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  1. Senate to review surplus military gear grants to local policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Navy Times

    A police officer on Wednesday watches over demonstrators protesting the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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  2. Ferguson police got surplus military equipmentRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Marietta Times

    Images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis are giving new impetus to efforts to rein in a Pentagon program that provides free machine guns and other surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies.

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  3. Missouri protests response has U.S. wary of police arms buildupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | The London Free Press

    A Missouri State Highway Patrol officer yells for people to move back as they evacuate a woman who needed medical help during a peaceful demonstration, as communities react to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri August 14, 2014.

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  4. Senate To Review Military Transfers To Local Police, Key Senator SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Talking Points Memo

    Save articles to read later In a hurry? Bookmarks allow you to save an article to read later at your convenience.

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  5. It's time to end the militarization of our policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Daily Kos

    A riot police officer aims his weapon while demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri August 13, The images coming out of the Ferguson protests-armored cars, snipers on top of those vehicles with their rifles pointed at protesters, riot cops in full body armor lobbing tear gas canisters-have achieved ... (more)

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  6. Senate eyes arming of policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Politico

    The practice of transferring military equipment to local police departments is coming under increasing scrutiny by lawmakers incensed over images emanating from Ferguson, Missouri.

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  7. Ferguson police response made possible by drug war: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | NOLA.com

    Our Main Streets should be a place for business, families and relaxation, not tanks and M16s."

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  8. Ferguson Police Identify Darren Wilson as Officer in Fatal Shooting...Read the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Memeorandum

    Lawmaker drafting bill to demilitarize local police - A Democratic congressman from Georgia is drafting legislation to limit a Pentagon program that provides surplus military equipment to local law enforcement. - Rep. Hank Johnson is pushing the legislation amid the situation in Ferguson

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  9. How Obama can do more than a oeexpress concerna about violence in Ferguson, Mo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | The Washington Post

    President Obama called Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday to talk about the situation in Ferguson, Mo.

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  10. Defense Industry Donations and the Alan Grayson Police Militarization AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Roll Call

    A police officer watches over demonstrators protesting the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 13 in Ferguson.

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  11. Election fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    I have a confession. Last year I skipped voting for the first time in my life. I did not vote in last November's general election.

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  12. Rep. Johnson on Obama Lawsuit - - It's a Coup'CNSRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    Rep. Hank Johnson took to the defense of President Obama during a House Armed Services Committee hearing, claiming the House lawsuit is "a coup".

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  13. ‘Oops, got caught lying. Again': Sheila Jackson...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Free Republic

    While speaking out on the House floor yesterday against the House GOP lawsuit against President Obama, Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said the move is a 'veil for impeachment.'

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  14. Future of fast supply ships questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Navy Times

    While lawmakers routinely question the Navy about aircraft carriers, submarines, cruisers and other warships, it's rare that the lowly combat logistics force comes into the congressional viewfinder.

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  15. Throw the Bums OutRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | New Media Journal

    In a recent broadcast of FOX News' newly-launched panel show, Outnumbered , the five panelists discussed recent opinion polls measuring congressional job approval.

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  16. Caucus seeks Medicaid expansionRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | Cross Roads News

    U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson is co-chairing the new State Medicaid Expansion Caucus seeking to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act in more states.

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  17. Georgia's deadly prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ANSWERS DELAYED: Bryant's brothers Travarous Stewart and Winfred Sherman and grandmother Barbara Allen, who raised Bryant, want to know how he died.

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  18. Clyburn announces State Medicaid Expansion CaucusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Post and Courier

    U.S. Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C., has teamed up with two other Congressmen to push for their states to accept Medicaid expansion.

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  19. Overnight Healthcare: Courts split on O-Care subsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | The Hill

    ObamaCare's premium subsidies were put at risk Tuesday as two appeals courts delivered conflicting rulings about whether they are legal in 36 states.

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  20. Jeff Mann, Vernon Jones gear up for DeKalb sheriff runoff battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    On one side of town stands the low-key lawman Jeff Mann , riding into the July 22 election on the saddle of incumbency, and with a large lead in the primary vote thanks to support from the county's political establishment and the new, predominantly white cities in North DeKalb.

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