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  1. Romney tops crowded GOP field for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

    Mitt Romney has said he has no plans to run for president a third time -- but that isn't stopping voters from wanting him to hit the campaign trail again. Romney pulled the most support from Republican voters with 19% picking him over a fray of politicians floated for the 2016 nomination, according to a Quinnipiac University poll of Americans released Wednesday.


  2. EPA Delay of 2014 RFS Rule Increases Potential for Congressional ActivityRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    On November 21, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it would further delay finalizing the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard volumetric blending requirements until 2015. This announcement put the controversial program back in the spotlight with federal legislators, increasing the likelihood of legislative activity when Congress reconvenes in January.


  3. U.S. introduces new rules for curbing smog-producing ozoneRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Science

    The United States on Wednesday proposed tightening its standard for smog-producing ozone from 75 parts per billion to between 65 and 70 parts per billion. The new threshold, the first change since 2008, was announced by the Environmental Protection Agency .


  4. On Twitter, Obama Loyalists Counter Schumer on Health LawRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    Sen. Chuck Schumer , the Senate's third-highest ranking Democrat, created an uproar on Tuesday by calling the timing of President Barack Obama 's successful push to pass health care reform in 2010 a mistake . "It wasn't the change we were hired to make; Americans were crying out for an end to the recession, for better wages and more jobs, not for changes in their health care," Mr. Schumer said in a speech at the National Press Club.


  5. US tightens smog limits in bid to protect healthRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    In a fresh confrontation with Republicans, the Obama administration on Wednesday proposed stricter emissions limits on smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness. The move fulfilled a long-delayed campaign promise by President Barack Obama but left environmental and public health groups wanting more.


  6. Blog: Republicans To SEC Chair: Delay Pay Ratio Rules. Is A Repeal Attempt In The Offing?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    The WSJ reports that three Republican congressman - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, and Reps. Scott Garrett and Bill Huizenga - have written to SEC Chair Mary Jo White urging that the SEC stop spending time on the pay-ratio disclosure rules and prioritize completing rulemaking required under the JOBS Act, such as the crowdfunding rules.


  7. State leaders call EPA regulations job killersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WBRZ

    State and local leaders are speaking out about proposed changes the Environmental Protection Agency made to air quality. Governor Bobby Jindal called the changes a job killer and said if the new regulations take effect, the impact would be far reaching on Louisiana.


  8. Cassidy has $1.3M for final days of Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WBRZ

    Republican Senate candidate Bill Cassidy has $1.3 million to spend in the final days of his front-runner campaign to oust Democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu. Cassidy's campaign released its latest fundraising report Wednesday, outlining donations and spending through Nov. 16. The report was due to the Federal Election Commission earlier this week.


  9. Why our food = our politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... too many of our elected officials consistently make the wrong decisions when it comes to food policy. Under a Republican Congress, it likely will get worse before it gets better. I'm particularly worried about the future of the Healthy, Hunger-Free ...


  10. Campaign setbacks have Landrieu scrambling for supportRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... a harsh reality - that national Democrats seem to no longer believe Landrieu has much of a chance against Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy. "This is panic time for the Democrats,'' said David Bositis, a political analyst who specializes in Southern ...


  11. Hillary Clinton hosting fundraiser for Mary LandrieuRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | USA Today

    The former secretary of State will host a New York City fundraiser on Monday for Sen. Mary Landrieu, according to the Times-Picayune . The Louisiana Democrat is considered an underdog against GOP Rep. Bill Cassidy in the Dec. 6 runoff.


  12. Sen. Hatch: IRS planning bonuses for staff who owe taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington Examiner

    A top Senate Republican is fuming over an announcement by Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen that he plans to hand out bonuses to union and non-union members who work for the agency, potentially including those who owe back taxes. "It's no wonder the American people find it hard to believe the IRS needs more money when the agency fails to collect back taxes from their own employees and instead rewards them with bonuses," Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, who is likely to become chairman of the Senate Finance Committee in January.


  13. Bill Cassidy's part-time job at LSU Health Sciences Center draws scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    Rep. Bill Cassidy , R-Baton Rouge is disputing reports on two political blogs about his part-time work at LSU Health Sciences Center that suggested he was compensated for hours he didn't perform, didn't do the teaching work for which he was given a House ethics waiver to perform, and filed work sheets indicated he did medical work when Congress was conducting votes and holding hearings. The allegations, based on records obtained by Jason Berry writing on, were posted Tuesday -- just 11 days before the Dec. 6 Louisiana Senate runoff between Cassidy and incumbent Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu .


  14. Under pressure, Hagel resigns as Pentagon chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 |

    ... of Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria and Russia's provocations in Ukraine. The president praised Hagel, a Republican who grew close to Obama while they both served in the Senate, as an "exemplary defense secretary" who forged a strong bond ...


  15. Sen. Mary Landrieu and Rep. Bill Cassidy denounce proposed EPA ozone rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Times-Picayune

    Congressional Republicans promised Wednesday to fight new EPA regulations that would lower ground-level ozone standards, warning of huge hits to the American economy. "This is said to be the most costly and expansive regulation for Louisiana's energy and manufacturing industries," said Rep. Bill Cassidy , R-Baton Rouge who is running for the Senate in Louisiana's Dec. 6 runoff election against Democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu .


  16. Welcome HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    ... Utahns believed the lies and deemed immigration solved. Regrettably, both the Utah Democratic Party and the Republican Party subordinated vulnerable human beings to economic and institutional interests. The "Utah Solution" failed not only on ...


  17. Race for attorney general's seat turns dirtyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

    ... of attack ads, it's hard to know what candidate would actually do if elected to the office of attorney general. Republican candidate Adam Laxalt has been accused of being professionally unfit and Democrat Ross Miller has been blasted for accepting ...


  18. EPA proposes stricter ozone standard; concerns expressed for rural UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2014 | Deseret News

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency moved Wednesday to reduce ground level ozone with its announcement of a proposed rule that would signficantly lower the standard and result in increased industry controls. The proposal, anticipated for two years, was immediately hailed by environmentalists and criticized by the oil and gas industry and conservatives.


  19. There's nothing left to learn about BenghaziRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... appointed by House Majority Leader John Boehner, has yet to complete its work. But the most recent report by the Republican-led House Intelligence Committee ought to put an end to this feeding frenzy. The committee spent nearly two years, reviewed ...


  20. CIA e-mail destruction plan hits obstaclesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The National Archives is rethinking its preliminary blessing of a CIA pla n to eventually destroy all e-mail messages sent by non-senior officials. Criticism of the plan from senior lawmakers and public interest groups raised concerns "about the scope" of the CIA's plan, said Paul M. Wester Jr., the National Archives and Records Administration chief records officer in a Nov. 20 letter to the CIA .