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Monday | National Review Online

Malicious Prosecution

The common perception that Texas is uniformly red is mistaken. Yes, Texas voters have elected only Republicans to statewide office since 1994, and the GOP has controlled both houses of the state legislature since 2002, but the partisan divide in the Lone Star State is sharp and highly polarized.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Travis County, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors, Democrat

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Hill

Perry calls indictment 'abuse of power,' vows to fight charges

Texas Gov. Rick Perry forcefully stood behind his actions after he was indicted on Friday, and called the decision to charge him "an abuse of power."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Representative Joaquin Castro, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas Government, Texas, John Cornyn

Dallas Morning News

Five things Rick Perry must do now that he's been indicted

Five things that Rick Perry must do to keep his potential presidential bid alive now that he faces felony indictments.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Tom DeLay, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Travis County, TX, Democrat

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Politico

Tax-fraud phone scams con taxpayers out of a staggering $5 million...

FRAUD PHONE SCAMS CON TAXPAYERS OUT OF A STAGGERING $5 MILLION. Over a thousand taxpayers have fallen victim to phone scams from IRS impersonators who demand hundreds and thousands of dollars in alleged unpaid taxes - and the scammers have scored big.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate

Fri Aug 01, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Dem says GOP wants to send immigrant children 'to their death'

A House Democrat on Friday accused Republicans of signing a death warrant for thousands of immigrant children by pushing for their immediate deportation back to their countries of origin in Central America.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tony Cardenas, Murrieta, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Roll Call

Medicare Payment Quirk Grabs Senate Panel's Attention

Senators on Wednesday mulled the impact of a restriction in Medicare payment policies that has riled both hospitals and patients.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Todd Young, Republican

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WebCPA

Congressional Democrats Introduce Bill to Ban Federal Contracts to Companies Moving Abroad

A group of Democratic lawmakers has introduced legislation designed to prohibit federal contracts to multinational companies that use corporate inversions to cut their tax rates.

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Related Topix: US News, Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Carl Levin, SourceMedia

McKnightsonline.com

Bill addressing admission status receives praise

A bill that would require hospitals to give patients a formal notice of their admission status has received strong support from healthcare associations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Todd Young, Republican, Medicine, Nursing, Medicare

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bloomberg

Democrats Seek U.S. Contract Ban to Discourage Inversions

Democrats in Congress are trying again to prevent the federal government from awarding contracts to companies that save taxes by moving their legal addresses outside the U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Lloyd Doggett of Texas are slated to introduce legislation today that would create a government-wide ban on contracts with such ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Carl Levin, Richard Durbin, Barack Obama

WebCPA

Final Regulations on Premium Tax Credits Allow Domestic Violence Survivors to Access ACA Benefits

The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department have released final regulations on the Premium Tax Credit for health insurance, including rules that allow victims of domestic violence to claim the credit.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Healthcare Law, Tax, US News, US Treasury, Health Insurance, Health, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bloomberg

School Tax Breaks Get House Support as Democrats Object

The House of Representatives voted to expand and simplify tax breaks for education as Republicans continue to pass piecemeal tax bills while Congress is deadlocked on broader changes to the U.S. tax code.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Diane Black, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Danny Davis

The Washington Post

Dems to GOP: Sorry, no easy way out on immigration

As House Republicans struggle to figure out whether their proposed response to the border crisis can pass the House, given opposition to action among conservatives, it's increasingly likely they'll need House Dems to get anything through the lower chamber.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Family, Kids, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Joe Garcia

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Free Republic

Dems push back against deploying National Guard to border

House Democrats are lining up in staunch opposition to the Republicans' push to send the National Guard to the southern border.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Taylor makes history

The three-term councilwoman is the first black woman to be San Antonio's mayor. Taylor represents the East Side's District 2 and is an urban planner who teaches classes at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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Related Topix: Taylor, TX, San Antonio, TX, University of Texas at San Antonio, US Politics, Representative Joaquin Castro, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 21, 2014

McClatchy

Gov. Perry to deploy Texas National Guard troops for border crisis

Perry said the extra troops, to be mobilized in the next month, were needed because a huge influx of unaccompanied minors threatened to distract the Border Patrol from their mission of apprehending dangerous criminals associated with Mexican drug cartels and affiliated gangs who see the crisis as an opportunity to penetrate the stretched U.S.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rick Perry, US Governors, Barack Obama

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