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1 min ago | Breitbart.com

EXCLUSIVE: Sessions Praises House for Standing Strong

Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions praised House Republicans late Friday evening for standing strong on immigration and warned Democrats in Congress that they will be held accountable for supporting amnesty for illegal aliens.

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

1 hr ago | ABC News

House GOP Divisions on Border Bill Delay Getaway

House Republican leaders struggled to round up votes from recalcitrant conservatives for a bill dealing with the immigrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border and head home for a five-week summer break boasting of acting to address the crisis.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, John Boehner, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

5 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

EPA Regs Still BusyKilling Coal Jobs

Rogue agency is rogue. West Virginia coal company, Alpha Natural Resources, told 1,1000 workers to prepare for layoffs because 11 mines across the state are "subject to being idled."

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

9 hrs ago | Townhall

TODAY: Border Security Bill Fails in Senate, Moving in House | Amanda Mu oz

BREAKING: Judge Orders DOJ to Release Fast and Furious a List of Documents Withheld From Congress Under Obama Executive Privilege Claim Thursday night, the Senate failed to pass its own version of the border security bill, S.2648, which would have provided $2.7 billion in emergency funds for the border crisis and an additional $800 million for ... (more)

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

13 hrs ago | Power Line

Jeff Sessions Holds the Line, Blocks Democrat Immigration Travesty

There was high drama on the Senate floor this evening. Harry Reid brought on for a vote President Obama's $2.7 billion proposal to support illegals from Central America who are flooding across the border, in the form of a supplemental budget request.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Illegal Immigration, Conservative Political News

17 hrs ago | Free Republic

World no Longer Buys Obama's Snake Oil - Majority Runs Medicine Show out of Town

As usual he was surrounded by an obliging audience planted behind him to smile, laugh and cheer for the cameras.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Bill would require school background checks

A year ago, Sens. Pat Toomey and Joe Manchin struck a background checks deal that appeared to offer the best chance for lawmakers to curb gun purchases by criminals and mentally ill people with a history of violence.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Pat Toomey, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Violent Crime, Guns

Hot Air

Democrats fumbling their way to turnout debacle?

It wasn't supposed to work this way. The Democrats looked long and hard for viable challengers to Senate Republicans, and hoped to turn at least one major Republican challenger into the Todd Akin of 2014 as a means to paint the entire party as crazy, radical, incompetent, or all three.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Todd Akin, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin

Journal and Courier

Howey: New approach to the social safety net

Howey: New approach to the social safety net U.S. Rep. Todd Young suggests social impact bonds.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Todd Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Larry Bucshon, US Senate, Democrat, Representative John Delaney, Medicine, Nursing, Opinion

The News Tribune

Democrats run away from Obama, but it's too late

"President Obama's new EPA rule is more proof that Washington isn't working for Kentucky."

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Democrat, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Senators spent $1 million on charter flights lasta

Senators spent $1 million on charter flights last year Rules allow senators to take taxpayer-funded charter flights when necessary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Senator John Barrasso, Republican, John Warner, us Travel, Travel

JD Supra

Senate Confirmed Norman Bay, the incumbent FERC Enforcement Chief, as ...

Norman Bay will head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission , and to those supporting his appointment, it has been a long time coming.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Democrat, Barack Obama, Lisa Murkowski

Politico

In Iowa, corn country clash over ethanol - EPA continues hearings...

CORN COUNTRY CLASH: Rep. Bruce Braley is betting the farm on corn - and Democrats' hold on the Senate may be in danger if he's wrong.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, US Senate, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Reuters

Senate to consider bill to keep Export-Import Bank open

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced a bill to keep the Export-Import Bank open for another five years on Wednesday, although the export lender's future remains uncertain given a conservative campaign to close it down.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Representative Joe Donnelly

Independent Herald

Senator hosts showing of 'Hollowa

On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin hosted more than 250 guests in the United State Capitol Building for a special viewing of the award-winning "Hollow" documentary with filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, McDowell County, WV

The Intelligencer

Manchin Right About Ex-Im Bank

At one time - during the 1920s and 1930s when progressives pushed hard for rural electrification - American liberals understood the importance of reasonably priced power to quality of life.

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

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, US Senate, Democrat, Harry Reid, Republican, Mitch McConnell

The Washington Post

Can Sarah Palin count votes?

Radio host Michael Medved has done some enterprise reporting. Rather than merely dismiss Sarah Palin's notion about impeaching President Obama, he looked at the numbers, which he put in front of Palin herself on his radio show.

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

Coal Valley News

Additonal water testing to take place, officials announce11:09 am

Last week, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin and Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced the coordination between federal and state agencies to conduct additional scientific testing of the chemicals spilled from the Freedom Industries plant on January 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Joe Manchin, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Institute, WV

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Sen. Joe Manchin Sued by Brother Over Loan

The West Virginia Democrat was sued earlier this month in Marion County Circuit Court in West Virginia by one of his brothers for allegedly failing to repay $1.7 million loaned several decades ago to keep a family business out of bankruptcy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Fairmont, WV

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