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1 hr ago | The Jewish News Weekly

Boxer reintroduces enhanced Israel bill

Citing the Gaza war as a catalyst, Sen. Barbara Boxer re-introduced with broad bipartisan support a bill that would enhance U.S.-Israel strategic ties.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Roy Blunt, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt

6 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Why EPA Suddenly Doesn't Have Anyone Running The Office That Protects Our Waterways

As E&E News reports , the office has actually gone without a confirmed head since February 2011.

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

10 hrs ago | KSL-TV

14 senators pitch new national monument in Utah

Fourteen senators, including Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., Elizabeth Warren, D- Mass., Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and others sent a letter to the president saying Utah should have a Greater Canyonlands National Monument.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jim Matheson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Canyonlands National Park, US National Parks

14 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

Nominee for U.S. ambassador to Turkey: 'Facilitating Armenia's...

On Tuesday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the nomination of John R. Bass to serve as the next U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Turkey, reported the Armenian Assembly of America .

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

Thu Jul 31, 2014

ABC News

Who Wore It Best? Senate Seersucker Thursday Is Back

After a two year hiatus, the tradition of Seersucker Thursday returned to the Senate today with lawmakers donning their finest seersucker suits.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Roger Wicker, Roger Wicker, Republican, US House of Representatives, Trent Lott, Johnny Isakson

The Fresno Bee

Dan Walters: The dog days of summer bring us speculative scenarios

They called the period, from the first week of July to the second week of August, dies caniculares because a particularly bright star, dubbed the "dog star," became invisible during midsummer and, they believed, made the sun even hotter than usual.

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Related Topix: August, CA, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Myrtle Beach Online

Editorial | Lawmakers must act on road, bridge funding

First there was the "fiscal cliff"; now congressional dysfunction has brought the country to the edge of the "highway cliff."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Tom Carper, Republican, Bob Corker, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Automotive News

GM missed red flag from rental car companies on fatal crashes

More than seven years before General Motors Co. began the biggest wave of auto recalls in history, an investigator for Vanguard Car Rental USA Inc. contacted the carmaker about a fatal rollover crash in California.

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Related Topix: General Motors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barstow, CA

The Washington Post

This Republican is trying to use Uber to sell his highway funding plan

This week, Sen. Mike Lee attempted to use Uber to explain his amendment to the federal highway bill that would shift authority over federal highway and transportation funds to the states, accompanied by an 80 percent cut in the federal gas tax.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mike Lee, Representative Tom Graves, Democrat

National Journal

What It Means to Be a Black Female Candidate

Stacey Abrams is a self-identifying introvert, a former bureaucrat, a businesswoman, and the author of eight romantic-suspense novels.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Los Angeles Times

Federal bills would crack down on college sexual assault

Anna, center, a victim of sexual assault at college, with her mother Susan, right, joins Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington to discuss the Campus Accountability and Safety Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Susan Davis, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Senator Boxer, Congresswoman Davis Introduce Bill to Provide...

Today, U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and Congresswoman Susan Davis introduced the Survivor Outreach and Support Campus Act , legislation that would require colleges and universities to establish an independent, on-campus advocate to support survivors of sexual assault.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Susan Davis, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Switched

California Democrats Propose Additional Bill To Address Campus Sexual Assault

Sen. Barbara Boxer and Rep. Susan Davis, both California Democrats, on Wednesday proposed new legislation to address campus sexual assault, just hours after a broader bipartisan package on the same topic was unveiled.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Susan Davis, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Cal State Chico

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Sen. Boxer: Obama's Pollution Proposal Can Prevent Bronchitis, Asthma Attacks, Heart Attacks

Senator Barbara Boxer supports the proposal, saying it would save and improve thousands of lives.

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

Silicon Alley Insider

The 'Highway Cliff' Is Back, And It's Rearing Its Ugly Head Just Days Before A Potential 'Shutdown'

With just two days left before lawmakers leave Washington, D.C. for a five-week-long recess, the House and Senate still have not agreed on how to keep funding federal highway and construction spending.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Bob Corker, Ron Wyden, Orrin Hatch

Politico

Obama's climate push takes center stage - EPA meets most climate change goals

OBAMA'S CLIMATE PUSH TAKES CENTER STAGE: The Obama administration and its supporters fanned out around the country Tuesday to press the case for acting on climate change, arguing on the Hill, at packed EPA hearings and in a new White House report that the price for doing nothing is far too high.

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

MilitaryCity.com

Bill aims to strengthen forensic training in sexual assault cases

The Defense Department must improve its procedures for investigating sexual assaults by standardizing training requirements for medical experts who examine victims and analyze rape kits, a bipartisan group of lawmakers say.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Susan Collins, Republican

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in underground parking garages and covered some of the best-known parts of... A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, University of Southern California

The Salinas Californian

Senate approves bill to extend highway fundSenate approves bill to...

Senate approves bill to extend highway fund Stage is set for last-minute congressional negotiations Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1rNFHp7 Traffic passes a construction zone at the interchange of U.S. Highway 65 and Interstate 80 in May in Altoona, Iowa.

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

The Daily Caller

White House Times Climate Report Release With EPA Hearings

The White House has released a major report on the economic costs of not immediately acting to curb global warming - coincidentally, on the same day the Environmental Protection Agency kicked off hearings on its controversial rule to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, US News, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Global Warming, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Conservative Political News

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