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"… Chamber spent tens of millions of dollars to elect a Republican-dominated Congress in 2014 and just about ran the table: 94 percent of the 268 mostly Republi …"

"… hould be in order — but that’s not how it’s playing out. In fact, as Congress leaves town for two weeks of Easter recess, there’s been remarkably litt …"

"… e’s been remarkably little progress in the first three months of the new Congress on many of the biggest items on the Chamber’s wish list — comprehensiv …"

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"… y teach in civics class, but the best way to snag a leadership position in Congress is by giving generously to one’s colleagues. By that measure, U.S. Sen. …"

"… Senate Minority Leader. Sen. Harry Reid, the top Democratic leader in the Congress’ upper chamber,  said today he will not run for re-election in 2016 …"

"… he committee. Leadership PACs are political committees used by members of Congress to win friends and influence people. They have in the past been criticized …"

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"… ness, a violation of the Federal Records Act. In recent weeks, members of Congress had stepped up cries for the chairman’s ouster. On Wednesday, the chairm …"

"… ower, employee retaliation, and lack of honesty in his communications with Congress are among the many reasons why his resignation is the right step for this …"

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"… ing leaders For most of its early existence, LEAA staff regularly lobbied Congress and state legislatures, usually opposing measures that would restrict gun …"

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"… ng — emerging triumphant. The impetus for boosting war spending is that Congress enacted strict controls on regular Pentagon spending in 2011 and alleviate …"

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"… conference call with reporters. “I know there are comments coming out of Congress trying to undermine this, but I think at the end of the day, the industry …"

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"… maintain intellectual freedom and free discourse." As a sitting member of Congress, Gabbard was required to file disclosure documents with the U.S. House bec …"

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"… Naval Reactors – a part of the Energy Department -- said in a report to Congress in January 2014, that substituting low-enriched for highly-enriched uraniu …"

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"… llogg, a spokesman for the National Taxpayers Union, added that members of Congress are also eligible for a 401(k)-style plan, but it’s unknown whether Scho …"

"… hock has chosen to participate in it. According to a June report from the Congressional Research Service, members of Congress who have completed at least fiv …"

"… rding to a June report from the Congressional Research Service, members of Congress who have completed at least five years of service are eligible for taxpaye …"

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"… if we had not had this reason to get cleaner air,” she said. …"

"… ws new standards, rather than the other way around. That’s part of what Congress intended with the Clean Air Act, said Janice Nolen, the group’s assistan …"

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"… at costs billions of dollars to reduce. Officials there have spoken before Congress, hired a consultant to question the health benefits of a more stringent st …"

"… t, and it’s a concern that Texas officials share. Nine Texas members of Congress sponsored or co-sponsored legislation last year that would have required t …"

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"… .6 percent, according to KFF. It had risen to 29 percent by 2010, the year Congress passed the Affordable Care Act. After the law went into effect, the perce …"

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"… ; the study tracked growth in risk scores starting in 2004, the year after Congress created the billing tool. The study found that risk scores for Medicare A …"

"… al lifeline.” Though Medicare Advantage has built formidable support in Congress, the risk-based payment system has critics in other areas of government. …"

"… is week, the Government Accountability Office , the audit arm of Congress, cited more than $12 billion in improper payments to Medicare Advantage pl …"

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"… und again. Fourteen of the companies and groups that consistently lobbied Congress, the EPA or both on ozone in the past two years have publicly stated their …"

"… inues to recover.” Then and now, business groups and key Republicans in Congress have contended that a lower standard would be too costly and difficult. …"

"… e best available science shows people can safely breathe. Some members of Congress want to change that. Among the flurry of ozone bills submitted last year w …"

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"… ce of State Legislatures, a group that promotes the interests of states in Congress, threatened last year to sue the FCC when agency Chairman Tom Wheeler sign …"

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"… are that Cruz and his CPAC fans are hoping the Supreme Court will do what Congress has so far been unable to do, when the justices rule in a few months on Ki …"

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"… s and associations that represent them spent $88 million alone on lobbying Congress and federal agencies on all kinds of issues, according to the Center for R …"

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"… xt procedure. In a letter sent today, a California lawmaker is calling on Congress to investigate what the FDA and device makers are doing to prevent more in …"

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"… were so united in their opposition to Berwick that Obama had to wait until Congress was in recess to appoint him.  Berwick struck fear in the hearts of t …"

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"… Inc. in September 2008 sent the financial system into a tailspin that led Congress to approve a $700 billion bailout of the U.S. banking system. Many of the …"

"… reaction that killed dozens more banks and mortgage lenders. Weeks later, Congress approved the bailout of the financial system and soon nearly every major f …"

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"… on Post and The Nation published columns he wrote supporting it, and after Congress failed to pass a constitutional amendment meant to overturn Citizens Unite …"

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"… What Everyone Needs to Know About the Affordable Care Act. …"

"… re reform debate. Private insurers set out to persuade President Obama and Congressional leaders that they were trustworthy. Lawmakers were led to believe, fo …"

"… an to waffle. It became clear to me as well as public option supporters in Congress that industry lobbyists had gotten to him. In an effort to keep the public …"

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"… had no takers. “It shows how deeply ingrained the race for money is in Congress and that there’s an ever-increasing focus on money,” Deutch told the C …"

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"… Plans and boasts 1.8 million members, also is “mobilizing” to pressure Congress and the White House to back off. It pleads its case in a video ad. T …"

"… esigned to tout the benefits of Medicare Advantage and solidify support in Congress. In the past, the group has persuaded many lawmakers to call for a ro …"

"… g.”  The Government Accountability Office, the watchdog arm of Congress, also is auditing Medicare Advantage billing practices. Results are due la …"

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"… general is unsure how often burn pits were used after 2009. That’s when Congress passed a law prohibiting the open-air burning of hazardous waste by the mi …"

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"… sm for our elections," argued Lisa Gilbert, director of Public Citizen’s Congress Watch project, who joined a host of other liberals and reformists in deman …"

"… ublic Integrity that while some election law issues raised are "clearly in Congress' court," not that of the FEC, "hopefully we will use today to see where we …"

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"… cute the new violations to the full extent of the law.” Other members of Congress also weighed in. “I will be very interested to hear the government’s …"

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"… happen to our health care system if Republicans increase their control of Congress and win the White House in 2016. Gone would be the part of Obamacare that …"

"… sured or underinsured. Against the wishes of insurance industry lobbyists, Congress restricted insurers’ ability to charge older folks more than three times …"

"… of just a “vision,” as Burr, Hatch and Upton refer to their ideas, the Congressional Budget Office would have to assess the effect it would have on the bu …"

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"… ion. Political interference from the chemical industry and Republicans in Congress has prevented the IRIS program from completing many chemical assessments, …"

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"… arred from lobbying his former colleagues for the first year after leaving Congress. But that didn’t keep him from bluntly advertising his ability to i …"

"… for the industry, he would be joining at least 97 other former members of Congress that have lobbied for the largest defense companies from 2003 through 2014 …"

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