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Yesterday | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Dan Morain: California could be in the running for Tesla's battery factory, after all

JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Should companies that receive state subsidies be expected to provide jobs for Californians? To write a letter, go to sacbee.com/sendletter .

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Related Topix: California, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California Government, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Startups, Facebook, Tesla Motors

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Fresno Bee

21st Congressional District race a 'toss up' in Valley, with a tilt toward Valadao

When political insiders list the few California congressional districts that are competitive, they always mention the one that for decades has covered the central San Joaquin Valley's west side.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David Valadao, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Democrat, Immigration Reform, Hanford, CA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Berkeley: USPS doesn't follow historic preservation rules, report says

An agency that oversees preservation of federally owned historic property took the United States Postal Service to task in a report issued April 17, noting "significant concerns" resulting from sales of historic post offices due to the loss to the public of facilities built for public use, and the risk to historic art and architecture.

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Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Jose Serrano, Democrat, Marketing, US Senate

Arbitrage Magazine

Boost in Global Insecurity: 'All-Time High Terrorism'

"Terrorism is at an all-time high worldwide," says United States Senator Dianne Feinstein, Intelligence Committee Chairman, during the Global Security Threats annual assessment .

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

Science

[News & Analysis] Fusion: U.S. Support for ITER Wavers as Costs Spiral

Officials last week revealed that the U.S. contribution to ITER could cost $3.9 billion by 2034-roughly four times the original estimate made in 2006.

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

Common Dreams

US Nuclear Weapons Proliferation: We're No. 1

The corporate media is focused on the question of how or if Iran could ever break out of its promise under the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty to eschew nuclear weapons to use reactors only for civilian purposes.

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Related Topix: US News, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Mike Quigley, Representative Jared Polis

The Baltimore Sun

Pulitzer committee makes a stand for free press, accountable government [Commentary]

The Pulitzer Prizes to two news outlets that cooperated with whistleblower Edward Snowden in the disclosure of widespread National Security Agency surveillance of electronic communications at home and abroad has U.S. officialdom in a dither.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Peter King, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

RecordNET

What the 'e-word' means to women

The other day, I found myself wanting the perspective of a woman about a brouhaha in Washington involving a U.S. senator and the former head of the Central Intelligence Agency.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Letter: Nation is silent on brutality against unbornLetter: Nation is ...

Letter: Nation is silent on brutality against unborn on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/04/17/letter-nation-silent-brutality-unborn/7851155/ The April 4 news report "CIA report to be declassified" speaks of the controversial interrogation and detention methods used by the CIA against terror suspects after 9/11.

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

Switched

Harry Reid Calls Backers Of Nevada Ranchers 'Domestic Terrorists'

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling armed backers of a Nevada rancher "domestic terrorists" for using guns in a grazing rights battle with the federal Bureau of Land Management.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Israel, World News, Middle East

National Public Radio

Unlikely Partnerships Spring From California Water Crisis

At a recent rally in Fresno County, Calif., farmers in plaid shirts stood side by side with migrant farmworkers in ball caps, holding signs that read " sin agua, no futuro " and "no water, no food."

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

KAAL-TV Austin

Leaked Findings Paint Pattern of CIA Deception

" A controversial torture report by the Senate Intelligence Committee paints a pattern of CIA deception about the effectiveness of waterboarding and other brutal interrogation methods used on terror suspects after the Sept.

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

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

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

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

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