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"… who co-chairs the coalition’s legal committee. …"

"… n September. The legislation's passage was a rarity in the deeply divided Congress and a welcome victory for the city’s non-voting representative to Congre …"

"… ngress and a welcome victory for the city’s non-voting representative to Congress, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, who cited the Center’s probe in pushin …"

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"… n with criminal wrongdoing.” U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew wrote to Congress in May to say that “we must ensure that the United States can live up to …"

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"… given longstanding concerns over whether the FEC — an agency created by Congress to foster governmental transparency — is properly securing itself agains …"

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"… rger said, is a Democratic party that lost the White House, both houses of Congress, hundreds of state legislative seats and governorships. “There needs to …"

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"… lled for longer bans on lobbying by executive branch officials, members of Congress and Congressional staff. He also said he would move to tighten the legal d …"

"… their activities under laws covering lobbyists. He also said he would ask Congress to prohibit lobbyists for foreign governments from fundraising for politic …"

"… st of Trump’s proposals are a tall order that would require support from Congress. Constitutional amendments are exceedingly rare. And much of the strength …"

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"… ocratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic candidates for Congress, including U.S. Senate candidates Katie McGinty in Pennsylvania, Catherine …"

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"… fting resources from the presidential election to the fight for control of Congress. Democrats were emboldened by Trump’s sinking poll numbers and the react …"

"… being outspent in key Senate races, as they fought to maintain control of Congress’ upper chamber in a year where the battleground map was already viewed a …"

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"… ed out doctors who aren’t following the rules. Members of both houses of Congress have introduced legislation that would make sweeping reforms to the benefi …"

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"… ense spending, which most Republicans still oppose. Although the makeup of Congress will doubtless change next year, this deadlock could persist. …"

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"… ask Aaron Schock — the one-time Republican rising star who resigned from Congress last year after his “Downton Abbey”-themed office makeover led to a ba …"

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"… ecutive branch officials, and a similar ban that would apply to members of Congress and Congressional staff. He also proposed tightening the definition of lob …"

"… rements that apply to lobbyists. In addition, Trump said he would call on Congress to prohibit lobbyists for foreign governments from fundraising for America …"

"… ban that applies to the legislative branch — would have to be passed by Congress, historically a tough proposition. Consider that the last major lobbying …"

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"… over the past three years. With the passage of the Clean Air Act in 1970, Congress pledged to protect public health with the guarantee of safe air. The U.S. …"

"… rector of the National Association of Clean Air Agencies, testified before Congress in March that states have borne the brunt of an annual $550 million federa …"

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"… epurposing the plutonium as reactor fuel have been in conflict. Worries in Congress that Russia could produce and harvest more plutonium during the conversion …"

"… he negotiations for about a decade, until South Carolina’s delegation in Congress finally swept those aside and persuaded Washington to approve a similar U. …"

"… f now being freed by Moscow to shift to a new approach – burial – that Congress hasn’t blessed. South Carolina’s politically powerful Congressional de …"

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"… low the letter and spirit of the law.” The stakes are enormous. Because Congress has long left regulation of the insurance industry to the states, these li …"

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"… une to talk about their anxieties — in particular their frustration that Congress had yet to vote on health and pension benefits endangered in the wake of c …"

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"… maceutical industry and the people who need its products.…Americans need Congress to be a full-time, independent champion for their best interests.” Milw …"

"… physicians to show courage in the face of these pressures. Legislators and Congress should take appropriate action to ensure that the drugs are available to t …"

"… eforms.” Elko Daily Free Press (Elko, Nev.) “There was a big fight in Congress this summer over additional funding to address the problem, but we think m …"

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"… illions of dollars through special party accounts created two years ago by Congress two years ago. Such funds were designed to replace public funding of nati …"

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"… t recommends that the EPA add staff to the Office of Civil Rights and that Congress study environmental justice requirements under civil rights law and give E …"

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"… ired to report on contractor performance for awards below that threshold. Congress enacted these simplified rules in 1994 to reduce costs and improve opportu …"

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"… oral College votes awarded by Florida: 29 Number awarded by Maine’s 2nd Congressional District: 1 Approximate amount spent in Maine last month by a super …"

"… ake place, contributed to politicians in August: $0 Portion of members of Congress who have Twitter accounts: 100 percent Chris Zubak-Skees contributed to t …"

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"… ” Obama gave his first speech on the opioid epidemic last fall. In July, Congress passed its first legislation targeting the crisis, an election-year packag …"

"… y of substance abuse.” Attendees were asked to support a bill from then-Congressman Mike Rogers, which would later be rewritten by the forum and reintroduc …"

"… painkiller abuse. In 2010, then-Rep. Mary Bono, R-Calif., co-founded the Congressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse, which focused on educating lawmake …"

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"… dealers — despite the fact that he himself is a car dealer. Members of Congress, say the rules, may not use their positions for personal financial benefit …"

"… based in Washington, D.C. The organization wrote a letter to the Office of Congressional Ethics, an investigative body that reviews complaints against members …"

"… ue of influence improperly exerted from the position of such individual in Congress.” In addition, rules state that members “shall behave at all times in …"

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"… of gerrymandering over the past decade and shrewdly produced a chamber in Congress that will durably overrepresent their genuine constituency as a proportion …"

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"… has completed since officials adopted risk scores in 2004 at the behest of Congress. In some cases, health plans are still appealing the results, nine years l …"

"… for years unresolved, brought a stern rebuke from the GAO, the watchdog of Congress, in its May report. The GAO criticized the Medicare agency for not expand …"

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"… be tallied by their home states and sent to the EAC, which reports them to Congress. But a News21 analysis of the EAC’s data found at least 1 in 8 jurisdict …"

"… stance program. The Federal Voting Assistance Program provides reports to Congress that help create and guide policy. In both its 2014 and 2015 reports to Co …"

"… ss that help create and guide policy. In both its 2014 and 2015 reports to Congress, the program touted EAC initiatives as “successful.” But in the footno …"

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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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