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Thursday | Tecumseh Countywide News

Voters Will Face Four Kinds Of Elections

Four different kinds of elections will greet voters going to the polls Tuesday, including the Runoff Primary, City of Tecumseh Primary, Town of Bethel Acres Special Sales Tax vote and Asher Public Schools Bond elections.

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Related Topix: Bethel Acres, OK, Asher, OK, Shawnee, OK, US News, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

Thursday | Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Sen. Mike Lee wants Congress to sign off on new federal rules

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, sponsored the event Thursday in Salt Lake City, where he equated the government to helicopter parents hovering unnecessarily over their children, and his solution is to require Congress to get more involved in the federal rule-making process that affects everything from health care to the type of light bulbs people can buy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Deming Headlight

Algernon D'Ammassa: Strange bedfellows on VA reform bill

If the 113th Congress were a dead frog, it wouldn't twitch if you hooked it up to a truck battery.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Jeff Miller, Opinion, Weird

News Max

US Army Scraps Testing of New Battle Rifles

The U.S. Army suspended tests for a new battle rifle to replace the standard .223-caliber M4A1 carbine carried by today's infantrymen, despite the fact that one of the nine rifles being tested outperformed it.

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

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

National Journal

Battle Over Postal-Service Cuts Looms in September

The stage is being set this month for another round of argument and angst over the future of the U.S. Postal Service when Congress returns to work in September.

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Related Topix: The Postal Service, Indie, US News, US Politics, Thomas Carper, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Bernard Sanders

Switched

Mitch McConnell Will Debate Alison Lundergan Grimes In October

Kentucky's Democratic U.S. Senate nominee, and Kentucky Secretary of State, Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks at the Fancy Farm picnic on August 2, 2014 in Fancy Farm, Kentucky.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Fancy Farm, KY, Louisville, KY

Crescent-News.com

Editorials

We all know how Washington crises usually unfold. A problem erupts. Politicians trample each other to express outrage and allocate blame.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Bob Corker, US Military, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, US Army, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Washington Examiner

Just wait until Ferguson police get federally funded drones

Through the fog of Twitter , it's difficult to discern the precise details of what's been happening in Ferguson , Mo., in the 10 days of protests spurred by the police killing of an unarmed teenager.

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

TheBlaze.com

Report: Billions lost in Medicare wheelchair scam

The government has spent $8.2 billion to buy wheelchairs and scooters for 2.7 million people over the last 15 years, and has no idea how many of those people actually needed them.

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

Okie Funk

Constance Johnson For U.S. Senate

It should be a no-brainer that state Sen. Constance Johnson is the clear choice in the Aug. 26 Democratic runoff election for the U.S. senatorial seat vacated by Tom Coburn.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative James Lankford, US House of Representatives

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Washington Times

News could give agencies clues about federal contractors

The White House is urging contracting officers at agencies across the federal government to review news coverage as they vet companies competing for federal contracts.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Elijah Cummings, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Examiner.com

GOP Senator rips Fox News as 'totally not fair and totally not balanced'

In a world where even cable news is considered biased, one Republican Senator is taking a shot at what would be considered his home team.

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

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

6 More Crazy Ways the Government Has Spent Our Tax Money

Many of us don't mind paying our share of taxes so the government can create or improve things like roads, schools, and public services that have a positive impact on society.

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

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Slate Magazine

Don't Bring a Tank to Pumpkin Fest

In December 2012, when Washington's press corps was peering over the "fiscal cliff," Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn released a report that looked and sounded too goofy to be real.

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

Daily Policy Digest

Tax Credit Program Offers Little to the Poor

In 2000, Congress passed and the President signed the Community Renewal Tax Relief Act, which included a program known as the New Markets Tax Credit .

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

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Other Views: Transparency failures

Government transparency has long been among our priorities. But for transparency to occur, officials must be required to report information and their efforts must be monitored to ensure compliance.

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

Wed Aug 13, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Oklahomans Say Farewell To Senator Coburn At Town Hall Meeting

Senator Tom Coburn said farewell to his Tulsa constituents at his final town hall meeting; he's retiring two years before his term ends.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Oklahoma, Republican, Tulsa, OK

News Max

IG Report: 600 'Criminal Aliens' Released in February 2013

The Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General's report shows that Immigration and Customs Enforcement released 600 "criminal aliens" in February 2013, Fox News reports.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, Rick Perry, US Governors

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Coburn pushes for constitutional convention to limit presidential power, balance budget

Outgoing US Senator Tom Coburn has no plans to return to medicine, but he does hope to effect real change in America by pushing for a convention of the states to amend the Constitution.

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

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