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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Democratic phonies are on the run

What's with all the Democratic Senate candidates being caught displaying a condescending, insulting contempt for voters? The latest embarrassing incident involves Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn, who suffered the indignity of having her 144-page campaign plan leaked .

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Washington Post, Publishing, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Republican, Iowa

4 hrs ago | NBC29

Sen. Warner Joins Bipartisan Bill to Combat Campus Sexual Assault

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner and a bipartisan group of seven Senate colleagues today introduced legislation to combat sexual assault on college and university campuses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Warner, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Senator Richard Blumenthal

8 hrs ago | Domestic Fuel

Grassley Adds Biodiesel, Wind Amendments to Jobs Bill

In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Tue Jul 29, 2014

FindLaw

Pamela Harris Confirmed; Republican Senator Exasperated

It was barely a few months' time before a nominee was put forward to fill Senior Judge Andre Davis' seat.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, University of Pennsylvania, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

WOWT-TV Omaha

Grassley Supports Governor's Request for Federal Disaster Assistance

Sen. Chuck Grassley today asked the President to grant the request made by Gov. Terry Branstad for a declaration of a major disaster in response to damaging winds, tornados, rain accumulation, hail, and thunderstorms beginning on June 26, 2014, through July 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Terry Branstad, US Governors

Sunherald.com

Young's foes: Grassley work proves insider claim

In this June 21, 2014 file photo David Young, right, is congratulated after he received the Republican nomination in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District for the U.S. House in Urbandale, Iowa.

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Related Topix: Tom Latham, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Iowa

New Haven Independent

Bolden Skates Through Hearing

Apart from a brief exchange about a 24-year-old Harvard Law School article, City Hall's top lawyer sailed through a 40-minute hearing Tuesday morning on Capitol Hill en route to a potential federal judgeship.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons, Senator Chris Murphy, Republican

FindLaw

Blog Comes Back to Haunt Federal Judicial Candidate Stephen Bough

We've all heard the now conventional wisdom about watching what you post online, especially when you post under your real name.

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Related Topix: Blog News, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Roy Blunt, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Jackson County, MO

Daily Kos

CIA Accused Of Spying On Senate.... Again

Several months ago I wrote about the Senate Intelligence Committee accusing the CIA of spying on its torture report work: The CIA Inspector General's Office has asked the Justice Department to investigate allegations of malfeasance at the spy agency in connection with a yet-to-be released Senate Intelligence Committee report into the CIA's secret ... (more)

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

Autoblog

Official: RFA tells DOE to get with the E85 program already

As is its job, the Renewable Fuels Association continues to bang the drum of what it says is a stacked deck against alternative fuels like ethanol.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar

Tama News-Herald

D.A. questions Novie's response

Republicans are fiscal conservatives? Novie White expalin why Chuck Grassley wanted to spend hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars for a rain forest in Iowa? Novie explain why president Clinton could take a huge Reagan-Bush deficit and turned it into a surplus in the treasury? Why did the second Bush who put everything on a credit card gave us ... (more)

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

National Journal

Braley's Missteps Have Democrats Worried in Iowa

Democrats never expected that the 2014 candidate most likely to put his foot in his mouth would be their own Bruce Braley.

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

The Hill

Grassley files amendments to restore wind, biodiesel tax credits

Sen. Chuck Grassley said Monday that he had proposed amendments that would restore the tax credits for wind energy and biodiesel production.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Outsourcing, Harry Reid, Democrat

KCRG

Iowa Juvenile Home Offered as Refuge for Immigrant Children

A group that wants to reopen the Iowa Juvenile Home, which was closed by Gov. Terry Branstad earlier this year, is floating the idea of using the facility in Toledo to house unaccompanied immigrant children.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Iowa Government, Iowa, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Toledo, IA, Immigration Reform

Forbes.com

A Bipartisan Approach To Stopping Corporate Expatriations

Democrats believe tax reform won't come fast enough to stop the new wave of inversions.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

ABA Journal

Lawyer's blog posts could be an issue in judicial confirmation bid

Kansas City lawyer Stephen Bough last posted commentary on a political blog in 2009, but he now has some new readers.

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

Sun Jul 27, 2014

CNN

5 Medical Institutions Identified in Secret Testing in Senate...

Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Charles Grassley is still "monitoring" an FDA investigation he reopened in 2014 after it was brought to his attention that important documents were withheld from him by Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University regarding consent to test the Myxo ETlogix prototype heart valve device in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Northwestern University, Embrella Cardiovascular, Biotech, Medicine, Edwards Lifesciences, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Irvine, CA

WOWT-TV Omaha

Grassley Fall Internships Application Deadline August 1

Applications for internships in Sen. Chuck Grassley's Washington, D.C., office as well as his offices in Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Davenport, Des Moines, Sioux City and Waterloo are due August 1, 2014.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Family Research Council

Rights Gone Wrong in the Senate

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has a dubious name.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

Slashdot

Compromise Struck On Cellphone Unlocking Bill

NotSanguine writes The U.S. Senate has passed a bill today, allowing users to unlock their phones when moving to another provider.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Cell Phones, Electronics, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte

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