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1 hr ago | The Hill

Senate bill targets propane shortages

Three Midwestern senators introduced a bill Thursday aimed at preparing for and mitigating propane shortages like the one that hit their region this past winter.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives

5 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Senators press for carp-control measures

Fifteen U.S. senators representing the eight Great Lakes states are calling on the White House to take "urgent action" to halt the spread of Asian carp and other invasive species in U.S. waterways, particularly around Chicago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Joe Donnelly, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, Republican, Sherrod Brown, Michigan

9 hrs ago | Sandusky Register

Sherrod Brown's tireless press people

I suppose some of them do, but I don't think that applies to U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown's press staff.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

11 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

President Obama suffering in new Ohio poll, but it's not harming Hillary Clinton

President Barack Obama is not on the ballot this year, or in 2016 for that matter, which may be a good thing for Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ohio, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Hillary Clinton

16 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Poll: President Obama's approval still low in Ohio

The poll released Thursday by Quinnipiac University in Connecticut says Obama's approval rating in Ohio has slipped to 36 percent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives

20 hrs ago | The Hill

GOP senators press Burwell on GAO report

Republican Senators are pressing Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell to take action in response to a Government Accountability Officer report that found problems with the healthcare law's enrollment system.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law, Chuck Grassley, Orrin Hatch

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Washington Examiner

What you should know about the federal highway bill

Legislation aimed at filling potholes and fixing bridges is rarely sexy, so the pending "highway bill" isn't grabbing headlines.

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Related Topix: Maggie Hassan, US Governors, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Ohio

Plunderbund

Obamacare Working: 2014 Prescription Drug Savings So Far? 78,000 Buckeyes Saved $65M

Recent performance metrics for the Affordable Care Act have been looking good, and the announcement Tuesday by Ohio Senior U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown that $65 million stayed in the collective pockets of 78,000 Ohio seniors and persons with disabilities, instead of in the deposit accounts of pharmaceutical giants, is more commonsense proof that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, Health

News Max

Portman: Government Is Not Protecting Christians from Persecution in Iraq

The U.S. government is not doing enough to protect Iraqi Christians and other religious minorities from persecution from the Islamic State in Iraq, Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman said, and he hopes to "light a fire" under the State Department with a bipartisan resolution he's helping to introduce.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat, Barack Obama

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Roll Call

Former USEC Uranium Enrichment Project Marked for $110 Million Under Senate Bill

Senate appropriators want to allocate $110 million for the American Centrifuge Project in Piketon, Ohio, formerly headed by USEC, Inc. "The committee directs that the Department of Energy shall use these funds only to maintain existing centrifuges and facilities associated with domestic enrichment capabilities and safeguard intellectual property ... (more)

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Related Topix: USEC, Specialty Materials, Mining, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Department of Energy

The Las Vegas Sun

Sen. Heller's views on gun background checks are more complex than you think

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., second from left, accompanied by fellow Senate Republicans, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where they discussed benefits to long-term jobless workers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, Democrat

The Columbus Dispatch

Robert McDonald confirmed for Veterans Affairs post

WASHINGTON The Senate unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble Chairman Robert McDonald today to become secretary of the troubled U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Related Topix: Procter and Gamble, Household Products, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Ohio.com

Ohio agency seeks approval to replace fair's bear

The 14.5-foot-tall, blue-jeans wearing bear who has greeted tens of thousands of visitors by name at the fair since 1959 was supposed to get his walking papers Monday at the state Controlling Board, a legislative panel that approves state purchases.

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

Free Republic

Is this a valid point of view?

I don't care that with Alison Grimes in the Senate there could be millions of more abortions around the world and nation wide than if she hadn't won Is the sin of pride clouding their judgement in wanting the pro-Abortion leftist to be a Senator from KY? The argument will be that Mitch is no better than Grimes, that just as many abortions happen ... (more)

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Related Topix: Abortion, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Tea Party

The Columbus Dispatch

Pike County worries over nuclear plants' future

The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Pike County, OH, Piketon, OH, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Switched

Bill Clinton To Campaign With Alison Lundergan Grimes Again

U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign says former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to join her at a campaign rally in eastern Kentucky next month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator John Barrasso, Roy Blunt, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt

Crain's Cleveland Business

Crain's editorial: Save the Ex-Im Bank

Among the many contentious issues awaiting Congress when it returns from its summer recess in September is the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank.

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Related Topix: US News, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, John Boehner, US Senate, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bluffton Today

Give low income Americans exit option from Social Security

But as we become bogged down in our many problems, I see, unfortunately, a mentality in which we are becoming increasingly a nation of the unfree - the victim - and the timid, in how we're approaching these challenges.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Retirement, Opinion

Switched

Republicans Have Zero Reaction To Obama's Historic LGBT Order

When President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday making it illegal for federal contractors to fire or harass employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity, civil rights advocates hailed the move as one of the most important actions ever taken by a president to stem discrimination.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, John Boehner, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WBNS

Bi-Partisan Human Trafficking Bill Sails Through House

It was a rare accomplishment when a bi-partisan bill sponsored by representative Joyce Beatty on human trafficking was passed unanimously in the House last night.

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Related Topix: Representative Joyce Beatty, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Columbus, OH, US Senate, Republican

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