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After Record $5 Billion Pollution Settlement, Oil Company Still Has Friends On Capitol Hill

A joint fundraising committee controlled by Republican Senate leaders Mitch McConnell and John Cornyn received contributions exclusively from executives of the independent oil and gas company Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, according to a report filed with the Federal Election Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher, Representative Paul Broun, Anadarko Petroleum, Oil & Gas, US Senate

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Cornyn seeks to ease backlog of untested rape kit exams

Sen. John Cornyn on Tuesday embraced rape survivor Lavinia Masters, who discussed the attack she suffered at her West Dallas home at age 13. Sen. John Cornyn called Tuesday for Congress to renew a federal program that gives grant money to local law enforcement agencies to help battle a backlog of untested rape kit examinations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Dallas, TX, Patrick Leahy, Democrat

The Huffington Post

Losing Their Unemployment Benefits Didn't Help These People Find Work

Since long-term federal benefits expired in December, some congressional Republicans have opposed reauthorizing the aid by arguing that former recipients will be more encouraged to find work without the help.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Marketing

Lucianne.com

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The Obama administration is tightening its control over intelligence and limiting officials' interactions with reporters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US Senate, Republican, Rick Perry, US Governors, New York, Andrew Cuomo

Sys-Con Media

Judicial Watch Sues HHS for Obamacare Navigator Records

HHS reportedly has hired 50,000 navigators to assist applicants enrolling in Obamacare health care plan at a cost of $67 million to taxpayers.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Washington Examiner

Cornyn calls for broad probe into Obamacare spending, fundraising

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, is calling for a broad investigation into spending and fundraising to help promote Obamacare after a report released Monday raised new questions about the White House's involvement in persuading private entities to donate to the effort.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Non-Profit, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Law, Healthcare Law

Mon Apr 21, 2014

News Max

Sen. Cornyn Slams Eric Holder's Push for 'Smart Guns'

Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas has fired off a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder demanding answers about his plan for a $2 million congressional study on "smart guns."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Eric Holder, Guns

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Free Republic

Editorial: Greg Abbott takes poll position

If Texas Tech University's numbers are any indication, the race for Texas governor won't be all that competitive.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, West, TX, Opinion

Star-Telegram.com

Keller family fights for adoptive children to be released from Congo

The pictures, which they carefully place in frames and put on the mantel, give the Keller couple a glimpse into their children's lives halfway around the world, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz, Representative Roger Williams, US House of Representatives

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Poll says Ted Cruz is the most popular Texas politician

Cruz has a 47 percent approval rating - better than both Rick Perry and John Cornyn, with only 35 percent who disapprove of him.

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Related Topix: Texas, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Mike Huckabee

Politico

Facebook keeps D.C. in the loop as it launches big new location...

Your MT-er has the report on the social networking giant's effort to ease privacy worries on its new product: "The public first learned Thursday about Nearby Friends, which lets Facebook users who turn on the feature see in real-time how close they are physically to their online compatriots.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Politics, US News, Joe Barton, Republican, US House of Representatives, Diana DeGette, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lucianne.com

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President Obama said Thursday more than 8 million Americans selected a private health plan through his signature health overhaul, topping the most recent tally by a half-million people and offering the president an opportunity to blast Republicans for criticizing his efforts.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Senate, Republican, Texas

Newswise

Texas Tech Survey: Abbott to Win Texas Governor, Voter ID Law Didn't...

If the election for Texas governor were held today, a majority of Texans would pick Greg Abbott, according to a poll of voting-age Texans conducted by undergraduate students at the Earl Survey Research Lab at Texas Tech University.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Texas, Texas Tech, Immigration Reform

MyHighPlains.com

Cornyn Statement on the West Anniversary

U.S. Senator John Cornyn issued a following statement on the one year anniversary of the explosion in West, TX.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, West, TX

Daily Kos

TX-Sen: Could John Cornyn be vulnerable?

The other day, Public Policy Polling released a poll of Texas showing Republican Greg Abbott leading Democrat Wendy Davis 51-37.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Senator Ted Cruz, Liberal Political News

The Hill

Donald Trump makes donation to Ted Cruz

Hotel magnate Donald Trump donated $5,000 to Sen. Ted Cruz's leadership PAC in January, according to new campaign records.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Celebrities, Donald Trump, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitt Romney

Wed Apr 16, 2014

El Paso Times

Kesha Rogers, Houston activist, running for U.S. Senator without Democrats' support

Houston activist Kesha Rogers is running for U.S. Senator as a Democratic candidate who wants to impeach President Barack Obama, also a Democrat.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, El Paso, TX, Outsourcing

The Huffington Post

Senate Leaders Quarrel Over E-Filing Bill That Could Save Taxpayers $500,000 Annually

Millions of Americans e-filed their income taxes Tuesday, but when senators submitted required reports about their campaign fundraising and expenses, most ignored computers in favor of paper.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, Thad Cochran, Republican

Washington Post

Ted Cruz backs T.W. Shannon with first Senate primary endorsement of 2014

"T.W. Shannon is a strong Constitutional conservative who will fight for individual liberty and help turn our country around," Cruz said in a statement distributed by Shannon's campaign.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Representative James Lankford, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mike Lee, Tom Coburn

Politico

Cruz fundraising falls post-shutdown

Ted Cruz's fundraising dropped sharply in the early months of 2014 after peaking during the government shutdown, a signal that his central role in that fight was a boon to his campaign finances.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

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