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14 hrs ago | Politico

Export-Import Bank in danger zone

Conservatives may be headlining the opposition to the Export-Import Bank, but the efforts of coal-friendly Democrats to change the little-known agency's rules could further jeopardize its future.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Republican, Senator Mike Johanns, Senator Roy Blunt

Yesterday | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Viewpoints: Money can't buy love in politics

Norton Simon is more than a museum in Pasadena. The late millionaire and philanthropist for whom the museum is named once was a California political candidate, spending freely of his own fortune to win a seat in the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Pasadena, CA, California, California Government, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Sat Jul 26, 2014

My Mother Lode

Governor Jerry Brown

It is outlined in the state Constitution that if California's Governor leaves the state, the next in command takes over the duties.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Democrat, Gavin Newsom, Mariposa County, CA, Tuolumne County, CA

San Mateo Daily Journal

Opportunities

One never knows when an opportunity will present itself. Sometimes it falls in one's lap, other times, it takes scratching and clawing so that "luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity" holds true.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Holtville Tribune

President Signs Boxer Legislation Honoring Nation's Top Military Aviators

President Obama today signed the Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act, legislation sponsored by Senator Barbara Boxer that designates the Distinguished Flying Cross Memorial at the March Field Air Museum in Riverside, California, as a national memorial to recognize members of our Armed Forces who have distinguished themselves by heroism ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ken Calvert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dianne Feinstein, Representative Mark Takano, Riverside (Riverside, CA)

Redwood Times

Legislators against new oil and gas leases off California coast

WASHINGTON >> Reps. Jared Huffman , Alan Lowenthal , and Lois Capps led a letter from members of the California Congressional delegation to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, urging her to prohibit any new offshore oil and gas lease sales in the California Outer Continental Shelf Planning Areas as her department develops the next schedule of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, Lois Capps, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Jared Huffman, Representative Alan Lowenthal, California

WTOC-TV Savannah

No more troops in Iraq, key senator says

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee met in Washington on Thursday to examine the options for U.S. policy in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Metal, Isis, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

SeacoastOnline

Fiorina exhorts nation's potential while addressing rotary club

Carly Fiorina, former chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard and a 2010 Republican candidate for the junior seat as a U.S. Senator from California, spoke to the Portsmouth Rotary Club on Thursday, promoting her latest venture, the "Unlocking Potential Project."

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, HP, Hewlett-Packard, Computers, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Portsmouth, NH

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Pacific Business Times

GoBiz director calls on communities to invest in workforce development

California's sometimes inward-looking cities need to make economic and business development a key part of their plans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California, San Luis Obispo, CA, Small Business, Personal Finance, Agriculture, Science

Patch.com

Rep. Huffman Fighting New Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing

Rep. Jared Huffman and other members of the California Congressional delegation are urging Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to prohibit any new offshore oil and gas lease sales in the California Outer Continental Shelf Planning Areas as her department develops the next schedule of potential offshore oil and gas lease sales.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Jared Huffman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, California, California Government

VDARE

California Democratic Leaders: Still Palely After All These Years

Jerry Brown, California's 76-year-old governor, is running for reelection this year to a post he first won in 1974.

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Related Topix: US Politics, California, Nancy Pelosi, US News, California Government, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

West Virginia Metro

EPA's McCarthy to Senate committee-coal still key

Federal Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy told members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Wednesday coal will still play a sizeable role in the nation's power generation capacity even if newly proposed emission regulations for existing power plants are enacted.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Global Warming, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Roger Wicker, Republican

Fleet Owner Magazine

ATA presses for shorter trust fund fix

The U.S. Senate is expected as early as today, July 23, to take up legislation to stave off an impending shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund and to authorize spending beyond the current Sept.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Democrat, Republican, Bob Corker, Thomas Carper

Petaluma360

North Coast congressmen: Stopgap fix for highway funding falls short

As lawmakers cobble together a temporary fix for the nation's crumbling infrastructure, the North Coast's two congressional representatives have reiterated their call for a long-term plan to fund federal highway projects.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Thompson, Representative Jared Huffman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, St. Helena, CA, San Rafael, CA, US Senate

Tue Jul 22, 2014

New York Daily News

Congressman revives bill on anti-missile defense for planes

A New York congressman is reintroducing legislation to install anti-missile technologies on U.S. commercial airliners, prompted by the Ukraine air disaster and Hamas rockets in the Gaza crisis.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, US Politics, US Senate, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 767

Noozhawk

Capps Leads California Delegation in Opposing New Oil, Gas Leasing Off Coast

Rep. Lois Capps , D-Santa Barbara, on Tuesday led a letter from members of the California congressional delegation to U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, urging her and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to prohibit any new offshore oil and gas lease sales in the Northern California, Central California and Southern California ... (more)

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Related Topix: California, Lois Capps, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, California Government

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Boxer unhappy with highway trust fund bill due for Senate voteBoxer...

Boxer unhappy with highway trust fund bill due for Senate vote Boxer oversees transportation policy as chair of the Environment and Public Works panel Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1myatdV If the Senate passes a House bill aimed at keeping the federal Highway Trust Fund solvent through May 2015 without making any ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sam Farr, US House of Representatives, Ron Wyden, Orrin Hatch, Republican, Thomas Carper

Switched

Judges Describe Toll Of Court Vacancies: Burnout, Delays, Pressure To Plead Guilty

Federal judicial vacancies are causing unsustainable courtroom delays, resulting in evidence going stale, witnesses dying before they can testify and, in some instances, people being pressured to plead guilty just to get out of jail faster, according to study released Monday by the Brennan Center for Justice.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas, Democrat, California, California Government

TheBlaze.com

Charles Krauthammer Calls the U.N. the 'Headquarters of the...

"It is this astonishment and refusal to accept the realities of the uniqueness and the magnificence and the importance of this Jewish state that leads to all the mystery you're hearing and all the lies you see on television and on the media about the calumnies that you hear against Israel, issued in the four corners of the globe, particular in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

The Hill

Week ahead: Senators square off on EPA climate rule

The Senate will get its first crack this week at the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to reduce carbon emissions from power plants.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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