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4 hrs ago | Detroit News

Portraits, works by emerging artists show great talents in 2 exhibits

Inspired by Howard Zinn's populist 'People's History of the United States,' Detroit filmmaker and artist Nicole Macdonald created a series of enormous paintings of Detroit heroes past and present - telling the city's history, in her words, 'from the ground up.'

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

8 hrs ago | Samoa News

Glasnost on the Potomac under...

It's as if the United States has two governments, one open and one very much not.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, George Bush, US House of Representatives, Democrat

12 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

Highlights of Congressional Hearings on Copyright Moral Rights,...

On July 15, 2014, the Judiciary Committee of the United States House of Representatives, through its Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet , held hearings regarding a number of copyright issues, including moral rights, termination rights, resale royalty and copyright term.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Howard Coble, Democrat, Bob Goodlatte, Jerrold Nadler

22 hrs ago | Politico

OMB gets new press guru

New director Shaun Donovan won't be the only new face at the Office of Management and Budget when he's sworn in Monday - he's brought over Melanie Roussell Newman as his new top press aide.

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

23 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

Long-term Democrat challenged in Michigan's 13th Congressional primary race

Democratic Congressman John Conyers Jr. talks with Michigan Radio's Lester Graham.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, Detroit, MI

Sun Jul 27, 2014

RedState

Justin Amash versus the Chamber of Commerce

A showdown is brewing in Michigan's Third Congressional Distirct which could have outsized impact on national politics for the foreseeable future.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ron Paul, Brea, CA

Observer & Eccentric

Around Wayne and Westland

Chicken, hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided by club and prepared by guest Chefs Dan Geb and Jake Hess.

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Related Topix: Westland, MI, Wayne, MI, Education Etc., Wayne County, MI, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Inkster, MI

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Leahy and Other Leaders of Senate and House Judiciary Committees Hail ...

WASHINGTON, July 25 -- The office of Sen. Patrick S. Leahy, D-Vt., issued the following news release: The House on Friday unanimously passed bipartisan legislation that would restore the ability of consumers to more easily transfer their cell phones to other wireless carriers, just one week after the Senate approved the same measure.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Republican, Chuck Grassley, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte

National Review Online

White House Negotiating with Hill Democrats about Border Crisis

White House officials are meeting with Hill Democrats in an attempt to figure out if there are policy changes that the party could support in order to strike a deal with congressional Republicans that would secure the administration with additional funding for the border crisis.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Representative Keith Ellison

San Francisco Bay View

Hundreds of protestors flood Detroit streets to protest water shut-offs

Hundreds marched in the streets of downtown Detroit on July 18 to protest water services being shut off for thousands of residents too poor to pay their utility bills.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Natural Disasters, Flood, Activism, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Detroit News

Conyers ramps up as Sheffield presses on

U.S. Rep. John Conyers is campaigning more vigorously than normal for a 26th term, after a political scare a month ago nearly sidetracked his quest to be the first black dean of Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, Nancy Pelosi

Switched

Opening Statements Reveal Shooter's State Of Mind In Renisha McBride Case

As a prosecutor showed a jury photos of Renisha McBride, her father rushed out of the court room.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Violent Crime, Dearborn Heights, MI, Life, Self Defense

US News & World Report

Freedom Act 'Close' One Year After Amash's NSA Attempt

Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., right, led the initial fight against NSA surveillance.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Michigan, Michigan Government, Barack Obama

Hindustan Times

US lawmaker a longtime Modi pursuer faces new reality

A Republican lawmaker who has been a leading advocate of denying Narendra Modi a visa in the past, appears reconciled to the Prime Minister's coming visit.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Nation

Struggle for Water Rights in Detroit Is Showing How to Fight (and Beat) Austerity

The austerity agenda as it plays out on the ground in American cities is often so relentless in demanding cuts in public services that it is easy to imagine that it cannot be upended.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Activism

Mon Jul 21, 2014

ECNmag

House votes to extend moratorium on Internet taxes

The House voted Tuesday to make permanent a moratorium that prevents state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Democrat

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Free Republic

At Detroit Water Rally, Congressman Conyers Tells Water Department To ...

The bankrupt city of Detroit has a water problem. The city is trying to collect over $90 million dollars in unpaid water bills.

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

Crain's Detroit Business

Crain's week in news, July 12-18: UM approves plan for clinical...

University of Michigan regents approved a plan to build a $2.6 million clinical research center on the fifth floor of the original W.K. Kellogg Eye Center tower on Wall Street in Ann Arbor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Detroit, MI

The Glittering Eye

Where You Sit Is Where You Stand

About the only thing Ms. Slaughter didn't do in five hours was offer House Speaker John Boehner her litigation notes.

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Related Topix: US News, George Bush, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell

CBS Local

U.S. Rep. John Conyers Honored For Donation Of 'Historic' Personal Papers

A number of judges and lawyers honored U.S. Rep. John Conyers in a ceremony Friday, thanking the 85-year-old Detroit Democrat for donating personal papers from his nearly 50 years in Washington to Wayne State University.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, Wayne State University, African-American

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