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U.S Political News

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The Hill

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Politico

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National Journal

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All Politics is Local

Local isn’t just what happens on your street. It’s what happens to your street. Congress touches all of our lives.

Capitol News Connection is the only source for original watchdog reporting from Congress on issues impacting you and your local community. Read More

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Census and Sensibility

Redistricting may play a role in determining which (if any) defeated House members may try to reclaim their seats…

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White House Pushing Dream Act

Just like the recent votes on the Bush tax cuts, many observers are seeing the planned Dream Act vote as a mere formality.  The measure, which has long enjoyed bipartisan support, is likely to fail in the Senate because of opposition from both sides, but especially Republicans who don’t want to give Democrats a victory nor anger anti-immigrant elements within their party.

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Learning How To Be A Lawmaker: Washington Hosts New Members

Description:WASHINGTON – Determined and often wide-eyed newly elected lawmakers learned how to vote, lobbied for committee slots and mingled during “freshman orientation.”
Transcript:I’m Elizabeth Wynne Johnson of Capitol News Connection. This Week in Congress was orientation week for its newly-elected members.  And New York’s newest Republican wasn’t about to miss out. Read More
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The Coming Battle Over Public Lands Policy

Description:WASHINGTON — Utah Republican Congressman Rob Bishop is likely to soon become chairman of the House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands. And he’s determined to insure that the Interior Department’s conservation policy does not bar corporations from exploiting many public land areas.
Transcript:Good morning, I’m Elizabeth Wynne Johnson; this is Power Breakfast from Capitol News Connection. Read More
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Historian Reflects on Immigration Reform

A new ad by ‘Latinos For Reform’ is telling Hispanic and Latino voters to stay away from the polls as a way to punish Democratic leaders for failing to pass an immigration overhaul.  The ad says, “Clearly the Democratic leadership betrayed us.”

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