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  1. GOP Bill Addresses Prescription Painkiller Abuse; Democrats Want Tougher Bill

    Iowapublicradio.org - Iowa (IA) 03.28 / 21:16 iowapublicradio.org
    Legislation to address Iowa’s deadly opioid epidemic passed the Iowa House today by a wide margin, but lawmakers turned down a Democratic amendment to make it harder to fraudulently acquire prescription painkillers. The bill will require all doctors to register with the state’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. The Democratic amendment would have required physicians not just to register but to routinely check the database to make sure a patient isn’t fraudulently getting multiple presc…
  2. Democratic senator asks drugmakers about opioid sales plans

    Dailyrecordnews.com - Business 03.28 / 21:15 dailyrecordnews.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator is seeking marketing information, sales records and studies from manufacturers of the top-selling opioid products in the United States to determine whether drugmakers have contributed to an overuse of the pain k…
  3. Democratic senator asks drugmakers about opioid sales plans

    Billingsgazette.com - Business 03.28 / 21:14 billingsgazette.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator is seeking marketing information, sales records and studies from manufacturers of the top-selling opioid products in the United States to determine whether drugmakers have contributed to an overuse of the pain k…
  4. Democrat to Steve King: ‘Babies’ comment ‘demonization’

    Gantdaily.com - Pennsylvania (PA) 03.28 / 21:13 gantdaily.com
    A House hearing on immigration policy got heated Tuesday when a Democratic lawmaker attacked GOP Rep. Steve King for controversial comments he made about immigrants — as King sat a few feet away. Democratic Illinois Rep. Luis Gutierrez delivered a monologue about the need for comprehensive immigration reform, accusing his colleagues of not seeking solutions…
  5. EXCLUSIVE: As Democratic Attorneys General Target Trump, Republican AGs Target Them

    Ctnewsjunkie.com - Politics 03.28 / 21:12 ctnewsjunkie.com
    (Reuters) — For years the national political organizations of both Democratic and Republican state attorneys general observed an agreement not to target the other party’s incumbent office-holders in…
  6. Democrats Display Anti-Religious Bigotry During Iowa House Floor Debate

    State Representatives Mary Mascher (D-Iowa City) and Sharon Steckman (D-Mason) vilified a 21-year-old Christian residential facility in Ft. Dodge,…
  7. Democratic senator asks drugmakers about opioid sales plans

    Cbs8.com - Business 03.28 / 21:08 cbs8.com
    A Democratic senator says she is looking into whether drugmakers are contributing to an overuse of painkillers by…
  8. Democrat announces mayoral bid

    Pressconnects.com - Binghamton 03.28 / 21:06 www.pressconnects.com
    Michael Treiman announced Tuesday he's running for…
  9. CNU Poll Shows Tight Race for Democrats in Gubernatorial Race

    Nbc29.com-VA 03.28 / 21:04 www.nbc29.com
    According to a new poll from Christopher Newport University, Democrats are neck in neck while there is a clear leader among Republicans in the race for Virginia’s…
  10. Democratic senator asks drugmakers about opioid sales plans

    SFgate.com-Politics 03.28 / 20:59 sfgate.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator is seeking marketing information, sales records and studies from manufacturers of the top-selling opioid products in the United States to determine whether drugmakers have contributed to an overuse of the pain killers. Some of the records she is asking for from the five companies include the sales rep expenses for entertaining physicians, payments made to health care advocacy groups, as well as marketing and business plans. Last September, The A…
  11. Democratic senator asks drugmakers about opioid sales plans

    Media.wben.com - Buffalo 03.28 / 20:48 media.wben.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Democratic senator is seeking marketing information, sales records and studies from manufacturers of the top-selling opioid products in the United States to determine whether drugmakers have contributed to an overuse of the pain…
  12. Alumnus Michael J. Sharp among confirmed dead in Democratic Republic of Congo

    Emu.edu - Education & Family 03.28 / 20:08 mywebtimes.com
    Michael J. “M.J.” Sharp ‘05, a United Nations official kidnapped with five others in the Democratic Republic of Congo two weeks ago, has been confirmed as deceased by the Congo…
  13. House Democrat dismisses Muslim woman’s charge against his Muslim staffer, citing Islamophobia

    Bizpacreview.com - Lifestyle 03.28 / 20:05 bizpacreview.com
    “My stepchildren captivated me in house for a long time … "…
  14. Democrats elect Perez party chairman on second ballot

    Columbuspost.com - Columbus 03.28 / 19:59 columbuspost.com
    Perez, the first Latino to hold the post, edged Rep. Keith Ellison on the second round of voting by Democratic National Committee members gathered in…
  15. Democrats demand the FCC tackle cybersecurity

    Engadget - News 03.28 / 19:48 engadget.com
    Two Democrats in Congress are imploring FCC head Ajit Pai to address cybersecurity issues in the United States, arguing vulnerabilities in cellular networks infringe on citizens' liberties and pose a "serious threat" to national security. Sen. Ron…
  16. Democrat Claims She is More “Patriotic” than Trump Supporters on House Floor [VIDEO]

    LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: By Kody Fairfield  Apparently, Rep. Maxine Waters doesn’t think to much of the “patriotism” of Trump supporters. On Monday night, the Democrat from California took to the House floor to “played the race card and the patriotism card against supporters of the president,” explained the American Mirror. WATCH: “Mr. Speaker, my position […] The post Democrat Claims She is More “Patriotic” than Trump Supporters on Hou…
  17. Oregon Democrats say abortion bill still on table

    Columbian.com - WA 03.28 / 19:05 columbian.com
    SALEM, Ore. — Democratic lawmakers in Salem say last week’s failure of the GOP health care overhaul hasn’t changed their plans to protect women’s access to abortions under their insurance plans…
  18. Democrat County Convention is Saturday

    Haywood County Democrats will convene on Saturday, April 1, to elect party leaders for the next two years during the annual County Convention at the USDA Agricultural Center, 589 Raccoon Road, Waynesville. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and a pancake breakfast will be served prior to the start of the business session at 9 a.m. Convention delegates will be asked to cast votes following the presentation of a…
  19. Former Republican gets Democrat nomination for Fairfield special election

    Former Republican gets Democrat nomination for Fairfield special election FAIRFIELD — A fired up Democratic Town Committee unanimously and enthusiastically endorsed Kevin Kiley — a former Republican — to run for a seat on the Board of Selectmen in the June 6 special election. “I love Fairfield, it’s my home and a special place to raise a family,” Kiley said, as he accepted the nomination Monday night. Republican Ed Bateson was appointed by Tymniak and First Selectman Mike Tetreau to fill…
  20. Five Things the Democrats Could Do to Save Their Party (But Probably Won't)

    Opednews.com - Politics 03.28 / 18:57 opednews.com
    Democrats need to stop disappearing between elections. Campaigns are exhausting and it's natural to want to catch one's breath and conduct a postmortem to determine what went well and wrong. But it's gotten to the point that the only time left-of-center voters hear from the Democratic Party is the year of a major election, for the most part only a few months before November and then only to ask for…