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"… er sister. Bland fainted in the clouds of tear gas. Change followed, with Congress passing the Voting Rights Act that same year. But 51 years later, a wave o …"

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"… exas Congressman’s conduct. The determination was made by the Office of Congressional Ethics, which advises the House Ethics Committee, in a report issued …"

"… ue of influence improperly exerted from the position of such individual in Congress.” From here, the House Ethics Committee may convene an investigative su …"

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"… s. In fact, they were undercover bureaucrats with the investigative arm of Congress. And they’d pulled off the same stunt nine years before. Their fresh suc …"

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"… hlighting what he considers a loophole that “warrants a closer look.” Congress already amended the law once before, Durbin wrote, and it can do so again. …"

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"… m the Japanese and Indian embassies and at least two Democratic members of Congress, U.S. Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada and U.S. Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota. On …"

"… nance reform advocates, political donors and current and former members of Congress acknowledge the tension between the money-in-politics policies Democrats a …"

"… ance laws,” said millionaire investor Sean Eldridge, who himself ran for Congress in New York in 2014. Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Barney Frank of Massachu …"

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"… corporations and special interest groups with significant business before Congress and the federal government.  Organizers announced they had shuttle b …"

"… lphia. The Nuns on the Bus, a project of NETWORK, is calling on Congress to "mend the gaps in wealth, income and access." Amid the Democratic Nati …"

"… 100 percent." Lobbying records show that NETWORK spent $380,000 lobbying Congress and the federal government last year, and has spent $190,000 so far this y …"

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"… ked up the tab? Sponsors. Lots of them, virtually all with business before Congress. How much money was going to which charity wasn’t foremost on anyone’s …"

"… e show was really a thinly veiled schmooze-fest, where powerful members of Congress and their staffers drank free beer, listened to live music and ate free br …"

"… to exemptions in Congressional gift and ethics rules that allow members of Congress to attend, say, charitable fundraisers, or “widely attended events.” E …"

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"… week speaking at slightly lower key events: the World Journalism Educators Congress and to a group of lawyers and judges in Wellington. New Zealand, you …"

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"… there is significant campaign finance reform. There is a bill pending in Congress to limit the amount of time one spends raising money, which I think is fan …"

"… spends raising money, which I think is fantastic. The fact that members of Congress spend more time raising money than they do, you know, actually doing their …"

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"… 22, 2016 FREAKING OUT? 8:40 p.m. Thursday, July 21: The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which isn't shy about blasting hyperbolic fu …"

"… ng for their conventions, in addition to money earmarked for security. But Congress eliminated this funding in 2014. To make it up, lawmakers created special …"

"… orts, D.C. statehood. Bowser argues that D.C. could achieve statehood via Congress and without a constitutional amendment — something that requires a two-t …"

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"… ndividuals to its sanctions list. But various advocacy groups and some in Congress believe that far more forceful U.S. action is required, especially against …"

"… yists and PR firms were setbacks for groups working to encourage action by Congress, added an expert on South Sudan’s humanitarian situation who asked not t …"

"… ernment officials. The firm’s consultants contacted dozens of members of Congress, Congressional staff, State Department officials, think tanks and nonprofi …"

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"… ng for their conventions, in addition to money earmarked for security. But Congress eliminated this funding in 2014. To make it up, lawmakers created special …"

"… mbers of the House Energy and Commerce Committee as well as the Republican Congressional Baseball Team. (Yes, such a team exists, playing annually against Dem …"

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"… corporations and labor unions. The bill, which has never made it through Congress, was the subject of intense lobbying by the business league. Of the 2012 v …"

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"… s” to buying the extra ship, the White House said in a budget message to Congress on June 14. It said just two are needed now to preserve a competition that …"

"… least $45 billion, is just one in a long list of armaments that Congress is about to force the Pentagon to buy against its will — following an an …"

"… . That’s even higher than the $4.6 billion in unwanted expenditures that Congress approved last year, the group says. The House bill, for example, includes …"

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"… resentatives challenge the existing EPA regulation. In January, members of Congress from both parties introduced the latest in a series of bills that would we …"

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"… r. He also created groups called the American Friends for Micronesia, the Congressional Committee on Cuban Affairs, the Congressional Committee on Eurasian A …"

"… Friends for Micronesia, the Congressional Committee on Cuban Affairs, the Congressional Committee on Eurasian Affairs, the Congressional Committee on Law Enf …"

"… tee on Cuban Affairs, the Congressional Committee on Eurasian Affairs, the Congressional Committee on Law Enforcement and Public Safety, the Congressional Tas …"

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"… ng” Williams, which was “transmitted to the committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics on May 13, 2016.” The Office of Congressional Ethics is a n …"

"… e by the Office of Congressional Ethics on May 13, 2016.” The Office of Congressional Ethics is a nonpartisan organization that vets complaints against mem …"

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

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"… ad to more opportunities to game the political system. “When you say, ‘Congress shall make no law,’ I know that’s kind of a shocking statement, but it …"

"… n the disclosure area, where states are sort of leading the charge because Congress has been ... in a quagmire.” Another potential game changer is the so-c …"

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"… t. Having lost a major battle in the courts, providers are now looking to Congress. The National Cable & Telecommunications Association, which represent …"

"… ecision “is a clear signal that my colleagues and I need to re-establish Congress’ appropriate role in setting communications policy on a bipartisan basis …"

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"… that should have been transitioned into the base defense budget. In 2016, Congress added $7.7 billion to OCO as a way to redirect spending and help the base …"

"… rry’s proposals that isn’t there from the Pentagon. It’s coming from Congress.”  Senate Armed Services committee communications director Dustin …"

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"… ause it could cost utilities as much as $4 billion. The report, ordered by Congress and entitled Lessons learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Impro …"

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"… all state data. This new round of statehouse struggles arose as Congress faltered on federal bills to end sharing between federal and local au …"

"… ’s origin, according to a deputy sheriff’s affidavit.  “Unless Congress takes action, state efforts to stop civil forfeiture abuse mean very littl …"

"… weh Music Team, the Christian rock band.) As the war on drugs raged, Congress in 1970 gave police the power to keep vehicles transporting narcotics and …"

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"… the money or face other consequences for their actions, according to a new Congressional audit. In a sharply critical report made public Monday, the Governme …"

"… a Center for Public Integrity investigation, also enjoy strong support in Congress. GAO took aim at Medicare’s primary tactic for recouping overcharges, a …"

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"… the US government also announced Thursday that it has sent legislation to Congress to create a centralized federal registry of the actual owners of any …"

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"… unced that the U.S. Treasury Department would send proposed legislation to Congress that would require companies set up in the United States to report their r …"

"… Jacob Lew sent a letter today to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan urging Congress to pass the legislation creating a central ownership registry for shell co …"

"… ce Department said in a new release today that it will submit proposals to Congress in an effort to improve enforcement of laws targeting the illegal proceeds …"

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"… ompanies are still appealing her ruling. None has printed the statements. Congress agreed with Kessler’s original findings, and in 2009 passed a law also f …"

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"… ment so far has implemented only 37.5 percent of these, the GAO said. But Congress is not exactly setting a good example, having only implemented 32 percent …"

"… MD), the committee’s senior Democrat, noted at the April 13 hearing that Congress itself “could be doing much more to foster a more efficient, effective a …"

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"… er’s Congressional bid. Hoeber, a Republican running in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, has raised $480,000 for her race, including $350,000 that s …"

"… n: What oil giant Chevron Corp. donated in March to a super PAC called the Congressional Leadership Fund, which supports Republican candidates. Chevron, the s …"

"… s to donate to super PACs, but Chevron has now donated $4.5 million to the Congressional Leadership Fund since 2012, plus an additional $2 million to the …"

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"… ty water have dropped, but researchers say it’s still not safe to drink. Congress is looking at lessons to be learned from the debacle. Few things are as i …"

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