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Jesse Ventura: Where was Republican impeachment talk when Reagan and Bush lied

The latest Republican attack on President Obama is a lawsuit that will bill American taxpayers $500 an hour.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, George Bush, Dick Cheney

Tue Aug 26, 2014

ITV

American man 'killed fighting alongside IS militants'

The official, who asked not to be identified, told the Reuters news agency that the FBI was investigating the death of 33-year-old Douglas McAuthur McCain.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Iraq, World News, Middle East

Roll Call

Once-Vulnerable Freshman on Safer Ground in Illinois

In 2012, the former staffer for Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., won the 13th District by a mere 1,002 votes to a perennial Democrat panned by party operatives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Shimkus, Representative Rodney Davis, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government

WNEM-TV Saginaw

Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer

A century and a half after his valiant death at the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation's highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil War buffs.

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Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA, History in the News, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

KOLD-TV Tucson

Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer

The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon.

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Related Topix: MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, US Governors, Paul LePage, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

CBS Local

Sheldon Wins Democratic Primary For Florida AG

Landon Peterson peeks out of the voting booth while his mother Meghan votes March 20, 2012 at Christian union Church in Metamora, Illinois.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Metamora, IL, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Representative Scott Perry, Republican, US House of Representatives

Roll Call

Obama Considering New Immigration Enforcement Changes

President Barack Obama told the Congressional Hispanic Caucus leadership Thursday evening he's considering more changes to the enforcement of immigration laws, amid growing unrest among his allies over his deportation record.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Transportation, CHC Helicopter, US House of Representatives, Ruben Hinojosa

Government Executive

The Complete Guide to Swearing at Work

For those of us with a fondness for profanity, testing the bounds of cursing in the workplace can feel at once satisfying - and fucking terrifying.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, AT&T

Albany Times Union

Sgt. Henry Johnson closer to Medal of

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel recommended the African-American World War I hero from Albany for the award, according to Sen. Chuck Schumer.

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Related Topix: African-American, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

Lucianne.com

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Marlon Marshall, a St. Louis native who just happens to be an experienced get out the vote operative for President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party, was sent by Obama as part of the White House's three person, all-black delegation to the Monday funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18 year old black robber shot in a confrontation by a white ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Cape Cod Times

Burger King eyes Canada as tax haven

Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s potential acquisition of coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. could flame-broil the already simmering debate in Washington about new limits on offshore tax shifting after the companies confirmed a new merged firm would be based in Canada.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Sander Levin

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Experts give Obama high marks on tribal outreach

The administration is getting generally high marks from experts who say the president has given tribal relations a high profile.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Cannon Ball, ND, George Bush, W.

News Max

Genevieve Wood: Amnesty by Executive Order on Labor Day, 'Very Likely'

It's "very likely" that President Barack Obama will enact de facto amnesty by executive order on Labor Day as predicted by political commentator Pat Buchanan, says Genevieve Wood, senior contributor to The Daily Signal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, Luis Gutierrez, US House of Representatives

Washington Times

Cornel West: Obama just a another neoliberal opportunista

Cornel West , the outspoken theological professor who publicly supported then-Sen. Barack Obama as the 2008 Democratic presidential candidate, is now slamming the president as a "brown-faced Clinton " and just "another neoliberal opportunist."

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Daily Kos

Elections ad roundup: Tom Foley's infamous "You failed" gaffe returns to haunt him

The ad uses footage of Foley's infamous late July press conference , where his attempts to blame Democratic Gov. Dan Malloy for the closure of a paper goods plants.

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Related Topix: Dan Malloy, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Senator Kay Hagan, Allyson Schwartz, US House of Representatives

The Washington Post

Ted Kennedy died 5 years ago today. Herea s how he helped elect Barack Obama.

Eighteen months prior to his death, Kennedy endorsed then Illinois Sen. Barack Obama in the 2008 primary fight -- a massive moment that many credit as a tipping point in Obama's challenge to then New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Edward Kennedy, Ted Kennedy, Illinois, Illinois Government, Hillary Clinton

ABA Journal

Home-care aides don't owe union fees, but court stops short of overruling a key precedent

"The reality is: No one outside the court knows" how close the precedent came to be overruled, says William Messenger.

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Examiner.com

New studies reveal happiest people living in politically conservative states

New studies of income tax levels and happiness ratings reveal an advantage of living in conservative leaning states over more liberal localities.

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Roll Call

Congressman: Get Ready for Immigration Move From Obama

Gutierrez said Monday the president's move on immigration could be "unprecedented" in scope.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, Illinois, Illinois Government

The Wall Street Journal

Capital Journal Daybreak: Pressure Mounts on Obama to Act on Islamic...

PRESSURE MOUNTS ON OBAMA TO ACT AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE: President Barack Obama faces pressure at home and in the Middle East to quickly step up strikes against Islamic State militants, but also reluctance from some within his own party and European allies to do so.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Military, US Navy

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