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"… other commissioners were confirmed by the Senate in December, a deadlocked Congress had refused since 2011 to fill the vacant commissioner slots, leaving …"

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"… y in June under the Freedom of Information Act. “The money allocated by Congress for the Sandia National Laboratories is designed to fund the important mis …"

"… e important mission carried out by our national laboratories, not to lobby Congress for more funding,” Benjamin C. Mizer, chief of the Justice Department’ …"

"… ds and former colleagues at another nuclear lab, as well as key members of Congress. The effort, which occurred between 2008 and 2012 according to the Justice …"

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"… l Rights, an independent, bipartisan agency that advises the president and Congress on civil rights issues, announced in July that its 2016 report w …"

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"… tive material into commercial reactor fuel. The report raises pressure on Congress to walk away from a costly project that has been plagued by rapidly escala …"

"… produce. The Department of Energy tried to kill the project in 2013, but Congress has kept it on budgetary life support, with the strong support of South Ca …"

"… mated the project would cost $27 billion. An outside assessment ordered by Congress and published in the spring concluded it could cost up to $47 billion. Me …"

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"… n hiring new IT staffers. In March 2014, the FEC requested Congress allocate it $1.51 million to address its obsolete computer systems. And c …"

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"… and the District of Columbia allow adults to smoke pot recreationally. In Congress, lawmakers have started to take positions on pot and more have supported s …"

"… s the country, lobbied state legislatures and tried to convince members of Congress that leaving marijuana regulation to the states makes sense. In the 1970s …"

"… mes. “At a certain point, if enough states end up decriminalizing, then Congress may then reschedule marijuana,” Obama said during an interview …"

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"… Medicare Advantage is enjoying robust growth and firm political support in Congress. The industry has beaten back several attempts by the Obama administration …"

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"… uation: “I can do that. And I can do it regardless of what the makeup of Congress is because I did it in New York state.” Former Hewlett-Packard Chief Ex …"

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"… e makes a strong case for occupational links to breast cancer and calls on Congress, regulators and researchers to pay more attention to chemical exposures an …"

"… ng breast cancer, have been at best understudied and at worst ignored.” Congress should pass legislation “to change the paradigm on how chemicals in the …"

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"… HA, which blames long waits for health standards on the process imposed by Congress. The requirements for issuing a single standard are “onerous and burden …"

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"… ded the limits by about $38 billion, followed by moves by both branches of Congress to add even more billions. The caps remain the law of the land, however, …"

"… e caps remain the law of the land, however, and they won’t go away until Congress votes to lift them. The issue has so far been tangled up in a dispute betw …"

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"… Research Institute or, PCORI, as it is known. The institute was created by Congress under the Affordable Care Act to figure out what medical treatments work b …"

"… ily physician and researcher, accepts some of the flak. But he argues that Congress directed the institute to explore research topics patients want and need …"

"… sion, though it can and does also collaborate with other federal agencies. Congress created PCORI in 2010 as an independent institute that specializes in comp …"

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"… s books were in such disarray that it blew past that date. Then, in 2010, Congress told the Pentagon to comply by 2017. The next year, Defense Secretary Leon …"

"… their dollars are being spent on national defense?” McCain asked. Congress has been growing increasingly impatient and threatening to turn the screws …"

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"… hen dismissed as moot. An appellate court affirmed that decision. “Congress wanted agencies to enforce [Title VI],” said Brent Newell, of the C …"

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"… bus’ Their opportunity comes thanks to a December stocking-stuffer from Congress: higher contribution limits via a series of new accounts, jammed through a …"

"… of FEC action, the Democratic and Republican parties are free to interpret Congress’ fundraising account changes as they please. And the parties refuse to …"

"… fundraising committees that funnel the proceeds to the National Republican Congressional Committee, the party’s House campaign arm. So far, many of the sup …"

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"… about 1 in 4 of the aged had adequate hospital insurance protection." So Congress and newly-elected President Lyndon Johnson created Medicare in 1965 becaus …"

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"… invasion,” or help “defund and investigate Planned Parenthood.” “Congress can squash a bad Iran deal and it’s time to let them know how you feel! …"

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"… sion took place a day after President Obama delivered a speech encouraging Congress to pursue reforms rolling back mass incarceration for low-level offenses. …"

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"… . The four companies spent tens of millions of dollars trying to convince Congress and the FCC to see things their way. They paid not only for traditional lo …"

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"… tory was co-published with Politico Magazine.        …"

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"… antage program, which wouldn’t exist without its Republican champions in Congress. One of the main reasons Aetna wants Humana is because of Humana’s huge …"

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"… ms of abuse.      The authors of the report note that Congress has an opportunity to address lapses in how girls in crisis are treated by …"

"… under federal law. As the Center for Public Integrity recently reported, Congress is currently reviewing how it might reauthorize the 1974 Juvenile Justice …"

"… counselors are not licensed professionals. The authors of the report urge Congress to amend the 1974 federal juvenile-justice act to require states to evalua …"

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"… hose on the list were in many cases the usual suspects – members of Congress who served on key committees, their staffs, top Department of Energy offic …"

"… using Federal funds for the development of a plan to influence members of Congress and federal officials to, in essence, prevent competition,” Friedman sai …"

"… according to the IG report. “Lockheed Martin should aggressively lobby Congress, but keep a low profile,” Wilson’s firm advised, according to notes fr …"

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"… b-related illnesses each year. Sweeping changes would require action from Congress, given how courts have interpreted what OSHA must do to set chemical limit …"

"… chemical limits. The agency could wait a long time for such assistance — Congress sometimes intervenes to make the process even harder. But OSHA, employers …"

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"… too steep. Hindered by court decisions, the White House, an often-hostile Congress, a weak underlying statute and — some say — its own timidity …"

"… e at once.” In fact, Nixon had played a major role. In a message to Congress in August 1969, he observed that technological progress could be a …"

"… epublican party,” Mitchell had shepherded a maritime safety bill through Congress but had wanted to do more. Legislation submitted by Nixon's predecess …"

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"… s, then pick them up either in person or have them shipped. By comparison, Congress makes its members’ reports available in a searchable database. The …"

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"… ity. “I’ve seen former convicted people come out of prison and run for Congress again, but never saw someone set up a committee while in prison.” “Th …"

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"… d Petersen do agree: The general counsel job doesn’t pay nearly enough. Congress has ignored requests by FEC commissioners to raise the position’s salary …"

"… hether Obama will attempt to this year replace current FEC commissioners. Congress could pass a bill, such as one introduced Thursday by Rep.  …"

"… one to ideological impasses, Kilmer argues.   “The FEC today makes Congress look comparatively functional,” Kilmer told the Center for Public I …"

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"… ed by the scope of the problem, which didn’t materialize by chance. Congress has exacerbated the situation by refusing to fortify the weak 1970 law spe …"

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"… n health standards in the last two decades — one of which was revoked by Congress — compared with six in 1978 alone. As a result, most of the agency’s e …"

"… tip: “Before OSHA uses such an approach, it must get authorization from Congress.” A generation later, Congress has yet to give OSHA that authority. In …"

"… approach, it must get authorization from Congress.” A generation later, Congress has yet to give OSHA that authority. In fact, it’s hobbled the agency ev …"

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