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Judge Orders Obama Team to Reveal Operation Fast and Furious Documents

A federal judge ordered President Obama's team to hand over some documents pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious and to provide a list of withheld documents.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Darrell Issa, US Senate

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Fox News

US Army general accused -- again -- of obstructing probe of grisly Afghan hospital

A two-star Army general, reprimanded once already for misconduct, is being accused of obstructing another investigation into patient abuse and fraud at a U.S.-funded hospital in Afghanistan made infamous for its grisly conditions, according to a new watchdog report.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, World News, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, US Navy, US Senate, Conservative Political News

Government Executive

Congress Members Can't Have the Same Obamacare As Everyone Else

Rep. Ron Barber, who sponsored a bill to end the government's contribution to lawmakers' health care plans, will donate the government's contribution to his insurance to charity.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat, Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, US Senate, Republican, David Vitter

Roll Call

HOH: Chuck Grassley and the Magical Honeymoon History Tour

Sen. Charles E. Grassley is spending part of the August recess revisiting many of the same natural wonders and tourist traps he and his wife, Barbara, would have swooned over during their original honeymoon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Dakota Wesleyan University

The Atlantic

The Tax Dodge That Has Plagued the U.S. for More Than a Decade

A little more than a decade ago, a company called Stanley Works was considering moving to Bermuda in order to save some money.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Tax, Retail, Walgreens, Illinois, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin

Washington Examiner

EXography: Hope and change? Congressional re-election rates bolster status quo

Democratic Congressmen John Dingell, John Conyers and Charlie Rangel have all served in the House of Representatives for well over 40 consecutive years.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Republican, Orrin Hatch, Don Young, US House of Representatives

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Rounds Says Current Congress is a oeBROKENa

FORMER SOUTH DAKOTA GOVERNOR MIKE ROUNDS SAYS ONE OF THE REASONS HE'S RUNNING FOR THE U.S. SENATE IS THAT THE POLITICAL PROCESS IS "BROKEN" AND PEOPLE ARE TIRED OF CONGRESS NOT BEING ABLE TO FUNCTION: ROUNDS, WHO IS REPUBLICAN AND SEEKING TO REPLACE RETIRING DEMOCRAT TIM JOHNSON IN THE SENATE, WOULD ALSO ABOLISH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: ROUNDS ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, US Politics, Mike Rounds, US Governors, Republican, Sioux City, IA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Iowa Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Corn

MITCHELL, South Dakota-How does a couple married 60 years celebrate the monumental milestone? If you are Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley and his wife, Barbara, apparently you travel to the famous Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota.

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

The Hill

DNC chairwoman: Ernst an 'onion of crazy'

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz called Republican Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst an "onion of crazy" as the race there tightens.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Representative Bruce Braley, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Daily Kos

Steve King uses 2008 conspiracy theory as fundraising tool

All of conservatism is one big conspiracy theory. And it's usually presented to the masses in the form of fundraising asks : In an email sent on July 28th on behalf of Republican Secretary of State nominee Paul Pate's campaign, Rep. Steve King accused Democrats of rigging Minnesota's 2008 Senate election on behalf of Sen. Al Franken , using their ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Immigration Reform, US Senate, Senator Al Franken, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election

Knoxville News Sentinel

David Moon: Breakthrough pill presents puzzle The U.S. Centers for...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates there are 3.2 million Americans with chronic hepatitis C, 17,000 of whom will die this year as a result of the infection - a number that exceeds the annual deaths from HIV/AIDS in the U.S. Fortunately, Gilead Sciences produces a new breakthrough drug, Sovaldi, which has proved to cure 90 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Gilead Sciences, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Startups, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Sports

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Hill

Doctors press extension to physician database deadline

The American Medical Association pushed the administration Friday to delay launching a database that would let the public see if their doctors have conflicts of interest with drug and device makers.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicaid, Medicare, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Democrat, Herb Kohl

News Max

Dems Worry About Losing Iowa Senate Seat

Democrats increasingly are worried that they will lose Iowa's open Senate seat to the GOP because their nominee, Rep. Bruce Braley, comes across as out-of-touch and is not engaging effectively with voters, National Journal reported .

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

Instapundit

K.C. JOHNSON: Three GOP Senators Join the Crusade Against Due...

To the surprise of many, three Republican U.S. senators have joined the Democrats in supporting the weakening of due process rights of students accused of rape and sexual assault in campus hearings.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Senator Marco Rubio, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Agri Marketing

FEC Solutions Hosts Policy Makers, Regulators On Iowa Renewable Fuels Assn Biofuels Tour

FEC SOLUTIONS HOSTS POLICY MAKERS, REGULATORS ON IOWA RENEWABLE FUELS ASSN BIOFUELS TOUR Aug. 15, 2014 Source: FEC Solutions news release FEC Solutions hosted 20 Washington, D.C., policymakers and regulators at their research and development laboratory and processing facility in Des Moines this morning for a firsthand look at the renewable fuels ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tom Latham, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, David Scott, Mike McIntyre

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Time

The Battles of the Sexes in an Iowa House Race

Speaking at the Des Moines Register Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair, the opponents vying to fill Republican Rep. Tom Latham's seat did not name or criticize one another and instead played up their strengths: he, his toughness and she, her womanhood.

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Related Topix: Tom Latham, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Iowa, Washington, Washington Government, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Mass Transit

DC: DEA Improperly Paid $854,460 for Passenger Lists

In this Jan. 29, 2014, file photo, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, left, ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee appears at a hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Drugs

National Journal

Democrats Have Their Own Mitt Romney Problem in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa-Walking past livestock barns and fried-food stands at the Iowa State Fair, Iowa's Democratic Senate nominee, Bruce Braley, happily recounted his favorite memories of state fairs past, recalling the concerts he's been to spanning decades, and mentioning that his favorite fair food is a "hot beef sundae" .

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

Wed Aug 13, 2014

NBC12

On Your Side Investigators: RRHA asks Senator for more time

We've found out a U.S. senator is still waiting for answers from the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

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

WHO-TV Des Moines

Ambassador Talks TPP Progress

American agriculture stands to gain significantly from the ongoing multi-lateral Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.

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

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