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10 hrs ago | Roll Call

The Republican Brand's Recovery Tour - Sort Of

There was a time, a little less than a year ago, when Democrats salivated at the thought of running against the GOP brand and demonizing Republican candidates by attacking them and their party for "shutting down the government." But the Republican brand has largely recovered from its low point in late October, and even former Virginia Republican Rep. Tom Davis might now have to revise and extend his one-time comment that if the Republican Party "were a dog food, they would take us off the shelf."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Brownback's call to sack task force member sparks debate

Gov. Sam Brownback's political allies rocked the Kansas State Fair as their Republican champion heaped praise on rural public education and hitched Democrat Paul Davis to a school consolidation remark by a former GOP senator. "I'm opposed to forced consolidation," Brownback told the State Fair debate crowd.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Jo Ann Davis, Geoff Davis, US House of Representatives

Mon Sep 08, 2014

CBS News

Will Congress avoid another government shutdown?

After a five-week recess, members of Congress will gather in Washington to squeeze out a few last weeks of work before all attention turns to the upcoming midterm elections. And while several issues can be punted until after the campaign frenzy dies down, one cannot: they must pass at least a short-term spending bill to keep the government running after Sept.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King

Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Brownback, Davis spar in face-to-face State Fair debate

Governor candidates Paul Davis and Sam Brownback worked a fired-up, standing-room-only debate crowd Saturday on the way to aggressively marketing themselves as the person most capable of answering challenges confronting state government in Kansas. The Kansas State Fair format invited partisans assembled at the outdoor venue to engage in slogan-chanting contests replete with cow bells, bongo drums and enough cheering and booing to mirror a college football rivalry game.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Kansas, US House of Representatives

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Bloomberg

Export-Import Plan Said to Be Short on Loan Certainty

House Republican leaders are considering a short-term extension of the U.S. Export-Import Bank amid a dispute with Tea Party-aligned members who want to let the 80-year-old agency lapse Sept. 30. Leaders are discussing an extension of several months, said a Republican aide who asked yesterday not to be identified because no plans have been made public.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative John Campbell, Republican, US House of Representatives, Gary Miller, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Post and Courier

Medical marijuana committee set to untangle bill

When a push for a marijuana-related bill succeeded last year, proponents considered it a huge coup for an issue some thought could get blocked by more conservative members of the Republican-controlled S.C. Legislature.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charleston, SC, Agriculture, Science

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Patch.com

LETTER: Point Pleasant Beach Mayor Addresses Inlet Bathroom Issues, Other Topics

This past month there have been a number of letters concerning the topics of bathrooms at the inlet, the town's financial condition and whether Democratic candidate for council, Bryn Rickman, is a "fiscal conservative."

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Related Topix: Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The News-Gazette

Tom Kacich: She's worth how much?

The Republican incumbent, Rodney Davis, is the less wealthy candidate with assets totaling between $190,022 and $750,000, and liabilities between $100,001 and $250,000.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jo Ann Davis, Geoff Davis, Danny Davis, Democrat

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Bush's Counsel Fights 'Nefarious Reports'

President George W. Bush's Office of Special Counsel head Scott Bloch filed his third RICO complaint in as many years, again claiming that Bush administration officials, Congressman Tom Davis and others conspired to boot him out of office with a bogus criminal investigation, to cover up their own corruption and misuse of power at the highest levels ... (more)

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Related Topix: George Bush, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Kos

Overseeing Koch Profits: The Roots of David Vitter's Green Billionaires Club Report

A DeSmogBlog investigation reveals that Kristina Moore, the Senate staffer listed as the author of U.S. Sen. David Vitter's "green billionaire's club" reportpublished by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on July 30, has career roots tracing back to the Koch Brothers' right-wing machine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, George Mason University, US House of Representatives, Rutgers University

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Former Congressman Becomes New George Mason Rector

Former Congressman Tom Davis is the new rector of George Mason University. The Vienna Republican represented several Northern Virginia jurisdictions in the U.S. House of Representatives for seven terms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Mason University

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