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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Randy Neugebauer, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Dallas Morning News

EPA wins in federal court, but Texas-based challenges to its authority likely to continue

Piles of coal are shown at NRG Energy's W.A. Parish Electric Generating Station Wednesday, March 16, 2011, in Thompsons, Texas.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, US Politics, US News, Law, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ralph Hall, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Texas, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Democrat

Free Republic

The EPA’s Science Problem: Startling revelations about the...

In short, science has been trumped by the radical environmentalist agenda. The admission follows the issuance of a subpoena by the full Committee last August.

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

Nanodot

US government report highlights flaws in US nanotechnology effort

Here at Nanodot we often report on basic research that may lie on the path to atomically precise manufacturing, and we also frequently report on nanoscale science and technology research that promises near-term revolutionary developments in medicine, computation, energy and other application areas, but we seldom have anything to say about the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Hall's Texas colleagues rally for his re-election

As Rockwall Rep. Ralph Hall, in his fourth decade in Congress, faces his stiffest challenge yet in a runoff next month, he's getting a nearly unanimous show of support from his fellow Texas Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ralph Hall, Texas, US Senate, Ted Poe, Joe Barton, John Cornyn

Fox News

Grapevine: Tweeter's Remorse

Tweeter's Remorse: You can't yell fire in a crowded movie theater or bomb on an airplane.

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

Switched

Joseph Kennedy III Blasts GOP Efforts To Advance 'Selective Science'

Rep. Joe Kennedy denounced House GOP efforts to advance "selective science" in an interview with The Boston Globe on Monday, in which he targeted a recent Republican proposal to slash millions of dollars in federal funding for social science research and control which projects get funded.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher, Representative Paul Broun, Representative Larry Bucshon

Lucianne.com

EPA Concedes: We Can't Produce Allthe Data Justifying Clean Air Rules

Seven months after being subpoenaed by Congress, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy conceded that her agency does not have - and cannot produce - all of the scientific data used for decades to justify numerous rules and regulations under the Clean Air Act.

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

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Daily Caller

GOP Reps press DHS on the agency's release of criminal aliens

U.S. President Barack Obama announces Jeh Johnson to be his nominee for Secretary of Homeland Security, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, October 18, 2013.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Adam Smith, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Bob Goodlatte

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Hill

DOE: 'All of the above' not getting all it needs

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on Thursday said the Obama administration's "all of the above" energy strategy is working, but that more funding is needed.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Randy Neugebauer, Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Switched

Election-Year Posturing From Congress Defines Campaigns

Congress is now doing what it normally does, in an election year. This is not intended to sound cynical, as I actually think it is a good thing for a divided Congress to stand up for its divided beliefs -- even while knowing that almost none of the bills it now votes on have a prayer of becoming law before the election.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Christopher Smith

Contra Costa Times

Ruben Navarrette: Through the immigration looking glass

With many issues, the more you study them, the more likely you are to understand them.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Janet Napolitano, US Governors, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

ThinkProgress

Senate Candidate Says Obama Hasn't Been Impeached Because He's Black

Sam Clovis, an Iowa Republican running for U.S. Senate, thinks the only reason President Obama has not been impeached by the House of Representatives is because he is the nation's first black president.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Blake Farenthold, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Representative Steve Stockman, Liberal Political News

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Texas GOP delegation rallies around Rep. Ralph Hall with fundraiser

Rep. Ralph Hall is in a tough fight in his GOP primary runoff against John Ratcliffe, and now he's getting some backup.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ralph Hall, Representative Steve Stockman, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, John Cornyn, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Mon Apr 07, 2014

CBS Local

Former GOP State Rep. Smith Dies

Smith was 64 and had served two decades in the Legislature before losing in a 2012 primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Christopher Smith, Weird

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Nanodot

US government report highlights flaws in US nanotechnology effort

Here at Nanodot we often report on basic research that may lie on the path to atomically precise manufacturing, and we also frequently report on nanoscale science and technology research that promises near-term revolutionary developments in medicine, computation, energy and other application areas, but we seldom have anything to say about the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Examiner.com

NASA, Congress in political food fight over asteroids vs. Mars direction

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and House Science Committee Chair Rep. Lamar Smith, R-TX are having a fight over the first direction to send astronauts beyond low Earth orbit, according to an April 3, 2014 post on the Space Politics blog.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Space

The Danbury Daily Voice

Danbury's Rep. Smith To Support $60 Million Tax Relief To State Businesses

Danbury Rep. Richard A. Smith voiced his support for legislation that would provide $60 million in tax relief to state businesses recently.

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

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Space Politics

Bolden, Smith clash over Mars 2021 and ARM

The crisis in US-Russian space relations may be the current top story in space policy, but it's not preventing debates about over topics, notably, where humans should go beyond Earth orbit.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Washington Times

EDITORIAL: Global warming, the musical

After another chilly winter - they're becoming routine - Americans have caught on that the scam may be global, but it isn't warming.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Occupy Wall Street, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

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