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2014/07/25 09:06
2014/07/25 09:06
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I normally refrain from simply running sections of a press release as the basis of a post, but this proposed statistics-based exercise in propagandizing is so-ham-handed that it’s not hard to grok...
2014/07/25 09:06
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2014/07/25 02:24
2014/07/25 02:24
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Texas is making major investments to make more of its wind power. Photo: David Bowser PANHANDLE, Texas - The wind is so relentless that a week can go by before it is calm enough for a crane operator...
2014/07/25 01:19
2014/07/25 01:19
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Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) is leaving Capitol Hill — but not before swinging through Belgium, Portugal, Spain and Italy. (Evan Vucci/AP) Sen. Saxby Chambliss will cap his congressional career with...
2014/07/24 20:19
2014/07/24 20:19
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U.S. court upholds FDA animal feed policy despite health concern | GlobalPost Please support our site by enabling javascript to view ads. By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A divided federal...
2014/07/24 19:19
2014/07/24 19:19
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In its first two years, the Office of Congressional Ethics was doing a brisk business, taking on 69 cases for review. But that number was cut almost in half in each subsequent session, the OCE...
2014/07/24 19:08
2014/07/24 19:08
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The literal-minded, nuance-free explanation as to why this AMI tabloid holding is pushing these conservative conspiracy theories about JFK Jr.'s death is boilerplate "follow the money" stuff. As the...
2014/07/23 12:30
2014/07/23 12:30
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Opposition Movement for Multi Party Democracy President Nevers Mumba says lack of accurate information on the state of health of President Michael Sata will heighten insecurity in the country. Mumba...
2014/07/21 14:35
2014/07/21 14:35
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U.S. House members from Pennsylvania and their staff accepted 41 privately paid trips so far this year, ranging from $20,000 in business-class airline tickets to Japan for Rep. Charlie Dent and his...
2014/07/21 02:19
2014/07/21 02:19
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Daniel Innis, a former business school dean running a long-shot campaign for the House in New Hampshire, faced a big financial disadvantage until a wealthy friend put hundreds of thousands of dollars...
2014/07/20 13:18
2014/07/20 13:18
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A version of this story was co-published with the Albany Times-Union. In early 2007, when he was New York State attorney general, Andrew Cuomo brought on a longtime confidant as a consultant on...
2014/07/18 16:15
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Bankers Rip CFPB's Plan to Disclose More Complaint Details WASHINGTON � The banking industry is pushing back against a plan released this week by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to publicize...
2014/07/18 14:38
2014/07/18 14:38
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Daniel Innis, a former business school dean running a long-shot campaign for the House in New Hampshire, faced a big financial disadvantage until a wealthy friend put hundreds of thousands of dollars...
2014/07/17 04:17
2014/07/17 04:17
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WASHINGTON — Citigroup agreed Monday to pay $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into its handling of risky subprime mortgages, admitting to a pattern of deception that Attorney General Eric...
2014/07/16 23:51
2014/07/16 23:51
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Chairman: Ethics Committee Can Only ‘Offer Up Advice’ Conaway says the panel’s job is to enforce the House rules. (CQ Roll Call File Photo) Open government advocates and congressional watchdogs,...
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2014/07/16 21:24
2014/07/16 21:24
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... On the heels of a report that General Motors officials knew, but failed to tell federal regulators that faulty ignition switches likely caused several fatal car accidents, three Democratic senators...
2014/07/16 16:51
2014/07/16 16:51
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Reforms May Fade, but Voter Anger Won’t | Rules of the Game Opponents of big money in politics celebrated some small victories lately: A constitutional amendment to curb campaign spending cleared a...
2014/07/14 18:10
2014/07/14 18:10
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Roughly a thousand anti-fracking protesters rallied outside the officers of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Sunday. (Photo: Erik McGregor via CCAN/cc/ Flickr)Over one thousand...
2014/07/12 16:22
2014/07/12 16:22
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This article states: “AIPAC barely tries to hide that fact that AIEF is a front group,” says CODEPINK cofounder Medea Benjamin, who filed the complaint. “The groups are housed in the same offices,...
2014/07/12 12:20
2014/07/12 12:20
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URBANA — Five people set to graduate from Champaign County's drug court program have been to jail or prison a total of 21 times in their adult lives. If the knowledge and skills they've learned over...
2014/07/11 19:10
2014/07/11 19:10
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... DonkeyHotey / cc / flickr)Constitutional amendments are often proposed but rarely advanced to the stage of serious debate. What moves any meaningful amendment from mere paperwork to serious...
2014/07/25 09:06
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