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2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Senator's book reveals sexist Capitol Hill intact

One man told Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., she was "even pretty when you're fat."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid

16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

California plastic bags, Bobby Jindal, Burger King, and Joe Biden

California has sent Governor Jerry a Brown a bill which will ban one use plastic bags.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Joe Biden, US Senate, Democrat

Yesterday | Detroit Free Press

Feedback: Hey, Michigan Republicans! Stop taking away my right to vote

Reading the recent article about the Republican-led Michigan Legislature passing the wolf hunt is another example of the heavy-handed way our elected officials in Lansing have again taken away our right to voice our opinions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Inland Empire: Police gear spurs concern

The sight of police officers taking to the streets of Ferguson, Mo., with black helmets and assault rifles during protests stemming from the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has stirred a hornet's nest of complaints about the militarization of law enforcement.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

WSJV-TV South Bend

Feds award $252,681 for Great Lakes observations

An observation system that provides real-time data on the health of the Great Lakes' coastal ecosystems is getting a federal grant to improve its online presence.

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

SILive.com

Limit the militarization of police in America

Main Street is no place for the weapons and machines of war. But the needless militarization of police departments in cities across the country has been going on for decades.

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Related Topix: Riot, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Representative Hank Johnson, Opinion

Detroit News

Peters: Raise road funding from U.S. companies seeking to move abroad

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters suggested Friday that Congress should tap more revenue for road repairs by preventing U.S. companies from moving their headquarters abroad through mergers with foreign companies.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Sander Levin

Daily Kos

The case for net neutrality reclassification gets stronger

The drumbeat for the Federal Communications Commission to solve the threat to net neutrality by reclassifying broadband as a public utility has been gaining steam.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Washington Examiner

Democrats' hopes of backlash over 'deserter' Burger King are dashed

The latest and highest-profile corporate " inversion ," which involves one of America's best-known brands, has failed to stoke a backlash.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Orrin Hatch

Thu Aug 28, 2014

MLive.com

Letter: Depleted uranium's effects in Iraq must be investigated

Months ago I wrote an email to U.S. Sen. Carl Levin , the majority leader of the Senate Armed Services Committee, to ask a question: Why doesn't the U.S. investigate the health effects of its use of depleted uranium in Iraq? Unlike my previous email inquiries to Sen. Levin, he never answered my email; just total silence even after I called his ... (more)

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Michigan, Opinion

Politico

One Democrat's gamble on climate change

This Rust Belt state is one of the last places you might expect to wage a winning Senate campaign by trumpeting climate change to liberals at Netroots Nation and boasting about voting for cap and trade.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Scott Peters, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Michigan

The Hill

Police lobby fights to keep gear

Law enforcement groups argue a Pentagon program that provides surplus military gear helps protect the public and are gearing up for a fight with lawmakers and the Obama administration over whether it should be continued.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Justin Amash, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul, Claire McCaskill

MLive.com

Tim Skubick: ACLU leader questions local police departments' use of military equipment

Anybody out there remember the Army Surplus stores of the '70s? You aging hippies went there to get your army paraphernalia to wear at Vietnam war protest marches.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Eaton County, MI, Opinion

Bloomberg

Credit-Rater Profit Spared in SEC Rules Banning Conflicts

Sweeping changes imposed by U.S. regulators on the credit-rating industry will force firms to disclose more about their methods and prove analysts aren't pressured to issue bond grades that please Wall Street.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Financial Markets, US News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Nine years after Katrina, federal government has forgiven $391...

Nine years after Hurricane Katrina , the government has forgiven $391 million in disaster loans for Louisiana, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Republican, Louisiana

MichiganLiberal

Koch stooge refers to Michigan Senate race as an "uphill climb"

America's favorite journalism equivalent to a kidney farm got their hands on audio from a Koch brothers retreat, or at least a retreat of their paid-for stooges, Hilarity ensues .

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

CBS News

Burger King deal stirs up Washington rancor, but will it spur action?

Burger King's decision to acquire the Tim Horton's doughnut chain and move its headquarters to Canada has caused blowback among consumers online and politicians on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, US News, Life, Food, Fast Food, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Crescent-News.com

Nation briefs 08-26-14 Lower Congress keeps sinking, the higher that voter turnout might be

Currently, Gallup's congressional job approval is 13 percent, with 19 percent of registered voters saying members of Congress deserve re-election.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat

Forbes.com

Whopper? Microsoft Skirts Billions In Taxes, Google, HP & Apple Have It Their Way Too

I'm a tax lawyer based in San Francisco , but I handle tax matters everywhere. I enjoy untangling a tax mess from the past, disputing taxes with the government or planning taxes for the future.

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

WTVG-TV Toledo

Noon Weather Forecast 8/26

Toledo's Water Treatment Commissioner has resigned.David Leffler was in charge of Toledo's Collins Park Water Treatment Plant.

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Related Topix: Weather, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, FEMA, US News, Rick Snyder, US Governors, US Politics, US Senate, Debbie Stabenow, Democrat

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