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  1. N.C. VA adds temporary space for mental health servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The modular building and another 5,000-square-foot building expected to be delivered soon will be used exclusively for mental health services, officials said. The buildings, on the Fayetteville VA Medical Center's campus at 2300 Ramsey St., are expected to open mid-January.

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  2. Meaningful use penalties stir physician lobby - Rep. Ellmers calls...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Politico

    MEANINGFUL USE PENALTIES STIR PHYSICAN LOBBY: Physician groups seem to think the latest bad news from CMS may improve their chances of getting changes in the meaningful use program. Roughly half of the eligible providers - 257,000 physicians, dentists, chiropractors, optometrists and podiatrists will have their Medicare payments cut by 1 percent starting next month.

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  3. Cisco workers offer time, cash to feed hungryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | HeraldSun.com

    U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., joins Cisco employees in categorizing food donations. Cisco employee Alicia Smith sorts through food donations at the Durham branch of the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.

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  4. David Vitter bill continuing federal breast cancer awareness program...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | NOLA.com

    In one of its final actions of 2014, The Senate passed legislation Tuesday that continues a federal program designed to increase breast cancer awareness among young woman. The bill, sponsored by Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and David Vitter , R-La., sets aside up to $4.5 million a year for education outreach programs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  5. Campaign to Educate Young Women About Breast Cancer Risks...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Capital Soup

    The Breast Health Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young Act, or the EARLY Act, was reauthorized for five years today by the Senate by Unanimous Consent. H.R. 5185 was introduced by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Rep. Renee Ellmers in the House and Senators Amy Klobuchar and David Vitter .

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  6. Susan G. KomenA Applauds Reauthorization of the Breast Health Education and Awareness Requires LearnRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Washington Times

    Dec 16, 2014 - Susan G. Komen today applauds the reauthorization of the Breast Health Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young Act, or EARLY Act. The Act's passage will allow for the continuation of breast health education and awareness campaigns aimed towards young and high-risk women for five more years.

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  7. Sen. Cruz cana t seem to rally House GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | HeraldNet

    Grenade-launching Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas took a familiar position of obstruction last week: He called on conservatives to fight any bill that funds President Obama's immigration actions - even if this provokes a standoff that leads to a government shutdown. "Just about every Republican candidate in the country campaigned saying, 'If you elect us, we will stop President Obama's amnesty,'" he said at a rally at the Capitol with tea party activists last week.

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  8. The taming of Ted CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Fort Morgan Times

    Grenade-launching Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas took a familiar position of obstruction last week: He called on conservatives to fight any bill that funds President Obama's immigration actions - even if this provokes a standoff that leads to a government shutdown. "Just about every Republican candidate in the country campaigned saying, 'If you elect us, we will stop President Obama's amnesty,'" he said at a rally at the Capitol with tea party activists last week.

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  9. Rep. Ellmers: 'No Problem' Spending Christmas in Budget TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | News Max

    If completing a bill that keeps federal agencies afloat means giving up Christmas at home, that's fine, said Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina on Newsmax TV Thursday, because it's a better outcome than another government shutdown. "I have no problem staying here," Rep. Ellmers told "MidPoint" host Ed Berliner as Thursday's deadline for completing a budget approached with the House still wrangling over a $1.1 billion catchall bill to fund the government through next September.

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  10. Dana Milbank: Ted Cruz no longer controls HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | San Jose Mercury News

    Grenade-launching Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas took a familiar position of obstruction last week: He called on conservatives to fight any bill that funds President Obama's immigration actions -- even if this provokes a standoff that leads to a government shutdown. "Just about every Republican candidate in the country campaigned saying, 'If you elect us, we will stop President Obama's amnesty,'" he said at a rally at the Capitol with tea party activists last week.

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  11. Milbank: The Taming of the CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Salt Lake Tribune

    WASHINGTON a A new show has opened on Capitol Hill, and, with any luck, it will have a long run. Grenade-launching Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas took a familiar position of obstruction last week: He called on conservatives to fight any bill that funds President Obama's immigration actions - even if this provokes a standoff that leads to a government shutdown.

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  12. Parade season winds down in Gibsonville, Snow CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Burlington Times News

    Gibsonville Parks & Recreation Department's annual Christmas parade is at 2 p.m. Saturday throughout downtown. Downtown streets will close beginning at 1 p.m. and parade participants should be at their assigned spots by that time; the drop-off for participants is Murrell Park.

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  13. The taming of Ted CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Washington Post

    Dana Milbank writes about political theater in the nation's capital. He joined the Post as a political reporter in 2000.

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  14. U.S. House Passes Reauthorization For Breast Cancer ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Legislation is now before the U.S. Senate to reauthorize breast cancer awareness programs. Congressman Fred Upton took to the House floor this week to support the bill, introduced by Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida and Republican Renee Ellmers of North Carolina.

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  15. Low Stage 2 Attestation Numbers Continue to AlarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Health Data Management

    Data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services shows that as of Dec. 1, 2014, 1,681 hospitals and 16,455 eligible professionals have attested to Stage 2 meaningful use. That means less than 35 percent of hospitals currently meet Stage 2 requirements and while eligible professionals have until the end of February to report their progress, only 4 percent of EPs have met Stage 2 requirements to date.

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  16. House passes breast cancer prevention billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Hill

    The measure, H.R. 5185 , authorizes $4.9 million annually through fiscal 2019 for breast cancer public education campaigns. The original law, enacted in 2010, authorized the Centers for Disease Control to implement educational outreach.

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  17. Conservative groups seek limits during lame duck on wind energy subsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Washington Post

    Completed wind turbine blades sit outside TPI Composites in Newton, Iowa. The company makes blades for General Electric Co's renewable energy business.

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  18. Leadership moves forward with plans to keep government open - CIA...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Politico

    THIS WEEK'S GOAL: KEEP THE GOVERNMENT OPEN. House Republicans are expected to unveil today their plan to keep the government open after Thursday.

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  19. Internet Sales Tax Bill Quashed For NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Government Executive

    A last-ditch push by about 30 Republicans to convince House Speaker John Boehner to allow lame-duck action on an online sales-tax measure failed Wednesday, but those attending the closed meeting said he is promising to revisit the issue early next year. "We had a robust discussion, and everybody knows how everybody feels," said GOP Rep. Steve Womack of Arkansas as he exited the meeting, which he'd organized.

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  20. Clinton Meets with Potential Campaign ManagersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Political Wire

    "With weeks to go until she makes an announcement about her future, Hillary Clinton has started meeting with a broad range of political figures - including potential campaign managers," Politico reports. "Clinton, who several people close to her describe as still not firmly decided on a campaign, met Wednesday with outgoing Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee executive director Guy Cecil, one of the two people most often described as a potential campaign manager for her 2016 campaign Clinton has also spoken with Robby Mook, another-often mentioned potential campaign manager, about 2016, people familiar with the discussions said, but the details were unclear."

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