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" There are no other options but to cut service. " Seattle-area bus service is about to shrink dramatically, following the failure of a sales-tax-for-transit ballot measure.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Seattle Times, Tribune Company, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

6 hrs ago | Alabama Live

GOP selling socks, Dems banking cash and see a Senator almost get hit by train: Political Chatter

Former President George W. Bush is selling his socks to benefit the Republican National Committee, according to USA Today.

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Punishing Putin: Why Pentagon is cool to sanctions on Russian arms firm

A Russian-made Mi-17 helicopter used by the Afghan Air Force sits at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan on May 13, 2013.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Air Force, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Free Republic

Smartphone Kill Switch Could Become Federal Law

A week after California State Senator Mark Leno proposed a bill requiring a kill switch for smartphones sold in the state, federal lawmakers have put forward a similar bill.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Amy Klobuchar, Representative Mazie Hirono, US House of Representatives

Washington Times

Transparency's end: Sen. Richard Blumenthal fights subpoena of own records in union case

Sen. Richard Blumenthal has pushed for more transparency in financial markets, contracting and higher education since taking office in 2011, but he recently went to federal court to keep some of his own records from public view.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, US House of Representatives, New Jersey, Dan Malloy, US Governors

Washington Times

Transparencya s end: Sen. Richard Blumenthal fights subpoena of own records in union case

Sen. Richard Blumenthal has pushed for more transparency in financial markets, contracting and higher education since taking office in 2011, but he recently went to federal court to keep some of his own records from public view.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, US House of Representatives, New Jersey, Dan Malloy, US Governors

Patch.com

Blumenthal and Murphy Respond to My Letter: Metro-North Train Crossing Traffic Warning Signs

Report by Paula Antolini On March 4, 2014 I wrote to many officials, including U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, concerning a road safety issue in Bethel CT.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Chris Murphy, Bethel, CT, Danbury, CT

The Hartford Courant

Climate Change Affects State, But Legislative Answers Stalled

Climate change has been blamed for raising the sea level and eroding the shoreline, but the issue is a political firestorm so divisive that most legislative efforts have stalled in Congress .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Democrat, Global Warming, Environment, Science, Fairfield, CT

Reuters

U.S. Sen. Blumenthal wants to quiz former GM CEOs on recalls

Former General Motors CEOs and other executives should be called to testify to the U.S. Congress about the company's slow response to defective ignition switches in cars that have been linked to at least 13 deaths, a Democratic senator said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

UConn Advance

UConn Junior Awarded Prestigious Truman Scholarship

Political science major Molly Rockett '15 has been awarded the Truman Scholarship for students who are dedicated to a career in public service.

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Related Topix: William Jewell College, US Politics, Representative Joe Courtney, Democrat, Connecticut

USA Today

How 'SNL' helped Gillibrand get Senate jobHow 'SNL' helped Gillibrand ...

Kirsten Gillibrand, then a congresswoman, speaks at her 2009 appointment to the U.S. Senate by Gov. David Paterson, pictured on her right.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, David Paterson, US Governors, Hillary Clinton, Andrew Cuomo

The Washington Post

4Senator comes dangerously close to moving train

Naturally, it happened for Sen. Richard Blumenthal at a news conference on commuter safety ... right after the guy next to him says, "Safety, as you know, is paramount."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, University of Minnesota

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Senator Boxer, Colleagues Urge White House Task Force to Adopt Key...

Senator Barbara Boxer joined with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and a bipartisan coalition of Senators last week to send a letter urging the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault to consider three proposals as part of their upcoming recommendations to help address the disturbing prevalence of sexual assaults on campus.

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Related Topix: US News, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives

Hot Air

Video: Safety demonstration irony, Capitol Hill version

Via Moe Lane , this video drives home the message that it's better to practice what you preach.

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Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

Train nearly sideswipes senator during rail safety event

The Big Gig has dropped another batch of 22 side-stage headliners for the June 25-29 and July 1-6... Oh, the irony! At a press conference focused on how to be safe near trains, a senator and a mayor nearly get hit by a train.

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Mashable

Senator Nearly Hit by Train During a Train Safety Event

United States Sen. Richard Blumenthal was nearly struck by a speeding train during a press conference on Friday - at a conference about commuter safety, no less.

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

Power Line

Democratic Senator Nearly Qualifies for Darwin Award

Senator Richard Blumenthal called a press conference at a train station to criticize Amtrak's safety practices.

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Politico

Blumenthal's Close Call - Sinema, Kennedy run in 118th Boston...

NAPSTER BILLIONAIRE'S NEXT BIG PROJECT: POLITICS "These days in the age of the super PAC and Citizens United a campaign donor with a million dollars to spend isn't cool.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Democrat, Charlie Crist, US Governors, San Francisco, CA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Automotive News

Payout czar set to dive into GM legal mess

Kenneth Feinberg, the lawyer who calculated payouts for victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Virginia Tech shooting and BP oil spill, soon may begin trying to put a dollar figure on the damage inflicted by the faulty ignition switches in General Motors cars.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Daily Mail

Stand behind the yellow line! Senator almost hit by train during speech about railway safety

Kate and Wills appear to enjoy Sydney zoo just as much as George as the duchess discovers that Koalas really do smell of eucalyptus The million dollar meth lab: Police raid high tech drug production base in luxury lake front mansion that was stacked with guns Caught! USPS worker who was in 'unspeakable pain' claimed $300k in disability checks for ... (more)

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