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14 hrs ago | Silver City Sun-News

2 House Dems pressing inquiry into Tenn. VW vote

Two House Democrats said Wednesday they will investigate whether Republicans in that state may have violated "or otherwise run afoul" of any federal laws ahead of a February vote in which workers narrowly opted against joining the United Auto Workers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, World News, Morocco

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lowell Sun

Challengers raising sizable sums of money in U.S. rep. race

Two challengers hoping to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. John Tierney have been raising hefty sums of money during the first three months of the year as they look ahead to the fall elections, but the incumbent still had the most cash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michael Capuano, James McGovern, Richard Neal, Stephen Lynch

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, Elijah Cummings, John Mica

WTVF Nashville

Congress Opens Inquiry Into Haslam Administration's $300M Offer

Two House Democrats announced Wednesday that they have opened an inquiry into the confidential $300 million offer that the Haslam administration made to Volkswagen that appeared to have hinged on VW's talks with the United Auto Workers.

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Related Topix: US News, George Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Mark Pocan, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Chattanooga, TN

The Wall Street Journal

Openly Gay Republicans Trail on Fundraising in House Races

Two openly gay Republican candidates failed to raise as much money as their opponents in the first quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Wedding

Boston.com

Moulton raises more than Tierney in first quarter

A Marine veteran aiming to unseat US Representative John Tierney raised more money than the incumbent in the first three months of this year, according to new filings with the Federal Election Commission.

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

Sentinel & Enterprise

Lawmakers: Too soon to decide on pipeline

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. has told residents that 14 elected officials have been briefed on its possible plan to build an underground pipeline through northern Massachusetts, but state Sen. Stephen Brewer insisted Tuesday that no one should think he has endorsed the project.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Massachusetts, Ashburnham, MA, Deval Patrick, US Governors

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, John Kline, George Miller, Democrat, Representative Frederica Wilson, Representative Jared Polis

Patch.com

Poll Shows Tierney-Tisei in Dead Heat

Congressman John Tierney and Republican challenger Richard Tisei are deadlocked, according to a new Emerson College Polling Society survey .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Emerson College, Middleton, MA, Topsfield, MA, Peabody, MA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Roll Call

GOP Candidate's Response to Attacks? Silence and Ocean Waves

In the final week before a special primary in Florida, businessman Curt Clawson has a message for his opponents: silence.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Representative Trey Radel, Democrat

The Washington Post

Michelle Nunn raises $2.4 million in first quarter

Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn had another strong fundraising quarter, bringing in $2.4 million during the first three months of 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, World News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Washington Times

Chaffetz questions $175 million a slush funda for Afghans

The chairman of a key House oversight panel is calling for an investigation into what he says looks like a $175 million "slush fund" set up by the U.S. Agency for International Development to entice Afghan government officials into embracing Western-style reforms.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, World Bank, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Democrat

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, Elijah Cummings, John Mica, Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

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, Elijah Cummings, John Mica, Opinion

Lowell Sun

Tsongas, Tierney, Tisei rebuff Ryan budget

Both Democratic Rep. John Tierney and his Republican challenger Richard Tisei spoke out Thursday against the Republican budget authored by Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan and narrowly passed by the House.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Medicare, Health, AARP, Social Security, Personal Finance

Groong

Menendez And Royce Lead Capitol Hill Armenian Genocide Commemoration

MENENDEZ AND ROYCE LEAD CAPITOL HILL ARMENIAN GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION 12:26 10.04.2014 The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the House Foreign Affairs Committee - the two Congressional panels that conduct oversight of U.S. foreign policy - joined with more than two dozen of their legislative colleagues today at a Capitol Hill ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Armenia, Turkey, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative David Cicilline, Democrat, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Jack Reed

Thu Apr 10, 2014

City of Boston

Massachusetts Officials Promote National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

BOSTON As communities across the Commonwealth continue to battle a rash of heroin overdoses, the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation joined Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Patrick Administration at Boston City Hall today and urged citizens to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Massachusetts, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Stephen Lynch, Democrat, Massachusetts Government

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Roll Call

John Tierney Survived 2012. Now What?

Rep. John F. Tierney may have successfully put a family legal scandal far enough behind him to win re-election in 2012, but he's facing another test.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Roll Call, Salem, MA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

City of Boston

Massachusetts Officials Promote National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

BOSTON As communities across the Commonwealth continue to battle a rash of heroin overdoses, the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation joined Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Patrick Administration at Boston City Hall today and urged citizens to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Massachusetts, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Stephen Lynch, Democrat, Massachusetts Government

Boston Herald

Atkins: Charlie Baker needs to overcome GOP

What a difference a decade makes. Remember the old state GOP - the party of Bill Weld and Paul Cellucci and Mitt Romney 1.0? It focused on fiscal conservatism, keeping social issues out of the political discourse.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Scott Brown, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

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