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  1. Vitter misses votes to campaign for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times

    Vitter misses votes to campaign for governor Vitter has missed 12 percent of the 180 roll call votes taken between Jan. 6 and mid-May. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: Sen. David Vitter speaks at a news conference earlier this month touting more support for a bipartisan bill he's co-sponsoring that would overhaul federal chemical law regulations. Democratic Sens. Tom Udall of New Mexico, co-author of the bill, and Jeff Merkley of Oregon listen.

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  2. Clinton received sensitive info on private email accountRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified "secret" at the request of the FBI, according to documents released Friday, underscoring lingering questions about how responsibly she handled sensitive information on a home server. The nearly 900 pages of her correspondence released by the State Department also contained several messages that were deemed sensitive but unclassified, detailed her daily schedule and contained information - censored in the documents as released - about the CIA that the government is barred from publicly disclosing.

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  3. VA must find millions to finish troubled Denver hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WHDH

    The Veterans Affairs Department averted a costly construction shutdown at its hal... . Members of a construction crew work at the site of the new Veterans Administration hospital complex, in Aurora, Colo., Thursday May 21, 2015. 2 comments

  4. Clinton appears to rule out return of ground forces in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KFBB

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton watches as Lee Lord tests beer during a tour of the Smuttynose Brewery, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Hampton, N.H. . Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks with employees during a tour of the Smuttynose Brewery, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Hampton, N.H. HAMPTON, N.H. - Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she sees "no role whatsoever" for U.S. ground forces in Iraq despite setbacks in the struggle against Islamic State militants.

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  5. House Majority Whip: - When I Cast Votes, I Pray to God'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise says that he routinely prays for divine guidance before casting his vote in Congress. "When I cast votes, I pray to God," Scalise said at a Family Research Council event in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, adding that he considers prayer to be an essential part of his legislative decision-making process.

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  6. Alaska tentative choice for long-range US radar systemRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The U.S. Department of Defense has tentatively identified an Air Force station in Alaska is its preferred location for a radar system to track airborne missile threats. Members of Alaska's congressional delegation lauded the choice of Clear Air Force Station, near Anderson, in interior Alaska, as the potential location for the long-range radar system.

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  7. Obama wins trade victory in the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Washington Post

    President Obama won a big victory for his trade agenda Friday with the Senate's approval of fast-track legislation that could make it easier for him to complete a wide-ranging trade deal that would include 11 Pacific Rim nations. A coalition of nearly 50 Senate Republicans and more than 10 Democrats voted for Trade Promotion Authority late Friday, sending the legislation to the House for a difficult fight as Obama faces more entrenched opposition from Democrats.

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  8. Hillary Clinton's email dump won't stop Benghazi questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KSFO AM 560

    But the first batch of messages released from the now-notorious personal account that she used as secretary of state does make clear that this is one headache that will linger for the front-running Democrat's White House campaign. "I just would like to see it expedited, so we could get more of them out more quickly," Clinton told reporters in New Hampshire on Friday, in an apparent sign her campaign wants to get the whole episode behind it as soon as possible.

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  9. Senate advances fast-track for Obama, setting up final voteRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Hill

    The Senate voted Thursday to end debate on a trade package granting President Obama fast-track negotiating authority and giving him a major second-term legislative victory. It's also a big win for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who said last month that passing trade legislation would likely be the biggest accomplishment of the 114th Congress.

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  10. Veterans honored, remembered during Gilbert ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KTAR

    The ceremony, which took place at the Southeast Regional Library near Greenfield and Guadalupe roads, was part of Rep. Matt Salmon's annual Salute to Veterans Resource Clinic. "The words are so inadequate to ever thank you completely for all you've done, but from the bottom from my heart and from my family, I thank you," Salmon said to a group of about 100 veterans.

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  11. Learning more about TPA, TPP, etc. and Appreciating Daily Kos more & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Mr. Egberto Willies on May 17, 2015 put up this excellent blog with 16 minute interview of Lori Wallach, Director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch The TPP will pass unless progressives make compelling case that touches lives of Americans . Lori is everyone's favorite "expert" on the so-called free-trade agreements and their consequences on normal people in the U.S. Egberto is long-time faithful and articulate person in Kossakville, so check out his and Lori's work here.

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  12. Export-Import Bank issue promises more Republican strifeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Sen. Maria Cantwell's very dubious trade for her "fast track" vote Thursday to allow the Trade Promotion Authority legislation to go forward. She demanded from leadership, and got, votes in both chambers to extend the Export-Import Bank, the federally backed lender that helps corporations sell products overseas.

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  13. Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAYRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    "Economic growth without social progress lets the great majority of people remain in poverty, while a privileged few reap the benefits of rising abundance." ---President John F. Kennedy "The foundation of a strong economy and job creation begins with providing every child in America with the best possible education, including students with disabilities."

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  14. Kathleen Parker: Whoa s the studliest of them all?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Because so many Republicans want to be president - or at least pretend they do - debate organizers have decided to eliminate the least popular from the stage based on how they rank in the latest national polls. Fox News, which is hosting the first televised debate Aug. 6, and CNN, host of the second on Sept.

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  15. Senate tweaks veterans health law to boost specialized careRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The measure relaxes a rule that makes getting specialized care from local doctors difficult for some veterans, especially those in rural areas. Senators approved the bill by voice vote as they rushed to wrap up legislative work before a weeklong Memorial Day recess.

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  16. Jack F.K. Bungart: Vallejo truly gets Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    It's Vallejo, and it's Memorial Day weekend. And if you're looking for a city that truly gets that the list of what this weekend means - no spoiler alert needed in this town - does not include sunshine, beer, barbecues or mattress sales, take the exit off Interstate 80, enter Vallejo, and turn off your engine.

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  17. Senate OKs $25M bond plan to complete Oklahoma Indian museumRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Navajo Times

    Editors Note Updates throughout with background on the museum, quotes from supporter, opponent. Adds byline, social media tag, online link.

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  18. Cokie/Steven Roberts: Answering the tough questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Hillary Clinton answered six questions in five minutes during a campaign stop in Iowa, making no news and giving prepackaged statements we've heard many times before. She has to do a lot better than that.

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  19. Legislature approves $7.1 billion state budget, ends earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    The Oklahoma Legislature wrapped up work on a $7.1 billion budget and approved a bond issue for a pop culture museum in Tulsa on Friday before ending the 2015 legislative session one week early. State Rep. Scott Inman sits with his daughter Sophia in the House chamber on the last day of the legislative session at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, Friday, May 22, 2015.

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    5 hrs ago | KNDO

    The measure relaxes a rule that makes getting specialized care from local doctors difficult for some veterans, especially those in rural areas. Senators approved the bill by voice vote as they rushed to wrap up legislative work before a weeklong Memorial Day recess.

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