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  1. Export-Import Bank: Crony capitalism or leveling the playing field for small businesses?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    The owner and CEO of New Orleans-based Reliable Industries was asked a few months ago why Congress should vote to continue the Export-Import Bank . "Ex-Im Bank has leveled the playing field and allowed us to offer terms that are competitive with large companies," said Reliable's Michael Rongey.

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  2. Fast-Track As a Leftist ConspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Monthly

    The big public debate over the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Trade Promotion Authority is mostly one between Barack Obama and the business community on the one hand, and a variety of traditionally anti-trade agreement groups and progressives on the other.

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  3. Now Obama faces Fast Track opposition from the RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Examiner

    A trade-authority measure that has garnered criticism from Democrats is now picking up potential opposition on the Republican right - a sign that it may be tougher than expected to pass the legislation. House Republican conservatives tell the Washington Examiner they are hesitant to approve a bill that would give President Obama expedited authority to authorize trade deals.

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  4. "He could open up trade with countries that are sworn enemies of ours."Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bloomberg

    The debate over trade promotion authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership is largely taking place on the left-hand side of the political spectrum-more accurately, between the Democrats named "Barack Obama" and the Democrats named anything else. The Republican votes for the trade deal are supposed to be locked in.

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  5. Republicans Rally to Legalize Low-THC Cannabis EverywhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | US News & World Report

    Lisa Smith of White Stone, Virginia, comforts her 14-year-old Haley, who suffers from a severe form of epilepsy called Dravet syndrome, during a news conference Wednesday in Washington, D.C. A majority of states now allow residents to use compounds from low-THC cannabis as medicine, but growing the plants remains a federal crime and in some states parents of epileptic children risk losing them by using the non-intoxicating treatment. Republican members of Congress, inspired by stories from desperate parents who say use of low-THC, high-cannabidiol cannabis saved their children, are taking the fight for legalization from statehouses to the U.S. Capitol.

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  6. Seeking Obamacare Alternative, Republicans Eye Tax CreditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Medical Daily

    ... through August 2017, while repealing the individual and employer mandates. Louisiana Republican Representative John Fleming favors putting taxpayer money into tax-exempt health savings accounts that individuals can use to pay for healthcare ...

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  7. Looking for Obamacare alternative, Republicans eye tax creditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... through August 2017, while repealing the individual and employer mandates. Louisiana Republican Representative John Fleming favors putting taxpayer money into tax-exempt health savings accounts that individuals can use to pay for healthcare ...

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  8. Louisiana corrupt? Apparently rest of America doesn't think so: On the HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Times-Picayune

    A new poll by New Jersey's Monmouth University asked Americans the state they believe is most corrupt. Louisiana finished tied for eighth place with Arizona and Missouri.

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  9. Obama to Sign $141 Billion Increase to DebtRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Patterico

    In the end, most of the opponents were hardline Republican fiscal hawks who complained that the permanent "doc fix" wasn't fully paid for, including Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio . It is projected by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office to add $141 billion to the deficit in the next decade.

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  10. Rep. Renee Ellmers Presses Demand for Changes On 20-Week Abortion Pain BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Breitbart.com

    Nearly three months after caving to a group of Republicans led by Rep. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina, the House GOP is trying to resurrect the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, though Ellmers has demanded another language change in the bill - an edit that would again reduce the number of unborn children the act would protect. On the eve of the March for Life in January in Washington, D.C., the Pain Capable bill - which would prohibit abortions past the fifth month of pregnancy - was pulled from the House floor when Ellmers and some colleagues decided that the bill they had approved and passed in 2013 was no longer a bill they could support.

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  11. GOP plays defense on offshore drilling, waits for change at White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Washington Examiner

    Republicans will hold many hearings on the Obama administration's five-year offshore drilling plan, which they don't like. Unfortunately for the GOP, such hearings are about all they can do about it.

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  12. Overnight Energy: Gop wants more offshore drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hill

    GOP TO OBAMA: MORE OFFSHORE DRILLING: House Republicans told the Obama administration's offshore drilling regulator Wednesday to open more areas in the ocean for drilling. The GOP complained that the plan from the Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for lease sales from 2017 to 2022 is "restrictive."

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  13. GOP criticizes Obama's 'restrictive' offshore drilling planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hill

    House Republicans chastised the Obama administration Wednesday for putting forth a "restrictive" plan for offshore oil and natural gas drilling. Republicans in the House Natural Resources Committee's subcommittee on energy and mineral resources said the plan for sales from 2017 to 2022 would have the lowest number of sales since the 1980s while taking substantial areas of the continental shelf off the table.

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  14. House GOP Looks to Bring Back Late-Term Abortion BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | National Journal

    Negotiations are underway to change the measure and bring it back to the floor, but there's no deal yet. Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers, who opposed a recent bill banning late-term abortions, now says she has seen a draft version of revised legislation that she could support.

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  15. GOP rips Obama official for skipping hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Hill

    House Republicans are accusing the Obama administration of skipping out on a Tuesday hearing by not sending an agency official. The House Natural Resources Committee had invited the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation to a hearing and expected Estevan LA3pez, the agency's commissioner, to testify at the hearing of the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.

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  16. California city looks to D.C. for drought reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Fresno-area officials and business leaders hope to turn on the financial and water taps during their annual federal lobbying trip this week. "Lately, it's gotten more and more frustrating with the agencies," Lydia R. Zabrycki, director of business partnering for the San Joaquin Valley engineering firm, Quad Knopf, said Tuesday.

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  17. John Kennedy's decision to opt out of race for governor or...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | NOLA.com

    State Treasurer John Kennedy 's decision last week to run for re-election, rather than run for governor or attorney general, is a sign to some Republicans that he's likely to run for the Senate in 2016. Some Republicans now expect Kennedy to compete with fellow Republicans U.S. Reps.

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  18. Stephanie Grace: Unlikely allies form in Louisiana political fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Advocate

    We've got a governor who's presumably running for president, a senator who's definitely running for governor and, now, the beginnings of a race for senator. One is that, after raising a whole bunch of money and making a whole lot of headlines with his prescriptions for getting the state's fiscal house in order, John Kennedy will skip competitive races for governor and attorney general.

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  19. David Vitter picks up gubernatorial endorsements from Louisiana congressmen Abraham, FlemingRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Advocate

    Two more Republican congressmen from Louisiana - Ralph Abraham, of Alto, and John Fleming, of Minden - have thrown their support in this year's governor's race behind U.S. Sen. David Vitter. Vitter faces Republicans Scott Angelle and Lt.

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  20. To Do: Week of March 30, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Times

    Here are some off-the-beaten-path things readers can put on their calendars for this week in Shreveport-Bossier City. To Do: Week of March 30, 2015 Here are some off-the-beaten-path things readers can put on their calendars for this week in Shreveport-Bossier City.

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