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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Vetsa preference for federal jobs confusing

Joe Davidson writes the Federal Diary, a column about the federal workplace that celebrated its 80th birthday in November 2012.

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

5 hrs ago | Seven Days

Sanders to Visit Early Presidential Primary State of South Carolina

Sen. Bernie Sanders is returning to the early presidential primary state of South Carolina next week during a three-day tour of the South.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Columbia, SC

10 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

End life support for big wind

The fate of Big Wind in Vermont is currently resting with a piece of legislation that has become hotly controversial in Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Senator Bernie Sanders, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Lockheed Martin gives contributions to F-35 supporters

In July, a group of researchers just days after the Senate approved more funding for test programming on the fighter jets, released how much money current members of Congress got in contributions from Lockheed Martin since 2001.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Republican, Kay Granger

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Corporate contributions burried in F-35 funds

WE HAVE MORE INFORMATION ON THAT TONIGHT... WPTZ'S HANNAH MCDONALD HAS BEEN TRACKING THIS STORY DOWN, AND JOINS US LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Senator Bernie Sanders

Deming Headlight

Algernon D'Ammassa: Strange bedfellows on VA reform bill

If the 113th Congress were a dead frog, it wouldn't twitch if you hooked it up to a truck battery.

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Related Topix: US News, Tom Coburn, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Senator Bernie Sanders, Jeff Miller, Opinion, Weird

Daily Kos

Bernie Sanders Responds To Ferguson

"When you see the kind of force that's been used in Ferguson, it really does make it appear that the police department there is an occupying army in a hostile territory and that is absolutely not what we want to see in the U.S." Senator Sanders is now trying to launch a $5.5 Billion bill in the Senate for employment of youth between the ages of 16 ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law

Hot Air

Elizabeth Warren on Hillary Clinton's qualifications for 2016: No comment.

We are regularly told by our prognosticating betters that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton might as well already be the Democratic Party's 2016 nominee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Hillary Clinton, Wedding, Senator Bernie Sanders

Mediaite.com

'Excuse Me! Shut Up!': Bernie Sanders Defends Israel from Town Hall Hecklers

Sen. Bernie Sanders got into a heated confrontation with constituents during a town hall in his home state this past weekend.

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

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, Barbara Boxer, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 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

National Journal

Battle Over Postal-Service Cuts Looms in September

The stage is being set this month for another round of argument and angst over the future of the U.S. Postal Service when Congress returns to work in September.

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Related Topix: The Postal Service, Indie, US News, US Politics, Thomas Carper, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Tom Coburn

TheBlaze.com

A Possible New Hurdle to Quickly Firing VA Officials: The Constitution?

An independent federal agency is openly questioning the constitutionality of new rules passed by Congress aimed at allowing the Veterans Affairs secretary to fire senior employees involved in the VA health care scandal.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Corren will push single-payer as lieutenant governor

Dean Corren, of Burlington, will support a single-payer health care system if elected lieutenant governor, saying it will be cheaper for Vermonters than the current system.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Burlington, VT, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Middlebury College

WCAX-TV Burlington

Vt. veterans rely on food banks to feed families

New data shows more veterans are opting to use food banks more than ever before in the state's history.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Vermont, Senator Bernie Sanders, Chittenden, VT

The Jersey Journal

Military Update: Expansion of networks become key tool to ensure timely VA healthcare

President Barack Obama, flanked by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., right, signs H.R. 3230, the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014, at the Wallace Theater in Fort Belvoir, Va.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer

National Review Online

Jim Jeffords Was a Party of One

The man who turned over control of the U.S. Senate to Democrats by abandoning the GOP in 2001 died today at age 80. Former senator Jim Jeffords entered Vermont politics in the 1950s when it was the most rock-ribbed Republican state in the country.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Clarence Thomas, US Supreme Court

Daily Kos

Yuppers! That, poser patriotism, 'Support the Troops'

It really is a bitch, ain't it, when the rare piece of reality comes along and wipes out the phony meme's and in the case of the Military and Veterans the symbols used, especially when the reality is easy to ignore! "If military action is worth our troops' blood, it should be worth our treasure, too" "not just in the abstract, but in the form of a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fort Meade, US Military, US Army, Fort Meade, MD, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders

Real Clear Politics

Why Won't the Left Get Behind Bernie Sanders '16?

"Will Hillary be with Wall Street like she's been all along?" asks the executive director of Democracy for America.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Senator Elizabeth Warren

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermont gets nearly $1.7 m to help homeless vets

A program at the University of Vermont that helps homeless veterans and their families is slated to receive a federal grant of nearly $1.7 million.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bernie Sanders, University of Vermont, Social Software, Brattleboro, VT

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