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1 hr ago | Common Dreams

Burger King 'Inversion' Allows It to Profit Off Public, Dodge Taxes, say Critics

Critics are slamming Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s announcement it is buying Canadian food chain Tim Hortons Inc. and moving its headquarters to Canada as a tax-dodging move enabled by a tax code that "treats corporations better than people."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Liberal Political News

6 hrs ago | SF Sentinel

Student Loan Crusader: How Elizabeth Warren Wants to Reduce Debt

As a first-term senator from Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren is advancing her fight for middle-class families with a legislative agenda focused on college affordability and student debt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Small Business, Personal Finance, Democrat

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Politico

Graham: ISIL not 'JV team anymore'

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant directly threatens the U.S. homeland, Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday, and hundreds of members of the terrorist group with U.S. and European passports could use them to try to carry out attacks on America.

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

Daily Kos

Elections Power Rankings: The Senate

As we slowly dispatch with the hottest time of the year in a literal sense, we are on the doorstep of the hottest time of the year in a political sense.

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Related Topix: Alabama, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Chris Coons, Liberal Political News

Hot Air

Key Democrat concedes ground troops in Iraq may be necessary

More proof that the post-Iraq War hangover, which had become a defining feature of the Democratic Party, is beginning to lift was evident on Sunday when one key Democratic Senator, Rhode Island's Jack Reed, conceded that the reintroduction of U.S. ground forces into Iraq may eventually become necessary if the threat ISIS poses to the American ... (more)

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

Examiner.com

Obama shifts from easing unemployment with benefits extension to job creation

President Barack Obama's weekly address focused on job creation and the recovering economy, Aug. 23. 2014; Obama however is no longer pushing Congress to pass the unemployment benefits extension The year 2014 started with the main issue revolving America's unemployment and the expiration and renewal of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Democrat, John Boehner

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.; Rev. Al Sharpton; Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and his medical mission to Guatemala to perform eye surgery.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Lindsey Graham, Democrat

ABC News

Guest Lineups for the Sunday News Shows

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.; Rev. Al Sharpton; Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and his medical mission to Guatemala to perform eye surgery.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Mike Rogers, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Lindsey Graham, Democrat, Entertainment

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Washington Post

TV listings: Weekend of August 23-24, 2014

RETURNING SHOW: With Peter Capaldi at the helm, "Doctor Who" returns for an eighth season.

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Related Topix: Peter Capaldi, Outlander, John Simm, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, John McCain, Democrat, Entertainment, Television

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Senator Jack Reed Set for this Weekend's Taking the Hill on MSNBC

With the recent killing of American journalist James Foley, MSNBC contributor Patrick Murphy, a former Congressman and Iraq War veteran, will speak with member of the Senate Armed Services committee, Senator Jack Reed about the Iraq airstrikes and the possibility of sending additional U.S. troops to Bagdad during this Sunday's "Taking the Hill" ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Patrick Murphy, Life, Veteran Affairs

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WebCPA

The Quest for U.S. Tax Reform: Fact or Fiction

On August 5, Senators Richard Durbin, D-Ill., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Jack Reed, D-R.I. urged President Obama to take independent action to stop the tax-avoidance practice commonly known as corporate inversions.

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Related Topix: Alternative, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Richard Durbin, 2012 Presidential Election, US House of Representatives, Sander Levin

RollingStone

The Student Loan Crusader: How Elizabeth Warren Wants to Reduce Debt

As a first-term senator from Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren is advancing her fight for middle-class families with a legislative agenda focused on college affordability and student debt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Small Business, Personal Finance, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Globe

Levin: Afghanistan effort not a failure

As Carl Levin prepares to leave office after spending the past 36 years as a U.S. senator, he wants Americans to know the effort in Afghanistan has not been a failure.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Gogebic County, MI, Claire McCaskill

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Levin and House Democrats still support the unemployment benefits extension

Rep. Sander Levin and House Democrats showed their support for the 3.2 millon long-term unemployed and the benefits extension with five Witness Wednesday press conferences reading personal stories of hardship Rep. Sander Levin and House Democrats showed their support for the 3.2 millon long-term unemployed and the benefits extension with five ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sander Levin, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US Senate, Representative Dean Heller, Republican, Senator Dean Heller

OpEdNews

Fighting for local veterans

Our men and women in uniform serve our country with honor and courage, putting themselves in harm's way to protect us.

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Related Topix: Worcester County, MA, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Worcester, MA, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Examiner.com

New research supports GOP unemployment extension opposition

Republicans have been claiming that ending the unemployment benefits extension , was the reason for the recent drop in short-term unemployment in the June and July jobs reports.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Dean Heller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Frank LoBiondo

WHJJ-AM Providence

Rhode Island Getting $681K for Emergency Needs

Social service agencies in Rhode Island will get nearly $681,000 in federal funds to help families in need with emergency food, rent and utility payments.

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

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Obama officials to visit RI with US Sen. Reed

Reed said Friday that National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu , U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary JuliA n Castro and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will visit the state in the coming weeks to meet with residents, tour the area and discuss opportunities for economic growth.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, National Endowment for the Arts, Charitable Organizations

The News Tribune

Defense secretary to visit Rhode Island next month

U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said Friday that Hagel will attend the inaugural "Defense Innovation Days" in Newport, Rhode Island, in September.

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

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Fighting for local veterans

Our men and women in uniform serve our country with honor and courage, putting themselves in harm's way to protect us.

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Related Topix: Worcester County, MA, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Worcester, MA, Lowell, MA, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Democrat

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