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Daily Mail
UN human rights expert recommends changes in how US handles protestsand Phoenix. He said he had 'a long, good meeting' about police reform with of
UN human rights expert recommends changes in how US handles protests
Daily Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
and Phoenix. He said he had 'a long, good meeting' about police reform with officials from the Justice Department's civil rights division, and called for strengthening the agency's ability to continue pursuing such reforms. Most watched... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Not sure if the overtime rule applies to you? Contact these people.says: It does not cost money, nor do they need an attorney. Employees can also
Not sure if the overtime rule applies to you? Contact these people.
OregonLive.com / Posted 16 hours ago
says: It does not cost money, nor do they need an attorney. Employees can also have informal conversations with either our Civil Rights Division or Wage and Hour Division before deciding whether to formally file with our agency. Our Civil Rights... Read more
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Daily Herald
Zion police shoot driver during vehicle chaseauthorities said. The shooting remains under investigation by the Lake County
Zion police shoot driver during vehicle chase
Daily Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
authorities said. The shooting remains under investigation by the Lake County Major Crime Task Force, per department protocol and state law, officials said. The task force also requested the assistance of the Chicago FBI Civil Rights... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
A dragonfly helps Zachary Hammond’s mother a year after his shootingofficer had escalated the situation but his actions did not rise to the level o
A dragonfly helps Zachary Hammond’s mother a year after his shooting
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted yesterday
officer had escalated the situation but his actions did not rise to the level of a crime. The U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division investigation into the death of Hammond remains open, a spokesman for the Department of Justice said... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Freddie Gray case: What you need to know about the upcoming trial of Baltimore Police Officer Garrett Millerfollowing a career as an assistant city state's attorney and a special litigati
Freddie Gray case: What you need to know about the upcoming trial of Baltimore Police Officer Garrett Miller
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
following a career as an assistant city state's attorney and a special litigation counsel with the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, a role in which he traveled the country trying federal police misconduct cases. What has happened so... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Former Chadbourn employee sues after town manager photographs his backsideEqual Employment Opportunity Commission found evidence to support Johnny King’s
Former Chadbourn employee sues after town manager photographs his backside
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission found evidence to support Johnny King’s claims, and the US Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, informed King in April of his right to sue the Town of Chadbourn. King, the town’s former Public... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
Memphitz Opens Up About A KKK Member Murdering His Fathermessage that such conduct will not be tolerated in our society,” Thomas E. Pere
Memphitz Opens Up About A KKK Member Murdering His Father
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 2 days ago
message that such conduct will not be tolerated in our society,” Thomas E. Perez, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, said of the sentence. “I am hopeful that this sentence will bring some sense of justice for Mickey... Read more
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The New Yorker
Hating HillaryQuayle spearheaded, and which sought to vest the federal government with new po
Hating Hillary
The New Yorker / Posted 3 days ago
Quayle spearheaded, and which sought to vest the federal government with new powers to regulate product liability and other civil litigation.) But if you want to understand how conservatives perceive Mrs. Clinton these matters are ultimately a... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
East TN Dems: Kaine a ‘safe’ but sound VP choiceNewark, N.J., or U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, the former assistant attorn
East TN Dems: Kaine a ‘safe’ but sound VP choice
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Newark, N.J., or U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, the former assistant attorney general for the U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights Division. "Is it a safe choice? Yeah it is, but that's what happens," Mc- Kenzie said. "You have to get someone... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
UMMC to pay $2.75 million fee in federal settlementpatients of a potential data breach in 2013, the University of Mississippi Medi
UMMC to pay $2.75 million fee in federal settlement
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
patients of a potential data breach in 2013, the University of Mississippi Medical Center announced Friday it will pay the civil rights division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services a $2.75 million penalty. The fee is part of a... Read more
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The Hill
Time to terminate nation’s policing crisis once and for allthe Christopher Commission and made startlingly similar recommendations some 30
Time to terminate nation’s policing crisis once and for all
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
the Christopher Commission and made startlingly similar recommendations some 30 years earlier. Additionally, the DOJ’s Civil Rights Division’s investigative findings and consent decrees on policing provide vivid documentation of the problem and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Justice Department: Town discriminated against Muslimsof worship free from unlawful interference and unnecessary barriers,' said Vani
Justice Department: Town discriminated against Muslims
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
of worship free from unlawful interference and unnecessary barriers,' said Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division. The Department 'will continue to challenge unjustified local zoning actions around the country when... Read more
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CBC.ca
Veepstakes: Who are the front-runners to be Hillary Clinton's running mate?with Hispanic voters amid Trump's difficulties courting the same demographic.
Veepstakes: Who are the front-runners to be Hillary Clinton's running mate?
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
with Hispanic voters amid Trump's difficulties courting the same demographic. He has led the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division. He also has strong ties to organized labour and investigated the Trayvon Martin shooting. U.S. Labour... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Chicago city lawyers don't hide evidencedeflect bad publicity from the mayor. But the 70-page report released after a s
Chicago city lawyers don't hide evidence
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
deflect bad publicity from the mayor. But the 70-page report released after a six-month review of the city law department's civil rights division by former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb appears to reject such assertions. "We did not find evidence... Read more
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Daily Herald
No pattern of thwarting evidence by Chicago lawyersexcessive-force lawsuits. Those findings were released Thursday following a si
No pattern of thwarting evidence by Chicago lawyers
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
excessive-force lawsuits. Those findings were released Thursday following a six-month review of the city law department's civil rights division by former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb. Private attorneys have alleged that taxpayer-funded city attorneys... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Chicago city lawyers don't hide evidencedeflect bad publicity from the mayor. But the 70-page report released after a s
Chicago city lawyers don't hide evidence
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 days ago
deflect bad publicity from the mayor. But the 70-page report released after a six-month review of the city law department's civil rights division by former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb appears to reject such assertions. "We did not find evidence... Read more
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The Washington Times
Justice Department sues Pennsylvania town for rejecting mosqueand unnecessary barriers,” said Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Van
Justice Department sues Pennsylvania town for rejecting mosque
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
and unnecessary barriers,” said Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. “The Department of Justice will continue to challenge unjustified local zoning actions around the... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Clinton's VP shortlist: Tom Perez, the last liberal standingcare about today, and Perez likely has some accomplishment to point to on it. W
Clinton's VP shortlist: Tom Perez, the last liberal standing
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 6 days ago
care about today, and Perez likely has some accomplishment to point to on it. While leading the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division and later the Labor Department, Perez has been a utility player in the Obama administration on some of... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Clinton's VP shortlist: Tom Perez, the last liberal standingcare about today, and Perez likely has some accomplishment to point to on it. W
Clinton's VP shortlist: Tom Perez, the last liberal standing
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
care about today, and Perez likely has some accomplishment to point to on it. While leading the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division and later the Labor Department, Perez has been a utility player in the Obama administration on some of... Read more
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Brandon Sun
No pattern of thwarting evidence by Chicago lawyersdeflect bad publicity from the mayor. But the 70-page report released after a s
No pattern of thwarting evidence by Chicago lawyers
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
deflect bad publicity from the mayor. But the 70-page report released after a six-month review of the city law department's civil rights division by former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb appears to reject such assertions. "We did not find evidence... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
No pattern of thwarting evidence by Chicago lawyersexcessive-force lawsuits. Those findings were released Thursday following a si
No pattern of thwarting evidence by Chicago lawyers
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 6 days ago
excessive-force lawsuits. Those findings were released Thursday following a six-month review of the city law department's civil rights division by former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb. Private attorneys have alleged that taxpayer-funded city attorneys... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
What changes are needed at City Hall's Law Department?The civil rights division of Chicago's Law Department does not have a culture o
What changes are needed at City Hall's Law Department?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
The civil rights division of Chicago's Law Department does not have a culture of purposely concealing evidence, but a review of old cases did turn up another instance of intentional misconduct, according to a new report by former U.S. Attorney Dan... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Tom Perez, the Last Liberal Standing on Clinton's VP Shortlistcare about today, and Perez likely has some accomplishment to point to on it. W
Tom Perez, the Last Liberal Standing on Clinton's VP Shortlist
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 6 days ago
care about today, and Perez likely has some accomplishment to point to on it. While leading the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division and later the Labor Department, Perez has been a utility player in the Obama administration on some of... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Tom Perez, the Last Liberal Standing on Clinton's VP Shortlistcare about today, and Perez likely has some accomplishment to point to on it. W
Tom Perez, the Last Liberal Standing on Clinton's VP Shortlist
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 6 days ago
care about today, and Perez likely has some accomplishment to point to on it. While leading the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division and later the Labor Department, Perez has been a utility player in the Obama administration on some of... Read more
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NBC News
The Last Liberal Standing on Clinton's VP Shortlistcare about today, and Perez likely has some accomplishment to point to on it. W
The Last Liberal Standing on Clinton's VP Shortlist
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
care about today, and Perez likely has some accomplishment to point to on it. While leading the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division and later the Labor Department, Perez has been a utility player in the Obama administration on some of... Read more
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Brandon Sun
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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Orange County Register
Sources: Clinton VP search focus is Sen Tim Kaine, Agriculture Secretary Vilsack, Labor Secretary Tom Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
Sources: Clinton VP search focus is Sen Tim Kaine, Agriculture Secretary Vilsack, Labor Secretary Tom Perez
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department’s civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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Business Insider
Sources say Hillary Clinton has narrowed her VP search down to three main contendersrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
Sources say Hillary Clinton has narrowed her VP search down to three main contenders
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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New York Post
Clinton’s VP list is down to three contendersrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
Clinton’s VP list is down to three contenders
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department’s civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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Boston Globe
Clinton running mate search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez, reports AProle as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
Clinton running mate search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez, reports AP
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department’s civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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The Mercury News
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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Breitbart
Marilyn Mosby: Insanity Definedthis time. The words of Judge Barry G. Williams, an African American who forme
Marilyn Mosby: Insanity Defined
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
this time. The words of Judge Barry G. Williams, an African American who formerly worked in the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, must be ringing in the ears of the failed State’s Attorney and her embarrassed prosecutors, his... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
WSMV Nashville / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Clinton's VP choice down to Kaine, Vilsack and Perez, AP sources sayrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
Clinton's VP choice down to Kaine, Vilsack and Perez, AP sources say
KGTV San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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Boston Globe
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department’s civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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Philly.com
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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Salon.com
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department’s civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department's civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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The Seattle Times
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perezrole as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the h
AP sources: Clinton VP search focus is Kaine, Vilsack, Perez
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
role as a federal prosecutor, a top aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy and the head of the Justice Department’s civil rights division. Both Vilsack and Kaine have been through the process before. Vilsack was among the final group... Read more
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