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5 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

Boy Sent Home From School Because His Hair Was 'Too Long'

Wow, what a way to screw up a kid's first day of kindergarten. My heart breaks for this little boy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Seminole, TX, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Lawmaker: Nerds, geeks needed to find Lois Lerner's emails

After months of unsuccessful attempts to badger the IRS into handing over Lois Lerner's supposedly lost emails, Rep. Jason Chaffetz is proposing a last, desperate measure: calling in the nerds and geeks.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

News roundup: GOP unveils video game to take back the Senate

GOP unveils video game to take back the Senate. Idaho seizes nine boys from polygamous sect.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mike Lee, The National, Entertainment, Television, Bobby Jindal, Barack Obama, Utah

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Townhall

Video: DOJ Says Retrieving Lerner Emails From Back-Up System 'Too Hard'

Quick history lesson: As various investigators dug into the IRS targeting scandal , they discovered that a large cache of emails sent and received by key agency figure Lois Lerner were missing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory

Fri Aug 22, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

Insanity: GOP for Mitt Romney drumbeat again

Unbelievably, the drumbeat is beginning for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney to run for President a third time.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Journalism, Matt Drudge, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

Rep. Gowdy says he’ll bring prosecutor’s focus, fairness to Benghazi probe

Congressman Trey Gowdy, left, Republican of the 4th District of South Carolina, talks to Thomas Brandon, deputy director of the Bureau of ATF, Feb. 27, 2014, in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Inglis, John Boehner

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Emery County Progress

Changes needed at Huntington Canyon upper debris basin

The Emery County Commission approved a contract for the south debris basin with Johansen and Tuttle Engineering.

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Related Topix: Emery County, UT, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Washington Times

Inside the Beltway: Romney's route could still lead to a ballot

He just looks presidential, all confident and centered amid national turmoil, ramped up by incessant media coverage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito

Townhall

Republicans Seek to "Restore" an Online Gambling Ban that Never Existed

Republicans generally oppose federal encroachment on policy matters traditionally left to the states.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Poe, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Opinion

Fox News

US Army general accused -- again -- of obstructing probe of grisly Afghan hospital

A two-star Army general, reprimanded once already for misconduct, is being accused of obstructing another investigation into patient abuse and fraud at a U.S.-funded hospital in Afghanistan made infamous for its grisly conditions, according to a new watchdog report.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, World News, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Navy, US Senate, Chuck Grassley, Conservative Political News

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Hyperallergic

Is the Push for Better Embassy Design Putting People at Risk?

Some politicians are concerned that the new initiative to build better-designed United States embassies isn't just expensive, it's putting employees in danger.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

The Washington Post

Sen. Wyden: Your dataa s yours no matter on whose server it lives

At the TechFestNW event in Portland on Friday, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden called for legal reforms that embrace an understanding that the mere act of handing over digital data doesn't mean giving way a user's right to privacy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Social Software, Republican, US House of Representatives, World News

Deseret News

In our opinion: Heed Herbert's advice to 'Keep (your) mitts off Utah'

Gov. Herbert has asked Orrin Hatch's 14 colleagues to come see Utah for themselves, which is a very good idea.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Orrin Hatch, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rob Bishop, Utah, US Governors, Gary Herbert, Opinion

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Emery County Progress

Commision approves change order for upper debris basin

Commissioner Ethan Migliori presented the employee of the month award to Bo Minchey from the Emery County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Emery County, UT, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Architect Online

Embassy Design: Chocolate and Peanut Butter

Architects spend a lot of time educating clients about the value of design. Here's one more opportunity: The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has begun to scrutinize the State Department's new approach to architecture, the Excellence in Diplomatic Facilities program , starting with a contentious July 10 hearing on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth

Architect Online

House Committee Questions State Department's Embassy Design Program

Summoned to a tense congressional hearing last month, two U.S. Department of State officials dressed entirely in black, as if anticipating a somber occasion.

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Related Topix: Architectural Design, Arts, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, George Bush

Daily Record

Gamble or die

Federal legislation that could prohibit states from Internet gaming in Maryland and many other states could result in more uneducated kids, unsafe streets and veterans and senior citizens languishing in a world without needed government services.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, South Carolina, US House of Representatives

Mon Aug 11, 2014

National Review Online

WH: Repeal Anti-Terorrism Policy for Libyan Nationals

President Obama's White House team supports repealing a Ronald Reagan anti-terrorism measure targeted against Libyan nationals, on the theory that the United States has "normalized" relations with the war-torn country.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Salt Lake Tribune

Debate: Doing good, doing bad, with and without re...

George Pyle has been a newspaper writer in Kansas, Utah, Upstate New York, and now Utah again, for more than 30 years - most of it as an editorial writer and columnist.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Utah

Examiner.com

Gop Rep: American cities will burn if Obama doesn't go to war in Iraq and Syria

Sen. John McCain , Sen. Lindsey Graham and Rep. Jason Chaffetz hold a news conference about Benghazi at the U.S. Capitol After President Obama agreed to send humanitarian aid and limited air strikes into Iraq , one Republican official criticized the president, stating that if he doesn't engage in heavy combat, he envisions "American cities in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, John McCain, US House of Representatives, Metal, Isis

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