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1 hr ago | Daily Kos

Republicans fight to keep tax breaks for companies moving jobs overseas

Senate Republicans once again showed their stellar values by filibustering a bill that would have cut corporate tax breaks for moving jobs overseas .

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, Liberal Political News

2 hrs ago | World News Report

Nevada Copper Advances Lyon County Bill

Passage of the Lyon County Bill will accelerate the permitting timeline for its Stage 2 Open Pit Mine at its 100% owned Pumpkin Hollow copper project located in Yerington, Nevada.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Steven Horsford, Representative Mark Amodei, Yerington, NV, US Governors, Brian Sandoval

2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Grounds for impeachment

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid blamed Republicans in the House for failing to act on the border crisis, saying they are hamstrung by their own "crazy ideas."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Harry Reid And Mitch McConnell Finally Found Something They Can Agree On

Sen. Harry Reid and Sen. Mitch McConnell have set aside their feud in order to team up against the United Nations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Democrat

7 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

On Your Side: Federal grant money still tied up

A state lawmaker is taking up the fight for dozens of local contractors who are still waiting to be paid for work they did years ago.

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

11 hrs ago | US News & World Report

GOP Pushes Obama on the Immigration Border Crisis He Created

Congressional Republicans have not forgotten how a former senior staffer from the Obama White House accidentally illumined a portion of the new administration's motto and operating philosophy: "Never let a good crisis go to waste."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Washington Post

In the Loop: Clock is ticking on nominees

We're now into serious nail-biting time for about 150 nominees to see whether they'll be confirmed by the Senate before the lawmakers slither out of town for a five-week recess.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell

The Daily Caller

Boehner Promises No Amnesty Bill This Year

Speaker of the House John Boehner promised July 29 that the House would reject the renewed effort by Democrats and businesses to pass their so-called "comprehensive immigration reform" bill, which includes an amnesty and increased inflow of immigrants and guest-workers.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Eric Cantor, US Senate, Democrat

The Las Vegas Sun

Sen. Heller's views on gun background checks are more complex than you think

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., second from left, accompanied by fellow Senate Republicans, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where they discussed benefits to long-term jobless workers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Rob Portman

Switched

Harry Reid Says He Has The FCC's Back On Net Neutrality

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill, June 24. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he'll defend the Federal Communications Commission against congressional Republicans if it decides to support net neutrality with new regulations requiring Internet providers to treat all data equally.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives

The Washington Post

Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

This April 14, 2014 file photo shows a section of the I-75 Phase II modernization project under way in Dayton, Ohio.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, Senator Tom Carper

The Republic

Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

The Senate on Tuesday voted to change the funding and timing of a House bill to keep federal highway funds flowing to states in an effort to force Congress to come to grips with chronic funding problems that have plagued transportation programs in recent years.

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Related Topix: US News, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US Senate, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Corker

Bellingham Herald

Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

This July 22, 2014 file photo shows Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert McDonald testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp

The Hill

Clinton: Redskins name is 'insensitive'

"I think it is insensitive, and I think that there is no reason for it to continue as a name of a team in our nation's capital," she said in an interview with Fusion.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

CBS News

Bob McDonald confirmed as new VA secretary

Robert McDonald speaks next to Vice President Joe Biden and President Obama during his nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs on June 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The Senate on Tuesday voted 97-0 to confirm Bob McDonald, the former chief executive of Procter & Gamble and a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, to serve ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, United States Military Academy, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Democrat

National Review Online

Kiss of Death? Harry Reid Plans to Add Gang of Eight to - Meaningless' House Border Bill

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced his plan to add the 'Gang of Eight' comprehensive immigration legislation to any border crisis package that House Republicans might pass, a revelation so likely to diminish conservative support for the bill that it suggests he's trying to spike the House package.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Senator Marco Rubio

Switched

Mississippi Abortion Clinic Law Struck Down By Appeals Court Panel

A federal appeals court panel has ruled that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Abortion, US Supreme Court, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Democrat

News Max

Chamber of Commerce Endorsement May Be Key for Landrieu, Dems

A U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorsement of Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu might not only tip a tight race with GOP challenger Rep. Bill Cassidy in her favor, but could also help save Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's job.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bill Cassidy, Jack Kingston

The Las Vegas Sun

As Congress debates VA reform, Rep. Dina Titus spends long nights in committee hearings

Allegations of shoddy treatment and subsequent cover-ups at veterans hospitals in Phoenix and beyond captivated Congress for a week or two this summer before fading from public interest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dina Titus, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Recreational Vehicle, Marathon, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller

News9 Oklahoma City

Senate to vote on highway money as deadline looms

Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that wounded the suspect, two federal marshals and a police officer.

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Related Topix: Urban Institute, Technical Services, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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