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15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

a Va employee, a crack house, and a lengthy firing process

What does it take for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire a rogue employee? That's a question the Montgomery Advertiser asked after an agency employee allegedly drove a patient to a crack house and left him there overnight.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, Drugs, Tuskegee, AL, World News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

American Banker

How Richard Shelby Would Guide Senate Banking Panel

Sen. Richard Shelby isn't new to Banking Committee leadership, but he would face a crucial ticking clock if he returns as chairman of the panel next year.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Alabama Live

What are the eight possibilities in the 'Bridge Madness' tournament

MOBILE, Alabama - The bracket is set and eight possible names have surfaced in the "Bridge Madness" tournament to determine the AL.com reader's choice for the proposed $850 million, 215-foot-tall bridge over the Mobile River.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Military, US Navy, us Travel, Travel

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Outside the Beltway

GAO: Obama Broke The Law In Bergdahl Release Deal

It's been nearly three months since Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was freed from Taliban captivity in a deal that resulted in the release of five Taliban prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay.

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Related Topix: US News, Camp Delta, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WTVY Dothan

Roby, Shelby Applaud Changes at Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System

U.S. Representative Martha Roby and Senator Richard Shelby today applauded management changes at the troubled Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System , noting that the installation of new leadership is an important step toward better health care for area veterans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, US Senate, Alabama, Life, Veteran Affairs

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Alabama Live

Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl prisoner swap according to GAO report

The Pentagon broke the law in May when it transferred five Taliban detainees held at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Department of Defense, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Sessions says possible Senate control could give AL key roles

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, speaking in Athens on Thursday, said that if Republicans pick up six more senate seats in this fall's elections, they'll take control of the Senate.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

VA employee allegedly helped veteran buy illegal drugs

Tear gas filled the air to culminate a tense stand off between police and protesters on the ninth night since Mike Brown's death in Ferguson, MO.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Alabama, Life, Food, Beef, Meat, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Fri Aug 15, 2014

MSN Money

Smaller banks see regulatory relief after U.S. elections

All but the biggest U.S. banks could see relief from some financial reforms after the November elections even if control of the U.S. Congress remains divided between Democrats and Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, Pnc Financial Services GroupThe, Banking, Financial Services, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Alabama Live

30 flights in 2 weeks: Here's when Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley was at his busiest

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has flown 600 times in just over three years, but the busiest stretch happened during a frantic two-week period.

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Related Topix: Robert Bentley, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alabama, Oil Spill, Muscle Shoals, AL

Alabama Live

Martha Roby says she's still waiting on response from VA secretary about visit to troubled Montgomery facility

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby said this morning she is still waiting on the new secretary of Veterans Affairs to take action on problems at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System in Montgomery and Tuskegee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, Montgomery, AL, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Senate, Tuskegee, AL

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Breitbart.com

Exclusive - "McConnell: Reid Must Allow Votes on House's Anti-Exec Amnesty Bills

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is calling on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to allow the U.S. Senate to vote on the two House-passed border crisis bills that would block President Barack Obama from continuing or expanding his executive amnesty via the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican

Breitbart.com

GOP Senators Join Sessions' Fight for Up-or-Down Vote

Several GOP senators are rallying behind a call from Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions to pressure Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid into allowing a Senate vote on the House-passed bill that would block President Obama's executive amnesty.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy

SFGate

No new cases for arrested Alabama federal judge

The wife of a federal judge arrested earlier this week on suspicion of hitting her told emergency dispatchers that she was being beaten and needed an ambulance.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Montgomery, AL

Instapundit.com

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WHEN GOP LEGISLATORS USE STATE POWER TO PROTECT CRONIES: Three Congressmen Are Using Red Tape to Bind SpaceX to Earth.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Mo Brooks, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Coffman, Representative Cory Gardner, Brooks, House, Science / Technology, NASA

Switched

I'd Like a Couple of Entrees and an Order of Wings With My Spacecraft

NASA is preparing an important decision about the future of manned spaceflight. The agency is expected to announce which firm will receive funding under the final phase of the Commercial Crew Program .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Space Politics

Alabama businesses support launch competition

In a letter earlier this month to several members of the state's Congressional delegation, a group of Alabama aerospace suppliers expressed their support for greater competition in the launch industry, without mentioning the company that could benefit the most from such competition.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Rogers, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mo Brooks, Robert Aderholt, US Senate, Jeff Sessions

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Alabama Live

2,000 X-Rays at Montgomery VA facility have gone unread since 2009, Alabama lawmakers call for investigation

A later review added 1,100 X-rays to that number. The Montgomery Advertiser reports staff took immediate action on about 176 of the scans while 227 were assessed to see if further clinical action was needed.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, Tuskegee, AL

Tri-cityherald.com

Federal judge accused of hitting wife in argument

U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller, 55, posted a $5,000 bond after a hearing in Fulton County Magistrate Court.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Alabama

KNUS-AM Aurora

Federal judge accused of hitting wife in argument

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Alabama

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