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5 min ago | WireNews+Co

According To FEMA: Government Flood Insurance Program Is Essentially...

The National Flood Insurance Program is currently careening down an unsustainable path, leaving the government prey to colossal potential losses, according to the head of the agency running According to Craig Fugate, Head Administrator at FEMA , the insurance program is currently costing the US, roughly $1 trillion in assets.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Natural Disasters, Flood, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

4 hrs ago | Government Executive

Senate Border Funding Bill Goes Down

The Senate failed Thursday to write the White House a $3.57 billion check to address the crisis at the border, Western wildfires, and Israel's missile defense system.

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Related Topix: US News, Strategic Defense Initiative, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Senator Ted Cruz, Senator Joe Manchin

8 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

New Suit Filed in Louisiana Claims Chinese Drywall Destroyed Homes

Lawyers for people who say their homes were wrecked by defective drywall made in China have filed a new lawsuit against the manufacturers and a new defendant - the Chinese Cabinet agency that oversees the country's biggest state-owned companies.

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

12 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Senate passes VA reform bill for clinics in Lafayette, Lake Charles

Traffic was the hot topic at Westlake City Hall Thursday as the Westlake Police Department informed citizens on changes to cope with the massive expansion of Sasol.

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Related Topix: Lake Charles, LA, Westlake, LA, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat

17 hrs ago | Daily Journal

House GOP divisions on border bill delay getaway

Members Congress clinb the steps of the House of Representatives for final votes, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Mo Brooks, John Boehner, Barack Obama

Thu Jul 31, 2014

NOLA.com

High turnout expected in December election: Good or bad for St. George?

The Dec. 6 ballot in East Baton Rouge Parish has the potential to be a packed one.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Baton Rouge, LA

The News-Star

Landrieu, other senators spent $1M on charter flights

WASHINGTON Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu was among two dozen U.S. senators who flew taxpayer-funded charter airplanes to, from or around their home state last year at a total cost of just under $1 million, according to a USA Today analysis of Senate spending records compiled by the nonpartisan Sunlight Foundation.

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Related Topix: Washington, LA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, us Travel, Travel, David Vitter, Republican, Senator Mark Warner

Uptown Messenger

Allan Katz and Danae Columbus: Candidates emerging for fall elections ...

With fewer than 100 days until the mid-term Congressional and local elections, it's no surprise that more than a few candidates and elected officials turned out Sunday for brunch and hobnobbing with Congressman Cedric Richmond.

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

BayouBuzz.com

Landrieu, Cassidy, Maness or "none of the above" in Louisiana Senate race

If recent polls are any indication, Louisiana voters are not too keen on any of the choices for U.S. Senator in the coming fall election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Immigration Reform, Tea Party, Newt Gingrich

National Review Online

House Dem: Stop 'Whining' About Cancelled Insurance Plans

"Your plan is whining. Your plan is suing the president and using taxpayer dollars," Eshoo said to Republicans during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing as lawmakers debated a proposal by Representative Greg Cassidy to allow people to keep purchasing group plans currently available.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Health Insurance, Health, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall

Townhall

Aetna CEO: Some enrollees have stopped paying premiums, risk pool 'worse' than expected

Why is a partisan California Democrat making a 'statement against interest' by sounding the alarm over soaring Obamacare premiums? In order to arrogate more price-control power for himself, of course.

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

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Healthcare: Gao report blasts HealthCare.gov rollout

A series of management failures at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services led to the botched rollout of Healthcare.gov and $840 million in costs, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicare, Health Insurance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bill Cassidy

Myrtle Beach Online

New suit claiming Chinese drywall destroyed homes

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday, two weeks after U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon held Taishan Gypsum Co.

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

Breitbart.com

11 Senate Republicans Vote to Advance Debate on Democrat Border Bill

A total 11 Senate Republicans-including Sen. Marco Rubio -crossed the aisle to vote to advance Senate Democrats' border spending bill.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Saxby Chambliss

Nwlanews.com

Sen. Landrieu: DOJ needs to enforce Camp Minden clean up

WASHINGTON - The deadline has come and gone for the Army to comply with an Environmental Protection Agency ruling that denied appeal of its decision to lay Camp Minden clean-up responsibility of millions of pounds of M6 propellant on the Army.

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Related Topix: US News, Minden, LA, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Washington Post

Senate border bill clears first procedural hurdle

A Senate measure to deal with the historic influx of illegal immigrants entering the United States from Central American cleared a key procedural hurdle Wednesday morning, providing a glimmer of hope that Congress could still fulfill President Obama's request for emergency funding to deal with the crisis before adjourning Friday for the start of a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat

Free Republic

Tony Perkins endorses Rob Maness in Louisiana's Senate race

Family Research Council President and former Louisiana House member Tony Perkins endorsed Rob Maness in the Louisiana's U.S. Senate race Monday , potentially boosting the candidate's credentials among social conservatives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bill Cassidy, Tea Party, US Governors, Sarah Palin

The Washington Post

The super PAC to end super PACs leaps into New Hampshire and Iowa

After Larry Lessig's super PAC to end all super PACs narrowly beat its fundraising goal earlier this month, supporters have been waiting to hear just who Mayday PAC plans to back in its effort to elect campaign finance reformers to Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The News-Star

State lawmakers call for funds to finance oil-spill restoration

Louisiana lawmakers said federal agencies have been slow to act on a law that steers money to Gulf Coast states to help them recover from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Representative Steve Scalise, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Oil Spill

NOLA.com

Chamber of Commerce reported close to endorsing Mary Landrieu's re-election

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is not confirming a report by a New York Times columnist that it is set to endorse Sen. Mary Landrieu , D-La, for re-election.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, David Vitter, George Bush

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