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7 hrs ago | Politico

Rural hospitals worry about health IT funding - Bugs may have been...

RURAL HOSPITALS WORRY ABOUT HEALTH IT FUNDING : Fulton County Medical Center is a 21-bed critical access hospital and 67-bed nursing home facility in McConnellsburg, Pa., about two hours northwest of Washington, D.C. The picturesque backdrop of rolling hills and mountains is idyllic.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Community Health Care, Healthcare Industry, US Senate, Republican, US Politics

11 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

Field set for Nov. elections

Qualifications for the Nov. 4 elections ended Thursday, and there are plenty of local, state and national races to keep an eye on.

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Related Topix: Mount Juliet, TN, US Politics, US News, Representative Diane Black, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wilson County, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors, US Senate

15 hrs ago | The Hill

Alexander: Obama goes around Congress to help 'Big Wind'

Sen. Lamar Alexander said the Obama administration is tweaking the tax code to protect and extend wind energy subsidies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Tax

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Memphis Flyer

Senate Candidate Ball Announces Campaign Team

NOTE: i am taking a bit of vacation time this week, but political news keeps breaking.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Davis, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Robesonian

Department needed to eliminate waste

There should be a department to eliminate waste, coordinate redundancy and monitor the rule of law in Washington.

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

Jewish World Review

Ron Hart:

If you haven't seen the YouTube video "The Hot Crazy Matrix," please Google it and watch.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Kos

KY-Sen: Mitch McConnell (R) Warms Up To The Idea Of Another Government Shutdown

In the aftermath of the October 2013 government shutdown -- as each side took stock of its gains and losses -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell gave one of the saga's more memorable quotes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Healthcare Law, Law, Lisa Murkowski, Harry Reid, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

News Max

Tea Party Activist: We're a Movement Under Siege

The black conservative founder of a tea party PAC appeared on Newsmax TV Tuesday and tearfully denied that the political movement to rein in government and champion individual liberty has run its course.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama

The Hill

Scott Brown takes break from daughter's wedding to raise cash

With just over 70 days left until the election, New Hampshire Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown's campaign will pause for no man - or wedding.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Scott Brown, Republican, Bob Corker

Education Week

Obama Education Policies Add Fuel to Lawsuit Bid

Critical Voices: "Branches of government have always attempted to exert their influences on the other branches.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Pete Sessions, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, US Senate

Fri Aug 15, 2014

News Observer

The tea party appears to be fading away

The tea party movement, which seems to date to the 2008 presidential campaign of Texas Congressman Ron Paul, is fueled by millions of dollars from the Koch brothers of Kansas and a sheer, unbridled hatred of President Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Thad Cochran, Mitch McConnell

The Washington Post

The libertarianism balloon pops

The mainstream media are convinced that it is the "libertarians' moment" or that the GOP has turned libertarian.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Marco Rubio, Mitch McConnell, John Cornyn, Sports

Real Clear Politics

The Dangers of Populist Rebellion

LAST week's Republican primary in Tennessee resulted in a comfortable win for Senator Lamar Alexander over his Tea Party-backed challenger, State Assembly Representative Joe Carr.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

TN's Corker won't rule out presidential bid LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. (AP)...

Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker said Wednesday he isn't ruling out joining the field of Republicans running for president in 2016, but any decision would wait until next year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Lawrenceburg, TN, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Rand Paul

TheBlaze.com

GOP demands study of Obama's education waivers for states

Republicans in the House and Senate have asked the Government Accountability Office to study how the Obama administration has waived provisions of federal education law, which has resulted in waivers for 42 states and the District of Columbia.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, US Senate

HeraldNet

Mainstream GOP upbeat after sweeping tea party

Mainstream conservatives ran the table in Senate Republican primaries as tea party upstarts lost all six challenges to GOP incumbents, leaving the establishment upbeat about midterm elections and the insurgent movement beaten but unbowed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Mitch McConnell, Richard Lugar, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines

Intellectual Conservative Politics an...

ElectionWatch 2014: Setback in Tennessee

Despite the recent primary election victory of incumbent Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander over challenger Joe Carr, the Tea Party movement in the United States continues to grow steadily in strength and numbers.

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

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Morristown Ebola doctor speaks about time with family after quarantined for 21 days

Several students from Campbell County spent months petitioning the Knox County School Board to let them attend starting this school year, and now they are starting their freshman year at the school Several students from Campbell County spent months petitioning the Knox County School Board to let them attend starting this school year, and now they ... (more)

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Related Topix: Campbell County, TN, Knox County, TN, Weather, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Knoxville, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

8-year-old calls 911, saves babysitter

Several students from Campbell County spent months petitioning the Knox County School Board to let them attend starting this school year, and now they are starting their freshman year at the school Several students from Campbell County spent months petitioning the Knox County School Board to let them attend starting this school year, and now they ... (more)

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, Campbell County, TN, Morristown, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

The Chronicle of Mt. Juliet

Election Day 2014

Only 22,639 ballots were cast of the 76,902 registered voters in Wilson County during Early Voting and Election Day.

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Related Topix: Wilson County, TN, Only, TN, Mount Juliet, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Diane Black, US House of Representatives

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