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Salon.com
California rewrites the GOP’s climate playbookleft routinely convinces itself that their counterparts will kneel into positio
Salon.com / Posted 2 hours ago
left routinely convinces itself that their counterparts will kneel into position once it gets a running start. In 2010, Senate Democrats appealed to Republicans to pass federal climate legislation, only to see almost every conservative bail on... Read more
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EuroNews
Kamala Harris, Booker Are Early 2020 Favs Among Black Leaders— Sen. Kamala Harris is the potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate ge
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
— Sen. Kamala Harris is the potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate generating the most excitement among the black political elite, according to participants at this year's Congressional Black Caucus Foundation policy forum in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Challenger emerges to take on Straus for the House Speaker’s gaveldecided to jump into the race after getting encouragement from fellow members o
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
decided to jump into the race after getting encouragement from fellow members over the last few months, he said in a statement. “I have served in the House under the leadership of three different Speakers,” said King, an attorney who is... Read more
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Raw Story
How California is forcing the GOP to rewrite its climate playbookleft routinely convinces itself that their counterparts will kneel into positio
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
left routinely convinces itself that their counterparts will kneel into position once it gets a running start. In 2010, Senate Democrats appealed to Republicans to pass federal climate legislation, only to see almost every conservative bail on... Read more
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The Hill
Kaspersky testimony delayed | SEC database hacked | Facebook turns over Russian 2016 election ads | Controversy over Giuliani's cyber worksystem for public-company filings and may have profited from stolen insider inf
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
system for public-company filings and may have profited from stolen insider information. SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said in a statement that hackers exploited a software vulnerability in the regulator's EDGAR filing system. That breach was discovered... Read more
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The News & Observer
Trump pick for NC judge accused of ‘hostile record on African-American voting rights and workers’ rights’Thomas Farr: Black Caucus , AFL-CIO oppose GOP attorney for federal judge | New
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
Thomas Farr: Black Caucus , AFL-CIO oppose GOP attorney for federal judge | News & Observer Thomas Farr, center, conferring with attorneys during a break at a hearing to determine whether the Voter ID law requires a change to the N.C. Constitution.... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Civil Service Commission votes to limit collective bargaining for state workersLANSING – Michigan state government now has the power to override clauses in st
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
LANSING – Michigan state government now has the power to override clauses in state employee union contracts during financial emergencies and government managers have more control over how employees are reassigned after layoffs, receive overtime, and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
State budget debacle points to power shift, with GOP resurgentHARTFORD — With Gov. Dannel P. Malloy likely to veto the $40 billion Republican
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
HARTFORD — With Gov. Dannel P. Malloy likely to veto the $40 billion Republican budget narrowly approved by the House and Senate, the General Assembly is back where it started and maneuvering in shifting political sands. “You have to take the party... Read more
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Darien News-Review
MGM Bridgeport plan stokes casino expansion debatecenter in New Haven, saying private investment opportunities of this magnitude
Darien News-Review / Posted 6 days ago
center in New Haven, saying private investment opportunities of this magnitude should be a no-brainer for the cash-strapped state that still doesn’t have a budget. Bridgeport’s Joe Ganim and New Haven’s Toni Harp touted the economic benefits of the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
MGM Bridgeport plan stokes casino expansion debatecenter in New Haven, saying private investment opportunities of this magnitude
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
center in New Haven, saying private investment opportunities of this magnitude should be a no-brainer for the cash-strapped state that still doesn’t have a budget. Bridgeport’s Joe Ganim and New Haven’s Toni Harp touted the economic benefits of the... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
MGM Bridgeport plan stokes casino expansion debatecenter in New Haven, saying private investment opportunities of this magnitude
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 days ago
center in New Haven, saying private investment opportunities of this magnitude should be a no-brainer for the cash-strapped state that still doesn’t have a budget. Bridgeport’s Joe Ganim and New Haven’s Toni Harp touted the economic benefits of the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
MGM Bridgeport plan stokes casino expansion debatecenter in New Haven, saying private investment opportunities of this magnitude
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
center in New Haven, saying private investment opportunities of this magnitude should be a no-brainer for the cash-strapped state that still doesn’t have a budget. Bridgeport’s Joe Ganim and New Haven’s Toni Harp touted the economic benefits of the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
MGM Bridgeport plan stokes casino expansion debatecenter in New Haven, saying private investment opportunities of this magnitude
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 days ago
center in New Haven, saying private investment opportunities of this magnitude should be a no-brainer for the cash-strapped state that still doesn’t have a budget. Bridgeport’s Joe Ganim and New Haven’s Toni Harp touted the economic benefits of the... Read more
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The News-Times
MGM Bridgeport plan stokes casino expansion debatecenter in New Haven, saying private investment opportunities of this magnitude
The News-Times / Posted 6 days ago
center in New Haven, saying private investment opportunities of this magnitude should be a no-brainer for the cash-strapped state that still doesn’t have a budget. Bridgeport’s Joe Ganim and New Haven’s Toni Harp touted the economic benefits of the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
As Lisa Madigan leaves office, few woman ready to take her placeit stirred were so fevered Friday that she was briefly Chicago's top Twitter tr
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
it stirred were so fevered Friday that she was briefly Chicago's top Twitter trend, ahead of Riot Fest. Her vague statement that she was leaving to "seek a new challenge" sent the cryptographers into overdrive. Did that mean she would... Read more
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The News & Observer
Alma Adams battles Trump over black colleges| News & Observer Rep. Alma Adams said it’s merely a coincidence that she’s re
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
| News & Observer Rep. Alma Adams said it’s merely a coincidence that she’s revving up her activity on historically black colleges and universities next week at the same time President Donald Trump is scaling back his. "Some spokesperson in... Read more
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FOX News
The scariest stat you'll see all dayand eight Democratic House members were confirmed for the meeting, including me
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
and eight Democratic House members were confirmed for the meeting, including members of the bipartisan ‘Problem Solvers’ caucus and the centrist Democrat Blue Dog Coalition, according to another congressional source familiar with the... Read more
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The Hill
Trump’s tax lieutenants face a critical stretch | GOP eyes tax framework for Sept. 25 release | Trump promises no boost for rich in tax planFinance. I’m Sylvan Lane, and here’s your nightly guide to everything affecting
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
Finance. I’m Sylvan Lane, and here’s your nightly guide to everything affecting your bills, bank account and bottom line. Senate Banking Committee: Hearing entitled "Examining the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States," 10 a.m... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Sen. Tim Scott To Meet With Trump Over Charlottesville Responseand racial violence in Charlottesville, Va., as well as specific issues facing
KERA North Texas / Posted 12 days ago
and racial violence in Charlottesville, Va., as well as specific issues facing communities of color. Scott — the only black Republican currently serving in the Senate — said Trump's moral authority was comprised after the president equated... Read more
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The Hill
Trump stirs controversy with civil rights pickis morally unfit for the job,” Mara Keisling, executive director of the Nationa
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
is morally unfit for the job,” Mara Keisling, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, said in a statement following his nomination. The nomination is also drawing fire because of its context. The Trump administration... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Sen. Tim Scott To Meet With Trump Over Charlottesville Responseand racial violence in Charlottesville, Va., as well as specific issues facing
KPBS San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
and racial violence in Charlottesville, Va., as well as specific issues facing communities of color. Scott — the only black Republican currently serving in the Senate — said Trump's moral authority was comprised after the president equated... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Vi Lyles upsets Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts in Democratic primarybroke into cheers and chants of “Team Vi Lyles.” “I can’t believe it,” one sup
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
broke into cheers and chants of “Team Vi Lyles.” “I can’t believe it,” one supporter yelled. “I can,” yelled another. State Sen. Joel Ford was a distant third, followed by Lucille Puckett and Constance Partee Johnson. Meanwhile, City Council... Read more
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The Hill
White House says tax reform depends on Dem support | What will Cordray do? | Mnuchin: Trump's corporate tax goal may be out of reachProtection Bureau (CFPB) is said to be mulling a bid for governor of Ohio, wher
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
Protection Bureau (CFPB) is said to be mulling a bid for governor of Ohio, where he served as attorney general and state treasurer, and could announce his plans at any moment.But there’s a catch.Federal law prevents Cordray, a Democrat,... Read more
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The Hill
Outrage builds over Equifax breach | US debt passes $20 trillion | Trump scrambles tax reform politics | Trump may seek more disaster aidlawmakers are doing: http://bit.ly/2xrRuTF. Senators demand answers on Equifax
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
lawmakers are doing: http://bit.ly/2xrRuTF. Senators demand answers on Equifax executives who sold stock after breach: The Senate Finance Committee wants answers from Equifax on when three of its executives, who sold almost $2 million in stock,... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC Republicans push back against anti-gerrymandering campaigndefend maps before Wisconsin redistricting SCOTUS case | News & Observer Sen.
The News & Observer / Posted 17 days ago
defend maps before Wisconsin redistricting SCOTUS case | News & Observer Sen. Ralph Hise, right, during a break in Senate Appropriations Committee meeting at the Legislative Office Building in Raleigh Thursday, May 29, 2014. Ethan... Read more
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Inquirier.net
TOFA to honor outstanding Fil-Am achievers from six statesA previous TOFA awards night; the awards are now on their 7th year. CONTRIBUTED
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
A previous TOFA awards night; the awards are now on their 7th year. CONTRIBUTED NEW YORK – Achievers and talents from six states across America will gather for The Outstanding Filipino American (TOFA) Awards this year in honor of Filipino American... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Labor Day parade: Unions to gather Monday to show solidarity for workers' rightsthe achievements they’ve made over the years,” said Nick Ciaramitaro, legislati
Detroit Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
the achievements they’ve made over the years,” said Nick Ciaramitaro, legislative director for American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 25, which represents state, county and municipal employees. “It’s more... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
SUNDAY EDITION | Kentucky renews ‘sometimes rancorous’ debate on Confederate monumentsFRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) – Draped in a shawl of the American flag, Jeannette Steph
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 22 days ago
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) – Draped in a shawl of the American flag, Jeannette Stephens came to the Kentucky state Capitol last week because she believes a 15-foot-tall, marble sculpture of Jefferson Davis does not belong in a public rotunda. “I’m not... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
After Harvey, Houstonians eye long road to recoveryto peter out by mid to late September. Surprisingly, gas prices in Texas rose
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
to peter out by mid to late September. Surprisingly, gas prices in Texas rose less in the last week than in many other states. Texas' average price saw an 11-cent increase from Aug. 25 to Aug. 31. In the same period, these states saw larger... Read more
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Roll Call
Staffers Discuss Policing After Garner, Brown Decisionspolicing in the wake of the Michael Brown and Eric Garner jury decisions. Thro
Roll Call / Posted 24 days ago
policing in the wake of the Michael Brown and Eric Garner jury decisions. Through organizations such as the Congressional Black Associates and the Senate Black Legislative Staff Caucus — black Hill staffers have sought to bring awareness to issues... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Houston grapples with Harvey messat least 1½ feet of water. As floodwaters receded in Houston, attention shifte
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
at least 1½ feet of water. As floodwaters receded in Houston, attention shifted a bit to a region near the Texas-Louisiana state line. Some residents in Beaumont, Texas, grew anxious after the city of nearly 120,000 people lost water service when... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
After Harvery, Houstonians eye long road to recoveryneed second special session due to Harvey costs As unofficial damage estimates
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
need second special session due to Harvey costs As unofficial damage estimates from Hurricane Harvey continued to grow, state officials acknowledged Thursday for the first time that another special legislative session could be necessary next... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
After Harvery, Houstonians eye long road to recoveryneed second special session due to Harvey costs As unofficial damage estimates
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
need second special session due to Harvey costs As unofficial damage estimates from Hurricane Harvey continued to grow, state officials acknowledged Thursday for the first time that another special legislative session could be necessary next... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Despite missing deadline, three medical marijuana growers approvedDespite missing a key state deadline earlier this month, three more medical mar
Baltimore Sun / Posted 27 days ago
Despite missing a key state deadline earlier this month, three more medical marijuana growers won final licenses on Monday to cultivate the drug. The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commissionvoted togrant approval for three of the five companies that had... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Panel may take up issue of removing Forrest bust from Tennessee state Capitol on FridayNASHVILLE — Efforts to remove a bust of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 28 days ago
NASHVILLE — Efforts to remove a bust of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest from Tennessee's state Capitol could take a major step this week when a panel with powers to initiate the removal process is scheduled to meet. The State Capitol... Read more
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Salon.com
Progressives: Don't blow the chance for health care reform with a single-payer litmus testAlmost every Democrat believes that the United States should catch up with the
Salon.com / Posted 28 days ago
Almost every Democrat believes that the United States should catch up with the rest of the world’s democracies and embrace universal, comprehensive affordable health care. There is no clearer example of the failure of private markets than America’s... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Charlie Mitchell: Senate election may double as flag referendumOXFORD -- Next year's U.S. Senate election in Mississippi may double as a refer
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 30 days ago
OXFORD -- Next year's U.S. Senate election in Mississippi may double as a referendum on the state flag. Incumbent Sen. Roger Wicker and looming challenger state Sen. Chris McDaniel have taken opposite positions and both know the flag is red meat. It... Read more

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