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  1. Michele Bachmann gets security detail after IS threat. How do other...Read the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    In a rare step, Rep. Michele Bachmann , of Minnesota , has been assigned her own security detail after receiving an online threat claiming to be from the Islamic State , Politico reported Monday . Bachmann has been a vocal critic of President Obama 's policies toward the Islamic State and in September argued that Islam itself lay at the root of the terrorist group, MSNBC reported .

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  2. Prosecutors around the nation tackled gun controlRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    The Atlanta meeting called Prosecutors Against Gun Violence was led by Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. Law enforcers called for common-sense changes to gun laws. Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. headed to Georgia for summit to work on preventing guns from getting in the wrong hands.

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  3. Prosecutors meet to discuss gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer, left, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr., center, and Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard Jr., speak to the press during the inaugural National Prosecutorial Summit, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 in Atlanta. Comprised of prosecutors from different parts of the country, the new coalition, Prosecutors Against Gun Violence, held a summit to discuss gun violence issues.

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  4. Michele Bachmann gets security detail after IS threat. How do other...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Rep. Michele Bachmann, of Minnesota, talks with Sen. Al Franken, of Minnesota in September. After the Islamic State threatened her, Bachmann has been assigned a security detail for the remainder of her term.

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  5. Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords to speak in Portland Tuesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will speak at an invite-only event at Grant High School Tuesday night. She'll be joined by a roundtable of local women leaders,law enforcement and domestic violence prevention advocates.

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  6. Giffords brings push to end gun violence to MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords brought her nationwide crusade to end gun violence to Minneapolis on Monday, urging women to take a leadership role in keeping firearms out of the hands of abusers. "Dangerous people with guns are a threat to women: criminals with guns, stalkers with guns, abusers with guns," Giffords said.

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  7. On Native GroundVERMONT Shows How to Keep Alive the Lost Art of Civility in PoliticsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 10, 2011 -- It was just about this time last Sunday night when I tuned into WFLA 970-AM here in Tampa Bay to hear George Noory and got Bill Cunningham instead. Seconds later, his guest was saying of President Obama, "He's a Marxist! He's a socialist! He's a Communist!" I was shocked.

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  8. Brasch WordsHATE and Hate Speech: What We KnowRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2011 | American Reporter

    Last week, I was at the Statehouse in Montpelier to cover the inauguration of Peter Shumlin as Vermont's 81st governor. Since the Sept.

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  9. Reporting: Rep. Giffords ShootingWHY Was U.S. Judge John Roll There?Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    ANGEL FIRE, N.M., Jan. 8, 2011, 4:31 p.m. ET -- Like so many Americans, the 22-year-old man, Jared Lee Loughner, identified as the shooter of Tucson, Ariz., Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others this morning at a constituent event outside a Safeway store, had a Facebook profile. But it may have been created by a right-wing hacker who wanted to pin blame for the shooting on the far left.

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  10. Gabrielle Giffords Stops in Minn. During 9-State Tour on Women, GunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KSTP

    Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will be in Minnesota on Monday as part of her nine-state Protect All Women Tour to end gun violence through tougher laws. Giffords will meet privately with local women leaders, law enforcement personnel and domestic violence prevention advocates in Minneapolis during a roundtable discussion.

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  11. Reporting: Rep. Giffords ShootingTONE of Civil Debate had a Role, Sheriff SaysRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    You don't get elected to Congress as a 40-year-old female Democrat in Tucson, Ariz., unless you're prepared to fight for what you believe in and ready to engage in the hard-nosed give-and-take of the highly partisan House of Representatives of 2011. A successful survivor of lesser wars in terms in the state assembly and state senator, Rep. Danielle Giffords is tough - and that's maybe why she's alive after a madman's bullet was fired through her brain.

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  12. Giffords, O'Connor, others discuss gun-violence issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Arizona Republic

    Gabrielle Giffords sat down with state and national leaders Saturday for a roundtable discussion on solutions to protect women from gun violence. Giffords, O'Connor, others discuss gun-violence issues TEMPE -- Gabrielle Giffords sat down with state and national leaders Saturday for a roundtable discussion on solutions to protect women from gun violence.

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  13. Incumbent Democrat Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, left, and Republican...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | WTNH

    The State Elections Enforcement Commission reported on Saturday that the Republican Governors Association contributed $904,097 to Grow Connecticut Inc. The independent expenditure political action committee is supporting Republican Tom Foley in his challenge of Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy. On Friday, the SEEC reported the Democratic Governors Association had contributed $550,000 to Connecticut Forward, the PAC supporting Malloy.

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  14. House Dems fight to hold 9 districts Romney wonRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | WTOP-FM Washington

    As House Republicans try enlarging their majority in next month's elections, one focus is the nine Democratic-held districts that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney carried in 2012. A brief look at each race: --Arizona 1st District: The National Republican Congressional Committee has made two-term incumbent Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick their top target so far, reporting spending $3.1 million as of Friday to help GOP candidate Andy Tobin. 35 comments

  15. On Native GroundFUKUSHIMA Reminds Us of the Real Nuclear ThreatRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2011 | American Reporter

    Within hours of the 2010 Congressional elections, Republican officeholders, media wizards, and 24/7 hate television and radio began to relish the demise of the President. Now, less than six months later, we cannot find strong, legitimate Republicans to run for president.

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  16. Reporting: Great BritainNEW Immigration Rules in Britain Force Students to Look ElsewhereRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2011 | American Reporter

    We know that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was holding a "Congress on the Corner" meeting outside a Safeway grocery store. We know that a 22-year-old named Jared Lee Loughner is in FBI custody, and has been charged with one count of attempted assassination of a member of Congress, two counts of killing an employee of the United States and two counts of intent to kill employees of the United States.

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  17. On Native GroundTHE America Idea Makes Us ExceptionalRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2011 | American Reporter

    He had been a decent sax player in the Marana High School band, had done okay in a garage band that went nowhere, and after beginning to smoke pot then dropped out of high school. Then he got busted for possession, tried therapy, was rejected by the military, got into Pima Community College and fell into the YouTube visionary thing, got tossed for a series of five confrontations with teachers and school officials, withdrew from school and was finally on his own when, suddenly, he became somebody: the guy who shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

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  18. JudyHelmWright Wow. This isRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | BlogHer

    Last month we surveyed moms on our BlogHer Visionaries research panel in order to find out how you felt about the concept of "me-time." Disclosure : The survey was conducted by BlogHer in partnership with fruit waterA - a great-tasting, zero calorie, naturally fruit flavored, sparkling water beverage - and 415 of you responded to our survey.

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  19. Democrats, Republicans Take Advantage Of New Big-Money RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Switched

    Both the Republican and Democratic parties are raising historic sums from single donors for the 2014 midterm elections under new rules resulting from a major Supreme Court ruling in April. The Supreme Court's McCutcheon decision struck down aggregate campaign contribution limits that prevented a single donor from giving more than $123,200 to candidates, political party committees and political action committees per two-year election cycle.

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  20. Gabby Giffords Speaks Against Gun Violence At Kingswood OxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Hartford Courant

    Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, in West Hartford Thursday on a national tour with nine stops in nine days, urged women to keep pushing for stronger laws against gun violence and domestic abuse. Giffords has become a nationally known anti-gun advocate since suffering serious injuries when she was shot in the head in January 2011 by a mentally disturbed gunman in a supermarket parking lot in her home state of Arizona.

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