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Monday Apr 14 | Albany Times Union

Editorial: Put the heat on

Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., departs the chamber during the vote on restoring jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed, legislation that expired late last year, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, April 7. Here's a spring break activity for a Congress that can't bring itself to help the estimated 4.3 million long-term unemployed Americans: Go ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Okla. political hopefuls wrap up candidate filing

Oklahoma's two U.S. Senate seats on the ballot in 2014 continued to draw a stream of political hopefuls on the final day of candidate filing Friday, including two-term Republican U.S. Rep. James Lankford of Edmond.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Frank Lucas, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Bridenstine, Representative Markwayne Mullin

The Miami Herald

Independent last to join race for US 4th District

An independent from Norman was the last to join the race for Oklahoma's 4th Congressional District to try and unseat six-term Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cole of Moore.

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

News Max

Ryan's Big Decision: Presidency or Ways and Means?

Rep. Paul Ryan has a big decision to make as his term as House Budget Committee chairman comes to an end - he must choose between seeking the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in or chairing the powerful House Ways and Means Committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Sean Duffy, Iowa, Terry Branstad, US Governors

Thu Apr 10, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundENDING an Endless War is Getting Harder to do

MOORE, Okla., May 20, 2013 9pm ET -- A devastating tornado said to be two and a quarter miles wide struck the city of Moore, Okla., just south of Oklahoma City, and destroyed thousands of homes and killed at least 24 people, including nine children, mostly third-graders, seven of whom drowned in an elementaery school where they huddled for safety.

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Related Topix: Moore, OK, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mary Fallin, Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma

KTEN-TV Denison

Moore Democrat seeks to oust Cole in Okla.'s 4th

Another Democrat is jumping into the race to try and unseat six-term Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cole of Moore.

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

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Oregonian

Unemployment extension news: Anxiety grows for job seekers as deal stalls in House

Xerox recruiting manager Natasha Ryan describes the company's job openings in its inbound customer service hub in Gresham.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pete Sessions, Representative Kevin McCarthy

The Miami Herald

Cole to face Democratic challenger in Okla.'s 4th

Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Cole will face a Democratic challenger in his race for a seventh term in the U.S. House.

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

The Washington Post

Is it time to pay Congress more?

Rep. Jim Moran believes it's time for members of Congress receive more compensation, but a House committee meeting Wednesday made clear that the time has not arrived.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat

Ridenbaugh Press

Spending on waste or investment?

All you need to know about the November election is found in dueling documents: Paul Ryan's budget and the House Democratic alternative.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Social Security, Personal Finance, Medicare, Health, Medicaid

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Hill

Markos Moulitsas: Eating crow on O-Care

Back on Aug. 5, 2013, always-wrong pundit Bill Kristol was sure that the Affordable Care Act would fail.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Orrin Hatch, US Senate, Senator Ted Cruz, Opinion

Daily Kos

House Republican on unemployment aid: 'It's time for this program to come to an end'

The Senate extended emergency unemployment aid for five months on Monday evening, but don't look for the more than two million people whose benefits have been cut off to get help anytime soon.

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

The Nation

11 GOP Excuses for Not Extending Unemployment Benefits

After months of haggling, the Senate finally passed a five-month extension of long-term unemployment benefits on Monday, retroactive to their expiration at the end of 2013.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative James Lankford, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Pete Sessions, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Reuters

U.S. House conservatives offer more austere alternative to Ryan budget

Conservative Republicans who believe that Representative Paul Ryan's budget plan does not cut spending fast or deeply enough will get a chance to support an alternative plan that aims to balance the budget in just four years instead of 10. The Republican Study Committee, the most influential bloc of House of Representatives conservatives, on Monday ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Steve Scalise, Tea Party, Barack Obama

Politico

House shrugs off Senate jobless bill

The bill's not high on the House agenda this week, and it won't be much higher when the House returns from a two-week recess at the end of the month.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Eric Cantor, Senator Dean Heller

Crescent-News.com

Carl Leubsdorf - Obamacare is alive and well -- and surpassing goals

The healthcare.com website doesn't work. Most people signing up for the Affordable Care Act already have insurance.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

United States Must Preserve the Internet

WASHINGTON, March 31 -- Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla. , issued the following column: What began as a U.S. Defense Department program in the 1960s has become a communications phenomenon that has revolutionized the way we share and acquire information.

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

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Connecticut Post

Leubsdorf: Obamacare is alive and well - and surpassing goals

The healthcare.com website doesn't work. Most people signing up for the Affordable Care Act already have insurance.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

News Max

Retiring Democrat: Lawmakers Need Pay Raise to Afford DC Life

Rep. Jim Moran wants members of Congress to make more than the $174,000 they earn now.

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

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Switched

Dem Rep Complains That Members Of Congress Are 'Underpaid'

Speaking to CQ Roll Call , Moran, who is retiring after this term, said he and his colleagues are not adequately compensated for their public service.

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Related Topix: US News, Roll Call, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

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