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14 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Pulitzer committee makes a stand for free press, accountable government [Commentary]

The Pulitzer Prizes to two news outlets that cooperated with whistleblower Edward Snowden in the disclosure of widespread National Security Agency surveillance of electronic communications at home and abroad has U.S. officialdom in a dither.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

NAFCU

King, Meeks circulating letter on risk-based capital

April 18, 2014 - NAFCU is working with Reps. Peter King, R-N.Y., and Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y., to generate signatures for their letter to NCUA Board Chairman Debbie Matz on the agency's proposal on risk-based capital.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Gregory Meeks, Democrat, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Washington Post

N.Y. cop to remain in India on weapons charge

A New York City police officer arrested last month at the New Delhi airport with bullets in his luggage may be forced to stay in India until this summer, after a judge delayed his case Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, World News, India, Harlem (New York, NY), Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Hill

King: Disbanded NYPD Muslim surveillance program worked

Rep. Peter King on Wednesday came out against the decision to disband a secretive New York City program that spied on Muslims.

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

News Max

Peter King: NYPD Knows Threat Remains as Muslim Spy Program Ends

The New York Police Department realizes a serious threat to the United States remains from extremist Islamists, despite the department's termination of a secretive program that spied on Muslims in their community, Rep. Peter King said.

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

News Max

Peter King: Rand Paul Incapable of Intelligent Debate on Spying

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is incapable of having a debate on the nation's intelligence programs, charged fellow Republican New York Rep. Peter King, a member of the House Homeland Security Committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Nepalnews.com

Wash Post, Guardian share Pulitzer for NSA coverage

The Guardian and the Washington Post shared a Pulitzer Prize Monday for reporting on leaks from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden that revealed a global surveillance network monitoring millions of Americans and foreigners.

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Related Topix: Journalism, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, New York, Columbia University, Publishing, Media, New Times

TCPalm

Paul Janensch: Pulitzer award for Snowden story controversial, justified

Paul Janensch, Vero Beach, was a newspaper editor and taught journalism at Quinnipiac University.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

ABC News

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

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