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AllAfrica.com
Business Unusual - Buhari Shuns Critics - Sets Up Kitchen Cabinet of Like-MindsMuhammad Last week, President Muhammadu Buhari, through his Special Adviser on
Business Unusual - Buhari Shuns Critics - Sets Up Kitchen Cabinet of Like-Minds
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Muhammad Last week, President Muhammadu Buhari, through his Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina, announced the appointments of Pastor and Engineer Babachir David Lawal, popularly known as BD Lawal, as the new Secretary to the... Read more
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Salon.com
The GOP’s stunning new attack on America’s national forestsThis article originally appeared on Two Republican bills currently making thei
The GOP’s stunning new attack on America’s national forests
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
This article originally appeared on Two Republican bills currently making their way through Congress should anger any American who cares about the nation’s forests. Introduced this summer, both bills are pro-industry and anti-environment — and seek... Read more
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Deseret News
Women’s equality — 95 years laterOn Aug. 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote,
Women’s equality — 95 years later
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
On Aug. 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote, officially became part of the United States Constitution. Yesterday marks the anniversary of this historic achievement that deserves recognition, celebration and a... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Military Officers Come Out Strongly Against Nuclear Iran DealPresident Obama and fellow supporters of the Nuclear Iran Deal boasted that it
Military Officers Come Out Strongly Against Nuclear Iran Deal
The Jewish Press / Posted 5 days ago
President Obama and fellow supporters of the Nuclear Iran Deal boasted that it must be the right deal because they were able to gather 36 military officers to endorse it. Well, a group of five volunteers in less than a week were able to gather more... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Battle of Bayelsa - of Development Issues Versus Political InsultsTHE defection of several stakeholders of Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples D
Battle of Bayelsa - of Development Issues Versus Political Insults
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
THE defection of several stakeholders of Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the All Progressives Congress (APC), has further raised apprehensions about the December 5, 2015 governorship election in the state. The... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. Democratic Senate leader Reid backs Iran nuclear dealU.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talks to reporters during a new c
U.S. Democratic Senate leader Reid backs Iran nuclear deal
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) talks to reporters during a new conference following party policy lunch meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington August 4, 2015. WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid on Sunday endorsed... Read more
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Roll Call
Despite Side Deal Report, Support Lines Up for Iran Deal Nadler is the latest Democrat to back the Iran deal. (CQ Roll Call File Photo
Despite Side Deal Report, Support Lines Up for Iran Deal
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
Nadler is the latest Democrat to back the Iran deal. (CQ Roll Call File Photo) Despite revelations this week of a previously undisclosed side deal, despite face-to-face entreaties from... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Congressman Nadler comes out in support of Iran nuke agreementRep. Jerrold Nadler speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill. A key Democra
Congressman Nadler comes out in support of Iran nuke agreement
Crain's New York Business / Posted 11 days ago
Rep. Jerrold Nadler speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill. A key Democratic congressman said Friday he is backing the nuclear deal with Iran after President Barack Obama wrote him a personal letter saying the U.S. has options to curb Iran if... Read more
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J Weekly
Jewish lawmakers in DC face off on Iran dealThere are 28 Jewish members of Congress: 26 Democrats, one independent who cauc
Jewish lawmakers in DC face off on Iran deal
J Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
There are 28 Jewish members of Congress: 26 Democrats, one independent who caucuses with the Democrats and one Republican. Nine of them are senators and 19 are representatives. Nine back the Iran deal, seven oppose it and 12 are undecided as of Aug.... Read more
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The Manila Times
Julian Bond, famed US civil rights activist, dies aged 75dies aged 75August 17, 2015 9:40 am WASHINGTON: Pioneering US civil rights act
Julian Bond, famed US civil rights activist, dies aged 75
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
dies aged 75August 17, 2015 9:40 am WASHINGTON: Pioneering US civil rights activist Julian Bond, who once chaired the board of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), has died. He was 75. Bond died late... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Julian Bond, famed US civil rights activist, dies aged 75 Published: 17 August 2015 8:19 AM Julian Bond, Chairman of the NAACP, applau
Julian Bond, famed US civil rights activist, dies aged 75
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 15 days ago
Published: 17 August 2015 8:19 AM Julian Bond, Chairman of the NAACP, applauds during a key-note speech by the groups President and CEO Kweisi Mfume at the 90th annual convention in New York... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
The race is on: Cruz Bush Huckabee Walker round out Atlanta conference - ATLANTA — State Rep. Sam Teasley R-Marietta said while he is backing Mike Huckabee for president it was Ted Cruz who received the most enthusiastic response from the RedState...The race is on: Cruz, Bush, Huckabee, Walker round out Atlanta conference ATLA
The race is on: Cruz Bush Huckabee Walker round out Atlanta conference - ATLANTA — State Rep. Sam Teasley R-Marietta said while he is backing Mike Huckabee for president it was Ted Cruz who received the most enthusiastic response from the RedState...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 22 days ago
The race is on: Cruz, Bush, Huckabee, Walker round out Atlanta conference ATLANTA — State Rep. Sam Teasley, R-Marietta, said while he is backing Mike Huckabee for president, it was Ted Cruz who received the most enthusiastic response from the... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Does Schumer's Iran deal opposition matter?Sen. Chuck Schumer's rebuke of President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran
Does Schumer's Iran deal opposition matter?
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 24 days ago
Sen. Chuck Schumer's rebuke of President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran is stinging but isn't likely enough to derail the historic accord. The Republican-controlled Congress is expected to pass a measure disapproving of the deal, which Obama... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
The race for the White Housepresidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio hope to connect Tuesday with C
The race for the White House
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 27 days ago
presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio hope to connect Tuesday with Christian conservatives, a key group of voters in the early primary states of Iowa and South Carolina.More >> Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush vowed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obama At Yali Presidential Summit Town HallRemarks by the President at the Young African Leaders Initiative Summit Town Ha
Obama At Yali Presidential Summit Town Hall
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Remarks by the President at the Young African Leaders Initiative Summit Town Hall: THE PRESIDENT: Well, hello, everybody! (Applause.) AUDIENCE: Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday, Mr. President, happy birthday to you!... Read more
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19 Action News Cleveland
The race for the White HouseDebate stage drama: GOP awaits top 10 announcementDebate stage drama: GOP await
The race for the White House
19 Action News Cleveland / Posted 28 days ago
Debate stage drama: GOP awaits top 10 announcementDebate stage drama: GOP awaits top 10 announcement The jam-packed Republican presidential field will shrink considerably for the first formal debate of the 2016 primary season when Fox News announces... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Obama issues challenge on climate change with power plant ruleWASHINGTON — President Barack Obama challenged America and the world to step up
Obama issues challenge on climate change with power plant rule
Bangor Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama challenged America and the world to step up efforts to fight global warming on Monday at the formal unveiling of his administration’s controversial, ramped-up plan to cut carbon emissions from U.S. power... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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FOX News Chicago
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
FOX News Chicago / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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Boston Herald
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. — The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced o
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. — The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The Latest... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
WSMV Nashville / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
New Jersey Herald / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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Salon.com
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 billMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party’s jam-packed presidential class fa
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 bill
Salon.com / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party’s jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here’s The... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
KWWL Iowa / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Pataki says GOP must unite around ideas in 2016
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 billMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 bill
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 billMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 bill
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 billMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 bill
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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FOX News Chicago
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 billMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 bill
FOX News Chicago / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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Boston Herald
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 billMANCHESTER, N.H. — The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced o
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 bill
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. — The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The Latest... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 billMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 bill
WSMV Nashville / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 billMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 bill
New Jersey Herald / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 billMANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class fa
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 bill
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 28 days ago
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 billThe Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in
Santorum says Fiorina good choice for $20 bill
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 28 days ago
The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faced off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. Here's The Latest from the forum at... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Obama unveils plan to cut carbon emissionsWASHINGTON - President Barack Obama challenged America and the world to step up
Obama unveils plan to cut carbon emissions
Calgary Sun / Posted 28 days ago
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama challenged America and the world to step up efforts to fight global warming on Monday at the formal unveiling of his administration's controversial, ramped-up plan to cut carbon emissions from U.S. power... Read more
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Reuters
Democrats see 'fire wall' holding to preserve Iran dealWASHINGTON U.S. backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increasingly confident of
Democrats see 'fire wall' holding to preserve Iran deal
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON U.S. backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increasingly confident of enough Democratic support to ensure it survives review by Congress, despite fierce opposition by majority Republicans and a massive lobbying drive. By the time the House... Read more
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TribLIVE
Democrats see ‘firewall’ preserving Iran nuclear dealWASHINGTON — Backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increasingly confident of eno
Democrats see ‘firewall’ preserving Iran nuclear deal
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
WASHINGTON — Backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increasingly confident of enough Democratic support to ensure it survives review by Congress, despite fierce opposition by majority Republicans and a huge lobbying drive. By the time the House of... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Democrats See 'Firewall' Holding To Preserve Iran DealWASHINGTON, Aug 2 (Reuters) - U.S. backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increas
Democrats See 'Firewall' Holding To Preserve Iran Deal
The Huffington Post / Posted 30 days ago
WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (Reuters) - U.S. backers of the Iran nuclear deal are increasingly confident of enough Democratic support to ensure it survives review by Congress, despite fierce opposition by majority Republicans and a massive lobbying drive. By... Read more
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