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WLBZ Bangor
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on careJACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to k
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on care
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 hours ago
JACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to keep health-care providers with questionable records on paid leave for years, a Clarion-Ledger investigation has found. In 2014 alone, 2,560 employees at the Department of... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on careJACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to k
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on care
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 hours ago
JACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to keep health-care providers with questionable records on paid leave for years, a Clarion-Ledger investigation has found. In 2014 alone, 2,560 employees at the Department of... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on careJACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to k
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on care
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 hours ago
JACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to keep health-care providers with questionable records on paid leave for years, a Clarion-Ledger investigation has found. In 2014 alone, 2,560 employees at the Department of... Read more
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First Coast News
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on careJACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to k
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on care
First Coast News / Posted 3 hours ago
JACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to keep health-care providers with questionable records on paid leave for years, a Clarion-Ledger investigation has found. In 2014 alone, 2,560 employees at the Department of... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on careJACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to k
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on care
KTVB Boise / Posted 3 hours ago
JACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to keep health-care providers with questionable records on paid leave for years, a Clarion-Ledger investigation has found. In 2014 alone, 2,560 employees at the Department of... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on careJACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to k
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on care
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 hours ago
JACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to keep health-care providers with questionable records on paid leave for years, a Clarion-Ledger investigation has found. In 2014 alone, 2,560 employees at the Department of... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on careJACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to k
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on care
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 hours ago
JACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to keep health-care providers with questionable records on paid leave for years, a Clarion-Ledger investigation has found. In 2014 alone, 2,560 employees at the Department of... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on careJACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to k
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on care
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 hours ago
JACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to keep health-care providers with questionable records on paid leave for years, a Clarion-Ledger investigation has found. In 2014 alone, 2,560 employees at the Department of... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on careJACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to k
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on care
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 hours ago
JACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to keep health-care providers with questionable records on paid leave for years, a Clarion-Ledger investigation has found. In 2014 alone, 2,560 employees at the Department of... Read more
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USA Today
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on careJACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to k
Doctors' paid leave means vets lose out on care
USA Today / Posted 3 hours ago
JACKSON, Miss. — Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars for VA hospitals to keep health-care providers with questionable records on paid leave for years, a Clarion-Ledger investigation has found. In 2014 alone, 2,560 employees at the Department of... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Paid leave means vets lose out on some doctors' careFrederick Kevin Harris, a nurse's aide at the VA Hospital in Alexandria, La., i
Paid leave means vets lose out on some doctors' care
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 hours ago
Frederick Kevin Harris, a nurse's aide at the VA Hospital in Alexandria, La., is charged with manslaughter, accused of beating a veteran to death (Photo: Rapides Parish Sheriff's Department) Dr. Jose Maria Bejar, who served as a neurologist with the... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Senators: Let female WWII pilots into Arlington CemeteryWASHINGTON -- Two dozen U.S. senators want the Army to reverse a policy change
Senators: Let female WWII pilots into Arlington Cemetery
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON -- Two dozen U.S. senators want the Army to reverse a policy change barring female World War II pilots from having their ashes placed at Arlington National Cemetery. The pilots are known as Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs. They... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Senators: Let female WWII pilots into Arlington CemeteryWASHINGTON (AP) — Two dozen U.S. senators want the Army to reverse a policy cha
Senators: Let female WWII pilots into Arlington Cemetery
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two dozen U.S. senators want the Army to reverse a policy change barring female World War II pilots from having their ashes placed at Arlington National Cemetery. The pilots are known as Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs.... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Senators: Let female WWII pilots into Arlington Cemetery Posted Feb. 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM Posted Feb. 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM WASHINGTON
Senators: Let female WWII pilots into Arlington Cemetery
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
Posted Feb. 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM Posted Feb. 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM WASHINGTON (AP) — Two dozen U.S. senators want the Army to reverse a policy change barring female World War II pilots from... Read more
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The Columbian
Senators: Let female WWII pilots into Arlington CemeteryWASHINGTON — Two dozen U.S. senators want the Army to reverse a policy change b
Senators: Let female WWII pilots into Arlington Cemetery
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — Two dozen U.S. senators want the Army to reverse a policy change barring female World War II pilots from having their ashes placed at Arlington National Cemetery. The pilots are known as Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs. They... Read more
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Air Force Times
Key senator wants next president to retain VA Secretary Bob McDonaldAn influential member of the U.S. Senate wants Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob M
Key senator wants next president to retain VA Secretary Bob McDonald
Air Force Times / Posted 2 days ago
An influential member of the U.S. Senate wants Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald to stay on in that role next year, no matter who becomes president. “Everything I’ve seen with Bob McDonald over the last 16 months, I’ve been very pleased with,”... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Senators: Let female WWII pilots into Arlington CemeteryWASHINGTON (AP) - Two dozen U.S. senators want the Army to reverse a policy cha
Senators: Let female WWII pilots into Arlington Cemetery
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two dozen U.S. senators want the Army to reverse a policy change barring female World War II pilots from having their ashes placed at Arlington National Cemetery. The pilots are known as Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs.... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Senators: Let female WWII pilots into Arlington CemeteryWASHINGTON (AP) - Two dozen U.S. senators want the Army to reverse a policy cha
Senators: Let female WWII pilots into Arlington Cemetery
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two dozen U.S. senators want the Army to reverse a policy change barring female World War II pilots from having their ashes placed at Arlington National Cemetery. The pilots are known as Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs.... Read more
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Air Force Times
Senators: Let female WWII pilots into Arlington CemeteryWASHINGTON — Two dozen U.S. senators want the Army to reverse a policy change b
Senators: Let female WWII pilots into Arlington Cemetery
Air Force Times / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — Two dozen U.S. senators want the Army to reverse a policy change barring female World War II pilots from having their ashes placed at Arlington National Cemetery. The pilots are known as Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs. They... Read more
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Air Force Times
Lawmakers eye ever-growing VA budgetLawmakers warned Veterans Affairs officials Wednesday not to assume they’ll con
Lawmakers eye ever-growing VA budget
Air Force Times / Posted 3 days ago
Lawmakers warned Veterans Affairs officials Wednesday not to assume they’ll continue to see their budget grow unchecked, especially in light of recent criticisms of department spending. The department has seen budget increases each of the last 16... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Brown and other Senators introduce bi-partisan Zika virus legislationFollowing a second confirmed case of Zika virus in Ohio, several U.S. Senators
Brown and other Senators introduce bi-partisan Zika virus legislation
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
Following a second confirmed case of Zika virus in Ohio, several U.S. Senators have introduced legislation that would add Zika to the FDA program that helps incentivize the development of new drugs and treatments for Tropical diseases. Ohio Senator... Read more
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Roll Call
Senators to Watch 'The Big Short'Senators to Watch ‘The Big Short’ Brown is going to watch the ‘Big Short’ on W
Senators to Watch 'The Big Short'
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
Senators to Watch ‘The Big Short’ Brown is going to watch the ‘Big Short’ on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) A bipartisan group of senators is heading to the movies, hoping an Academy Award-nominated film may help shed light on the... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
A degree in caringThese weren't his exact words, but 2016 Rotary Citizen of the Year David Ball s
A degree in caring
Statesboro Herald / Posted 5 days ago
These weren't his exact words, but 2016 Rotary Citizen of the Year David Ball said he got a degree in caring. The plainspoken, tie-eschewing former restaurateur who has made a career of volunteerism and fundraising for charitable causes came to... Read more
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Wayne Post
Critics of Veterans Choice: Cure as bad as disease Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM The Veteran
Critics of Veterans Choice: Cure as bad as disease
Wayne Post / Posted 8 days ago
Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM The Veterans Choice program, which is supposed to make it easier for veterans to get health care, is actually making it more... Read more
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Victor Post
Critics of Veterans Choice: Cure as bad as disease Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM The Veteran
Critics of Veterans Choice: Cure as bad as disease
Victor Post / Posted 8 days ago
Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM The Veterans Choice program, which is supposed to make it easier for veterans to get health care, is actually making it more... Read more
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Henrietta Post
Critics of Veterans Choice: Cure as bad as disease Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM The Veteran
Critics of Veterans Choice: Cure as bad as disease
Henrietta Post / Posted 8 days ago
Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM The Veterans Choice program, which is supposed to make it easier for veterans to get health care, is actually making it more... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Critics of Veterans Choice: Cure as bad as disease Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM The Veteran
Critics of Veterans Choice: Cure as bad as disease
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 8 days ago
Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 12:01 AM The Veterans Choice program, which is supposed to make it easier for veterans to get health care, is actually making it more... Read more
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Boston Globe
As Grilling Over Flint Water Begins, Partisan Divisions Surface - The Boston GlobeWASHINGTON — The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, threatened Wednesday to derai
As Grilling Over Flint Water Begins, Partisan Divisions Surface - The Boston Globe
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON — The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, threatened Wednesday to derail the first major federal energy bill in nearly a decade while stirring partisan passions in both the Senate and the House, where members of an oversight committee grilled... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Honor Flight for WWII and Korean War vets gets financial lift from Communities of Coastal Georgia FoundationST. SIMONS ISLAND | A May Honor Flight for World War II, Korean War and few Vie
Honor Flight for WWII and Korean War vets gets financial lift from Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
ST. SIMONS ISLAND | A May Honor Flight for World War II, Korean War and few Vietnam veterans got some financial wind beneath its wings this week with a $24,000 donation from the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation. The donation came from the... Read more
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Roll Call
For the Senate, a Breezy Confirmation Vote Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Grassley and Sen. Orrin G. Hatch both voted for
For the Senate, a Breezy Confirmation Vote
Roll Call / Posted 17 days ago
Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Grassley and Sen. Orrin G. Hatch both voted for Vazquez. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) This one was easy. About the only drama in the 84-2 vote was guessing how many senators... Read more
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Air Force Times
VA secretary: Appeals process is 'failing veterans'In his second plea to Congress in a week, Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDona
VA secretary: Appeals process is 'failing veterans'
Air Force Times / Posted 17 days ago
In his second plea to Congress in a week, Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald on Wednesday said his department’s benefits appeals process is “failing veterans” and asked lawmakers for a massive overhaul to fix the process. “Decades worth of law... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
CITIZEN OF THE YEAR: Steve ‘Thunder’ Tumlin - CUMBERLAND — Marietta Mayor Steve “Thunder” Tumlin was named Cobb Citizen of the Year at a gala Saturday night that brought together business and civic leaders from across the county. MDJ publisher Oti...CUMBERLAND — Marietta Mayor Steve “Thunder” Tumlin was named Cobb Citizen of th
CITIZEN OF THE YEAR: Steve ‘Thunder’ Tumlin - CUMBERLAND — Marietta Mayor Steve “Thunder” Tumlin was named Cobb Citizen of the Year at a gala Saturday night that brought together business and civic leaders from across the county. MDJ publisher Oti...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 21 days ago
CUMBERLAND — Marietta Mayor Steve “Thunder” Tumlin was named Cobb Citizen of the Year at a gala Saturday night that brought together business and civic leaders from across the county. MDJ publisher Otis A. Brumby III presented Tumlin the award for... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Local man compensated for time spent as Iranian hostageIt took an act of Congress, but now 52 Americans will be receiving compensation
Local man compensated for time spent as Iranian hostage
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 23 days ago
It took an act of Congress, but now 52 Americans will be receiving compensation for the time they spent as hostages in Iran. “I was in the Army when I was 17 years old, and all that training was preparing me for that,” said retired Army Col. Chuck... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Former Iran hostages compensated, including N. Tier manWASHINGTON — On the 35th anniversary of their release from 444 days in captivit
Former Iran hostages compensated, including N. Tier man
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
WASHINGTON — On the 35th anniversary of their release from 444 days in captivity in Iran, several of the former American hostages expressed gratitude Wednesday for new legislation awarding them up to $4.4 million each in compensation. One of the... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Georgia senator says he will oppose federal judge nomineePerdue said in a statement that the nomination is "unattainable" in the Senate
Georgia senator says he will oppose federal judge nominee
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 23 days ago
Perdue said in a statement that the nomination is "unattainable" in the Senate because of concerns about Dax Lopez having been a board member of a Hispanic advocacy group that lobbies against tougher immigration laws. Lopez worked with the group... Read more
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Fairport - East Rochester Post
Slaughter to announce audit of multibillion-dollar VA health program Posted Jan. 21, 2016 at 9:34 AM Congresswoman Louise Slaughter will announce
Slaughter to announce audit of multibillion-dollar VA health program
Fairport - East Rochester Post / Posted 23 days ago
Posted Jan. 21, 2016 at 9:34 AM Congresswoman Louise Slaughter will announce today that she has secured an audit of a health program designed to improve medical care for veterans... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Slaughter to announce audit of multibillion-dollar VA health program Posted Jan. 21, 2016 at 9:34 AM Congresswoman Louise Slaughter will announce
Slaughter to announce audit of multibillion-dollar VA health program
MPNnow.com / Posted 23 days ago
Posted Jan. 21, 2016 at 9:34 AM Congresswoman Louise Slaughter will announce today that she has secured an audit of a health program designed to improve medical care for veterans... Read more
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Wayne Post
Slaughter to announce audit of multibillion-dollar VA health program Posted Jan. 21, 2016 at 9:34 AM Congresswoman Louise Slaughter will announce
Slaughter to announce audit of multibillion-dollar VA health program
Wayne Post / Posted 23 days ago
Posted Jan. 21, 2016 at 9:34 AM Congresswoman Louise Slaughter will announce today that she has secured an audit of a health program designed to improve medical care for veterans... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
U.S. Sen. Isakson celebrates compensation for victims of 1979 Iranian hostage crisis - MARIETTA — U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson R-Georgia on Wednesday hailed the passage of a budget deal last year that included about $290 million in compensation to the...U.S. Sen. Isakson celebrates compensation for victims of 1979 Iranian hostage c
U.S. Sen. Isakson celebrates compensation for victims of 1979 Iranian hostage crisis - MARIETTA — U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson R-Georgia on Wednesday hailed the passage of a budget deal last year that included about $290 million in compensation to the...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 24 days ago
U.S. Sen. Isakson celebrates compensation for victims of 1979 Iranian hostage crisis MARIETTA — U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, on Wednesday hailed the passage of a budget deal last year that included about $290 million in compensation to the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Former Iran hostages thankful for pending restitution 35 years laterOn the 35th anniversary of the release of U.S. hostages from Iran, Georgia Sen.
Former Iran hostages thankful for pending restitution 35 years later
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
On the 35th anniversary of the release of U.S. hostages from Iran, Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson and members of Congress joined several former captives Wednesday to call for the quick disbursal of funds to finally compensate the hostages and their... Read more
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Roll Call
35 Years Later, Lawmakers, Hostages Cheer Restitution35 Years Later, Former Hostages, Lawmakers Cheer Restitution Isakson led a bip
35 Years Later, Lawmakers, Hostages Cheer Restitution
Roll Call / Posted 24 days ago
35 Years Later, Former Hostages, Lawmakers Cheer Restitution Isakson led a bipartisan group of lawmakers working to secure restitution for former Iranian hostages. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) In 1979, Johnny Isakson was just one of many... Read more
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Roll Call
Johnny Isakson Raises Money for Parkinson's ResearchSen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., is raising money for the Michael J. Fox Foundation
Johnny Isakson Raises Money for Parkinson's Research
Roll Call / Posted 24 days ago
Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., is raising money for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research at the second annual Back to the Future-themed happy hour. “Go Fox Yourself” on Wednesday night will be held at Penn Social in Chinatown at 6... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Presidential primary voting registration deadline Feb. 1 - MARIETTA — It’s going to be a busy year politically for Cobb County. On March 1 Cobb voters get to choose which Democrat or Republican they want to square off against the other party candi...Presidential primary voting registration deadline Feb. 1 MARIETTA — It’s going
Presidential primary voting registration deadline Feb. 1 - MARIETTA — It’s going to be a busy year politically for Cobb County. On March 1 Cobb voters get to choose which Democrat or Republican they want to square off against the other party candi...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 26 days ago
Presidential primary voting registration deadline Feb. 1 MARIETTA — It’s going to be a busy year politically for Cobb County. On March 1, Cobb voters get to choose which Democrat or Republican they want to square off against the other party... Read more
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Orange County Register
King's daughter warns of distractions from his messageATLANTA – On the 30th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday Monday
King's daughter warns of distractions from his message
Orange County Register / Posted 26 days ago
ATLANTA – On the 30th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday Monday, his daughter, Bernice King, spoke of distractions. Popular television shows like “Real Housewives of Atlanta” and “Empire” have “distracted” people into complacency... Read more
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FOX News
Senate GOP wants to block IRS from rehiring fired employeesA group of Republican senators introduced a bill Tuesday aimed at preventing th
Senate GOP wants to block IRS from rehiring fired employees
FOX News / Posted a month ago
A group of Republican senators introduced a bill Tuesday aimed at preventing the IRS from rehiring employees fired for misconduct or poor work performance. Following a report released by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA),... Read more

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