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3 hrs ago | The Hill

Watchdog: DOD broke law with Bergdahl swap

The Pentagon broke the law when it transferred five Taliban detainees from GuantA namo Bay in exchange for prisoner of war Army Sgt.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Impeachment back on the table: Obama broke law

When President Obama exchanged five Taliban detainees from Gitmo for POW Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, US News, Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Guantanamo Bay, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Foster's Daily Democrat

Senate candidate to visit Willowbrook on Sunday

Shenna Bellows, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator will be at the Mill, at Willowbrook Village at 70 Elm Street this Sunday, Aug. 24, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Bellows is running against incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins in the November election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Vegetables, Bread, York County, ME, Dining

Bangor Daily News

Is Angus' endorsement a king's ransom or fool's gold?

Sen. Angus King with independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler on Monday in Bangor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Republican, John Baldacci, US Governors, George Bush, 2012 Presidential Election

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

FRA funds safety initiative for smaller railroads

The Federal Railway Administration is awarding two grants totaling $350,000 to help short line and regional railroads reduce the risks associated with shipping crude oil, propane and other hazardous materials.

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

American Reporter

MomentumTO Their Eternal Shame

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.

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, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Journalism, US Governors, Paul LePage

Sun Journal

Collins snags more union support in Maine's U.S. Senate reelection campaign

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, left and her reelection challenger Shenna Bellows, a Democrat and the former executive director of the ACLU of Maine, right.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Maine, 2012 Presidential Election

Bangor Daily News

Maine native Matt Gagnon returns from DC to lead Maine Heritage Policy Center

A Hampden native, DC insider and political blogger who was named one of the top 10 communicators in politics is returning to Maine to be the new CEO of the Maine Heritage Policy Center.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, Hampden, ME, University of Maine, Moody, ME

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Yorka s Shusta plays French horn for Sen. Collins

A French horn player from York played her instrument in an unlikely place recently - a U.S. Senator's office.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Jim Jeffords: Ahead of His Time

Mr. Jeffords, a Republican who shook up the Senate in 2001 by becoming an independent and caucusing with the Democrats, represented Vermont in the House for 14 years before being elected to the Senate in 1988.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Grist Magazine

Why is Environmental Defense Fund spending $1 million to elect Republicans?

As even a casual political observer knows, the era of the moderate Republican is over, especially in the House of Representatives.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Frank LoBiondo, Republican, US House of Representatives, Activism, US Senate

Bangor Daily News

Family's $250,000 donation highlights steamship Katahdin's 100th...

Greenville Town Manager John Simko reads a proclamation from the Board of Selectmen during the celebration recognizing the steamship Katahdin's 100th birthday on Saturday in Greenville.

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Related Topix: Greenville, ME, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, Portland, ME, Piscataquis County, ME, Rockland, ME

Dear Kitty

British government tries to hide role in CIA torture

Logs released under the Freedom of Information Act have reinforced claims that the UK lobbied to keep its role in the CIA 's torture and interrogation programme out of what is expected to be a damning Senate report .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Martin Heinrich, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Saxby Chambliss, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner

SeacoastOnline

Hassan embodies charade of modern-day politics

It is not a stretch when I say there is a vast difference that separates the made-up world that too many politicians would like us to believe exists and the actual real world that most of us live in on a daily basis.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire, New Hampshire Government, Maggie Hassan, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Landing jobs in Bangor was a team effort, not the sole doing of LePage or Michaud

Gov. Paul LePage and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie with C&L Aviation CEO Chris Kilgour during a brief tour of C&L Aviation on Tuesday in Bangor.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, US Governors, Paul LePage, Chris Christie, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Inquirer & Mirror

Online Only: Young entrepreneur starts bike business

Caleb Wursten, left, with his sister Maia, founded Beach Way Bicycles and is working with North Water Street inns to rent two-wheeled transportation to their guests.

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

Foster's Daily Democrat

Bellows takes a Walka through Sanford Candidate is challenging U.S....

Most candidates drive or are driven to their next campaign stop. Democrat Shenna Bellows walked to hers here in Sanford on Sunday, Aug. 10. From Alfred.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, US News, Sanford, ME, Alfred, ME, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Maine

Wed Aug 13, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumTO Their Eternal Shame

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.

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

A call for Susan Collins to step up on S.J. Res. 19

The following was received from http://www.citizen.org and is being published as a public service.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Supreme Court

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