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McDonalds Downsizing; False Statements About the Science Behind EPA Waters Rules

In a move that hasn’t happened in 40 years, fast food giant McDonalds will downsize. In the last week McDonalds announced it is planning to close 184 restaurants across the United States this year, 59 more than it is planning to open. The last time t

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More Lawsuits Filed Against Clean Water Rule; TPP Likely to be Approved by End of the Year

More and more lawsuits are being filed against the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers Clean Water Rule, known as Waters of the U.S. Coal giant Murray Energy Corp. is suing the Obama administration over its rule asserting power over small bodies of water. Murray said the

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Trans-Pacific Partnership Has its Important Piece in Place; Clean Water Rule to Become Law

President Barack Obama now has the necessary piece of trade legislation to complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership. On Monday, the President signed the Trade Promotion Authority bill that was passed by the U.S. House and Sen

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Record High Temperatures Exacerbate Drought as Strange Weather Plagues Los Angeles County
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Month of June to Determine 2015 El Nino; A Repeal of Country of Origin Labeling

What happens during June will determine the evolution of the 2015 El Nino. DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist Mike Palmerino says the Southern Oscillation Index has retreated from its very strong El Nino levels the last week or so - and he says this bears watching. The U.S. foreca

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Debate on Trade Promotion Authority Moves Forward; 6.5 Million Dollars to Be Invested in Water Conservation and Water Quality

The Senate passed a motion by a vote of 65 to 33 last week to move forward with debate on trade promotion authority. The Senate also voted to pass the trade preference bill by a vote of 97 to 1 and the customs bill by a vote of 78 to 20. California Farm

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Ag Group Urging Congress to Reject Policy Riders; FDA Established Safety Antibiotic Residue Levels

A coalition representing family farmers, ranchers, consumers and rural affairs submitted testimony urging Congress to reject any policy riders in the Fiscal Year 2016 Ag Appropriations bill that would weaken or withdraw COOL or limit the rule making authority of GIPSA. National Farmer

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Representative Doc Hastings Honored on House Floor [VIDEO]

The retiring Fourth District Representative from Pasco was feted by the Washington Congressional Delegation on Wednesday night who will be retiring when congress adjourns for the year.

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President Obama Discusses Debt Ceiling Impasse
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Why The Debt “Deal” Is Just A Delay

President Obama doesn’t get it.  Political pundits just don’t get it.  They didn’t get why the TEA party first formed and they don’t get it now.  How many bloggers, journalists, established politicians and observers are saying “the Tea Party doesn’t know when to claim victory when they’ve won”?

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Congressman David Wu Resigns Amidst Claims He Had ‘Sexual Encounter’ with Teenage Girl

Facing allegations that he had inappropriate sexual contact with an 18-year old, Congressman David Wu (D-OR) has resigned, effective upon the completion of the debt ceiling negotiations.

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House Ethics Committee Members Speak About Foley Investigation
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Polls Reveals Record Numbers Seek Congressional Shake Up!

As Congress continues its weeks of gridlock over reaching an agreement to raise the debt ceiling by the August 2nd deadline, a new poll shows that Americans aren't impressed and want fresh blood on Capitol Hill.

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