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9 hrs ago | Politico

Export-Import Bank in danger zone

Conservatives may be headlining the opposition to the Export-Import Bank, but the efforts of coal-friendly Democrats to change the little-known agency's rules could further jeopardize its future.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Barbara Boxer, Republican, Senator Roy Blunt

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Sen. Johanns: With Obama Term Running Out, Expect 'A Blizzard of Regulations'CNS

While President Obama makes his fund-raising rounds, his deputies, including EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, are hard at work: "I do think what's happening here is the Obama administration recognizes that they only have a couple years left, and I just think you're going to see a blizzard of regulations over the next two years and five months," ... (more)

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Agriculture, Science

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Politico

K Street market dims for Dems

Staffers leaving Capitol Hill as a result of a retirement or election loss will enter one of the tightest K Street labor markets in recent memory as firms of all sizes have struggled to gin up new business and keep existing clients amid several years of anemic growth and stalled legislation.

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

UPI

McDonald promises systematic change at VA confirmation hearing

Senators looked to President Obama 's new Veterans Affairs nominee, Robert McDonald , for answers Tuesday as talks to piece together a compromise on legislation to fix the troubled department have stalled.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Richard Burr, Republican, Senator Rob Portman, Ohio, Senator Jerry Moran

West Hawaii Today

Must-have accessory for House candidates in 2014: the personalized super PAC

Daniel Innis, a former business school dean running a long-shot campaign for the House in New Hampshire, faced a big financial disadvantage until a wealthy friend put hundreds of thousands of dollars into a super PAC backing his candidacy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Timothy Bishop, University of New Hampshire

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Politico

a And Congress punts

Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill are united on one thing: The best strategy this election year is to punt on any big decisions.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Representative Reid Ribble, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Life, Veteran Affairs, Bob Corker

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Kos

Is Racist Governor About to be Rewarded at Tax Payer Expense?

This story starts in 2005-current Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman was then serving out a term having succeeded Mike Johanns who left to become Bush's Secretary of Agriculture.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Osborne, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Immigration Reform

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KHGI

Nebraskans Join Immigration Protests, Child Migrant Debate

Nebraskans are becoming involved as a recent jump in children being sent to the US by themselves from other countries has stirred up debate.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Family, Kids, Senator Deb Fischer, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Government Executive

Don't Expect the VA to Improve Overnight

For anyone still under the impression that the embattled Veterans Affairs Department will be able to turn itself around quickly, think again.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Republican, Richard Burr

WorthyNews

Immigrant Children Being Shipped Throughout U.S. in 'Secret Operations'

Illegal immigrant children are being shipped throughout the country as the government estimates as many as 90,000 children could make the journey to the border this year, and as many as 145,000 could arrive by next year.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Dave Heineman

TheBlaze.com

GOP demands updates on which states house unaccompanied children, and how many

Republicans in the House and Senate are demanding that the Obama administration provide Congress with updates about where it is placing unaccompanied children that cross the southern U.S. border.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Lee Terry, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Healthcare Law, Law, Family, Kids, Murrieta, CA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

KLKN

Lawmakers want details on undocumented children in Nebraska

By: Jenn Schanz jschanz@klkntv.com The issue of undocumented minors in the heartland is not new, but increased violence in Central America has driven more minors over the border, and now has lawmakers in Nebraska deadlocked with Washington.

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Related Topix: Senator Deb Fischer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Family, Kids

CBS Local

Neb. Governor: Feds 'Conducting Secret Operation' Placing ...

National Governors Association Chair, Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman, delivers remarks before a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House on Feb. 27, 2012 in Washington, D.C. LINCOLN, Neb.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Lincoln, NE

The Baltimore Sun

Yellen says economy must improve more before Fed raises interest rates

Warning of past "false dawns" in the economic recovery, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said Tuesday that central bank policymakers need to be cautious about raising rock-bottom interest rates.

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

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Milling Journal

ASA Honors NE Sen. Mike Johanns With Soy Champion Award

The farmers of the American Soybean Association honored Sen. Mike Johanns of Nebraska with the association's Soy Champion Award July 9 in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, George Bush

The Hill

Nebraska governor wants names of migrant children in his state

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman pressed the Obama administration Monday to give him the names of nearly 200 children in his state who had been apprehended entering the country illegally.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, US Governors, Dave Heineman

Sun Jul 13, 2014

National Journal

The GOP's Gay-Rights Reboot

Supporters of same-sex marriage rallied in Richmond, Va., in May as federal appellate judges heard arguments on whether Virginia's ban on gay marriage is constitutional.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, US News, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, Republican

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Townhall

Coming to Nebraska: 200 undocumented children have been placed here | Deena Winter | 668

Nebraska Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns said Thursday that about 200 undocumented children have been placed in Nebraska after arriving at the U.S. Border, most of them from Central America.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Nebraska Government, Nebraska

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KFOR-AM Lincoln

3 Candidates, Maybe 4, On Nebraska Senate Ballot

The Secretary of State's office has confirmed that Nebraska voters will have at least THREE choices on the ballot this November in the race for the U-S Senate, and may have a fourth.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln, NE

KETV-TV

200 undocumented children seek asylum in Nebraska

Dozens of undocumented children from Central America are being placed in Nebraska as Congress and President Barack Obama debate how U.S. immigration policy will be changed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Barack Obama

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