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  1. House committee to subpoena Clinton emails in Benghazi probeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Deseret News

    In this Jan. 23, 2013 file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, on the deadly September attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks was expected as early as Wednesday to subpoena the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state - and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home.

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  2. House committee to subpoena Clinton emails in Benghazi probeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

    A congressional committee investigating the terror attacks on a U.S. mission in Libya was expected as early as Wednesday to subpoena the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state - and used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home. FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2011, file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her Blackberry from a desk inside a C-17 military plane upon her departure from Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, bound for Tripoli, Libya.

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  3. Rasmussen Poll: Walker Beats Clinton Among Informed VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Townhall

    If the 2016 presidential elections were held today, Hillary Clinton would become the next President of the United States, according to a Rasmussen poll released Tuesday. Rasmussen asked 1,000 likely voters who they would vote for in head-to-head choices between Clinton and other likely GOP nominees.

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  4. Top Vilsack adviser to run Hillary Clinton's Iowa campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Post

    A top adviser to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, a former Iowa governor, is leaving the Obama administration to manage Hillary Clinton's likely presidential campaign in Iowa, four Democrats familiar with the move said Wednesday. Matt Paul, an operative with more than two decades of political experience in Iowa, will return to the Hawkeye State to oversee Clinton's campaign for the first-in-the-nation caucuses, said the Democrats, who requested anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the move.

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  5. Sestak kicking off 2016 Senate campaign with walk across Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSB-TV

    Former Pennsylvania congressman Joe Sestak began a 422-mile walk across the state Wednesday to kick off his campaign to capture the U.S. Senate seat occupied by Republican Pat Toomey. Sestak announced his candidacy for the 2016 election outside Philadelphia's Independence Hall.

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  6. Clinton Used Server From Family Home For Personal Emails, Gave Her Additional Legal ProtectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Townhall

    As Katie reported earlier this morning , Rep. Trey Gowdy, who chairs the House Select Committee on Benghazi, will probably ask former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton-and her email providers-about those electronic communications in the coming days-and it may take more than one visit . Now, while this might not be a blatant violation of the Federal Records Act, it does bring questions about transparency and accountability; things that Clinton she said was a model for and wanted those characteristics implemented in Washington during the 2008 Democratic primaries : "What she did was not technically illegal," said Patrice McDermott, a former National Archives staffer and the head of the Open The Government coalition, a transparency group.

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  7. Rubio-Lee tax plan rewards investors, parents, businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WSB-TV

    With an eye toward a possible run for the White House, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio signed onto an extensive plan Wednesday to cut taxes for investors, parents and businesses in an effort to spur economic growth and create jobs. The plan would likely add billions to the national debt, though no official assessment has been done.

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  8. White House Refuses To Say They Trust Hillary On EmailsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Townhall

    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest refused to say Wednesday whether or not he or the president trusts Hillary Clinton's claims that she followed the law when choosing to use a personal email account to conduct official State Department business. "I haven't seen any evidence to indicate that they didn't do what they said they did," Earnest said when asked if he had confidence in Clinton's claims that she and her employees have turned over all of her personal emails relating to official government business.

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  9. How Elizabeth Warren Turns Boilerplate ViralRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Time

    Last week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren posted a video on Facebook of a recent speech in which she discussed the decline of the middle class and criticized Republicans in Congress. Its substance was fairly routine for a Democratic lawmaker, but the response was not.

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  10. Clapper Touts Progress at Integrating Intelligence CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Government Executive

    James Clapper on Tuesday responded to his predecessors' question of whether his job as director of the Office of National Intelligence should be that of a manager, a coordinator or "an empowered quarterback." Clapper said he views his office, which oversees 17 intelligence agencies around government, as "setting the example for a culture of integration" envisioned in the 2004 Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act "so that integration becomes an instinct as opposed to dictating it as an afterthought."

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  11. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lucianne.com

    Well after the uproar over "The Interview," Seth Rogen is still apparently vexing outgoing Sony Pictures co-chief Amy Pascal. The HollywoodA s exec plan to move into Rogen and producing partner Evan GoldbergA s old on-the-lot offices has been put on hold because of the stench of stale marijuana in the suite, sources told the Hollywood Reporter.

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  12. Edward Snowden Deserves David Petraeus-Like Deal, Backers SayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | US News & World Report

    A tale of two leakers: Prosecutors offered former CIA Director David Petraeus, left, a deal featuring no prison time. Whistleblower Edward Snowden, right, faces decades behind bars if he returns to the U.S. One man provided his mistress secret information for use in a biography about himself and then lied about it.

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  13. Clinton email policy violated Obama administration guidanceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Albany Times Union

    White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, where he answered questions including on Iran, and about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of email. White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, where he answered questions including on Iran, and about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of email.

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  14. Rep. Van Hollen says he will run for Mikulski's seatRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen says he will run for the Senate seat that will be open when Sen. Barbara Mikulski retires. Rep. Van Hollen says he will run for Mikulski's seat Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen says he will run for the Senate seat that will be open when Sen. Barbara Mikulski retires.

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  15. Chris Van Hollen Will Run For Mikulski's Maryland Senate SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | National Journal

    Rep. Chris Van Hollen speaks during a news conference March 20, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. U.S. Just days after longtime Sen. Barbara Mikulski announced she would not run again for her Senate seat, Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen announced Wednesday that he would join the race.

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  16. Editorial: Clinton should be held accountable for secret email systemRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrogantly flouted federal law by conducting the nation's business using a secret, personal email account and failing to routinely share those documents with government archivists. Creating her own communications system enabled her to conduct public business in private and left the State Department unable to fulfill public records requests from Congress, advocacy groups and the media.

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  17. Hunters seek entry to Grand Canyon National Park, where roaming buffalo cause havocRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    The growing bison herd occupying the northern reaches of Arizona's Grand Canyon National Park is decimating the area's ecosystem, and some conservationists are ready to call in the hunters. The 600-head herd rarely if ever strays from the 1,900-square-mile park, where hunting is banned.

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  18. 'What Hillary wants Hillary gets': How former Secretary of State...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Former senior IT official in the Department of State said the existence of the server would have been known to only a close circle of friends He said that under her watch the mantra was: 'This is what the Secretary wants, this is what the secretary gets' Hillary Clinton arranged for a 'homebrew' email server to be set up whilst Secretary of State amid an atmosphere of 'what Hillary wants, Hillary gets'. A former senior IT official in the Department of State told Dailymail.com that Mrs Clinton was 'demanding' and that staff had to get things done without asking too many questions.

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  19. Corn ethanol bill to gut U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Deltafarmpress

    The Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2015 was introduced Feb. 26 by Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey and California Sen. Dianne Feinstein. The bill would remove corn-derived ethanol as an option to fulfill Renewable Fuel Standard production goals.

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  20. New York Times Lets Feminists Compare Abortion Lobbyist to...MosesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

    New York Times reporter Amy Chozick profiled Stephanie Schriock, the current president of Emily's List, the PAC that supports only Democratic pro-abortion women. Hillary Clinton spoke at their 30th anniversary dinner on Tuesday night.

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