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  • Player of the Week: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is hoping 2014 will be a lot better than 2013.

     
  • Player of the Week: Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.)

    House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has been trying to iron out a budget deal with his counterpart in the upper chamber, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.).

  • Player of the Week: Immigration activists

    Proponents of the Senate-passed immigration reform bill are attempting to put pressure on House Republican leaders to act.

    But it is not clear that the House will pass any immigration or border-security measures this Congress.

    Fast for Families, a...

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  • Capito caters to coal

    Someone needs to remind Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) that that the biggest blow to the mining industry occurred before President Obama was born ("West Virginia candidates feud over coal, economy in debate," Oct. 7). In 1951, the leaders of the United Mine Workers of America and the...

  • Ban federal fracking

    The request from Senate Democrats to the Office of Budget and Management (OMB) for the "strongest possible" fracking regulations (“Senate Dems call for ‘strongest possible’ fracking regs,” Sept. 20) is indeed disappointing. Public disclosure of chemicals, many of which are carcinogenic or toxic...

  • Consider all risks that come with new offshore drilling

    There are a few issues with the report spoken about in “Benefits of offshore drilling in Atlantic outweigh costs, study says” (Sept. 17) that people need to take note of when thinking about whether or not offshore drilling should be brought to the Atlantic.

     To begin with, the profits...

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