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3 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

More than 500 migrant kids sent to Pennsylvania

More than 500 migrant children among the tens of thousands who have flooded the southern U.S. border are being housed in Pennsylvania, attracting a visit from some members of Congress and at least one tea-party protest.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Lawmakers examine housing of unaccompanied minors entering United States illegally

Three members of Berks County's delegation to the House of Representatives gathered Tuesday in an effort to learn more about the local housing of Central American children who entered the United States illegally.

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Related Topix: Berks County, PA, US Politics, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Womelsdorf, PA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The York Daily Record

Pennsylvania lawmakers take more free, legal trips

U.S. House members from Pennsylvania and their staff accepted 41 privately paid trips so far this year, ranging from $20,000 in business-class airline tickets to Japan for Rep. Charlie Dent and his wife to $300-a-night hotel rooms for congressional staff at a luxurious Las Vegas casino resort.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tim Murphy, Representative Mike Kelly, Representative Tom Marino, Representative Keith Rothfus, Senator Pat Toomey, US Senate

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Philly.com

Two U.S. congressmen from Pa. keep pressure on VA for more answers

Two Pennsylvania congressmen on Thursday released pictures they say show boxes of mail that went unanswered for years 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

Philly.com

Local lawmakers back Pa. bill changing mental-health treatment

That's why, said state Rep. Tim Murphy , the age at which mentally ill children can choose whether they should have treatment should be raised.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tim Murphy, Bucks County, PA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Philly.com

And here you thought this was a do-nothing Congress

My congressman, Pat Meehan , seems like a nice enough chap, the kind of politician that -- if I may be allowed to coin a new phrase here -- you'd like to have a beer with.

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

Washington Times

GOP lawmaker: No taxpayer funds for Obama bowling alley upgrade

A House Republican lawmaker was introducing a measure Tuesday to ban the use of taxpayers' dollars to renovate the White House bowling alley.

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Washington Post

In the Loop: For judicial nominee, a 17-year wrinkle in time

Ronnie White, shown here in 2001, is on his way to the federal bench after a long wait.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Bush, W.

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Chemical and Engineering News

Bill Targets Security Gap

The Department of Homeland Security would have to take steps to ensure that all high-risk chemical facilities in the U.S. are complying with federal security requirements under a bill passed last week by the House of Representatives.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Ag Professional

ARA applauds House passage of Chemical Facility Security Bill

The Agricultural Retailers Association applauded the U.S. House of Representatives approval of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014 on Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

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

Philly.com

Media couple put their beliefs into action time and again

Rumsey and Robin Lasersohn, 48, his wife and business partner, created Delaware County United for Sensible Gun Policy after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn.

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Related Topix: Media, PA, Delaware County, PA, Guns, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Freshnews

NACD Welcomes Bipartisan CFATS Legislation Passage in House

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation that would provide a three-year authorization for the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program, which aims to safeguard chemical facilities from the threat of terrorist attack.

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

AmmoLand

Countering Gun Rights Haters on the Street and in the Press ~ Video

This video of me, Darren Wolfe, blasting universal background checks is what readers first see when they land on the Delaware County Daily Times article " Gun rights activists, gun control advocates face off over background checks " about the Saturday, June 28, 2014 competing rallies.

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Related Topix: Delaware County, PA, US Politics, Robert Brady, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chester, PA, Media, PA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Daily Kos

"Congress Quietly Deletes a Key Disclosure of Free Trips Lawmakers Take"

It's going to be a little more difficult to ferret out which members of Congress are lavished with all-expenses-paid trips around the world after the House has quietly stripped away the requirement that such privately sponsored travel be included on lawmakers' annual financial-disclosure forms.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Michael Conaway, Republican, US House of Representatives, Linda Sanchez, Democrat, Representative Charles Dent, Pennsylvania

Roll Call

Why the EPA Reversed Its Position on Renewable Fuels | Commentary

In late 2013, the oil industry scored a major victory over ethanol producers when the Obama administration proposed decreasing the level of biofuel that must be blended into gasoline.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Robert Brady, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Republican

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Politico

What to watch on the Hill today: Harkin's HEA plan - Oklahoma...

WHAT TO WATCH ON THE HILL: Senate HELP Chairman Tom Harkin will introduce his plan for HEA reauthorization today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, Jeff Flake, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Ventura County Star

House members argue over surge in young immigrants illegally entering the U.S.

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh C. Johnson told a congressional panel Tuesday that dire circumstances in their home countries and smugglers' misinformation about how they'll be treated in the U.S. largely explains the influx of unaccompanied minors crossing the border illegally.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Michael McCaul

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