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8 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Shimkus seeks investigation of federal disaster funds

Republican U.S. Rep. John Shimkus of Collinsville is seeking an investigation into millions in federal funds that Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's administration used for an anti-violence program.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Mark Kirk, Collinsville, IL, US Governors, Pat Quinn, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Ike

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Rep. Tony Schnell: The fake congressman who rallied Congress into action

In 1999, Rep. Tony Schnell sponsored a bill that made everyone in America angry.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, Republican, World News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Bugle

ADEQ: Focus on modernization, private-sector practices boosts efficiency

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Henry Darwin testifies to a House committee on efficiency of regulators.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Members of Congress call for Putin to halt intervention in Ukraine

Temporarily setting aside the usual partisan sniping, lawmakers in Congress turned their sights Friday on Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling on Moscow to end the separatist conflict in the aftermath of the Malaysian jetliner disaster.

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Related Topix: US News, Vladimir Putin, Australia, World News, US Politics, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

'Modern-day slavery': Human trafficking for labor and sex is local issue

It was a Chinese buffet restaurant in southeast Missouri, and from the outside, no one would know there was anything illegal or wrong about it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Ann Wagner, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prison, Representative Rodney Davis, Illinois, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Hill

GOP pushes delay of Internet power transfer

House Republicans are pushing the Senate to delay the Obama administration's plan for relinquishing America's oversight role over the Internet.

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

The News-Gazette

Tom Kacich: PACs prominent in Davis campaign fund

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, continues to rely more on political action committees than individual donors to finance his election campaign, his latest disclosure report shows.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, US House of Representatives, Champaign County, IL, Agriculture, Science, Representative Aaron Schock

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Roll Call

DCCC Tops NRCC in Second Quarter Fundraising

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee topped its Republican counterpart by $1.3 million in June fundraising and $5.6 million in the second quarter overall, according to figures released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Representative Erik Paulsen, US Politics, US News, Kevin Brady, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Greg Walden, John Boehner

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Domestic Fuel

Lincolnland Agri-Energy Celebrates 10 Years

In this Ethanol Report, Advanced Ethanol Council executive director Brooke Coleman discusses a new CBO report on the Renewable Fuel Standard and EPA's delay issuing a final rule for 2014 RFS volume obligations.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Palestine, IL

Roll Call

NRCC Tasks Members With Collecting Conference Dues

National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden announced the names of his top lieutenants in the push for member dues ahead of the fall midterms, according to an internal conference email obtained by CQ Roll Call.

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Related Topix: Representative Erik Paulsen, US Politics, Greg Walden, US News, Kevin Brady, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Hill

House rejects bids to abandon nuclear waste site at Yucca Mountain

Rep. Dina Titus offered two amendments to the fiscal 2015 Energy-Water appropriations bill to block the potential facility.

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Related Topix: Representative Dina Titus, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Republican

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