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Monday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Residents express desire to save Claflin

The city's plans to turn the old Claflin School building over to the federal government may be postponed if concerned citizens have their way.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Columbus, GA, Fort Benning, GA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Cross Roads News

Bill seeks honor for historic church

Congress is exploring whether the historic West Hunter Street Baptist Church in Atlanta meets the criteria for designation in the National Park System.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Hank Johnson, John Barrow, David Scott

Wed Apr 16, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Congress unhappy with DoD, VA health records progress

House lawmakers plan to hold back millions in dollars of technology funding from Defense and Veterans Affairs department planners until Congress is convinced they are making progress on developing a way to share electronic medical records.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, Sam Farr, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Federal finance ruling may filter to Georgia

This year’s elections in Georgia are likely to be affected by the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that broke down limits on total federal campaign contributions, a leading political scientist said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Georgia, Georgia Government, US Supreme Court

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WALB-TV Albany

Commissioners to hold public meeting on proposed gas pipeline

Folks concerned about a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through Dougherty County can voice their opinions during a meeting on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Dougherty County, GA, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Peach Pundit

American Conservative Union Releases 2013 Scorecard

This post has been updated to reflect the correct lifetime score for Rep. Phil Gingrey.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, Jack Kingston, John Barrow, Representative Rob Woodall, Democrat

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Daily Kos

18 Democrats Join House Republicans in Taking Another Swing at the Affordable Care Act

Earlier today, the House passed the deceptively titled Save American Workers Act .

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Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, Healthcare Law, Law, John Barrow

Peach Pundit

Congs. Bishop, King Call for More Prostate Cancer Research

Georgia's own Sanford Bishop teamed with New York congressman Peter King to write a bi-partisan letter calling for an extra $80 million in funding for prostate cancer research.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Times

Ga. district lines mean strong GOP advantage

Republicans hold both U.S. Senate seats and a majority of U.S. House seats. The GOP holds every statewide constitutional office and controls both chambers of the General Assembly.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Barrow, US House of Representatives, Jim Marshall, Democrat, Representative Austin Scott, Republican, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss

Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Political Notebook: Your vote counts

Nate Silver, the elections prognosticator behind FiveThirtyEight, says Republicans are “slight favorites” to take control of the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Saxby Chambliss, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Georgia, Peach County, GA, University of Georgia Fort Valley State

Fri Mar 28, 2014

SavannahNow

Editorial: Infuriating answers to port deepening questions

W HEN THE Obama administration unexpectedly put the brakes on Savannah harbor deepening last month, the White House argued that it had nothing to do with politics.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tom Graves, Opinion

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Georgia district lines mean strong GOP advantage

Georgia is undoubtedly a conservative-leaning state. Republicans hold both U.S. Senate seats and a majority of U.S. House seats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Barrow, US News, US House of Representatives, Jim Marshall, Democrat, Representative Austin Scott, Republican, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss

Politico

Hamburg reaffirms Fda Gmo-labeling position - More from House...

LABELING POSITION: "FDA will soon re-assert that it's unnecessary to mandate labels for foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said yesterday in a hearing on Capitol Hill."

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition

Thu Mar 27, 2014

SavannahNow

Kingston: 'There's got to be somebody not for SHEP'

If you were a fly on the wall at Wednesday's Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill, you would know why there was no money in the president's 2015 budget for construction of the Savannah Harbor deepening project known as SHEP.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Savannah, GA

Fox News

Capitol Police chief squares off against Hill 'mayors' in tense hearing

As in 535 members of Congress. That's 100 senators, 435 representatives. Most with very pointed notions as to how to police their "town."

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Roll Call

Dine Acknowledges Partial Lockdown Spurred by Navy Yard Created Confusion

An armored police vehicle and an officer in body armor stood guard on the East Plaza of the Capitol on the day of the Navy Yard shooting.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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