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17 hrs ago | 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, Republican, Senator Joe Manchin, John Warner, us Travel, Travel

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Will: Doctor challenges Oregon Democrat in Senate race

"Are you kidding ?" This is Monica Wehby's amiable response to people who wonder whether she will be able to bear the pressures of office if she wins her race as a Republican Senate candidate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon, Oregon Government, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Opinion

Fox News

Amnesty threat looms over Obama lawsuit

AMNESTY THREAT LOOMS OVER OBAMA LAWSUIT No doubt President Obama will be trumpeting today the fact that the economy snapped back from a shrunken second quarter when he delivers a campaign speech today in Kansas City.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Staffing, budget shortfalls impact BLM mission

CARLSBAD >> Federal oversight of the oil and gas industry has loosened because of a declining budget and it is directly affecting the Bureau of Land Management's Carlsbad Field Office according to officials.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Udall, US House of Representatives, New Mexico, Republican

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Contra Costa Times

George Will: In Oregon, a doctor calls

"Are you kidding?" This is Monica Wehby's amiable response to people who wonder whether she will be able to bear the pressures of office if she wins her race as a Republican Senate candidate.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon Government, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Opinion

Examiner.com

United Nations Disability Treaty Ratification Long Overdue By U.S. Senate

The United States is a leader when it comes to the rights of the disabled. On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, US House of Representatives, Republican, Rick Santorum

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Switched

Bill Clinton To Campaign With Alison Lundergan Grimes Again

U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign says former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to join her at a campaign rally in eastern Kentucky next month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Roy Blunt, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Senator Rob Portman

Sat Jul 26, 2014

National Review Online

Will: In Oregon, a Doctor Calls

"Are you kidding ?" This is Monica Wehby's amiable response to people who wonder whether she will be able to bear the pressures of office if she wins her race as a Republican Senate candidate.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon Government, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

The Beaumont Enterprise

Lawmakers complain Obama too aloof with Congress

This June 30, 2014 file photo shows President Barack Obama as he stands with Vice President Joe Biden during a news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, John Thune, John Cornyn

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Column: In Oregon, a doctor calls

"Are you kidding?" This is Monica Wehby's amiable response to people who wonder whether she will be able to bear the pressures of office if she wins her race as a Republican Senate candidate.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon Government, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Politico

Oil train rule aims at 'new world order' - NRDC is GOP's new...

DOT'S OIL TRAIN RULE AIMS AT 'NEW WORLD ORDER': The Obama administration called Wednesday for a "new world order" in how the U.S. regulates the trains that carry crude oil across the country, addressing a series of fiery derailments that have inspired fears about the dark side of the North American energy boom.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, US Politics, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, US News, US Senate, Canada, Republican, Senator Al Franken, Democrat

Wed Jul 23, 2014

SFGate

Senate bill targets companies that move overseas

This July 9, 2014, file photo shows, from left, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., as they listen to the National Anthem during a ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Debbie Stabenow

The Daily Beast

Dole: Gay Marriage Holding Portman BackBy Ben Jacobs

The elder Republican implied the senator from Ohio has already risked too much with social conservatives to endorse an international convention they hate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, Education, Home Schooling

Ledger-Enquirer.com

EPA chief defends power plant rule against GOP charges of overreach

In a hearing of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said the rule proposed last month will remove hundreds of millions of tons of carbon and hundreds of thousands of tons of other harmful air pollutants from the emissions of existing power plants that now taint the nation's skies, boosting the ... (more)

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

Centre Daily Times

EPA chief defends power plant rule against GOP charges of overreach

In a hearing of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said the rule proposed last month will remove hundreds of millions of tons of carbon and hundreds of thousands of tons of other harmful air pollutants from the emissions of existing power plants that now taint the nation's skies, boosting the ... (more)

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

Politico

Perdue VS. Nunn in Ga -- Soa what happens if McConnell loses? --...

IT'S PERDUE IN GEORGIA -- Will face Nunn in November: "Former Dollar General Corp. Chief Executive Officer David Perdue won a divisive primary for Georgia's Republican U.S. Senate nomination, a contest that raised doubts about the party's prospects for holding a seat that may prove pivotal in November's election," report Bloomberg's Kathleen Hunter ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Dollar General, Retail, US Politics, Roy Blunt, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Representative Kevin McCarthy

Politico

What if McConnell loses?

It's a taboo subject among Senate Republicans but one that's on many senators' minds: What if Mitch McConnell loses his reelection bid? In interviews and private conversations with more than half of the 45-member Senate Republican Conference, there is a split over a potential McConnell successor.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Roy Blunt, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, John Cornyn, Senator Ted Cruz

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Voice of America

US Senate Panel Advances Global Disabilities Treaty

A U.S. Senate committee voted on Tuesday to advance a U.N. treaty to protect people with disabilities from discrimination, but the agreement faces a tough fight winning the two-thirds majority needed for ratification by the full Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Life, Veteran Affairs, Barbara Boxer, Democrat

Bradenton.com

Obamacare ruling a 'recipe for chaos'

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 Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, John Thune, Mitch McConnell, Florida, Healthcare Law, Law

Roll Call

Reid: 'Absurd' Obamacare Decision Vindicates 'Nuclear Option'

Senate Democrats are hoping their use of the "nuclear option" to end a Republican blockade of circuit court nominees last year will help overturn a 2-1 appeals court ruling with the potential to gut Obamacare tax subsidies for millions.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Harry Reid, Democrat, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Healthcare Law, Law, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

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