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12 hrs ago | Switched

Peter King, David Paterson Scramble For Shelter During Rocket Attack In Israel

Rep. Peter King and former New York Gov. David Paterson scrambled for shelter after a rocket attack on the town they were visiting in Israel on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, David Paterson, US Governors

13 hrs ago | New York Daily News

New York pols: Cut college costs

College students could get a $500 rebate on the expensive fees, applications and tests they pay just to get into school if a new bill passes.

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

15 hrs ago | JD Journal

GOP Hires Hefty and Expensive Lawyers to Take on Obama

Have Republicans gone too far? Many think so, as they persist in their tenacious opposition to the Affordable Care Act, now that they've hired Republican attorney superstar David Rivkin to go for the throat on a specific part of the "Obamacare" plan, the decision of the White House to give employers a one-year reprieve on covering health care costs ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Candice Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi

22 hrs ago | The New York Observer

DCCC Vows 'Unprecedented' Field Operation Against Michael Grimm

If the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has its way, the field operation built to unseat Congressman Michael Grimm will be the most aggressive and sophisticated in the city's congressional history.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, Democrat, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Roll Call

House Lawsuit Against Obama Price Tag: Up to $350K

Boehner and House GOP have hired a D.C. firm to handle Obama lawsuit. House Administration Chairwoman Candice S. Miller, R-Mich., said the firm has been contracted to represent the House in the district court civil suit.

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Related Topix: Roll Call, US Politics, US News, Candice Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Aug 22, 2014

OpEdNews

Democratic Party leader echoes Netanyahu's new theme: Hamas equals ISIS

A few weeks after the Israeli prime minister accused Hamas of piling up "telegenically-dead Palestinians for their cause," Benjamin Netanyahu has found a telegenically-dead victim for his propaganda purposes: James Foley, the brave American journalist killed by ISIS in Syria.

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Related Topix: Hamas (Palestine), Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Kos

The Real Reason Deficits Don't Matter

The dull topic of deficits and fiscal policy are no where near as compelling and interesting at the moment when compared with all the other topics at hand such as the current civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, the ongoing militarization of a growing number of local police forces in American cities and all the incredible suffering overseas due to ... (more)

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Clinton, Pelosi to hold women's event in San Francisco

Amid rampant speculation about her presidential aspirations, Hillary Clinton will appear alongside House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi for an October fundraiser in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative David Valadao, Representative Julia Brownley

Philly.com

Struggle for 3d District victory

But as the political winds have shifted, their focus has narrowed onto one South Jersey district, the Third, that Democratic leaders have cited as one of their best opportunities nationally to pick up a GOP-held seat.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Jon Runyan, Republican, US House of Representatives, Burlington County, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Democrat

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

House Democrats Widen Lead in Fundraising Race

House Democrats' campaign arm widened its fundraising advantage over its Republican counterpart last month, bringing in over $11.5 million compared with Republicans' $8 million.

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

Tri-cityherald.com

Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser in Iowa

This Jan. 3, 2008 file photo shows then-Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., accompanied by her husband former President Bill Clinton, daughter Chelsea Clinton, and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Hillary Clinton

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Jerusalem Post

US-Israel ties

Last week, a report that an arms shipment to Israel was put on hold by the Pentagon ruffled feathers on both sides of the Atlantic and caught many by surprise.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

New York Daily News

On Twitter, a river of venom

Social media revolutionizes communication, makes a fetish of self-expression - and gives license to haters.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014

New York Post

Israel backers slam Obama for denying Hellfire missile shipment

Friends and allies of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at the Obama administration Thursday for halting a weapons shipment to the Jewish state "The Obama people came into office with almost a chip on their shoulder against Netanyahu," Rep. Peter King told The Post.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Politico

Pelosi brings pols, donors to Napa

The California Democrat is, once again, bringing her top donors and other powerful political figures to wine country for a two-day legislative and issues conference at the swanky Villagio Inn and Spa.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, Representative Ami Bera, Chris Van Hollen, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

The New York Observer

Kathy Hochul All But Endorses John Liu

Does Kathy Hochul speaking at a campaign rally for John Liu constitute an endorsement? Does this mean, in turn, that the governor wants to drive State Senator Tony Avella from office? Ms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Joseph Crowley, Democrat, Representative Grace Meng, New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Newsday

Israel threatens to withhold FAA funds over night jet arrivals

FILE: Airplanes on the runway of Kennedy Airport, as a boater passes by on the waters of Head Of Bay in Queens, on Aug. 13, 2012.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Queens, NY, New York, NY, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nassau County, NY, East Hills, NY, Old Brookville, NY

Tue Aug 12, 2014

American Thinker

Scorched Earth Politicians

Barack Obama's poll numbers are plummeting -- for many good reasons -- as the midterm elections approach.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Lewis

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Manan Trivedi courts Lebanon County voters

Manan Trivedi, Democratic candidate for the Pennsylvania Sixth Congressional District, talks with voters at the Lebanon Area Fair on Friday.

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Related Topix: Lebanon County, PA, US Politics, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pennsylvania, Democrat

News Max

Criticism Mounts as Obama Continues Fundraisers, Golf Amid Crises

The criticism of President Barack Obama as tone-deaf and near-absent is rising as the commander-in-chief continues his vacation and campaign fundraising - even as international crises continue to deepen.

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

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