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WLTX-TV Columbia
Runoff Results Shake Up S.C. SenateCOLUMBIA, S.C. (WSPA) – Tuesday’s primary runoff results mean a big shakeup in
Runoff Results Shake Up S.C. Senate
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 8 hours ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WSPA) – Tuesday’s primary runoff results mean a big shakeup in the South Carolina Senate, with four incumbent senators losing their seats. With three senators not seeking re-election and one that lost without a runoff, eight out of 46... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bill Shorten opens door to creation of federal anti-corruption bodyElection 2016: Bill Shorten open to establishing federal anti-corruption body i
Bill Shorten opens door to creation of federal anti-corruption body
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Election 2016: Bill Shorten open to establishing federal anti-corruption body in wake of Eddie Obeid scandal Labor Leader Bill Shorten has opened the door to establishing a federal corruption watchdog in the wake of the Eddie Obeid scandal. Key... Read more
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Roll Call
An Ethics Conflict Avoidance Period?This week’s belated appointment of two new board members for the Office of Cong
An Ethics Conflict Avoidance Period?
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
This week’s belated appointment of two new board members for the Office of Congressional Ethics suggests the independent watchdog agency is approaching the sixth anniversary of its creation with a fading shroud of controversy. Judy Biggert, a... Read more
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Breitbart
Schakowsky Breaks House Ethics Rules by Fundraising from Sit-inFOR OUR NEWSLETTER Democrats sent a furious flurry of fundraising emails to su
Schakowsky Breaks House Ethics Rules by Fundraising from Sit-in
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Democrats sent a furious flurry of fundraising emails to supporters overnight, as dozens of members of Congress staged a “sit-in” to demand a vote on gun control legislation that has already failed in the Senate. At least one... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 4:30 p.m. Sen. Bernie Sanders is thinking about "Where we go from here." His presidential campaign says that's the theme of his press conference Thursday in New York.... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 4:30 p.m. Sen. Bernie Sanders is thinking about "Where we go from here." His presidential campaign says that's the theme of his press conference Thursday in New York.... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 4:30 p.m. Sen. Bernie Sanders is thinking about "Where we go from here." His presidential campaign says that's the theme of his press conference Thursday in New York.... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Sanders theme Thurs: 'Where we go from here'
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 4:30 p.m. Sen. Bernie Sanders is thinking about "Where we go from here." His presidential campaign says that's the theme of his press conference Thursday in New York.... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Pelosi hopes Sanders endorses Clinton soonWASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Pelosi hopes Sanders endorses Clinton soon
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 4:15 p.m. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she hopes Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton before the national convention in July. Speaking to reporters... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Pelosi hopes Sanders endorses Clinton soonWASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Pelosi hopes Sanders endorses Clinton soon
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 4:15 p.m. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she hopes Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton before the national convention in July. Speaking to reporters... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobsWASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobs
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump is going after her personally because he doesn't have any answers on the substance of the campaign. Clinton says at a rally in... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobsWASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobs
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump is going after her personally because he doesn't have any answers on the substance of the campaign. Clinton says at a rally in... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobsWASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobs
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump is going after her personally because he doesn't have any answers on the substance of the campaign. Clinton says at a rally in... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobsWASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobs
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 2:49 p.m. Hillary Clinton is outlining her plans for the U.S. economy in an address to supporters in Raleigh, North Carolina, hours after Donald Trump questioned her... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobsWASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Clinton says nation needs better-paying jobs
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 2:49 p.m. Hillary Clinton is outlining her plans for the U.S. economy in an address to supporters in Raleigh, North Carolina, hours after Donald Trump questioned her... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Clinton invokes her MethodismWASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
Clinton invokes her Methodism
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 2:35 p.m. Hillary Clinton is invoking her religion on the same day Donald Trump questioned it. The presumptive presidential nominee told supporters in Raleigh, N.C.,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Clinton invokes her MethodismThe Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 2:35 p.m. The
Clinton invokes her Methodism
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 7 days ago
The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 2:35 p.m. The presumptive presidential nominee told supporters in Raleigh, N.C., that, "As we Methodists like to say: do all the good you can for all the people you can in all the ways... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
GOP official worries about effort to block TrumpWASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
GOP official worries about effort to block Trump
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 12:40 p.m. A top Republican official says he is worried that some party leaders may help rebellious delegates who are hoping to derail Donald Trump's presidential... Read more
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Naples Daily News
GOP official worries about effort to block TrumpFILE - In this June 18, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Dona
GOP official worries about effort to block Trump
Naples Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
FILE - In this June 18, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures as he speaks in Las Vegas. Trump's campaign is cycling $6 million into his companies through use of his properties; meanwhile, Trump has been on an... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
GOP official worries about effort to block TrumpWASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
GOP official worries about effort to block Trump
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 12:40 p.m. A top Republican official says he is worried that some party leaders may help rebellious delegates who are hoping to derail Donald Trump's presidential... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
GOP official worries about effort to block TrumpWASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
GOP official worries about effort to block Trump
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 12:40 p.m. A top Republican official says he is worried that some party leaders may help rebellious delegates who are hoping to derail Donald Trump's presidential... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
GOP official worries about effort to block TrumpWASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT)
GOP official worries about effort to block Trump
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT): 12:40 p.m. A top Republican official says he is worried that some party leaders may help rebellious delegates who are hoping to derail Donald Trump's presidential... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Taking a StandAfter an investigative reporter for SFR did the work that state prosecutors cou
Taking a Stand
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
After an investigative reporter for SFR did the work that state prosecutors could have done, now they want him to testify in a fraud case against a former state lawmaker. Ten months after he bolted from the Roundhouse and resigned his Senate seat,... Read more
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Lowell Sun
DeLeo seeks panel to examine ethics lawsBy Michael P. Norton STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- House Speaker Robert De
DeLeo seeks panel to examine ethics laws
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 days ago
By Michael P. Norton STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON -- House Speaker Robert DeLeo is mounting a push to create a Task Force on Integrity in State and Local Government, which would look at the laws governing the conduct of public officials and... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
State Assembly plans to make more information public online in transparency pushThe changes were suggested by a working group of Democratic legislators Half t
State Assembly plans to make more information public online in transparency push
Crain's New York Business / Posted 9 days ago
The changes were suggested by a working group of Democratic legislators Half the New York Legislature, long known for backroom dealing and leadership control, plans to post online the details of how it does business and also let every legislator get... Read more
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11 News Houston
Corrections & ClarificationsTech: A story May 11 story about stand alone, voice-activated digital assistant
Corrections & Clarifications
11 News Houston / Posted 12 days ago
Tech: A story May 11 story about stand alone, voice-activated digital assistants misspelled the title of the Austrian remote control firm for which Regina Bernhaupt is head of research. The company’s name is Ruwido. The story also incorrectly named... Read more
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Al.com
Spencer Collier prepared to testify to Bentley impeachment panelbe a willing witness in impeachment proceedings against Gov. Robert Bentley, Co
Spencer Collier prepared to testify to Bentley impeachment panel
Al.com / Posted 13 days ago
be a willing witness in impeachment proceedings against Gov. Robert Bentley, Collier's lawyer said Wednesday. Collier and attorney Kenny Mendelsohn attended part of the House Judiciary Committee's first meeting to consider impeachment of the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Not a time for boldness in Albany as State Legislature session winds downALBANY – For weeks, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and lawmakers have sought to downplay
Not a time for boldness in Albany as State Legislature session winds down
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
ALBANY – For weeks, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and lawmakers have sought to downplay expectations about many bold initiatives coming out of this year’s end of the legislative session. It turns out that they were telling the truth. With lawmakers pressing... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Not a time for boldness in Albany as New York State Legislature session winds downALBANY – For weeks, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and lawmakers have sought to downplay
Not a time for boldness in Albany as New York State Legislature session winds down
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
ALBANY – For weeks, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and lawmakers have sought to downplay expectations about many bold initiatives coming out of this year’s end of the legislative session. It turns out that they were telling the truth. With lawmakers pressing... Read more
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Salon.com
Appetite for destruction: Glorifying gun violence on screen despite the sobering realityknow his name or not, you probably know the work of photographer Joe Rosenthal.
Appetite for destruction: Glorifying gun violence on screen despite the sobering reality
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
know his name or not, you probably know the work of photographer Joe Rosenthal. Rosenthal was the AP reporter who captured one of the 20 th century’s most iconic images: five Marines raising an American flag on Mount Suribachi. “Raising the Flag... Read more
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Salon.com
Impeachment investigation of Alabama governor beginsMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An impeachment investigation of Alabama Gov. Robert Ben
Impeachment investigation of Alabama governor begins
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An impeachment investigation of Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley opened Wednesday, as lawmakers begin what will be a lengthy look into whether there are grounds to remove the two-term Republican from office. In a series of... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Impeachment investigation of Alabama governor over sex scandal beginsAn impeachment investigation of Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley opened Wednesday, a
Impeachment investigation of Alabama governor over sex scandal begins
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
An impeachment investigation of Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley opened Wednesday, as lawmakers begin what will be a lengthy look into whether there are grounds to remove the two-term Republican from office. In a series of meetings this year, the House... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Impeachment investigation of Alabama governor over sex scandal beginsAn impeachment investigation of Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley opened Wednesday, a
Impeachment investigation of Alabama governor over sex scandal begins
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
An impeachment investigation of Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley opened Wednesday, as lawmakers begin what will be a lengthy look into whether there are grounds to remove the two-term Republican from office. In a series of meetings this year, the House... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Watchdog wants federal probe of Mich. group's political spendingWASHINGTON -- A legal watchdog group in the nation’s capital wants the IRS to i
Watchdog wants federal probe of Mich. group's political spending
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON -- A legal watchdog group in the nation’s capital wants the IRS to investigate whether a nonprofit Michigan organization linked to a well-known Republican communications firm in Lansing violated tax rules by failing to report $290,000 in... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
ALAN CHARTOCK: Explaining the popularity of Sanders and TrumpThere is a simple reason why Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have done so well
ALAN CHARTOCK: Explaining the popularity of Sanders and Trump
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 16 days ago
There is a simple reason why Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have done so well in this election. People are sick to death of the political class. We all know that the game is loaded and those who get elected haven’t the will, the guts, or the resolve... Read more
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The Hill
Feds poised to issue rule on students' right to sueThe Education Department is expected to propose a new rule in the coming week t
Feds poised to issue rule on students' right to sue
The Hill / Posted 16 days ago
The Education Department is expected to propose a new rule in the coming week to protect students' right to settle their disputes with for-profit colleges in court. A department spokesperson said a rule on the use of forced arbitration will be out... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Departing Kansas legislators reflect on public service to stateSen. Ralph Ostmeyer confided during a 40-minute telephone conversation with ret
Departing Kansas legislators reflect on public service to state
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Sen. Ralph Ostmeyer confided during a 40-minute telephone conversation with retiring House Speaker Ray Merrick that he intended to reverse course and run for a fourth term. It was the kind of frank chat befitting two men who formed a friendship... Read more
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Al.com
How Mike Hubbard changed from Alabama GOP 'spark plug' to convicted feloncareer, state Rep. Phil Williams said Saturday. Williams, R-Huntsville, detail
How Mike Hubbard changed from Alabama GOP 'spark plug' to convicted felon
Al.com / Posted 17 days ago
career, state Rep. Phil Williams said Saturday. Williams, R-Huntsville, detailed how he saw a different Hubbard emerge soon after he was elected House speaker following the 2010 elections in which Republicans swept into dominating power in... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Business left unfinished by lawmakersMuch attention had been focused on the roads bill, but it should not have been
Business left unfinished by lawmakers
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
Much attention had been focused on the roads bill, but it should not have been the only priority for lawmakers. Yet again, lawmakers failed to get ethics reform passed. They had said ethics reform was a priority for them. In her State of the State... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Women and the draft: Sign of equality, or potential consequence of it?WASHINGTON -- Laura Perkins Cox is watching intently from her Garland home as C
Women and the draft: Sign of equality, or potential consequence of it?
Dallas Morning News / Posted 18 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Laura Perkins Cox is watching intently from her Garland home as Congress debates an issue poised to affect her family -- whether women should be required to register for the draft. Cox has two teenage daughters. If the measure, which... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Top 2 in race push to win party supportWASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump rallied supporters in the nation
Top 2 in race push to win party support
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump rallied supporters in the nation's capital Friday, with both parties executing plans to unify around their respective candidates. Trump continued his monthslong effort to win over the Republican base,... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Five bills to watch for in AlbanyALBANY — The legislative session is set to end Thursday, and as always, lawmake
Five bills to watch for in Albany
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
ALBANY — The legislative session is set to end Thursday, and as always, lawmakers will make a dash to the finish line with a number of key issues still unresolved. Reforming New York’s ethics laws, expanding laws to fight the heroin scourge,... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Votes in the NC General Assembly this weekvotes were recorded for area members of the North Carolina General Assembly in
Votes in the NC General Assembly this week
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 19 days ago
votes were recorded for area members of the North Carolina General Assembly in the week that ended June 10.

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The Star
Watchdog: How your lawmakers voted in Raleigh9, 2016House Roll-Call VotesNOTE: House Speaker Tim Moore is not obligated to v
Watchdog: How your lawmakers voted in Raleigh
The Star / Posted 19 days ago
9, 2016House Roll-Call VotesNOTE: House Speaker Tim Moore is not obligated to vote except to break ties.HB 949 — Occupational Licensing Board Contact Information: Requires occupational licensing boards to provide and update contact information,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Campaign finance legislation hits a roadblockLegislation designed by campaign reformers to crack down on the heated fundrais
Campaign finance legislation hits a roadblock
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
Legislation designed by campaign reformers to crack down on the heated fundraising by Governor Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts GOP has been sidelined in the House, where Speaker Robert DeLeo wants to shunt it off to a task force that will study... Read more
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Roll Call
Schock Fallout: Rules Subject to InterpretationRep. Aaron Schock’s downfall marks another high-profile lawmaker felled by ethi
Schock Fallout: Rules Subject to Interpretation
Roll Call / Posted 21 days ago
Rep. Aaron Schock’s downfall marks another high-profile lawmaker felled by ethics troubles. But don’t expect Congress to ramp up efforts at self-policing. Some say interpretation of right and wrong when it comes to office expenditures is pretty... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Lou Correa moves on to runoff for Orange County House seatThe Latest on California's primary election (all times local): Former state le
Lou Correa moves on to runoff for Orange County House seat
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
The Latest on California's primary election (all times local): Former state legislator Lou Correa has advanced to a November runoff to represent an Orange County district in the House, replacing fellow Democrat Loretta Sanchez, who vacated the seat... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersThe Dallas Morning News. June 6, 2016. Trump's attack on Judge Curiel breathta
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 23 days ago
The Dallas Morning News. June 6, 2016. Trump's attack on Judge Curiel breathtaking in its vileness Donald Trump's presidential campaign is littered with more insults and disrespect than anyone can count. Now he's added a racist assault on a member... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersThe Dallas Morning News. June 6, 2016. Trump's attack on Judge Curiel breathta
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 23 days ago
The Dallas Morning News. June 6, 2016. Trump's attack on Judge Curiel breathtaking in its vileness Donald Trump's presidential campaign is littered with more insults and disrespect than anyone can count. Now he's added a racist assault on a member... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersThe Dallas Morning News. June 6, 2016. Trump's attack on Judge Curiel breathta
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 23 days ago
The Dallas Morning News. June 6, 2016. Trump's attack on Judge Curiel breathtaking in its vileness Donald Trump's presidential campaign is littered with more insults and disrespect than anyone can count. Now he's added a racist assault on a member... Read more
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