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30 min ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

VA clinics in Lake Charles, Lafayette closer to a reality

While Congress must vote on the bill later this week, a major compromise was reached late Sunday night to fund the clinics and improve health care for veterans across the country.

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Related Topix: Lake Charles, LA, Life, Veteran Affairs, Nursing, Medicine, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Charles Boustany, US Senate

2 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

Chamber backs Landrieu? BESE showdown; Edwards-Graves tweet trash, Vitter's border

In what could be a major surprise to some, assuming the accuracy, the US Chamber of Commerce is reportedly supporting Mary Landrieu in her re-election bid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Republican

10 hrs ago | The News-Star

Ouachita River as an asset

Too often, like other things in our everyday landscape, we take the river for granted.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, George Bush, W., Monroe, LA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NAFCU

Senate Banking panel eyes 'too big to fail'

July 28, 2104 - NAFCU will monitor a Senate Banking subcommittee hearing on a Government Accountability Office report on "too big to fail" banks Thursday and a House committee mark-up tomorrow of several bills.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Institutions, Financial Services, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Republican, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NH Insider

Cooler Heads Digest 25 July 2014

On Monday, July 28, from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM, the Heritage Foundation will host a panel on "Federal Overreach at the Environmental Protection Agency," moderated by Nicolas Loris, and featuring Rep. Mike Kelly , CEI's William Yeatman, and David Kreutzer from Heritage.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Environment, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Jeff Sessions, Senator Roger Wicker

Fri Jul 25, 2014

American Legion Magazine

Boys Nation senators visit the Hill

The Hart, Dirksen and Russell senate office buildings witnessed a small army of teenagers wearing blue polos scurrying through halls, up and down stairwells, and into senators' offices on July 24. The 98 American Legion Boys Nation senators descended upon a center of political power on Capitol Hill, eager to meet their counterparts serving in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Republican, Louisiana

The News-Star

Cassidy: Sending a very clear message

Right now, parents are sending their unaccompanied children illegally across the borders because they are told that President Barack Obama will welcome them.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, US Senate, Republican

WYLD-FM

Vitter: Border Surge Has Impact on Louisiana

Having failed to get a response to a series of questions he posed recently to the nation's Secretary of Homeland Security, Senator David Vitter says he has had to "dig around" to find out how Louisiana is being impacted by the surge of children from Central America crossing the U.S. border.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Louisiana, Fort-Polk, LA, US Military, US Navy, Belle Chasse, LA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Reuters

U.S. Senate panel to consider 'too big to fail' report

A U.S. Senate panel will meet next Thursday to discuss results of a much anticipated government study that looked at whether the biggest banks can borrow at lower interest rates because investors think they would be bailed out in a crisis.

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

National Review Online

Senate Republicans Huddle over Border Crisis

A meeting hosted by Senate Republican Whip John Cornyn failed to unite the Republican conference behind a legislative response to the influx of Central American children at the southern border of the United States.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn

NOLA.com

Legislation promoting early detention of breast cancer unites right and left on Capitol Hill

On Thursday, Sen. David Vitter , R-La., a leading conservative, joined with Sen. Amy Klobuchar , D-Minn., a liberal, to introduce legislation reauthorizing the 2010 EARLY Act, which has helped identify gaps in education and awareness among young women and health care providers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Representative Renee Ellmers

BayouBuzz.com

Maness up, Vitter's border, Business Report Columnist, Jindal

Louisiana Republican Rep. Paul Hollis, former self-funded candidate for US Senate is now in lockstep with the mainstream Republican Party.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Mary Landrieu, Democrat, Ron Paul

Washington Times

EDITORIAL: Feds harassing the deliveryman

The Department of Justice doesn't have time to investigate the abuse of taxpayers at the IRS, but it has plenty of time to harass shipping companies FedEx and UPS , making life difficult for everybody as only the government can.

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Related Topix: Transportation, FedEx, Air Courier, Tax, Drug Enforcement Administration, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The News-Star

ORVA: Fund the Ouachita River at full capacity

John Stringer, calling the Ouachita River "the lifeblood" of northeastern Louisiana and southern Arkansas, said the Ouachita River Valley Association will continue to push for full federal funding of the project.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jonesville, LA, Columbia, LA

Free Republic

130 Environmental Groups Call For An End To Capitalism

Environmentalists have declared that global warming can't be stopped without ending the 'hegemonic capitalist system,' saying that cap-and-trade systems and conservation efforts are 'false solutions.'

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Activism, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Thenew995fm.com

FEMA Grant Will Pay For New Fire Engine In St. Tammany Parish

The St. Tammany Parish Fire District 8 in Bush will receive a FEMA grant of $294,500 to pay for a new fire engine, Sen. David Vitter announced Wednesday.

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

Reuters

UPDATE 1-EPA chief in hot seat as lawmakers dissect carbon rule

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy told lawmakers on Wednesday that the agency's plan to slash carbon pollution from power plants does not overstep its authority, as some critics have said.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Barrasso

Cybercast News Service

Senator: Congress' Obamacare Special Subsidies Still Secure Despite Court Ruling

While a Tuesday court ruling threatens to deprive five million American citizens from receiving Obamacare subsidies, the special subsidies to members of Congress and their staffs remain secure, Sen. David Vitter explained yesterday.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NOLA.com

Louisiana Governor's race in 2015: Three similarities among the candidates

The three candidates currently running in Louisiana's gubernatorial election in 2015 aren't known for what they have in common.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Louisiana, Immigration Reform, Barack Obama

American Banker

GAO Study Expected to Say Big Banks' Subsidy Has Shrunk

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, is expected to hold a subcommittee hearing July 31 on the GAO report looking at the funding advantages of big banks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, SourceMedia, Republican

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