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10 hrs ago | Illinoisreview

Despite the spin, State Central Committee elections fail to vindicate Pat Brady

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illinois, Washington Post, Publishing, Wedding

15 hrs ago | The Hill

Illinois Republicans warm to legal status in immigration reform

Two young Illinois GOP lawmakers, Reps. Aaron Schock and Adam Kinzinger, have announced they support some form of legal status for immigrants living in the United States illegally.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Adam Kinzinger, Dennis Hastert, Representative Aaron Schock

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Hill

States criticize GOP chemical reforms

The attorneys general in 13 states say a House Republican plan to reform decades-old chemical laws would actually rollback public health and environmental protections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Senate, Democrat, Frank Lautenberg

Thu Apr 17, 2014

LongIsland.com

AG Schneiderman Leads 13-State Coalition In Opposing Proposed U.S....

AG Schneiderman Leads 13-State Coalition In Opposing Proposed U.S. House Bill That Strips States Of Right To Protect Citizens Against Toxic Chemical New York, NY - April 17, 2014 - Leading a coalition of attorneys general from 13 states, New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman sent a letter today to the leaders of the U.S. House of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Control Group, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Apr 11, 2014

PC Magazine

GOP Moves to Block U.S. Domain Name Shift

A House committee OK'd a bill to stop the transfer of the domain name system away from the U.S. by up to a year.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Fox News

House panel backs hitting pause on US transfer of Internet oversight

A House panel has endorsed a Republican plan to hit the brakes on the administration's move to cede the U.S. government's last bit of oversight over the Internet.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The United States House of Representa...

Markup: H.R. 4342 the "Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters Act of 2014"

Communications and Technology Subcommittee Vote on H.R. 4342, the Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters Act of 2014 Authored by Rep. John Shimkus , the DOTCOM Act was drafted in response to the Obama administration's proposal regarding the future of the Internet.

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

Belleville News Democrat

Waterloo student's letter chosen by bishop, sent to pope

Grace Floerke, a seventh grader at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School in Waterloo, wrote a letter that will be delivered to Pope Francis.

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Related Topix: Waterloo, IL, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Education Etc., Madison, IL, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Illinoisreview

Shimkus comes out against Common Core

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Huffington Post

Elliott Negin: Memo to Congress: Protect Public Health, Not Toxic Chemicals

How much would the draft Chemicals in Commerce Act recently proposed by Illinois Rep. John Shimkus protect public health? Not much.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illinois, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Tech: Internet governance campaign continues

THE LEDE: The Obama administration is continuing a campaign to explain its recent decision to relinquish oversight of the technical side of the Internet's Web address system.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Representative Todd Rokita, Representative Mike Kelly

The News-Gazette

Democrats hit Supreme Court decision on campaign funds

Illinois Democrats reacted with alarm Wednesday to the Supreme Court's ruling that campaign contributors shouldn't be limited in the number of candidates they support financially.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dick Durbin

Wed Apr 02, 2014

ComputerWorld

US plan to end ICANN oversight could lead to 'Net censorship, lawmakers say

A U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration plan to end its formal relationship with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers could open the door to Internet censorship by China, Russia or Iran, some U.S. lawmakers said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Barton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise

In-PharmaTechnologist.com

Politicians spar over Us Fda proposed rule for generic manufacturers

With generic drugs covering 80% of all dispensed drugs in the US, Democrats and Republicans seem split over a proposed FDA rule that would allow generic manufacturers to submit labelling changes within 30 days after discovering a new adverse event or safety issue.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, US Senate, Paul Sarbanes

The Hill

Tech advocacy groups back Internet oversight shift

A coalition of tech advocacy groups is backing the Obama administration's move to relinquish oversight of the technical side of the Web address "This move could help thwart government overreach in Internet governance, which would have devastating implications for human rights worldwide," the coalition said in a Tuesday letter to the top Republicans ... (more)

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Politico

Congress aims to keep Net control

Key House Republicans, concerned about the future role of the United States in Internet governance, are readying hearings - but the proposed shift in oversight to the global community is already in motion.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Illinois

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Hill

House Republicans move to block Internet management switch

A group of House Republicans introduced a bill Thursday that would prohibit the Obama administration from moving forward with its announced plans to relinquish oversight of the technical side of the Internet's Web address system.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Representative Todd Rokita, Joe Barton, Representative Renee Ellmers

The Hill

FCC update would track indoor 911 cell calls

Emergency responders could more easily locate people who call 911 from their cellphones while indoors under changes the Federal Communications Commission is considering.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Cellphones, Electronics, Cell Phones, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Anna Eshoo, Republican

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Hill

House GOP, Dems disagree on effects of nat gas exports

House Republicans and Democrats sparred at a Tuesday hearing over the potential domestic and international impacts of expanding liquefied natural gas exports by making it easier to ship the fuel to the 159 countries in the World Trade Organization .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ed Whitfield, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bobby Rush, Henry Waxman, Representative Cory Gardner

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