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1 hr ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. financial risk council to review asset management

The top U.S. regulatory panel tasked with policing the safety of the financial system said on Thursday it is launching a review of potential risks in the asset management industry.

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

5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Shenna Bellows and shoe leather: an underdog's all-out campaign

U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows spoke in front of Paul Bunyan during her campaign stop in Bangor on Tuesday as part of her campaign trek across Maine.

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

9 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Mike Michaud to speak in York

The public is invited to hear Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud speak at the York Rotary Club on Friday morning, Aug. 8. The Rotary club meets from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the York Harbor Inn.

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Related Topix: York, ME, York Harbor, ME, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Paul LePage

13 hrs ago | The Hill

Dem goes grass roots on centrist dealmaker Collins

Probably the most centrist member of the GOP caucus, Maine's senior senator often seeks to be a dealmaker in an era of deeply partisan politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Maine, Senator Angus King, Tea Party

17 hrs ago | Samoa News

VIDEO: Today's Headline News...

Republicans and Democrats in Congress lumbered through a day of political maneuvering Saturday while a threatened default by the Treasury crept uncomfortably closer and a partial government shutdown neared the end of its second week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Representative John Fleming, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Tornado, Natural Disasters

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Samoa News

Senator: 20 or 21 women in Secret...

At least 20 foreign women and as many Secret Service and military personnel met at a hotel in Colombia in an incident involving prostitution, and lawmakers are seeking information about any possible threat to the U.S. or to President Barack Obama who arrived for a conference soon after, congressional officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

Dallas Morning News

McAllen mayor welcomes focus on border, never imagined meeting so many VIPs

The president hasn't visited the border to see firsthand the influx of children crossing from Mexico illegally in recent months.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, John Cornyn

Bangor Daily News

Feds schedule Maine hearings on impact of possible missile defense site

The Department of Defense is asking for public input as its Missile Defense Agency prepares economic impact statements for U.S. locations being considered for potential missile defense sites, including one in Maine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Strategic Defense Initiative, Maine, US Military, US Navy, Rangeley, ME, Weather

Politico

Today: Clearances in the spotlight - What's the future of new USA ...

TODAY: CLEARANCES IN THE SPOTLIGHT The process for granting security clearances to federal employees and contractors will be front and center this morning at a Senate Homeland Security Committee business meeting.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ron Wyden, Democrat

Marine Corps Times

Bill aims to strengthen forensic training in sexual assault cases

The Defense Department must improve its procedures for investigating sexual assaults by standardizing training requirements for medical experts who examine victims and analyze rape kits, a bipartisan group of lawmakers say.

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Shenna Bellows shares stories of struggling Mainers during Bangor stop on walking campaign tour

U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows spoke in front of Bangor's Paul Bunyan while making a campaign stop in Bangor on Tuesday as part of her campaign trek across Maine.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Daily Caller

GAO: 86,000 DOD Employees Have Federal Tax Debt

Security clearances were granted or approved for roughly 83,000 Department of Defense employees and contractors who together owe more than $730 million in federal tax debt, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Orrin Hatch, Conservative Political News

The Hill

Dodd-Frank is the new ObamaCare

"If you like your life, home, and auto insurance, you can keep them." No, President Obama didn't utter those words when he signed the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Foreclosures, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Senate, Republican

Roll Call

Possible Senate GOP Majority Would Be Young, but Would Have Enough Elders for Heft

In a possible GOP Senate majority, Cochran is one of many veterans who could reclaim gavels.

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Related Topix: US News, January, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Thad Cochran

American Reporter

Market MoverDEWEY WINS! AGAIN

During the final debate last week, Barack Obama called John McCain on the negative ads, saying that 100 percent of his radio and television ads were negative.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McCain, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, W.

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

James Carville speaking at Democratic fundraiser

The Muskie Lobster Bake is being held Aug. 3 at the Wolfe's Neck Farm in Freeport, where party faithful are getting a chance to hear from Carville and meet Democratic candidates.

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

Bangor Daily News

We need as many debates as possible ASAP so voters can fulfill their duty

"A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to Farce or Tragedy or perhaps both," James Madison, the Father of the Constitution and the fourth president of the United States, wrote.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, Maine, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

SeacoastOnline

York musician performs in Washington, D.C.

Megan Shusta, a French horn player who will be a sophomore at the New England Conservatory this fall, performed today in U.S. Senator Susan Collins' office.

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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Washington Examiner

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell hits Capitol Hill to drum up support for conservation program

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is making the rounds on Capitol Hill in hopes of swaying lawmakers to fully fund and permanently reauthorize a 50-year-old conservation program that expires next year.

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Related Topix: Offshore Drilling, US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Richard Burr

CBS News

Social Security IT project cost $300M and it doesn't work

After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, McKinsey, Consulting, McKinsey & Company, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa

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