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57 min ago | NOLA.com

Bill Cassidy's latest campaign ad examined by Washington Post's 'Fact Checker'

The Washington Post's "Fact Checker" Wednesday examined Rep. Bill Cassidy 's recent Senate campaign ad that criticizes "some in Congress" who "exempted staff from Obamacare ."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Washington Post, Publishing, The Washington Post Company, US Senate, Democrat

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

The Democratsa Obama problem, in perspective

President Obama speaks during a town hall meeting focusing on the importance of the My Brothers Keeper Initiative at the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington on Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Sports

6 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Long GOP Primary Season Gives Democrats Time To Fill Campaign Coffers

Georgia Republicans picked their Senate nominee Tuesday night. Former corporate CEO David Perdue will face Democrat Michelle Nunn in the November general election.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Mitch McConnell, Democrat

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Energy: Industry gangs up on Epa climate rule

CLIMATE WAR EPISODE I: On Tuesday, leading industry groups laid out their grievances in a united front against the Environmental Protection Agency's signature climate rule.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Nuclear Energy, US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

NOLA.com

Baton Rouge attorney John deGravelles wins Senate confirmation as federal judge

The Senate Tuesday unanimously confirmed John deGravelles as a federal District Judge in Baton Rouge.

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

Bloomberg

Gates Covers Both Bases in '14 Races

Bill Gates sent $15,000 to the political organization of Senate Republicans last month, matching the donation he gave to Senate Democrats in April.

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Gates, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Kate Capshaw, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

The Hill

Landrieu pushes new revenue model for offshore drilling

Sen. Mary Landrieu used a Tuesday hearing to advocate for legislation that would remove the cap that Gulf Coast states have on the revenue they can receive from offshore drilling royalties and fees.

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

BayouBuzz.com

Louisiana US Senate Race $ mounts, Clinton rules, Jindal trails

Money really matters Money really matters if you are running for a U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Rand Paul

Mon Jul 21, 2014

National Journal

Why Harry Reid Is Sidelining Independent Super PACs

Democrats are actively discouraging independent PAC operators from getting involved in 2014, a campaign funding approach that couldn't be more unlike the GOP strategy.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, Senator Mark Begich, Mark Pryor, Republican, Mitch McConnell

The Weekly Standard

Obama suggests we keep "Washington" out of the arguments against his health-care plan.

The Weekly Standard reserves the right to use your email for internal use only. Occasionally, we may send you special offers or communications from carefully selected advertisers we believe may be of benefit to our subscribers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan

Government Executive

Senate Bill Mandates Study of Nuclear-Arms Storage Sites

Senate appropriators last week approved a bill that would require the Pentagon to study how to modernize facilities storing U.S. nuclear warheads.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Barksdale Air Force Base, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Malmstrom Air Force Base, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Whiteman Air Force Base, Minot Air Force Base

WBRZ

Former Senate race candidate endorses Cassidy

Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy has picked up support for his U.S. Senate campaign from a former GOP competitor.

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

Nwlanews.com

Stonecipher talks politics at Lions Club

On paper, Louisiana is considered a red state; one which leans conservative and votes Republican.

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

Manufacturing.net

EPA Tells Army To Clean Up Louisiana Explosives

Federal environmental officials have rejected an appeal from the U.S. Army and reiterated their order to clean up 15 million pounds of artillery propellant improperly stored at a northwest Louisiana site.

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Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Military, US Army

The Times

Chu: The children are the priority here

The crisis of unaccompanied children crossing our border is solvable if state and national elected officials would remember to be moral, humane, and compassionate.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

National Journal

Reps. Mark and Tom Udall

With President Obama's approval weak and Congress gridlocked, many red-state Democratic senators seeking reelection have struggled to come up with issues to run on.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, Alaska Government, Alaska

The Advocate

Louisiana student debt averages $22,789

About a third of what Jessica Potts makes each month as a teacher goes toward paying off her student loans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican

The Town Talk

Louisiana lawmakers divided on Export-Import Bank

With only weeks left before summer recess, Louisiana lawmakers are divided over whether Congress should reauthorize the Export-Import Bank that helps companies in Louisiana and across the country export products overseas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, Democrat, Representative Cedric Richmond, Louisiana

The Town Talk

Louisiana group wants national park status for part of Atchafalaya Basin

LAFAYETTE, La. -- It's not so much a proposal, really, as it is a plea. "This is all about preservation," said Harold Schoeffler, chairman of the Acadiana chapter of the Sierra Club, which is pushing for part of the Atchafalaya Basin to become a national park.

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

Switched

It's All About Southern Women In The 2014 Elections

"Southern women are different," says Garden & Gun , the cheeky lifestyle magazine out of Charleston, S.C. "They're forever entangled in and infused by a miasma of mercy and cruelty, order and chaos, cornpone and cornball -- a potent mix that leaves them wise, morbid, good-humored, God-fearing, outspoken and immutable."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, Barack Obama, Harry Reid

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