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Friday | Daily Camera

A mental health checkup

The country's inadequate mental health system gets the most attention after instances of mass violence of the sort that the nation has seen repeatedly over the past few months.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

National Review Online

Tim Murphy's Mental-Health Reform Bill Gets the Endorsement of the Washington Post

Representative Tim Murphy, a Pennsylvania Republican who's Congress's only psychologist has a bill that tackles a few of the many problems with the way that the federal government handles mental health and the mentally ill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Murphy, Democrat

The Daily Caller

Obama faces cold audience in Pennsylvania [VIDEO]

President Barack Obama ventured Wednesday to a mostly blue-collar region of the United States and faced an audience that didn't seem thrilled to see him.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Barack Obama, Allegheny County, PA, Oakdale, PA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Automotive News

Automotive safety at any cost? Sounds good, but it's not true

The history of General Motors' ignition-switch fiasco is still fuzzy, but we know this: GM had the chance to replace a fatally flawed switch in the Chevy Cobalt with a part that cost less then $1 and did not do it.

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

The Huffington Post

Is the Nonprofit Mental Health Industry Misleading Congress?

Congress is being misled by the nonprofit mental health industry, which argues that ordinary life events like bad grades, being unemployed, having an unhappy marriage, and this year's cause celebre , bullying, are the mental illnesses worthy of congressional funding.

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

The Washington Post

Documents Show GM Slow to Respond to Vehicle Safety Complaints

Internal General Motors Co. documents released yesterday by Congress show that company executives, including Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra, were slow to respond to complaints about vehicle safety.

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

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Daily Beast

Meet the House GOP ShrinkBy Eleanor Clift

Rep. Tim Murphy sometimes get teased by colleagues about his profession. But in the wake of the Fort Hood and Pittsburgh attacks, he could see Mental Health Crisis Act become law.

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

Time

More Trouble For GM and Mary Barra

Mary Theresa Ruddy, right, and her husband Leo Ruddy hold a photo of their daughter Kelly Erin Ruddy, who was 21 when she died in a car accident in 2010 involving her 2005 Chevy Cobalt, as General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Capitol Hill, April 2, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Apr 10, 2014

CBS Local

Congressman Talks About Dealing With Mental Illness

Twenty-four people were injured in a stabbing at Franklin Regional High School yesterday, 21 of those were students.

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

TCPalm

8th Republican enters race against Rep. Murphy

Republican Frank Lynch of Jupiter is the latest person to declare intentions to seek U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy 's District 18 seat that includes Martin and St. Lucie counties.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Sean Patrick, Democrat, Representative Patrick Murphy

Reuters

UPDATE 4-GM places 2 engineers on leave in deadly ignition switch probe

General Motors Co said it has placed two engineers on paid leave as part of an internal investigation into defective ignition switches linked to 13 deaths and the global recall this year of 2.6 million cars.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Fred Upton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pennsylvania

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Rep. Tim Murphy discusses stabbing at Franklin Regional High School

Rep. Tim Murphy, who has experience as a child psychologist, talks to Pittsburgh's Action News 4 about the stabbings inside Franklin Regional High School.

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

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Washington Times

FILE ** Adm. Mike Mullen.

As more details come to light surrounding Spc. Ivan Lopez's state of mind before he fired on fellow service members at Fort Hood last week, the clearer it becomes, lawmakers and military leaders say, that the mental health of returning veterans no longer can be relegated to the back burner.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Washington Post

a oeSaturday Night Livea takes on the GM Congressional hearings

Bet you never thought Reps. Tim Murphy and Diana DeGette would get impersonated on "Saturday Night Live", did you? Chris Cillizza is founder and editor of The Fix, a leading blog on state and national politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Sports

Free Republic

Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 6 April 2014

FOX NEWS SUNDAY : Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; Sen. Tim Kaine, R-Va.; Michael Hayden, a former director of the CIA and the National Security Agency.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Tim Kaine, US Senate, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, Mike Rogers, Representative Tulsi Gabbard

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Worthy of support: Murphy's mental health bill faces the critics

U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, the Republican from Upper St. Clair who is a clinical psychologist, has been hailed in the press for undertaking the most comprehensive reform in years of the nation's ailing mental health system.

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

Free Republic

Minding the Minders of G.M.

There is a truism in Washington that was confirmed last week in Congress: Even less popular than government regulation is a regulator suspected of not doing its job.

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

Fri Apr 04, 2014

KPFA-FM Berkeley

Drugs and Mental Disabilities - April 4, 2014 at

On Wednesdaty, another jmass killing occurred at the Fort Hood army base in Texas.

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

Examiner.com

Mental health issues dominate recent news

Health care has been much in the news for months. Readers have learned more than most want to know about health insurance because of the prominence of the Affordable Care Act in news for several years.

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

ABC News

Guest Lineups for the Sunday News Shows

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Shaun McCutcheon, whose campaign finance case was decided last week by the Supreme Court; Robert Weissman, president of Public Citizen, a consumer advocacy group; Michael Mullen, a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Mike Rogers, Representative Tulsi Gabbard, Entertainment

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