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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

JD Supra

Capital Thinking: Tax and Retirement

This week, the Senate is expected to vote on H.R. 5021 , the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014, which recently passed the House by a vote of 367-55.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Pension, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bloomberg

Democrats Seek U.S. Contract Ban to Discourage Inversions

Democrats in Congress are trying again to prevent the federal government from awarding contracts to companies that save taxes by moving their legal addresses outside the U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Lloyd Doggett of Texas are slated to introduce legislation today that would create a government-wide ban on contracts with such ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Lloyd Doggett, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Barack Obama

The Washington Post

Dems may force GOP to vote on corporate tax a desertersa oe

A primary argument Dems have made against Republicans this year is that they are the party of plutocracy: They are beholden to " billionaires" and "special interests " who continue to " rig " the political system in their favor, through a gamed tax code and the push for low-tax, low-regulation agenda that enriches them at the expense of ordinary ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, Orrin Hatch, Republican

Sun Jul 27, 2014

MLive.com

Mark Schauer fires-up Michigan Democrats at campaign rally in Grand Rapids

The advancing tendrils of a looming storm cloud cooled the sunbaked expanse of Rosa Parks Circle as a stream of Michigan Democrats fired-up a crowd of base supporters gathered for some Sunday politicking.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Gary Peters, Grand Rapids, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Kansas City InfoZine

Detroit's Expats PAC Up, Raise Money

Washington, DC - infoZine - Scripps Howard Foundation Wire - Detroit expatriates in Washington celebrated their city's 313th birthday Thursday, dressed in their best Red Wings red, Tigers orange and Wolverine maize.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Michigan, US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

The Washington Post

To stop U.S.-company defection, cure the symptom first

Sometimes even journalists get it right. My essay about companies incorporating overseas to dodge taxes clearly struck a nerve.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Sander Levin

The Island Packet

Michigan primary is start of US House shakeup

The Aug. 5 primary features four open seats, heavily-financed challenges to two Republican incumbents and the start to replacing the longest-serving member of Congress in history, Democrat John Dingell.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, Dave Camp, Republican, Mike Rogers, US Senate

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