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2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

In new 30-second spot, District 6 candidate Will Brooke whiteboards his economic plan

Will Brooke. United States Congressional Alabama District 6 candidates met with the Editorial Board of Alabama Media Group in Birmingham, Alabama Monday April 21, 2014.

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

6 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

Meet Wall Street's Secret Weapon

More than two hours into a meeting of the House Financial Services Committee last month, the members were bickering over two versions of a bill designed to ease a new regulation that affected banks, part of the sweeping 2010 overhaul of financial laws known as the Dodd-Frank Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Scott Garrett, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ann Wagner, Jeb Hensarling, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Roll Call

Internal Poll: GOP Primary Wide Open in Alabama Race

A new internal poll shows the crowded primary in Alabama's open 6th District is wide open less than two months before the primary, according to information provided first to CQ Roll Call.

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

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Trussville Tribune

Northern Beltline groundbreaking: - Very important' to governor

U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus pulled out an old photo he said he discovered while cleaning out his desk, a photo from 40 years ago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alabama, Palmerdale, AL, Jefferson County, AL, Bessemer, AL, Robert Bentley, US Governors

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Alabama Live

Bentley, Bachus among officials scheduled for Northern Beltline groundbreaking

Gov. Robert Bentley, U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus and Federal Highway Administration Acting Director Greg Nadeau are expected to address an official groundbreaking Monday for the Northern Beltline.

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Related Topix: Robert Bentley, US Governors, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Gardendale, AL, Vestavia Hills, AL

Slate Magazine

Warren's World

The political world, for Elizabeth Warren, is a Lewis Carroll derp-o-sphere where no one can focus on what matters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, Massachusetts, John Edwards

Tue Apr 15, 2014

MarketWatch

Republican joins ranks of politicians shooting guns

The state senator, who's running for Montana's seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, is shown in a new campaign ad shooting a rifle at an imaginary drone.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law

Alabama Live

Paul DeMarco picks up support from Manufacture Alabama trade association

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - An Alabama trade association has announced it is backing Alabama state Rep. Paul DeMarco in the race to fill Alabama's 6th district Congressional seat, which U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus is vacating at the end of this term.

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

Alabama Live

District 6 candidate Gary Palmer gets endorsement from conservative columnist Quin Hillyer...

Gary Palmer, the co-founder of the Alabama Policy Institute, is a candidate in the race for Alabama's 6th Congressional district.

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

Alabama Live

Is politics in Alabama cursed?

About the writer John Archibald is a columnist for the Alabama Media Group. His work appears in the newspaper on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and online at AL.com all the time.

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Related Topix: Representative Terri Sewell, US Politics, Representative Parker Griffith, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Alabama, Mobile County, AL, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

National Public Radio

2 Congressmen Have Questions In Jill Kelley Leak

Two Republican congressmen, Spencer Bachus and Walter Jones, say the Justice Department inspector general's office is declining to look into a complaint by a businesswoman whose identity was leaked to the news media after she reported to the FBI that she was the victim of a cyberstalker.

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

National Review Online

Hillyer: Congressional Candidate of the Year

From Alabama's sixth district, near Birmingham, veteran think-tank workhorse Gary Palmer could immediately, even as a freshman, be a conservative congressional superstar.

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

Sat Apr 12, 2014

InvestmentNews

Is Finra pulling its efforts to be the SRO for advisers?

Is the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. pursuing a campaign, either directly or indirectly, to become the self-regulatory organization for registered investment advisers? Nearly two years ago, Finra made a strong effort on Capitol Hill to promote legislation that would shift regulation of investment advisers to a self-regulatory ... (more)

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling

SFGate

Crowded field seeks GOP nod in 6th District

On the campus of Samford University , seven Republican hopefuls took the stage at a candidate forum to explain why voters should send them to the U.S. Congress .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Ron Paul, Samford University, Alabama

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Alabama Live

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart goes after Will Brooke's shooting-up-Obamacare ad

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The comedy news show 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' took aim at an ad for Alabama District 6 Republican candidate Will Brooke on Thursday evening.

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

Alabama Live

Paul DeMarco says he raised $484,000 since January in District 6 race

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Alabama state Rep. Paul DeMarco, a candidate in the race for the Republican nomination in Alabama's 6th Congressional district, has released his first quarter 2014 fundraising totals before the April 15 filing deadline, and claims to have raised $484,000 since January 1. DeMarco , R-Homewood, is one of seven Republican ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Thu Apr 10, 2014

InvestmentNews

Ketchum says Finra is backing off adviser oversight: Report

Finra chairman and chief executive officer Richard G. Ketchum said the regulator is no longer interested in expanding its oversight to financial advisers.

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

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Tech: House panel to consider Internet governance bill

The House Commerce subcommittee on Technology will mark up a Republican bill that would prevent the Obama administration from going through with plans to step out of its oversight role of the Internet's Web address system.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Shimkus, Bob Goodlatte, Marsha Blackburn, Anna Eshoo, Democrat

Roll Call

Forthcoming Barney Frank Documentary Aims to Inspire

Documentarians Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler are still putting the finishing touches on "Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank," an unflinching look at the life and times of retired Rep. Barney Frank.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, Republican

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Alabama Live

Fake Obama asks Georgia congressman to back off Obamacare in political ad

A Georgia congressman won't back off the Affordable Care Act , no matter what a Barack Obama impersonator says, USAToday.com reports .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Barack Obama

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