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Roll Call
As Funding Government Stalled, Fundraising for Congress Soaredthis month, as they rushed to build up their campaign accounts before a Sept. 3
As Funding Government Stalled, Fundraising for Congress Soared
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
this month, as they rushed to build up their campaign accounts before a Sept. 30 deadline for their last quarterly campaign finance reports before the Nov. 8 election. If candidates can show they’ve raised a lot of money, that can attract the... Read more
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Roll Call
Mistrust Of House GOP Threatens Stopgap Spending Billsenators on Tuesday indicated that they might support a short-term spending bil
Mistrust Of House GOP Threatens Stopgap Spending Bill
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
senators on Tuesday indicated that they might support a short-term spending bill that doesn't address flood relief for Louisiana or aid to deal with the lead-tainted water supply in Flint, Michigan, as long as they get a commitment that the... Read more
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The Hill
Senate Dems block spending bill as shutdown looms | Tensions flare over Flint, race | Labor Dept. to probe Wells FargoFunding bill rejected as shutdown nears: Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a
Senate Dems block spending bill as shutdown looms | Tensions flare over Flint, race | Labor Dept. to probe Wells Fargo
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
Funding bill rejected as shutdown nears: Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a short-term funding bill for the government over the water crisis in Flint, Mich., moving Congress one step closer to a shutdown in the midst of a presidential... Read more
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The Hill
Four days until government shutdown | Conservative group bucks spending bill | DOJ, Treasury crackdown on North KoreaFour days until government shutdown: The Senate will take its first procedural
Four days until government shutdown | Conservative group bucks spending bill | DOJ, Treasury crackdown on North Korea
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
Four days until government shutdown: The Senate will take its first procedural vote on the short-term spending bill Tuesday. Republicans, trying to pressure Democrats into supporting the legislation, argue they will be responsible for shutting down... Read more
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Roll Call
Is Congress Headed Toward A Government Shutdown?It might be time to dust off the government shutdown clocks. A senior Democrat
Is Congress Headed Toward A Government Shutdown?
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
It might be time to dust off the government shutdown clocks. A senior Democratic aide said Senate Democrats are expected to block the stopgap spending plan that's currently on the table. Even if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can rally... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
White House stay out of shutdown fraymade it clear that the administration is deferring to congressional leaders and
White House stay out of shutdown fray
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 7 days ago
made it clear that the administration is deferring to congressional leaders and senior members of the Appropriations committees in both chambers to find a way out of yet another spending mess. “As has been our position in years past, when... Read more
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Roll Call
White House to Congress: It's on You to Avoid Another Shutdownmade it clear that the administration is deferring to congressional leaders and
White House to Congress: It's on You to Avoid Another Shutdown
Roll Call / Posted 8 days ago
made it clear that the administration is deferring to congressional leaders and senior members of the Appropriations committees in both chambers to find a way out of yet another spending mess. “As has been our position in years past, when... Read more
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The Hill
Senators struggle with spending bill | Obama lifting Myanmar sanctions | Dems turn up heat on Wells Fargo | Panel votes to exempt Olympic medals from taxesADVERTISEMENT Reid: We've got some issues: Over in the upper chamber, Senate D
Senators struggle with spending bill | Obama lifting Myanmar sanctions | Dems turn up heat on Wells Fargo | Panel votes to exempt Olympic medals from taxes
The Hill / Posted 16 days ago
ADVERTISEMENT Reid: We've got some issues: Over in the upper chamber, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (Nev.) says there "are lots of problems" with a Republican proposal to fund the government beyond the end of the month, dampening hopes a deal... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
S O S! Voter ID dominates the race for New Mexico’s chief election officialfrom Roswell, and Democrat Maggie Toulouse Oliver, the Bernalillo County Clerk,
S O S! Voter ID dominates the race for New Mexico’s chief election official
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 17 days ago
from Roswell, and Democrat Maggie Toulouse Oliver, the Bernalillo County Clerk, have traded barbs on campaign finance, missing forums and their relative experience or inexperience. Both parties have filed ethics complaints against the... Read more
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Roll Call
Freedom Caucus Moves to Force Vote on Impeaching IRS Chiefas expected, took a procedural step Tuesday to force a vote on whether to impea
Freedom Caucus Moves to Force Vote on Impeaching IRS Chief
Roll Call / Posted 18 days ago
as expected, took a procedural step Tuesday to force a vote on whether to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. The Louisiana Republican stood on the floor with Kansas GOP Rep. Tim Huelskamp at his side and read the impeachment resolution.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
40 legislators join election's anti-casino sideForty state lawmakers have joined the efforts of a committee fighting a propose
40 legislators join election's anti-casino side
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
Forty state lawmakers have joined the efforts of a committee fighting a proposed constitutional amendment that would authorize three casinos in Arkansas' southwest and northwest, the group said Monday. The lawmakers include 29 Republicans, 10... Read more
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SMU Daily Campus
Meet the Board: SMU elects 7 new Board of Trustee membersnew ex officio members were elected to one-year terms: Jeanne Stevenson-Moessne
Meet the Board: SMU elects 7 new Board of Trustee members
SMU Daily Campus / Posted 18 days ago
new ex officio members were elected to one-year terms: Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner ’11, president of the SMU faculty senate and current SMU law student Stephen Jake Torres, student representative. Eight members of the SMU Board of Trustees... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Some survivors of fallen shorted benefitsthe coast of the Florida Panhandle near Pensacola. Seven of those who died were
Some survivors of fallen shorted benefits
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 21 days ago
the coast of the Florida Panhandle near Pensacola. Seven of those who died were Marines. The other four were members of the Louisiana Army National Guard; three were fathers, while the fourth had a baby on the way. After the accident, the Pentagon... Read more
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Roll Call
Some Survivors of the Fallen Are Shorted on Pentagon Benefitsthe coast of the Florida Panhandle near Pensacola. Seven of those who died were
Some Survivors of the Fallen Are Shorted on Pentagon Benefits
Roll Call / Posted 23 days ago
the coast of the Florida Panhandle near Pensacola. Seven of those who died were Marines. The other four were members of the Louisiana Army National Guard; three were fathers, while the fourth had a baby on the way. After the accident, the Pentagon... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How big business lost Washingtonis hunkered down, watching the wing nuts of the right and left fire over their
How big business lost Washington
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 days ago
is hunkered down, watching the wing nuts of the right and left fire over their heads," said W.J. "Billy" Tauzin, the Louisiana Democrat turned Republican who left a House chairmanship to become the top pharmaceutical industry lobbyist.... Read more
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The Atlantic
Which Republicans Oppose Donald Trump? A Cheat Sheetsaid to be a contender for a position in a Trump administration. Reince Priebu
Which Republicans Oppose Donald Trump? A Cheat Sheet
The Atlantic / Posted 28 days ago
said to be a contender for a position in a Trump administration. Reince Priebus: YEA As chair of the Republican National Committee, Priebus doesn't really have a choice, though that doesn’t mean he won’t pour Baileys in his cereal over it. (May... Read more

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