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2 hrs ago | Cave News

New HHS nominee helped cover for Clinton after Vince Fonster's death

President Obama on Friday formally nominated Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head the Department of Health and Human Services following the botched resignation of Kathleen Sebelius.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton

6 hrs ago | The Advocate

Cameron Ferachi part of Ken Burns' new LPB film airs on Tuesday

At the Greenwood School, Cameron Ferachi found his place to fit in, made academic progress and discovered the courage to stand in front an audience and recite The Gettysburg Address.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA

7 hrs ago | Salon

"We are in great danger": Ex-banker details how mega-banks destroyed America

"It no longer matters who sits in the White House," former Goldman Sachs managing director Nomi Prins writes in her new book " All the Presidents' Bankers: The Hidden Alliances That Drive American Power ."

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8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'Big Dog' Clinton to help underdog FitzGerald as Kasich Ohio reelect ad airs

Former President Bill Clinton is returning in June to Ohio, a state he won twice to win the House House, to howl for Democrats and their underdog candidate for governor, Ed FitzGerald.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US News, Bill Clinton, Perot Sys, Computers, IT Services, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama

12 hrs ago | CNN

Authors to write sequel on 'the next chapter in Clinton's political career'

Even though Hillary Clinton has yet to announce whether she will run for president or not in 2016, two authors who chronicled her years at State are already set to write about the next chapter in the former first lady's political life.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, HRC, Books, Bill Clinton

14 hrs ago | Mediaite.com

Fox & Friends Guest: Democratic Party at 'War with Itself' over Voter ID

Appearing on Fox & Friends on Monday, National Review columnist John Fund was asked for his take on President Barack Obama attacking voter identification as a means of limiting the ability of minority Americans to vote during a Friday appearance at a National Action Network event.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Television

18 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

How kissing Congressman ruined Rand PaulR...

Rand Paul has attacked Hillary Clinton for having a husband who took advantage of a staffer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, Democrat, Bill Clinton, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Go Local

Rob Horowitz: The Civil Rights Act, 50 Years Later

Last week President Obama and former Presidents George W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton came together at a Civil Rights Summit held at the LBJ library to mark the 50th anniversary of the adoption of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and to celebrate the man who was instrumental in bringing it about.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Bill Clinton, Law, Employment / Labor Law, African-American

ABC News

Why Bill Clinton Continues to Call Himself a Vegan

Clinton's doctor let the secret out in New York Times that sometimes the former president cheats on his healthy diet.

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Related Topix: Life, Vegan, Vegetarian, Bill Clinton

Cambridge Evening News

New streets in Royston to be named after First World War writers -...

Siegfried Sassoon, Robert Graves and Vera Brittain are some of the literary figures whose names have been shortlisted for new streets in Royston.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

HeraldNet

For Hillary Clinton and Boeing, a beneficial relationship

On a trip to Moscow early in her tenure as secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton played the role of international saleswoman, pressing Russian government officials to sign a multibillion-dollar deal to buy dozens of aircraft from Boeing.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton

Weekend

Nigeria: Okonjo-Iweala Honoured With Rockefeller Award

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigerian Finance Minister, recipient of the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award from Synergos, with the organization's founder and chair, Peggy Dulany Photo: Christine Butler/Synergos The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was honoured Wednesday with the prestigious ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, New York, Bill Clinton, Liberia, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Laughing Squid

World War I Photos of Europe Overlaid on Present Day Locations

Photographer Peter Macdiarmid has created a series of then and now composite photos that show images of the European theater of World War I overlaid on the European locales as they appear today.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts

Examiner.com

Bill Clinton's dietitian, Dr. Mark Hyman, discusses benefits of sugar-free diet

Dr. Mark Hyman is an obesity expert who has appeared on numerous national TV shows, but has quietly been the dietitian for Bill and Hillary Clinton for the past 10 years, NDTV reported Sunday.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Life, Food, Vegan, Vegetarian, Drugs

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Arvada WWII veteran to receive POW Medal

An Arvada man held captive by the Nazis during World War II is being awarded a Prisoner of War Medal.

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Related Topix: Arvada, CO

CBS Local

Carville: Republican Party 'Will Be Extinct' If Hillary Clinton Wins In 2016

Democratic strategist and former President Bill Clinton adviser James Carville said the Republican Party knows the stakes against "presumptive" Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, declaring that if the GOP loses the 2016 presidential election the party will be pushed into extinction.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Joe Biden, Iowa

Mirror.co.uk

The Crimson Field lost 700,000 viewers for its second episode on BBC One

World War I drama was still the second most-watched show on Sunday night with an audience of 5.4 million The Crimson Field's second episode saw an alarming drop of 700,000 in viewers despite a strong opening earlier this month.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Germany, France See Ghosts of WWI in Ukraine

Senior French and German officials have warned that the crisis in Ukraine echoes the ideas that led to World War I. Sigmar Gabriel, Leader of Germany's Social Democratic Party , French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament BERLIN - Senior French and German officials have warned that the surge in ... (more)

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

Mediaite.com

GOP: It's Cool For Us to Treat Obama Terribly, Because We Were So Much Worse to Clinton

Attorney General Eric Holder told a sympathetic crowd earlier this week that he's found his treatment at the hands of House Republicans to be historically terrible .

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Related Topix: Eric Holder, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Clinton, Television

Politico

Struggling Dems waiting for Hillary in 2014

She's one of the most sought-after surrogates of a party that can use all the help it can get in the midterms.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Joe Biden, Bill Clinton

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