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Shredder

I don't like to talk about national politics - not because I'm writing for a local newspaper, not because I feel it's above my pay grade or interest level, but because it's beneath me.

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Related Topix: Sex Scandal, US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Richard Shelby, US House of Representatives, Lisa Murkowski

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Feds targeting Arizona construction sector over what they call lax safety guidelines

Arizona's guidelines for protecting residential construction workers from dangerous falls on the job site are under intense scrutiny by the federal government.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Senator Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, OSHA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Breitbart.com

Video: Al Franken Plays With Traffic Cone Boobs

Since his narrow election to the Senate in 2009, Sen. Al Franken has labored to create a new image for himself as a studious wonk.

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Related Topix: Al Franken, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jon Kyl, Senator Jeff Flake

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Breitbart.com

Video: Al Franken Plays With Traffic Cone Boobs

Since his narrow election to the Senate in 2009, Sen. Al Franken has labored to create a new image for himself as a studious wonk.

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Related Topix: Al Franken, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jon Kyl, Senator Jeff Flake

Thu Apr 10, 2014

KFYI-AM Phoenix

Deaths at VA Hospital May Be Tied to Delayed Care

Arizona's two US Senators are calling for a Congressional investigation, including hearings, on claims that dozens of patients at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Phoenix may have died due to not getting medical care in a timely manner.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, Senator Jeff Flake, Phoenix, AZ

Turnto10.com

Senate committee orders review of 'Cuban Twitter'

US Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv Shah, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, before a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on "U.S. WASHINGTON - The Senate Foreign Relations Committee asked the U.S. Agency for International Development on Thursday to turn over all records about the Obama ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Twitter, Cellphones, Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Huffington Post

Senate Democrats' Committee Outraises GOP Rivals

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee on Wednesday said it raised $8.1 million in March, bringing its total for the year to $21.4 million.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Joe Biden, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Senator Chris Murphy

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Politico

GOP not fazed by paycheck vote

Republicans working to improve their image among women aren't worried about suffering a political backlash if they follow through with plans to block the Paycheck Fairness Act.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Senator Chuck Schumer, John Thune, US House of Representatives

Phoenix New Times

Arizona's Safest Cities: Florence, Gilbert, and More

No surprise here: Phoenix isn't exactly one of the safest cities in Arizona. Read on to find the 10 safest cities in Arizona, where you might die of boredom, but most likely not as a result of a violent crime: Violent Crimes Per 1,000: 1.29 Property Crimes Per 1,000: 18.80 Does it bother anyone else that Maricopa is in Pinal County, not Maricopa ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arizona, Gilbert, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Washington Times

OSHA could take over Arizona division

Arizona's disdain for what many say is an all-too powerful federal government could grow if a disagreement over federal construction standards is not resolved.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Arizona, US Senate, John McCain, Senator Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arizona Government, OSHA, Environmental Law, Law

Washington Examiner

Electric grid security gets renewed attention on Capitol Hill

Lawmakers are livid because of a FERC leak of sensitive information about vulnerabilities in the electric grid to the Wall Street Journal last month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Senator Jeff Flake, Mary Landrieu

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Sentencing Law and Policy

"Law Enforcement Lobby Quietly Tries To Kill Sentencing Reform"

Several organizations representing state and local law enforcement are quietly trying to kill a bipartisan bill that would roll back tough mandatory sentences for people convicted of federal drug offenses under legislation passed during the height of America's drug war three decades ago.

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Jeff Flake, US House of Representatives, Prison

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Free Republic

How badly must Republicans lose for immigration reform to win?

Immigration reform looks to be dead. Again. With the 2014 midterms bearing down and House Republicans standing pat, activists who pushed hard to get a bill passed in this session of Congress are making valedictory speeches about their efforts and looking to the future.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Mario Diaz-Balart, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Lamar Smith

Copper Basin News

Resolution Copper Project moving forward

During a recent community open house, last week Resolution Copper Project Director Andrew Taplin updated the public on the mining project.

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Related Topix: Superior, AZ, Representative Paul Gosar, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Senator Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Huffington Post

Sentencing Set For Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, Man Who Shot At White House

Prosecutors say Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez should spend 27 years in prison for the 2011 shooting.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US News, US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican

Sat Mar 29, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Africa: Examining the 'Power Africa' Initiative - Senate Testimony by Tony Elumelu

Senators Chris Coons [l] and Jeff Flake [r] with Tony Elumelu from Nigeria at Senate hearing on 'Power Africa'.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Christopher Coons, Democrat, Senator Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Wall Street Journal

So God Made a Lawyer

Iowa's Sen. Tom Harkin, a popular left-wing Democrat, announced early last year that he'll retire at the end of his fifth term.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, Senator Al Franken, Opinion

Sonoran News

Rep. Schweikert to Co-Host U.S. Service Academy Conference

SCOTTSDALE Reps. David Schweikert , Matt Salmon and Sen. Jeff Flake will host an informational session on Saturday March 29, 2014 for Arizona high school students interested in attending one of the U.S. Service Academies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative David Schweikert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Scottsdale, AZ, Representative Matt Salmon, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Education Etc.

Daily Kos

Discuss

Cue the false outrage: the Obama administration has announced that it's extending the March 31 Obamacare enrollment deadline for people who have already begun the application process by March 31, but haven't been able to finish the application.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Healthcare Law, Law

Tue Mar 25, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Feds allow extra time for health enrollment

Less than a week before the March 31 end of open enrollment for the Obama health law, that deadline was extended by the Obama Administration, giving people more to finish their applications if they have had troubles signing up for private health insurance coverage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Yvette Clarke, Democrat, Kevin Brady

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