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"… wide-reaching power of state-level lobbying — a power that’s grown as Congress stalemates and federal lobbying declines. More companies and interest gro …"

"… ed 10 percent. States, meanwhile, are pushing out many more new laws than Congress. Federal lawmakers passed 352 bills and resolutions in 2013 and 2014, acco …"

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"… The hack prompted the agency to invest in cybersecurity improvements, and Congress approved small budget increases in subsequent years. Congress created the …"

"… ements, and Congress approved small budget increases in subsequent years. Congress created the FEC more than 40 years ago to enforce and regulate the nation' …"

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"… he heart of a huge nuclear nonproliferation project in South Carolina that Congress just won’t let die, despite billions of dollars in cost overruns and a l …"

"… ing costs. Three years ago, the South Carolina delegation led the way when Congress blocked the Obama administration’s recommendation to shelve MOX. …"

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"… become a bottleneck that the chemical industry has targeted. Industry and Congress pounced on criticisms of the EPA’s chemical assessment process …"

"… d Budget, which had to approve all EPA scientific reviews. Some members of Congress latched on to Gradient’s argument to accuse the EPA of cherry-picki …"

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"… a prepared statement. The bipartisan commission advises the president and Congress on civil-rights issues.     A Center investigation in …"

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"… ot?” more than “why?” He also said “we’re open for business with Congress” and promised that if the Republican majorities offer nothing, Obama wil …"

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"… aid the longstanding Democratic representative.  “I don’t see why Congress should stand in the way.” The legislation must go through Congress, rat …"

"… why Congress should stand in the way.” The legislation must go through Congress, rather than the D.C. Council, because of the peculiar relationship the ci …"

"… ss even though she is a Democratic non-voting delegate in a Republican-run Congress plagued by legislative logjams. “This is the kind of bill I have been a …"

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"… supporters, who she solicits to “chip in $25 today to help us stack Congress with true conservatives” while asserting that SarahPAC is “working har …"

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"… ns are classic venues for politicos and political influencers to connect. Congress passed sweeping ethics reform legislation in 2007 that in part attempted t …"

"… to continue. Because of them, convention attendees, especially members of Congress, continue to have their pick of fancy functions carefully tailored to comp …"

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"… enue to change the law of the land: If two-thirds of the states demand it, Congress “shall call a convention” for proposing constitutional amendments. A …"

"… rs to persuade legislators to use their states to circumvent the logjam in Congress. The push is led by American Legislative Exchange Council, the Virginia-h …"

"… first has been used to pass all 27 amendments that exist today: Congress proposes an amendment with two-thirds majority in both chambers that must …"

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"… gton Post. A version also appeared on Al Jazeera America. …"

"… Integrity: What do you hope the next steps for campaign finance reform in Congress will be? Jones: This place has not done anything since McCain-Feingold in …"

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"… in places like the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant  in Ohio moved Congress in 2000 to create a compensation program for former workers who developed …"

"… working at nuclear-weapons sites. Many claimants and some members of Congress find the program deeply flawed and question the Labor Department’s ratio …"

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"… eir best option for winning on some issues. Dismayed at their prospects in Congress and in Republican-dominated state legislatures, national liberal groups pl …"

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"… dministration, admits that for the most part it’s unable to do so. OSHA, Congress, industry and the White House all bear responsibility. The nation’s wor …"

"… essly for a ban and has become a fixture on Capitol Hill. Some members of Congress have different plans. In early January, the House is expected to vote on a …"

"… thing from the trusts: “It’s astonishing to us that, of all the issues Congress could be addressing relating to asbestos, you have chosen one that does no …"

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"… nd., in 2014. It was included in the 233-page tax extenders bill passed by Congress last week and was incorporated into the 2,000-plus page omnibus spending b …"

"… said the new provisions, especially the freeze on new rules, show that “Congress is expressing that it does not trust the IRS.” Conservatives have large …"

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"… ny similar protection for free speech on the European  continent. “Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press… …"

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"… program, not the office coffee kitty. CMS, DoJ (Department of Justice) and Congress have to get it right,” he said. A CMS spokesman did not directly addres …"

"… manding all the money back “may be defensible to public entities such as Congress,” but might also lead some insurers to “opt out” of Medicare Advanta …"

"… g in 2004, the program has won many fans among both seniors and members of Congress. The audits are called RADV, for Risk Adjustment Data Validation. Auditor …"

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"… develop guidelines for handling allegations of discrimination cases, while Congress pushed for a more scientifically rigorous approach by the agency overall. …"

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"… tly told the Center for Public Integrity, noting that the FEC can’t play Congress and write its own election laws. “Whenever compromise on a topic is poss …"

"… man, who resigned on July 5, 2013. Part of the problem, Petersen says, is Congress won’t heed the FEC’s standing request to boost the general counsel’s …"

"… t change itself, who will? There are 26 bills and resolutions pending in Congress that mention the FEC by name in some fashion. Some aim to strengthen poli …"

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"… ture of widespread corruption — which helped force the nation’s ruling Congress party from power in May 2014 — as well as its general political instabil …"

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"… han two-dozen phone calls and met with the State Department and members of Congress often on U.S.-Cameroon relations between June 2014 and June 2015. The fir …"

"… ia. Disclosures show that for Cameroon last year, the firm “facilitated Congressional meetings to brief policymakers on developments in Cameroon including …"

"… ed dozens of meetings between Egyptian government officials and members of Congress, media, think tanks and retired military personnel, disclosures  …"

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"… , seven months after the US-India nuclear cooperation deal was ratified by Congress, the Karnataka state government had secretly leased 4,290 acres adjacent t …"

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"… which they blame on radiation exposures at Portsmouth. Fifteen years ago, Congress created a compensation program for people like them. But they have not fa …"

"… all of that. It’s a difficult, difficult situation.” Some members of Congress are unpersuaded. “Over the years, [the program] has been plagued with de …"

"… s die waiting for compensation that they never receive,” Udall wrote. “Congress didn’t intend for the … process to be so burdensome.” He has r …"

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"… dom Caucus who gained notoriety for boycotting Pope Francis’s address to Congress in September. Supporters of the legislation say that without the addition …"

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"… n the supposed stranglehold that the National Rifle Association holds over Congress. The group’s fundraising prowess and political power is real, but as thi …"

"… not “coordinated” with a candidate’s actual campaign. “Members of Congress pay attention to these numbers, and they know that in the last election cy …"

"… ory can be found at Gun lobby's money and power still holds sway over Congress. …"

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"… ernment overreach that will stymie business growth. Republican members of Congress filed a court brief last month arguing “that whether and how to regulate …"

"… estions of such profound significance that they are to be answered only by Congress.” Twenty-nine Democratic members of Congress, led by Rep. Anna Eshoo fro …"

"… are to be answered only by Congress.” Twenty-nine Democratic members of Congress, led by Rep. Anna Eshoo from California, and Sen. Edward Markey from Massa …"

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"… allowed,” said Lisa Gilbert, director of consumer group Public Citizen's Congress Watch division. “It’s part of the reason why we need to fight to chan …"

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"… ue of influence improperly exerted from the position of such individual in Congress.” The House ethics manual states that “whenever a Member is consideri …"

"… siness knowledge in their jobs on Capitol  Hill. "Are Members of Congress who are doctors engaged in conflicts of interest when they vote on Medicar …"

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"… icted a significant damage to the state.” A 2002 CIA report to Congress separately quoted him as saying the amount stolen was “quite sufficient …"

"… d in an interview. This year, for the first time in its budget proposal to Congress, administrators at the National Nuclear Security Administration shifted al …"

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"… g these minors exposes them to danger and bad influences. In 1980, though, Congress amended the 1974 federal Act to allow judges a significant federal excepti …"

"… ouncil of Juvenile and Family Court Judges took another approach by urging Congress to eliminate the valid court order exception as part of a long-overdue rea …"

"… ile justice act. Back in 1980, it was this same judges’ group that urged Congress to include the valid court order exception. In 2009, Sen. Patrick Leahy, …"

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