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  1. House abortion bill switch reveals emerging clout of moderate RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | McClatchy

    After spending the last few years butting heads with his most conservative members, House Speaker John A. Boehner has a new headache: a revolt by moderates. Tired of staying quiet while tea-party-minded conservatives pull the Republican majority further to the right, more temperate voices are starting to rise in the new GOP-led Congress.

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    Friday | Iobserve

    After members of the U.S. House scuttled plans Jan. 22 to vote on a measure to prohibit abortion after 20 weeks, they passed a bill to restrict taxpayer funding of abortion. Called the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, or H.R. 7, it applies the principles of the Hyde Amendment to federal health programs, including the Affordable Care Act.

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  3. House GOP rebellion over abortion bill blindsides leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Washington Examiner

    The House Republican leaders thought a vote on a proposed ban on abortions past 20 weeks of pregnancy would be a slam dunk. The issue plays squarely to the party's voter base, and seemingly no one in their conference would object.

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  4. House abortion bill switch reveals emerging clout of moderate RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    House Speaker John A. Boehner , after years of butting heads with tea party Republicans, now faces a rise in moderate voices. House Speaker John A. Boehner , after years of butting heads with tea party Republicans, now faces a rise in moderate voices.

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  5. Abortion dissenters face backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Hill

    "I believe in political retribution, otherwise you might as well close up shop," Susan B. Anthony List president Marjorie Dannenfelser told The Hill. Anti-abortion advocates say electoral challenges could be in the cards for those who worked to stall a 20-week abortion ban bill that was widely expected to pass the House on Thursday.

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  6. GOP's abortion freak-out: How horrible optics caused a "revolt" within the partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Salon

    No, the women of the GOP aren't suddenly moderates -- they're cynics who recognized an extremist ban looked awful House Republicans kicked off the 114th Congress with the introduction of a measure to ban abortion at 20 weeks, and, because they have a flare for the dramatic, planned the vote to coincide with the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade. 3 comments

  7. GOP stumbles over abortion bill - 7.2 million Obamacare enrollees...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Politico

    HOUSE PULLS 20-WEEK ABORTION BAN - Republican leadership was forced into a late night cancellation of today's planned a vote on a bill that would ban most abortion after 20-weeks of pregnancy - a bill that easily passed the House in the last Congress. The House will instead vote on old legislation that prohibits taxpayer funding of abortions - Republican leadership wanted something anti-abortion themed on the floor to coincide with the annual March for Life in Washington.

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  8. Forbes: Haslam worth $2 billion, richest politician in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Leaf-Chronicle

    Forbes: Haslam worth $2 billion, richest politician in U.S. Worth an estimated $2 billion, Gov. Bill Haslam is now the richest politician in the country. Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1BHzmAw Gov. Bill Haslam is worth an estimated $2 billion, making him the richest politician in the U.S., according to Forbes.

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  9. Abortion bill in flux as female GOP lawmakers raise concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    Antiabortion activists are connected with a red piece of cloth as they stage a "die-in" in front of the White House on Wednesday. Support for an antiabortion bill is in flux amid a revolt by female Republican lawmakers concerned that the legislation's restrictive language will once again spoil the party's chances of broadening its appeal to women and younger voters.

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  10. Average net worth of Tennessee congressional membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    On Wednesday, Forbes named Gov. Bill Haslam the richest elected official in America. Haslam's net worth is estimated at $2 billion Average net worth of Tennessee congressional members On Wednesday, Forbes named Gov. Bill Haslam the richest elected official in America.

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  11. GOP Congresswomen Withdraw Their Support For Proposed Abortion BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | ThinkProgress

    Two GOP congresswomen have officially withdrawn their support for a proposed 20-week abortion ban that has recently sparked controversy within the Republican Party, asking to be removed as co-sponsors from the legislation. On Tuesday afternoon, during the House's session, Reps.

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  12. Whistleblower: Sen. Baldwin knew about Tomah VA problems, didn't actRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Today's TMJ4

    JULY 15: U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin , Rep. Diane Black , Rep. Judy Chu , and Rep. Marsha Blackburn testify during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee July 15, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 15: U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin , Rep. Diane Black , Rep. Judy Chu , and Rep. Marsha Blackburn testify during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee July 15, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

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  13. The Daily Troll: Smith's name misappropriated. Feeling the heat on climate? MLK rally plans.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Crosscut.com

    EU thinks something is fishy with Luxembourg, Amazon. Legislating the skill of fantasy football players.

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  14. Mr. Smith goes to Washington . . . and gets put on a bill he opposesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Representative Adam Smith speaks during a rally organized by OneAmerica as part of a National Week of Action to demand robust executive measures to stop deportations and keep families together Thursday, November 20, 2014, in Seattle, Washington. U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., this week discovered that, without his knowledge, his name was added as co-sponsor of an anti-abortion bill that he opposes.

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  15. "She thought it was Adrian Smith she was signing on to the bill."Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Bloomberg

    ... would like to make sure no official document ever again confuses him with Adrian, a Republican. "Representative Diane Black signed me on to H.R. 217, which is a particularly strong anti-choice bill and a bill that I would never support," he said. ...

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  16. Democrat Laments Abortion Bill Co-Sponsoring DebacleRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | Roll Call

    Co-sponsoring a bill in Congress doesn't really mean all that much. But - maybe - it ought to mean a member has agreed to sign on, and will actually sign.

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  17. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Lucianne.com

    AmericaA s biggest abortion corporation has so many tendrils in We the PeopleA s paychecks that itA s hard to determine all the steps necessary to uproot it. But that is not stopping the new Congress from moving to end public funding of Planned Parenthood.

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  18. Republican Congress moves todefund Planned ParenthoodRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Lucianne.com

    AmericaA s biggest abortion corporation has so many tendrils in We the PeopleA s paychecks that itA s hard to determine all the steps necessary to uproot it. But that is not stopping the new Congress from moving to end public funding of Planned Parenthood.

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  19. Republican Congress moves to defund Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | American Thinker

    America's biggest abortion corporation has so many tendrils in We the People's paychecks that it's hard to determine all the steps necessary to uproot it. But that is not stopping the new Congress from moving to end public funding of Planned Parenthood.

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  20. President Obama Proposes Free Community CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Essence Magazine

    In a move that has the potential to shift the education landscape, President Obama has proposed two years of free community college to all American students. The New York Times reports that the plan would unfold over the course of ten years and would cost the federal government $60 billion, opening the doors of higher education to nearly nine million students across the country.

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