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House Republicans Add Two to Incumbent Protection Program

The National Republican Congressional Committee added Wednesday two more members to the ranks of its incumbent protection program: Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Dan Benishek, Representative Tim Walberg, Representative Steve Southerland, Representative Rodney Davis

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Kos

Brian Sandoval is first Republican governor to publicly seek renewal of unemployment compensation

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed a letter with Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee urging House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to pass the Senate's renewal of the federally funded unemployment compensation program that expired in December.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Jon Runyan, Frank LoBiondo, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

The New York Observer

Congressional Candidates Challenge Rivals' Signatures

It's a time-honored tradition of New York politics: After your opponents file signatures to try to make the ballot, you scrutinize their paperwork and try to boot them off.

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

Fri Apr 11, 2014

FactCheck.org

Guilt By Association in Louisiana

In a classic case of misdirection, the Senate Majority PAC claims the "out-of-state billionaire Koch brothers" are spending millions to elect Republican Bill Cassidy so that he will "fight for them" on issues such as their "fight to let flood insurance premiums soar."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana

Thu Apr 10, 2014

SILive.com

Rotary Club of Staten Island holds charter night and honors two members

Michael K. Behar and Joseph R. Marchese were honored by the Rotary Club of Staten Island with the Paul Harris Award at the group's annual charter night on Friday at the Richmond County Country Club on Todt Hill.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Baruch College, City University of New York

EDGE

Coffman Signs On: ENDA Gains One New GOP Co-Sponsor

The Employment Non Discrimination Act , currently stalled in the Republican lead House of Representatives due to lack of support by Speaker John Boehner and GOP lawmakers, gained a new ally Wednesday when Colorado Repubican Rep. Mike Coffman announced his support for the legislation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Richard Hanna, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jim Gerlach, Representative Charles Dent, Representative Jon Runyan, John Boehner

Groong

AAA: Assembly Submits Testimony to Congress in Support of Robust....

PRESS RELEASE Date: April 9, 2014 ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY OF AMERICA Contact: Taniel Koushakjian Telephone: 393-3434 Email: aaapress@gmail.com Web: www.aaainc.org ARMENIAN ASSEMBLY SUBMITS TESTIMONY TO CONGRESS IN SUPPORT OF ROBUST U.S. ASSISTANCE TO ARMENIA & ARTSAKH, SAFEGUARDING KESSAB ARMENIANS WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last week, the Armenian Assembly of ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Nita Lowey, Republican

SILive.com

Import toxic soil to cap toxic N.J. tract near Arthur Kill? No way

There are plenty of good, sound environmental reasons for authorities on every level of government to put the kibosh on the so-called Rahway Arch project in New Jersey on the banks of the Rahway River, just upstream from the Arthur Kill.

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Related Topix: Rahway, NJ, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Flood, Natural Disasters, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Opinion

Examiner.com

House Republicans want provisions to pass unemployment benefits extension bill

Now that the Senate passed the unemployment benefits extension bill Speaker of the House John Boehner will have to decide if he will put it to a vote since Republicans are considering adding provisions to support the bill, April 8, 2014 Now that the Senate passed the unemployment benefits extension bill Speaker of the House John Boehner will have ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pete Sessions, Peter King, Christopher Smith

Wed Apr 09, 2014

US News & World Report

Darrell Issa Calls His Colleagues in Congress 'Luddites'

One of Congress' most tech-savvy, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., picked on his colleagues Tuesday for not getting with the program when it comes to technology during a gala thrown by the Internet Association.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Science, Computer Science, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Carolyn Maloney

SILive.com

Conservancy advocate calls on electeds to weigh in on Bayonne project noise

The North Shore Waterfront Conservancy Tuesday called on top federal and state officials to weigh in on what it called the "day- and night-mare" faced by Staten Islanders impacted by the Bayonne Bridge deck project.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, US Politics, Charles Schumer, Republican, US House of Representatives, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Brooklyn, NY

New York Daily News

EXCLUSIVE: Republicans plan to tie Democrat Recchia to de Blasio in bid to keep Staten Island

Republicans plan on associating Democrat challenger Domenic Recchia as closely to Mayor de Blasio as possible in a strategy to keep Staten Island's congressional seat, strategists said.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Detroit News

Showtime's 'Years of Living Dangerously' tries to transcned politics

Producers of a Showtime series on global warming said it was crucial to get celebrities and Republicans involved to spread the stories beyond people who already believe it's an important issue.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, California Government, California, Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, US Governors, Al Gore

The Reporter

Unemployment benefits bill headed to House

In this March 26, 2014, file photo, Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Washington, DC, John Boehner

The New York Observer

Ferry Bad Situation

The Staten Island Ferry is more than just another mode of transportation. It's a tourist attraction and an iconic presence in New York Harbor.

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

SILive.com

Staten Island Rep. Michael Grimm, GOP colleagues press Boehner, Cantor on unemployment benefits

Rep. Michael Grimm is part of a group of House Republicans pressing leadership to schedule a vote on extending emergency unemployment benefits.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, John Boehner, Eric Cantor

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Congressman Tom Reed prefers tax credit to unemployment bill

Three New York House Republicans want their chamber to act on legislation passed by the Senate Monday to temporarily renew long-term unemployment benefits, But Rep. Tom Reed prefers a different option.

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Related Topix: Representative Tom Reed, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Peter King, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, John Boehner

Daily Kos

Abbreviated pundit roundup: CIA torture report, unemployment insurance, and more

More than a year after it approved a report critical of the CIA's interrogation and detention policies, the Senate Intelligence Committee has voted to make a portion of the document public.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jon Runyan, Frank LoBiondo

Mon Apr 07, 2014

SILive.com

After S.I. Ferry captain blows whistle about 'risky' boats, Rep. Grimm wants USCG briefing

Rep. Michael Grimm on Monday announced that he has requested a formal briefing with the U.S. Coast Guard, following a Staten Island Ferry captain's allegations, published in the New York Post on Sunday, that passengers are "at risk," especially on the fleet's three Molinari-class vessels.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY, US Coast Guard, US Military

Sun Apr 06, 2014

TwinCities

Senate likely to pass unemployment extension

The Senate is expected to easily approve on Monday legislation restoring unemployment benefits to nearly 3 million people, throwing the bill to a divided House where Republicans favor starkly different approaches to the issue.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Peter King, Eric Cantor

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