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  1. Democrats to Obama: Help Ukrainians Defend ThemselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | News Max

    A growing number of congressional Democrats have joined Republicans in pressing the Obama administration to give Ukraine weapons to defend itself against Russia, which has already seized and annexed Crimea and supports separatist forces who have turned much of Eastern Ukraine into a war zone. The Daily Beast reported Tuesday that Rep. Adam Smith of Washington - the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee - is joining with Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry, a Texas Republican, in pushing the administration to provide arms to the outgunned Ukrainians.

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  2. Wyden again seeks permanent Net tax banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Sens. Ron Wyden , top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, and John Thune , chairman of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee and member of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, on Tuesday reintroduced the bipartisan Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act, the House companion to which passed the U.S. House by voice vote last Congress. "I co-wrote the Internet Tax Freedom Act to protect the openness and viability of the Internet as a platform for commerce, speech, and the exchange of ideas," said Wyden.

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  3. Dems Push Obama to Run Guns to UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Putin's proxies have taken hundreds of square miles of Ukraine since the last "peace deal." Top Democrats want their President to give the Ukrainians the weapons to fight back.

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  4. Remarks by the President in Town Hall on Middle-Class EconomicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | The White House

    Well, please, everybody, have a seat. Have a seat. Let me begin by saying thank you to Mayor Ballard for that introduction, for all the great work you're doing for the people of Indianapolis, and for your service as a Marine.

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  5. Panelists share ideas on serving city's homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Journalgazette.net

    The homeless can be chronically ill or mentally ill. Working or unemployed, single or with families or with pets.

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  6. Power Grab: Indiana Gop set to strip Democratic Superintendent of Education of her powers.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Daily Kos

    Don't like who those pesky voters elected ? It's a simple solution if you control all the levers of power . . . The evil bastards in Indianapolis are at it again.

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  7. In a re-election bid, Coats will have a friend in Club for GrowthRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | Journal Gazette

    The fiscally conservative Club for Growth appears unlikely to support a challenge to Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., in the 2016 primary election.

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  8. Drug trade moving in on everyday lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Martinsburg Journal

    U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., has taken what she considers an "important first step" towards further addressing the nation and state's growing illegal drug problem - especially increasing heroin addiction and related overdose deaths. On Thursday, Capito joined with Sen, Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and introduced bipartisan legislation seeking to help combat heroin and methamphetamine trafficking along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  9. Obama visits IndianapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Journalgazette.net

    INDIANAPOLIS President Barack Obama strolled around the stage and chatted easily for more than an hour with about 300 Hoosiers packed into an Ivy Tech auditorium Friday. He spent a significant portion of his visit stumping for his proposal to pay for two free years of community college for students around the country.

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  10. Full video: President Obama answers questions at Ivy TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Prior to his speech, the White House said President Obama would discuss "making the paychecks of working families go further, preparing hardworking Americans to earn higher wages, and keeping good, high-paying jobs in America." "The idea that in this country, everybody does best when everyone's doing their fair share and everyone's got a fair shot and everyone's playing by a fair set of rules," Obama said.

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  11. Verbatim: President Obama's remarks in IndianapolisRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Journalgazette.net

    THE PRESIDENT: Thank you, everybody! Hello, Hoosiers! Thank you so much. Well, please, everybody, have a seat.

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  12. a oea everybody does best when everyone's doing their fair share and everyone's got a fair shotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    They were welcomed outside by Gov. Mike Pence, Sen. Joe Donnelly, Rep. Todd Rokita and Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard. Public safety officials said residents would see some traffic delays during the president's visit .

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  13. Air Force One lands in Indy ahead of Obama town hallRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    President Barack Obama has landed in Indianapolis ahead of a town hall to discuss his proposals to boost the middle class and offer two years of free community college to eligible students. Obama was being greeted at Indianapolis International Airport on Friday by Gov. Mike Pence, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, Sen. Joe Donnelly and Rep. Todd Rokita.

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  14. Obama touts free community college in Indianapolis visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | The Indianapolis Star

    Speaking at Ivy Tech, president called his community college proposal "common sense," even as congressional Republicans remain cool to idea. Obama touts free community college in Indianapolis visit Speaking at Ivy Tech, president called his community college proposal "common sense," even as congressional Republicans remain cool to idea.

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  15. Obama promotes budget at Indiana collegeRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Washington Times

    President Barack Obama gestures while speaking at Ivy Tech Community College, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, in Indianapolis. Obama is promoting his budget proposal to make two years of community college free.

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  16. Obama to push agenda at Indiana community collegeRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Washington Times

    President Obama is traveling to Indiana Friday to build support for his economic agenda, including an initiative for government-paid tuition for community college students. Mr. Obama will visit Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis, the nation's largest statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students.

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  17. Donnelly, Capito: We Must Do More to Combat Heroin, Meth Trafficking Along U.S. Southwest BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly and Shelley Moore Capito Thursday introduced bipartisan legislation that seeks to help combat heroin and methamphetamine trafficking along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Stop Drugs at the Border Act of 2015 aims to address increased drug trafficking, as seizures along the Southwest Border and heroin deaths are on the rise.

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  18. Obama to speak in Indiana FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Hill

    President Obama will travel to Indianapolis, Ind., on Friday to promote the agenda he laid out in last month's State of the Union address. Obama has proposed a program that would provide two free years of community college for students who maintain a certain grade point average and who are actively working toward a degree.

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  19. Legislation Aims to Stop Drug Trafficking along Mexican BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | WEHT

    Agents targeting drug traffickers along the U.S.-Mexican border are seizing more heroin and meth than ever before. But they are going to need more resources to keep up with the increasing demand of narcotics.

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  20. Senators Push To Arm UkrainiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Switched

    A bipartisan group of U.S. senators pushed Thursday to send arms to Ukraine, saying in a Capitol Hill news conference that the United States needs to send "defensive, lethal" weapons to the country to help stem fresh offensives by Russian-backed separatists. Sending arms would be a step beyond what many European allies support , and the senators offered no estimates of how far Americans should be willing to go in a new proxy war against Russia or how much the nation should be willing to pay.

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