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2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

The Buzz: Clinton, Pelosi to hold womena s event in San Francisco

A key CalPERS committee on Tuesday approved counting nearly 100 types of government-salary supplements toward employees' pension benefits, including extra money workers earn for temporarily filling higher-paying jobs.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Personal Finance, Pension, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Tue Aug 19, 2014

FITSNews

Hillary To Iowa And Beyond

The presumed 2016 Democratic nominee will address U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin's Iowa Steak Fry on September 14. So will her husband, former U.S. president Bill Clinton .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama

Education Week

Congress Making Headway on Higher Education Act

With a lame-duck session looming-typically a time when Congress accomplishes very little-lawmakers in both the House and the Senate are priming higher education for the spotlight.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, US Senate, Democrat, George Miller

Daily Kos

IA-Sen: NextGen Hits Joni Ernst (R) Over Big Oil Fundraiser In New Ad

NextGen Climate, the environmental advocacy group that is one of the top players in Iowa's hotly contested U.S. Senate race, is out with a new TV ad today attacking Republican candidate Joni Ernst.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Politics, US Senate, Iowa, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Cedar Rapids, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Nation of patriots flag tour stops in Northeast Nebraska

A transfer ceremony was held at the Norfolk Veteran's Home Monday morning as a part of the Nation of Patriots flag tour.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Storm Lake, IA

MarketWatch

Why Rick Perry's indictment could be a blessing in disguise

Points for Perry: Texas Gov. Rick Perry may be in an even stronger political position than he was before being indicted by a grand jury on two felony counts.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Hillary Clinton

KAUZ

Eyes on 2016? Clinton goes to Iowa next month

Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear... An unarmed teenager whose fatal shooting by police has sparked rancorous protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to his right ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Sioux City Council approves major housing project

On Monday, the Sioux City City Council approved a project that's expected to add nearly 300 homes next to Whispering Creek Golf Course.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Storm Lake, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Clintons headed to Iowa for final Harkin Steak Fry

Senator Tom Harkin announced Monday that his 37th and final Steak Fry will feature President Bill Clinton and his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hillary Clinton, Madison County, IA, Barack Obama, Joe Biden

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Analysis: Congress can still do deals when it must

This April 1, 2014 file photo shows Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., the ranking member of the House Energy and Committee Committee, speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, George Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Henry Waxman, Maxine Waters, Dave Camp, Republican, US Senate

Bellingham Herald

Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser in Iowa

This April 30, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, right, joined by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., center, and Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid, Senator Jeff Merkley

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser in Iowa

This April 30, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, right, joined by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., center, and Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid, Senator Jeff Merkley

Politico

Clinton making 1st Iowa trip since '08

Hillary and Bill Clinton will be featured guests at retiring Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin's annual steak fry, marking her return to the Hawkeye State for the first time since her failed 2008 presidential campaign, sources familiar with the event said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Helping the heart of Iowa

"The improvements made with Main Street funding touch communities and their residents in very real ways," said Iowa's retiring US Sen. Tom Harkin on Friday as he toured three Jewell properties impacted by Main Street challenge grants he has championed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Iowa Government, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Jewell, IA, Hamilton County, IA

Time

Why Joni Ernst Isn't 'Iowa's Sarah Palin'

Joni Ernst, Iowa Republican Senate candidate, campaigns at the 2014 Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, August 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa Government, Iowa, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Hill

Dems urge bold action on O-Care calorie counts

A pair of congressional Democrats pressed the White House Friday to move forcefully on regulations requiring calorie counts on restaurant menus.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, US House of Representatives

Fri Aug 15, 2014

LiveScience

United States Moves to End Puppy Mill Imports

Wayne Pacelle is the president an d chief executive officer of Th e Humane Society of the United States .

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Related Topix: Humane Society of the United States, Charitable Organizations, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Animal Rights, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Time

Ernst Says She Was Sexually Harassed in the Military

Republican State Sen. Joni Ernst, who is running for Senate and served more than 20 years in the military, said Friday that she was sexually harassed in the military and, given her experience, is backing the removal of cases of sexual assault from the military chain of command, a position that puts her at odds with much of the GOP.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US National Guard, US Military, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Daily Kos

IA-Sen: Joni Ernst (R), "People On Medicaid Had No Personal Responsibility"

National political reporters love the story about Iowa Dem Senate candidate Bruce Braley's dispute with a neighbor over chickens.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Liberal Political News

The Hill

Dem Senate hopeful Braley concerned by Obama's actions in Iraq

Rep. Bruce Braley, a Democrat from Iowa who is running for the Senate this year, has joined the growing list of lawmakers who suggest President Obama should seek approval from Congress for expanded military action in Iraq.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Prison, US National Guard, US Military

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