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  1. New Congress May Move Swiftly to Raise H-1B CapRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CIO

    ... Act, which was introduced in the Senate by two Republicans and two Democrats, Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.). The bill had 26 co-sponsors. The I-Squared bill, first introduced in ...

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  2. New Congress may move swiftly to raise H-1B capRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

    ... Act, which was introduced in the Senate by two Republicans and two Democrats, Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.). The bill had 26 co-sponsors. The I-Squared bill, first introduced in ...

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  3. Readers Write (Dec. 24): Wolves, Klobuchar and prescription drugs,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    ... beyond what the wild places can sustain, no amount of wishful thinking can change the facts. U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar puts forward three wise ideas ("How the drug companies play Scrooge," Dec. 23). They're sound as far as they go, but none strikes at ...

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  4. Brent Roske to Kick Off New Year with Expanded ShowRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Roll Call

    ... bump up. Additional sit-downs already queued up for 2015 include Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. Warren Rojas is a Heard on the Hill columnist for Roll Call, having previously worked as the founding dining editor for ...

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  5. Matthew Little, 92: Tenacious defender of human rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Star Tribune

    ... of the business community and befriended many of the area's most influential politicians, among them U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and former Vice President Walter Mondale. While he is known primarily for his work with the Minneapolis NAACP, his focus was ...

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  6. St. Paul city attorney appointed district court judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | TwinCities

    ... involving the city. She has also served as chief of staff to the mayor and state director for U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Also appointed was Nicole Starr, an assistant public defender. She specializes in forensic science in the Second Judicial District ...

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  7. Sen. Amy Klobuchar: How the drug companies play ScroogeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Star Tribune

    With the holiday season upon us, I decided I need a new way to make my case for bringing down the prices Americans pay for their prescription drugs. This year I'm going with Dickens.

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  8. Will the medical-device tax be dead by spring?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Business Journal

    ... of the U.S. Senate in November, coupled with some key Democratic opponents of the law (Minnesota's U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken have argued against the tax for years ). The Affordable Care Act created a 2.3 percent tax on medical device ...

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  9. Event honors Armstrong Interchange founding partnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Star Tribune

    ... at 11 a.m. Monday at the Fountains of Ramsey. It will include appearances by Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar to thank the funding partners. City officials hope the project is fully funded, but will not know the final tally until the ...

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  10. Dionne: Chuck Schumer, Take 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Denver Post

    Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., left, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., walk to the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 16, following the Democratic caucus meeting. Sen. Charles Schumer gave Democrats a talking-to about their obligation to stand up for government's role in helping struggling middle-income Americans -- and his message got swallowed up by a few paragraphs on health care.

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  11. NGFA Commends Congress Decision to Increase Barge Diesel Fuel User...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Milling Journal

    ... Senate legislation was spearheaded by Sens. Bob Casey, D-Pa., Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Al Franken, D-Minn. "The increase is supported strongly by both barge carriers and their customers - including ...

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  12. GPO Rebrands Itself for the Digital EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Government Executive

    ... Vance-Cooks, now director of the Government Publishing Office. The bipartisan bill was sponsored by Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., but its passage capped a push from the agency itself to reflect a new era of apps, eBooks ...

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  13. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, David Vitter Team Up to Tackle Breast CancerRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Sunshine State News

    ... and Awareness Requires Learning Young (EARLY) Act" for five years. The motion was also sponsored by U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., in the Senate and U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., in the House. The bill, which Wasserman Schultz wrote and was ...

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  14. Bipartisan bill passed to increase breast cancer awarenessRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar's bipartisan bill on increasing breast cancer awareness passed the house last week- and is now on the President's desk, where it's expected to be signed into law. The bipartisan bill is intended to increase breast cancer awareness among young women-and extend the EARLY Act, which created an education and outreach campaign administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Susan G. KomenA Applauds Reauthorization of the Breast Health Education and Awareness Requires LearnRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Washington Times

    ... programs. The bill passed the House last week and passed the Senate yesterday under the leadership of Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and David Vitter (R-LA). The bill now heads to President Barack Obama for his signature before it becomes law. "The ...

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  18. Not among Senate confirmations - US ambassador to NorwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Hill

    ... major political parties as a "fringe element." Prominent Democrats, including Sens. Al Franken (Minn.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.) had said they would oppose his nomination, which - along with other donor selections, including the naming of a soap ...

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  19. December 15, 2014 - Public Power Weekly Exclusive: GOP members of...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Public Power

    ... submit their implementation plans. Six moderate Democratic senators, including Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) sent a separate letter to McCarthy on Dec. 9, voicing some of the same concerns about the proposed rule. Their letter ...

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  20. Sens. Klobuchar, Franken don't support government spending billRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Star Tribune

    ... House Democrats supported it and neither did outgoing Rep. Michele Bachmann . In statements Sunday, both Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken said they didn't support the spending bill because of a provision that gave wealthy people more influence ...

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