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7 hrs ago | Media Matters for America

Right-Wing Watchdogs Push "Bogus" EPA Map Conspiracy

A group of right-wing news sites coordinated across the U.S. are baselessly pushing a conspiracy theory that the Environmental Protection Agency has been hiding new maps that reveal an "alarming" power grab.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

11 hrs ago | Off the Kuff

Second phase of redistricting trial over

Much like the first phase , with some insults for one of the state's key players thrown in for effect.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Bush, W.

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Fox News

Crisis in the Classroom: Surge of illegal immigrant kids poses challenge for schools

What was a crisis on America's southern border is now turning into a major challenge for school administrators across the country.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Family, Kids, Immigration Reform, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

Lucianne.com

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After wrapping up questions at his press conference today, President Obama returned to the podium to answer a question from a reporter about his strategy on acting on immigration.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Lucianne.com

Blueprint for water - control'?Pol says EPA made secret mapsfor new regulatory push

A top House Republican is charging that the Environmental Protection Agency secretly drafted highly detailed maps of U.S. waterways to set the stage for a controversial plan to expand regulatory power over streams and wetlands, a claim the EPA strongly denies.

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

The Hill

EPA blasts 'myths' on water jurisdiction rule

The Environmental Protection Agency hit back Thursday after a top Republican accused it of trying to take over large pieces of private land and water.

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

Space Politics

House members seek details on SLS/Orion schedules and spending

A day after NASA announced that the first SLS may not be ready for launch until as late as November 2018 , two key members of the House Science Committee asked NASA for details on both the schedule and funding levels of the SLS and Orion programs.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Fox News

Blueprint for water 'control'? Pol says EPA made secret maps for new regulatory push

The Environmental Protection Agency secretly drafted highly detailed maps of waterways in all 50 states while pushing a controversial plan to expand regulatory power over streams and wetlands, according to a top House Republican who suspects the maps are a blueprint for when it's time to pull the trigger.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Conservative Political News

The Hill

Lawmakers to Commerce IG: Alleged whistleblower targeting 'intolerable'

Bipartisan members of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee directed the Commerce Department inspector general to halt hiring until it completes an investigation of the office.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Representative Paul Broun

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Franking privilege lets Texans in House boast to voters via taxpayer-funded mail

Rep. Lamar Smith looks forward to "working with you to help keep America great."

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Henry Cuellar, Democrat, Representative Pete Gallego

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

No: Amnesty decree would hurt blacks' job prospects

In 2007, U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith , R-Texas, urged black civil-rights leaders to oppose the Senate's "comprehensive" immigration-reform bill.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, Illegal Immigration, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

JD Supra

ML Strategies Energy and Environment Update: Week of 8/18/2014

Congress is in recess for the remainder of August, but when it returns for just over two weeks in September, much of the focus will turn to crafting a continuing resolution to keep the government open while senators and representatives continue to negotiate a budget.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Aug 14, 2014

News Max

Illegal Migrant Wave Overwhelming School Districts

Municipal school systems around the country are gearing up to absorb tens of thousands of children who arrived illegally from Central America for the new school year, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Hill

House Republican to EPA: Double-check numbers on climate rule cost

Rep. Lamar Smith is asking the Environmental Protection Agency to double-check its figures on the cost of the administration's climate rule after a recent report faulted the agency on its analyses of regulations.

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

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Miami Herald

A new environmental dispute brews between feds and Texas over water

Foretelling a new environmental battle between state and federal regulators, Attorney General Greg Abbott this week demanded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency back down from a proposal to expand the definition of federal waters to include seasonal and rain-dependent waterways.

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

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Editorial roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad

With money running out for dealing with thousands of unaccompanied minors who came to this country illegally, members of Congress did the predictable.

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

Wed Aug 06, 2014

VDARE

Unnoticed, Immigration Patriot Democrats Have Gone Extinct

In a sign of how important immigration patriotism has become to the Republican Party, even the neoconservative Washington Free Beacon is calling out Democratic Senate candidate Gary Peters of Michigan for supporting border security in Muslim Kosovo -but not the United States.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Representative Lou Barletta, Representative Gary Peters, Democrat

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