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16 hrs ago | Tribune-News

Change In Wildfire Fighting Funding Is Sought

Federal legislation that would ensure funding for fighting wildfires as well as forest treatment activities received support from Navajo County Supervisor David Tenney as he testified regarding the cost of fighting fires as opposed to preventing them.

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Related Topix: Navajo County, AZ, Jeff Flake, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Senator Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Paul Krugman: Obamacare fails to fail

How many Americans know how health reform is going? For that matter, how many people in the news media are following the positive developments? I suspect that the answer to the first question is "not many," while the answer to the second is "possibly even fewer," for reasons I'll get to later.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz, Medicaid

The Hill

Senators join in EPA 'secret science' charge

Eight GOP Senators have introduced a bill to block the Environmental Protection Agency from using undisclosed scientific studies to justify its regulations, joining House Republicans in the "secret science" accusation.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative David Schweikert, US House of Representatives, David Vitter

Ctnewsjunkie.com

Debate On Women's Health, Turns Into A Debate on...

A Wyoming Senator used his time on the Senate floor Wednesday to pick apart Connecticut's implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Albany Times Union

Contraception ruling serves as political pitch

Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., center, joined by Senate GOP leaders, talks to reporters about competing bills from the Democrats and Republicans on employee health coverage and birth control under the Affordable Care Act, a subject that the Supreme Court ruled on recently in the so-called Hobby Lobby case, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, during a news ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Patty Murray, Washington, Washington Government

Washington Times

Lawmakers move to block EPA wage-garnishing rule

Lawmakers pushed back Tuesday against the Environmental Protection Agency 's move to garnish the paychecks of accused polluters, advancing a bill that would block the new authority.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Graves, Georgia, Georgia Government, US Senate

The Salinas Californian

US wildfire policy inadequate, senators agreeUS wildfire policy...

US wildfire policy inadequate, senators agree But Democrats and Republicans disagree on the solution.

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Related Topix: US News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Wyden

The Hill

Rural hospitals need the federal government

Every week caregivers at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital are told by patients how they rely on our hospital for quality care close to home.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Craig Thomas, Pat Roberts, Senator Al Franken

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Editorial: Thwarting the migrant smugglers

Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, center, defends legislation he has authored with fellow Texan Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, to speed removals of tens of thousands of Central American kids flowing over the U.S.-Mexico border as Washington searched for a solution to the growing crisis, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, during a news conference onn ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas, Family, Kids, John Thune, Opinion

Roll Call

Bay, LaFluer Expected to Be Confirmed to FERC

The Senate is expected to confirm President Barack Obama's pick to head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Tuesday, over objections of leading Republicans.

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

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Energy: Is the Us energy secure?

ENERGY SECURITY: The head of the International Energy Agency challenged traditional notions of energy security Monday, saying that the oil and gas boom alone does not make the United States secure.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Fred Upton, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Hill

GOP senators introduce bill to boost wildfire funding

A trio of Republican senators from western states introduced their own bill aimed at solving the crisis of federal wildfire funding, one that they said would fully fund firefighting costs while proactively working to prevent wildfires.

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Related Topix: Jeff Flake, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Paul Krugman: Obamacare fails to fail

How many Americans know how health reform is going? For that matter, how many people in the news media are following the positive developments? I suspect that the answer to the first question is "Not many," while the answer to the second is "Possibly even fewer," for reasons I'll get to later.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz, Medicaid

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Free Republic

Hey, let’s give the EPA unrestrained power to garnish wages ...

The Environmental Protection Agency has quietly floated a rule claiming authority to bypass the courts and unilaterally garnish paychecks of those accused of violating its rules, a power currently used by agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Hill

Senate bill increases natural gas exports to US allies

Sens. John Hoeven , John McCain and John Barrasso introduced the North Atlantic Energy Security Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Hoeven, John McCain

News Max

Sen. John Barrasso: ISIS Is Threat to US Homeland

"Our homeland [is] in direct threat. We are the target and my concern is the safety and security of the people of the United States,'' the Wyoming Republican told "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Terrorism, Barack Obama

Washington Times

GOP senators knock EPA power grab

The Environmental Protection Agency's attempt to quietly assume power to garnishing paychecks of accused polluters ran into firm opposition Thursday from top Senate Republicans.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Enzi

Tue Jul 08, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Fact Check: Dem Senate Candidate Called Out by AP Over This Dishonest Attack Ad

Shaky claims about Medicare were common in the 2012 campaign, from President Barack Obama on down.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

Washington Times

Power grab: EPA wants to garnish wages of polluters

The Environmental Protection Agency has quietly floated a rule claiming authority to bypass the courts and unilaterally garnish paychecks of those accused of violating its rules, a power currently used by agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service.

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

The Hill

Barrasso pushes amendment to stop EPA water rule

Sen. John Barrasso is trying to use a bill aimed at preserving federal lands for hunting and fishing as a vehicle to block the Environmental Protection Agency's attempt to redefine its jurisdiction over the nation's lakes and rivers.

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

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