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Wednesday | Politico

DiCaprio voices climate change film

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is lending his voice and support to a new short film, bringing attention to climate change and calling for federal action over carbon pollution.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Republic

Officials say Lake Tahoe imperiled by wildfires

Lake Tahoe, a crown jewel of the western landscape, is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Dean Heller

ABC News

Officials Say Lake Tahoe Imperiled by Wildfires

Lake Tahoe, a crown jewel of the western landscape, is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Dianne Feinstein, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, Republican, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Dean Heller, Travel

The Washington Post

In the Loop: SeaWorld and Disney

SeaWorld Entertainment has suffered financially since the release of the 2013 documentary "Blackfish," which accused the company of mistreating its main attraction: killer whales.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Dianne Feinstein, Senator Mark Warner

Inside Bay Area

Day 4 of protests at Port of Oakland to block Israeli ship

The Zim Integrated Shipping Lines vessel Piraeus sits idle at the Port of Oakland on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Indybay.org

Senator Barbara Boxer: "Stop Funding Israeli Military Occupation of Gaza"

Join Codepink this Tuesday, 8/19, at noon when we gather at Senator Barbara Boxer's Oakland Office, 70 Washington St., Jack London Square.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Patrick Leahy, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives

Fri Aug 15, 2014

News Max

App Creator Describes Non-Wonk's Tool for Access to Lawmakers

The co-creator of a new app, Countable, told Newsmax TV on Friday that his web and iPhone portal lets users track, understand, and rate legislation in Congress, and then engage directly with lawmakers - who can, and really do, respond.

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

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

Back to basics

Conservatives as a group - we include this editorial page - bemoan the national drift away from understanding, let alone following, the United States Constitution.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, Dutch Ruppersberger, US Senate, Allyson Schwartz, Opinion

My Mother Lode

Governor Jerry Brown Signs Water Bond

The legislature approved the bipartisan bond yesterday afternoon, and it will replace the planned $11.1 billion bond, which Governor Jerry Brown had called too "pork laden."

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat, California, California Government

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Obama's new Iraq plan: A slippery slope to combat troops?

A group of selected Marines representing Camp Pendleton listen as Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel answers their questions during his short visit to the base, Tuesday Aug. 12. President Obama insists that, come what may in Iraq and the region around it, including Syria , he will not reintroduce combat troops to the land he drew them out of in 2011.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Politicians finally getting serious about a water bond

The effort to craft an acceptable water bond for the November ballot went beyond the halls of the state Capitol on Monday, reaching to Washington, D.C., but not yet reaching a compromise solution.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sacramento, CA, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Ms. Magazine

Women Want the Global Gag Rule Gone for Good

Thirty years ago this week, the Ronald Reagan Administration announced at an international conference in Mexico City a harsh new policy that set the U.S. on a course of playing partisan politics with the lives and welfare of women around the world.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, George Bush, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Nita Lowey, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

USA Today

In California, record heat adding to extreme drought

In California, record heat adding to extreme drought Inferno-like conditions, dry reservoirs underscore the need for a state groundwater plan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Weather, US News, US Senate, Natural Disasters, Democrat, Drought, California, University of Arizona, Environment, Science

OpenSecrets

In Montana, Sunk Candidate Is Sunk Cost

A plagiarism scandal that drove Sen. John Walsh to drop his reelection bid Thursday was a major blow to the Democratic Party, still intent on proving it can keep its majority in the Senate.

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Related Topix: Jon Tester, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Harry Reid, Dianne Feinstein

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Daily Kos

perhaps best described

Tonight former Nixon White House Counsel John Dean discussed his intriguing new book "Conservatives without Consciences" as the lead story on Keith Olbermann.

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Related Topix: US News, Psychology, Science, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Robert B. Simpson: Power and abuse

North Carolina school teachers have had it rough for a while. Most have not had a raise in five years.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Alaskan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US Military, Fort Benning, US Army, Republican, US House of Representatives, Don Young

Fri Aug 08, 2014

My Mother Lode

Cellphone Kill Switch Requirement?

A bill is making its way through Sacramento that would require all cell phones sold in the state to be equipped with an antitheft kill switch.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Democrat

NH Insider

Brown For Us Senate - by Voting Against Troops at the Border, Shaheen ...

As Texas has scrambled to send National Guard troops to secure the border, the Brown campaign today highlighted Jeanne Shaheen's 2010 vote against a bipartisan bill that would have sent 6,000 National Guard troops to protect our southern border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Late Night: Exhuming McCarthy

Rather unsurprisingly, social media has put a richly deserved whupping on Israel's already tattered global reputation in the face of its current rage-gasm against illegally occupied Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Urbana, IL

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Washington Post

Cruz, Rubio among the most expensive Senate offices

Sen. Susan Collins walks into Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's office last October.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, Dianne Feinstein, Democrat

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