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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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"… 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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"… 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"… n health standards in the last two decades — one of which was revoked by Congress — compared with six in 1978 alone.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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"… available through the exchanges “established by the state.” Members of Congress who wrote the law insisted they never intended for the subsidies to be ava …"

"… al.”   Cigna, where I worked, was one of many insurers worried that Congress might consider doing what New York did. Back then, I wrote a policy brief …"

"… oxed themselves in by condemning their best reform ideas because Obama and Congressional Democrats adopted them. The fact is, they’ve got nothing new that w …"

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"… a “notorious, racist hate group.” However, Owens says Republicans in Congress have made it virtually impossible for the IRS to revoke the tax-exempt sta …"

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"… stleblowers, calling it “an issue that must be investigated further.” Congress authorized the use of risk scores starting in 2004. It’s essentially an …"

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"… Extract Manufacturers Association reports no lobbying, it understands Congress’ power to regulate the food industry. The group is hosting its second an …"

"… fice. Its flavor safety program launched in 1960 — two years after Congress passed the first law regulating ingredients added to food. The law allows …"

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"… ool.    …"

"… stems. The advocates see an opportunity to advance their concerns because Congress is currently debating reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Educ …"

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"… by the rules.” In an emailed statement, Bennet himself said members of Congress’s attention has for too long “been distorted toward lobbyists and spec …"

"… eps to returning the power to the American people by preventing members of Congress from chasing down tens of thousands of dollars from lobbyists while they s …"

"… money lobbyists may bundle, Bennet’s bill would also prohibit members of Congress and candidates from soliciting contributions from registered lobbyists whi …"

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"… eclare himself a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. In Congress, Graham has been involved with numerous high-profile legislative battles, …"

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"… and simplify the tax code. He says he would also institute term limits for Congress and ban former members of Congress from lobbying. Pataki also considered …"

"… he would also institute term limits for Congress and ban former members of Congress from lobbying. Pataki also considered presidential bids in 2008 and 2012 …"

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"… interfere with other fundraising efforts supporting Democratic control of Congress. Priorities USA Action leadership shakeup is largely bad news for Obama l …"

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"… reaction that killed dozens more banks and mortgage lenders. Weeks later, Congress approved a $700 billion bailout of the financial system and soon nearly ev …"

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"… e sounds like a man running for re-election. “Contribute now to support Congressman Rangel’s fight for a deal benefiting everyday Americans!” reads a M …"

"… known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Click the words and a Rangel for Congress donation page pops up. “Pitch in today to help me enact laws that open …"

"… this is for debt reduction, and he’s not running in 2016,” Rangel for Congress fundraiser Darren Rigger said of the committee’s fundraising efforts of …"

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"… rt by the  Government Accountability Office, the watchdog arm of Congress, that found CMS "could save billions of dollars by improving the accuracy …"

"… y have made their voices heard in Washington, and more than 340 members of Congress have stood in support of Medicare Advantage.” But the whistleblower cas …"

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"… of insisting in August 2010 that the facility be completed merely because Congress had already agreed to fund it. This decision was made over the objections …"

"… es attached to Central Command. He said in a note at the time that because Congress had already approved the construction, shifting those funds to another pro …"

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"… raeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s contentious March 3 address to Congress. Dershowitz confirmed to the Center for Public Integrity that he spoke to …"

"… showitz, a staunch pro-Israel advocate who argued that all members of Congress attend the March 3 speech. Dershowitz didn’t offer details. Another not …"

"… “destructive” to U.S.-Israeli relations. Top Republicans asserted that Congress — independent of the White House — had every right to hear from a fore …"

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"… 4, a 34 percent increase over the previous year. …"

"… put buyers in Clayton loans. In 2010, responding to the financial crisis, Congress adopted sweeping financial reforms as part of the Dodd-Frank Act. Its prov …"

"… ovide a borrower with information about financing. The bill moving through Congress would exempt all mobile-home sales reps from registration unless they rece …"

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"… g federal support despite large risks The USEC aid tale is a tangled one. Congress created USEC as a government-owned corporation in 1992, when the United St …"

"… 00 million more than the Energy Department claimed. According to a former Congressional staff member, speaking on condition he not be named, Poneman was once …"

"… s. “To me,” Poneman began, before changing his terminology, “To us, Congressman, the question is not a specific company and its status. The question is …"

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"… committed.” Cook said he believes the American Chemistry Council wants Congress to gut the power of states to regulate toxic chemicals and give all contro …"

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"… ” among other concerns. Several of them previously worked for members of Congress, according to OpenSecrets.org. Meanwhile, Uber lobbyists advocate for the …"

"… spent at least $7,000 last election cycle on Uber rides are the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, liberal super PAC American Bridge 21st Century, t …"

"… , the National Republican Senatorial Committee and the National Republican Congressional Committee. Politicians are certainly free to travel as they please, …"

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"… spondence. In the last report that Bowen’s agency submitted to Congress, in September 2013, the Schmidts’ case was described as the “biggest c …"

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"… gers just last year alone. That’s 44 percent more than in 2010, the year Congress passed health care reform. The pace of consolidation among hospitals actua …"

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"… orgers but metastasized to engulf the mayor of Camden and seven members of Congress, including two from New Jersey. Yes, that really happened. And there was …"

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"… ring a referendum, along with other related restrictions, “conflict with Congress’s mandate to encourage the deployment of broadband and infrastructure in …"

"… oadband and infrastructure investment. The Commission must, as directed by Congress, take action to remove these barriers.” Below are the six provisions in …"

"… r This and other restrictions North Carolina law imposes “conflict with Congress’s mandate to encourage the deployment of broadband and infrastructure in …"

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"… adversary over requests for medical records. Further, the department said, Congress’ intent when it established the black lung benefits system was “gettin …"

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