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  1. Future of Menendez senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Courier News

    What does the future hold for Menendez's Senate seat? If Sen. Bob Menendez exits, there's an interesting list of possible successors. Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1Cy0WPb If the seat becomes vacant, Republican Gov. Chris Christie is in charge of choosing a temporary replacement and scheduling a special election.

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  2. Martin O'Malley Says Global Warming Is A 'Natural Threat', Not 'Man-Made'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Former Maryland governor and presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley told ABC's George Stephanopoulos Sunday global warming is the most important "natural threat" facing the U.S. "The greatest danger that we face right now on a consistent basis in terms of manmade threats is - is - nuclear Iran and related to that, extremist violence," O'Malley told Stephanopoulos . "I don't think you can separate the two.

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  3. Meet the New Boss. Not the Same as the Old BossRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Relationships are everything in the Senate, and Charles E. Schumer , the presumptive top Democrat in the next Congress, has them down pat. "Most senators have been there a while.

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  4. Our opinion: Upgrade our railroadsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Times Observer

    For many years, energy conservation campaigns have been considered very "green" - that is, good for the environment. Yet the United States may be missing the train, literally, in an important way of reducing energy use.

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  5. New ozone level rules fought by lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., has introduced legislation, with U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., signing on as a co-sponsor, that would stop new, lower ground-level ozone levels from going into effect until more areas meet the current levels. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, under the authority of the Clean Air Act, has proposed reducing the level of ground-level ozone, or smog, from the current 75 parts per billion, or ppb, to somewhere between 65 and 70 ppb.

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  6. Manchin votes against Senate budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Independent Herald

    U.S. Senator Joe Manchin issued the following statement on his vote against the Senate's budget. "It is a real disappointment that even though the Senate spent nearly 15 hours voting on the budget, we were not able to put together a comprehensive plan that defines our priorities based on commonsense American values.

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  7. Make way for trainsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    For many years, energy conservation campaigns have been considered very "green" - that is, good for the environment. Yet the United States may be missing the train, literally, in an important way of reducing energy use.

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  8. Why Patty Murray Should Replace Harry Reid As Minority LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Crooks and Liars

    Slate's Jamelle Bouie writes on why Patty Murray should take Harry Reid's place as minority leader. It's a little frustrating when Warren fans keep pushing her name for, basically, everything -- including slots where she'd obviously be frustrated and wasted: The thinking is that Warren could bring her populism to the top of the Senate, where she could challenge Republicans and help position the party away from Wall Street.

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  9. Return to rail could improve air qualityRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Lewistown Sentinel

    For many years, energy conservation campaigns have been considered very "green" - that is, good for the environment. Yet the United States may be missing the train, literally, in an important way of reducing energy use.

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  10. Bipartisan Net Neutrality Bill Ahead?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | NewsFactor

    Rick Boucher knows as well as anybody that net neutrality is the type of complex technology topic that Congress finds difficult to handle even when Democrats and Republicans are getting along. But the former 14-term House member, a longtime player on Internet policy who now heads a telecommunications industry trade group, is optimistic that the controversial Internet issue could be a surprising source of compromise in a time of partisan gridlock.

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  11. Will It Be Kessler vs. Manchin?Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Intelligencer

    Here's one way to decide whether you ought to play: If West Virginia Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler's announcement he's running for governor surprised you, forget it. You haven't been paying attention.

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  12. Get railroads back on trackRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | The Review

    For many years, energy conservation campaigns have been considered very "green" -that is, good for the environment. Yet the United States may be missing the train, literally, in an important way of reducing energy use.

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  13. Power of Rail: Study: Trains more efficient than trucksRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | Martinsburg Journal

    For many years, energy conservation campaigns have been considered very "green" - that is, good for the environment. Yet the United States may be missing the train, literally, in an important way of reducing energy use.

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  14. Cooler Heads Digest 27 March 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | NH Insider

    According to a Gallup poll published this week, half of Americans rate the overall quality of the environment as "excellent" or "good," the most positive views of the environment since Gallup began asking this question in 2001. The House of Representatives and the Senate both approved budget resolutions this week, but all the fun was on the Senate side.

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  15. Improving rail system good for economy, the airRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | Marietta Times

    For many years, energy conservation campaigns have been considered very "green" - that is, good for the environment. Yet the United States may be missing the train, literally, in an important way of reducing energy use.

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  16. Warren and Other Senators Introduce Budget Amendment to Strengthen and Expand Social SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Patch.com

    Sen. Warren: "We need to keep our promises to America's seniors, and that means strengthening and expanding Social Security." United States Senators Elizabeth Warren, Joe Manchin, Patty Murray, Sherrod Brown, and Brian Schatz introduced a budget amendment to support a sustainable expansion of Social Security benefits and promote the long-term solvency of the Social Security and Disability Insurance trust funds.

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  17. Charles Schumer RisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Washington Examiner

    Sen. Charles Schumer was all but crowned successor to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid Friday, capping nearly a decade of meticulous planning and labor with the top Democratic leadership post in mind. The ambitious, intensely driven New Yorker made his mark as a shrewd campaign strategist and fundraising rainmaker beginning in 2006, leading his party to a two-cycle sweep of 14 Republican-held Senate seats and the filibuster-proof majority that passed Obamacare.

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  18. FearlessRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The Inter-Mountain

    Given President Barack Obama's propensity for taking the law into his own hands, it would be nice for the attorney general to remind him of limits to that in the Constitution.

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  19. Charles Schumer declares bid to replace Harry ReidRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Washington Times

    Sen. Charles E. Schumer said Friday afternoon he already has support of "so many of my colleagues" in his bid to become the next Senate Democratic leader, moving quickly to secure the position just hours after current Minority Leader Harry Reid announced he would retire at the end of this Congress. Mr. Reid said he will serve through the end, which means Mr. Schumer wouldn't take over for 20 months, but in a stunning move the Nevada Democrat endorsed Mr. Schumer as his successor already anyway.

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  20. Bipartisan Bill on Net Neutrality May Emerge in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | NewsFactor

    Rick Boucher knows as well as anybody that net neutrality is the type of complex technology topic that Congress finds difficult to handle even when Democrats and Republicans are getting along. But the former 14-term House member, a longtime player on Internet policy who now heads a telecommunications industry trade group, is optimistic that the controversial Internet issue could be a surprising source of compromise in a time of partisan gridlock.

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