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The Notea s Must-Reads for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Note's Must-Reads are a round-up of today's political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Detroit News

Free Press columnist Stephen Henderson wins Pulitzer Prize

Detroit Free Press columnist Stephen Henderson, who has been willing to criticize powerful interests to defend average citizens of the troubled city, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his commentary on the city's financial crisis, it was announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Columbia University, Publishing, Media, Knight Ridder, Washington Post, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Daily Caller

New York officials argue for flexibility with gun law violatorsa As ...

Some of New York's most strident gun control advocates have rushed to the defense of an unwitting traveler who was arrested at an airport for a technical violation of a draconian gun law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, New York, Guns

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Pulitzer Prizes Are Out: 'Washington Post,' 'The Guardian' Win For NSA Stories

Months after lifting a veil of secrecy from the National Security Agency's surveillance operations, The Washington Post and The Guardian won a Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Visalia Times-Delta

Nunes seeks chairmanship on panel

Rep. Devin Nunes tried to get appointed to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence soon after he began serving in Congress in 2003.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Devin Nunes, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Jeff Miller, Mike Rogers

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Our opinion: Continued funding of LIHEAP a must

That's the message Washington lawmakers are sending to the House Appropriations Committee, regarding the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Republican, Senator Bernie Sanders, Vermont, Opinion

Washington Examiner

Democrats shift from climate 'change' to 'adaptation' to woo Republicans

If it's climate change , it's a lot. That's why environmental groups and congressional Democrats are increasingly talking about "climate adaptation."

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Related Topix: US News, Weather, US Politics, Representative Matt Cartwright, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hurricane, Hurricane Sandy, Representative Paul Tonko, Republican

KXXV-TV Waco

2 reporters who probed NSA surveillance back in US

A federal appeals court has upheld a regulatory safety finding against SeaWorld in the drowning of a trainer at the theme park who was pulled under by a killer whale.

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Related Topix: Prison, Education Etc., Media, Lions Gate Entertainment, Ohio, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mashable

WikiLeaks Live Tweets Glenn Greenwald's Flight to US

Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, two of the journalists Edward Snowden chose as recipients of the leaked cache of NSA secret documents that dominated headlines across the world for months, are about to land in the United States - and WikiLeaks wants you to track their flight.

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

LongIsland.com

Long Island Immigrant Communities Join National Day of Action on...

Brentwood, NY - April 11, 2014 - On Thursday evening, immigrants and allies from across Long Island joined together for a moving, and action-oriented, community forum that concluded a national day of action for immigration reform.

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Related Topix: Long Island, VA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Timothy Bishop, Carolyn McCarthy, Democrat, Steve Israel, Immigration Reform

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Huffington Post

Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras Returning To U.S. For First Time Since Snowden Revelations

Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, two American journalists who have been at the forefront of reporting on documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden , will return to the United States on Friday for the first time since revelations of worldwide surveillance broke.

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Related Topix: Journalism, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

Examiner.com

House Republicans want provisions to pass unemployment benefits extension bill

Now that the Senate passed the unemployment benefits extension bill Speaker of the House John Boehner will have to decide if he will put it to a vote since Republicans are considering adding provisions to support the bill, April 8, 2014 Now that the Senate passed the unemployment benefits extension bill Speaker of the House John Boehner will have ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pete Sessions, Representative Michael Grimm, Christopher Smith

Wed Apr 09, 2014

NAFCU

McKenna says CUs need supplemental capital

April 10, 2014 - NCUA's Michael McKenna told House Financial Services Committee leaders Wednesday that the agency supports H.R. 719, legislation introduced by Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Brad Sherman, Democrat, Maxine Waters, Jeb Hensarling

WBUR-AM Boston

Congressional Hearing Held To Reflect On Marathon Bombings

The House Homeland Security Committee took a look back today at the response to the Marathon bombings and the Watertown manhunt that followed nearly a year ago.

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

Poughkeepsie Journal

Gibson urges House GOP to extend jobless benefits

Rep. Chris Gibson of Kinderhook is among a small group of House Republicans who want their chamber to approve legislation the Senate passed Monday to temporarily renew long-term unemployment benefits.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, Representative Tom Reed, John Boehner, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat

The Bennington Banner

Continued funding of LIHEAP a must

That's the message Washington lawmakers are sending to the House Appropriations Committee, regarding the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Republican, Senator Bernie Sanders, Vermont, Opinion

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Fox News

Holder confirms Petraeus probe still open

Two years after the FBI first began investigating former CIA director David Petraeus, Attorney General Eric Holder confirmed to lawmakers that the case remains open -- amid allegations it is being used as leverage to keep the former general quiet.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat, Hillary Clinton

News Max

Rep. Steve King: Snowden Did More Damage than Jeffrey Dahmera

Rep. Steve King has said that NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden has done more damage to America than the infamous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, and he can think of no other person in history who has done more damage to the country.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, US Governors, Jan Brewer

Lincoln Daily News

Senate Votes To Extend Jobless Benefits, Faces Divided House

The Democratic-led U.S. Senate passed a bill on Monday to restore expired jobless benefits for 2.4 million Americans who have been out of work for at least six months.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Frank LoBiondo, Christopher Smith

Daily Kos

Abbreviated pundit roundup: CIA torture report, unemployment insurance, and more

More than a year after it approved a report critical of the CIA's interrogation and detention policies, the Senate Intelligence Committee has voted to make a portion of the document public.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, Representative Jon Runyan, Frank LoBiondo

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