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Yesterday | National Review Online

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While there's a lot in the Baucus bill to pick apart, for now here's the Republican Policy Committee's take on what's notable about the CBO score: The total cost of the revised bill is $829 billion over 10 years .

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

Yesterday | National Review Online

Andrew Langer: Abusing Intellectual-Property Rights

And as during every other recess, Congress this year has left important issues unresolved - issues that members will undoubtedly hear about when they return to their districts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Inventions, Science / Technology

Yesterday | American Reporter

Make My DayONCE More to the Finish Line, Dear Friends

It isn't even unusual that the Republican National Committee sent to its base a loaded questionnaire with blatantly leading and highly biased questions.

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Related Topix: US News, ATF, George Bush, W., US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Advocate

Even Former NOM Executives Believe Marriage Equality Is Imminent

Amid growing evidence that the antigay right wing has lost its battle opposing same-sex marriage, yet another prominent anti-equality voice has conceded that marriage equality will soon be the law of the land - by next year, according to her estimation.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KTVN Reno

Audit: 'Obamacare' tax not meeting revenue target

Students at the nation's second largest school district will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for low-level offenses as part of a sweeping reform of the way school police respond to bad... The nation's second largest school district says students caught misbehaving will be sent to the principal's office rather than the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tax, Barack Obama

Forbes.com

Is Treasury About to Curb Tax Inversions on Its Own?

The Treasury Department put out the word that Secretary Jack Lew is considering regulatory curbs on corporate tax inversions, a step that may be intended to increase pressure on Congress to act once it returns from its summer recess in September.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Republican, Senator Chuck Schumer

The Hill

Report: Medical device tax missing revenue mark

A tax imposed on medical devices included in the Affordable Care Act is raising roughly three-quarters of the revenue originally expected, according to a new government report.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Harry Reid, Democrat

Washington Examiner

EXography: Hope and change? Congressional re-election rates bolster status quo

Democratic Congressmen John Dingell, John Conyers and Charlie Rangel have all served in the House of Representatives for well over 40 consecutive years.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Don Young, US House of Representatives

Mon Aug 18, 2014

National Review Online

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While there's a lot in the Baucus bill to pick apart, for now here's the Republican Policy Committee's take on what's notable about the CBO score: The total cost of the revised bill is $829 billion over 10 years .

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

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Ratify disabilities treaty to do right by disabled veterans

Recently, Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch has been very outspoken about one particular issue: NCAA sports.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sundance Film Festival, Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Rolly: Libertarian candidate uses slai...

A Libertarian candidate for the Utah Legislature has come up with a novel campaign tactic: He is courting voters by suggesting if they vote for him, cops won't kill dogs anymore.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Ayn Rand, Salt Lake City, UT, 24, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Opinion

Crescent-News.com

Steve Chapman - Bipartisan censorship

Congressional Democrats are lining up behind a constitutional amendment to allow restrictions on campaign contributions and spending, and Republicans, to their everlasting credit, are opposed.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, John Cornyn, Jeff Sessions, Opinion

Deseret News

In our opinion: Heed Herbert's advice to 'Keep (your) mitts off Utah'

Gov. Herbert has asked Orrin Hatch's 14 colleagues to come see Utah for themselves, which is a very good idea.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Utah, US Governors, Gary Herbert, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

KSL-TV

Utah WWII veteran's family awarded Distinguished Flying Cross

One of his missions during World War II earned him the Distinguished Flying Cross, the United States' oldest military aviation award.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Sundance Film Festival, US Military, US Air Force, Japan, World News, Salt Lake City, UT

ClipSyndicate

Video: Sit down with Orrin Hatch

Over the past few days, we've been telling you about a lot of big stories going on around the cou... More>> Over the past few days, we've been telling you about a lot of big stories going on around the country and the world: protests in Ferguson, Mo., the U.S. military presence in Iraq, and the fighting in Israel.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Ferguson, MO, Video

Bloomberg

Schumer Details Interest Deduction Limits in Inversions

Senator Charles Schumer released a proposal today that would limit deductions available for U.S. companies that take a foreign address to reduce their taxes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Wyden, Republican

The Hill

Paying for what works, when it works

Five years ago, in a bipartisan moment, Congress passed the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act , introduced by Sens. Kennedy and Orrin Hatch , to expand the mandate of the Corporation for National and Community Service to address our communities' toughest challenges.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Non-Profit, Representative Todd Young, US House of Representatives

ThinkProgress

Why You Can't Trust The Judiciary, In One Statistic

It's hardly a secret that the best predictor of how a judge will rule in a case seeking to undermine the Affordable Care Act is whether that judge was appointed by a Democratic president or by a Republican , but the Washington Times crunches the numbers and finds a particularly stark divide.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Antonin Scalia, Liberal Political News

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Washington Examiner

A showdown is coming over Social Security, but it's not about retirement

The trust fund for the disability program will run out in late 2016, Social Security's Board of Trustees warned in late July.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Retirement, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Republican, Sherrod Brown

Examiner.com

Congress to Silicon Valley: Don't expect any help from us

It was billed as a "Cybersecurity Summit," but it was actually a convenient platform for exasperated lawmakers to vent their frustrations at being part of a hopelessly gridlocked Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Eric Swalwell, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Saxby Chambliss, Utah, Privacy

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