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Wednesday Aug 27 | The Washington Post

Obama again faces Congress question on Syria

One year ago, President Barack Obama was barreling toward airstrikes in Syria when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval from congressional lawmakers.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Washington, DC, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Daily News

Election Commission Certifies Vote

The Shelby County Election Commission certified the August election results Monday, Aug. 25, at the beginning of a week that includes an early oath of office for those elected to county offices on the ballot.

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Related Topix: Shelby County, TN, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Luttrell, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Memphis Flyer

Bogus Ballot Case Continued Against M. LaTroy Williams

Although he had somehow avoided being personally served with a summons to court regarding what newly reelected 9th District congressman Steve Cohen regarded as purposely misleading campaign ads, Williams turned up Monday in the courtroom of Circuit Court Judge Karen Williams for a hearing on the matter.

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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Horse

Congressmen Call for Strict Inspections at TWH Celebration

More than 50 Congress members have asked USDA Secretary Tom Vilsak to instruct USDA personnel to take an active role in enforcing the Horse Protection Act at this year's Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ed Whitfield, Republican

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Hill

Democrats are part of the problem in Ferguson, too

The halls of an adjourned Congress are ringing with passionate calls to address the civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., which resulted from the lethal shooting of an unarmed black teen by police.

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Related Topix: US News, Ferguson, MO, US Politics, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Hank Johnson

The Hill

Democrats are part of the problem in Ferguson, too

The halls of an adjourned Congress are ringing with passionate calls to address the civil unrest in Ferguson, Mo., which resulted from the lethal shooting of an unarmed black teen by police.

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Related Topix: US News, Ferguson, MO, US Politics, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Hank Johnson

Fri Aug 15, 2014

ABC News

Lawmakers Rip Ferguson Police Response to Protesters

The law enforcement response to the protest has been labeled overly combative, even militaristic - and lawmakers are now concerned that the situation is emblematic of a more pervasive problem.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, Representative Hank Johnson, Representative Marcia Fudge, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn has nabbed the endorsement of former Georgia Gov. Zell Miller , a conservative Democrat whoA s backed more Republicans than members of his own party in recent years.

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Related Topix: Georgia, US News, US Politics, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sheila Jackson-Lee, W.

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Memphis Flyer

Sara Kyle Will Apparently Contest Marrero for Husband Jim Kyle's Senate Vacancy

Although former state Senator Beverly Marrero has gotten off to a good start in a quest to fill the Senate seat which Chancellor-elect Jim Kyle will be vacating, she is about t to acquire a potent rival.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Shelby County, TN

Silicon Alley Insider

Members Of Congress Want Hearings To Ask Whether 'Local Law Enforcement Is Out Of Control'

Three members of the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter to Chairman Bob Goodlatte on Thursday asking him to hold hearings on a series of issues related to local law enforcement in the wake of the controversial police response to protests in Ferguson, Missouri this week .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Ferguson, MO, John Conyers, Democrat, Riot

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

VA referrals to private doctors on rise

Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, talks to delegates of the AMVETS National Convention at the Cannon Center for Performing Arts in Memphis, Tenn.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nursing

The Memphis Flyer

Here We Go Again: There's Still a Race On in the 9th?

Repubklican Charlotte Bergman , here with boosters will try again in he general election against incumbent Steve Cohen, newly victorious in the Democratic primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jim Cooper, Spring Hill, TN

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Hill

Tributes pour in for Robin Williams

Memories, photos and praise for Robin Williams are continuing to pour in from lawmakers, following the legendary comedian and "Mork & Mindy" star's death .

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Mrs. Doubtfire, Drama Movies, Dead Poets Society, Celebrities, Robin Williams, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Al Franken, US House of Representatives

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Daily News

Supreme Court Retention Clash Likely to Continue

Both sides declared victory when the three Tennessee Supreme Court justices were retained by voters in the Thursday, Aug. 7, statewide judicial elections.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tennessee Government

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Forward

Memphis Rep. Steve Cohen Turns Back Challenge

Rep. Steve Cohen easily survived a primary election challenge, making it likely he will continue to represent Tennessee's 9th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Associated Press

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Capitol Hill Blue

Lamar Alexander easily defeats tea party contenders

Republican Lamar Alexander became the latest U.S. senator to fend off a tea party challenge in a primary race Thursday, defeating a state lawmaker who had used a familiar tactic in trying to cast him as an out of touch insider.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Eric Cantor, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Democrat, Robert Scott

The Memphis Flyer

Election Results Give Reason for Optimism

It's been a long time since I woke on the day after an election in Shelby County feeling as optimistic and grateful as I do today.

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Related Topix: Shelby County, TN, US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Collierville, TN, Germantown, TN

The Memphis Flyer

a Déjà Vu Election: Cohen Breezes, Gop Repeats Countywide...

Shelby County's Democrats began the election year with a determination to avoid the Republican sweep in countywide races that embarrassed and disempowered them four years ago and left many of them claiming election fraud at the hands of the GOP or the Election Commission.

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

The Memphis Flyer

GOP Wins Big in Local Races; Cohen Beats Wilkins

Mark Luttrell, Amy Weirich, BIll Oldham and most of the rest of the GOP slate running for Shelby County offices won in Thursday's election.

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Related Topix: Luttrell, TN, Shelby County, TN, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

KNUS-AM Aurora

Rep. DesJarlais holds on in Tenn. despite scandals

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Zach Wamp, US House of Representatives, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Democrat, Lamar Alexander, US Senate

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