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14 min ago | ABC News

Senators call for CIA director John Brennan to resign

TANYA NOLAN: The director of America's Central Intelligence Agency is being called on to resign today after it was revealed that his officers improperly accessed a computer network used by congressional staff.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

4 hrs ago | National Journal

New Poll Shows New Face Leading Race to Replace Gary Peters

Former House members usually have the inside track in primaries, but a new poll from a group supporting a state rep puts Hansen Clarke behind in his comeback attempt.

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

8 hrs ago | MLive.com

Michigan's local, statewide primary battles also feature national themes

Debra Young, center, representing Safer Oak Park and Safer Hazel Park Coalition and campaign manager for Andrew Cissell, right, holds over 1,600 petitions, with Tim Beck, co-founder of the Safer Michigan coalition, at the Oak Park City Hall on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Representative Hansen Clarke, US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government, Oak Park, MI

12 hrs ago | SanLuisObispo.com

Obama holds foreign policy meeting with lawmakers

President Barack Obama meets with Congressional leaders to discuss foreign policy, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Joe Biden, Republican, John Cornyn

13 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls for end to corporate tax inversions

Sen. Elizabeth Warren called for an end to a tax loophole that lets corporations that renounce U.S. citizenship to dodge taxes.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Democrat

14 hrs ago | Roll Call

Reid Warns of Weekend Work in September

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is warning of a whirlwind September schedule that will feature a slew of do-over votes on Democratic campaign priorities.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Harry Reid, Barack Obama

17 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Michigan Democratic Senate candidate backed company that outsourced

Rep. Gary Peters ' role in securing an earmark and a tax credit for a now-bankrupt solar panel company could become a point of contention in Michigan 's hard-fought Senate race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Fred Upton, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Candice Miller, Dave Camp, Thaddeus McCotter, Mike Rogers, US Senate, Democrat

21 hrs ago | Instapundit

Odd Couple: Wall Street Foe Warren Stumps for Big-Businessman

Chants of "Run, Liz Run" filled the hall as Sen. Elizabeth Warren ran on to the stage at the Netroots Nation 2014 annual convention July 18 looking like everyone's favorite college professor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Representative Gary Peters, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Occupy Wall Street

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WebCPA

Congressional Democrats Introduce Bill to Ban Federal Contracts to Companies Moving Abroad

A group of Democratic lawmakers has introduced legislation designed to prohibit federal contracts to multinational companies that use corporate inversions to cut their tax rates.

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Related Topix: US News, Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Lloyd Doggett, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, SourceMedia

WLNS-TV Lansing

Leslie Fire Department Getting New Vehicle

Southeastern Michigan authorities say they've arrested a 17-year-old boy who chased his mother with an ax after she flushed his marijuana down the toilet.

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

New Yorker

Can the G.O.P. Take the Senate?

Just in case you haven't had enough bad news, here's a bit more from the domestic-politics desk.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Mitt Romney

ABC News

More Senators Seek Military Aid to Ukraine

Democratic senators joined their Republican colleagues Wednesday in calling for some U.S. military aid to Ukraine after receiving a closed-door briefing from senior Obama administration officials.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Republican, Lindsey Graham

Roll Call

The Calm Before the Pre-Recess Storm

As House and Senate leadership scrambled to reach agreements on legislation to address the Veterans Affairs backlog, reauthorizing transportation programs and the influx of Central Americans at the Southern border before they adjourned for recess, Barbara Halpern-Levin, wife of Sen. Carl Levin, paused calmly in the middle of the Capitol Crypt.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Tulsi Gabbard, Barack Obama

Weekday Magazine

Top U.S. Democrat Calls For Lethal Aid For Ukraine

A leading Democrat in the U.S. Senate has called for giving the Ukrainian military "defensive" lethal aid, a move that President Barack Obama has thus far refused.

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

NCR Iran

Senate briefing condemns Iranian regime destructive role in Iraq

At a senate briefing at Capitol Hill, entitled "Tumult in Iraq: Maliki's Role and Iran's Nefarious Influence," several senior former officials and a U.S. senator strongly condemned the Iranian regime's destructive role in Iraq.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Roy Blunt, Roy Blunt, US House of Representatives, Iraq, World News, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, John McCain

News Max

Report: US-Russia Trade Increased After Sanctions

The Obama administration's economic sanctions aimed at punishing Russia for its involvement in the Ukrainian conflict may be having the opposite effect.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Amash-Ellis race in homestretch, most outside money on the sidelines

If a lack of significant outside money coming into the race is any indication, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of west Michigan may be coasting to the win he expects in next week's primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dave Camp, US Senate, Democrat, Sander Levin, Representative Hansen Clarke, Representative Gary Peters

The Washington Post

Pfizer CEO Is Impatient for Tax Reform as He Hunts for Deals

Failing to buy AstraZeneca Plc with the drug industry's largest-ever deal hasn't stopped Pfizer Inc.'s Ian Read from looking far and wide for acquisitions.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Business News

Reuters

U.S. SEC lawyer Gellasch to leave for Senate investigative panel

An attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission who once helped craft legislative language for the "Volcker rule" and other major pieces of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law is returning to Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Roll Call

Hani Garabyare's Journey From Somalia to the Senate

The 27-year-old Somali native is now an American citizen and finds herself walking up Capitol Hill each day to work in the Senate.

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Related Topix: Piracy News, Representative Yvette Clarke, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

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