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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

Government Executive

Hiring Reform Bill Gains Momentum on Capitol Hill

A bipartisan pair of House members has introduced a bill to improve federal hiring by allowing agencies to share information on job applicants, joining several senators pushing the same reforms.

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Related Topix: Jon Tester, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, Republican

National Review Online

Re: Rob Portmana s Field of Dreams

This week, Senator Rob Portman took to the pages of the Wall Street Journal and made a compelling case that the United States faces a debt challenge that, if left unaddressed will lead to painful and perhaps precipitous economic harm for the country.

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

Switched

Counting Homeless Kids, the Right Way

Homeless kids count. And they need to be counted accurately. So I am encouraged that Senators Dianne Feinstein and Rob Portman introduced legislation yesterday [7/24] to fix a long-standing injustice in the way our nation counts homeless kids, that has kept about 900,000 children and families from federal assistance programs designed to help them.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, George Miller, US House of Representatives, Republican, Representative Steve Stivers, Ohio, Ohio Government

Cleveland.com

Ben Venue Laboratories, on the verge of closing months ago, getting a new owner

The Boehringer Ingelheim Group of Companies announced Thursday that it had entered into an agreement with Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC to sell Ben Venue's facilities, site and related assets to the London-based multinational pharmaceutical company.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Marcia Fudge, Bedford, OH, US Senate, Republican

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohioans in Congress back bills to fight addiction

If there's any indication that the Ohio congressional delegation is concerned about the state's opioid epidemic, it might be this: Within the past week, four Ohio lawmakers have introduced or announced plans to introduce three bills aimed at addressing drug addiction.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan, Representative Marcia Fudge, Republican

National Review Online

John Fund: The Moment of Truth on Corporate Welfare

The tea-party base often doesn't take seriously the GOP's commitment to shrinking government and has accused the GOP of ladling out benefits to the elite and well connected.

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Related Topix: US News, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Kirk, Sherrod Brown, Democrat

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Two Ohio senators, five reps push to keep 700 clean-up jobs at Piketon plant

Ohio's two U.S. senators and a handful of U.S. House members have asked the Secretary of Energy to prioritize cleanup of the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon after the contractor on-site at the plant announced layoffs of nearly 700 last week.

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Related Topix: Representative Bill Johnson, Marcy Kaptur, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Stivers, Democrat, Tim Ryan

Breitbart.com

NRSC Warns Unsuspecting U.S. Senators: Attack of the Killer Boyle

There did seem to be something off as the senators left the headquarters of the National Republican Senatorial Committee Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Roger Wicker, Roger Wicker, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Jerry Moran, Jerry Moran

WTVG-TV Toledo

Lawmakers talk immigration, yet again

Nearly 60,000 South American children are still stuck at our nation's southern border, and now, they're stuck in the middle of a political battle.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Dan Kildee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Boehner, US Senate, Republican, Ohio, Hillary Clinton

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