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Ryan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programs

Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states that he said would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty.

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Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Paul Ryan, US News

5 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

Democrats stand by senator amid plagiarism claim

A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S. A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, Death Penalty, US Politics, Republican, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KSWO

Oklahoma schools get boost in per-pupil funding

The state Department of Education announced Wednesday it has released its allocations to school districts for the 2015 fiscal year.

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

Cybercast News Service

Some lethal injection problems in US executions

Since Texas became the first state to use lethal injection as its execution method on Dec. 7, 1982, some problems have been reported during the process nationwide.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Ted Strickland, Democrat, Ohio, US Governors

Northern Michigan News

Calls for troops at border echo previous pushes

When Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the deployment of up to 1,000 armed National Guard troops to the Mexican border he was speaking to voters in Iowa as much as Texas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Joaquin Castro, US News, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Prison, US National Guard, US Military, Rick Perry, US Governors

Merced Sun-Star

Boehner lauds doctor who saved lawmaker's baby

This July 23, 2013, file photo provided by the office of Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., shows Herrera Beutler, left, is with her husband, Dan Beutler, and their baby, Abigail Rose Beutler, at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif.

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Related Topix: Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, US News, Republican, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, John Boehner

Yahoo!

Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders

New Republican nominee David Perdue and Democratic opponent Michelle Nunn used the first day of the general election campaign to retool the "outsider" arguments they've used to reach this point in a race that will help determine who controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, Non-Profit, University of Georgia

The Town Talk

Social Security spent $300 million on 'IT boondoggle'

Six years ago, the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, McKinsey, Consulting, McKinsey & Company, US Politics, US News, Republican, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Jordan, Representative James Lankford

US News & World Report

Montana US senator's thesis appears to plagiarize

Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Prison

EDGE

LGBTs Connect at Netroots Nation

More than 120 LGBT activists, bloggers, organizations, funders, and journalists from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico gathered in Detroit this past week for a day-long discussion about the future of the LGBT movement and ways to effect progressive social change within it and beyond.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Blog News, US Politics, US News, Mike Rogers, Republican, Gay/Lesbian, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate

Sunherald.com

Obama fundraises for Dems; demands GOP cooperation

The mixed messages aim to cast Obama as being above the fray even as he embarks on one of his most intense fundraising sprees for the Democratic Party.

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

The Island Packet

Gov. Christie visits Colorado for fundraiser

Christie will be at a noon fundraiser in Denver on Wednesday for the Republican Governor's Association, which Christie chairs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Chris Christie, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US Governors, Denver, CO, John Hickenlooper, Scott Walker, Nikki Haley

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

House, Senate chart separate courses on border

Senate Democrats and House Republicans are moving separately to slash President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency spending request for the border, but they're unlikely to end up with a deal that could pass both chambers.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, John Boehner, Republican

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

Firefighters were making progress Tuesday in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control, with wetter weather bringing some relief but also raising concerns about flash flooding.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, Patty Murray, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Weather

Bellingham Herald

Undercover probe finds health law failings

The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says its undercover investigators were able to get subsidized health care under fake names in 11 out of 18 attempts.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dave Camp, Republican

WAVE-TV Louisville

GOP voters in Georgia to decide Senate nominee

The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, Representative Paul Broun, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, Ron Paul

Bradenton.com

Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

In this May 5, 2014, file photo, Kim Kardashian attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" in New York.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Twitter, US Politics, US News, Democrat, John Dingell

WFAA-TV Dallas

Lawsuit filed against Gov. Jindal over Common Core

Parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards are suing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, accusing him of illegally meddling in education policy.

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Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican

EDGE

Fla. GOP Rep Backs Gay Marriage Despite Personal Support for 'Traditional' Marriage

Rep. David Jolly announced his support for same-sex marriage on Monday even though he is Christian and believes in "traditional" marriage, the Washington Post reports.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican, Gay/Lesbian, Representative Richard Hanna, Senator Rob Portman, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate

KHOU-TV Houston

Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Charles Taylor, US Military, US Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

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