Blue Dog Coalition

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Name: Blue Dog Coalition
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

REP. MIKE THOMPSON STATEMENT ON DOT’S NEWLY ANNOUNCED CRUDE BY RAIL REGULATIONS

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) today issued the following statement on the Department of Transportation's new proposed crude by rail regulations:"These new regulations are a step in the right direction. They address concerns laid out ... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

REP. MIKE THOMPSON HOSTS OVERSIGHT MEETING WITH VA UNDERSECRETARY FOR BENEFITS ALLISON HICKEY, VA’S OAKLAND REGIONAL OFFICE DIRECTOR JULIANNA BOOR

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) today hosted a meeting with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Undersecretary for Benefits Allison Hickey and Julianna Boor, the new Director of the VA's Oakland Regional Office. Thompson and his Northern ... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

REP. MIKE THOMPSON ANNOUNCES $325,000 GRANT FOR SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5), a member of the bipartisan TRIO Caucus, today announced a $325,000 U.S. Department of Education grant for Sonoma State University’s (SSU) TRIO program. Federal TRIO programs are outreach and student services ... [Published Congressman Mike Thompson - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

REP. MIKE THOMPSON ANNOUNCES $222,000 GRANT FOR RIPTIDE BIOSCIENCE, INC.

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) today announced a $222,179 Small Business Innovation Research grant for Riptide Bioscience, INC. Riptide Bioscience, INC. is based in Vallejo on Mare Island. The grant, from the National Eye Institute (NEI), ... [Published Congressman Mike Thompson - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Thompson to hold vet/military town hall meeting in American Canyon

U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, plans a town hall meeting in American Canyon on Monday for veterans, service members and their families from his 5th Congressional District, the congressman's office announced.At the event, which is scheduled from ... [Published Vallejo Times-Herald - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

THOMPSON INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO RENAME VALLEJO POST OFFICE AFTER PHILMORE GRAHAM

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) introduced H.R. 5106, bipartisan legislation that would designate the United States Postal facility located at 100 Admiral Callaghan Lane in Vallejo as the “Philmore Graham Post Office Building.” Every ... [Published Congressman Mike Thompson - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Homeland Security Secretary to Meet With Blue Dog Democrats

By Posted at 1:12 p.m. July 14Johnson will meet with the Blue Dog Coalition on Monday night. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson will meet with Blue Dog Democrats on Monday evening, sources confirmed to CQ Roll ... [Published Roll Call Online - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Democratic super PAC invests in John Barrow in Georgia

A Democratic super PAC Patriot Majority invested $46,000 in television advertising for the reelection of U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Ga) in Georgia’s 12th congressional district, and released an ad available online starting Monday. The spot, which underscores ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

W.H. officials to talk migrants on Hill

The Obama administration is stepping up its sales pitch on Capitol Hill this week, hoping to convince lawmakers to approve $3.7 billion to combat the growing child migrant crisis before Washington’s August recess.On Wednesday, Homeland Security Secretary ... [Published Politico - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

CHAIRMAN THOMPSON STATEMENT ON NEW POLL SHOWING OVERWHELMING SUPPORT FOR BACKGROUND CHECKS

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5), chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, released the following statement on today’s Quinnipiac University Poll  that found 92 percent of American voters, including 92 percent of gun owners, ... [Published Congressman Mike Thompson - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

THOMPSON STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT HOBBY LOBBY DECISION

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) released the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled that for-profit corporations are allowed to exclude birth control ... [Published Congressman Mike Thompson - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Limits of America's Political Parties

To fill the vacuum created by Eric Cantor’s sudden defeat as House Majority Leader, the Republican House Caucus will meet today behind closed doors to elect a new majority whip and majority leader. While the majority leader position looks to follow a ... [Published American Spectator - Jun 19 2014]

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...at the Oakland VA office, and the mess we've recently witnessed at several other VA offices across our country is unacceptable," said Thompson. "I believe that Undersecretary Hickey and Director Boor are committed to solving this problem. As a veteran myself, I will not stop working with the VA and my colleagues in Congress until we make sure that all of our nation's veterans are getting the care and benefits they've earned in a timely manner. These oversight meetings are a good way for us to keep a finger on the pulse of the VA's improvements."
"These new regulations are a step in the right direction. They address concerns laid out in the letter I sent Secretary Foxx earlier this month, and will help make sure crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken region is shipped in a safer manner. However, there is more that should be done. Public safety is priority number one, and that's why we need to make sure our first responders have all the information they need to quickly and effectively address emergency situations."
"I don't have to raise more money than he raises" he said. "I just have to raise enough.''
...program plays a vital role in our community and I am pleased to see our program continue to receive substantial federal support," Miller said.  "Head Start helps disadvantaged children and their families, and that's good for our overall community."

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REP. MIKE THOMPSON HOSTS OVERSIGHT MEETING WITH... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
REP. MIKE THOMPSON STATEMENT ON DOT’S NEWLY ANN... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
REP. MIKE THOMPSON ANNOUNCES $222,000 GRANT FOR... [Published Congressman Mike Thompson - Jul 23 2014]
REP. MIKE THOMPSON ANNOUNCES $325,000 GRANT FOR... [Published Congressman Mike Thompson - Jul 23 2014]
Stephen Wolf's US House Race Ratings 07/2014 [Published Daily Kos - Jul 21 2014]
Thompson to hold vet/military town hall meeting... [Published Vallejo Times-Herald - Jul 19 2014]
THOMPSON INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO RENAME VALLE... [Published Congressman Mike Thompson - Jul 15 2014]
Cuellar, Cornyn: Clock ticking on bill [Published Politico - Jul 15 2014]
Democratic super PAC invests in John Barrow in ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 15 2014]
W.H. officials to talk migrants on Hill [Published Politico - Jul 14 2014]
Homeland Security Secretary to Meet With Blue D... [Published Roll Call Online - Jul 14 2014]
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Why is the ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 11 2014]
CHAIRMAN THOMPSON STATEMENT ON NEW POLL SHOWING... [Published Congressman Mike Thompson - Jul 04 2014]
THOMPSON STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT HOBBY LOBBY... [Published Congressman Mike Thompson - Jun 30 2014]
Mississippi Democrat faces long odds against Se... [Published Shreveport Times - Jun 28 2014]
REP. MIKE THOMPSON ANNOUNCES $1.2 MILLION HEAD ... [Published Congressman Mike Thompson - Jun 27 2014]
THOMPSON STATEMENT ON THE EXTENSION OF MORE MAR... [Published Congressman Mike Thompson - Jun 21 2014]
House Democrats Overwhelmingly Vote Against Fun... [Published Roll Call Online - Jun 20 2014]
Old Trick vs. Blue Dog [Published Factcheck - Jun 20 2014]
REPS. MIKE THOMPSON, JARED HUFFMAN ANNOUNCE $2.... [Published Congressman Mike Thompson - Jun 19 2014]
The Limits of America's Political Parties [Published American Spectator - Jun 19 2014]
THOMPSON STATEMENT ON EXECUTIVE ORDER BANNING D... [Published Congressman Mike Thompson - Jun 17 2014]
Election 2014: Meet the Democratic candidates f... [Published Madras Pioneer - Apr 30 2014]
Ten years of political progress. And yes, we've... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 18 2014]
Defeat May Sting, But UAW Has Piles of Politica... [Published Capital Eye - Feb 20 2014]
House retirements shrink the political center [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Jan 16 2014]
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Ten years of political progress. And yes, we've... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 18 2014]
This was a thing.Ten years ago, in 2004, we had a 51-49 Republican Senate. But the fact that Republican Bill Frist ran the joint wasn't the worst of it. Because look at this motley crew on our side of the aisle: Max Baucus, Evan Bayh, John Breaux, Tom ...
Defeat May Sting, But UAW Has Piles of Politica... [Published Capital Eye - Feb 20 2014]
The United Auto Workers' defeat in Chattanooga, Tenn., last week, when a majority of workers at a Volkswagen plant voted not to unionize, was a blow to a broader campaign to shore up and grow the labor movement in the South. Over the past few decades, ...
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