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1 hr ago | Denver Post

Will: The government's regulatory overkill

Occasionally, the Supreme Court considers questions that are answered merely by asking them.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Ohio, Abortion, Opinion

5 hrs ago | SanLuisObispo.com

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine's prime minister; Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn.; Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Star Tribune

In new book, US Sen. Elizabeth Warren details fight for economic fairness for working families

At the beginning of her new book, "A Fighting Chance," U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes the moment she grew up.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Edward Kennedy

KNUS-AM Aurora

Documents detail another delayed GM recall

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Diana DeGette, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Why are some Dems running from Obamacare?

Polls have shown that voters love popular provisions calling for mandatory coverage for maternity care and extending coverage for young people up to age 26 to stay on their parents' health insurance policies.

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Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Representative Joe Garcia, US House of Representatives, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Fred Upton, Republican, US House of Representatives

National Public Radio

Scenes From The Never-Dull Clinton White House

For Clinton's last State of the Union speech in January 2000, aides considered a long list of guests who might be cited in the address and sit near first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Related Topix: US News, State of the Union, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Mandela, Drama Movies

KIDK CBS 3

House lawmakers push back on Ukraine aid

The White House is not going far enough in sending aid to Ukraine, say top Republicans and Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee in a letter to President Obama that was obtained by CNN.

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Related Topix: US News, Adam Smith, US House of Representatives, US Politics

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KIDK CBS 3

Nevada senators face off over militia groups

In a blunt exchange that hit on a major American divide, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, stood by his comments that militia groups involved in a ranch standoff are "domestic terrorists," while the state's Republican senator, Dean Heller, replied that he considers them "patriots."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid

KIII

Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: Jon Tester, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Max Baucus, Montana Government, Montana, 2012 Presidential Election

Castanet.net

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline, likely punting decision until after Election Day

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely its review of the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, US Senate

EDGE

"HIV Equal" Hosts Testing Event at Hartford G&L Health Collective

On Saturday, April 19 from noon to 5 p.m., the World Health Clinicians' Anti-Stigma and HIV Testing Initiative "HIV Equal" will host a day-long testing event and photo shoot in the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective as part of its national testing and anti-stigma initiative.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Los Angeles, CA, Social Software

ABC News

Clock Ticking for States to Adopt Health Exchanges

For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Illinois Government

ABC News

Advice to Democrats: Don't Say 'Recovery'

So say Democratic strategists in a blunt declaration that such talk skips over "how much trouble people are in, and doesn't convince them that policymakers really understand or are even focusing on the problems they continue to face."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, US Senate

WTNH

Blumenthal: Metro-North fined $552,000 past decade

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says Metro-North Railroad has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Richard Blumenthal

NewsOne

President Obama: "8 Million Have Signed Up"

Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives

Thu Apr 17, 2014

ABC News

Hawaii Lawmakers Agree to End Police Sex Loophole

House and Senate members are still negotiating on the version of House Bill 1926 they will send to the governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Criminal Defense Law, Law

SFGate

IRS audits less than 1 percent of big partnerships

The Internal Revenue Service audits fewer than 1 percent of large business partnerships, according to a government report released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, Carl Levin, Business News

KTVN Reno

Sen. Reid Calls Rancher's Backers 'Domestic Terrorists'

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling armed backers of a Nevada rancher "domestic terrorists" for using guns in a grazing rights battle with the federal Bureau of Land Management.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Las Vegas, NV, Bunkerville, NV

KIII

Chelsea Clinton expecting 1st child

Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.

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

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