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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Boxer reintroduces enhanced Israel ally bill with broad support

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

16 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Senate to vote on highway money as deadline looms

The House passed a $10.8 billion bill last week that would pay for highway and transit aid through the end of May 2015 if transportation spending is maintained at current levels.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Senator Tom Carper, Republican, Bob Corker

16 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Obamacare at center of debate over California health insurance initiative

As state insurance commissioner, Dave Jones has the power to regulate rates for car and homeowner insurance.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NOLA.com

Republican senator blocks vote on resolution acknowledging climate change is a problem

Sen. James Inhofe , R-Ok., Monday night blocked a vote on a Democratic resolution that would have expressed the sense of the Senate that climate change is occurring and will continue to pose an ongoing risk.

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Related Topix: US Politics, James Inhofe, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Environment, Science, Sheldon Whitehouse

US News & World Report

Carly Fiorina Taking 2016 Temperature

Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO who unsuccessfully ran for U.S. Senate in California in 2010, is diving back into electoral politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Hewlett Packard, HP, Computers, Representative Michele Bachmann, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn

TaxVox

The "Helping Working Families Afford Child Care Act" Would Help,...

The Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit does not work for low-income families. It fails on three counts - the credit is nonrefundable, covers only a portion of expenses, and comes long after expenses have been incurred.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Patty Murray, Tax

Sun Jul 27, 2014

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

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

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