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Thursday Sep 11 | The Charlotte Observer

Former Congress members to present their plan to fix Washington

Observer staffers will be tweeting live from tonight's event. Check CharlotteObserver.com to follow along, and join in with the hashtag #cltreimagine Two former members of Congress will be in Charlotte this evening to promote a bipartisan plan to reform Congress and the electoral system in hopes of ending gridlock in Washington.

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

Sun Sep 07, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Vote for Brown and Stiles in N.H. GOP primary

Scott Brown is by far the strongest and most compelling Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Tuesday's primary and he has earned the endorsement of the Seacoast Media Group editorial board. Voters don't have to guess what Scott Brown would do as New Hampshire's U.S. senator because he has a track record from the three years he served as U.S. senator from Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Scott Brown, US News, US Senate, Republican, us Travel, Travel, Susan Collins, US Politics, Portsmouth, NH, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Opinion

SeacoastOnline

Bellows taking the long walk in Maine

In Maine, U.S. senators usually retire rather than being defeated for re-election. True, there are exceptions, but you have to go back to 1978 to find one.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, Maine, US News, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Houlton, ME, Opinion

Sat Sep 06, 2014

WBTV

Former Washington insiders think they have a plan to make Congress work

But now these former members of the Senate and House three Republicans, two Democrats are sounding the alarm in this election year about a Washington that has become so polarized, dysfunctional and unpopular that they asked whether democracy can function effectively in such a partisan atmosphere. It can, say these co-chairs of the Commission on Political Reform, but only if Americans demand more bipartisan problem-solving and less ideological rancor.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mick Mulvaney, US Senate, John Spratt, Democrat, Kansas, Speakers

WBTV

Former Washington insiders think they have a plan to make Congress work

But now these former members of the Senate and House three Republicans, two Democrats are sounding the alarm in this election year about a Washington that has become so polarized, dysfunctional and unpopular that they asked whether democracy can function effectively in such a partisan atmosphere. It can, say these co-chairs of the Commission on Political Reform, but only if Americans demand more bipartisan problem-solving and less ideological rancor.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mick Mulvaney, US Senate, John Spratt, Democrat, Kansas, Speakers

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Phillymag.com

Megan Ratha s Impossible Run

After my Tuesday column lamenting the lack of an effective opposition party in this city, I heard from a few of them. The most aggressive? Megan Rath , who asked for a coffee meeting with me.

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

Thu Sep 04, 2014

The Weekly Standard

Maine's Man

Augusta, Maine Paul LePage has a funny way of campaigning. The 65-year-old Republican governor is touring the distribution center for Renys, a Maine-based department store chain, in Newcastle with the company's president and scion, John Reny.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maine, US News, US Senate, Republican, Augusta, ME, US Governors, Paul LePage, Husson College

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Gena Canning named Girl Scouts of Maine's 2015 Woman of Distinction

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - Girl Scouts of Maine has announced that Gena Canning, managing partner at Pine State Trading Co., will be honored at the 18th annual Women of Distinction Gala on The Women of Distinction Gala is an annual event that celebrates women whose individual excellence and high levels of achievement distinguish them as outstanding ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, South Portland, ME, Portland, ME, Marketing

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Former Charlottean David Snepp helps Afghans resettle

A native Charlottean and former broadcaster, David Snepp has started a non-profit called Silk Road Leadership to help many Afghans resettle in the United States.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, George Allen, US Senate, Republican

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Republican Journal

Conservative to the Core - I was Tea Party before there was a Tea Party

My contumacious nature puts me in a perfect place to identify with the Tea Party.

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

Bangor Daily News

Cheryl Leeman for mayor?

I suspect we haven't seen the last of Cheryl Leeman, the Portland city councilor who's ending her three-decade run this year.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Home Listing, Home

Mon Aug 25, 2014

jdsupra.com

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Atlantic

Third Party Watch in Maine

In most states, third-party candidacies are pipe dreams. Maine is one of the rare states in which independent candidates can and do win.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Susan Collins, Republican, Journalism, US Governors, Paul LePage

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Jeffords remembered for fierce independence

For most of his career, Jim Jeffords was one of a now all-but-vanished breed - a moderate-to-liberal Northeast Republican who championed the environment, education and the rights of disabled Americans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, US Governors, Arlen Specter, George Bush

WAVE-TV Louisville

Jeffords remembered for fierce independence

The National Guard has arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters have again clashed with police in the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Arlen Specter, US Senate, Republican, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Lincoln Chafee

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