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2 hrs ago | Gawker

Osama bin Laden Murdered JFK Jr., Reports Shiny, Stapled Pages at 7-11

Star , a tentacle of tabloid kraken American Media, Inc. , has a special "Who Shot JFK Jr.!" issue out.

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Related Topix: Osama bin Laden, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, New Jersey, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

6 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Obama calls for 'economic patriotism' from companies dodging taxes

Striking a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama is demanding "economic patriotism" from American corporations that seek overseas mergers to avoid U.S. taxes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Walgreens, Retail, Senator Dick Durbin

10 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

'I Will Be Attacked as a Hater': Marco Rubio Explains Why He's Still Against Gay Marriage

Senator Marco Rubio , who is looking at running for president in 2016, gave a major speech on Wednesday outlining why he still holds fast to his socially conservative stance on same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Gay/Lesbian, Democrat, Barack Obama, Senator Mark Kirk, Susan Collins

10 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Huge-money brawl shaping up for Illinois governor's seat

Quinn, who is seeking a second full term, raised about $3.7 million in the three-month period that ended June 30, according to second-quarter campaign finance filings, and has about $12 million in his campaign fund.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Pat Quinn, US Governors

10 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Obama bundler and Harvard law colleague confirmed as ambassador to Czech Republic

After a Senate vote today, Chicago attorney Andrew Schapiro, a law school colleague of President Barack Obama and key fundraiser for him, will become the U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic.

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Related Topix: Czech Republic, Europe, World News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

15 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Walgreen Chided For Tax-'Dodge' Prescription: Harry Reid

Balloons in the "Health Corner" conference room, used to host customer programs with local doctors and heathcare experts, at a Walgreen Co.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

19 hrs ago | Detroit News

Huge-money brawl shaping up for Illinois governor's seat

Quinn, who is seeking a second full term, raised about $3.7 million in the three-month period that ended June 30, according to second-quarter campaign finance filings, and has about $12 million in his campaign fund.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Obama bundler and Harvard law colleague confirmed as ambassador to Czech Republic

After a Senate vote today, Chicago attorney Andrew Schapiro, a law school colleague of President Barack Obama and key fundraiser for him, will become the U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic.

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Related Topix: Czech Republic, Europe, World News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama

Breitbart.com

Elizabeth Warren's Idiotic 11 Progressive Commandments

On Friday, Senator Elizabeth Warren , who is widely considered a possible challenger to 2016 Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton, spoke about her "11 commandments" for progressives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Hillary Clinton, Healthcare Law, Law, Democrat

Silicon Alley Insider

'I Will Be Attacked as a Hater': Marco Rubio Explains Why He's Still Against Gay Marriage

Senator Marco Rubio , who is looking at running for president in 2016, gave a major speech on Wednesday outlining why he still holds fast to his socially conservative stance on same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Gay/Lesbian, Democrat, Barack Obama, Senator Mark Kirk, Susan Collins

American Thinker

Dirty Harry's hypocritical killing of the filibuster helped...

Don't expect the Halbig decision in the DC Circuit Court overturning Obamacare subsidies to be affirmed when the en banc court considers it.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Illinois, Illinois Government, Democrat, Barack Obama

Silicon Alley Insider

Immigration Reform Is Actually Happening - Just Not On Capitol Hill

Though comprehensive immigration reform has sputtered and stalled in Congress, many Democrats and activists have turned their attention away from the federal government and started focusing their efforts on the local level.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

KFVS12

Durbin to Putin: Take responsibility for crash

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to accept responsibility for downing a Malaysian Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Vladimir Putin, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government

Politico

Syria's guns heard in Arkansas race

Incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor is no boat-rocker when it comes to foreign policy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Senator John Boozman, John Boozman, Mark Pryor, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Switched

Obama's VA Nominee Vows Corporate-Style Discipline Following Scandal

U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged on Tuesday to bring corporate-style discipline and accountability to the troubled agency plagued by healthcare delays and accusations of mismanagement and fraud.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Fort Hood, US Military, US Army, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Red Bluff Daily News

Obama on fundraising trip to West Coast

Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama is embarking on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him - raising money for his fellow Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Exxon Mobil says it'll follow new anti-bias rules

Following President Barack Obama's signing of an executive order Monday expanding protections for federal workers and contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the Labor Department has 90 days to issue regulations for how employers must comply.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Switched

Maryland State Senator Must Drop Hershey Bar-Like Signs

JULY 16: In this photo illustration, Hershey's chocolate bars are shown on July 16, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Dutch Ruppersberger, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Life, Food, Chocolate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

The Capitol Fax Blog

NFIB "will lead the fight" against Rauner service tax

Advocates for higher taxes seem not to have learned from experience. Lawmakers and activists in Springfield have been pushing for years to expand the state sales tax to include services.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Illinois, Illinois Government, Small Business, Personal Finance

Switched

Most Republicans Say They Can't Live Off Minimum Wage, But Oppose Raising It: Poll

A poll released Tuesday found that a vast majority of Republicans say they would not be able to live off the minimum wage.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Ted Strickland, Democrat, Tim Ryan, US Senate, US Governors

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