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  1. Koch event drawing 2016 hopefuls Rubio, Paul, Cruz, WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Channel3000

    The setting is a California gathering late Sunday that's organized by Freedom Partners. That's the hub for the political machine backed by wealthy industrialists Charles and David Koch.

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  2. Fight over taxes looms between Democrats, Gov. Jerry BrownRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    Gov. Jerry Brown orchestrated the successful push for temporary sales and income taxes on Californians three years ago to help ease the state out of recession and close a multibillion-dollar budget gap. The Proposition 30 taxes are supposed to phase out by 2018, but social welfare groups and some Democrats want to extend them.

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  3. Gun, school choice rallies on-tap at Texas LegislatureRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

    New Gov. Greg Abbott skipped the annual Texas Right to Life march and rally at the state Capitol on Saturday - a favorite event of his predecessor Rick Perry- but sent his wife Cecilia, the state's first Hispanic first lady. Top Texas Republicans have long maintained that Hispanics voters agree with the GOP on social issues such as abortion, and Cecilia was joined by another Hispanic Republican star, new Land Commissioner George P. Bush, whose mother was born in Mexico.

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  4. That Music That Played Scott Walker on Stage? The Band That Performed ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    In his crowd-pleasing performance at the Iowa Freedom Summit Saturday, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker touted his "go big and go bold" conservatism - and the union-busting governor took the stage to the strains of "I'm Shipping Up to Boston." Hey @DropkickMurphys , not every fan of yours is a Democrat, not all unions doing any good anymore.

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  5. New legislation targets cyberbullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    Cyberbullying is becoming more of a problem as technology advances, and a recently signed law looks to help prevent that. Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill mid-January that requires Michigan school districts to include cyberbullying in their anti-bullying policies and report bullying data to the state.

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  6. Palin says shea s a seriously interesteda in 2016 campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin told the Washington Post in an interview Friday that she is "seriously interested" in running for the White House in 2016. "You can absolutely say that I am seriously interested," Palin said, when asked to clarify her thinking about a possible presidential bid.

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  7. Former Gov. Perry Speaks In IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KIII

    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is holding up his home state as a model for economic revival in an Iowa speech with echoes from his 2012 run for president. Perry is preparing for another presidential bid, telling Iowa Republicans at a forum Saturday that jobs gained on his watch and state-based efforts to control the southern U.S. border are concrete examples of his leadership.

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  8. While in Office, Christie Has Been Given 77 Diet BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Froggy999.com

    It's unclear whether they're from mean-spirited detractors or genuine well-wishers, but either way, it seems in poor taste: Chris Christie has received dozens of diet books as gifts while he's been governor of New Jersey, NJ.com reports. He's been sent a total of 600 books of various kinds, and a full 77 have been on the topic of diet, according to his office's gift records.

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  9. Maine lawmakers press to find funding for cold case unitRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Gov. Paul LePage signed a bill last spring creating a new unit in the attorney general's office that would focus solely on investigating Maine's more than 100 unsolved homicides. There was only one problem: the Legislature never funded it.

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  10. In a weird first week, Wolf ended his own honeymoon: Charlie GerowRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    Faster than you could say "A cold Yuengling, please," Gov. Tom Wolf ended his own honeymoon last week with what can only be viewed as a bizarre decision to declare open warfare with the majority in the state Senate. For a man who needs bipartisan support to accomplish any of his agenda, the first days of his administration have been very odd.

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  11. No, Sarah Palin isna t a oeseriously interesteda in running for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Palin, in a conversation with the myriad national reporters in Iowa to cover one of the first 2016 Republican presidential candidate cattle calls, said that she was "seriously interested" in running for president in 2016 . That came just days after she said she was "interested" in the race.

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  12. Vape 'em while you got 'em - states look to tax eCigs: The Sunday BrunchRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    Good Sunday Morning, Fellow Seekers. For the last couple of budgets now, state lawmakers have tried to slap a tax on cigars and smokeless tobacco products, which aren't subject to Pennsylvania taxes.

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  13. Jindal: I'd Back a Constitutional Amendment to Leave Marriage to the StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Review Online

    In the event that, this summer, the Supreme Court strikes down statutes defining marriage between one man and one woman, Governor Bobby Jindal would support an effort to allow states to define marriage as they wish.

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  14. Broadband committee helping Branstad still sorting issuesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    As Gov. Terry Branstad prepares to introduce legislation aimed at expanding broadband Internet in Iowa, members of a committee tasked with giving him key recommendations for a bill say it's a complex issue that they're still sorting out. Members of a broadband committee within a science, technology, engineering and math advisory council say they're still deciding what the state's overall goal should be with expanding high-speed Internet, also known as broadband.

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  15. It's Brad Blog's Eleventh AnniversaryRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Brad Blog

    Yes, elections have consequences. Republicans take control of U.S. Senate Judiciary subcommittee and immediately dump 'Civil Rights and Human Rights' from its name... Obama's SOTU focuses on climate; Repubs give Keystone XL pipeline a new name; MT pipeline spill spews oil, benzene; PLUS: GOP votes climate change not a hoax -- but... Deconstructing Obama's SOTU and the GOP response, with our special in-studio roundtable, including: Heather 'Digby' Parton, David Dayen of Salon, John Amato of Crooks & Liars... Official who ignored pre-election warnings, obtained exclusively by BRAD BLOG, about likely paper ballot shortages last November, is unanimously ousted by Election Board... That's the good news.

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  16. Dropkick Murphys to Anti-Union Scott Walker: Stop Using Our SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mediaite.com

    On Saturday pro-union Irish punk band the Dropkick Murphys told Wisconsin Governor and organized labor bAate noire Scott Walker to stop playing their songs at his rallies. Walker reportedly took the stage at the Iowa Freedom Summit this weekend to "I'm Shipping Up to Boston," the band's collaboration with the Guthrie family made big by its featured inclusion in The Departed .

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  17. Joseph Curl: At 2016 Iowa summit, some fresh Gop faces - finallyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    For all the talk of a deep Republican bench for 2016, a lot of the faces in the early game are the same. Mitt Romney? Really? He ran and lost in 2012 - badly.

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  18. Protesters heckle Perry and Christie on immigration issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KIMT

    Protesters have heckled Republican presidential prospects Rick Perry and Chris Christie over immigration policies during a conservative political forum in Iowa. The former governor of Texas was interrupted during his speech to the Iowa Freedom Forum by six people chanting, "If you become president, will you deport our families?" The six young adults claimed to be children of immigrants in the U.S. illegally.

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  19. Graphic: End gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Craft beer is exploding, and Heady Topper and the Vermont town where it was born are at the movement's liquid-gold center. Twenty years ago, a string of coincidences nearly set off a US-Russia nuclear crisis, but calmer heads prevailed.

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  20. Jindal: Amend Constitution To Stop Marriage EqualityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    Gov. Bobby Jindal , a potential 2016 presidential candidate, mocked GOP colleagues for abandoning their opposition to marriage equality and endorsed a federal constitutional amendment to redefine marriage to be opposite-sex only. On ABC's This Week on Sunday, Jindal told host George Stephanopoulos that he continues to believe that marriage is "between a man and a woman."

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