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Naked Capitalism
The Underground History of the So-called Public Option (plus Underpants Gnomes)logistics difficulties. With ObamaCare as presently constituted appearing to e
The Underground History of the So-called Public Option (plus Underpants Gnomes)
Naked Capitalism / Posted 5 hours ago
logistics difficulties. With ObamaCare as presently constituted appearing to enter a death spiral, its advocates, just as they did in 2009, have deployed the so-called “public option” as a line of defense against single payer. The chorus of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Obama Will Leave $20 Trillion Debt Crisis For Clinton Or Trumpwhile speaking at Concord Community High School in Elkhart, Ind., on June 1, 20
Obama Will Leave $20 Trillion Debt Crisis For Clinton Or Trump
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 hours ago
while speaking at Concord Community High School in Elkhart, Ind., on June 1, 2016. (Associated Press) With federal budget deficits on the rise again, the White House Wednesday officially kicked the problem down the road to the next... Read more
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CNN
Rousseff takes stand in Brazil impeachment trialdragged on for months, predating the Olympic torch lighting ceremony -- a glitz
Rousseff takes stand in Brazil impeachment trial
CNN / Posted 7 hours ago
dragged on for months, predating the Olympic torch lighting ceremony -- a glitzy showpiece that, despite orchestrating, Rousseff was barred from attending. It's a political crisis that ordinary Brazilians could do well without -- the country is... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trialan abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a hea
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trial
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 11 hours ago
an abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a head. On Monday, embattled President Dilma Rousseff is due to make an appearance in front of lawmakers to argue her case. It's not clear if an impassioned speech will do... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trialan abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a hea
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trial
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 13 hours ago
an abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a head. On Monday, embattled President Dilma Rousseff is due to make an appearance in front of lawmakers to argue her case. It's not clear if an impassioned speech will do... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trialan abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a hea
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trial
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 13 hours ago
an abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a head. On Monday, embattled President Dilma Rousseff is due to make an appearance in front of lawmakers to argue her case. It's not clear if an impassioned speech will do... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trialan abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a hea
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trial
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 13 hours ago
an abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a head. On Monday, embattled President Dilma Rousseff is due to make an appearance in front of lawmakers to argue her case. It's not clear if an impassioned speech will do... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trialan abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a hea
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trial
Local 10 Miami / Posted 13 hours ago
an abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a head. On Monday, embattled President Dilma Rousseff is due to make an appearance in front of lawmakers to argue her case. It's not clear if an impassioned speech will do... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trialan abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a hea
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trial
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 13 hours ago
an abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a head. On Monday, embattled President Dilma Rousseff is due to make an appearance in front of lawmakers to argue her case. It's not clear if an impassioned speech will do... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trialan abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a hea
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trial
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 13 hours ago
an abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a head. On Monday, embattled President Dilma Rousseff is due to make an appearance in front of lawmakers to argue her case. It's not clear if an impassioned speech will do... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trialan abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a hea
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trial
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 hours ago
an abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a head. On Monday, embattled President Dilma Rousseff is due to make an appearance in front of lawmakers to argue her case. It's not clear if an impassioned speech will do... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trialan abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a hea
Brazil's Rousseff to take stand in impeachment trial
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 14 hours ago
an abrupt end as the trial to impeach its first female president comes to a head. On Monday, embattled President Dilma Rousseff is due to make an appearance in front of lawmakers to argue her case. It's not clear if an impassioned speech will do... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Health exchange sign-ups fall shortthe insurance exchanges for President Barack Obama's signature health care law
Health exchange sign-ups fall short
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
the insurance exchanges for President Barack Obama's signature health care law is at less than half the initial forecast, pushing several major insurance companies to stop offering health plans in certain markets because of significant financial... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Bayan’s DOTr request to test Malacañang’s FOIgroup also asked for other relevant documents, such as billing statements and A
Bayan’s DOTr request to test Malacañang’s FOI
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 hours ago
group also asked for other relevant documents, such as billing statements and Abaya’s letters to former Department of Budget and Management Secretary Florencio Abad. Reyes hopes that the recently-released exceptions of Duterte’s EO on FOI... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Obama's Parting Gift: $20 Trillion In Public Debt And A Rising Budget DeficitAccording to the US Treasury, on Thursday, August 25, total US public debt hit
Obama's Parting Gift: $20 Trillion In Public Debt And A Rising Budget Deficit
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
According to the US Treasury, on Thursday, August 25, total US public debt hit an all time high of $19.5 trillion. This means that US debt under president Obama has nearly doubled from $10.6 trillion to $19.5 trillion: there is a good chance that on... Read more
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Philly.com
Health-care exchange sign-ups fall far short of forecaststhe insurance exchanges for President Barack Obama's signature health-care law
Health-care exchange sign-ups fall far short of forecasts
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
the insurance exchanges for President Barack Obama's signature health-care law is at less than half the initial forecast, pushing several major insurance companies to stop offering health plans in certain markets because of significant financial... Read more
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The Atlantic
More Americans Are Selecting "Some Other Race" on U.S. Census FormsSomething unusual has been taking­­­­­­ place with the United States Census: A
More Americans Are Selecting "Some Other Race" on U.S. Census Forms
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
Something unusual has been taking­­­­­­ place with the United States Census: A minor category that has existed for more than 100 years is elbowing its way forward. “Some Other Race,” a category that first entered the form as simply “Other” in 1910,... Read more
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New York Post
Hillary, Trump too busy insulting each other to focus on Obama’s weak economyIt’s not the economy, stupid — but it should be. Hillary Clinton and Donald Tr
Hillary, Trump too busy insulting each other to focus on Obama’s weak economy
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
It’s not the economy, stupid — but it should be. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are too busy trading barbs on hot-button topics like race and immigration to discuss the economy, which has slowed to a crawl under President Obama’s watch. “The... Read more
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The Economic Times
Full text of US Fed's Yellen's prepared speech to Jackson Holeinform the FOMC's views on how to most effectively conduct monetary policy in t
Full text of US Fed's Yellen's prepared speech to Jackson Hole
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
inform the FOMC's views on how to most effectively conduct monetary policy in the years ahead. I expect that the work discussed at this conference will make valuable contributions to the understanding of many of these important issues. My focus... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Saturday's Letters: A vote in support of Angela Coreyof convincing judges and juries that these criminals are deserving that fate.
Saturday's Letters: A vote in support of Angela Corey
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
of convincing judges and juries that these criminals are deserving that fate. Good for her! I don’t understand the big push to vote out a winner who’s willing to go the distance in court on behalf of all the rest of us law-abiding citizens. I... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Gov. McAuliffe on $1.2 billion shortfall: 'We must prepare ourselves for tough decisions'billion revenue shortfall, Gov. Terry McAuliffe told the Joint Money Committees
Gov. McAuliffe on $1.2 billion shortfall: 'We must prepare ourselves for tough decisions'
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
billion revenue shortfall, Gov. Terry McAuliffe told the Joint Money Committees of the General Assembly on Friday. "We must prepare ourselves for tough decisions ahead," said McAuliffe. "The issue we’re having to deal with is we see a lot of... Read more
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The Washington Times
Immigration is not the ‘top problem’regularly polls the issues that are among the voters’ greatest concerns, and so
Immigration is not the ‘top problem’
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
regularly polls the issues that are among the voters’ greatest concerns, and soon after the real estate tycoon pushed immigration into the forefront of the news media’s attention on June 16, 2015, Frank Newport, the polling firm’s... Read more
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Newsmax
Fortune: 5 Reasons Why Obama Is Wrong About Obamacarethe Affordable Care Act (ACA), claiming it has has “succeeded by sharply increa
Fortune: 5 Reasons Why Obama Is Wrong About Obamacare
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
the Affordable Care Act (ACA), claiming it has has “succeeded by sharply increasing insurance coverage” and created “a sustained period of slow growth in health care spending.” Obama also admits “the work is not over,” and that the U.S. needs... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Government Study Admits Fed Policies Have Deepened Downturn For Manyappear close to regaining all their losses over the same period, according to a
Government Study Admits Fed Policies Have Deepened Downturn For Many
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
appear close to regaining all their losses over the same period, according to an analysis released last week by the Congressional Budget Office. – Washington Post This analysis helps prove a point we’ve been making for years: Fed... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Ponnuru: Welfare reform, the great bipartisan success storyThose enemies have grown in number in recent years. In part that’s because the
Ponnuru: Welfare reform, the great bipartisan success story
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Those enemies have grown in number in recent years. In part that’s because the Democratic Party has moved leftward generally and decided that past compromises can now be revisited. Liberals have also grown more and more convinced over time that... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Today's Headlines: Economic Inequality Rising, Says CBOrecession. The poor haven't even started." That headline is one of the primary
Today's Headlines: Economic Inequality Rising, Says CBO
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
recession. The poor haven't even started." That headline is one of the primary inferences based on a recent report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). The study recalculated the wealth of US families and studied the distribution of that... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Today's Headlines: Economic Inequality Rising, Says CBOrecession. The poor haven't even started." That headline is one of the primary
Today's Headlines: Economic Inequality Rising, Says CBO
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
recession. The poor haven't even started." That headline is one of the primary inferences based on a recent report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). The study recalculated the wealth of US families and studied the distribution of that... Read more
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FOX News
Why 2016 is the year of the angry white malethe Donald Trump Phenomenon is Changing America—and What We Can All Do to Save
Why 2016 is the year of the angry white male
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
the Donald Trump Phenomenon is Changing America—and What We Can All Do to Save the Middle Class" (Skyhorse Publishing, August 23, 2016) Ultra-liberal Democrats and the mainstream media (I know, I repeat myself) cannot understand why white voters,... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
What's behind the rising economic inequality?recession. The poor haven't even started." That headline is one of the primary
What's behind the rising economic inequality?
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
recession. The poor haven't even started." That headline is one of the primary inferences based on a recent report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). The study recalculated the wealth of US families and studied the distribution of that... Read more
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Raw Story
How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecya formidable front in their campaign against money laundering and tax evasion.
How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
a formidable front in their campaign against money laundering and tax evasion. The United States, championing the cause abroad, was also pursuing legislation for stronger disclosure rules at home. Then along came Jeffrey Bullock, the newly... Read more
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Reuters
How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecya formidable front in their campaign against money laundering and tax evasion.
How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
a formidable front in their campaign against money laundering and tax evasion. The United States, championing the cause abroad, was also pursuing legislation for stronger disclosure rules at home. Then along came Jeffrey Bullock, the newly... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Ponnuru: Welfare reform, the bipartisan success storyThose enemies have grown in number in recent years. In part that's because the
Ponnuru: Welfare reform, the bipartisan success story
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Those enemies have grown in number in recent years. In part that's because the Democratic Party has moved leftward generally and decided that past compromises can now be revisited. Liberals have also grown more and more convinced over time that... Read more
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Roll Call
Immigration Issues That Trump and Clinton Don't Talk About (Much)high-profile topics like border security, Syrian refugee resettlements, deporta
Immigration Issues That Trump and Clinton Don't Talk About (Much)
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
high-profile topics like border security, Syrian refugee resettlements, deportation policies, and a pathway to legal status for millions of undocumented U.S. residents. But back in Washington, members of Congress have a longer list of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Special Report - How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecya formidable front in their campaign against money laundering and tax evasion.
Special Report - How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
a formidable front in their campaign against money laundering and tax evasion. The United States, championing the cause abroad, was also pursuing legislation for stronger disclosure rules at home. Then along came Jeffrey Bullock, the newly... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
SPECIAL REPORT - How the State of Delaware kept America safe...The United States, championing the cause abroad, was also pursuing legislation
SPECIAL REPORT - How the State of Delaware kept America safe...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
The United States, championing the cause abroad, was also pursuing legislation for stronger disclosure rules at home. Then along came Jeffrey Bullock, the newly appointed secretary of state for Delaware. His tiny East Coast state was in crisis,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Special Report - How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecya formidable front in their campaign against money laundering and tax evasion.
Special Report - How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
a formidable front in their campaign against money laundering and tax evasion. The United States, championing the cause abroad, was also pursuing legislation for stronger disclosure rules at home. Then along came Jeffrey Bullock, the newly... Read more
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Sky News Australia
US budget deficit to blow out to $US590bnThe US budget deficit is expected to grow to $US590 billion ($A774 billion) thi
US budget deficit to blow out to $US590bn
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
The US budget deficit is expected to grow to $US590 billion ($A774 billion) this financial year due to slower than expected growth in revenues and higher spending for programs like Social Security and Medicare. The estimate, which is $US56 billion... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US CBO says budget deficit to reach US$590 billion for fiscal 2016WASHINGTON: The U.S. budget deficit is expected to grow to US$590 billion in fi
US CBO says budget deficit to reach US$590 billion for fiscal 2016
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON: The U.S. budget deficit is expected to grow to US$590 billion in fiscal year 2016 due to slower than expected growth in revenues and higher spending for programs including Social Security and Medicare, the Congressional Budget Office said... Read more
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Style Weekly
The 2016 Richmond Power List: Politicsfamiliar faces. “He’s been kind of the big surprise, I think,” political analy
The 2016 Richmond Power List: Politics
Style Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
familiar faces. “He’s been kind of the big surprise, I think,” political analyst Bob Holsworth says. In the past, such business-oriented candidates as Berry have been duds politically. But Berry seems to have communicated that this is something... Read more
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Variety
Michelle Obama Interview: How FLOTUS Used Pop Culture Stardom to Make an Impactdelivering the best-received speech at the Democratic National Convention, firs
Michelle Obama Interview: How FLOTUS Used Pop Culture Stardom to Make an Impact
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
delivering the best-received speech at the Democratic National Convention, first lady Michelle Obama was in her East Wing office describing an entirely different appearance she was about to make that was poised to have an equally notable... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Mica faces GOP challenge in bid for 13th House termMica, R-Winter Park, has never lost an election since and is campaigning for hi
Mica faces GOP challenge in bid for 13th House term
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Mica, R-Winter Park, has never lost an election since and is campaigning for his13th term. But Mark Busch of Casselberry, who is challenging Mica in the Aug. 30 Republican primary for the 7th Congressional District seat, said that's too long for... Read more
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The Age
President Obama's year of action in spite of Congress and the GOP leaves US dividedPresident "pardons" a turkey from the Thanksgiving dining table by executive or
President Obama's year of action in spite of Congress and the GOP leaves US divided
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
President "pardons" a turkey from the Thanksgiving dining table by executive order before a bank of cameras at the White House. Barack Obama never really seems to enjoy the tradition that is believed to have begun with President Kennedy and been... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
President Obama's year of action in spite of Congress and the GOP leaves US dividedPresident "pardons" a turkey from the Thanksgiving dining table by executive or
President Obama's year of action in spite of Congress and the GOP leaves US divided
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
President "pardons" a turkey from the Thanksgiving dining table by executive order before a bank of cameras at the White House. Barack Obama never really seems to enjoy the tradition that is believed to have begun with President Kennedy and been... Read more
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The Morning Call
The rise and fall of Kathleen Kaneconfidant and former campaign strategist what anyone would gain from the plan t
The rise and fall of Kathleen Kane
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
confidant and former campaign strategist what anyone would gain from the plan the attorney general had set in motion just hours earlier. Call Adrian King, Kane told strategist Josh Morrow in a brief telephone call on April 22, 2014, that... Read more
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International Business Times
The richest 10% of families in the US own 76% of the country's wealthThe richest 10% of families in the US hold a massive 76% of the country's wealt
The richest 10% of families in the US own 76% of the country's wealth
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
The richest 10% of families in the US hold a massive 76% of the country's wealth, it has been revealed. According to statistics released by the government's non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO), income inequality in the country has... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Candidates for 4th U.S. Congressional District debatefor specific donation items in order to help people staying there after the his
Candidates for 4th U.S. Congressional District debate
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 10 days ago
for specific donation items in order to help people staying there after the historic flooding. Five congressional candidates talked... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Donald Trump to fly into Baton Rouge Fridayfor specific donation items in order to help people staying there after the his
Donald Trump to fly into Baton Rouge Friday
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 10 days ago
for specific donation items in order to help people staying there after the historic flooding. Candidates for 4th U.S. Congressional District debateCandidates for 4th U.S. Congressional District debate Five congressional candidates talked... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Congressional candidates talk taxes, transportation Five GOP candidates vying for the 4th District congressional seat squared off
Congressional candidates talk taxes, transportation
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 10 days ago
Five GOP candidates vying for the 4th District congressional seat squared off at a debate in Bossier City Thursday night. Five GOP candidates vying for the 4th District congressional seat squared... Read more
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Federal Times
New IT strategy could help modernize government techThe federal government spends about three-fourths of its $80 billion informatio
New IT strategy could help modernize government tech
Federal Times / Posted 11 days ago
The federal government spends about three-fourths of its $80 billion information technology budget maintaining aging systems, a recent congressional report says. But a new automated software testing and implementation system is speeding up efforts to... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email Letters: August 18, 2016 Colorado should lead in modeling a new energy economy The North Fork Valley
Email Letters: August 18, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Colorado should lead in modeling a new energy economy The North Fork Valley is at a crossroads with the decline of the coal industry. But economies change, and the energy and power industries are going through some of... Read more
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