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2 hrs ago | Federal Computer Week

Should every agency have an IG?

Effective government oversight might seem like a pure notion, but the best ways to hold agencies accountable are less obvious.

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

6 hrs ago | Missourian

UM System hires risk management firm to address sexual assault policies

The University of Missouri System has hired a higher education risk management consulting firm to look at how each campus handles sexual assault and mental health issues.

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

10 hrs ago | News Observer

Super PAC ad hits Tillis on sex scandal

Democrats aren't waiting until November to play a trump card against House Speaker Thom Tillis in the U.S. Senate race.

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Related Topix: US News, Sex Scandal, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin

11 hrs ago | ProPublica

Big Revamp of Pentagon's Troubled Mission to Find Missing Soldiers Looks a Lot Like Old Revamp

US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks during a press conference at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, March 31. With Congressional pressure and media scrutiny intensifying, the defense secretary came out with a bold plan to fix the Pentagon's struggling mission to recover remains of missing service members: reorganize the effort into a new ... (more)

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

15 hrs ago | News Max

Pentagon Orders Major Review of Military Justice System

The Defense Department has announced a full-scale review of the military justice system after an outcry from Congress over the handling of sexual assault cases in the armed forces.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Yesterday | The Washington Post

Carolyn Hax: Ex wants her back, but wona t drop latest fling

I met a man who was a year out of a decades-long marriage, and we became seriously, passionately involved and discussed marriage.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Travel

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Detroit Free Press

U.S. senators demand details from supplier Delphi about GM recall

The rumor mill is in high gear, saying that AC/DC may not be back at all this year, or any year,... The ignition switch of a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt is photographed in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Automakers, Delphi, Alexandria, VA, US News, US Senate, US Politics, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Republican, Democrat, John Thune, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives

The Heritage Foundation

Federal Agency Loses Money Selling Government Reports. The Catch? They're Already Free

A federal agency selling government reports that are otherwise free is the target of a new bill meant to curtail government waste.

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Related Topix: Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Bridenstine, Henry Cuellar

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Missouri Sen. McCaskill voices support for immigration reform in St. Louis

Sen. McCaskill attended a question and answer session at the Cortex Tech and Research Park in the Central West End where some businesses owners said they can't recruit well qualified employees without immigration reform.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Lacy Clay, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Missouri

The Washington Post

Colleges surveyed on sexual assault

Sen. Claire McCaskill speaks to constituents during a roundtable discussion on the campus of the University of Central Missouri, in Warrensburg, Mo.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO, Science / Technology

News Max

a Gop-Controlled Senate Would Still Need Votes from Dems

Republicans will be jumping for joy if they capture the Senate in November but a small group of moderate Democrats could be the real winners in the end.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Joe Donnelly, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, Barack Obama

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Huffington Post

Reclaiming The Words That Smear

MAY 23: Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., participates in the news conference to announce 'bipartisan, bicameral legislation to combat sexual assaults in the military by holding perpetrators accountable and better protecting survivors.'

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin

Switched

'Let Me Google That For You' May Soon Be Etched In Law

Apparently there is one thing U.S. Senators from both sides of the aisle can agree on: When you can use Google to answer a question, use Google to answer a question.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat

University Business

Sexual assaults on campus under national scrutiny

Two separate, alleged sexual assaults on the Missouri State University campus - on March 30 and April 4 - come at a time when the rape and sexual assault of women on college campuses has come under national scrutiny, in part from U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill.

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Related Topix: Missouri State University, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WHAS11

Senators seek to abolish agency, introduce 'let me Google that for you' bill

Call it the "google-ization" of the United States. A new bill has been introduced in the Senate called the "Let Me Google That For You Act."

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Louisville, KY

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Women reclaiming the words that smear

"Miss Congeniality." Not sufficiently "ladylike." In politics, these words and phrases have long been used to belittle female candidates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Iowa State University, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

Stars and Stripes

Advanced aircraft for 139th Airlift Wing discussed at Senate hearing

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - The need for a next-generation aircraft to further the mission of the Air National Guard base in St. Joseph got placed in front of the top officer in the Air Force this week.

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Related Topix: St. Joseph, MO, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Roy Blunt, Senator Roy Blunt, US Military, US Air Force

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Sen. Coburn: Replace National Technology Information Service with Google and Save Millions

Or you can just find a digital copy online for free . This is ridiculous, notes a bipartisan group of lawmakers who want to eliminate the service.

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Related Topix: Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Bridenstine

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Engadget

'Let Me Google That For You' may be the best Senate bill ever

Soon " Let me Google That For You " might not be just a phrase you hear from annoyed friends when you ask a silly question, it might be a law .

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Related Topix: Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Gadgets

Government Executive

Senator: Even Small Agencies Need Watchdogs

The 41 small federal agencies with no statutory inspector general are placing at risk more than $1 billion a year in budget authority, said Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., on Thursday.

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

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