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38 min ago | Daily Kos

Jon Stewart skewers how the right-wing reacts to male vs. female politicians

LARS LARSON : That's a man's man, who gets choked up about his country, and about the issues he feels passionate about.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Democrat

5 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

In this April 3, 2014, file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US News, Camp Delta, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Terrorism

5 hrs ago | SFGate

In this April 3, 2014, file photo, Senate Intelligence... Photo-photo.5423019

In this April 3, 2014, file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Tesla bringing plant to Central Valley, but it's not the big one

Tesla Motors Inc. is opening a factory in the San Joaquin Valley, but it's almost certainly not the 6,500-job battery plant that's being coveted by governors and community leaders in California and other states.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California, Lathrop, CA, San Joaquin, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Bakersfield.com

Once again, west-side congressional race is hotly contested

Democrat Amanda Renteria answers a question as part of a forum Feb. 20 at the Beale Memorial Library for candidates planning to run for the 21st Congressional District.

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

The Huffington Post

Twisting Honor, Twisting Human Rights: America and Torture

There was a time when the American public demanded something like consequences for leadership failures that transgressed ethical and moral lines.

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Related Topix: George Bush, US News, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

The Huffington Post

PCCC Kicks Off Progressive Book Club With Elizabeth Warren Book

Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts attends a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, on February 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Jon Tester, Democrat

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Clapper Clamps Down

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has issued a directive that prohibits all employees of the intelligence community from speaking to the press.

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Related Topix: James R. Clapper, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat

Inside Bay Area

Political Blotter: House members cheer tougher penalties for illegal pot grows

This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Thompson, Representative Jared Huffman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sam Farr, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Representative Eric Swalwell

Sun Apr 20, 2014

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

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