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  1. The most popular fact checks of SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Most of the fact checks in September focused on the increasingly nasty-and false-ads aired by candidates and outside groups in both political parties. But our monthly round-up of the most widely read columns is dominated by ones on the Islamic State terrorist group, clearly the hot topic of the month.

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  2. Pelosi says shea s sticking around, and lays out a new goal: Majority in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , answering questions during a July 2014 press conference, guarantees there will be a Democratic majority after the 2016 elections. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was in full force Wednesday morning, covering an amazing stretch of issues -- from the Islamic State to the one-year anniversary of the government shutdown to the baseball playoffs -- in little over 30 minutes.

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  3. Obama to raise money for Quinn, speak at NorthwesternRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    A Marine checks himself in the reflective glass of a helicopter in preparation for the arrival of President Barack Obama, at Gary International Airport, in Gary, Ind. A Marine checks himself in the reflective glass of a helicopter in preparation for the arrival of President Barack Obama, at Gary International Airport, in Gary, Ind.

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  4. Illicit-photo case adds burglary countsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NWAonline

    A man accused of taking illicit photographs of the bedridden wife of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., has been indicted on burglary charges. Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.

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  5. Why a popular Nevada lands deal got held up in CongressRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    When Nevadans want to change how they use the land they walk on, they often need permission from Congress. That's a fact of life when the federal government owns about 85 percent of the state's land.

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  6. Mexico-jailed Marine suffering, mom tells panelRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Jill Tahmooressi, mother of Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi of Weston, Fla., who has been held for six months in a Mexican jail, weeps after reading his letters from confinement and as others recount his heroism in Afghanistan, during a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.

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  7. GoLocalProv | News | Can Buddy Beat the Master Lever?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Go Local

    Providence voters are more likely than those in almost every other community to pull the master lever at the polls, posing yet another potential hurdle Vincent "Buddy" Cianci must clear in his comeback campaign for Mayor. Board of Elections data for the past four general elections shows that more than a third of city voters typically pull the master lever - also known as straight ticket voting - for Democrats.

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  8. Obama to speak about economy at Northwestern U., taking a break from global crisesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    President Barack Obama is delivering an economic address Thursday at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, a pitch the White House has long been planning to frame the midterm campaign's closing arguments. While Washington's attention was focused on a Secret Service scandal, Obama slipped away for an overnight trip to his family home in Chicago, just a short helicopter ride away from the speech site.

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  9. Sources Say: Council will decide whether to put brakes on streetaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    A make-or-break meeting on the proposed Portland street fee is scheduled for the City Council on Oct. 23. That's when the council will review and discuss the multiple options offered over the past few months by three committees appointed to advise on the fee. If a majority of the council doesn't coalesce around at least a few of them, Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick, who proposed the original fee back in May, might have to reconsider submitting it to the council on Nov. 12, as currently scheduled.

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  10. Vote out the do-nothingsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    The Republican-led House passed 352 bills that were forwarded to the Democratic led Senate. Sen. Harry Reid has refused to bring up any bills for a vote, even though 98 percent passed with bipartisan support.

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  11. Obama's book cooking economic recoveryRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Just as he does every election year, President Obama is pivoting to the economy. Why? Because the economy is, and always has been, the No.

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  12. Judge Rules Larry Craig Must RepayCampaign Funds Used in Bathroom ScandalRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Larry Craig's 2007 arrest in a Minnesota airport bathroom sex sting continues to cost the former senator. A federal judge in the District of Columbia has ordered the Idaho Republican to pay $242,535 to the Department of the Treasury.

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  13. Romney's in demand as Republicans' future unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney greets the lunch crowd at the Varsity, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Atlanta. Romney attended a private fundraiser for Republican candidate for Senate David Perdue earlier.

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  14. Maine Sen. Angus King traveling to India next weekRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    King and Kaine will leave for the country on Monday and meet with senior Indian defense and foreign affairs officials as well as members of Parliament and others. They're scheduled to return the following Saturday.

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  15. Barack Obama Bans Flights to Israel, But Not Flights From Ebola Affected CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | RedState

    "If you like your Ebola free United States, you can keep your Ebola free United States" could be another Barack Obama promise. Just another in the long time of promises with, as Jim Geraghty of National Review has noted, comes with an expiration date.

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  16. Corporate U.S. Healthiest in Decades Under Obama With Lower DebtRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Steve Wynn, founder of the Wynn Resorts Ltd. casino empire, once called President Barack Obama's administration "the greatest wet blanket to business and progress and job creation in my lifetime." Barry Sternlicht, chief executive officer of Starwood Property Trust Inc., said Obamacare was driving down wage growth and "affecting spending and the desire to buy houses and everything else."

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  17. Democrats pin hopes on govsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Politico

    President Barack Obama didn't head back home to campaign with Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday because he had a craving for deep dish pizza. He came to Chicago because Illinois is one of the few places where Democrats can realistically hope for a bright spot on election night.

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  18. No backlash from Latino activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Politico

    Taking the place of an angry backlash at Obama's punt is a strategy to grow their political power to force Washington to overhaul the country's immigration system. Latino groups, unions and civil rights organizations are focused on registering voters, raising money to help elect more Hispanics to Congress and highlighting ballot initiatives in states like Oregon that would hinder access to driver's licenses.

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  19. Bachmann strives to be 'anti-Hillary'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Politico

    The divisive four-term congresswoman is leaving Capitol Hill in January, but she has no intention of fading into post-congressional irrelevance. Instead, the Minnesota Republican is fiercely courting media and speaking opportunities, likely in Washington, New York or Los Angeles, and looking to burnish her credentials as a foreign policy expert ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

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  20. You Can't FOIA the Capitol PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Have Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., or House Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, ever taken an elevator ride alongside an armed contractor with a criminal record? The answer to that and other sensitive security questions about congressional protective details is hard to find, thanks to legislation enacted in 2004. Capitol Police are exempted from having to release to another entity any information "that relates to actions taken in response to an emergency situation, or to any other counterterrorism and security preparedness measures" unless they determine that releasing the information will not "jeopardize the security and safety" of the Capitol complex.

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