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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Koch Brothers' Flood Insurance Opposition Becomes Campaign Issue

Democrats are exploring a new attack line against the Koch brothers and Republican allies, telling voters the billionaire energy executives want to let home flood insurance premiums soar to help corporate America.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Representative Paul Broun, Phil Gingrey, US Senate, Democrat, Mortgage, Personal Finance

5 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

10 Things to Know for Thursday

This Dec. 5, 2012 file photo shows Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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

9 hrs ago | ABC News

Defend 'Obamacare' Unabashedly, Some Democrats Say

The outlook for the president's health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it's time for the party to openly embrace the law that Republicans consider their best campaign weapon.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, Health, US Senate, Democrat

9 hrs ago | Canada.com

Nobel laureates condemn Keystone as climate-change trigger

Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter sits down for a conversation with Mark Updegrove, director of the LBJ Presidential Library, on the first day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library on April 8 in Austin, Texas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat

10 hrs ago | The Advocate

St. George election window narrows

Advocate Photo by MICHELLE MILLHOLLON -- State Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa, meets with constituents after a hearing on legislation to study the way Louisiana incorporates new cities.

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Related Topix: Bogalusa, LA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Baton Rouge, LA

12 hrs ago | News Max

Super PACS Flooding Key Senate Races With Cash

As Republicans angle to retake control of the Senate in November, and their Democratic counterparts struggle to hang on to the majority, Super PACS are flooding coffers to influence the outcome of elections, The Washington Post reports.

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Related Topix: US News, The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina

16 hrs ago | Reuters

Ex-con, ex-governor Edwards raises $33,000 in Louisiana run for Congress

Former Louisiana Governor, Edwin Edwards, a convicted felon now running for the U.S. Congress, has raised nearly $33,000 in donations since launching his campaign last month, according to a contribution report.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Paul, US Governors

17 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Another View: Expedite relief on cost of flood insurance

U.S. Sens. David Vitter, R-La., Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., co-authored a letter Thursday to FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate asking him to explain why property owners are still paying high insurance rates despite the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, US Politics, David Vitter, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Thad Cochran, Senator John Hoeven

21 hrs ago | Politico

Pro Report: Ukraine heats up - Biden in Boston - What he said - ...

WHILE YOU WERE WORKING: Boston marked the one-year anniversary since the bombings; Republicans hit Sen. Mary Landrieu for reenacting a Senate hearing in a campaign ad; and tensions in Ukraine increased.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Oleksandr Turchynov, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, John McCain

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

Clinton: Parents Need Help With Online Threats

A parade of high-profile politicians said Wednesday that U.S. parents need help with protecting their children from violent and obscene content on the Internet and in other media, but they offered few concrete ideas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

USA Today

Democrat passes on Congress rematch in Florida

Sink said in a statement reported by the Tampa Bay Times that she's made a "personal decision" to skip the race for a full House term, even though national Democrats had urged her to try again.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Young, Democrat, Steve Israel, 2012 Presidential Election, US Senate

CBS News

Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu: Obama "simply wrong" on energy

Senator Mary Landrieu , D-LA, speaks during a a press conference on the Keystone XL pipeline in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on February 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Senator Joe Manchin, 2012 Presidential Election, Louisiana

CNN

3 races that will decide fate of Senate

In the battle for the Senate, eight races could determine the balance of power. Democrats currently hold six of the seats while Republicans hold the other two, meaning that the Democrats must defend their territory -- a difficult task in a midterm election with a Democratic president who has low approval ratings.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Kay Hagan

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

These races will determine control of the Senate

In the battle for the Senate, eight races could determine the balance of power. Democrats currently hold six of the seats while Republicans hold the other two, meaning that the Democrats must defend their territory -- a difficult task in a midterm election with a Democratic president who has low approval ratings.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Kay Hagan

NOLA.com

Sen. Landrieu's campaign is out with new TV ad portraying a fighter for oil and gas jobs

Beat up for months by a series of expensive negative ads financed by conservative advocacy groups, Sen. Mary Landrieu 's campaign is out Tuesday with its own new TV ad boosting her efforts on behalf of the oil and gas industry,.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Barack Obama

The Times

Time to send Mary Landrieu into retirement

Re: Chris John, "Congrats to Landrieu on chair of energy committee," March 23, 6D Can you spell "politics"? How long has Sen. Mary Landrieu been in the Senate? Can you spell "elections in November?" The Democrats are devious and they are not dumb.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Oil & Gas

Breitbart.com

The 'No Electric Resiliency Cabal'

Last Thursday, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee convened what appeared to be a most timely--and much-needed--hearing.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Advocate

Barry says lawsuit necessary

One week after U. S. Sen. Mary Landrieu touted federal aid as a way to address coastal erosion, author John Barry offered a different view Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Baton Rouge, LA

Electric Energy Online

Keeping the Lights On: Electric Grid Safety Hinges on Partnership and ...

Electric utilities have been focused on improving the safety and reliability of the complex and dynamic electric grid for years, testified Sue Kelly, president and CEO of the American Public Power Association at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing.

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

BayouBuzz.com

Kissing Congressman McAllister's New Challenges

As if saving his public reputation, reconciling with his family, and fending off the calls for his resignation from LAGOP Chairman Roger Villere and Gov. Bobby Jindal was not enough, Vance McAllister faces new challenges in only a few months.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Rodney Alexander, US Senate, Democrat

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