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The One Hundred Eleventh United States Congress was a meeting o...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
The One Hundred Eleventh United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government from January 3, 2009, until January 3, 2011. It began during the last two weeks of the George W. Bush administration, with the remainder spanning the first two years of Barack Obama's presidency. It was composed of the Senate and the House of Representatives. The apportionment of seats in the House was based on the 2000 U.S. Census. In the November 4, 2008, elections, the De
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Five things you need to know about Bobby Bright

Alabama Today - 07 Jun 2018
Bright was also named the most conservative Democrat during the first session of the 111th United States Congress by the National Journal. In 2010, Martha Roby entered the scene and challenged Bright as the Republican nominee. She won. Flash-forward ...
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US Rep. Lee marks Caribbean-American Heritage Month

Caribbean Life - 22 Jun 2018
“This June, as we celebrate the accomplishments of Caribbean Americans, I encourage you to read and learn more about the rich culture and history shared between the Caribbean and the United States,” said Lee, who led the effort to establish June as ...
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They'll know we are Christians by our love

Tidewater News - 13 Jun 2018
The First Amendment states: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to ...
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Congress should protect children and families in poverty in 2018

The Hill - 05 Jan 2018
Federal lawmakers also failed to come together on a long-term extension of the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) — a popular program that provides healthcare coverage to roughly 9 million low-income children and pregnant women. CHIP has ...
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Natural Resource Damages: Are We Out of the Woods Yet? - 08 Jun 2018
And though the parties may not have coordinated a restoration plan as a part of the remediation, a number of federal and state statutes do account for restoration, under natural resource damages provisions. Accordingly, parties who fail ...
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Medicaid 'work requirements' won't improve health outcomes

The Hill - 18 Jan 2018
This clear interpretation of the law underpinned the decision made in the Obama administration made to not to authorize states to condition Medicaid eligibility on work participation, but to instead support state efforts to promote enrollment of ...
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Republicans and Democrats must give a little to get a little

The Hill (blog) - 08 Aug 2017
Moderating costs in the exchanges is an elusive but not unattainable goal. Congress should amend the ACA to extend its reinsurance and risk corridor programs, both of which expired at the end of 2016. The state of Alaska, which has a Republican ...
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Circleville Pumpkin Show wraps up 111th year - 21 Oct 2017
People travel from all over the United States and all over the world to make it out to see Circleville's Pumpkin Show - as placemarkers with individuals' hometowns line up a map on display. The Kazmierczak family drove from New York to not miss this ...
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Who knew Medicare would be so complicated? Not Trump

The Hill (blog) - 27 Jul 2017
As a member of Congress, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price sponsored multiple bills that would have stripped healthcare from tens of millions of working-class Americans, including those with preexisting conditions. ...
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Amazon, Warren Buffett join forces to tackle health care

Daily Maverick - 31 Jan 2018
Goal to 'create solutions' -Rising health care costs in the United States, the only major world economy that does not provide universal medical coverage to its citizens, have been a perennial political issue. President Donald Trump failed to convince ...

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