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21 hrs ago | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Sea legs: Rep. Scott finds success in second year

Now following the end of her second-ever legislative session as a state representative, she is learning that governing sometimes involves things like stress management.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat, Small Business, Personal Finance

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Colorado Statesman

Termed-out Democrats discuss their legacies

Several Democrats will face term limits this year after many years of service, including Rep. Mark Ferrandino, the first openly gay speaker of the House, who believes that his rise to leadership oddly rested in part on the failure of a same-sex civil unions measure in 2012.

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Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, Representative Scott Tipton, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat

Sun Apr 13, 2014

River Cities' Reader

Botched Millionaire Tax Brings Benefits to Democrats

A long time ago I asked Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan why he never golfed at his golf-outing fundraisers.

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Related Topix: US News, Illinois, Illinois Government, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Representative Austin Scott, Republican, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Logan County Herald

Illinois millionaires' tax dies, but other tax plans very much alive

Illinois taxpayers are looking at either a graduated income tax, which takes more taxes from people who earn more, and a proposal from Gov. Pat Quinn to make permanent the 2011 "temporary" income tax.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Tax, Pat Quinn, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Gazette

Lamborn forced into primary, Renfroe wins CD4 in upset

Congressman Doug Lamborn was unexpectedly forced into a primary Friday afternoon after a late-comer to the election, Bentley Rayburn, earned enough delegate support to put his name on the June ballot.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, Representative Robert "Bobby'' Scott, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

WVEC-TV Norfolk

40 lawmakers work to stop closure of military fast food outlets

Rep. Scott Rigell and Rep. Walter Jones were among those who signed the letter sent Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Walter Jones, Republican, US Military, US Navy, US Marine Corps

WJPF-AM Carterville

Legislative Roundup - April 9

Michael Madigan's spokesman says the Illinois House speaker is withdrawing a plan to tax millionaires in the state.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Washington Post

The odds are that Vance McAllister wona t survive smoochgate

Then-newly-elected Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La., waits to be sworn in on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: Monroe, LA, Sex Scandal, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Steven LaTourette

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

House passes Ryan budget with big cuts

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., goes before the House Rules Committee for final work on his budget to fund the government in fiscal year 2015, at the Capitol in Washington, in this April 7, 2014 file photo.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Medicaid, Health, Democrat, Randy Forbes, Chris Van Hollen

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Illinois House leader halts millionaire tax plan

An effort to tax Illinois millionaires is on hold after the state's powerful House speaker couldn't get enough votes to push his plan through the Democratic-controlled Legislature.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat

My FOX Chicago

Spokesman: Madigan halting Ill. millionaires tax

Steve Brown is the Chicago Democrat's spokesman. He said Wednesday that Madigan blames Republicans who wouldn't support the proposal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, David Scott, Rahm Emanuel

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

Scott Krug

State lawmakers claimed more than $1.1 million in reimbursement for working in the Capitol in 2013, a hefty increase from 2012 that was consistent with past non-election year amounts.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Dane County, WI, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Start your engines: Candidates qualify for state races

Thursday was the deadline to file qualifying petitions for the August primary election for the governor's office, state legislative seats and Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Haslam, US Governors, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Apr 02, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Local soldier, local congressman talk about shooting at Fort Hood

Herrell is an Army specialist from Virginia Beach who arrived at Fort Hood in 2010, missing the mass shooting that took place in 2009.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Virginia Beach, VA, US Politics, Representative Robert "Bobby'' Scott, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Philly.com

Lead prosecutor in sting appears before ethics panel

The lead prosecutor in the undercover sting investigation spent nearly two hours behind closed doors Monday testifying before the House Committee on Ethics about the now-shuttered case that captured four Philadelphia legislators on tape accepting money.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, David Scott, Democrat

Voice of America

NASA Scientists Testing New Aircraft Designs

The U.S Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, is commonly associated with space exploration, but aeronautics is still a big part of the agency's research.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, Hampton, VA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Roll Call

Judiciary Committee Tries to Assert Jurisdiction on FISA Rewrite

Republicans and Democrats on the Judiciary Committee are trying to assert jurisdiction over legislation revamping the National Security Agency's surveillance programs - days after the bipartisan leadership of the Intelligence Committee outlined its own plan .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Conyers, Jerrold Nadler, Dutch Ruppersberger, Republican, Mike Rogers

Virginia Business

Virginia leads country in number of U.S. shipbuilding jobs

Recent studies showed Virginia with 63,650 shipyard jobs, far above any other state, with California coming in second with 37,140 jobs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Tim Kaine, US Senate, Virginia, Virginia Government, US Governors, Tim Kaine, Newport News, VA

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Newport News Rep. Scott promotes Affordable Care Act on fourth anniversary

To mark the fourth anniversary of the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act , often called Obamacare, U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott stopped by the Community Free Clinic in Newport News on Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Newport News, VA, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

Sun Mar 23, 2014

NBC29

Rep. Scott to highlight health reform at Va clinic

U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott is visiting a clinic in Newport News on Monday to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act's enactment.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, David Scott

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