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Thursday Speed Read: North Carolina, Nate Silver, Rosemary Lehmberg, Brunei, Ohio, Oklahoma

The same three-judge panel that heard the lawsuit challenging Utah's ban on recognition of same-sex marriages today hears a lawsuit challenging Oklahoma's.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Wedding, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Mother Jones

Rick Perry Dismantled Texas' Public Integrity Unit. Now He's Facing a Grand Jury.

Rick Perry - Republican Texas governor, failed 2012 presidential candidate, and potential 2016 retread contender - is battling legal trouble at home, thanks to his controversial veto that demolished the state office tasked with investigating political scandals.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas, Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Washington Post

The ideological middle in Congress is dead. So, who killed it?

This chart, which I posted last week on the Fix , told the story of the death of the ideological middle in Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Pryor, Senator Kay Hagan

Mon Apr 14, 2014

ABC News

Texas Grand Jury to Be Seated in Perry Ethics Case

A Texas judge was expected to seat a grand jury Monday in an investigation into whether Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors last year.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Travis County, TX

Tri-cityherald.com

Texas grand jury to be seated in Perry ethics case

Special State District Judge Bert Richardson was to oversee the impaneling in Austin.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Travis County, TX

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Dem congressional candidate Beyer: a We need to ban super PACsa

Former Virginia lieutenant governor Don Beyer called Saturday for a ban on super PACs to reduce the influence of money in politics, speaking in a congressional candidate forum which was heavy on liberal rhetoric.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, James Moran, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Alexandria, VA, Republican, Sports

Wed Apr 09, 2014

CNN

In political extramarital affairs, mistress rarely emerges unscathed

Rep. Vance McAllister, shown here as he awaits to be sworn in to the House last fall, asked for forgiveness from God, his family and his constituents after a newspaper published what it said was surveillance video showing the married Louisiana Republican making out with a female staffer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, William Jefferson, Democrat, Louisiana, Prison, Public Relations

Tue Apr 08, 2014

NewsBusters.org

Wash Post's Dana Milbank: The Koch Brothers Are 'Demons' With 'Pitchforks'

MSNBC talking heads spend a lot of time demonizing Republicans and conservatives, but on Monday's PoliticsNation , frequent contributor Dana Milbank made that connection directly and compared the Koch brothers to demons.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Newt Gingrich, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Huffington Post

Eric Cantor Speaks Out On Video Of Vance McAllister Kissing Staffer

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says he's pleased a Republican congressman from Louisiana apologized after a newspaper published a video it says shows him kissing a woman who isn't his wife.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Roy Blunt, US Senate, Senator Roy Blunt

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Hill

John Feehery: Portman, the anti-Obama

That's the question just about every U.S. senator and more than a few House members are asking themselves.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Hillary Clinton, Senator Rob Portman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Daily Kos

Meet the biggest douchebag 'Democrat' in New York - and the fearless progressive who can unseat him

The day after the Nov. 2012 elections, New York Democrats woke up to find they'd won a majority of seats in the 63-member state Senate-enough to take it back from Republicans, who themselves had regained the chamber in the 2010 wave.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives

Crooks and Liars

"Oops." Long Story, Charming News

The Travis County District Attorney is in charge of prosecuting public integrity in the state of Texas.

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Related Topix: Travis County, TX, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Liberal Political News

Washington Examiner

Wisconsin 'John Doe' probe is the latest partisan attack on free speech

Earlier this year, a Wisconsin judge overseeing the secret "John Doe" investigation of conservative groups terminated multiple subpoenas that were used to seize their communications and other records.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Milwaukee, WI, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Scott Walker, US Governors

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Washington Times

CURL: It's the Democrats' turn for a 'culture of corruption'

In the run-up to the 2006 mid-term elections, crucial to President George W. Bush's plans for his last two years in office, scandal reared its hideous head.

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Related Topix: US News, George Bush, W., US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Randy Cunningham, Mark Foley

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Book TV

2014 Annapolis Book Festival: Gun Control Debate

From the 2014 Annapolis Book Festival in Maryland, a panel on gun control with Emily Miller, author of Emily Gets Her Gun, But Obama Wants to Take Yours; Craig Whitney, author of Living With Guns, A Liberal's Case for the Second Amendment; and Daniel Webster, author of Reducing Gun Violence in America.

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

Daily Kos

TX-Gov: Abbott's Policy Director An Admitted Criminal

The question in the Texas governor's race has become even more obvious with time-- when will even the reddest of Republicans acknowledge what has become very obvious-- Greg Abbott lacks the judgment needed for any public office, even the one he now holds.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Texas, Ted Nugent, Pop/Rock

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Book TV

2014 Annapolis Book Festival: Gun Control Debate

From the 2014 Annapolis Book Festival in Maryland, a panel on gun control with Emily Miller, author of Emily Gets Her Gun, But Obama Wants to Take Yours; Craig Whitney, author of Living With Guns, A Liberal's Case for the Second Amendment; and Daniel Webster, author of Reducing Gun Violence in America.

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

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Politico

CREW scores major FOIA win

A watchdog group pressing a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit for records about a federal investigation into former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay scored a major legal victory Tuesday by winning a court ruling that could increase public access to records about the handling of federal corruption probes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Hill

John Feehery: Barack's blunder

Every president asks this question about a major decision he's made that backfired.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Ronald Reagan, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Republican, Social Security, Personal Finance, Opinion

Sun Mar 30, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Texas redistricting fight is boon to lawyers

The fight in Texas over the once-a decade redrawing of election districts is a boon to lawyers with a court battle still raging four years after the 2010 census.

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

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