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  1. Rick Perry: Senators Talk, But Governors Have ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News Max

    Senators like to talk, but "governors have to make choices every day," former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said, likely setting the stage for one of the arguments he'll make if he throws his name into the presidential primaries next year. "Governors are judged on the results of what we do," Perry told The Daily Caller on Friday "Senators talk."


  2. 2016 Presidential Candidates Use Pre-Announcement Phase To Push Fundraising LimitsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Switched

    The 2016 presidential campaign is already in its beta launch stage, as candidates are beginning to roll themselves out so audiences of party insiders and wealthy donors can test them for bugs. This process also requires a platform to allow access to the candidate during this important, formative stage.


  3. Group behind contentious bill meeting with GOP conservativesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    The social conservative group behind 2014 legislation that would have allowed people to refuse to serve gays in the name of religion has been meeting with Republican lawmakers to craft its 2015 agenda in the Arizona Legislature. Cathi Herrod of the Center for Arizona Policy attended a meeting of about a dozen lawmakers on the " Arizona Values Action Team" Monday at a state building near the Capitol.


  4. A company's perspective on why wind energy mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Hill

    The largest economic development project in Iowa history isn't by the real estate industry or even the ethanol industry. It's by the wind industry.


  5. Nevada prisons chief wants $800K for new death chamberRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    Nevada has more than 80 prison inmates on death row. No one has been put to death since 2006 and no executions are scheduled.


  6. Palin pens her political obituaryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Http

    Whether she knows it or not, Sarah Palin penned her own political obituary during the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines on Jan. 24. For 35 minutes, the former Alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential candidate - and perennial fundraising darling for the Republican Party - meandered from one incoherent topic to another, often resorting to the ... (more)


  7. Taxes a big factor in Legislature's agenda | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Redmond Reporter

    During a couple of recent panel discussions with legislators in Olympia as they warmed up for the start of the 2015 legislative session, which began on Jan. 12, more than a few legislators found it necessary to assure reporters and the public that they'd be able to get everything on a very loaded agenda done in the 105 days they have allotted. Good on them if they can do it, but, considering the things they've kicked down the road previously, we're more concerned with what they get done than when.


  8. Victims of 1980 bridge disaster to be memorializedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    Thirty-five people in six cars, a pickup truck and a Greyhound bus fell 150 feet into the water and died. A new bridge was opened in 1987, with the approaches for the original bridge eventually becoming the Skyway Fishing Pier State Park, the longest fishing pier in the world.


  9. Florida Democrats review dismal year, plan for futureRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    Florida Democrats know they had a bad election year and now they're trying to figure out what to do going forward. Party leaders met Saturday to discuss the 2014 election and now are trying to find some positives out of a year that didn't have many.


  10. Miley Cyrus' album gets Grammy nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    The controversial singer's 2013 album Bangerz has been nominated in the Best Pop Vocal Album category but she admitted she had to check the Internet to see if it was true when she was told the news by a friend. She said: "I thought it was a joke.


  11. Boehner and Netanyahu Wouldn't Treat a White President Like ThisRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The decision by House Speaker John Boehner to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before a joint session of Congress before the Israeli elections is both outrageous and offensive. Some have even suggested that for American lawmakers to effectively do an end run around President Obama and side with a foreign head of state - and allow that leader to speak before Congress for the sole purpose of embarrassing the president and undermining his policy regarding Iran's nuclear program - amounts to treason.


  12. My Problem with Sarah PalinRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Intellectual Conservative Politics and Philosophy

    With Sarah Palin once again hinting at a presidential run, pundits and politics wonks are all the more aflutter with 2016 talk. The predictable slings and arrows of the surly left are coming her way, while her excited fans are firing up the troops.


  13. The job market: Incentives matterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    A worker cleans a stage to prepare for a celebration for Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo once the results of the U.S. gubernatorial race are official in New York, November 4, 2014. America's labour market boomed in 2014.


  14. Lt. Governor's Deputy Busted For DUIRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | FITSNews

    Details of his apprehension were not immediately provided by the City of Columbia, S.C. police department - although a spokeswoman said the information would be released on Monday. News of Plowden's arrest - and a pic of his grinning mug shot - was first reported by WLTX TV 19 .


  15. Hundreds of Utahns converge at clean air rally on bikes and wearing masksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    For the second year in a row, people gathered on the Capitol steps - many wearing surgical and gas masks, others with placards on yardsticks - to call on state lawmakers to do something to cut into the smog that blankets Utah's urban valleys in the winter. Hundreds of ralliers rode bikes up the hill, while a band warmed up the crowd with riffs on Queen songs.


  16. Gov. John Kasich appoints judge to Cleveland Municipal CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

    Judge James H. Hewitt III will assume his role March 1, according to a news release from Kasich's office. Hewitt has served as the president of the Cuyahoga County Law Directors Association and is a deacon and legal counsel for Olivet Institutional Baptist Church, according to the release.


  17. Tom DeLay says Perry hurt politically by indictmentRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay says he can relate to the fallout of an indictment that now dogs Rick Perry as the ex-Texas governor mulls a GOP presidential bid. DeLay told a legal seminar Saturday in Houston that Perry may downplay the effect of a felony abuse of power indictment in Travis County.


  18. Oregon lawmakers gear up for 5-month legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    With expanded Democratic majorities in both the House and Senate, Oregon lawmakers return to Salem on Monday for a five-month legislative session. But the session also begins with a dark cloud hanging over Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber, who has been forced to once again answer ethics questions about the work of his fiancA e, Cylvia Hayes.


  19. Gold coin left in Salvation Army kettle fretches $1,650 at auction 2Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    From left, Nashua Salvation Army Major David Moore congratulates Tom Shaughnessy, who won Friday's auction of a valuable gold coin left in a red kettle last month.


  20. Ex-Mexican Mafia leader makes bid for freedomRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    Records show an ex-Mexican Mafia leader whose talk with a group of business executives and police officials drew criticism this week has been helped by his close relationship with law enforcement to make a bid for freedom. The Los Angeles Times reports that a state parole board recently decided 52-year-old Rene Enriquez should be released from serving life in prison for murder despite a prosecutor's concerns.