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2 hrs ago | Fox News

'Vapid granolas' need not apply: GOP congressman reportedly seeks 'true patriot' interns

Are you a "true patriot" looking for an internship where you won't be dealing with any "vapid granolas?" Well Rep. Steve Stockman apparently has the job for you.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, US News, US Senate

5 hrs ago | Switched

Huffpost Hill - Eric Cantor To Continue Public Service By Enriching Self Massively

The White House says it's still working on a strategy to confront ISIS and adds that moooooooommmmm, it will finalize a military response when it's done with this Mario levellllll.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, North Carolina, US Senate

9 hrs ago | Roll Call

Still Waiting for Obama's Strategy to Fight ISIS in Syria

As news broke Tuesday that the Islamic State had posted a video claiming to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff, the White House still hasn't figured out how to take on the group in Syria.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

The Truth About The Perry Indict...

I thought I would let the dust settle before commenting on the indictment handed out to Presidential possible, Texas governor Rick Perry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Hill

Bitcoin group descends on Congress

A new bitcoin lobbying group descended on Capitol Hill on Friday, in a bid to familiarize congressional staffers with the digital currency.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

Texas Tribune

Analysis: The Hunt for a Different Spot to House Political Watchdog

Suppose we all agree that investigations and prosecutions of corruption by state officials ought to be taken away from the local prosecutors in Travis County.

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Related Topix: Travis County, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Roll Call

Top 5 Races to Watch in the Southwest

There is a lone congressional district in South Texas worth watching, but the majority of the action in the region is in the Grand Canyon State.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Beto O'Rourke, Representative Pete Gallego, Democrat, US Senate, Texas

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Fort Bend Star

not Sam's Club

Here is more junk mail plus the usual ransom notices, threatening letters from debt collectors and former friends - I didn't actually know my dog was rabid.

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Texas, Washington Post, Publishing, Dianne Feinstein, Democrat

Dallas Morning News

Obama taps U.S. Attorney Sarah Salda a to lead immigration agency

President Obama has picked Dallas-based U.S. Attorney Sarah SaldaA a as the nation's top immigration enforcer, the White House announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Oldest female veteran, 108, greeted with cheers, White House visit

Lucy Coffey dreamed of going to the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Arlington, Va.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, US Senate, Republican, US Military, US Air Force, Kelly Air Force Base

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Blocking public's right to know

Like the fact that former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon took bribes to help a strip club owner when a light-rail line was slated to run through his property.

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Related Topix: Banking, Bank of America, Financial Services, Countrywide Financial, North Carolina, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

Roll Call

HOH: Steve Stockman Not Going Gently Into That Good Night

Short-timer Steve Stockman doesn't see the roughly 12 legislative days standing between him and unemployment as a time to mourn.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Elm Grove

Filabuster promised to prevent Franken Senate seating

Al Franken has truly turned Minnesota election law into a Frankenstein of a monster--something the election laws were never intended to do: enable stealing an election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Norm Coleman, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Journalism, Matt Drudge

Monterey County Herald

Felony indictment energizes Texas GOP behind Perry

Just when Rick Perry was feeling like governor non grata, a felony indictment accusing him of abusing his power has energized Texas conservatives.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, Rick Perry, US Governors, Valley City, ND

WTOP-FM Washington

Felony indictment energizes Texas GOP behind Perry

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's legacy has rarely been mentioned on statewide GOP campaign trails this year, and the party's nominee to replace him has questioned some of Perry's signature achievements.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

KSWO

Felony indictment energizes Texas GOP behind Perry

Just when Rick Perry was feeling like governor non grata, a felony indictment accusing him of abusing his power has energized Texas conservatives.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Perry, US Governors

Sat Aug 23, 2014

NH Insider

DNC - Dallas Morning News: Perry starts New Hampshire rehab tour amid Democratic taunts

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. The last time Gov. Rick Perry visited Portsmouth, three years and a couple of days ago, he was riding high.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Portsmouth, NH, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, US Politics, Russia, World News,

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily Beast

How Rick Perry Could Get ConvictedDean Obeidallah

Everyone right and left is mocking it. But the Texas governor ignored statutory procedure and acted unilaterally.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas Government, Senator Kay Bailey, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Politico

Liberal pundits wrong about Perry

Reading an Austin newspaper on the morning of June 11, 2013, it struck us - then and there - that Texas' longest-serving governor had broken the law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Texas Government, Texas, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Rick Perry, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WPXI

Rick Perry prosecutor called ethical, fair

He's been a prosecutor and a defense attorney. He's backed both Republicans and Democrats for office.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Lloyd Doggett, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Texas, Travis County, TX

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