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  1. Klobuchar presents Bronze Star to family of WWII vetRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

    U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has presented the Bronze Star and other war medals to the family of a World War II veteran. Warren Reyburn was a staff sergeant stationed in the Pacific with the 25th Infantry Division nicknamed "Tropic Lightning."


  2. Ruben Navarrette: On immigration, Hillary vs....Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    On immigration, Hillary Clinton is a work in progress - and has been since she entered politics more than a dozen years ago. Depending on which audience she is trying to please, she assumes one of two conflicting personas: Restrictionist Hillary or Reform Hillary.


  3. U.S. Senator Warren calls for public hearings on bank waivers -FTRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Reuters

    May 24 U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is calling for U.S. Department of Labor hearings on whether banks accused of rigging foreign exchange markets should be allowed to manage retirement accounts, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. "When banks plead guilty to a crime, federal agencies must do more than look the other way," Warren told the Financial Times.


  4. The five GOP whores whose services will be financed by billioniare...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Cuba Journal

    From Bloomberg: "The pledge to fund multiple Republicans is consistent with what Charles Koch told USA Today in April about the candidacies of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, former Florida governor Jeb Bush, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, and Florida Senator Marco Rubio. He indicated all six were at the top of the list in terms of who might receive funding."


  5. The value of NSA surveillance and the lessons of 9/11Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Denver Post

    U.S. Sen. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., last Tuesday. It is becoming increasingly evident that the lessons of 9/11, or the memory of the 3,000 victims who perished that fateful morning in September 2001, have been lost on the Democrats who oppose anti-terror measures.


  6. Sen. Kirk's plane evacuated for "threat"Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A plane U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk boarded Sunday afternoon to return to Illinois from Washington, D.C., was evacuated because of an "unspecified threat," a spokesman said. Kirk, Highland Park Republican, is planning to board a later flight in an effort to attend a Memorial Day event in the suburbs.


  7. Rick Perry Can't Get Enough of IowaRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    He has spent more time in the key nominating state this year than any other Republican presidential hopeful, a new tally finds. The Des Moines Register on Sunday tallied up the number of days each Republican contender has appeared in the key nominating state during the 2016 election cycle and ranked them as "Iowa Light," "Iowa Medium," or "Iowa Heavy."


  8. Memorial Day 2015 observances calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Little Falls: Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, 15550 Hwy. 115, 1:30 p.m. Music by Richfield Symphonic Band.


  9. Broadview Heights won't appeal ruling allowing gas drilling: Best of the BeatRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    The city of Broadview Heights won't appeal a Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas ruling that allows oil and gas drilling in the city . Broadview Heights City Council added a property tax renewal to the November ballot.


  10. China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Times

    WASHINGTON: If the U.S. doesn't write the rules of international trade, President Barack Obama warns, China will. In fact, China is already helping write those rules, and in some ways has jumped ahead of the game.


  11. In Waco carnage, a message to AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CNN

    People in Waco, Texas, stand near the parking lot of a Twin Peaks restaurant where nine people were killed in a shooting on Sunday, May 17. At least 18 people were hospitalized as well after a melee between rival biker gangs. Errol Louis is the host of "Inside City Hall," a nightly political show on NY1, a New York all-news channel.


  12. Islamic State on the march? What fall of Ramadi tells us.Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Iraqi security forces defend their headquarters against attacks by Islamic State fighters during a sand storm in the eastern part of Ramadi, Iraq, earlier this month. The Islamic State now controls Ramadi.


  13. Kainea s quest for war legitimacyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | New York Post

    The Revolutionary War and Civil War ended in Virginia, which was involved, by the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, in the beginning of today's war with radical Islam. Now a Virginia senator is determined that today's war shall not continue indefinitely without the legitimacy conferred by congressional involvement congruent with the Constitution's text and history.


  14. WaPo: McConnell-Paul Relationship Strained by Patriot ActRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | News Max

    Kentucky Sens. Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul have become closer in recent months, but that is being put to the test as they battle over renewing the Patriot Act, The Washington Post reports. Paul, a freshman tea party senator, took on McConnell, the establishment Senate majority leader, last week as Paul spoke from the Senate floor in a near 11-hour speech as part of a procedural maneuver to stop renewal of the law that Paul believes invades the privacy of Americans.


  15. The GOP's debate problemRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Politico

    For weeks, Rick Santorum has tried to shake every last hand in Iowa and New Hampshire. Lindsey Graham has been shuttling up to New Hampshire almost every other weekend to meet with small groups of voters.


  16. John Edwards Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    Children: with Rielle Hunter: Frances Quinn Hunter, February 27, 2008; with Elizabeth Edwards: Jack, 2000; Emma Claire, April 24, 1998; Cate, 1982; Wade, 1979-1996 Other Facts: Former senator from North Carolina, candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004 and 2008, and Democratic nominee for vice president in 2004. As a presidential candidate in the 2008 election, Edwards repeatedly lied about an extramarital affair with Rielle Hunter, a documentary filmmaker.


  17. Dionne: The right's political correctnessRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    "A flip would be someone who voted on something and did something different," the Wisconsin governor explained last week on Fox News . His altered views on immigration don't count because he is not a legislator.


  18. Vietnam War Memorial, Hmong Veterans, Ceremony Marking Anniversary of the Fall of LaosRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | PR Log

    Mr. Pang Mang Thao, President, of the Minnesota Lao Veterans, spoke at the 40th anniversary wreath-laying ceremony at the Vietnam War Memorial, and Arlington National Cemetery, to honor Lao- and Hmong-American veterans and their U.S. advisers.


  19. Opinion: The governor in the tin foil hatRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    Operation Jade Helm has inspired a million jokes, and some of them have even been funny. But as much as comedians might jump on Greg Abbott for sending the Texas State Guard to monitor military exercises as the latest excuse to mock the reactionary rubes south of the Red River, Texas now faces an existential crisis: Is the Governor really this crazy? From a distance, Gov. Abbott indulging the paranoid delusion that a special operations training exercise in Bastrop County is a precursor to an invasion looks absolutely crazypants.


  20. Mailbag: 'Jebio' editionRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PolitiFact

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a meeting with business leaders in Portsmouth, N.H., on May 20, 2015. Few members of the Republican presidential field are attracting more attention than the two leading contenders from Florida -- former Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Marco Rubio.