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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Firefighters at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard train regularly for industrial blazes, but mandates after a huge submarine fire call for an annual drill that's more extensive than...
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2014/11/21 13:46
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WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans were outraged when Democrats changed filibuster rules last year to make it easier to advance President Barack Obama's nominees. They complained all year about being...
2014/11/20 19:15
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A scholarship program that for 15 years has sent top American students to Ireland and is named for one of Maine’s best-known politicians has been denied continued funding by the U.S. State Department,...
2014/11/20 11:18
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several Democratic senators are uncomfortable with President Barack Obama's decision to use executive action to make immigration reform, raising the possibility of open,...
2014/11/20 11:10
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A University of Michigan political science and public policy professor is receiving the nation's highest honor for achievement in science and technology from the White House today. Last month,...
2014/11/20 11:03
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Washington - Several Democratic senators are uncomfortable with President Barack Obama's decision to use executive action to make immigration reform, raising the possibility of open, bipartisan...
2014/11/20 03:24
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Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Photo: Reuters Washington: In May, reacting to revelations of the National Security Agency's mass collection of Americans' phone records, members of the House of...
2014/11/20 02:27
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Some Senate Democrats balk at Obama's unilateral immigration approach WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several Democratic senators are uncomfortable with President Barack Obama's decision to use executive...
2014/11/19 19:58
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WASHINGTON After winning a special election, Democrat Alma Adams of North Carolina will take office next week as the 100th female member of Congress — the most women Congress has ever had. It will be...
2014/11/18 21:49
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Prior to the 2014 midterm election, in a political landscape defined by an unpopular president and an angry electorate, Democrats replayed one of their 2012 micro-issue distractions in a desperate...
2014/11/18 19:19
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Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy Committee, with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., speak to reporters about the new urgency to get congressional approval for the Keystone XL pipeline,...
2014/11/18 11:41
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When Abraham Lincoln first presented a version of the Emancipation Proclamation to his Cabinet, Secretary of State William Seward warned that issuing it after a defeat would look desperate. Better to...
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WASHINGTON — Nearly 60 years ago, African-American Emmett Till was visiting relatives in the Mississippi Delta when he did something that wouldn’t turn a head today: He talked with, maybe even flirted...
2014/11/18 00:48
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Mississippi senators and other officials have planted a tree at the U.S. Capitol to honor Emmett Till. The Chicago teen was kidnapped and killed in Mississippi in 1955, allegedly for whistling at a...
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More than 500 workers who will lose their jobs when Verso Paper’s Bucksport mill closes in December will qualify for federal help with training, job search support or relocating for a new job. U.S....
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Four New England senators are calling for regular bipartisan meetings between Democrats and Republicans during the next session of Congress. The senators include Rhode Island...
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AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Democratic Party is in for some soul-searching after voters earlier this month rebuked its slate of statewide candidates for the fourth straight election. Not since John...
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When Abraham Lincoln first presented a version of the Emancipation Proclamation to his Cabinet, Secretary of State William Seward warned that issuing it after a defeat would look desperate. Better to...
2014/11/14 05:42
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WASHINGTON – Soft-spoken Republican Sen. Susan Collins is quite popular these days, fielding calls from President Barack Obama, members of the GOP leadership and top Democrats Harry Reid and Chuck...
2014/11/14 04:10
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U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz will be among a bipartisan group of seven lawmakers visiting Guantanamo Bay in Cuba Friday on a "fact-finding oversight trip," the Hawaii Democrat's office said. Schatz and...
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