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Rep. Paige Kreegel, R-Punta Gorda, right answers a question about the abortion bill during session while Rep. Nicholas Thompson, R-Fort Myers, background, in this April 30, 2010 file photo in Tallahassee, Fla.

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Rep. Paige Kreegel, R-Punta Gorda, right answers a question about the abortion bill during session while Rep. Nicholas Thompson, R-Fort Myers, background, in this April 30, 2010 file photo in Tallahassee, Fla.

Super-PAC Helps Florida’s Kreegel With TV, Mail

A million-dollar super-political action committee funded by two donors who aided Florida Republican Paige Kreegel’s losing 2012 House campaign has paid for television ads and mail pieces promoting Kreegel in a special primary next month. Kreegel is a “true conservative,”...

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A man sits in front of the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on October 1, 2013.

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A man sits in front of the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC, on October 1, 2013.

Shutdown: Day One

Updated at 9:39 am through 5:53 pm EDT With David Lerman reporting from the Pentagon  The House’s Republicans have come up with another non-starter in the stalled budget talks with the Democratic-run Senate. The White House says President Barack Obama...

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A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee pushes a cart full of mail from a postal delivery truck in New York on Nov. 15, 2012.

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A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee pushes a cart full of mail from a postal delivery truck in New York on Nov. 15, 2012.

Junk-Mail Relief — Bad for Business

This isn’t the kind of help the U.S. Postal Service had in mind when it asked Congress to pass a bill affecting it before adjourning for the year. The House, which hasn’t acted on a broad postal reform bill proposed...

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A letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service delivering mail to a residence in Washington after a powerful storm.

Photograph by Evan Vucci/AP Photo

A letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service delivering mail to a residence in Washington after a powerful storm.

Free Mail for Congress: $45 Million

Lawmakers intent on dictating how the U.S. Postal Service cuts billions from its spending are among those helping themselves to a favorite congressional perk: free mail. U.S. House members sent more than $45 million worth of such mail in 2010...

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