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4 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

St. Cloud Times

Your Turn: Send me to the U.S. Senate because you deserve betterYour...

Your Turn: Send me to the U.S. Senate because you deserve better America is facing many challenges at home and around the world Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/08/20/turn-send-us-senate-deserve-better/14368463/ An immigration crisis on our borders and our military is once again engaged in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Republican, Opinion

Texas Tribune

Questions Mount Over Taxpayer Funding for Perry's Legal Bills

A defiant Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks to supporters after his booking at the Travis County Courthouse on August 19, 2014.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Breitbart.com

...Stops for Ice Cream After Processing

Today, in a scene that more closely resembled a campaign rally than a criminal proceeding, Governor Rick Perry arrived at the Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center in downtown Austin for fingerprinting and booking photos.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX, US News, Startups, Facebook, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

The Washington Post

In the Loop: SeaWorld and Disney

SeaWorld Entertainment has suffered financially since the release of the 2013 documentary "Blackfish," which accused the company of mistreating its main attraction: killer whales.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Republican, Dianne Feinstein, Senator Mark Warner

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