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CBS Baltimore
Maryland Faces Possible Lack of Female Lawmakers in Congress— Maryland has been among leading states in electing women to political offices
Maryland Faces Possible Lack of Female Lawmakers in Congress
CBS Baltimore / Posted 45 minutes ago
— Maryland has been among leading states in electing women to political offices for decades, but the state could have its first all-male congressional delegation in more than 40 years unless at least one of two Republicans or a third-party... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Divided America: Clinton Highlights Lack Of Women In Officeranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clint
Divided America: Clinton Highlights Lack Of Women In Office
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted an hour ago
ranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clinton, but probably not Thomas — a conservative Republican, opponent of abortion and Obamacare, former general counsel of Florida's Department of Elder Affairs. She's... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in officeranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clint
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in office
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 hours ago
ranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clinton, but probably not Thomas - a conservative Republican, opponent of abortion and Obamacare, former general counsel of Florida's Department of Elder Affairs. She's... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in officeranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clint
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in office
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 hours ago
ranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clinton, but probably not Thomas - a conservative Republican, opponent of abortion and Obamacare, former general counsel of Florida's Department of Elder Affairs. She's... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
State lags in female lawmakersa third of the dozen female senators who were there a decade ago. "It is disap
State lags in female lawmakers
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 2 hours ago
a third of the dozen female senators who were there a decade ago. "It is disappointing," said Sen. Judy Emmons, a Sheridan Republican who has served a total of 11 1/2 years in Lansing. "We are a citizens Legislature." After the recent death of... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Michigan lags other states in number of female lawmakershas put a woman in the governor's office and the U.S. Senate but continues to l
Michigan lags other states in number of female lawmakers
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 2 hours ago
has put a woman in the governor's office and the U.S. Senate but continues to lag other states in electing women to the Legislature, where one of five members is female — roughly the same as two dozen years ago. Women are especially rare in the... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Voters looking for changeWe all know Albany is broken. The legislature is filled with career politicians
Voters looking for change
The Leader-Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
We all know Albany is broken. The legislature is filled with career politicians who have lost their way and are out of touch with reality. Senators or Assemblymen have been bought and paid for by special interests and lobbyists. So when I announced... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Divided America: Clinton highlights lack of women in officeranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clint
Divided America: Clinton highlights lack of women in office
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 hours ago
ranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clinton, but probably not Thomas — a conservative Republican, opponent of abortion and Obamacare, former general counsel of Florida's Department of Elder Affairs. She's... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in officeranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clint
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in office
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 hours ago
ranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clinton, but probably not Thomas - a conservative Republican, opponent of abortion and Obamacare, former general counsel of Florida's Department of Elder Affairs. She's... Read more
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Salon.com
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in officeranks of America’s female elected officials come January. You know about Clint
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in office
Salon.com / Posted 6 hours ago
ranks of America’s female elected officials come January. You know about Clinton, but probably not Thomas — a conservative Republican, opponent of abortion and Obamacare, former general counsel of Florida’s Department of Elder Affairs. She’s... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in officeranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clint
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in office
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
ranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clinton, but probably not Thomas � a conservative Republican, opponent of abortion and Obamacare, former general counsel of Florida's Department of Elder Affairs. She's... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in officeranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clint
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in office
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 7 hours ago
ranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clinton, but probably not Thomas � a conservative Republican, opponent of abortion and Obamacare, former general counsel of Florida's Department of Elder Affairs. She's... Read more
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Daily Herald
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in officeranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clint
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in office
Daily Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
ranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clinton, but probably not Thomas - a conservative Republican, opponent of abortion and Obamacare, former general counsel of Florida's Department of Elder Affairs. She's... Read more
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The New Yorker
Can Latinos Swing Arizona?His father is a construction worker, and his mother runs the family. As he put
Can Latinos Swing Arizona?
The New Yorker / Posted 8 hours ago
His father is a construction worker, and his mother runs the family. As he put it, “There’s her, and there’s her.” Barboza first volunteered for Promise Arizona in the spring of 2012, when some friends who worked for the organization recruited him.... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Analysis: Christie’s political star finds new lightthe opportunity to run for vice president. But it didn’t take long for Christi
Analysis: Christie’s political star finds new light
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 9 hours ago
the opportunity to run for vice president. But it didn’t take long for Christie’s national prospects to light up again. First were the rumors that Christie, the former U.S. attorney for New Jersey, would become U.S. attorney general should Trump... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Suburban lawmaker abruptly resigns, citing hacked social media accountsA top ally of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner abruptly resigned from the Illinois
Suburban lawmaker abruptly resigns, citing hacked social media accounts
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
A top ally of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner abruptly resigned from the Illinois House on Sunday, citing “cyber security issues” that also prompted him to delete his social media accounts. Rep. Ron Sandack, R-Downers Grove, served as Rauner’s House... Read more
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Boston Globe
Clinton, Kaine don’t plan to match Trump’s name-callingin response to his repeatedly referring to her as “Crooked Hillary.” Clinton a
Clinton, Kaine don’t plan to match Trump’s name-calling
Boston Globe / Posted 10 hours ago
in response to his repeatedly referring to her as “Crooked Hillary.” Clinton and Kaine sat down on Saturday for their first joint interview, some hours after holding a rally in Miami in front of an exuberant crowd of about 5,000. Kaine, named... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in officeranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clint
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in office
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 hours ago
ranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clinton, but probably not Thomas - a conservative Republican, opponent of abortion and Obamacare, general counsel of Florida's Department of Elder Affairs. She's running in... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Monday Musings: Legion has been silent on Shelbyanti-LGBT law. Good for the NBA. North Carolina’s bigoted legislation is costi
Monday Musings: Legion has been silent on Shelby
The Middletown Press / Posted 11 hours ago
anti-LGBT law. Good for the NBA. North Carolina’s bigoted legislation is costing the state millions upon millions, but its Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and Republican-dominated state legislature refused to reconsider this law, which not only attacks... Read more
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New York Magazine
The Case Against the Media, by the Mediashow, and opposite me is Arlen Specter. Specter’s arguing that the deliberation
The Case Against the Media, by the Media
New York Magazine / Posted 12 hours ago
show, and opposite me is Arlen Specter. Specter’s arguing that the deliberations should be closed to cameras. And he goes first. I’m listening to him, and they turn to me, and whoever it was says, ‘Well, Mr. Brill, what do you think?’ And I said,... Read more
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CBS News
The Democratic Ticket: Clinton and Kaineon July 24, 2016. Scott Pelley is the correspondent. Henry Schuster and Ruth St
The Democratic Ticket: Clinton and Kaine
CBS News / Posted 12 hours ago
on July 24, 2016. Scott Pelley is the correspondent. Henry Schuster and Ruth Streeter, producers. Tonight, we have the first and only interview with the new Democratic ticket. Last Sunday on 60 Minutes, we heard from Donald Trump and Mike... Read more
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KTVN Reno
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in officeranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clint
DIVIDED AMERICA: Clinton highlights lack of women in office
KTVN Reno / Posted 13 hours ago
ranks of America's female elected officials come January. You know about Clinton, but probably not Thomas - a conservative Republican, opponent of abortion and Obamacare, former general counsel of Florida's Department of Elder Affairs. She's... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Tim Kaine faces criticism for gifts received while Va. governorhe served as Virginia’s chief executive and his time as lieutenant governor bef
Tim Kaine faces criticism for gifts received while Va. governor
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 hours ago
he served as Virginia’s chief executive and his time as lieutenant governor before that are certain to be cited by his Republican critics as a sign that Kaine, now a U.S. senator, is not as squeaky clean as he portrays himself. “It would be... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Clinton Highlights Lack of Women In Officeranks of America’s female elected officials come January. You know about Clint
Clinton Highlights Lack of Women In Office
CBS Baltimore / Posted 13 hours ago
ranks of America’s female elected officials come January. You know about Clinton, but probably not Thomas — a conservative Republican, opponent of abortion and Obamacare, former general counsel of Florida’s Department of Elder Affairs. She’s... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
'Hell no': Kansas district attorney candidates reject idea of legal potpromise to prosecute marijuana crimes and colorfully denounced — “hell no,” one
'Hell no': Kansas district attorney candidates reject idea of legal pot
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 hours ago
promise to prosecute marijuana crimes and colorfully denounced — “hell no,” one said — the idea of legalizing the drug. Republican candidates Mike Kagay, Karen Wittman and Keen Umbehr all oppose legalization. At a forum this last week, all three... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Three challenge Young for 26th District seatserved in the district's other position from 2006 until 2014, when he was defea
Three challenge Young for 26th District seat
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 14 hours ago
served in the district's other position from 2006 until 2014, when he was defeated by Michelle Caldier. Republican Young and Democrat Seaquist both are from Gig Harbor. Republican Bill Scheidler and Democrat Alec Matias both call... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The Democratic convention: Party unity in danger on eve of Clinton’s big weekon a unity wave. “The Democratic Party is usually credited for being unable to
The Democratic convention: Party unity in danger on eve of Clinton’s big week
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
on a unity wave. “The Democratic Party is usually credited for being unable to [project unity]. And it’s usually the Republican Party that is indicated as being more unified and ‘falling in line’ behind their candidate,” said Lilly Goren,... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Indiana lags behind other states for women in public officebehind other states in several respects. The state ranks 34th in the country f
Indiana lags behind other states for women in public office
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 16 hours ago
behind other states in several respects. The state ranks 34th in the country for the percentage of women serving in the Legislature. It has only one female mayor of a mid-sized city or larger, and is one of eight states who have had neither a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Challenger raises more than Wasserman Schultz, but she has more cash for home stretchcontributions and just $5,500 from political committees. Both took in far more
Challenger raises more than Wasserman Schultz, but she has more cash for home stretch
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
contributions and just $5,500 from political committees. Both took in far more during the second quarter than during the first three months of the year. Canova took in $538,000 during the first quarter. From January through March, Wasserman... Read more
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Daily Herald
Indiana lags behind other states for women in public officebehind other states in several respects. The state ranks 34th in the country f
Indiana lags behind other states for women in public office
Daily Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
behind other states in several respects. The state ranks 34th in the country for the percentage of women serving in the Legislature. It has only one female mayor of a mid-sized city or larger, and is one of eight states who have had neither a... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Indiana lags behind other states for women in public officebehind other states in several respects. The state ranks 34th in the country f
Indiana lags behind other states for women in public office
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 19 hours ago
behind other states in several respects. The state ranks 34th in the country for the percentage of women serving in the Legislature. It has only one female mayor of a mid-sized city or larger, and is one of eight states who have had neither a... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Poll tests waters for primary, key issuesKansas newspapers and Fort Hays State University’s Docking Institute of Public
Poll tests waters for primary, key issues
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
Kansas newspapers and Fort Hays State University’s Docking Institute of Public Affairs to conduct a political poll of the First Congressional District measuring Kansans’ candidate and policy preferences on key issues. The survey found the First... Read more
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The New Yorker
Hating Hillaryroom had fallen into disuse; Hillary Rodham Clinton tells me that its restorati
Hating Hillary
The New Yorker / Posted 22 hours ago
room had fallen into disuse; Hillary Rodham Clinton tells me that its restoration was one of her pet projects when she first arrived. A red damask sofa stands off to one side, and there are half a dozen pleasant, undemanding oils and engravings... Read more
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Lowell Sun
House, Senate send pay-equity bill to BakerBOSTON (AP) -- Men and women would move closer to equal pay in the workplace in
House, Senate send pay-equity bill to Baker
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
BOSTON (AP) -- Men and women would move closer to equal pay in the workplace in under a bill that has landed on Republican Gov. Charlie Baker's desk. The Massachusetts House and Senate unanimously approved the legislation during a rare Saturday... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Supreme Court justice suggests legislating away 'demon chipmunk'the legislative process or as a form of protest. In recent years, the reading a
Supreme Court justice suggests legislating away 'demon chipmunk'
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
the legislative process or as a form of protest. In recent years, the reading application has been used, but Gunn is the first presiding officer to turn it to full speed, to an incomprehensible level, what was tagged in the halls of the Capitol... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Starkville school merger: What went right?specialist at the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation. “But Star
Starkville school merger: What went right?
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
specialist at the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation. “But Starkville-Oktibbeha is different. It’s the first time a failing district has merged with a successful one, and it’s the only merger between districts with significantly... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Candidates pile up cash in fall racethis by lending his campaign more than $105,000, according to the latest campai
Candidates pile up cash in fall race
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
this by lending his campaign more than $105,000, according to the latest campaign-finance reports. Wallace, a Leachville Republican, reported $95,411.79 in his campaign account through the end of last month. He is trying to oust Democratic Sen.... Read more
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NBC News
Herstory Made: Clinton's Big Moment Caps Long Journeynation's 58th presidential election — for a new major milestone to be reached.
Herstory Made: Clinton's Big Moment Caps Long Journey
NBC News / Posted yesterday
nation's 58th presidential election — for a new major milestone to be reached. This week, Hillary Clinton will become the first woman to be the nominee of a major political party. And it will happen in the city where our system of government was... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Weld County delegates are hopeful Democratic National Convention will remain civil, productiveAfter a week of excitement mixed with a bit of controversy at the Republican Na
Weld County delegates are hopeful Democratic National Convention will remain civil, productive
Greeley Tribune / Posted yesterday
After a week of excitement mixed with a bit of controversy at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Democrat delegates from Weld County expect to present a more united front at the party’s convention in Philadelphia this week. The... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Weld County Democrats are hopeful Democratic National Convention will remain civil, productiveAfter a week of excitement mixed with a bit of controversy at the Republican Na
Weld County Democrats are hopeful Democratic National Convention will remain civil, productive
Greeley Tribune / Posted yesterday
After a week of excitement mixed with a bit of controversy at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Democrat delegates from Weld County expect to present a more united front at the party’s convention in Philadelphia this week. The... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Free Press endorsements in legislative primariesvulnerable residents of this east-side Detroit, Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods
Free Press endorsements in legislative primaries
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
vulnerable residents of this east-side Detroit, Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods district. He’s an important voice in the Legislature. Unfortunately, that voice is badly compromised by his obviously poor judgment in the way he conducts his... Read more
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The News & Observer
The cold cruelty of NC leaders is to tax poor to render to richPat McCrory and N.C. Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger Harry Lynchhlynch
The cold cruelty of NC leaders is to tax poor to render to rich
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
Pat McCrory and N.C. Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger Harry Lynchhlynch@newsobserver.com A few weeks ago, as the legislature considered yet another tax cut proposal, the NC Justice Center released a report exploring who had benefited from... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Larry Sabato: Why Kaine is a winning choiceHouse. By choosing Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton will get both. Clinton has been
Larry Sabato: Why Kaine is a winning choice
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
House. By choosing Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton will get both. Clinton has been the favourite to win in Virginia since the Republicans chose Donald Trump, whose backing in heavily populated suburbs such as Northern Virginia should lag behind the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Candidate settles lawsuit against state for $25,000state. Scales had initially asked for $1 million. Scales' lawsuit alleged the
Candidate settles lawsuit against state for $25,000
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
state. Scales had initially asked for $1 million. Scales' lawsuit alleged the Public Disclosure Commission violated his First Amendment rights and his right to due process by demanding he alter his campaign signs during the primary election. The... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Meet the Democrats Running for State House in District 9for the job after two years of serving up there? (Friese) Well, I think that's
Meet the Democrats Running for State House in District 9
Tucson Weekly / Posted yesterday
for the job after two years of serving up there? (Friese) Well, I think that's exactly it. I mean two years, serving my first term, I had the pleasure of getting elected in 2014, learned a lot in my first term. Read everything, very active in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Gun rights activists rally against attorney general’s curb on copycat assault riflessaid at a press conference Wednesday. “We do.” Gun advocates have responded th
Gun rights activists rally against attorney general’s curb on copycat assault rifles
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
said at a press conference Wednesday. “We do.” Gun advocates have responded that Healey acted unilaterally, bypassing the Legislature, a move they say is an overstep of her powers. Gun sales have spiked in the wake of Healey’s announcement:... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Kaine a traditional VP Choice for Clinton in an unconventional yearAnother former colleague notes that "he's a genuinely nice guy but he's not a p
Kaine a traditional VP Choice for Clinton in an unconventional year
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 days ago
Another former colleague notes that "he's a genuinely nice guy but he's not a pushover," pointing to an intense debate with Republican Jerry Kilgore in the 2005 Virginia governor's race. Kaine's supporters say he can be especially effective on the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
'Utah compromise' a start, but road still bumpy2015 Utah bill without the cooperation of leaders in The Church of Jesus Christ
'Utah compromise' a start, but road still bumpy
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
2015 Utah bill without the cooperation of leaders in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Mormons in the Republican-dominated state Legislature. Powerful gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender leaders were in these negotiations,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Voters largely rebuke lawmaker’s call for Clinton to be shotLONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - To New Hampshire voters, hearing an eyebrow-raising co
Voters largely rebuke lawmaker’s call for Clinton to be shot
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) - To New Hampshire voters, hearing an eyebrow-raising comment from state Rep. Al Baldasaro, a Republican and fervent Donald Trump supporter, is nothing new. He has mocked a female colleague’s breasts, expressed “disgust” at a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Big changes in Adam Smith’s 9th District put racial issues at forefrontWhen the boundaries of the 9th Congressional District were redrawn after the 20
Big changes in Adam Smith’s 9th District put racial issues at forefront
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
When the boundaries of the 9th Congressional District were redrawn after the 2010 census, it became the state’s first majority minority district, with about 51 percent people of color. Asians make up 24 percent of the district, Hispanics 12 percent... Read more
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