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19 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Paul Ryan Backs Sentencing Reform As a Way of 'Expanding Opportunity in America'

Today House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled proposals aimed at "Expanding Opportunity in America" that include "commonsense criminal-justice reform."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Prison, US Senate, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Senator Rand Paul

19 hrs ago | ABC News

Five Ways Paul Ryan Thinks He Can End Poverty

Rep. Paul Ryan thinks the federal government should stop its habit of treating poverty as a series of isolated problems and start listening to the "boots on the ground," local community leaders fighting for different results.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, US Senate, Representative Ron DeSantis

20 hrs ago | National Review Online

How Paul Ryan Has Changed the Debate Over Poverty and the Minimum Wage

Paul Ryan's new anti-poverty proposal is sprawling and ambitious, and it will take some time to unpack the many ideas contained within it.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Kos

Republican senators wonder: What if Mitch McConnell loses?

It's a taboo subject among Senate Republicans but one that's on many senators' minds: What if Mitch McConnell loses his reelection bid? Well, clearly, it is clickbait, or at least clickbait for political geeks who like to follow what Politico calls a "parlor game."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, John Cornyn, Richard Burr, John McCain

Deseret News

My view: Main Street won't give up against patent trolls

Main Street businesses across Utah and the rest of the country are feeling the pinch from patent trolls.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Orrin Hatch, Utah, Real Estate

Trucker

Reid does deal with GOP to extend Highway Trust Fund

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., announced a deal with Republicans on Wednesday that paves the way for a final vote on a bill to fund federal transportation projects through next spring.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, Republican, Bob Corker, Ron Wyden

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Free Republic

David Perdue wins Republican Senate nomination

Businessman David Perdue stunned Georgia's Republican political establishment Tuesday by capturing the party's U.S. Senate nomination in his first run for office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Dollar General, Retail

Crooks and Liars

Two Wingnut Judges Order Obamacare Defunded

Update: The 4th Circuit ruled unanimously today in the opposite direction, saying that Congressional intent was clear with regard to federal exchanges.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Mon Jul 21, 2014

FreedomWorks

Happening on the Hill: 21 July, 2014

Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Brett Guthrie, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Lynn Jenkins, Representative Diane Black, Representative Matt Salmon, US Senate

Deseret News

Robert Bennett: Shurtleff and Swallow are 'innocent until proven ...

The fact that two of Utah's former attorneys general were arrested on the same day for a series of alleged crimes has made national news.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Robert Bennett, Utah

The Heartland Institute

One Man's War Against Racial Housing Quotas

"The federal government's saying that if you live in a community that is disproportionately white, then, therefore, there is discrimination and segregation.

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Related Topix: Representative Paul Gosar, US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives

Roll Call

Week's Action Includes Possible Highway Trust Fund Vote in Senate

This could be a decisive week for highway and bridge building if the Senate can pass a bill providing additional money for the Highway Trust Fund.

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

Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly: Herbert on Common Core: Appeasing Utah's right wing

Gov. Gary Herbert's call for an attorney general's office review of the academic Common Core standards adopted by Utah and dozens of other states has the smell of a re-election campaign around it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Utah, US Governors, Gary Herbert, Gay/Lesbian

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Free Republic

Limbaugh is right about Obama's war on suburbs (Placing...

'What better way to give a boost to the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Act and the remaking of American neighborhoods than to start injecting illegal immigrant populations into targeted cities and towns in the suburbs all across the country?' That was national radio talk show superhost Rush Limbaugh commenting on a Department of Housing and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Rush Limbaugh, Immigration Reform, Westchester County, NY, Representative Paul Gosar, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Washington Times

Jindal tells audience at conservative summit: Obama is abandoning the American dream

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal kicked off the Western Conservative Summit by telling the crowd that what fears most about President Obama is his push to redefine the American dream.

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

The Hill

Palin: 'I don't need lectures from Eric Holder'

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin hit back at Attorney General Eric Holder on Saturday for criticizing her call to impeach President Obama over the border crisis.

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Related Topix: Eric Holder, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Senate

Orange Juice

Do Away with the Highway Trust Fund?

Forty Miles of Bad Road .ahead. As you may or may not have heardthe Congress again has lost its way and "somehow" emptied the Federal Highway Trust Fund.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, New Jersey

The Wichita Eagle

Milton Wolf says hea s a a doctor, not a politiciana

Milton Wolf, works the crowd at a Fourth of July parade in Wamego. Wolf has tea party backing in his quest to unseat three-term GOP incumbent Pat Roberts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Family, Kids, Senator Rand Paul, Radiology, Medicine

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Breitbart.com

...Mike Lee Drops Out

Sen. Ted Cruz will join Glenn Beck this weekend at the U.S.-Mexico border on what Beck describes as a humanitarian mission.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tea Party, Illegal Immigration, McAllen, TX

Denver Post

Palin, Bachman, Cruz in Denver for Western Conservative Summit

Former Alaska Governor and Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin speaks to the crowd in Sevierville, Tenn.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

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