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3 hrs ago | Education Week

Policy Stakes High as Parties Vie for Senate Control

The U.S. Congress has been under divided partisan control for the past four years, with action on nearly every major piece of education legislation stalled as a result.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Angus King, Barack Obama, W.

7 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Hiring preference for vets should be simplii ed

That's the takeaway from a Merit Systems Protection Board report released this week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Elijah Cummings, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Darrell Issa

Tue Aug 26, 2014

American Reporter

Make My DaySTUDENT Denied Diploma for Blowing Mom Kiss

Oil inventories are near record highs and demand has hovered around a 10-year low.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, US News, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , US Politics, US Senate

CNN

Sen. Sanders: Companies, like Burger King, leaving to avoid taxes -...

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, has been an outspoken critic on tax loopholes, like tax inversion, a loophole that Burger King may benefit from if it merges with Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons and moves its base to Canada.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders

Business News

Burger King faces tax controversy after $11bn Tim Hortons purchase

Burger King confirmed on Tuesday that it is to buy the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons for about $11bn, in a deal that re-ignited the controversy over American companies moving their headquarters abroad to secure lower tax rates.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Canada, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Investment Services, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, US Politics

WTOL-TV Toledo

IG: Shoddy care by VA didn't cause Phoenix deaths

Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found plenty of problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising to fix.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders

The Las Vegas Sun

IG: Shoddy care by VA didn't cause Phoenix deaths

Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found plenty of problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising to fix.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders

Stars and Stripes

VA reform law will push colleges to lower veteran tuition

A federal law passed earlier this month directing a massive $16.3-billion overhaul of the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs health care system also aims to put pressure on colleges to lower education costs for veterans.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate

The Pitch

Citizen Koch, documentary about Wichita's Koch brothers, screens tonight in Lee's Summit

The Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision opened the floodgates for orgiastic amounts of corporate money to flow into American politics.

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Related Topix: Lees Summit, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders

The Washington Post

Where can you run for two offices at once? Vermont, of course.

Vermont is holding its primary Tuesday, and H. Brooke Paige is campaigning twice as hard as the rest of his fellow candidates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Vermont, Middlebury College, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Business News

Washington Examiner

Unresolved issues hang over Obama's address to veterans

President Obama is set to address the nation's largest veterans group Tuesday in hopes of bolstering support for his administration's efforts to crack down on deadly lapses in medical care at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals nationwide.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Aug 25, 2014

American Reporter

T.S. KerriganSEAMUS and Me: Late Birthdays in a Lost World

On Friday, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said what a lot of us are thinking about Wall Street fat cats and how they are taking federal bailout money while handing out bonuses and pay raises to themselves.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Bernie Sanders

The Hill

Bernie Sanders headed to Iowa

Sen. Bernie Sanders , an independent who caucuses with Democrats, is planning a trip to Iowa next month at the same time Hillary Clinton will be stumping in the battleground state.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Letter: In support of Kiah Morris

I am writing this letter today in support of my wife Kiah Morris and her bid for the vacant seat as Vermont State Representative in our District 2-2.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Bennington County, VT, Bennington, VT, Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Paige seeks both gov., AG offices

He ran in 2012 as a Republican and now is listed on the Aug. 26 primary ballot as a Democrat.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Barack Obama, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Vermont

OpEdNews

Janet McKenzie: Sacred Art and the Feminine Spirit

First unveiled on NBC's Today Show in 2000, Janet McKenzie's painting, Jesus of the People was the first place winner of the National Catholic Reporter's global competition to identify an image of Jesus for the New Millennium.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, Patrick Leahy, Winooski, VT, Religion, Episcopal Church, Senator Bernie Sanders

Fri Aug 22, 2014

American Reporter

Make My DayTHE Feller is a Smeller

It's always time to worry when you hear that something has to be done, and done right away, or else a calamity of unimagined proportions will strike.

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Related Topix: US News, Patriot Act, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders

Counterpunch

Bomber Bernie Can't Take the Heat

It seems Bernie Sanders wants to become President and one of the titular Masters of the Universe.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Cabot, VT, Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

American Reporter

Make My DaySTUDENT Denied Diploma for Blowing Mom Kiss

Oil inventories are near record highs and demand has hovered around a 10-year low.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, US News, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , US Politics, US Senate

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Congressional candidates and experts weigh in on Social Security

In a series of stump speeches and visits across the district, Democratic candidate Aaron G. Woolf has made it the widest plank in his platform, calling it the centerpiece of his campaign.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Syracuse University, US Senate

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