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  1. Rep. McCarthy: War on ISIS Result of Years of Obama FailuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | News Max

    The U.S. is preparing to bomb Islamic State strongholds and arm Syrian anti-government rebels because of President Barack Obama's years of "failed counterterrorism efforts," House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says. Following House and Senate votes to approve arming of the Syrian rebels, the California Republican blasted the past performance of the Obama administration which, he told USA Today, has led to the current confrontation with the ISIS terrorists.

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  2. Dana Milbank: Republicans saddle their warhorsesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Commercial Dispatch

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was testifying Tuesday about the need for military action in Syria and Iraq when Ann Wright, an anti-war demonstrator in the audience, rose and began shouting: "No more war! No more war!" Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Armed Services Committee, hammered the gavel. "You're acting very war-like yourself," he told Wright.

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  3. You betcha: Sarah Palin returns to Washington in the name of traditional valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Washington Times

    Well, this ought to whet the appetites of certain journalists. Sarah Palin is among the confirmed speakers for the ninth annual Values Voters Summit next week in the nation's capital.

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  4. Inside the Beltway: 264,220 people definitely not ready for Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Washington Times

    The persistent Stop Hillary PAC has marked the formal start of the Benghazi hearings with some noise of their own. The independent political action committee has dropped $100,000 on broadcast ads in New Hampshire, South Carolina and Iowa featuring a 30-second spot that has a simple recommendation: "Stop the silence."

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  5. Delayed VA payments to providers hurting credit ratings of veterans: Louisiana congressional membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Times-Picayune

    The Department of Veterans Affairs' failure to timely pay medical bills for health care at private facilities is creating bad credit reports for hundreds of veterans in Louisiana, say all eight Louisiana congressional members in a letter to the new VA secretary. "We write to you with continued concerns about the backlog of delayed payments for veterans' emergency medical care and the consequences it creates for veterans, taxpayers and Louisiana healthcare providers," said the letter to VA Secretary Robert McDonald.

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  6. Republicans saddle their war-horses: Dana MilbankRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | OregonLive.com

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was testifying Tuesday about the need for military action in Syria and Iraq when Ann Wright, an anti-war demonstrator in the audience, rose and began shouting: "No more war! No more war!" Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Armed Services Committee, hammered the gavel. "You're acting very war-like yourself," he told Wright.

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  7. President Obama is right and Rep. Fleming wrong on Syria vote: James Varney/linksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | BayouBuzz.com

    There's a scene in a Clint Eastwood movie where, just before Eastwood injects a lethal concoction into the neck of the Allstate insurance guy , that villain Yet I'm a bit mystified by Rep. John Fleming, R-La., voting against President Obama's current proposal in the fight against the latest batch of bloodthirsty Islamic terrorists, ISIL.

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  8. FRC Action Announces Governor Sarah Palin to Speak at Values Voter SummitRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Family Research Council

    FRC Action is pleased to announce that Governor Sarah Palin is confirmed to speak at this year's Values Voter Summit. Along with the Governor, other confirmed Values Voter Summit speakers include Governor Bobby Jindal , Senators Ted Cruz and Rand Paul , Governor Mike Huckabee, Senator Rick Santorum, Reps.

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  9. 09 / 18 / 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Family Research Council

    FRC Action is happy to announce that next week's Values Voter Summit just added another conservative mega-star: former Governor and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin. Throughout her career, the Alaska leader has been a steadfast supporter of natural marriage and every human's right to life.

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  10. Where does Louisiana delegation stand on ISIS war?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... a day in the military. (The only member of Louisiana's congressional delegation to serve is Representative John Fleming who joined the Navy.) Why are the chicken hawks always the first to call for jumping into a war? Remember former Vice President ...

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  11. Republicans saddle their warhorsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | HeraldNet

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was testifying Tuesday about the need for military action in Syria and Iraq when Ann Wright, an anti-war demonstrator in the audience, rose and began shouting: "No more war! No more war!" Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Armed Services Committee, hammered the gavel. "You're acting very war-like yourself," he told Wright.

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  12. House Authorizes Aid for Rebels in Fight Against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Mediaite.com

    In a 273-156 vote, the House voted to aid rebels fighting against the Islamic State , by sending them weapons and assisting in their training. The amendment, which was attached to a spending bill to continue funding the government, had broad bipartisan support: according to Roll Call , 143 Democrats and 176 Republicans supported the measure, while 55 Democrats and 53 Republicans voted no.

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  13. Opinion: From the right, renewed militancy marks debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | NorthJersey.com

    DEFENSE Secretary Chuck Hagel was testifying Tuesday about the need for military action in Syria and Iraq when Ann Wright, an anti-war demonstrator in the audience, rose and began shouting: "No more war! No more war!" Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Armed Services Committee, hammered the gavel. "You're acting very war-like yourself," he told Wright.

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  14. 9/17/2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Digby

    Hear that melody? Sen. Lindsey Graham is conducting the Village Symphony Orchestra in one of Republicans' favorite warhorses. You've heard it before.

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  15. Commentary: Milbank: Republicans saddle up their b...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Salt Lake Tribune

    WASHINGTON a Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was testifying Tuesday about the need for military action in Syria and Iraq when Ann Wright, an anti-war demonstrator in the audience, rose and began shouting: "No more war! No more war!" Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Armed Services Committee, hammered the gavel. "You're acting very war-like yourself," he told Wright.

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  16. La. voters like doctors at election time - ColumnLa. voters like...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Town Talk

    La. voters like doctors at election time - Column Louisiana seems to have an ongoing love affair with physician-politicians. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: "Per capita, Louisiana has more medical doctors in Congress than any other state," Congressman John Fleming, R-Minden, said during a recent event in Lake Charles.

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  17. Rapides GOP endorses Abraham in 5th DistrictRapides GOP endorses...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The News-Star

    Rapides GOP endorses Abraham in 5th District Rapides Parish Republicans give nod to Alto candidate. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1u3VlKD Dr. Ralph Abraham has secured an endorsement from the Republican Party executive committee in Rapides Parish, the second largest population center in the 5th Congressional District.

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  18. Bipartisan Bloc Coalesces Behind CR, Syrian Rebels AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Roll Call

    Despite reservations, Democrats are lining up behind the House GOP's proposed continuing resolution and an underlying amendment on Syria, Hoyer said. Despite lingering reservations on both sides of the aisle, a coalition of Republicans and Democrats is coming together behind proposals to arm Syrian rebels and fund the government beyond Sept.

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  19. Dr. Smith goes to Washington, via Louisiana: Jeremy AlfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | NOLA.com

    "Per capita, Louisiana has more medical doctors in Congress than any other state," Congressman John Fleming, R-Minden, said during a recent SWLA Economic Development Alliance event in Lake Charles, the smile on his face widening. "And I'm not going to stop until every single member of our delegation is a medical doctor.

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  20. Both parties in Congress play it safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Seven weeks before the elections, Republicans and Democrats are both playing it safe, willing to make short-term sacrifices of long-held positions in hopes of maximizing their chances for victory at the polls. That means that House Republicans who recently voted to sue President Barack Obama for what they say is his failure to obey the Constitution seem likely to hand him new war powers to combat militants seeking an Islamic state.

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