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Thursday Jul 17 | The Hill

Why we should sweat the small stuff

Following this week's debates concerning hotspots from Israel to the U.S.-Mexico border to our own Supreme Court, I am reminded of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's words: "Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Markwayne Mullin, Democrat, Representative Tulsi Gabbard

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Missing and exploited childrena s advocates press for more help

Rep. Todd Rokita's voice quavered as he closed a congressional hearing this week on the abduction and sex trafficking of children.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Family, Kids, Alexandria, VA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily Kos

House Republicans finally let a poor person speak on poverty, but won't hear what she's saying

When Paul Ryan held his fifth hearing on the War on Poverty earlier this week, he finally allowed an actual poor person to speak.

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

World Magazine

The never-ending war on poverty

President Lyndon Johnson stood before Congress and declared a "war on poverty" in January 1964.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Roger Williams, Texas, Chris Van Hollen, Democrat

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Journal and Courier

Bangert: Rokita's reason as Palin cries, - Impeach'Bangert: Rokita's...

Bangert: Rokita's reason as Palin cries, 'Impeach' Rep. Rokita's civics lesson offers a voice of reason as Sarah Palin calls to impeach.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Lafayette, IN, Opinion

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Journal and Courier

Rokita in town for a Congress on Your CornerRokita in town for a...

Rokita in town for a Congress on Your Corner U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita will be at the Tippecanoe County Office Building on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Tippecanoe County, IN

Insurance Journal West

Export-Import Bank Could Be Reformed Rather Than Closed

The U.S. Export-Import Bank, derided by conservative critics as an expensive boondoggle, may win a reprieve from what looked like almost certain death in Congress if enough Republicans can be persuaded to let it live on, but with its wings clipped.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Representative Justin Amash, Jeb Hensarling

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Journal and Courier

Howey: Indiana's redistricting questionHowey: Indiana's redistricting ...

Howey: Indiana's redistricting question Congressional disfunction will continue until redistricting is addressed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Indiana, John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, Barack Obama, Opinion

Reuters

All is not lost for Ex-Im Bank amid Republican jockeying

The U.S. Export-Import Bank, derided by conservative critics as an expensive boondoggle, may win a reprieve from what looked like almost certain death in Congress if enough Republicans can be persuaded to let it live on, but with its wings clipped.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Representative Justin Amash, Representative Trey Gowdy, Jeb Hensarling

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Daily Caller

Student Data Could Be Sold To Coke, Expert Warns On Capitol Hill

Students could have advertisements directed at them by Coca-Cola due to holes in existing privacy laws, one expert testified Wednesday during a House hearing on the data security of American schoolchildren.

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Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola, Privacy, Education Etc., US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Conservative Political News

Politico

Today: Will the Senate answer DHS' pleas? - First in MC: Bad guys like cloud computing, too

TODAY: WILL THE SENATE ANSWER DHS' PLEAS? The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee today will consider legislation that addresses DHS' long-standing plea that Congress codify its cybersecurity role.

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Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

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