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"… f spending were limited to $375 million a year — an amount close to what Congress has recently appropriated — the cost of the overall project could e …"

"… rds for cost estimating.” Robinson said the full report was released to Congress April 22, but was considered "for Official Use Only" and would not be publ …"

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"… 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 sui …"

"… age programs,” the Government Accountability Office, the watchdog arm of Congress, wrote in its 2015 annual report released earlier this month. On another …"

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"… whack-a-mole. Center for Public Integrity: How hopeful are you that this Congress would consider raising campaign contribution limits? Bopp: What would be …"

"… contribution limits? Bopp: What would be the point of doing something in Congress? [President] Obama’s going to veto it. What would be the point of that e …"

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"… ti-reform advertising blitz insurers financed in late 2009 and early 2010, Congress capitulated and gave up on the public option. And lawmakers agreed to make …"

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"… Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, accused Treasury of misusing funds set aside by Congress to support Financial Agent services, in yet a third letter criti …"

"… xpayer resources from a permanent indefinite appropriation … is not what Congress intended when the appropriation was established,” wrote Hatch, who overs …"

"… its cards under the terms it promised. “Treasury continues to keep Congress in the dark concerning its [agreement] with Comerica for the Direct Expres …"

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"… ency and approves additives using limited relevant public safety data. “Congress had a clear understanding of what ‘generally recognized as safe’ means …"

"… d about the increased use of preservatives and other additives in food, so Congress passed — and President Dwight Eisenhower signed — the first law regula …"

"… ingredients to an extensive FDA safety review before going to market. But Congress didn’t want the FDA wasting time and resources approving common ingredie …"

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"… s co-published with The Huffington Post.      …"

"… ublic Integrity. Takano says he's particularly concerned about members of Congress leaving office, becoming lobbyists and maintaining political campaign acco …"

"… has been referred, has not yet set a hearing date for it. Since entering Congress in 2013, Takano has yet to see any of the 17 bills he's introduced signed …"

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"… es had enacted bills to force insurers to end the practice. In Washington, Congress passed the “Newborns’ and Mothers’ Health Protection Act.” The Sen …"

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"… ome buyers are treated unfairly. Little has been done. Fifteen years ago, Congress directed the Department of Housing and Urban Development to examine issues …"

"… and another as its secretary. CEO Kevin Clayton has represented MHI before Congress. MHI spent $4.5 million since 2003 lobbying the federal government. Those …"

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"… ting that the people his super PAC seeks to represent are often ignored by Congress and have little voice in political debates. He added: "I have campaigned …"

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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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