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2 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

Wolf howls at Roberts' DC Ties

Nearly half of a century in Washington D.C. is too long for any politician, Milton Wolf, conservative U.S. Senate candidate, told a crowd of about 20 residents during a stop this week on his statewide bus tour at City Park, Fifth and Main streets, Ottawa.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Ottawa, KS, Kansas City, KS, Kansas, Senator Rand Paul

6 hrs ago | RedState

Why We Fight

Today was my final day as a summer law clerk with the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Terrorism

8 hrs ago | Sentencing Law and Policy

Spotlighting that nearly all GOP Prez hopefuls are talking up sentencing reform

I have previously questioned the assertion that significant federal sentencing is inevitable, and the failure of the current Congress to make serious progress on the Smarter Sentencing Act or other notable pending federal sentencing reform proposals has reinforced my generally pessimistic perspective.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Representative Raul Labrador, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor

12 hrs ago | National Review Online

Senator Tim Scott Makes His First Trip to Iowa

Senator Tim Scott will make his first trip to Iowa next week to attend a conference in Ames, the home of the straw poll that boosted Representative Michele Bachmann and other lawmakers on developing a conservative reform agenda.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Jim DeMint, Representative Michele Bachmann

16 hrs ago | Deseret News

In our opinion: Paul Ryan's promising anti-poverty plan should be welcomed

Representative Paul Ryan's new anti-poverty plan, "Expanding Opportunity in America" is being hailed as an innovative approach to solving intractable economic problems in a way that appeals to Democrats and Republicans alike.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Emory University, US Senate, Opinion

19 hrs ago | Townhall

Rand Paul vs Marco Rubio

On March 6, 2013, Sen. Rand Paul rose to take the floor and speak on the subject of Presi- dent Obama's nomi nation of John Brennan for CIA director.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Marco Rubio, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Senator Kelly Ayotte

23 hrs ago | Hot Air

Is Romney poised for a comeback?

I'm pretty sure the answer was, is, and will remain "no," but if it's a day ending in "y," I'm willing to troll you guys by revisiting the subject.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, New York

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Vision Monday

Senate Subcommittee Explores Contact Lens Pricing and Unilateral Price Policies

The issue of contact lens pricing, particularly whether new Unilateral Price Policies being implemented this year by several major contact lens companies, was the topic explored by a hearing of the U.S. Senate's Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee on Wednesday of this week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Republican

Breitbart.com

Mike Lee: Congress Should Not Pass Any Border Bill that Doesn't Solve ...

Sen. Mike Lee began speaking on the U.S. Senate floor about the border crisis in the wake of chaos on the House side of Capitol Hill, urging lawmakers to not support any legislation that doesn't get at the root of the problem: President Obama's executive orders granting amnesty to illegal aliens through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Illegal Immigration

The Washington Post

This Republican is trying to use Uber to sell his highway funding plan

This week, Sen. Mike Lee attempted to use Uber to explain his amendment to the federal highway bill that would shift authority over federal highway and transportation funds to the states, accompanied by an 80 percent cut in the federal gas tax.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Graves, Barbara Boxer, Democrat

The Washington Post

Facing off on economic growth

There's no question that 4 percent second-quarter growth is better than the 2.1 percent contraction in the first quarter.

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Related Topix: Weather, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Sports

The Salinas Californian

The GOP as the party of reformThe GOP as the party of reformThe goal...

The GOP as the party of reform The goal is not to reduce social spending but to improve functioning of social programs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

News roundup: How Mitt Romney spent his summer vacation

How Mitt Romney spent his summer vacation. Herbert names former BYU athletic director as GOED head.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Paul McGann, Representative Chris Stewart, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Orrin Hatch

Vision Monday

U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Holding Antitrust Hearing Today on ...

The U.S. Senate's Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee is holding a hearing this afternoon here on pricing and competition in the contact lens industry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Republican

Crooks and Liars

Douthat: Hey, The Rest Of Us Are Victims Of Paternalism Too

The Paul Ryan poverty plan demeans the poor -- but hey, Ross Douthat says, the rest of us have to clear hurdles to get government aid, too! In a blog post yesterday, Ross Douthat lashed out at critics of the Paul Ryan poverty plan who've charged Ryan with paternalism for proposing that poor people work out and live up to a plan of action before ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Family, Kids, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Social Security, Dave Camp, US Senate

Forbes.com

Paul Ryan And The Emerging Conservative Reform Agenda In Higher Education

Paul Ryan's 73-page blueprint for expanding opportunity is chock full of ideas for higher education and job training reform.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Representative Ron DeSantis, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, Business News

The Hill

Paul sees opening for criminal justice reform

Sen. Rand Paul said Tuesday he thinks there is a chance his plan with Sen. Cory Booker to reform the criminal justice system could pass the Senate this year.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Senator Rand Paul

ENR-Engineering News-Record

Senate OKs $8B Trust-Fund Patch, Sending Bill Back to House

With an Aug. 1 deadline drawing near, the Senate has made a major change in the $10.8-billion House-passed rescue plan for the ailing Highway Trust Fund, trimming the revenue infusion for the fund to $8 billion.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Barbara Boxer, Democrat, Orrin Hatch

National Review Online

Alexander: Repeal Davis-Bacon

The Davis-Bacon Act, which became law in 1931, requires all contractors and subcontractors working on federal construction projects worth more than $2,000 to pay their workers the local "prevailing wage," as determined by the Department of Labor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Tue Jul 29, 2014

TheNewspaper

US Senate Rejects Diminished Federal Transportation Role

The US Senate on Tuesday voted 79 to 18 to pass a modified version of the stop-gap measure providing funding for federal transportation projects that cleared the House earlier this month .

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Barbara Boxer, Democrat, California Government, California

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