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  1. School Named for Migrant-Turned-AstronautRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NBC Bay Area

    When he was a young boy, he worked alongside his family with other farmworkers in California, moving from one town to another. When he was a grown man, Jose Hernandez became an astronaut.

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  2. Mixed Reviews on New Passenger Rail Reauthorization ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Planetizen

    Six years ago Congress passed the first Passenger Rail Reauthorization Act, known as PRIIA. Reauthorization was introduced on September 11, in a bill praised by some but also criticized for decreasing Amtrak funding by 40 percent.

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  3. GOP Rep Jeff Denham Applauds DREAMERs Being Allowed to Serve in MilitaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Breitbart.com

    The news that certain illegal immigrants will be allowed to serve in the military was welcome news but not enough for one Republican who supported legislation to that end earlier this year. "Today's decision from the Department of Defense is a step forward for DREAMers who want to serve this great country," Rep. Jeff Denham said Thursday in a statement.

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  4. Pro-Amnesty Gop: Amnesty Will Pass With a Gop SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Sweetness & Light

    Pro-immigration reform Republicans say there's a better chance that Congress will produce an immigration overhaul if their party wins control of the upper chamber in November. Are these pro-amnesty Republicans trying to make sure the Democrats take control of the Senate? They have to know that e very poll shows that a large majority of voters are strongly against amnesty.

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  5. Supporters say immigration law could pass - with a GOP SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Hill

    Pro-immigration reform Republicans say there's a better chance that Congress will produce an immigration overhaul if their party wins control of the upper chamber in November. GOP lawmakers say that with Republicans in charge of both chambers, leadership in the House would have a negotiating partner across the Capitol they could trust.

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  6. California House Republican up 8 in opponent's internal pollingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Hill

    Rep. Jeff Denham has an 8-point lead in his reelection bid, according to a new poll conducted for his opponent and shared with The Hill. Denham leads beekeeper Michael Eggman 49 percent to 41 percent in the poll, conducted for Eggman's campaign by Democratic pollster GBA Strategies and shared by a source close to Eggman's campaign.

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  7. Republicans set sights on Dems in solid-blue statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Hill

    House Republicans are eyeing pickup opportunities this cycle in enemy territory - the liberal states of California, Illinois and New York. Districts in the trio of solid-blue states provide the GOP some of its best chances to knock off incumbents, as Republicans look to grow their congressional majority and reach their ambitious goal of 245 seats.

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  8. Who's the cutest pet on Capitol Hill? Who is? Who is?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Hill

    Staffers and members of Congress celebrated their relationship with their pets on Thursday night as the Animal Health Institute organized the 18th annual Pet Night on Capitol Hill and the sixth annual Cutest Pet Contest on Capitol Hill Contest. A panel of local media personalities, including ITK columnist Judy Kurtz, narrowed the pets in each category down to five entries.

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  9. Animal Health Institute Names Winners of 2014 Cutest Pets on Capitol HillRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | FishBowl

    Last night at the Cannon Caucus Room, the Animal Health Institute announced the winners of its Cutest Pets competition at AHI's Pet Night on Capitol Hill. Winners hailed from the offices of Sen. Boxer, Rep. Mike Honda, and Sen. Warren and were "unveiled" by Rep. Jeff Denham's dog "Lily," a 2013 winner.

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  10. Jeff Cummins: Rail equals job boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Fresno Bee

    If I told you that one of the largest infrastructure projects in U.S. history was going to be built here in the San Joaquin Valley, attract $6 billion in spending over the next five years, create over 20,000 jobs a year , and a few thousand jobs permanently, would you be in favor of this? To put this in perspective, the size of our economy in the Fresno area is about $32 billion. Six billion of that would be 20% of our economy.

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  11. House T&I Committee approves passenger rail reform legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today approved bipartisan legislation that improves the infrastructure, reduces costs, leverages private sector resources, creates greater accountability and transparency, and accelerates project delivery for Amtrak and the Nation's passenger rail transportation system. The Committee approved by voice vote the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2014, or PRRIA .

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  12. House extends funding for VA programs; bill waits on Senate supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Urged on by Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., the House on Tuesday night approved a politically unassailable, 20-page package that continues myriad veterans' programs and benefits. The move underscores congressional regard for veterans, while shedding light on Denham's own role as an advocate.

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  13. Local Races to be DecidedRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Examiner.com

    With coming election of local officials approaching, there has been a concerted effort to the Republicans and Democrats to campaign to oust veteran congressmen. One of these is Reprentative Jeffery Denham which has been in congress for a long time for the 10 th District in California.

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  14. House GOP Wants to Confine HSR to NECRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | CaHSR Blog

    There's a lot to dislike in the latest attack on passenger rail from the House Republicans, including further efforts to defund the vital long-distance routes. But what's particularly annoying is their ongoing effort to confine high speed rail in America to the Northeast Corridor, even though other regions have a strong need for HSR as well: The bipartisan bill also would end federal financial support for high-speed rail outside the Northeast Corridor, which would be permitted to spend up to $1 billion on high-speed rail.

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  15. Don't Look Now, But the House Amtrak Bill Actually Has Some Good IdeasRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | StreetsBlog.org

    The House's Amtrak proposal isn't going to transform American passenger rail, but it might actually help around the margins. Photo: House Transportation Committee Tomorrow, the House Transportation Committee will consider a bill that changes the nation's policies on passenger rail.

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  16. House committee leaders introduce bipartisan passenger rail legislationRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | CE News

    U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders introduced bipartisan legislation that they said improves the infrastructure, reduces costs, leverages private sector resources, creates greater accountability and transparency, and accelerates project delivery for Amtrak and the nation's passenger rail transportation system. The Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2014, or PRRIA , was introduced by Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster ; T&I Ranking Member Nick J. Rahall, II ; Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee Chairman Jeff Denham ; and Subcommittee Ranking Member Corrine Brown .

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  17. Amtrak bill would limit high-speed rail to NortheastAmtrak bill would ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Amtrak bill would limit high-speed rail to Northeast Bill would also prevent the profitable Northeast Corridor from subsidizing upstate routes Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1tInW80 A House committee is set to vote on a bill that would prevent the profitable rail service between Boston and Washington from subsidizing unprofitable Amtrak routes. WASHINGTON -- Amtrak's profitable Northeast Corridor between Boston and Washington would no longer subsidize other money-losing routes, including service in upstate New York, under legislation a House committee is scheduled to vote on Wednesday.

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  18. House T&I rolls out bipartisan Amtrak bill - But action this year...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Politico

    HOUSE T&I UNVEILS BIPARTISAN AMTRAK BILL: The House Transportation Committee unveiled its Amtrak reauthorization yesterday, and while the bill has bipartisan support, the short House calendar and a slow-walking Senate make it unlikely that Congress will act this year. The four-year bill caters to a number of Republican wishes - including boosting private-sector involvement and trying to fix the money-losing food and beverage service - but keeps Democrats on board by not requiring an effective funding cut.

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  19. Bill would let Amtrak reinvest profits in Northeast CorridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Philly.com

    House leaders in Washington on Thursday introduced legislation to allow Amtrak to reinvest Northeast Corridor profits on improvements to the corridor, rather than to use that money to subsidize money-losing, long-distance routes in other parts of the country. The bill proposes many changes in how the national railroad is funded and how it operates.

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  20. Amtrak bill would boost spending in Northeast corridorAmtrak bill...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Asbury Park Press

    Amtrak bill would boost spending in Northeast corridor The bipartisan bill proposed by the House reflects two years of discussions Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1rYHf0B Amtrak operations would be overhauled to encourage private investment in the nationwide passenger rail system, under legislation a House panel unveiled ... (more)

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