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22 hrs ago | BusinessWeek

A Senator Sees 'Moral Hazard' in SBA Loan Program

A Republican Senator is questioning whether the Small Business Administration's flagship loan program puts taxpayer money at risk without enough oversight.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican

Yesterday | John Locke Foundation

Pro-Obamacare publication has nice things to say about Burr plan

No one would confuse Bloomberg Businessweek with right-of-center publications such as National Review or the Weekly Standard .

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

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Kos

North Carolina senate race 2014

I am writing about all the competitive senate races. These diaries will be updated on Yahoo! as I hear about new material.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, Elizabeth Dole, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Man Found Dead On UTC Campus

A man was found dead in a UTC apartment or dorm room at 801 East 8th St. on Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, US News

Free Republic

PPP: Race Still Looks Headed for Runoff

PPP released their monthly look at the North Carolina Senate race two days ago. The poll isn't so good for Speaker Thom Tillis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, Elizabeth Dole, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Reason Magazine

Can Bobby Jindal's Health Plan Get the Republican Party on Track?

Before conservative policy wonks can win any policy victories, they'll need to overhaul the Republican Party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Price, US Governors, Medicaid, Health, Health Care Policy, US Senate

Daily Kos

Leahy denies Republican obstruction of judicial nominees

When filibuster reform for President Obama's nominees exposed the other ways Republicans could obstruct judicial nominations, Sen. Patrick Leahy said that he didn't think there was abuse of procedures, specifically in using their "blue slip" ability to either refuse to assist in nominating a judge for their home state, or blocking a nomination.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz, John Cornyn, Liberal Political News

Mon Apr 07, 2014

John Locke Foundation

Mr. Klein, meet Sen. Burr

Joe Klein starts his latest TIME column with the assertion that Obamacare is here to stay, then admits how problematic the federal health law has become.

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

Sat Apr 05, 2014

USA Today

Leahy defends home-state senators' input on judges

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Orrin Hatch, Republican, George Bush

Prince George Citizen

Political offers pour in for Canadian MD who defended medicare in U.S. Senate

Political offers have been pouring in for a doctor who enthusiastically defended the reputation of Canada's medicare system during some tense exchanges in the U.S. Congress.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Travel, Health Care Policy, Health, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, US Politics, Republican

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Torture Report Controversy: Is the CIA Beyond Accountability?

Thursday's Senate vote to release part of a 6,300-page report on the CIA's now-defunct rendition and torture program is something of a mixed blessing.

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

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Senate finds CIA illegally interrogated terror suspects after 9-11

Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., left, heads to closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, as the panel votes to approve declassifying part of a secret report on Bush-era interrogations of terrorism suspects puts the onus on the CIA and a reluctant White House to speed the release of one of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Republican

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Leaders ABLE, but willing?

Congress has not often been as polarized as it has been for most of the Obama presidency.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Republican, North Carolina, Opinion

Tue Apr 01, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Too Small to Fail's Ann O'Leary to speak at Child Care Aware(R) of...

For more than 25 years, Symposium has drawn advocates to D.C. to shape the conversation around child care and early learning for 11 million children ARLINGTON, Va., April 1, 2014 -- The future of policy and practice for 11 million children in child care will be the focus of Child Care Aware of America's 2014 Symposium April 2-4, 2014 at the Hyatt ... (more)

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law

Daily Kos

Krugman: Obamacare IS The GOP Healthcare Plan

Republicans are always searching for something and not finding it: In 2003 it was WMD in Iraq.

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Related Topix: US News, Tom Coburn, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Liberal Political News

The Washington Post

Crossroads ad: Thom Tillis has the a oeconservative gutsa to replace Obamacare

Here's yet more evidence that Obamacare repeal is not a winner for Republicans, on the same day that it was announced that the law has hit its target of seven million enrollments.

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Related Topix: Alternative, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Republican, World News

News Max

Washington Times: CIA Libya Station Chief Said No Benghazi Protest Occurred

The CIA's station chief in Libya told his superiors that the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi attacks were "not an escalation of anti-American protest," The Washington Times reported, citing documents and interview with current and former intelligence officials.

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

Sun Mar 30, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Could logjam be breaking on CIA torture?

I learned this several years ago, at an accountability strategy session there. We were briefed by some very smart D.C. insider types.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, Dianne Feinstein, Democrat, Opinion

Stars and Stripes

Local, state politicians of both parties agree on Fort Bragg's importance

A dozen or so mayors from cities surrounding Fort Bragg visited recently to watch training exercises and interact with soldiers and civilian employees at the base.

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Related Topix: Fort Bragg, US Military, US Army, Fort Bragg, NC, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Fox News

New questions about ex-CIA director's Benghazi claims ahead of...

New allegations are raising additional questions about former CIA Acting Director Michael Morell's involvement in crafting the administration's flawed narrative on the Benghazi attack, ahead of his scheduled testimony next week on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: US News, World News, Africa, Libya, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

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