Archive for September 28th, 2013

VVDailyPress: Mitzelfelt takes job with DOE, ends assembly run


September 27, 2013 5:53 PM

VICTORVILLE • After two decades in politics, former county Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt said Friday that he is ending his exploratory state assembly campaign and moving to Kentucky to work as a public affairs contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy.

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By Lisa Mascaro and Michael A. Memoli
September 27, 2013, 2:00 p.m.

WASHINGTON – The legislation the Senate passed Friday to prevent a government shutdown landed with a thud in the House, where the Republican majority has no clear strategy for ending the standoff threatening to close shutter the government at midnight Monday.

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WashPost: Obamacare fight reenergizes tea party movement

By Matea Gold
September 27, 2013

The clash in Congress over efforts to derail President Obama’s health-care law has lit up tea party groups across the country, reenergizing activists who had drifted away from the movement while intensifying the divisions tearing at the Republican Party.

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