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  1. Cities Face Millions In Wastewater Upgrades, RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  2. We are the Koch's suckersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Why don't we advance the discussion about raising taxes on the super wealthy by pointing out that when a couple of good ol' boys like those Kochs have enough money to buy 1/2 of our representative democracy lock stock and barrel, maybe they can afford to pay a tad more in taxes? Koch and Adelson and Ted Cruz' carried interest hedge fund guy have enough money to pay to each have a pet candidate they throw at each other like a demented life size scale model version of rock em sock em robots but they can't pay more than a 39% income tax rate? Adelson is making $33 million a day? Enough to spend $125 million on US elections and have so much money left over that he has nothing better to do than buy Israeli elections as well? And let's face it, even when they are not engaging in the egregiously corrupting activities of suborning the political process, they don't really spend their money ... (more)


  3. Obama Retirement Fund: The Trans Pacific PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Politics in the Zeros

    Obama is pushing the Trans Pacific Partnership harder than anything before. The TPP is viciously anti-Democracy noxious turd of an agreement that lets corporate interests overrule and even sue governments should their precious profits be in any way imperiled.


  4. Kansas lawmakers have lots of tax ideas but little consensusRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KAKE

    Kansas is expected to increase taxes to close a budget shortfall, but Republicans who control the Legislature don't yet agree on the outlines of a plan. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback wants to protect major income tax cuts he pushed legislators to enact in 2012 and 2013 to help stimulate the economy.


  5. Editorials from around New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A perilous imbalance exists when one man is free to eat, work, and walk safely down the street; while a short distance away, another is starving, jobless, captive or fearful. For the fearful, destitute man, if he knows anything of the world, will seek to flee his captivity, even at grave personal risk.


  6. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago |

    He doesn't seem to be the most doting grandfather. The country wants William to be the next King, rather than him.


  7. Obama tries to hold spotlight as 2016 race crowds the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hill

    With his name no longer on the ballot, President Obama is seeking to remain relevant as Washington's attention shifts to the 2016 presidential race. For Saturday at least, Obama will command the spotlight as he takes the stage at the White House Correspondents' dinner to crack wise with reporters and perhaps make a joke or two about the field of candidates jockeying to replace him.


  8. DeWine rejects petition for Legalize Marijuana in Ohio AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Peak Of Ohio

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Friday rejected the petition for the proposed Legalize Marijuana in Ohio amendment because the summary of the petition was not "fair and truthful." On April 17th, the Ohio Attorney General's Office received a written petition to amend the Ohio Constitution by adding the Legalize Marijuana in Ohio Amendment.


  9. White House Correspondents Dinner: 10 Celebrities Taking Washington By Storm This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    These celebrities are on hand to attend what's affectionately dubbed by Beltway insiders as "Nerd Prom" - or otherwise known as the White House Correspondents Dinner. Each year, the commander-in-chief takes a night off from serious governing to poke fun at himself at the expense of the White House press corps and their celebrity guests.


  10. Teachers, DFL House members rally against GOP education billRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    With an insider's eye, Hot Dish tracks the tastiest bits of Minnesota's political scene and keep you up-to-date on those elected to serve you. Contributors in Minnesota: Patrick Condon, J. Patrick Coolican, Patricia Lopez , Ricardo Lopez , Abby Simons, and Glen Stubbe .


  11. Staffer for Senator arrested on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Valley News Live

    A staffer for Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi was charged Thursday with possession of methamphetamine, and officials said he intended to distribute the drugs in exchange for sexual favors. Fred Pagan, who serves the congressman from Mississippi as personal assistant and office administrator, was arrested after agents from Homeland Security Investigations and police executed a search warrant at his Washington, D.C., home.


  12. Kansas lawmakers prepare to try to fix budget deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Tax exemptions for certain business owners are unfair and need to be changed to shore up the state's finances, Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle says. Wagle, one of Gov. Sam Brownback's closest political allies, seems poised for a showdown with the governor over tax policy when lawmakers return to Topeka on Wednesday with the goal of fixing a budget deficit.


  13. Our Republican President:Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | BrothersJudd Blog

    In February, Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Chris Coons, D-Del., reintroduced the Food for Peace Reform Act, which they claim will "free up as much as $440 million annually through greater efficiencies in delivering aid, allowing the U.S. to reach an estimated eight to twelve million more people, in a shorter time period." President Barack Obama has made the case for similar reforms.


  14. Hillary Clinton not at SC Democratic Convention but buzz abounds about candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    When Virginia Gov. Terry McAullife, standing in as a surrogate for the only announced Democratic candidate, turned to introduce a video about the former senator and Secretary of State, only a Democratic convention logo was there to greet attendees at the state Democratic Convention. “We've got to do better than that Hillary,” someone mumbled in the back of the auditorium at Columbia's Convention Center.


  15. A Graham candidacy's fun factorRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    In 1994, Lindsey Graham , then a 39-year-old South Carolina legislator, ran for Congress in a district that he said had not elected a Republican since Union guns made it do so during Reconstruction. He promised that in Washington, he would be "one less vote for an agenda that makes you want to throw up."


  16. The yeas and nays: How Maine's congressional representatives voted this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    There were six key votes and 12 roll call votes in the House, and there were six key votes and 11 roll call votes in the Senate this week. The most important House votes were to pass two cybersecurity information sharing bills.


  17. Caribou Fire and Ambulance wins national awardRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Caribou Fire and Ambulance was recently recognized with a national emergency medical services excellence award, the first time a fire department from Maine has earned the honor. Fire Chief Scott Susi accepted the award on behalf of the department from U.S. Sen. Susan Collins on April 15 in Washington, D.C. The Congressional Fire Services Institute's Masimo Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS Award recognizes best EMS practices by fire departments from around the country, according to Collins' office.


  18. Fiancee of Ebola victim hopes memoir closes chapterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    The fiancee of the first Ebola victim in the U.S. hopes her memoir p... . In this photo made Tuesday, April 7, 2015, Louise Troh wipes away tears as she speaks during an interview at her home in Dallas.


  19. Warren fights Obama on Asia trade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has positioned herself as the most prominent Democrat criticizing a proposed Asia free trade deal and efforts to give President Obama fast track authority to clinch an agreement. Press CTRL+C , CMD+C , or long-press the URL below on your mobile device to copy the code The bat-wing U.S. Navy drone that became the first autonomous airplane to take off and land on an aircraft carrier accomplishes yet another milestone, becoming the first unmanned aircraft to undergo aerial refueling.


  20. Campaigning hard for a candidate who isn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Politico

    Kurt Ehrenberg spent three hours one day this week trying to convince people to try to convince Elizabeth Warren to run for president. Republicans in the Granite State, with its first-in-the-nation primary early next year, are telling their nearly 20-strong glut of candidates, will-be candidates and would-be candidates to not beat up on each other too bad.