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2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Warner Bros. picks Dee Dee Myers for top communications job

Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers is taking her West Wing experience to the West Coast.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

5 hrs ago | Uprisingradio.org

Leaked Senate Intel Committee's Report And Agency Manual Reveal ...

A major Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA's use of torture during the Bush years has been at the center of major controversy.

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

9 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Editorial: Dianne Feinstein's water bill is an overreach

Sen. Dianne Feinstein's drought bill, introduced in February, was an improvement over the water grab bill that passed in the House.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Sacramento, CA, Fresno County, CA, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

ENR-Engineering News-Record

Senate Appropriators Question Pause in MOX Project

The Dept. of Energy's proposal to put a 60%-complete mixed-oxide fuel facility in Aiken, S.C., on "cold standby" has run into criticism from key senators.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Democrat

The Fresno Bee

Challengers show ability to compete for dollars

Republicans have identified the 52nd Congressional District in San Diego as perhaps their best opportunity to defeat a Democratic incumbent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David Valadao, Challenge, CA, Representative Scott Peters, Democrat, US Senate, Representative Ami Bera, Representative Raul Ruiz

National Journal

Watch a Congressional Candidate Shoot Down a 'Government Drone'

As a "government drone" hovers over Matt Rosendale, the Republican House candidate from Montana tells the camera what he thinks of government overreach, regulation, and "spying on our citizens."

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

The Huffington Post

Senate Leaders Quarrel Over E-Filing Bill That Could Save Taxpayers $500,000 Annually

Millions of Americans e-filed their income taxes Tuesday, but when senators submitted required reports about their campaign fundraising and expenses, most ignored computers in favor of paper.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Thad Cochran, Republican, John Cornyn

Columbia Journalism Review

Another Pulitzer for reporting classified info

The Pulitzer committee's decision to give its public service award this year to the Washington Post and the Guardian for their stories on government surveillance has elicited a few predictable reactions from those who believe that the source of the National Security Agency material - former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden - is not a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, New York, Associated Press, Publishing, Media, New Times, US Senate, Democrat, Dick Cheney

OregonLive.com

David Sarasohn: Ron Wyden says intelligence surprises aren't over

For years, from his position on the legally-sworn-to-secrecy Senate Intelligence Committee, Ron Wyden has warned that there were things going on that he couldn't talk about but would be shocking to the American people if revealed.

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

The Fresno Bee

Field Poll: Drought responses split California

Water begins to collect in Lake Oroville at Lime Saddle Marina as rain returned to help with drought conditions Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 in Paradise, Calif.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Weather, California, Natural Disasters, Drought, Oroville, CA, Paradise, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Field Poll: Drought responses split California

Californians agree their state is parched, but they diverge by region on how supplies dried up and what should be done about the drought.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Weather, California, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Attention Shoppers: Fruit and Vegetable Prices Are Rising

The cost of fresh produce is poised to jump in the coming months as a three-year drought in California shows few signs of abating, according to an Arizona State University study set to be released Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Fruits, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Avocado, Agriculture, Science

Daily Kos

The Evening Blues - 4-15-14

Welcome! " The Evening Blues" is a casual community diary where we hang out, share and talk about news, music, photography and other things of interest to the community.

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Related Topix: US News, James R. Clapper, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Liberal Political News

SFGate

Feinstein 'did not honor' Shrimp Boy

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, is seen posing for a portrait in San Francisco in 2007.

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Related Topix: Chinatown (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

SFGate

Environmentalists slam Dianne Feinsteina s...

Sen. Dianne Feinstein's revised drought bill is coming under increasing attack from the left even as the California Democrat tries to woo Republicans to speed the bill's passage through the Senate without committee consideration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Barbara Boxer

AmmoLand

Contact Your Senators & Representative to Stop Proposed Semi-Auto Firearm Importation Ban

We recently reported that U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein , sponsor of the federal "assault weapon" and "large" magazine "ban" of 1994-2004, is asking President Barack Obama to direct the BATFE to reinterpret a provision of the Gun Control Act of 1968 to prohibit the importation of various semi-automatic firearms and their parts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Guns, Barack Obama, Control Group, Eliot Engel, US House of Representatives, John Conyers

Daily Pennsylvanian

Senate Denounces the CIA

The Central Intelligence Agency has faced strong scrutiny from the Senate in the wake of newly declassified reports and revelations of Bush-era "enhanced interrogation" techniques .

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Commentary: Some guys still don't get it

The guys still don't get it. The latest example of men behaving badly is Michael Hayden, the former CIA director.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, Hillary Clinton

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Advocate-News

U.S. Sentencing Commission adopts new trespass grow guidelines, Huffman applauds action

The U.S. Sentencing Commission announced Thursday, April 10, that it had adopted increased penalties for high-level offenders cultivating marijuana on trespassed private or public lands, as Reps.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, US News, Representative Jared Huffman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Doug LaMalfa, Republican, Barbara Boxer, US Senate

KQED

Drakes Bay Oyster Company Takes Its Case to Supreme Court

Drakes Bay Oyster Company is taking its running battle with the federal government-and some environmentalists-to the Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Point Reyes National Seashore, US National Parks, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

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