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Thursday | The Nation

How Wall Street Money Is Driving Out the Last Populist House Republican

Congressman Walter Jones, a Republican who represents a wide swath of eastern North Carolina , might not strike you as a populist.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dick Cheney, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Liberal Political News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Government Executive

More Than 15,000 Federal Employees Make at Least $200K

Most of the discussion of pay for federal employees in recent months and years has been about insufficient or non-existent raises, pay gaps and budget shortfalls.

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Related Topix: Personnel Management, Human Resources, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Dan Benishek, Representative Paul Gosar, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Representative Pete Olson

Politico

Giving anti-Obamacare speeches to enrollees

Anti-Obamacare Republicans home on recess are coming face to face this week with newly insured constituents.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Representative Mark Meadows, Republican, US House of Representatives, Patrick McHenry, North Carolina Government, North Carolina

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Free Republic

Challenger to Walter Jones on immigration: "I...

Griffin said that while Jones, after being a Democrat, became a Republican but has worked since with the Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Stephanie Tubbs Jones, Democrat

Customer Interaction Solutions

The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) Rob Christensen column [The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 16--Could this be former Vice President Dick Cheney's revenge for U.S. Rep. Walter Jones suggesting that he should rot in hell for his role in the Iraq War? Jones, the 3rd District Republican, outraged the neo-conservatives last year when he told a group in Raleigh: "Lyndon Johnson's probably rotting in hell right ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Raleigh, NC, Immigration Reform, Public Relations, Dick Cheney

Roll Call

Republican Super PAC Spends Against Republicans

The war chest of a Republican-oriented Super PAC has been filled by three donors giving hundreds of thousands of dollars in March, but the funds are being spent against a Democrat and several Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Phil Gingrey, Non-Profit, Financial Services, Ameritrade Holding, Investment Services, Scott Brown, US Senate

National Review Online

April 15, 2014

John Bolton's political action committees are pulling in big bucks. Together, the former United Nations ambassador's groups, a PAC and a Super PAC that will back candidates who share Bolton's belief in a muscular foreign policy, raised nearly $2 million since their launch in November, sources say.

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Related Topix: Big Box Retailers, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Huffington Post

Congressmen Have Questions In Jill Kelley Leak

Two Republican congressmen, Spencer Bachus and Walter Jones, say the Justice Department inspector general's office is declining to look into a complaint by a businesswoman whose identity was leaked to the news media after she reported to the FBI that she was the victim of a cyberstalker.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Tampa, FL, US Military, US Air Force, MacDill Air Force Base

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Breitbart.com

Exclusive: Conservative Members Press GOP Leadership: Cut Off Bonuses for IRS Employees

A group of conservative House members led by Rep. Paul Gosar is writing to the leadership of the House Appropriations Committee to press for cutting off IRS employee bonuses in the division of the agency that targeted Tea Party groups.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Gosar, Tea Party, Representative Pete Olson

WVEC-TV Norfolk

40 lawmakers work to stop closure of military fast food outlets

Rep. Scott Rigell and Rep. Walter Jones were among those who signed the letter sent Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, Republican, US Military, US Navy, US Marine Corps

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Roll Call

Breaking Down the 12 Republican 'No' Votes on the Ryan Budget

This year saw more Republicans than ever vote against Budget Chairman Paul D. Ryan's spending blueprint, which passed the House Thursday 219-205 .

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Related Topix: Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Frank LoBiondo, Representative Austin Scott, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ralph Hall

The Washington Post

A super PAC that doesna t discriminate by party

It's not every day that an outside group simultaneously hits two candidates from different parties running in the same race before the primary election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Representative Walt Minnick, Non-Profit

John Locke Foundation

Dispatches from the campaign trail, April 10, 2014

Nine Republicans have filed in the primary contest. a On her website, incumbent Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan goes after Republican challenger Rep. Thom Tillis, R-Mecklenburg, for his opposition to a state-level "pay equity" bill addressing presumed differences between compensation for men and women in the workplace.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat

National Review Online

Eliana Johnson: North Carolina: The New Front in the GOP's Foreign-Policy Civil War

But that's exactly what he's doing in North Carolina's third congressional district, where he is trying to knock off Walter Jones, a 71-year-old congressman swept into office in the Gingrich revolution of 1994.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, US Marine Corps

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Politico

Inside the Army, Guard lobbying war

The Army and the National Guard are at war over the Guard's Apache helicopters, and both sides are turning to Congress for backup.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, US Politics, US News, Representative John Campbell, Republican, US House of Representatives, Duncan Hunter, Joe Wilson

The Huffington Post

Pass the Drone Strike Transparency Act

How should we decide where we stand on a controversial government policy? A crucial first step is to try to establish key facts in the public record.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Adam Schiff, Democrat, US News, Republican

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Jones testifies on bill to help NTB

Today, Congressman Walter B. Jones testified before a House Natural Resources subcommittee in support of H.R. 187, legislation he has introduced to correct a decades-old federal mapping error that has prohibited a significant portion of North Topsail Beach from accessing the National Flood Insurance Program .

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, North Topsail Beach, NC, Topsail Beach, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Jones votes in favor of budget baseline reform

Today, Congressman Walter B. Jones voted in favor of legislation that would save taxpayer dollars by revising the formula for establishing the annual budget baseline.

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

Athens Banner-Herald

Primary ballots to include Democrats' questions

The Secretary of State's Office this week released the list of nonbinding questions that will appear on Democratic ballots.

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

The Nation

It's Time the CIA Gets Some Serious Oversight

Every once in a while, the CIA's "Because I said so" club lets loose with a bit of preposterous condescension that reminds us why, along with extraordinary rendition and drone strikes, we're also a nation of transparency and checks and balances.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Republican, Liberal Political News

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