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Sen. Boozman Undergoes Emergency Surgery

Photo/ Office of Sen. John Boozman

Boozman, 63, had been scheduled to attend an event on Tuesday morning.

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Dole Dubs Cruz “That Extreme Right-Wing Guy”

During an interview with the Wichita Eagle, Dole argued that the recent crop of Republican upstarts are not yet ready to run for President.

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Reid: Putin Involved With “Neo-Nazi Thugs”

“News reports of disturbing, anti-Semitic pamphlets show the kind of neo-Nazi thugs with whom Vladimir Putin is willing to associate,” Reid said on Thursday.

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McAllister Staffer Accused Of Leaking Video Steps Down

McAllister’s chief of staff told the Monroe News-Star, a local paper, that Gordon was not fired.

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Reps. Royce, Engel To Lead House Delegation To Ukraine

The trip is in an effort to “access the effect of ongoing U.S. efforts to support Ukraine.”

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Report: McConnell Predicts Rocky Road For Burwell

Burwell will be taking the reins from departing Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who faced criticism in her closing months at the Department over the law’s botched roll out.

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Grassley Probes IRS-Social Security Skim

Sen. Charles Grassley is demanding answers from Treasury and Social Security. Photo/TRNS

“Is it fair and reasonable to pursue debts from the surviving children for payments to the parents?” the Iowa Republican asked.

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Senator Stages Congressional Scenes For Campaign Video

Republicans are calling on Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) to issue a clarification.

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Dem Challenger Grimes Out-Fundraises McConnell

Grimes, a Democrat, brought in $2.7 million, while McConnell raised $2.4 million.

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Boehner, House GOP’ers In Afghanistan

The lawmakers met with General Joseph Dunford, the Commander of coalition forces in the country, and U.S. Ambassador James Cunningham.

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TRNS News Notes — 4/23/14

News Notes

Ukraine: Kerry warns Lavrov

U.S. soldiers to Baltics

Obama / China: war of words?

Click here for: Wednesday, April 23

● Indians, Eskimos are prone to early death

● Students cautioned on loan “auto-defaults”

● State prisons are filled with repeaters

● Where did the Class of 2013 go?

● Family leave expansion promoted

● College sued for religious discrimination

South Korea Fears Nuclear Test From The North Ahead Of Obama Visit

Photo/KCNA News

“We confirm that we have spotted several activities related to the nuclear test in Punggye-ri in North Korea,” the South Korean Defense Ministry said Tuesday.

Perry Challenges Cuomo On Economic Policy

Photo: Lisa Kellman/TRNS

Perry challenged New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to a debate on economic policy, charging that Cuomo’s policies are harmful to businesses.

PHOTOS: Cowboys And Indians Rail Against Keystone Pipeline

Keystone

All photos: Maria Rada/TRNS

In Ukraine, Biden Pledges $50 Million In Military, Electoral Support

Joe Biden with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk

Burdened with more than $2 billion in Russian energy debts, Prime Minister Yatsenyuk also appealed for U.S. government and private sector energy investment.