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Area Votes in Congress

Voting 370-40, the House on Friday approved a measure to prevent President Obama from deploying U.S forces to a "sustained combat role" in Iraq without specific congressional approval.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Robert Brady, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Joseph Pitts, Jim Gerlach, Republican, Representative Charles Dent, Allyson Schwartz

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Philly.com

Area Votes in Congress

Temporary patch on highway fund. Voting 367-55, the House on Tuesday passed a bill to add $10.8 billion to the Highway Trust Fund so that it can finance ongoing road, bridge, and mass-transit projects through May 2015.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Joseph Pitts, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Robert Brady, Democrat, Allyson Schwartz, Chaka Fattah

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Philly.com

Fitzpatrick calls for criminal probe of Philly VA office

A Pennsylvania congressman has called for a criminal investigation into claims of mail shredding and data manipulation at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Regional Office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Philly.com

VA whistle-blower tells of manipulations, retribution

A whistle-blower from Philadelphia's Veterans Affairs regional office slammed her bosses at a congressional hearing Monday night, accusing them of putting bonuses above the well-being of veterans and then retaliating against her for bringing concerns to light.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Philadelphia, PA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chaka Fattah

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Philly.com

Area Votes in Congress

Streamlined job training. Voting 415-6, the House on Wednesday sent President Obama a bipartisan bill to consolidate dozens of federal programs for job training, adult education and literacy education into a single, broad-based workforce program to be administered by the states as they see fit rather than by Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Robert Brady, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chaka Fattah, Joseph Pitts, Jim Gerlach, Republican

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Keystonepolitics.com

#PA8: Fitzpatrick the Moderate? Not so much.

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick's campaign website is all about the concept of political "moderation."

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

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Patch.com

Congressman Fitzpatrick Seeking Interns for the Fall

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick is accepting applications for fall semester internships in both his Washington, D.C. and Langhorne district offices.

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

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Patch.com

Bucks County Artist Selected to Display Work at U.S. Capitol

From Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick's office: Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick welcomed Julia McGehean of Yardley to Capitol Hill Thursday to recognize her as the winner of the 2014 Congressional Art Competition for Pennsylvania's 8th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: Bucks County, PA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Yardley, PA, Fine Arts, Arts

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Philly.com

In 3 local House races, accusations of carpetbagging

When Kevin Strouse moved to Bucks County last year to launch his campaign as a Democrat for Congress, national Republicans sent mocking welcome gifts, including a Phillies hat, tourism brochures, and a street map.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Murphy, Democrat, Representative John Adler, Chester County, PA, Republican, Hillary Clinton, US Senate

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