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13 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

Sarah Palin to Headline SHE-PAC Iowa Rally for Joni Ernst

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will headline a SHE-PAC rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 27th for conservative Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst, who has taken a two-point lead over a liberal Republican businessman who had been leading before Palin endorsed Ernst.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Republican, Iowa, Iowa Government, US Governors, Sarah Palin

22 hrs ago | Daily Kos

The Evening Blues - 4-15-14

Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of interest to the community.

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Related Topix: US News, James R. Clapper, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Liberal Political News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Washington Post

In Iowa, the start of a long political courtship

A new Iowa poll has some interesting results. The Loras College poll of 600 GOP primary voters shows that the strongest Senate contenders, Joni Ernst and Mark Jacobs , enjoy strong favorable opinions, but that the vast majority of voters are still unaware of who they are or are unable to form an opinion.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Loras College, Immigration Reform, Mike Huckabee, Jeb Bush

Russia Taday

FBI agents storm out from Senate hearing to avoid testifying on Insider Threat program

From the floor of Congress last Thursday, US Senator Chuck Grassley acknowledged that the interagency Insider Threat Task Force established in 2012 " for deterring, detecting and mitigating" future potential risks " was intended to train federal employees to watch out for insider threats among their colleagues ."

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Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Prison, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Iowa, Law, Employment / Labor Law

KNDO

Union fights push to hire private tax collectors

A public employees union is fighting a bipartisan effort in Congress to force the Internal Revenue Service to hire private contractors to collect some delinquent taxes.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Republican, Dave Camp, US House of Representatives

Government Executive

Want to Know How Much Top HUD Officials Make? It Will be Posted Online

"Transparency changes behavior," Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said in an April 11 statement.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Social Security Halts Controversial Practice Used to Collect Old Debts

The Social Security Administration said it is halting its controversial practice of collecting old debts by withholding tax refunds, including from relatives of beneficiaries whose families received overpayments.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Barbara Boxer, Democrat

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WHO-TV

AGRIBUSINESS: Grassley In Favor Of Trade Promotion

This week U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman visited Japan to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership with his Japanese counterpart ahead of President Obama's visit with the Japanese prime minister later this month.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Agriculture, Science

Washington Examiner

America Rising comes into the spotlight

More than a week after a video exploded across the Internet showing him at a private fundraiser, dismissing Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley as a "farmer from Iowa ," Braley, a lawyer by trade, rattled off his rural bona fides to reporters.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Agriculture, Science, Claire McCaskill

Pam's House Blend

FBI Thinks Whistleblowers Should 'Register' So They're Not Targeted by Insider Threat Program

The Whistleblower Protection Act 1989 was passed by Congress twenty-five years ago, and to mark this anniversary Senator Chuck Grassley delivered a speech on the Senate floor.

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Related Topix: US News, Law, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Employment / Labor Law, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Prison, Barack Obama, Criminal Defense Law

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Politico

Ryan on Obama: I told you so

During a speech here to the Iowa Republican Party, on his second trip back to the Hawkeye State since losing in 2012, Ryan said that one reason he and Republican nominee Mitt Romney couldn't top President Barack Obama was they had to "shadow box against big government in theory."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tom Harkin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Mitt Romney

PennLive.com

Toomey picks wind as 'loser' and oil and gas as 'winners': PennLive letters

I felt compelled to write this letter after I heard about Sen. Pat Toomey's attempt to cut back tax credits for the wind industry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Pat Toomey, US News, US Senate, Alternative Energy, Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Biofuel, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat, Republican, Opinion

The Daily Caller

Grassley releases hold on HUD nominee, department agrees to publish salary data

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has agreed to release public housing authority salary data, Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley announced.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Conservative Political News

PolitiFact

Freedom Partners: Says Bruce Braley took 'tens of thousands from his ...

This ad accuses Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley of giving "special favors" to health insurers by voting for Obamacare.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Republican

New York Post

Comcast showing off its old school ties

There was no stronger pro-merger witness at Wednesday's Senate hearing on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal than University of Pennsylvania Law School Professor Christopher Yoo.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

Government Executive

Blowing the Whistle at Your Agency May Have Just Gotten Easier

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, announced Thursday he will create the Senate Whistleblower Caucus to ensure protections for federal employees exposing wrongdoing at their agencies are being enforced.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Reuters

U.S. agency recommends shorter prison sentences for drug offenders

Up to 70 percent of all federal drug offenses could carry shorter prison sentences if the recommendation passed on Thursday by an agency that advises U.S. federal judges on sentencing is not opposed by Congress.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

National Journal

Fight Over Rules Delays Spring Break for Democratic Senators

Tensions over changes in the Senate rules late last year resulted in an explosive confrontation between party leaders on the Senate floor and a delayed vacation for Democratic members on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid, Democrat, Richard Shelby

Law.com

Senate Again Delays Patent Reform Action

The Senate Judiciary Committee has reached an agreement on a patent reform bill "in principle" after weeks of behind-the-scenes negotiations, but not in time for a vote today before a two-week recess, the committee leadership announced.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Patrick Leahy

ABC News

Senate Candidate Spent $868 on Viral 'Blow Your B**** Off' Ad

The U.S. Senate race in Iowa appears to be quickly turning into a competition for which candidate can make the quirkiest campaign commercial.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Republican, Tom Harkin, Ohio

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