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  1. Republicans welcome a flood of lobbyists to Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The revolving door between lobbying and government work has been set to spinning by the Republican takeover of the Senate. Lobbyists are taking big pay cuts to staff senators working on the issues they've been lobbying on; this work on the Hill will then set them up to go back to lobbying later on with their influence and networks solidified: Nearly a dozen veteran K Streeters have been named as top staffers to GOP leaders or on key committees as lawmakers prepare to take the gavel in January.

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  2. Republican senators aren't sold on Jeb BushRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    The 2016 presidential race began to heat up this week with former Florida Governor Jeb Bush announcing he has decided to "actively explore the possibility of running for president of the United States," but many of his fellow Republicans in Congress were noticeably lukewarm on his bid for the White House, according to a story posted on The Atlantic's website. Across the Republican political spectrum on national security - from the hawkish trio of John McCain, Lindsey Graham, and Kelly Ayotte to the more moderate Rob Portman of Ohio and Tea Party conservative Ted Cruz - a number of senators acknowledged Bush's shallow experience on defense issues.

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  3. GOP Lawmakers Take 'Wait and See' Attitude on BushRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | News Max

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday took a strong step closer to announcing a bid for the presidency in 2016 , but GOP lawmakers are acknowledging Bush's lack of experience in foreign policy, according to Defense One . New Hampshire GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte said she was unsure of what Bush might stand for from a national security perspective.

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  4. Republicans welcome a flood of lobbyists to Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The revolving door between lobbying and government work has been set to spinning by the Republican takeover of the Senate. Lobbyists are taking big pay cuts to staff senators working on the issues they've been lobbying on; this work on the Hill will then set them up to go back to lobbying later on with their influence and networks solidified: Nearly a dozen veteran K Streeters have been named as top staffers to GOP leaders or on key committees as lawmakers prepare to take the gavel in January.

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  5. Budget shows Congress has learned nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

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  6. GOP goes on K Street hiring spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Politico

    As Republicans take control of Congress, they are bringing in veteran influence peddlers to help them run the show. Nearly a dozen veteran K Streeters have been named as top staffers to GOP leaders or on key committees as lawmakers prepare to take the gavel in January.

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  7. The year Congress hit rock bottomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politico

    Look at what Congress pulled off in the last two weeks and it might seem like compromise and conciliation ruled the 113th Congress. Lawmakers cleared a funding bill that will keep federal agencies open through Sept.

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  8. U.S. Senate leaves Great Lakes high and dry: editorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cleveland.com

    Despite assurances that the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2014 was fast-tracked for passage before Congress shut down for the holidays, at least one unknown, unnamed senator of a certain political persuasion decided to torpedo it. "While this bill cleared Senate Democrats, at least one senator stood in its way to passage," Sen. Sherrod Brown, a Cleveland Democrat, wrote in an email.

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  9. The torture reportRead the original story

    Wednesday | Mikey Likes It!

    Last week, the Senate Intelligence Committee released the report on torture. And it's a lot to absorb.

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  10. Iraq snapshotRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Common Ills

    ... Brown Senator Dan Coats Senator Carl Levin Senator James Inhofe Senator John Thune Senator Marco Rubio Senator Rob Portman Senator Mark Kirk You notice anything? I did immediately. Where's the Senate fraud? Where's Rand Paul? Where's God's personal ...

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  11. It's not enough but its somethingRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Like Maria Said Paz

    James K. Sanborn reports : But with 34 active duty Marine suicides in 2014 and two weeks left in the year, suicide remains a serious problem throughout the Defense Department. "During the holiday season, leaders at every level need to re-engage and identify those who will benefit from the many resources available in order to help eliminate suicide from our ranks," reads Marine administrative message 648/14, signed Dec. 14 by Maj.

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  12. Dems Pick David Pepper for ODP Chairman, Vow To 'Stick Together'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Plunderbund

    ... two home-state GOP officials who are widely spoken about as possible ticket toppers or mates. U.S. Senator Rob Portman's term ends in two years, and while he's said he likes where he is and has taken himself out of the race for president, he's ...

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  13. Congress Passes Tax ExtendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | On Wall Street

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  14. Tax extenders finally passes - ABLE also passes - Jeb Bush's...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Politico

    FINALLY, TAX EXTENDERS. Tax lobbyists can rejoice and start their holiday break now that the Senate, in a 76-16 vote late Tuesday, has renewed the tax extenders - for two more weeks.

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  15. How 2014 Was the Beginning of the End for the Gay-Marriage FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | National Journal

    With a slew of legal rulings striking down bans and popular support on an upward path, the past year set the stage for same-sex marriage legalization nationwide. A same-sex marriage supporter wears a rainbow cape behind 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals after a court hearing May 13 in Richmond, Va. 21 comments

  16. Senate passes tax break extender bill to cover 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Examiner.com

    As reported via Politico Pro in an article by Kelsey Snell, entitled "Senate approves tax extender package without Ron Wyden" makes some points clear by some Senators such as Rob Portman and Bill Nelson . The Senate has passed legislation that would provide Americans with tax breaks they can claim on their 2014 returns.

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  17. Potential Bush bid sways none in GOP fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WPBF

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's surprise announcement that he'll "actively explore" a presidential bid Tuesday morning did little to dissuade his potential Republican opponents from the race. Following the news, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, who might make a White House bid, offered the clearest pitch yet for his own candidacy.

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  18. Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown vote 'no' on tax-extender billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Cleveland.com

    Ohio's two U.S. senators, members of different political parties, were united tonight in opposing a bill to extend dozens of expired or expiring tax breaks. The 55 deductions and credits benefit a wide array of taxpayers, including teachers who purchase school supplies with their own money and individuals who want to deduct their sales tax payments because they don't deduct state and local income taxes.

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  19. Senate Sends $42 Billion U.S. Tax-Break Renewal Measure to ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Bloomberg

    The U.S. Senate passed a $42 billion package of tax incentives, reviving dozens of lapsed breaks for 2014 and setting them to expire two weeks from tomorrow. After the 76-16 vote, the bill heads to President Barack Obama.

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  20. Senate approves tax extenders package without WydenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Politico

    The Senate closed out 2014 true to its dysfunctional form - passing a two-week tax bill that nobody really wanted. The bill, which will retroactively extend a package of expired tax breaks for 2014, was the minimum lawmakers could do to prevent tax hikes for millions of individuals and businesses.

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