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J Weekly
VIDEO: In Nevada primary, Muslim facing Jew says he was passed over for his faithCome November, voters in the suburban Las Vegas district of Henderson, Nevada,
VIDEO: In Nevada primary, Muslim facing Jew says he was passed over for his faith
J Weekly / Posted 14 hours ago
Come November, voters in the suburban Las Vegas district of Henderson, Nevada, may well elect to Congress Jacky Rosen, a software developer and president of her synagogue. A Jordanian-American lawyer says her win would be at his expense, and it’s... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
CT GOP Lawmakers Embrace TrumpThe top two Republicans in the Connecticut General Assembly say Donald Trump's
CT GOP Lawmakers Embrace Trump
NBC Connecticut / Posted yesterday
The top two Republicans in the Connecticut General Assembly say Donald Trump's soaring popularity and landslide victory in the Connecticut Presidential Primary need to be embraced by voters across Connecticut. While both Rep. Themis Klarides and... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, April 27, 2016 JUCO tourney, players and volunteers deserve to be above the fray The JUCO d
Email letters, April 27, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
JUCO tourney, players and volunteers deserve to be above the fray The JUCO decision was correct. It’s about baseball. A college world series. It’s about the kids that will get to play for a National Championship. It’s... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
HIGH PROFILE: Thomas Bryant CottonDARDANELLE -- Many have said much, personally and under the banners of masthead
HIGH PROFILE: Thomas Bryant Cotton
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
DARDANELLE -- Many have said much, personally and under the banners of mastheads and networks, about the nation's youngest senator, 38-year-old Tom Cotton. Sometimes the conversation is about his ambition -- how, with no political experience, he was... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Thomas Bryant CottonDARDANELLE -- Many have said much, personally and under the banners of masthead
Thomas Bryant Cotton
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
DARDANELLE -- Many have said much, personally and under the banners of mastheads and networks, about the nation's youngest senator, 38-year-old Tom Cotton. Sometimes the conversation is about his ambition -- how, with no political experience, he was... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
2016 primary election nonpartisan voters guideLeague of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Education Fund Nonpartisan Vot
2016 primary election nonpartisan voters guide
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Education Fund Nonpartisan Voters Guide © 2016 LWVPA — CEF Polls open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. This Voters Guide may be taken into the voting booth. For election information, contact your county Board of... Read more
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NBC News
This Maryland Senate race could make historyBALTIMORE - Rep. Donna Edwards couldn't hide the fact that she is a black woman
This Maryland Senate race could make history
NBC News / Posted 6 days ago
BALTIMORE - Rep. Donna Edwards couldn't hide the fact that she is a black woman running for office even if she wanted to. Standing before a group of mostly black women at a senior center enjoying lunch recently, it's clear she doesn't. Edwards, 57,... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Confederate flag removed from U.S. Capitol tunnelWASHINGTON — State flags, including the controversial Mississippi flag featurin
Confederate flag removed from U.S. Capitol tunnel
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON — State flags, including the controversial Mississippi flag featuring the Confederate battle emblem, will no longer hang in the tunnel at the U.S. Capitol where each had been displayed. Rep. Candice Miller, R-Mich., said Thursday the... Read more
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Washington Post
A transcript of John Kasich’s interview with The Washington Post editorial boardRepublican presidential candidate John Kasich met with The Washington Post edit
A transcript of John Kasich’s interview with The Washington Post editorial board
Washington Post / Posted 8 days ago
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich met with The Washington Post editorial board on April 20. This is a full audio recording of that conversation. (Adriana Usero) FREDERICK RYAN JR., WASHINGTON POST PUBLISHER: Well, Governor, welcome.... Read more
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Roll Call
Harry Reid Backs Maryland Senate CandidateIn an unusual move, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has endorsed Rep. Chris V
Harry Reid Backs Maryland Senate Candidate
Roll Call / Posted 9 days ago
In an unusual move, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has endorsed Rep. Chris Van Hollen for the newly open Senate seat in Maryland. Van Hollen, a Democrat, announced Wednesday he would run for the Senate seat, after Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md.,... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Industry Lauds Passage Of FAA Reauthorization BillLetter Groups United In Their Support Of The Measure Several aviation groups r
Industry Lauds Passage Of FAA Reauthorization Bill
The Aero-News Network / Posted 9 days ago
Letter Groups United In Their Support Of The Measure Several aviation groups representing interests from GA to airlines are praising the passage Tuesday of the FAA Reauthorization Bill in the U.S. Senate on a 95-3 vote. GAMA focused on general... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
A “view” from the Court: Status pendingIt’s the last two-week argument session of the Term, and today is the biggest o
A “view” from the Court: Status pending
SCOTUSblog / Posted 10 days ago
It’s the last two-week argument session of the Term, and today is the biggest of the last group of cases: United States v. Texas, about the Obama administration’s deferred-action program for specified undocumented immigrants. A raucous demonstration... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Scholars agree: Senate leaders don’t have to consider Supreme Court pickThe Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Monday, April 4, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Sc
Scholars agree: Senate leaders don’t have to consider Supreme Court pick
The Record Searchlight / Posted 12 days ago
The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Monday, April 4, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) By William Douglas, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — So what gives Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell the right to block Senate consideration... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Hell After ISISFalah Sabar heard a knock at the door. It was just before midnight in western B
The Hell After ISIS
The Atlantic / Posted 14 days ago
Falah Sabar heard a knock at the door. It was just before midnight in western Baghdad last April and Falah was already in bed, so he sent his son Wissam to answer. Standing in the doorway was a tall young man in jeans who neither shook Wissam’s hand... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado lobbying firm brings clout to DCWASHINGTON —Mitch McConnell and Nancy Pelosi don't agree on much. But the top S
Colorado lobbying firm brings clout to DC
Denver Post / Posted 19 days ago
WASHINGTON —Mitch McConnell and Nancy Pelosi don't agree on much. But the top Senate Republican and the top House Democrat enjoyed one shared interest last fall — celebrating a milestone for a Denver-based law and lobbying firm. The two... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US interested in $81-M money laundering caseMANILA, Philippines - The United States is also investigating the laundering in
US interested in $81-M money laundering case
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The United States is also investigating the laundering in Manila of $81 million in Bangladeshi funds stolen from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Ambassador Philip Goldberg said yesterday. The money found its way to the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Bernie Sanders Says This Puerto Rico Rescue Package Would Just Make Things WorseDemocratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Friday issued
Bernie Sanders Says This Puerto Rico Rescue Package Would Just Make Things Worse
The Huffington Post / Posted 27 days ago
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Friday issued a scathing condemnation of draft legislation in the House of Representatives that aims to provide Puerto Rico with financial relief, taking a harder stance than his... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bill Shorten: the Steven Bradbury of politics? In his eagerness to emulate speed skater Steven Bradbury, Bill Shorten is try
Bill Shorten: the Steven Bradbury of politics?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 30 days ago
In his eagerness to emulate speed skater Steven Bradbury, Bill Shorten is trying to win the next election simply by staying on his feet. But he'll need to offer more than that if he wants to win this... Read more
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The Advocate
Senators, Twittersphere Support Embattled Gay AmbassadorJames "Wally" Brewster, the out ambassador to the Dominican Republican, may not
Senators, Twittersphere Support Embattled Gay Ambassador
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
James "Wally" Brewster, the out ambassador to the Dominican Republican, may not be popular with Catholic leaders, but two powerful legislators and many on Twitter think he's doing a good job. U.S. Reps. Joe Kennedy (D-Mass.) and Jan Schakowsky... Read more
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New Kerala
Re-drafting for Resolution - newkerala.com #41449On March 9, 2016, the Sri Lankan Parliament unanimously, without a vote, approv
Re-drafting for Resolution - newkerala.com #41449
New Kerala / Posted a month ago
On March 9, 2016, the Sri Lankan Parliament unanimously, without a vote, approved the change of the present Parliament into a Constitutional Assembly (CA) to draft a new Constitution for the island nation, declaring, "Parliament resolved this day to... Read more

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