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A House Republican has introduced a bill designed to stop Attorney General Eric Holder from being paid his government salary.

The Washington Post reported on the bill, introduced earlier in April by Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX). It would require the federal government to withhold the pay of any federal official who is found in contempt of Congress by the House or the Senate until that status is rescinded.

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How hostile is Georgia to gun control? The state's presumptive Democratic nominee for governor recently voted for a bill to let Georgians carry guns in bars, schools, churches and government buildings. And he's supportive of communities who want to arm teachers.

State Sen. Jason Carter appeared Monday on MSNBC and defended his vote for the pro-gun bill, which Gov. Nathan Deal (R), who is running for reelection in November, intends to sign into law this week.

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The United Auto Workers Union has decided to drop its push for another vote on allowing workers at a Volkswagen AG plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee to unionize.

"The UAW is ready to put February's tainted election in the rearview mirror and instead focus on advocating for new jobs and economic investment in Chattanooga," Bob King, the UAW president, said according to The Wall Street Journal.

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