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"… hing $200 billion a year. The plans also enjoy strong support in Congress. Medicare is supposed to pay the health plans higher rates for sicker pat …"

"… etter said. The Government Accountability Office, the watchdog arm of Congress, has sharply criticized CMS for its failure to ferret out overcharges and …"

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"… his own goals for his one-year chairmanship at the tiny agency. Formed by Congress after the 2000 presidential election’s Florida voting disaster — remem …"

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"… Invoking a statute rarely used prior to the Trump administration, however, Congress voted to undo the regulation — already on hold because of a legal challe …"

"… s record, going back three years. The vehicle for the rule’s undoing by Congress was the rarely used Congressional Review Act, through which recently final …"

"… ars. The vehicle for the rule’s undoing by Congress was the rarely used Congressional Review Act, through which recently finalized regulations can be disma …"

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"… issioners agree on almost nothing, have nevertheless been united in asking Congress for more authority to deal with scam PACs. But to date, Congress has igno …"

"… n asking Congress for more authority to deal with scam PACs. But to date, Congress has ignored the FEC’s requests. Unscrupulous PACs could continue to hoo …"

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"… by refusing to detail what she had done.  Wilson, who had just left Congress in 2009, said she was working for the labs’ directors, that she had comp …"

"… vice president and the president’s questions regarding the United States Congress and the federal bureaucracy,” Wilson said. Wilson added that Sandia’s …"

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"… occur in the past two years. …"

"… ailed accounting. Wilson, a Republican who represented New Mexico in Congress from 1998 until 2009, faces potentially robust questioning on Thursday Mar …"

"… contractors as a “money grab” and a “soft landing,” after she left Congress following an election defeat. She “failed to produce any actual reports, …"

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"… on a year. Although the plans generally enjoy strong support in Congress, they have been the target of at least a half-dozen whistleblower lawsuits …"

"… r generated hundreds of millions of dollars or more in overpayments. When Congress created the current Medicare Advantage program in 2003, it expected to pay …"

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"… of 72-27 on Feb. 27. The next evening, Ross attended Trump’s speech to Congress. He strode in sporting a pair of $500 slippers. On the customized footwea …"

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"… on SiriusXM Radio's "Morning Briefing" program to detail his report on how Congress may increase its scrutiny of the flagging Federal Election Commission. He …"

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"… that further details will be divulged in May. Many in Washington say that Congress is unlikely to approve Trump’s budget. Nonetheless, the special status T …"

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"… ngressmen who wonder: Why’s the agency a basket case? Such a trip under Congress’ microscope could come in the form of a Committee on House Administratio …"

"… , FEC Chairman Steven Walther is prepared. Walther, who says no member of Congress has yet contacted him this year, would prefer if committee members would f …"

"… e FEC. FEC Vice Chairwoman Caroline Hunter, a Republican, concurred: “If Congress wants to hear from us, we’ll do whatever it takes to prepare, and we’l …"

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"… ions during the previous three years.  The vehicle for its undoing by Congress was the rarely used Congressional Review Act, through which recently final …"

"… e years.  The vehicle for its undoing by Congress was the rarely used Congressional Review Act, through which recently finalized regulations can be disma …"

"… ed Labor Department senior advisor who helped develop the regulation, said Congress’s discarding of it constitutes a loss for American workers. “Workplace …"

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"… t several nuclear weapons laboratories had signed with a former New Mexico Congresswoman whom President Trump has designated to become the new Air Force Secre …"

"… labs give back nearly a half-million dollars to the government. The former Congresswoman, Heather Wilson, has said she did not do anything wrong in trading on …"

"… apons labs that hired her from 2009 to 2011, starting a day after she left Congress. Wilson’s work involved using her contacts in Washington to try to gin u …"

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"… eturn 20 percent of the taxpayer funds allocated to it to the government. Congress set aside $13.3 million to cover pre-election transition expenses for both …"

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"… unding for now because prior-year levels were temporarily extended to give Congress more time to approve a budget, but its fate is uncertain. New regulations …"

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"… e lobbyists disclosed these contributions in separate documents filed with Congress. In mid-November, Vice President Mike Pence earned headlines for ordering …"

"… onated $5,000 to Trump for America in November, according to a filing with Congress known as an LD-203 report. In an email to the Center for Public Integrity …"

"… ition team are, by law, capped at $5,000. According to recent filings with Congress, other lobbyists who donated to the Trump transition last year include: …"

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"… tical power and the reality of Washington policymaking. Yellin has covered Congress, domestic politics, state and national elections, the culture wars and iss …"

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"… political farm team of leaders who may someday play in the big leagues of Congress or beyond. Thom Tillis, for one, was first elected to the North Carolina s …"

"… investigation found the Gulen movement organized 200 trips for members of Congress and their staff. One Gulen movement member estimated that more than 7,000 …"

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"… ory was co-published by POLITICO. …"

"… and powerful members of the fledgling Obama Administration, key members of Congress, and influential Washingtonians who had also passed through the revolving …"

"… ny that could benefit from expanding oil pipelines, when he was elected to Congress in 2014. Consulting on how to lobby The New Mexico-based consulting firm …"

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"… saves money and adds disclosure, so what could be bad about that?” The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that taxpayers would save about $500,000 …"

"… on corporate politicking. Both face long odds in the Republican-controlled Congress. Here’s how support for e-filing breaks down: Thirty-four members of th …"

"… caucus co-sponsored the Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act in the last Congress, as did 11 sitting Republican senators. That includes conservative Republ …"

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"… Frank, the massive regulatory law that emerged from the financial crisis. Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in 20 …"

"… s unsuccessful campaign for House minority leader in 2006. When Pence left Congress to become governor of Indiana, Hensarling invoked scripture in a farewell …"

"… nancial sector is Hensarling’s top campaign donor. Since first coming to Congress in 2002, commercial banks have given Hensarling more than $1.35 million in …"

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"… ads. As a newly inaugurated President Donald Trump and a freshly elected Congress turn to governing, politically active groups want to influence the debate. …"

"… among others. American Action Network is affiliated with a super PAC, the Congressional Leadership Fund. Both groups share the same leader: Corry Bliss, a fo …"

"… Rob Portman of Ohio and began his job with American Action Network and the Congressional Leadership Fund earlier this month. Money in American Action Networ …"

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"… and he then entered electoral politics himself, unsuccessfully running for Congress in 2012. A favorite among many tea party activists, Wurzelbacher raised ab …"

"… about $426,000 for his campaign and won the GOP nomination in Ohio’s 9th Congressional District, but he ultimately lost the general election to Democratic R …"

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"… ccording to a series of little-noticed, annual State Department reports to Congress. Those singled out in the disclosures included five foreign generals, an …"

"… certainly higher than 17, in part because the State Department reports to Congress — required under obscure language inserted into a military assistance bi …"

"… rnments a few years after attending the U.S. institutions. The reports to Congress account for a “very small universe” of all those trained, said Daniel …"

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"… ct chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act, reformed last year by Congress to give EPA the power to more effectively protect Americans from dangerous …"

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"… ce jurisdictions, even when it asked for the help. So … why not? Blame Congress. “The U.S. Secret Service is not funded during the appropriations proce …"

"… e Appropriations Committee spokesman Stephen Worley concurred, noting that Congress also does not provide funding to reimburse state and local law enforcement …"

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"… $150 billion a year. And while the plans generally enjoy strong support in Congress, there are critics. “It's unclear why the Obama Administration allowed …"

"… thy lawsuit,” Grassley said this week. Paying based on risk scores When Congress created the current Medicare Advantage program in 2003, it devised a new w …"

"… repay the money or face other consequences. The GAO, the watchdog arm of Congress, called for “fundamental improvements.” The watchdogs also found that …"

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"… cycle to two super PACs focused on helping Republicans maintain control of Congress $3.1 trillion: Estimated market capitalization of companies represented a …"

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"… sion, said in a written statement released on Nov. 23. Money allocated by Congress for Hanford  “is intended to fund the Department of Energy’s impo …"

"… comment about the whistleblower’s account of specific emails. Lobbying Congress for new work isn’t against the law. But billing the government for lobby …"

"… ment for lobbying is, according to the federal Byrd Amendment, approved by Congress in 1989. Court records state that Bechtel will pay $67.5 million of the se …"

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"… dar push for bills benefiting the anti-abuse opioids in statehouses and in Congress, where proposed legislation would require the Food and Drug Administration …"

"… ioids action plan,” issued after scathing criticism from some members of Congress that the FDA wasn’t doing enough to combat the epidemic. Thus far, the …"

"… g said in an interview. While Keating’s bill has not received a vote in Congress, the FDA already has begun moving in the direction suggested by companies, …"

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