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3 hrs ago | Go Local

John Perilli: Peter Neronha, US Attorney & Rising Political Star?

He's a no-nonsense public servant who has battled white-collar crime and rooted out corruption.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, Barack Obama, North Providence, RI

6 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Judge Upholds Corruption Charges Against Arkansas Treasurer

A federal judge Tuesday upheld the corruption conviction of Arkansas' former treasurer, saying prosecutors proved she illegally influenced interstate commerce and rejecting her argument that the case against her should have been heard by state authorities.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, William Jefferson, Democrat, US Senate, Illinois, Illinois Government

10 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Even Obama can be accused of voter suppression

At the recent annual convention of Al Sharpton's National Action Network, President Obama said his political opponents are "pass[ing] laws to make it harder, not easier, to vote."

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Related Topix: African-American, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Barack Obama, Conservative Political News

14 hrs ago | Central Ohio

Minimum wage at the forefront, with eye on elections

A wave of efforts to raise the minimum wage at the state and local level will run through November, when voters in eight states could consider ballot measures to raise hourly rates higher than the current $7.25 federal rate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Illinois, State of the Union, Chris Christie, US Governors

18 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

CTU praises Ald. Fioretti`s commuter tax proposal

An alderman, who first told FOX 32 News about his city income tax proposal two weeks ago, offered new details Monday and won praise from the Chicago Teachers Union.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Roosevelt University, Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

22 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

How Three Jewish Junior Obama Staffers Brought The First Passover Seder To The White House

April 19, 2008 was a low point in Senator Obama's campaign to be the Democratic Presidential candidate.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Harrisburg, PA, us Travel, Travel, University of Pennsylvania

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Senator says U.S. unprepared for lingering military mental health challenges

"What we are learning," the Illinois Democrat said in an interview, "is that the cost of war goes way beyond the end of conflict."

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, Fort Hood, TX

Cavalier Daily

Sen. Tim Kaine lecture concludes decades of Sabato's intro class political speakers

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-VA, spoke to students in Politics Prof. Larry Sabato's "Introduction to American Politics" class Monday - the last public official to speak in one of Sabato's introductory classes after 35 years of teaching.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, Tim Kaine, Democrat, University of Missouri, John McCain, Republican

Real Clear Politics

The Man Who Keeps New Hampshire First

A few weeks ago, New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner received a phone call from someone in Utah whom he'd never met.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire Government, New Hampshire, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, 9

My FOX Chicago

Quinn to tour state promoting housing program

Quinn spoke in Chicago on Monday in the first of four planned appearances around the state to urge people to take advantage of "Welcome Home Illinois" that offers homebuyers $7,500 for a down payment and interest rates as low as 3.75 percent for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Rod Blagojevich

Roll Call

Obama Not Considering Arms to Ukraine, Plans to Call Putin

Senators in both parties have said arms for Ukraine should be on the table as that country faces down a threat from Russian President Vladimir Putin, but President Barack Obama has no plans to go there.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, John McCain, Republican

Fox News

FIRST: Can Obama scare supporters to the polls?- KURTZ:...

Buzz Cut: a Can Obama scare supporters to the polls? a Doctors despair at ObamaCare a Hillary flies first class with Boeing a Power Play: Dem struggles extend to Illinois a Matzoh luck at the checkpoint CAN OBAMA SCARE SUPPORTERS TO THE POLLS? MSNBC host Al Sharpton is back at the White House today, this time for a Holy Week prayer breakfast with ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, African-American, 2012 Presidential Election, US House of Representatives, Steve Israel, New York

American Reporter

On Native GroundFACED with Loss, Republicans Look for Alibis

I 've visited North and South Florida and North and Central New Mexico in recent days, and the political temperature 10 days before the Presidential election is elevated by the teeter-totter of global recession.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Barack Obama, John McCain, Republican

American Reporter

On Native GroundOIL Drilling in the Arctic: an Ecological Disaster Waiting to Happen

AURORA, Colo., July 30, 2008 -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain brought his trademark humor and down-home charm to Colorado for the second time in a week today, seeking to shore up support in this "battleground state."

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Related Topix: Aurora, CO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Democrat, Barack Obama

Sun Apr 13, 2014

American Reporter

Make My DayTHE Good Scissors: Bane of Childhood

This is how it starts, this elaborate electoral dance with the country's voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Colorado Springs, CO, Democrat, Barack Obama

WUSA-TV Washington

Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ander Crenshaw, Republican, US House of Representatives

Daily Herald

From Dillard to deficits, musings on state of Illinois politics

First: Sympathy goes out to state Sen. Kirk Dillard, who once again came in second in a multicandidate Republican gubernatorial primary.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Chicago Sun-Times

Guilt by association rarely successful in politics

Ryan was absolute kryptonite at the time - 2006 - freshly convicted at federal trial for a series of schemes and awaiting sentencing.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Springfield, IL

Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Fire bad, Colbert Good Edition

Ashley Parker strains the tea leaves of the North Carolina Senate primary...Maureen Dowd waxes lyrical over Colbert...Kaltheen Parker says no one should be afraid of the big bad Colbert... Frank Bruni wonders when it will be time for a Stephanie Colbert... and Ross Douthat complains that right wing propaganda doesn't get equal time... but first...

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, US Senate, John Tierney, Elijah Cummings

Mirror.co.uk

The Ku Klux Klan back on recruitment drive fuelled by hatred of...

The last time the KKK - America's first home-grown terror group - were so active was in the 1960s when churches were torched and civil rights activists murdered For the past three weeks residents of small towns across the US have woken to find race-hate Ku Klux Klan leaflets on their front lawns or car windscreens, reports the Sunday People.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Waynesboro, PA, Barack Obama

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