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Roll Call
Mardi Gras on the Hill Stop by the offices of Vitter and Cassidy for king cake. (Tom Williams/CQ Rol
Mardi Gras on the Hill
Roll Call / Posted 7 hours ago
Stop by the offices of Vitter and Cassidy for king cake. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Members of the Louisiana delegation will celebrate Fat Tuesday with traditional Mardi Gras king cake in their offices. King cake... Read more
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Accounting Today
Obama Says U.S. Should Take Advantage of Cheap Fuel with Oil Tax(Bloomberg) President Barack Obama defended his proposal to levy a new $10-per-
Obama Says U.S. Should Take Advantage of Cheap Fuel with Oil Tax
Accounting Today / Posted yesterday
(Bloomberg) President Barack Obama defended his proposal to levy a new $10-per-barrel tax on oil, arguing that low gasoline prices afford the U.S. an opportunity to finance dramatic improvements in its transportation systems. "Right now, gas is... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Tax plan should be 'dead on arrival'Chances are, that proposal will be “dead on arrival” in Congress. That is the
Tax plan should be 'dead on arrival'
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
Chances are, that proposal will be “dead on arrival” in Congress. That is the prediction of U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Metairie, whose district includes the southern parts of Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes. “From day one of President Obama's... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Tax plan should be 'dead on arrival'Chances are, that proposal will be “dead on arrival” in Congress. That is the
Tax plan should be 'dead on arrival'
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Chances are, that proposal will be “dead on arrival” in Congress. That is the prediction of U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Metairie, whose district includes the southern parts of Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes. “From day one of President Obama's... Read more
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New Kerala
Obama proposes to double US clean energy fundingWashington, Feb 7 : The US President Barack Obama said he will ask Congress to
Obama proposes to double US clean energy funding
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Washington, Feb 7 : The US President Barack Obama said he will ask Congress to double the country's funding for clean energy research and development by 2020, as part of his efforts to combat climate change. "Rather than subsidise the past, we... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Economist: President's proposed oil tax would raise prices 33 percentState economist Loren Scott said the cost at the pump would increase about 33 p
Economist: President's proposed oil tax would raise prices 33 percent
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
State economist Loren Scott said the cost at the pump would increase about 33 percent if the tax is passed. Big oil will pay the price up front but who ultimately bears the burden falls at the feet of the consumer. “There’s a characteristic of this... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Economist: President's proposed oil tax would raise prices 33 percentState economist Loren Scott said the cost at the pump would increase about 33 p
Economist: President's proposed oil tax would raise prices 33 percent
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
State economist Loren Scott said the cost at the pump would increase about 33 percent if the tax is passed. Big oil will pay the price up front but who ultimately bears the burden falls at the feet of the consumer. “There’s a characteristic of this... Read more
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The Hindu
Obama to seek new tax on oil in budget proposalOil prices fell last month to below $30 a barrel, the lowest level since 2003
Obama to seek new tax on oil in budget proposal
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Oil prices fell last month to below $30 a barrel, the lowest level since 2003 U.S. President Barack Obama will launch a long-shot bid next week to impose a $10-a-barrel tax on crude oil that would fund the overhaul of the nation’s aging... Read more
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Roll Call
On Unemployment Rate, Obama Spikes the Football In this photo made using a teleconverter in-between two crop factors, Preside
On Unemployment Rate, Obama Spikes the Football
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
In this photo made using a teleconverter in-between two crop factors, President Barack Obama addresses a crowd of around 15,000 during a state arrival ceremony for Pope Francis on Sept. 23, 2015.... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Obama to propose $10-per-barrel fee on oilPresident Barack Obama will propose a $10-per-barrel charge on oil to fund clea
Obama to propose $10-per-barrel fee on oil
The Oklahoman / Posted 4 days ago
President Barack Obama will propose a $10-per-barrel charge on oil to fund clean transportation projects as part of his final budget request next week, the White House said Thursday. The proposal — which follows the passage of a bipartisan... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Obama Wants $10 A Barrel Oil Tax To Fund RoadsA new federal budget President Obama plans to present to Congress next week wil
Obama Wants $10 A Barrel Oil Tax To Fund Roads
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 4 days ago
A new federal budget President Obama plans to present to Congress next week will propose charging oil companies a $10 a barrel fee to help fund improvements to the nation's transportation system. The oil tax, detailed in a fact sheet released... Read more
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The Hill
Scalise heading to Selma a year after race flapHouse Majority Whip Steve Scalise will attend civil rights ceremonies in Selma,
Scalise heading to Selma a year after race flap
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise will attend civil rights ceremonies in Selma, Ala., next month, more than a year after revelations the Louisiana Republican spoke to a white supremacist group in 2002. Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican leader,... Read more
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Market Watch
The only place left to invest if ‘Oilmageddon ‘ hits this marketInvestors are about to embark on a great adventure — a week without Chinese int
The only place left to invest if ‘Oilmageddon ‘ hits this market
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
Investors are about to embark on a great adventure — a week without Chinese interference. Millions are hitting the road for the Lunar New Year holidays, and local markets are shut. To keep cash flowing for the holidays, the People’s Bank of China has... Read more
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Market Watch
The only place left to invest if ‘Oilmageddon ‘ hits this marketInvestors are about to embark on a great adventure — a week without Chinese int
The only place left to invest if ‘Oilmageddon ‘ hits this market
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
Investors are about to embark on a great adventure — a week without Chinese interference. Millions are hitting the road for the Lunar New Year holidays, which means local markets are shut. To keep cash flowing for the holidays, the People’s Bank of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Obama to unveil $10 a barrel 'green' oil taxThe fee, which drew swift objections from oil industry groups and Republicans,
Obama to unveil $10 a barrel 'green' oil tax
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
The fee, which drew swift objections from oil industry groups and Republicans, is part of a broader administration plan to shift the nation away from transportation systems reliant on internal combustion engines and fossil fuels. The proposal... Read more
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DW
Obama to propose oil tax for US infrastructure overhaul | Business |According to the White House, Obama was set to officially announce the plan on
Obama to propose oil tax for US infrastructure overhaul | Business |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
According to the White House, Obama was set to officially announce the plan on Tuesday next week, when the US President will unveil the administration's budget for fiscal 2017. The proposed fee, which would be paid by oil companies and phased in... Read more
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Newsmax
GOP Rips Obama's Oil Tax Plan: 'Dead on Arrival'Congressional Republicans vowed Thursday to kill President Barack Obama's plan
GOP Rips Obama's Oil Tax Plan: 'Dead on Arrival'
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
Congressional Republicans vowed Thursday to kill President Barack Obama's plan to add a $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to pay for "green" transportation projects, with House Speaker Paul Ryan calling it "dead on arrival" and "an election-year... Read more
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CNBC
Obama to propose $10-per-barrel fee on oilPresident Barack Obama will propose a $10-per-barrel charge on oil to fund clea
Obama to propose $10-per-barrel fee on oil
CNBC / Posted 4 days ago
President Barack Obama will propose a $10-per-barrel charge on oil to fund clean transportation projects as part of his final budget request next week, the White House said Thursday. The proposal — which follows the passage of a bipartisan... Read more
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The Economic Times
Barack Obama to seek new tax on oil in budget proposal - The Economic TimesThe proposed fee, which would be paid by oil companies and phased in over five
Barack Obama to seek new tax on oil in budget proposal - The Economic Times
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
The proposed fee, which would be paid by oil companies and phased in over five years, was quickly met with scorn by lawmakers in the Republican-controlled Congress. In the last year of his presidency, Obama has said the country must stop subsidizing... Read more
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CBS News
Obama wants to levy fee on oil companiesA new federal budget President Obama plans to present to Congress next week wil
Obama wants to levy fee on oil companies
CBS News / Posted 4 days ago
A new federal budget President Obama plans to present to Congress next week will propose charging oil companies a $10 a barrel fee to help fund improvements to the nation's transportation system. The oil tax, detailed in a fact sheet released... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. House Republicans vow to kill Obama oil tax ideaHouse Majority Whip Steve Scalise in Washington, June 10, 2015. WASHINGTON Rep
U.S. House Republicans vow to kill Obama oil tax idea
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise in Washington, June 10, 2015. WASHINGTON Republicans in the U.S. Congress on Thursday reacted swiftly to President Barack Obama's call for a new, $10 per barrel tax on oil, promising to kill what they called an... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Obama seeks $10-per-barrel oil tax to fund clean transportObama will formalize the proposal Tuesday when he releases his final budget req
Obama seeks $10-per-barrel oil tax to fund clean transport
The Daily Comet / Posted 4 days ago
Obama will formalize the proposal Tuesday when he releases his final budget request to Congress. The $10-per-barrel fee is expected to be dead on arrival for the Republicans who control Congress and oppose new taxes and Obama's energy... Read more
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Market Watch
Obama proposing $10-a-barrel oil tax to pay for clean transportationA contractor walks on an Anadarko Petroleum Corp. oil rig site in Fort Lupton,
Obama proposing $10-a-barrel oil tax to pay for clean transportation
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
A contractor walks on an Anadarko Petroleum Corp. oil rig site in Fort Lupton, Colorado. President Barack Obama is proposing a $10-a-barrel tax on oil to pay for clean transportation projects, the White House said Thursday. The tax, which will be... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Obama seeks $10-per-barrel oil tax to fund clean transportObama will formalize the proposal Tuesday when he releases his final budget req
Obama seeks $10-per-barrel oil tax to fund clean transport
The Houma Courier / Posted 4 days ago
Obama will formalize the proposal Tuesday when he releases his final budget request to Congress. The $10-per-barrel fee is expected to be dead on arrival for the Republicans who control Congress and oppose new taxes and Obama's energy... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Melissa Gilbert continues to tap into celebrity donorsWASHINGTON — "Little House on the Prairie" star Melissa Gilbert continues to re
Melissa Gilbert continues to tap into celebrity donors
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON — "Little House on the Prairie" star Melissa Gilbert continues to rely on Hollywood stars to help fund her race for a Michigan seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. In a finance report filed Sunday, Gilbert's campaign noted donations... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ryan, Johnson file paperwork detailing campaign financesYOUNGSTOWN — U.S. Reps. Tim Ryan and Bill Johnson are raising money for their r
Ryan, Johnson file paperwork detailing campaign finances
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 7 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN — U.S. Reps. Tim Ryan and Bill Johnson are raising money for their re-election bids while their challengers have yet to file paperwork needed when receiving at least $5,000 in contributions. Between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31, Ryan of Howland,... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Knight leads campaign fundraising in 25th Congressional DistrictWASHINGTON — Rep. Steve Knight, R-Lancaster, raised $613,521 last year and has
Knight leads campaign fundraising in 25th Congressional District
Ventura County Star / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON — Rep. Steve Knight, R-Lancaster, raised $613,521 last year and has $406,971 in cash on hand, three times as much than his nearest rival in the 25th Congressional District. Democrat Bryan Caforio, a Los Angeles lawyer who launched his... Read more
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The Advocate
Will state find balance with GOP’s Henry?Richard Lipsey pushed back from his lunch at a forum last week, took the audien
Will state find balance with GOP’s Henry?
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Richard Lipsey pushed back from his lunch at a forum last week, took the audience mic and asked panelist Cameron Henry, who probably is the most influential leader in the Louisiana House, just why fellow Republicans refuse to cut Democratic Gov. John... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards ‘disappointed,’ says House committee lineup based on partisan, D.C.-style politicsDemocratic Gov. John Bel Edwards Friday blasted House Speaker Taylor Barras’ de
Gov. John Bel Edwards ‘disappointed,’ says House committee lineup based on partisan, D.C.-style politics
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards Friday blasted House Speaker Taylor Barras’ decisions on who will lead and serve on House committees. Edwards said Democrats are under-represented in the mix of committee leaders, the rosters are akin to partisan,... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards ‘disappointed,’ says House committee lineup based on partisan, D.C.-style politicsDemocratic Gov. John Bel Edwards Friday blasted House Speaker Taylor Barras’ de
Gov. John Bel Edwards ‘disappointed,’ says House committee lineup based on partisan, D.C.-style politics
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards Friday blasted House Speaker Taylor Barras’ decision on who will lead and serve on House committees. Edwards said Democrats are under-represented in the mix of committee chairs, the rosters are akin to partisan,... Read more
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The Advocate
House committee assignments unveiledRepublican Rep. Cameron Henry was one of two New Orleans-area representatives n
House committee assignments unveiled
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Republican Rep. Cameron Henry was one of two New Orleans-area representatives named Thursday evening to lead the Louisiana Legislature’s powerful money committees that will decide how the state’s deficit-ridden budget will be balanced. Henry, of... Read more
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The Advocate
House committee assignments unveiledRepublican Rep. Cameron Henry was of two New Orleans-area representatives named
House committee assignments unveiled
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Republican Rep. Cameron Henry was of two New Orleans-area representatives named Thursday evening to lead the Louisiana Legislature’s powerful money committees that will decide how the state’s deficit-ridden budget will be balanced. Henry, of... Read more
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The Advocate
House committee assignments unveiledRepublican Rep. Cameron Henry was of two New Orleans-area representatives named
House committee assignments unveiled
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Republican Rep. Cameron Henry was of two New Orleans-area representatives named Thursday evening to lead the Louisiana Legislature’s top money committees that will decide how the state’s deficit-ridden budget will be balanced. Henry will lead the... Read more
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The Advocate
Life-saving proposals aim to help mothers, children worldwideThe holidays were a time for reflection. For me, I had the chance to opportunit
Life-saving proposals aim to help mothers, children worldwide
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
The holidays were a time for reflection. For me, I had the chance to opportunity to meet a doctor from Uganda who visited Louisiana last year. She shared with me her experiences as a mother who could have died during child birth simply because she... Read more
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FOX News
As Washington publically frets over storm, GOP worries about impact of Trump, Cruz on Hill majorityEssentially everyone in Washington is freaking out about the blizzard. But for
As Washington publically frets over storm, GOP worries about impact of Trump, Cruz on Hill majority
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
Essentially everyone in Washington is freaking out about the blizzard. But for several weeks now, many congressional Republicans have privately freaked out about the prospects of Donald Trump or, to a lesser degree, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, emerging... Read more
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The Houma Courier
What's God been up to anyway?Wonder no more. Apparently he’s been at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, elbo
What's God been up to anyway?
The Houma Courier / Posted 18 days ago
Wonder no more. Apparently he’s been at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, elbow deep in murky, oily water creating environmental nightmares. Or so some would have you believe. William Pecue, president of Taylor Energy, told a carefully managed... Read more
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The Daily Comet
What's God been up to anyway?Wonder no more. Apparently he’s been at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, elbo
What's God been up to anyway?
The Daily Comet / Posted 18 days ago
Wonder no more. Apparently he’s been at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, elbow deep in murky, oily water creating environmental nightmares. Or so some would have you believe. William Pecue, president of Taylor Energy, told a carefully managed... Read more
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FOX News
DC has hard time believing winter storm hype – but this time, just maybe ...A storm is churning. And we’re not talking Donald Trump’s argument that Sen. T
DC has hard time believing winter storm hype – but this time, just maybe ...
FOX News / Posted 19 days ago
A storm is churning. And we’re not talking Donald Trump’s argument that Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is ineligible to become president. Veterans of the Washington political scene scoff when forecasters command the airwaves with foreboding warnings of... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Congressman hopes to revive debate over National Flood Insurance ProgramU.S. Rep. Steve Scalise said today he would like to bring back discussion over
Congressman hopes to revive debate over National Flood Insurance Program
The Houma Courier / Posted 20 days ago
U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise said today he would like to bring back discussion over the controversial National Flood Insurance Program that expires next year. In 2014, Congress put off reforms officials said would have made flood insurance rates... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Congressman hopes to revive debate over National Flood Insurance ProgramU.S. Rep. Steve Scalise said today he would like to bring back discussion over
Congressman hopes to revive debate over National Flood Insurance Program
The Daily Comet / Posted 20 days ago
U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise said today he would like to bring back discussion over the controversial National Flood Insurance Program that expires next year. In 2014, Congress put off reforms officials said would have made flood insurance rates... Read more
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Roll Call
NRCC Posts Best Off-Year December Fundraising Ryan raised $2.5 million for the NRCC in December 2015. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll C
NRCC Posts Best Off-Year December Fundraising
Roll Call / Posted 21 days ago
Ryan raised $2.5 million for the NRCC in December 2015. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The National Republican Congressional Committee ended the last month of 2015 with its best cash on hand and... Read more
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FOX News
Time waits for no one, including members of Congress“Time is the longest distance between two places” -- Tennessee Williams Capito
Time waits for no one, including members of Congress
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
“Time is the longest distance between two places” -- Tennessee Williams Capitol Hill may be the only place where something that is supposed to take 15 minutes usually consumes 28 minutes, then triggers un-muted braying when the event suddenly... Read more
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The Advocate
Taylor Barras finds center stage in less than 24 hoursHolding his cellphone, a calendar and two pens in one hand while shaking hands
Taylor Barras finds center stage in less than 24 hours
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
Holding his cellphone, a calendar and two pens in one hand while shaking hands with the other, Taylor Barras walked off the dais after his first full day as Louisiana House speaker, apologizing to everyone he met for failing to return their phone... Read more
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The Advocate
Taylor Barras finds center stage in less than 24 hoursHolding his cell phone, a calendar and two pens in one hand while shaking hands
Taylor Barras finds center stage in less than 24 hours
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
Holding his cell phone, a calendar and two pens in one hand while shaking hands with the other, New Iberia Republican Taylor Barras walked off the dais after his first full day as Louisiana House Speaker apologizing to everyone he met for failing to... Read more
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Roll Call
Ryan's 5-Point Plan to Promote the GOPRyan’s 5-Point Plan to Promote the GOP BALTIMORE — Speaker Paul D. Ryan announ
Ryan's 5-Point Plan to Promote the GOP
Roll Call / Posted 25 days ago
Ryan’s 5-Point Plan to Promote the GOP BALTIMORE — Speaker Paul D. Ryan announced here Friday his five-point plan for a policy agenda to help Republicans sweep the 2016 elections: addressing national security, restoring economic growth, rethinking... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Edwards’ bridge too far: Selecting a new Louisiana House SpeakerDemocrat Walt Leger III did not lose the election for House Speaker this past w
Edwards’ bridge too far: Selecting a new Louisiana House Speaker
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 25 days ago
Democrat Walt Leger III did not lose the election for House Speaker this past week. Gov. John Bel Edwards did. The new governor dug in his heels when the Republican Caucus sent word that it wanted one of its own in the Speaker’s chair. Yes, it was a... Read more
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Philly.com
House, Senate Republicans map election-year game planNone of the GOP contenders was present, as Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Ru
House, Senate Republicans map election-year game plan
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
None of the GOP contenders was present, as Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Marco Rubio of Florida were in South Carolina for a debate. And so Republicans tried to avoid saying publicly what many believe privately: that Cruz or Donald Trump at the top of... Read more
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Denver Post
House, Senate Republicans map election-year game planBALTIMORE (AP) — Congressional Republicans are busy setting an agenda for the y
House, Senate Republicans map election-year game plan
Denver Post / Posted 25 days ago
BALTIMORE (AP) — Congressional Republicans are busy setting an agenda for the year ahead with the goal of protecting their own political fortunes no matter what happens in the presidential campaign. But like it or not, success depends in large part... Read more
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The News & Observer
House, Senate Republicans map election-year game plan | News & Observer January 15, 2016 4:38 AM FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2016 fil
House, Senate Republicans map election-year game plan
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
| News & Observer January 15, 2016 4:38 AM FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. talks to reporters on... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
House, Senate Republicans map election-year game planBALTIMORE (AP) - Congressional Republicans are busy setting an agenda for the y
House, Senate Republicans map election-year game plan
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 25 days ago
BALTIMORE (AP) - Congressional Republicans are busy setting an agenda for the year ahead with the goal of protecting their own political fortunes no matter what happens in the presidential campaign. But like it or not, success depends in large part... Read more
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