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Crain's Chicago Business
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislators(AP) — President Barack Obama's speech to Illinois legislators, including some
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislators
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 13 hours ago
(AP) — President Barack Obama's speech to Illinois legislators, including some former colleagues, left them starry-eyed and receptive to his message Wednesday about changing the rancorous tone of politics to one that's more collaborative and less... Read more
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Daily News
Int'l community welcomes SL with open arms: ZeidUN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein told the me
Int'l community welcomes SL with open arms: Zeid
Daily News / Posted yesterday
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein told the media yesterday, that the international community wants to welcome Sri Lanka back into its fold without any lingering reservations. "It wants to help Sri Lanka become an... Read more
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Slate
Bernie Sanders Isn’t Interested in Your Bipartisan SolutionThe students of Concord High School had just finished a week of exams but remai
Bernie Sanders Isn’t Interested in Your Bipartisan Solution
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
The students of Concord High School had just finished a week of exams but remained in school for an afternoon assembly. The New Hampshire school’s guest speaker was 74-year-old Sen. Bernie Sanders. Rather than groaning about having to stick around... Read more
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Al.com
General Fund, teacher pay raise on front burner at State HouseThe state budgets and a pay raise for teachers emerged as front-burner issues d
General Fund, teacher pay raise on front burner at State House
Al.com / Posted 5 days ago
The state budgets and a pay raise for teachers emerged as front-burner issues during the first week of the Alabama legislative session. Bentley also proposed a 2 percent pay raise for education employees in K-12 schools and community colleges. There... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US election 2016Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture
US election 2016
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture Corrections & Clarifications Religion & Ethics The Weather Man Antony Green's Election Blog US Election 2016 Top story A feud erupts between the two Republican... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Congress closes, passing ‘nothing’LAWMAKERS adjourned Wednesday night without passing the Palace-backed Bangsamor
Congress closes, passing ‘nothing’
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 days ago
LAWMAKERS adjourned Wednesday night without passing the Palace-backed Bangsamoro Basic Law and were heckled by angry senior citizens for doing nothing to reverse President Benigno Aquino III’s veto of a bill that would have raised Social Security... Read more
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Wired News
The House Science Committee Thinks the Paris Climate Agreement StinksLast December, the United States joined 194 other countries in signing the firs
The House Science Committee Thinks the Paris Climate Agreement Stinks
Wired News / Posted 7 days ago
Last December, the United States joined 194 other countries in signing the first ever agreement to address climate change. While the delegates in Paris were tinking wine glasses over the 12-page agreement, politicians in Washington were grumbling... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Nozzolio will not seek another term after long tenure representing the Finger Lakes/ Lake Ontario region Posted Feb. 3, 2016 at 12:01 PM In a sudden announcement Tuesday afternoon,
Nozzolio will not seek another term after long tenure representing the Finger Lakes/ Lake Ontario region
MPNnow.com / Posted 7 days ago
Posted Feb. 3, 2016 at 12:01 PM In a sudden announcement Tuesday afternoon, state Sen. Michael Nozzolio, R-Fayette, released a detailed... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Myanmar house begins new session dominated by Suu Kyi partyBy ESTHER HTUSAN Associated Press Published: February 1, 2016 10:00 AM NAYPYIT
Myanmar house begins new session dominated by Suu Kyi party
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 9 days ago
By ESTHER HTUSAN Associated Press Published: February 1, 2016 10:00 AM NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) -- Myanmar's parliament, led for the first time by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Myanmar house begins new session dominated by Suu Kyi partyNAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's parliament, led for the first time by pro-d
Myanmar house begins new session dominated by Suu Kyi party
Lake Placid News / Posted 9 days ago
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's parliament, led for the first time by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party, began a historic session Monday that will install the country's first democratically elected government in more than 50... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Historic day in MyanmarNAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) -- Myanmar's parliament, led for the first time by pro-
Historic day in Myanmar
Lowell Sun / Posted 10 days ago
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) -- Myanmar's parliament, led for the first time by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party, began a historic session Monday that will install the country's first democratically elected government in more than 50 years.... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Myanmar House Begins New Session Dominated By Suu Kyi PartyMyanmar's parliament dominated by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party
Myanmar House Begins New Session Dominated By Suu Kyi Party
NBC Connecticut / Posted 10 days ago
Myanmar's parliament dominated by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party on Monday began a new and historic session that will install the country's first democratically elected government in more than 50 years. The National League for... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Myanmar House Begins New Session Dominated By Suu Kyi PartyMyanmar's parliament dominated by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party
Myanmar House Begins New Session Dominated By Suu Kyi Party
NBC Bay Area / Posted 10 days ago
Myanmar's parliament dominated by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party on Monday began a new and historic session that will install the country's first democratically elected government in more than 50 years. The National League for... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Burma's new parliament begins historic new eraFebruary 01, 2016 - 07:42 am Burma’s parliament has begun a new and historic s
Burma's new parliament begins historic new era
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
February 01, 2016 - 07:42 am Burma’s parliament has begun a new and historic session dominated by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, which will install the country’s first democratically-elected government in more than 50... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Burma's parliament begins historic new era Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, centre, arrives for the inauguration s
Burma's parliament begins historic new era
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, centre, arrives for the inauguration session of Burma's lower house parliament (AP) Burma's parliament has begun a new and historic session dominated by pro-democracy... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Myanmar house begins new session dominated by Suu Kyi partyNAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar's parliament dominated by pro-democracy leade
Myanmar house begins new session dominated by Suu Kyi party
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar's parliament dominated by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party on Monday began a new and historic session that will install the country's first democratically elected government in more than 50 years. The... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Myanmar house begins new session dominated by Suu Kyi partyMyanmar's parliament dominated by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party
Myanmar house begins new session dominated by Suu Kyi party
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
Myanmar's parliament dominated by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party on Monday began a new and historic session that will install the country's first democratically elected government in more than 50 years. The National League for... Read more
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ABC News
Myanmar House Begins New Session Dominated by Suu Kyi PartyMyanmar's parliament dominated by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party
Myanmar House Begins New Session Dominated by Suu Kyi Party
ABC News / Posted 10 days ago
Myanmar's parliament dominated by pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party on Monday began a new and historic session that will install the country's first democratically elected government in more than 50 years. The National League for... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Let's All Go to the Legislature!Forty-five days of politics, government, lawmaking and legislating kicked off i
Let's All Go to the Legislature!
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
Forty-five days of politics, government, lawmaking and legislating kicked off in Salt Lake City on Jan. 25, when 104 elected members of the Utah Legislature convened on Capitol Hill. For most people, this announcement—and the Legislature itself—are... Read more
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Black Press USA
All Elections Matter: It’s Time to Make Our Voices Heard at the Ballot Box in 2016! Melanie Campbell, the president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Ci
All Elections Matter: It’s Time to Make Our Voices Heard at the Ballot Box in 2016!
Black Press USA / Posted 15 days ago
Melanie Campbell, the president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, says that history has proven that all politics is local and that... Read more
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Roll Call
Leaving Congress, Pierluisi Takes His Fight HomeThe Quietest Resignation: Puerto Rican Delegate Running for Governor Pierluisi
Leaving Congress, Pierluisi Takes His Fight Home
Roll Call / Posted 16 days ago
The Quietest Resignation: Puerto Rican Delegate Running for Governor Pierluisi will not run for re-election. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) In Puerto Rico, it’s common knowledge that its nonvoting delegate to the House of Representatives,... Read more
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The Manila Times
11 party-list lawmakers may lose House postsJanuary 21, 2016 11:11 pm by LLANESCA T. PANTI, REPORTER At least 11 lawmaker
11 party-list lawmakers may lose House posts
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
January 21, 2016 11:11 pm by LLANESCA T. PANTI, REPORTER At least 11 lawmakers may be booted out of the House of Representatives for switching political affiliations, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said... Read more
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The Atlantic
How a Divisive Refugee Bill Died in the SenateIn the immediate wake of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris last November, t
How a Divisive Refugee Bill Died in the Senate
The Atlantic / Posted 20 days ago
In the immediate wake of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris last November, the U.S. House of Representatives acted quickly. Responding to stateside national-security concerns and rumored links between refugees and terrorists, lawmakers swiftly... Read more
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Quartz
An anti-refugee bill stalls out in the US Senate, thanks in part to Donald Trump - Quartz 55-43 A controversial bill that would have made it much harder for
An anti-refugee bill stalls out in the US Senate, thanks in part to Donald Trump
Quartz / Posted 21 days ago
- Quartz 55-43 A controversial bill that would have made it much harder for Syrian and... Read more
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Slate
What the FBI’s Surveillance of Martin Luther King Tells Us About the Modern Spy EraThe citizen’s guide to the future. The FBI has a lead. A prominent religious l
What the FBI’s Surveillance of Martin Luther King Tells Us About the Modern Spy Era
Slate / Posted 24 days ago
The citizen’s guide to the future. The FBI has a lead. A prominent religious leader and community advocate is in contact with a suspected sleeper agent of foreign radicals. The attorney general is briefed and personally approves wiretaps of his home... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Empty Chamber“Sit and watch us for seven days,” one senator says of the deadlocked chamber.
The Empty Chamber
The New Yorker / Posted 25 days ago
“Sit and watch us for seven days,” one senator says of the deadlocked chamber. “You know what you’ll see happening? Nothing.”Credit Illustration by Steve Brodner “This is just one of those days when you want to throw up your hands and say, ‘What in... Read more
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The News & Observer
How Gov. Nikki Haley’s speech compares with S.C. actionsObserver January 15, 2016 1:55 PM Haley’s GOP response to State of the Unio
How Gov. Nikki Haley’s speech compares with S.C. actions
The News & Observer / Posted 26 days ago
Observer January 15, 2016 1:55 PM Haley’s GOP response to State of the Union was well-received nationally Some see a striking contrast in national Haley and South Carolina Haley S.C.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obama opens fire on Trump during annual speech for his Muslim policyObama opens fire on Donald Trump for fighting 'political correctness' by opposi
Obama opens fire on Trump during annual speech for his Muslim policy
Daily Mail / Posted 29 days ago
Obama opens fire on Donald Trump for fighting 'political correctness' by opposing Muslims – and then complains about Washington 'rancor' during State of the Union speech 'We need to reject any politics that targets people because of race or... Read more
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Yahoo News
President Obama's final State of the Union address 4 minutes ago U.S. President Barack Obama smiles as he delivers his State of
President Obama's final State of the Union address
Yahoo News / Posted 29 days ago
4 minutes ago U.S. President Barack Obama smiles as he delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of … (Reuters) - Twitter traffic on the hashtag #SOTU has exploded since President... Read more
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The New Yorker
Making ItBarack Obama on the South Side during his first campaign, for the State Senate.
Making It
The New Yorker / Posted 29 days ago
Barack Obama on the South Side during his first campaign, for the State Senate. An outsider in Chicago’s system, he was meticulous about constructing his own political identity and coalition. Photograph by Marc PoKempner. One day in 1995, Barack... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Memorable moments from Barack Obama's State of the Union addressesState of the Union: Memorable moments from Barack Obama's speeches to the natio
Memorable moments from Barack Obama's State of the Union addresses
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 29 days ago
State of the Union: Memorable moments from Barack Obama's speeches to the nation Photo: US President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address in January last year. (Reuters: Mandel Ngan: Poo) US President Barack Obama will deliver his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Understanding 50+1 Vote ClauseZAMBIA has been using the First-Past-The-Post (FPTP) or winner takes all system
Understanding 50+1 Vote Clause
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
ZAMBIA has been using the First-Past-The-Post (FPTP) or winner takes all systems to elect a Republican president. The winning candidate in these elections is determined on the basis of a simple majority vote. Zambia has been using the FPTP)... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US tells China to end ‘business as usual’ with North KoreaIn this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016 photo provided by the United Nations, Secretary
US tells China to end ‘business as usual’ with North Korea
Inquirier.net / Posted 1 months ago
In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016 photo provided by the United Nations, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, left, holds a emergency meeting at UN headquarters with senior advisors to discuss the latest test of a thermonuclear bomb by North Korea. The United... Read more
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