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5 min ago | The Miami Herald

Raytheon breaks ground for expansion

TV in Meridian reports Gov. Phil Bryant, U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper, R-Miss., joined company and local officials at Wednesday's groundbreaking.

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Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Representative Gregg Harper, US News

4 hrs ago | Long Island Business News

New York political leader Basil Paterson dies

Paterson served as a state senator, deputy New York City mayor and New York's first black secretary of state.

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Related Topix: US News, Charles Rangel, Democrat, US Politics, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, African-American

6 hrs ago | KDWN

2 House Dems pressing inquiry into Tenn. VW vote

Two House Democrats said Wednesday they are beginning their own inquiry into whether Tennessee state officials may have violated "or otherwise run afoul of" federal law by their alleged conduct ahead of a vote by workers at a Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, Tenn., that rejected a bid to be represented by the United Auto Workers union.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Bill Haslam, US Governors, George Miller, Democrat, John Tierney

10 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

Indiana faces deadline on new education standardsIndiana faces...

As the first state to drop the national Common Core learning standards, Indiana is rushing to approve new state-crafted benchmarks in time for teachers to use them this fall, and education leaders from across the nation are closely watching.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mike Pence, Indiana, US Governors, Stanford University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Star Tribune

ACLU sues to try to block Arkansas voter ID law before primary election next month

A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time statewide in the primary election next month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, ACLU, Mike Beebe, US Governors

Tri-cityherald.com

Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

"When it comes to training our workers, not all of today's good jobs require a four-year college degree," Obama said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Cantor blasts Obama for immigration attack on GOP

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is criticizing President Barack Obama for attacking the same lawmakers he's supposed to be working with on immigration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican

KSWO

Okla.'s US Senate candidates set for panel talk

Former state Sen. Randy Brogdon, two-term U.S. Rep. James Lankford, and former House Speaker T.W. Shannon are scheduled to attend Wednesday's luncheon meeting of the Oklahoma Conservative Political Action Committee.

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Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, US Senate, Tom Coburn

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Senators press Delphi on GM recalls

Lawmakers probing how General Motors used faulty ignition switches in many vehicles are turning their scrutiny to the supplier of the part, Delphi Automotive.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Automakers, Delphi, US Politics, US News, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller

Local10.com

Oklahoma bans local minimum wage hikes

Gov. Mary Fallin signed the measure Monday. The new law also bars localities from requiring that employees receive a certain number of sick or vacation days, either paid or unpaid.

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Related Topix: Mary Fallin, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican

Greenwich Citizen

House Democrats' committee sitting on $40M fund

Donors gave more than $10 million in March to the committee tasked with electing House Democrats and helped it amass a $40 million fund to fight skepticism that Republicans can be ousted from their majority in November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Democrat, Steve Israel

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Wash. mudslide death toll rises to 37; flags lowered statewide

One more victim was recovered from the mudslide that hit the town of Oso, raising the death toll to 37, the Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, Democrat, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Landslide, US Governors

WKXW-FM Trenton

Union Fights Plan for Private Tax Collectors

A public employees union is fighting a bipartisan effort in Congress to force the Internal Revenue Service to hire private contractors to collect some delinquent taxes.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Dave Camp

Canton Observer

Out-of-water survival craft at issue in House bill

Marine safety experts are angry about a House vote this month to change a provision of a law Congress adopted in 2010 to make travel on the water safer.

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Related Topix: US News, Boat Disaster, US Politics, Duncan Hunter, Republican, Representative John Garamendi, Democrat, Elijah Cummings

KMIZ

These races will determine control of the Senate

In the battle for the Senate, eight races could determine the balance of power. Democrats currently hold six of the seats while Republicans hold the other two, meaning that the Democrats must defend their territory -- a difficult task in a midterm election with a Democratic president who has low approval ratings.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Kay Hagan

WCAX-TV Burlington

Congresswoman: 3,800 in New Hampshire owed refunds

U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter says an estimated 3,800 people in New Hampshire are owed more than $3 million in unclaimed tax refunds.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Democrat, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US News, Tax

Click2Houston

Texas grand jury to be seated in Gov. Rick Perry ethics case

A Texas judge was expected to seat a grand jury Monday in an investigation into whether Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors last year.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, Austin, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Travis County, TX

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

IRS chief: New rule on the way for tax-exempt groups

The Internal Revenue Service is prepared to rewrite a proposed rule regulating the political activities of nonprofit groups to address complaints from the right and left that it goes too far, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Monday.

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Related Topix: Tax, Non-Profit, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, Darrell Issa, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat

TheBostonChannel.com

Report: E-cigarettes appealing to kids

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US News, US Politics, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Opinion

EDGE

2016 Campaign Checklist: Ron Paul

In this Nov. 6, 2013, file photo, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, New Hampshire, Mitt Romney

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