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21 hrs ago | WebCPA

The Quest for U.S. Tax Reform: Fact or Fiction

On August 5, Senators Richard Durbin, D-Ill., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Jack Reed, D-R.I. urged President Obama to take independent action to stop the tax-avoidance practice commonly known as corporate inversions.

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Related Topix: Alternative, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Richard Durbin, 2012 Presidential Election, US House of Representatives, Sander Levin

Yesterday | RollingStone

The Student Loan Crusader: How Elizabeth Warren Wants to Reduce Debt

As a first-term senator from Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren is advancing her fight for middle-class families with a legislative agenda focused on college affordability and student debt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Small Business, Personal Finance, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Globe

Levin: Afghanistan effort not a failure

As Carl Levin prepares to leave office after spending the past 36 years as a U.S. senator, he wants Americans to know the effort in Afghanistan has not been a failure.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Gogebic County, MI, Claire McCaskill

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Levin and House Democrats still support the unemployment benefits extension

Rep. Sander Levin and House Democrats showed their support for the 3.2 millon long-term unemployed and the benefits extension with five Witness Wednesday press conferences reading personal stories of hardship Rep. Sander Levin and House Democrats showed their support for the 3.2 millon long-term unemployed and the benefits extension with five ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Senate, Representative Dean Heller, Republican, Senator Dean Heller

OpEdNews

Fighting for local veterans

Our men and women in uniform serve our country with honor and courage, putting themselves in harm's way to protect us.

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Related Topix: Worcester County, MA, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Worcester, MA, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Examiner.com

New research supports GOP unemployment extension opposition

Republicans have been claiming that ending the unemployment benefits extension , was the reason for the recent drop in short-term unemployment in the June and July jobs reports.

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

WHJJ-AM Providence

Rhode Island Getting $681K for Emergency Needs

Social service agencies in Rhode Island will get nearly $681,000 in federal funds to help families in need with emergency food, rent and utility payments.

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

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Obama officials to visit RI with US Sen. Reed

Reed said Friday that National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu , U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary JuliA n Castro and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will visit the state in the coming weeks to meet with residents, tour the area and discuss opportunities for economic growth.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, National Endowment for the Arts, Charitable Organizations

The News Tribune

Defense secretary to visit Rhode Island next month

U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said Friday that Hagel will attend the inaugural "Defense Innovation Days" in Newport, Rhode Island, in September.

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

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Fighting for local veterans

Our men and women in uniform serve our country with honor and courage, putting themselves in harm's way to protect us.

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Related Topix: Worcester County, MA, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Worcester, MA, Lowell, MA, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Democrat

Thu Aug 14, 2014

UPI

Politicians partake in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Members of Congress and politicians around the country joined in the viral video trend of dumping buckets of ice over their head to raise ALS awareness.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, Representative David Cicilline, Democrat, Representative Adam Kinzinger, Scott Brown, US Senate

BroadwayWorld.com

CBS's Face the Nation Finishes First in Viewers

CBS News' Face The Nation posted 2.90m viewers, 0.6/04 in adults 25-54 according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for August 10. Editor's Note: FACE THE NATION's second half-hour was broadcast contiguously across 67% of the CBS affiliates.

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Related Topix: Face the Nation, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Washington Times

EDITORIAL: The presidenta s inversion on taxes

Democratic desperation fills the air as Election Day nears. The party is scrambling to find wedge issues that will save the Senate.

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Related Topix: George Bush, US News, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Warwickonline.com

Reed posthumously awards medals to local World War II veteran - Warwick Beacon

FAMILY'S PRIDE: Pictured from left are Frank Oliver Jr., Barbara Oliver, Linda Oliver Hughes, Cynthia Aubin, Ed Aubin, Carol Ann Oliver, Ken Mickiewicz and U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, who recently celebrated the military service of the late Frank Joseph Oliver.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Cranston, RI, US Military, US Navy

Warwickonline.com

Reed greets voters at markets, senior centers

Up for re-election this year, Sen. Jack Reed has been meeting Rhode Islanders across the state in recent weeks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Warwick, RI, Central Falls, RI, Johnston, RI

Washington Times

Sen. Jack Reed: We can only help Iraqis if they help themselves

Sen. Jack Reed, Rhode Island Democrat, said Tuesday said the U.S. will best be able to help Iraqis if they can unite their own government - something that will be best achieved under the newly-named prime minister.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

CBS News

Face in the News: Obama authorizes military action in Iraq

Turmoil in the Middle East and the 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation dominated the discussion this week on "Face the Nation".

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

KTIV-TV Sioux City

The U.S. continues to drop humanitarian aid in Iraq, as air strikes are likely to continue

The ISIS threat is spreading, and U.S. lawmakers now fear the terrorist group could move its target.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, South Carolina, Senator Ben Cardin, Democrat, Peter King, US House of Representatives

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Washington Post

Democrats side with president over targeted airstrikes in Iraq, while ...

Kurdish pesh merga troops participate in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants in a village on the outskirts of the Iraqi province of Nineveh on Saturday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, John McCain, Republican, Peter King, US House of Representatives, Senator Ben Cardin

CBS News

Political change, not airstrikes, will solve Iraq crisis, senator says

A Democratic senator said Sunday that the U.S. airstrikes in Iraq are working but that they cannot substitute for a political solution in the country that results in a strong Iraqi army.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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