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3 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Obama: Offshore 'tax inversions' are unpatriotic

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about the economy at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 2014, on the final day of his three-day West Coast trip.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines

7 hrs ago | The Olympian

After CIA gets secret whistleblower email, Congress worries about more spying

The CIA got hold of the legally protected email and other unspecified communications between whistleblower officials and lawmakers this spring, people familiar with the matter told McClatchy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Chuck Grassley, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Ron Wyden, Democrat

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Click Orlando

McCain: Prolonged execution was 'torture'

Arizona has temporarily halted executions after the prolonged death of a convicted killer during an execution described by Sen. John McCain and others as tantamount to torture.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Death Penalty, US Governors, Jan Brewer

The Island Packet

Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

How those veteran voters respond means a lot to Walsh, who has built his election campaign for the Senate around his 33-year career in the National Guard and his proposals to help veterans and their families.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana, US National Guard, US Military, US Army, United States Army War College, Life, Veteran Affairs

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Lawmaker mistakes US officials for representatives of India

Rep. Curt Clawson, a congressman for all of one month, made an embarrassing mistake this week when he confused two Obama administration officials with representatives from India.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Trey Radel, US News

The Modesto Bee

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

CBS' "Face the Nation" - Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., chairman of the House Intelligence Committee; former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Representative Steve Scalise, Modesto, CA

KIDK CBS 3

Action on border crisis uncertain

The White House and Congress are scrambling to address the crisis brought on by a surge of migrant youth from Central America with lawmakers set to recess for August in less than a week.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Rick Perry, US Governors, John Cornyn, Texas Government, Texas

Bellingham Herald

House votes to limit tax credit for immigrants

However, millions of low-income families would lose the $1,000-a-child credit in 2018, when enhancements championed by President Barack Obama are set to expire.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Social Security, Personal Finance, Dave Camp, US House of Representatives, Tax

WERC-AM Birmingham

Paul Ryan's Plan: Rebooting Compassionate Conservatism

After traveling around the country for the last year to better understand what works to combat poverty, Republican Rep. Paul Ryan now has a 'discussion draft' with the key ideas he thinks can help the poorest Americans get ahead, and where the federal government has a role.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Paul Ryan, US News

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Christie, Haley Challenge White House Handling of Illegal Migrant Children

Govs. Nikki Haley of South Carolina and Chris Christie of New Jersey had harsh words for the White House's handling of the border crisis during a Republican governors' panel at the Aspen Ideas Festival on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Chris Christie, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Scott Walker

The Las Vegas Sun

U.S. senator accused of plagiarism in thesis

Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him to the Senate earlier this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana Government, Montana, United States Army War College, Steve Bullock, US Governors

WFAA-TV Dallas

House votes to simplify education tax breaks

The House passed a bill Thursday that would simplify a complicated patchwork of tax breaks for higher education but would exclude many graduate students.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Representative Diane Black, Barack Obama

Daily Journal

House, Senate chairs offer competing bills on VA

With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans' health care program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up the delays.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Medicine, Nursing, Jeff Miller, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Republicans jump to Astorino's defense

Several Republican governors eyeing runs for the White House in 2016 are rallying behind the New York gubernatorial candidate spurned by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Chris Christie, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo, Rick Perry

The Las Vegas Sun

U.S. senator accused of plagiarism in thesis

Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him to the Senate earlier this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana Government, Montana, United States Army War College, Steve Bullock, US Governors

Cybercast News Service

Key senator urges Myanmar to reform constitution

Sen. Mitch McConnell has issued a strong call for Myanmar to amend its constitution to allow opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to run for president and for the military to submit to civilian rule.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Mitch McConnell, US News, Aung San Suu Kyi, World News

Daily World

Congress discusses compromise for veterans bill

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., , speaks to reporters on Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, about reforming the vast health care system responsible for treating the nation's veterans.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Jeff Miller, US House of Representatives

KION 46

Paul Ryan to spell out proposal to help the poor

Rep. Paul Ryan will lay out his plan Thursday to fight poverty, a pilot program that would combine 11 federal programs into one pool of money for participating states.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Healthcare Law, Law

The Macon Telegraph

Plans for national soccer training center unveiled

Sporting chief executive Robb Heineman joined Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and Wyandotte County officials Wednesday to announce plans for the 190-acre soccer village about 10 minutes from Sporting Kansas City's home stadium.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Journalgazette.net

Impasse grows on border crisis

Unless Democrats capitulate, 'We're going to be at an impasse, and we will have earned even greater disdain from the American people than we already have,' said Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Representative John Fleming

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