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6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Michael Smerconish: The man in the middle

Michael Smerconish believes that they exist, a chunk of Americans who don't skew to the extreme right on politics and don't skew to the extreme left.

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Related Topix: Electronics, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Villanova, PA, W., Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Washington Post

The most interesting tidbits from the Clinton document dump

The National Archives posted the biggest batch of previously unseen documents from President Bill Clinton's White House years Friday, the fourth installment of its every-other-week deluge of Clinton administration e-mails, speeches and internal memos.

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, Liberal Political News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Instapundit.com

James Taranto: Judd Gregg's Warning About Obama's Politicization ...

Gregg served out his Senate term retiring after the 2010 election, when another Republican, Kelly Ayotte, was elected as his successor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Scott Brown

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Best of the Web Today: Judd Gregg Was Right

It must have seemed like a good idea at the time. In February 2009 a new Democratic president reached across party lines and nominated a Republican senator, New Hampshire's Judd Gregg, as commerce secretary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Judd Gregg, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Barack Obama, Scott Brown, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Times-Tribune

On April 14 in NEPA

50 years ago, Mercy Hospital announced it would convert the former Woolworth Mansion on Jefferson Avenue into a nursing school.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Luzerne County, PA, Wilkes-Barre, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tobyhanna Army Depot, US Military, US Army

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Daily Beast

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The president got headlines this week for an executive order targeting wage disparities, but far more of his work for unions has flown under the radar-and they'll repay him in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Fri Apr 04, 2014

American Thinker

Jonathan Pollard -- an American Hostage

While nothing formal has been announced, it appears that the U.S. has embarked on a truly breathtaking course of moral equivalence.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Palestinian Territories

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Washington Post

Anita Hill talks about a ANITAa and how as a society wea ve evolved

University of Oklahoma law professor Anita Hill is sworn in before testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on Oct. 11, 1991.

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Related Topix: University of Oklahoma, US News, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Movies, Entertainment, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Philly.com

Greene barred from working with HUD

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has barred Carl R. Greene, the former executive director of the Philadelphia Housing Authority, from working with HUD or other federal agencies for three years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Philadelphia, PA

Philly.com

Greene barred from working with HUD

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has barred Carl R. Greene, the former executive director of the Philadelphia Housing Authority, from working with HUD or other federal agencies for three years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Philadelphia, PA

Thu Mar 27, 2014

PennLive.com

After York election, Republicans reach a pitchfork in the road: Josh First

Republican activist Scott Wagner's historic write-in win last week against the state GOP in the PA 28th State Senate District race, York County, was not an anomaly.

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Related Topix: York, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, York County, PA, Lebanon County, PA, Dauphin County, PA, Opinion

The Washington Post

Stalled nominee knows exactly what purgatory looks like

Everyone knows getting Senate confirmation to serve in a top executive branch post can be difficult in the current polarized atmosphere; Max Stier , president of the nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service calls it " a living purgator y."

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Law.com

Two Pa. Federal Judges Confirmed With Close Votes

Two nominees for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania were confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday, leaving five empty seats on the bench.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Pat Toomey, Senator Bob Casey

US News & World Report

One Girl's Shaved Head Is a Lesson in Compassion and Solidarity

Some years ago, reporters looking down from the press gallery above the Senate chamber saw a startling sight: there was Sen. John Sununu of New Hampshire, his head resembling a well-brushed cue ball.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Sununu, US News, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

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