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1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

In this April 3, 2014, file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.

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

5 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

In this April 9, 2013, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters about gun control at the Capitol in Washington.

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

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

WVa chemical safe level based on 2 weeks exposure

When federal officials decided what chemical levels West Virginians could safely consume in water tainted by a January spill, their standard assumed people would be exposed for two weeks, not 100-plus days.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Earl Ray Tomblin

ABC News

NC House Speaker Tested in First Senate Debate

A rival to North Carolina's Republican Senate primary front runner is picking at Thom Tillis' legislative record in the primary's first head-to-head encounter on live TV.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Davidson College

KMIZ

Rand Paul in Chicago: School choice is 'the great equalizer'

Continuing his outreach to minority voters, Sen. Rand Paul told an audience in Chicago Tuesday that the debate over school choice is not a Republican vs. Democrat issue, but a fight between the "dead-enders" and "those who believe in innovation."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama

Turnto10.com

Navy veteran, 92, finally gets military medals

A 92-year-old military veteran has gotten long-overdue medals he earned for serving in the Navy during World War II.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Reed

Bellingham Herald

Udall ad attacks GOP's Gardner over abortion

The 30-second spot against Republican Rep. Cory Gardner confirms that Udall will revisit the Democratic playbook of attacking Republicans on women's rights that enabled Sen. Michael Bennet to fend off a strong GOP challenge in 2010 and has helped shift this swing state to Democratic control.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Senator Michael Bennet

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Democrats eye 15 cities for 2016 convention

The Democratic National Committee has asked Chicago, New York and 13 others to make a pitch to host the presidential nominating convention in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, New York

WOAY

Rahall convenes meeting on W.Va. drug problems

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall says he has arranged a roundtable discussion with federal and West Virginia officials on the state's prescription drug abuse and trafficking problems.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall

Norwalk Citizen News

Obama to survey deadly Washington mudslide damage

President Barack Obama blows the whistle to start the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, Monday, April 21, 2014, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, US Governors

Northern Michigan News

Teen stowaway shows holes in vast airport security

Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 767, US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Eric Swalwell

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Reuters

Treasury secretary to show 'commitment' to Detroit in visit

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will visit bankrupt Detroit this week to highlight the Obama administration's "continued commitment to the city's revitalization and explore ways to promote job creation and economic growth," according to an advisory his department released on Monday.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, US Politics, US News, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Michigan

Greenwich Citizen

Clinton White House lawyer named top Obama counsel

President Barack Obama is naming a prominent white collar defense attorney and veteran of the Clinton White House as his new top lawyer.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Kirkland and Ellis, Law

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Prosecute political liars?

This will come as no surprise: A lot of untruths are tossed around during political campaigns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, Ohio, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

NewsTalk 1230

Cliven Bundy is angry - Just like the rest of us

When Rand Paul is the most prominent voice for peace on a polarizing issue, you know something strange is happening to America.

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

Washington Times

Schumer calls on FDA to drop spent grain proposal

Sen. Charles Schumer will be at a western New York brewery to call on the federal government to drop a proposal that has the nation's craft beer brewers up in arms.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, Food and Drug Administration

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

16-year-old survives in wheel well of Maui flight

File- This July 2, 2004, file photo shows a traveler walking from one terminal to another at San Jose Airport in San Jose, Calif.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Eric Swalwell, US House of Representatives, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Santa Clara, CA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

CBS Local

Federal Government, Calif. Congresswoman, Aide Sued In Fatal DUI Case

Parents of a Santa Barbara woman killed by a drunk-driving congressional aide have filed a federal lawsuit against the driver, Democratic Congresswoman Lois Capps, and the U.S. government.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, Lois Capps, US Politics, US News

SFGate

This March 14, 2013 file photo shows House Minority Leader... Photo-photo.5416482

This March 14, 2013 file photo shows House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., and House Democratic leaders speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Steve Israel, Steny Hoyer

The Marion Star

Gender gap in Ohio governor's office up to nearly $10 an hour

A newspaper investigation has found the average pay gap between men and women in the offices of four of Ohio's five elected statewide officials has grown to almost $10 an hour, as it's shrunk to under a dollar across the rest of state government.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Strickland, US News, US House of Representatives, Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich

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