CapitolInq Archive: March, 2013

Local Rs back Ryan budget, inviting political challenge

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WASHINGTON – Another Paul Ryan budget won passage in the House today, and again Philadelphia-area Republicans voted in favor of the conservative... Read more

Toomey, Casey plan to strip Obamacare tax wins Senate OK

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WASHINGTON -- A plan co-sponsored by both Pennsyvlania senators that would repeal a tax on the sale of medical devices -- created to help fund... Read more

Under-fire Menendez donor courted other top Democrats

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WASHINGTON – New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez is trying to get back to business as usual – this afternoon he chairs a Senate Foreign... Read more

Booker to hold 2014 fundraiser Thursday

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WASHINGTON -- Days after campaigning with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono, Newark Mayor Cory Booker is turning his eyes back... Read more

Subcommittee to investigate Andrews allegations

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WASHINGTON -- The House ethics committee has voted to create an investigative subcommittee with subpoena power to look into South Jersey Rep... Read more

Police: women paid to make up claims against Menendez

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WASHINGTON – Just as one set of allegations against New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez gains added attention, another continues to fall... Read more

Poll: Booker: 50, next best: 7

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WASHINGTON – Another poll, another strong lead for Newark Mayor Cory Booker in the race to replace New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg in... Read more

Casey backs increased NIH funding

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WASHINGTON – Focusing on a budget cut that could have an outsized impact in Philadelphia, Sen. Bob Casey (D, Pa.) plans to push for increased... Read more