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Friday Apr 18 | The Washington Post

Lame ducksa s wings not yet clipped

Just because you're leaving Congress at the end of the year doesn't mean you can shirk your sworn duties to take your spouses on enviable trips overseas.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Portugal Travel, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, John Boehner, Ohio

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Iowa Senate race suddenly more competitive

A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing the Senate seat in Iowa, a prospect that would greatly enhance the party's chances of regaining control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Ron Paul

National Public Radio

Iowa Senate Race Suddenly More Competitive

A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing the Senate seat in Iowa, a prospect that would greatly enhance the party's chances of regaining control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Ron Paul

Tama News-Herald

Loras College poll shows leaders in Congressional Primary races

DUBUQUE, Iowa- The Loras College Poll released its results for select Iowa congressional primaries Wednesday, giving a look at how these races are shaping up in advance of the June election.

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Related Topix: Loras College, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa Government, Iowa, Representative Patrick Murphy, Representative Christopher Murphy

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Hill

Q1 tallies show strong start for House GOP

The first fundraising quarter of 2014 is in the books, with many campaigns boosting their hauls from previous quarters.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf, Iowa, Howard McKeon, Jim Gerlach

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Peach Pundit

4-H Presents Senator Saxby Chambliss with the 4-H Champion for Youth Award

National 4-H Council, together with 4-H youth and Cooperative Extension professionals from around the country, recognized Senator Saxby Chambliss with the 4-H Champion for Youth Award during a 4-H Congressional Breakfast on Capitol Hill on April 9. A 4-H alumnus, Chambliss received the award in honor of his work advancing 4-H youth development in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Saxby Chambliss, US House of Representatives, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat, Chris Van Hollen, Senator Christopher Coons, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sunherald.com

High-level GOP House Republican group visits Afghanistan

A House Republican delegation visited Afghanistan, Speaker John Boehner's office said Monday, to assess the country's security situation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Greg Walden, Devin Nunes, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, Representative Steve Womack

Roll Call

Realtors, Goldman Sachs, Comcast Move Money to Cantor

New fundraising reports show the Realtors have engaged more than 75 individual realtors from 35 states to contribute during March to the leadership PAC of Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., the House Majority Leader.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel

Georgia Faces

Friend of 4-H Georgia 4-H'ers help honor congressional 4-H alumni. Published April 14, 2014

National 4-H Council recognized Senator Saxby Chambliss with the 4-H Champion for Kids Award today during a 4-H Congressional Breakfast on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, Saxby Chambliss, Kids, Moultrie, GA, US News, Speakers

TIME.com

House Speaker John Boehner Visits Afghanistan

Speaker of the House John Bohener arrives for his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill, April 10, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Greg Walden, Devin Nunes

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Capitol Hill Blue

Republican hypocrisy rampant over 'real' spending cuts

When House Republicans pass Rep. Paul Ryan's budget for a fourth year in a row this week, they'll go on record again in favor of big spending cuts across a wide swath of programs, including Medicaid, food and farm aid and eliminating subsidies for Amtrak and airline flights to small cities.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Gosar, Representative Raul Labrador, Harold Rogers, Representative Tim Huelskamp

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Decorah Journal

Vasquez participates in Lutheran Immigration Leadership Summit

David Vasquez, Luther College campus pastor, met with lawmakers in Washington, D.C. recently to express the support of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America for fair and compassionate immigration reform.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Luther College, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Republican

Lucianne.com

Report: Top Boehner AlliesDeparting Congress

House Speaker John Boehner's top allies are racing out the door to retirement, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Dave Camp, Howard McKeon, Doc Hastings

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Washington Times

Inside the Beltway: Division - the lingering symptom of Obamacare

Obamacare could be the ultimate gauge of partisan politics. Consider: Republicans are 22 times more likely than Democrats to believe that health care reform could foul up the America's future.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Steve King

Mon Mar 31, 2014

News Max

Cancer-Free Rep. Camp's Future Still Up in the Air

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, who battled cancer last year, has fueled speculation that he won't run in November because he has not yet filed for re-election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Mike Rogers, Howard McKeon, John Boehner

Sunherald.com

Iowa praised, but no states mimic mapping system

Yet none of its upper Midwestern neighbors, most with single-party control at the state level, have emulated it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa Government, Iowa, John Boehner, Terry Branstad, US Governors

Wed Mar 26, 2014

News Max

GOP Strategist O'Connell: 'Political Trade Winds' Favor Republicans

GOP retirements in Congress are not likely to harm the party's strong prospects in the November midterm elections, says Republican strategist Ford O'Connell.

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Related Topix: US News, Gary Miller, US Politics, Howard McKeon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jon Runyan, Frank Wolf

Roll Call

Braley's Opponent? Two Seem Most Likely From Crowded Field

Iowa Democratic Senate hopeful Rep. Bruce Braley doesn't know yet which Republican candidate he'll be facing in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Barack Obama, Personal Finance, Retirement

The Des Moines Register

Loser-turned-winner Rick Santorum: Iowa didn't rip me off

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said today that he "wasn't ripped off in Iowa," even though hewas told on the night of the 2012 GOP caucuses that he'd lost by eight votes only to learn 10 days later that he'd actually won by 34 votes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Iowa, US Senate, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Des Moines Register

Norman Borlaug statue unveiled at U.S. Capitol

The leaders of both Iowa and the nation celebrated the legend of Norman Borlaug, Iowa's native son, at a ceremony today intended to honor the mancredited with saving a billion people from starvation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Chuck Grassley, Agriculture, Science, Terry Branstad, US Governors

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