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Bill: Let Pets Ride Amtrak

Congressman calls for pet policy on trips shorter than 750 miles

(Newser) - A House lawmaker has come up with a novel way to help Amtrak boost potential passengers: allow furry ones, too. Republican Jeff Denham of California travels by plane with Lily, a French bulldog, but she can't join him on train rides. He's aiming to change that with what... More »

GOP Frosh: Screw Populism, Let's Throw Swank Party!

Furious John Boehner will not attend

(Newser) - John Boehner is not pleased with the kids: While the speaker-elect might prefer his caucus stick to the populist message that won them the House, on the eve of taking it over, a dozen freshman Republicans are throwing a lavish DC fundraiser headlined by LeAnn Rimes. For $2,500, Politico... More »

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