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Rep. Mica: Rename ATF's Milwaukee Storefront Operation - 'Fearless and Brainless'

Rep. John Mica told the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Director B. Todd Jones on Wednesday that the agency's Milwaukee storefront operation - Operation Fearless - should have been renamed, "Operation Fearless and Brainless."

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Related Topix: ATF, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Violent Crime

Tue Apr 01, 2014

STN Online

NSTA Spring Meeting, Industry Bus-In Commences in Nation's Capitol

Members of the National School Transportation Association are set to meet with federal lawmakers in Washington, D.C. on the second day of the "Bus-In."

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

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