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Namibia Economist
Obama urges "a better politics" during a visit to a historic spotON A freezing morning on February 10th 2007, Barack Obama declared his intentio
Obama urges "a better politics" during a visit to a historic spot
Namibia Economist / Posted 9 hours ago
ON A freezing morning on February 10th 2007, Barack Obama declared his intention to run for the presidency on the steps of the old state capitol in Illinois, the very place where Abraham Lincoln gave his “A House Divided " speech against slavery 150... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Chris Christie will suspend presidential campaign after New Hampshire resultChris Christie, the pugnacious governor of New Jersey who staked his 2016 presi
Chris Christie will suspend presidential campaign after New Hampshire result
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Chris Christie, the pugnacious governor of New Jersey who staked his 2016 presidential campaign on a strong showing in the New Hampshire primary, will suspend his candidacy after winning less than 10% of the vote on Tuesday, according to multiple... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
President Obama visits Springfield, IllinoisPresident Obama speaks to Illinois lawmakers in Springfield this afternoon. It
President Obama visits Springfield, Illinois
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted yesterday
President Obama speaks to Illinois lawmakers in Springfield this afternoon. It was nine years ago today when Senator Obama spoke in Springfield to announce he was running for president. The president is expected to promote his final budget proposal... Read more
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The Hill
House bill would block states on encryption legislationTwo lawmakers want to halt state lawmakers from moving on legislation that coul
House bill would block states on encryption legislation
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Two lawmakers want to halt state lawmakers from moving on legislation that could affect encryption standards. Reps. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) and Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) on Wednesday introduced a bill, the so-called Encrypt Act, that would preempt... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Gov. Rauner shares his next focus on Eve of President's VisitSPRINGFIELD – As President Obama prepares to visit the lawmakers in Illinois, G
Gov. Rauner shares his next focus on Eve of President's Visit
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 2 days ago
SPRINGFIELD – As President Obama prepares to visit the lawmakers in Illinois, Governor Rauner wanted to share an update on his next focus with the legislature. Not the turnaround agenda items, but a new push for reform. Tackling reformations for... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Obama confronts a failure of his presidency in Illinois capitalPresidents in the final year of their terms love to highlight their legacies. W
Obama confronts a failure of his presidency in Illinois capital
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Presidents in the final year of their terms love to highlight their legacies. When Barack Obama journeys to the Illinois state capital this week, he'll instead point up one of his presidency's greatest failures. National political divisions and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Why did Chris Christie get down on one knee in N.H today?HUDSON, N.H. — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knelt down in the dust of the
Why did Chris Christie get down on one knee in N.H today?
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
HUDSON, N.H. — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knelt down in the dust of the factory floor here at Gilchrist Metal Fabricating Co. and leaned in close to hear undecided voter Ann Antosca’s question about his plan to reform Social Security. The... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Christy And Others In Final StretchNASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to th
Christy And Others In Final Stretch
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 3 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Candidates ready for first-in-the nation presidential primaryNASHUA - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. Bu
Candidates ready for first-in-the nation presidential primary
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
NASHUA - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he doesn't need... Read more
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Newsmax
Obama Confronts a Failure of His Presidency in Illinois CapitalPresidents in the final year of their terms love to highlight their legacies. W
Obama Confronts a Failure of His Presidency in Illinois Capital
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
Presidents in the final year of their terms love to highlight their legacies. When Barack Obama journeys to the Illinois state capital this week, he’ll instead point up one of his presidency’s greatest failures. National political divisions and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hopefuls in homestretch in N.H.; Clinton in FlintNASHUA, N.H. -- New Hampshire voters will go to the polls Tuesday, but two days
Hopefuls in homestretch in N.H.; Clinton in Flint
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. -- New Hampshire voters will go to the polls Tuesday, but two days before the primary Hillary Clinton was in Michigan, other candidates said their campaigns will go on no matter how they do Tuesday, and Donald Trump said he doesn't need... Read more
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The Alpena News
Christie, others hit final stretch in New HampshireNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to th
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire
The Alpena News / Posted 4 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Christie, others hit final stretch in New HampshireNASHUA, N.H. (AP) — It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to th
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Christie, others hit final stretch in New HampshireNASHUA, N.H. — It’s less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the pol
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire
Savannah Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. — It’s less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he doesn’t... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Christy And Others In Final StretchFrom their movements and remarks on Sunday, you'd think New Hampshire is unimpo
Christy And Others In Final Stretch
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 4 days ago
From their movements and remarks on Sunday, you'd think New Hampshire is unimportant in the race for president. In fact, it's the nation's first primary and the next in a series of clues into what Americans want in their next president. And at least... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Candidates enter the home stretch in New HampshireNASHUA, N.H. — It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the pol
Candidates enter the home stretch in New Hampshire
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. — It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he doesn't... Read more
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Deseret News
Christie, others hit final stretch in New HampshireNASHUA, N.H. — It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the pol
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. — It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he doesn't... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Christie, others hit final stretch in New HampshireNASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to th
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 4 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Christie, others hit final stretch in New HampshireNASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to th
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Christie, others hit final stretch in New HampshireNASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to th
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Christie, others hit final stretch in New HampshireNASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to th
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 4 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire NASHUA, N.H. (AP) -- It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) -- It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no... Read more
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ABC Montana
Christie, others hit final stretch in New HampshireNASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to th
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire
ABC Montana / Posted 4 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Christie, others hit final stretch in New HampshireNASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to th
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Christie, others hit final stretch in New HampshireNASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to th
Christie, others hit final stretch in New Hampshire
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 4 days ago
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - It's less than two days until New Hampshire voters go to the polls. But Hillary Clinton is in Michigan. And other candidates, even Jeb Bush, say their campaigns will go on no matter how they do on Tuesday. Donald Trump says he... Read more
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Breitbart
Christie: Rubio Will ‘Crumble in Front of Hillary Clinton’On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Republican presidential candi
Christie: Rubio Will ‘Crumble in Front of Hillary Clinton’
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Republican presidential candidate Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) said he went after his rival Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) at last night’s ABC News Republican primary debate because the Republicans should not... Read more
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Boston Herald
Baker’s endorsement of Christie sways some votersBEDFORD, N.H. — Bay State Gov. Charlie Baker swayed at least one undecided vote
Baker’s endorsement of Christie sways some voters
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
BEDFORD, N.H. — Bay State Gov. Charlie Baker swayed at least one undecided voter as he officially endorsed Chris Christie in the Republican race for president, saying the New Jersey governor is a man “who understands how to lead.” “Think about the... Read more
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Breitbart
Blue State Blues: The Last Stand of the GovernorsThere are two stories about Republican politics in the Obama era. One story is
Blue State Blues: The Last Stand of the Governors
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
There are two stories about Republican politics in the Obama era. One story is the party’s continued frustration at the national level, not just in losing presidential elections but in failing to stop the Democrats’ agenda even after re-taking... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
States already worry about latest challenge to ObamacareSupreme Court arguments in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act are
States already worry about latest challenge to Obamacare
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Supreme Court arguments in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act are still days away, but already, a sense of impending crisis has hit state officials and patient advocates in many parts of the country. Many worry they have no good... Read more
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asianage
Suu Kyi MPs to form government todayAfter decades of struggle, hundreds of legislators from Aung San Suu Kyi’s camp
Suu Kyi MPs to form government today
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
After decades of struggle, hundreds of legislators from Aung San Suu Kyi’s camp will form Myanmar’s ruling party on Monday, with enough seats in Parliament to choose the first democratically-elected government since the military took power in... Read more
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The Manila Times
New era as Suu Kyi’s novice MPs take officeJanuary 31, 2016 6:50 pm NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar: In a modest dormitory in Myanmar’
New era as Suu Kyi’s novice MPs take office
The Manila Times / Posted 11 days ago
January 31, 2016 6:50 pm NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar: In a modest dormitory in Myanmar’s capital Naypyidaw, novice MP Tin Thit recites a poem he has penned called “No Retreat,” steeling himself to enter Myanmar’s... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New era as Suu Kyi's novice MPs brace for officeNAYPYIDAW (MYANMAR) - In a modest dormitory in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw, nov
New era as Suu Kyi's novice MPs brace for office
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
NAYPYIDAW (MYANMAR) - In a modest dormitory in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw, novice MP Tin Thit recites a poem he has penned called "No Retreat", steeling himself to enter Myanmar's parliament carrying the dreams of a nation left traumatised by army... Read more
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Rappler
New era as Suu Kyi's novice MPs brace for officePOLITICAL SHIFT. In this photo taken on November 8, 2015, a poll official displ
New era as Suu Kyi's novice MPs brace for office
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
POLITICAL SHIFT. In this photo taken on November 8, 2015, a poll official displays a ballot marked for the candidate of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) during poll tabulation in Yangon. File photo by... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
New era as Suu Kyi’s novice MPs brace for office Published: 31 January 2016 12:10 PM National League for Democracy (NLD) part
New era as Suu Kyi’s novice MPs brace for office
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 days ago
Published: 31 January 2016 12:10 PM National League for Democracy (NLD) party leader Aung San Suu Kyi applauds as she attends a farewell ceremony at the Parliament in Naypyitaw. – Reuters pic,... Read more
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Daily Journal
Absent Trump draws scorn at GOP debateThe event took place as the clock winds down until Monday’s Iowa caucuses, whic
Absent Trump draws scorn at GOP debate
Daily Journal / Posted 14 days ago
The event took place as the clock winds down until Monday’s Iowa caucuses, which kicks off the nation’s presidential nominating process. The first Republican presidential primary debate without Donald Trump featured candidates ripping into the... Read more
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Daily News
Suu Kyi's novice MPs learn the ropes in outgoing ParliamentMYANMAR: Hundreds of newly-elected Myanmar MPs from Aung San Suu Kyi's party to
Suu Kyi's novice MPs learn the ropes in outgoing Parliament
Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
MYANMAR: Hundreds of newly-elected Myanmar MPs from Aung San Suu Kyi's party took lessons in lawmaking from the outgoing army-dominated Parliament Wednesday, days before taking their seats in the most democratic legislature for decades. A landslide... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Rauner calls on Dems to cooperateSPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner struck a more cooperative, less combative tone
Rauner calls on Dems to cooperate
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner struck a more cooperative, less combative tone Wednesday in his second State of the State address to the Legislature. Although Rauner continued to promote his Turnaround Agenda, which includes term limits and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Suu Kyi's novice MPs learn ropes in outgoing Myanmar parliamentYANGON: Hundreds of newly-elected Myanmar MPs from Aung San Suu Kyi's party too
Suu Kyi's novice MPs learn ropes in outgoing Myanmar parliament
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
YANGON: Hundreds of newly-elected Myanmar MPs from Aung San Suu Kyi's party took lessons in lawmaking from the outgoing army-dominated parliament on Wednesday (Jan 27), days before taking their seats in the most democratic legislature for decades. A... Read more
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Rappler
Suu Kyi's novice MPs learn ropes in outgoing Myanmar parliamentSUU KYI. Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C), chairperson of Nati
Suu Kyi's novice MPs learn ropes in outgoing Myanmar parliament
Rappler / Posted 15 days ago
SUU KYI. Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (C), chairperson of National League for Democracy (NLD) party, accompanied by party members as she leaves after a regular parliament session at Union Parliament in Naypyitaw, capital of Myanmar,... Read more
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Orange County Register
History shows single-payer system dead on arrivalAre you feeling the Bern for single-payer health insurance? Presidential candid
History shows single-payer system dead on arrival
Orange County Register / Posted 19 days ago
Are you feeling the Bern for single-payer health insurance? Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont, unveiled his health insurance reform plan just before last Sunday’s Democratic debate. “Bernie’s plan would... Read more
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The News & Observer
Christensen: A tale of two statesmen | News & Observer January 22, 2016 8:41 PM Charles B. Aycock’s reputation
Christensen: A tale of two statesmen
The News & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
| News & Observer January 22, 2016 8:41 PM Charles B. Aycock’s reputation is in decline; George H. White’s is on the rise White will be honored at Duke University on Friday... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
READ: Democratic response to Gov. Haley's State of the State addressState Rep. Mandy Powers Norrell delivered the Democratic response to Gov. Nikki
READ: Democratic response to Gov. Haley's State of the State address
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 21 days ago
State Rep. Mandy Powers Norrell delivered the Democratic response to Gov. Nikki Haley's State of the State address Wednesday night. Norrell laid out the contrast between the Democratic and Republican primaries and proposals Haley outlined. Here is... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Text of Democratic response to SC State of the State speechHello. I am Mandy Powers Norrell and I represent the Southern half of Lancaster
Text of Democratic response to SC State of the State speech
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
Hello. I am Mandy Powers Norrell and I represent the Southern half of Lancaster County in the South Carolina House of Representatives. Like Governor Haley, I was also born and raised in rural South Carolina, and educated in our public schools. But... Read more
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The Oklahoman
It’s been clear for months that the oil economy is hurting, but will Oklahoma see an 1980s repeat?George Nigh well remembers the last time the Oklahoma oil economy tanked — and
It’s been clear for months that the oil economy is hurting, but will Oklahoma see an 1980s repeat?
The Oklahoman / Posted 24 days ago
George Nigh well remembers the last time the Oklahoma oil economy tanked — and the day that seemed to signal hard times ahead. It was July 5, 1982. The former governor was in the midst of running for re-election, heading to a campaign event when... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Christie Unveils Ideas, Leaves NJGov. Chris Christie unveiled plans to re-create a state prison as a drug treatm
Christie Unveils Ideas, Leaves NJ
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 26 days ago
Gov. Chris Christie unveiled plans to re-create a state prison as a drug treatment facility and slash the estate tax but immediately left New Jersey for the presidential campaign trail, raising questions about how he'll push for his... Read more
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Philly.com
Gov. Christie unveils new ideas, then leaves New JerseyTRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie unveiled plans to re-create a state pr
Gov. Christie unveils new ideas, then leaves New Jersey
Philly.com / Posted 26 days ago
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie unveiled plans to re-create a state prison as a drug treatment facility and slash the estate tax but immediately left New Jersey for the presidential campaign trail, raising questions about how he'll push for... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
White House spokesman fires back at Christie for using State of State speech to criticize Obama's addressA White House spokesman fired back at Governor Christie Tuesday after he used h
White House spokesman fires back at Christie for using State of State speech to criticize Obama's address
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 30 days ago
A White House spokesman fired back at Governor Christie Tuesday after he used his State of the State speech in Trenton to deride the speech President Obama would give six hours later as “a lot of hot air” and “a fantasy wish list by a president who... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Work of Joyce panel on hold as Baker calls for probe By Michael Norton and Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- Gov. Cha
Work of Joyce panel on hold as Baker calls for probe
Lowell Sun / Posted 30 days ago
By Michael Norton and Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday said a new Boston Globe story regarding Milton Sen. Brian Joyce's relationship with a former dry... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Rauner: Get rid of court ordersSPRINGFIELD — As he marks the first anniversary of his inauguration, Gov. Bruce
Rauner: Get rid of court orders
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted a month ago
SPRINGFIELD — As he marks the first anniversary of his inauguration, Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday that one of his goals for his second year will be to remove court orders and consent decrees that obligate the state to spend billions on services and... Read more
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ABC News
How Christie Thinks He Can Win: Be Last Governor StandingIn a Republican primary where governors have, by and large, been passed over fo
How Christie Thinks He Can Win: Be Last Governor Standing
ABC News / Posted a month ago
In a Republican primary where governors have, by and large, been passed over for anti-establishment alternatives, New Jersey Gov. Christie has a straightforward goal: be the last governor standing. “Only governors know how to run government,”... Read more
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