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San Francisco Chronicle
Oakland’s Desley Brooks goes to war with City Council colleaguesdiatribe that ended only when her colleagues pulled the plug on their meeting.
Oakland’s Desley Brooks goes to war with City Council colleagues
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
diatribe that ended only when her colleagues pulled the plug on their meeting. Councilwoman Desley Brooks, attending the Rules Committee session as a spectator, refused repeated pleas from the panel’s council members Thursday to surrender the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A year later, Eureka Garden residents still wait for changethis year was named as the only Democrat to chair a council committee, and he w
A year later, Eureka Garden residents still wait for change
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 hours ago
this year was named as the only Democrat to chair a council committee, and he was given the second-most important one, Rules Committee. After his presidential run, Rubio got a new issue to spotlight. The unity of residents, along with the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
City Council warned to 'check yourself before you wreck yourself'the rail station at State and Van Buren streets in named honor of the late form
City Council warned to 'check yourself before you wreck yourself'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
the rail station at State and Van Buren streets in named honor of the late former Mayor Harold Washington. Still, Burke and rules committee chairwoman Ald. Michelle Harris, 8th, this week sponsored a resolution that would ban "profane language or... Read more
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Roll Call
House Republicans to Allow Flint Votelate Tuesday acquiesced to Democrats’ demands to address the Flint, Michigan, w
House Republicans to Allow Flint Vote
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
late Tuesday acquiesced to Democrats’ demands to address the Flint, Michigan, water contamination crisis, when the Rules Committee voted to allow an amendment to a water resources measure that would authorize $170 million in... Read more
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MLive.com
Saginaw County leaders propose streamlining board meetingsitems in two different places," she said. "Everybody appears to be on board wit
Saginaw County leaders propose streamlining board meetings
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
items in two different places," she said. "Everybody appears to be on board with it." Hadsall serves as chairwoman of the Rules Committee recommending the changes proposed by Koepplinger. "It will definitely change our whole agenda of our... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mashatile Warns Counsellors Over Tshwane Council Chaoswater bottles and chairs flew in the chamber. Excellent government model Mash
Mashatile Warns Counsellors Over Tshwane Council Chaos
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
water bottles and chairs flew in the chamber. Excellent government model Mashatile said the speaker would ensure that the rules committee reviews the rules and plugs the gaps and loopholes that might exist to ensure that order is maintained. He... Read more
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iol.co.za
Msimanga fears anarchy will spreadon Wednesday hastily convened a meeting with Tshwane political party leaders. H
Msimanga fears anarchy will spread
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
on Wednesday hastily convened a meeting with Tshwane political party leaders. He said: “We agreed that the rules committee should look at loopholes, and close them to ensure the smooth running of the city. “The Speaker will make... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Reports: ANC to change rules to protect Zumahim from what he called abuse in the National Assembly. The paper is reporting
Reports: ANC to change rules to protect Zuma
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted yesterday
him from what he called abuse in the National Assembly. The paper is reporting that Mthembu has written to Parliament’s Rules Committee to consider how to deal with circumstances where people do things in defiance and outside of the rules In... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Tshwane council will 'have to grapple’ with how it deals with scuffles: Mashatileof parties and members of the public to rally behind the government (of Tshwane
Tshwane council will 'have to grapple’ with how it deals with scuffles: Mashatile
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
of parties and members of the public to rally behind the government (of Tshwane).” Mashatile announced that speaker Rachel Mathebe would refer Tuesday's incident to the rules committee for clarity and future reference. – TMG Digital... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Race for Washington lieutenant governor a study in contrastsgovernor also presides over the Senate, settling procedural disputes and breaki
Race for Washington lieutenant governor a study in contrasts
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
governor also presides over the Senate, settling procedural disputes and breaking ties, and chairs the powerful Senate Rules Committee, which can kill any piece of legislation. “When you have somebody who is that far out of the mainstream of... Read more
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The Hill
How Congress averted a shutdowntwice Tuesday afternoon about drafting a Flint amendment on the water bill. Ear
How Congress averted a shutdown
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
twice Tuesday afternoon about drafting a Flint amendment on the water bill. Earlier in the week, the GOP majority of the Rules Committee had determined that a similar amendment was not “germane,” or relevant, to the water bill. So the amendment... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Texans In Congress Help Override Obama's Veto Of 9/11 Billoverruling Obama. But seven Texans voted against the measure, including severa
Texans In Congress Help Override Obama's Veto Of 9/11 Bill
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
overruling Obama. But seven Texans voted against the measure, including several high-profile Republicans. U.S. House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Dallas, and U.S. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway, R-Midland, also... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mashatile warns counsellors over Tshwane council chaoswater bottles and chairs flew in the chamber. Excellent government model Mash
Mashatile warns counsellors over Tshwane council chaos
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
water bottles and chairs flew in the chamber. Excellent government model Mashatile said the speaker would ensure that the rules committee reviews the rules and plugs the gaps and loopholes that might exist to ensure that order is maintained. He... Read more
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FOX News
Trump Snared Againlate Tuesday acquiesced to Democrats’ demands to address the Flint, Michigan, w
Trump Snared Again
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
late Tuesday acquiesced to Democrats’ demands to address the Flint, Michigan, water contamination crisis, when the Rules Committee voted to allow an amendment to a water resources measure that would authorize $170 million in assistance. The... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Leila’s sex video divides House, Senatesaid he sees nothing wrong if the alleged sex video of Senator Leila de Lima wo
Leila’s sex video divides House, Senate
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
said he sees nothing wrong if the alleged sex video of Senator Leila de Lima would be played during a hearing at the House committee on justice, which is investigating the proliferation of illegal drugs in the New Bilibid Prison when De Lima was... Read more
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CBS News
House reaches Flint deal as Congress tries to avert shutdown Saturdayfor Flint aid to be provided instead in the final conference report for the Wat
House reaches Flint deal as Congress tries to avert shutdown Saturday
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
for Flint aid to be provided instead in the final conference report for the Water Resources Development Act. The House Rules Committee is slated to kick off the process Wednesday that will allow lawmakers to tack on that provision to the... Read more
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Roll Call
White House Walks Tightrope on Flint AidWhite House officials have remained mostly on the sidelines, choosing their wor
White House Walks Tightrope on Flint Aid
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
White House officials have remained mostly on the sidelines, choosing their words carefully. Late Tuesday night, the House Rules Committee voted to allow an amendment to a water resources measure that would authorize $170 million in assistance for... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
Photo exhibit brings splendor of Nevada to Capitol Hillthem,” she said. MGM Resorts and Barrick Gold Corp. sponsored the exhibit. Th
Photo exhibit brings splendor of Nevada to Capitol Hill
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted 2 days ago
them,” she said. MGM Resorts and Barrick Gold Corp. sponsored the exhibit. The display had to be approved by the Senate Rules Committee and could not be partisan or overtly political. But that didn’t stop its organizers from including a subtle... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
U.S. House appears to reach deal on Flint fundingto authorize a vote on $170 million in funding for Flint as early as today. Me
U.S. House appears to reach deal on Flint funding
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
to authorize a vote on $170 million in funding for Flint as early as today. Meeting after 11 p.m. Tuesday, the House Rules Committee let move forward a proposed amendment which, if passed by the full House, would attach to a bill for water... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Democrats say deal reached to help Flint, keep US gov't openThat had left lawmakers facing responsibility for a government shutdown at midn
Democrats say deal reached to help Flint, keep US gov't open
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
That had left lawmakers facing responsibility for a government shutdown at midnight Friday, if they did not act. The House Rules Committee was to meet later in the day to approve the addition of the amendment to the water bill. The amendment... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Democrats say deal reached to help Flint, keep US gov't openThat had left lawmakers facing responsibility for a government shutdown at midn
Democrats say deal reached to help Flint, keep US gov't open
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 2 days ago
That had left lawmakers facing responsibility for a government shutdown at midnight Friday, if they did not act. The House Rules Committee was to meet later in the day to approve the addition of the amendment to the water bill. The amendment... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Democrats say deal reached to help Flint, keep US gov't openThat had left lawmakers facing responsibility for a government shutdown at midn
Democrats say deal reached to help Flint, keep US gov't open
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
That had left lawmakers facing responsibility for a government shutdown at midnight Friday, if they did not act. The House Rules Committee was to meet later in the day to approve the addition of the amendment to the water bill. The amendment... Read more
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Zero Hedge
House Reaches Deal On $170MM Aid To Flint To Avoid Government Shutdowna $220 million Flint aid package, but the House version lacked the same drinkin
House Reaches Deal On $170MM Aid To Flint To Avoid Government Shutdown
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
a $220 million Flint aid package, but the House version lacked the same drinking water provisions. That said, the House Rules Committee agreed late Tuesday night to allow a floor vote on a bipartisan amendment from Reps. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) and... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Democrats: Deal reached to help Flint, keep US gov't openThat had left lawmakers facing responsibility for a government shutdown at midn
Democrats: Deal reached to help Flint, keep US gov't open
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
That had left lawmakers facing responsibility for a government shutdown at midnight Friday, if they did not act. The House Rules Committee was to meet later in the day to approve the addition of the amendment to the water bill. The amendment... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Placating Flint aid joins bill in Houselate Tuesday acquiesced to Democrats' demands for aid to address the Flint, Mic
Placating Flint aid joins bill in House
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
late Tuesday acquiesced to Democrats' demands for aid to address the Flint, Mich., water contamination crisis, when the Rules Committee voted to allow an amendment to a water resources measure that would authorize $170 million in assistance to... Read more
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Roll Call
Mistrust Of House GOP Threatens Stopgap Spending Billrationale as they go," the majority leader said. The House is currently consid
Mistrust Of House GOP Threatens Stopgap Spending Bill
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
rationale as they go," the majority leader said. The House is currently considering the water bill on the floor, but the Rules Committee blocked consideration of an amendment to add Flint aid to the bill. Instead, leaders said the aid could be... Read more
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Roll Call
House Republicans to Allow Flint Votelate Tuesday acquiesced to Democrats’ demands for aid to address the Flint, Mic
House Republicans to Allow Flint Vote
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
late Tuesday acquiesced to Democrats’ demands for aid to address the Flint, Michigan, water contamination crisis, when the Rules Committee voted to allow an amendment to a water resources measure that would authorize $170 million in... Read more
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The Hill
House paves the way for Flint aid in water bill30. Democrats opposed the legislation because it lacked Flint aid but included
House paves the way for Flint aid in water bill
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
30. Democrats opposed the legislation because it lacked Flint aid but included help for Louisiana flood victims. The House Rules Committee agreed by voice vote late Tuesday evening to allow a floor vote on a bipartisan amendment from Reps. Dan... Read more
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USA Today
Democrats block GOP plan to fund government because it doesn't help Flintin a final bill, but Democrats don't trust them. Democrats said their distrust
Democrats block GOP plan to fund government because it doesn't help Flint
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
in a final bill, but Democrats don't trust them. Democrats said their distrust was underscored Monday night when the House Rules Committee ruled against allowing a vote on an amendment by Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Mich., to add Flint aid to the water... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Senate Dems threaten to upend budget bill over Flintthe frustration over the Flint funding has been fueled by the mixed signals com
Senate Dems threaten to upend budget bill over Flint
Detroit Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
the frustration over the Flint funding has been fueled by the mixed signals coming out of the House. On Monday, the House Rules Committee rejected an amendment offered by Kildee for the House version of WRDA that would have added the Flint funding... Read more
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The Hill
Shutdown risk grows over FlintOther GOP lawmakers did signal that they would support it in a later version of
Shutdown risk grows over Flint
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
Other GOP lawmakers did signal that they would support it in a later version of the water bill, however, including House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-Texas) and appropriations panel member Rep. Ted Cole (R-Okla.). House Majority... Read more
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The Hill
House panel tees up debate on water bill without Flint fundingdiverted to offset other congressional spending over the past decade. The Hous
House panel tees up debate on water bill without Flint funding
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
diverted to offset other congressional spending over the past decade. The House Rules panel said on its website that the rules committee removed that section of the bill in order to "ensure compliance with the Rules of the House and the... Read more
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The Hill
It's debate night | FTC oversight hearing | New Twitter suitor?LOOKS AT FTC: It’s Federal Trade Commission Chair Edith Ramirez’s chance to go
It's debate night | FTC oversight hearing | New Twitter suitor?
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
LOOKS AT FTC: It’s Federal Trade Commission Chair Edith Ramirez’s chance to go before the members of the Senate Commerce Committee. She’ll be joined by the two other current members of the commission, Maureen Ohlhausen and Terrell McSweeny.... Read more
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The Hill
Flint congressman pleads for funds in spending billthe city's residents are still using bottled water out of fear the tap water is
Flint congressman pleads for funds in spending bill
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
the city's residents are still using bottled water out of fear the tap water is still contaminated with lead. The House Rules Committee, which determines how legislation is considered on the floor, is meeting later Monday to decide which... Read more
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The Hill
The Yulin Dog Meat Festival: an abomination worth our attentionand pass H.Res.752. Rep. Alcee L. Hastings represents Florida’s 20th District,
The Yulin Dog Meat Festival: an abomination worth our attention
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
and pass H.Res.752. Rep. Alcee L. Hastings represents Florida’s 20th District, and serves as a Senior Member of the House Rules Committee, Ranking Democratic Member of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, and Co-Chairman of the Florida delegation. The... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senators beat down probe of Dutertesought to vote on Trillanes’ motion, Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III moved to
Senators beat down probe of Duterte
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
sought to vote on Trillanes’ motion, Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III moved to have Trillanes’ speech referred to the rules committee but the Senate President said the motion must be amended first. Sotto then called for a suspension of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Congressmen back bill saving selves from suspensionthe alleged illegal black sand mining activities in Lingayen Gulf. The House h
Congressmen back bill saving selves from suspension
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
the alleged illegal black sand mining activities in Lingayen Gulf. The House has deferred action on their cases while the rules committee deliberates on them. A preventive suspension is intended to keep a defendant from using his or her office to... Read more
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The Hill
Dems highlight more concerns with House waterways bill(WRDA), which authorizes dozens of water-related infrastructure projects around
Dems highlight more concerns with House waterways bill
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
(WRDA), which authorizes dozens of water-related infrastructure projects around the country. DeFazio is urging the House Rules Committee to include an amendment that would prohibit the Army Corps of Engineers budget from being used on sports... Read more
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Rappler
Trillanes: Senate panel to review motion for Duterte probesaid. Gordon, the chairman of the blue ribbon committee, rejected the motion o
Trillanes: Senate panel to review motion for Duterte probe
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
said. Gordon, the chairman of the blue ribbon committee, rejected the motion outright, even before it was referred to the rules committee. He also hit Trillanes for calling the President a "mass murderer," saying it is "uncalled for" and is only... Read more
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Eye Witness News
ANC chief whip heads to press ombudsman over misleading articlethe press ombudsman to hold the Sunday Times accountable for publishing a misle
ANC chief whip heads to press ombudsman over misleading article
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
the press ombudsman to hold the Sunday Times accountable for publishing a misleading article on his letter to Parliament’s rules committee. Yesterday the paper reported that Mthembu wants to change Parliament’s rules to create measures to defend... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Alvarez files bill preventing Sandigan from suspending execs for grafta compliance before the court informing the Sandiganbayan justices that he had
Alvarez files bill preventing Sandigan from suspending execs for graft
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
a compliance before the court informing the Sandiganbayan justices that he had referred the suspension orders to the House rules committee. Fariñas, who chairs the rules committee, had said the lower House in its history has never implemented... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
ANC rubbishes report it wants new parly rules to protect the presidentinconceivable for the chief whip to call for a new rule. However, he said Mthe
ANC rubbishes report it wants new parly rules to protect the president
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
inconceivable for the chief whip to call for a new rule. However, he said Mthembu had written to the parliamentary rules committee asking it to ensure the existing rules were enforced. Mothapo said he would lodge a formal complaint with... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Edward Zuma: I'll defend my father with my lifeto defend Zuma against abusive members of Parliament. The paper is reporting t
Edward Zuma: I'll defend my father with my life
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
to defend Zuma against abusive members of Parliament. The paper is reporting that Mthembu has written to Parliament’s Rules Committee to consider how to deal with circumstances where people do things in defiance and outside of the rules In... Read more
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iafrica.com
Reports: ANC to change rules to protect Zumahim from what he called abuse in the National Assembly. The paper is reporting
Reports: ANC to change rules to protect Zuma
iafrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
him from what he called abuse in the National Assembly. The paper is reporting that Mthembu has written to Parliament’s Rules Committee to consider how to deal with circumstances where people do things in defiance and outside of the rules In... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Reports: ANC exploring ways for Parliament to change rules to protect Zumahim from what he called abuse in the National Assembly. The paper is reporting
Reports: ANC exploring ways for Parliament to change rules to protect Zuma
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
him from what he called abuse in the National Assembly. The paper is reporting that Mthembu has written to Parliament’s Rules Committee to consider how to deal with circumstances where people do things in defiance and outside of the rules In... Read more
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New York Post
It’s time Goodell stops Belichick from exploiting terrible NFL ruleto a rule that’s existed since the beginning of (NFL) time after four games and
It’s time Goodell stops Belichick from exploiting terrible NFL rule
New York Post / Posted 6 days ago
to a rule that’s existed since the beginning of (NFL) time after four games and admit this was a disaster. That the NFL’s rules committee couldn’t see this coming is baffling. If you thought about this for more than a few hours and talked out... Read more
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Daily Mail
Emails reveal NBC journalist said a Trump nomination would be 'awful'between Mitchell and Powell carried on until the next day, when Mitchell said:
Emails reveal NBC journalist said a Trump nomination would be 'awful'
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
between Mitchell and Powell carried on until the next day, when Mitchell said: 'I know Trump controls the convention rules committee but I keep thinking they have to find a way not to nominate him.' But Powell seemed convinced that the... Read more
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FOX News
Emails Show Nbc's Andrea Mitchell Telling Colin Powell Trump's Nomination Is 'Awful'Powell that she thinks Republicans need to find a way to avoid nominating Trump
Emails Show Nbc's Andrea Mitchell Telling Colin Powell Trump's Nomination Is 'Awful'
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
Powell that she thinks Republicans need to find a way to avoid nominating Trump. “I know trump controls the convention rules committee but I keep thinking they have to find a way not to nominate him,” she tells Powell. Powell responds by... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
4 hours and counting: Some NCAA games turn into marathonsto deal with those issues. Rogers Redding, the former national coordinator of
4 hours and counting: Some NCAA games turn into marathons
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
to deal with those issues. Rogers Redding, the former national coordinator of officials who sits on the NCAA�s football rules committee, says there are a few key differences in NCAA and NFL games that could lead to the NCAA�s unique issues.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
4 hours and counting: NCAA games turning into marathonsto deal with those issues. Rogers Redding, the former national coordinator of
4 hours and counting: NCAA games turning into marathons
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
to deal with those issues. Rogers Redding, the former national coordinator of officials who sits on the NCAA's football rules committee, says there are a few key differences in NCAA and NFL games that could lead to the NCAA's unique issues.... Read more
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