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  1. As rift widens over Netanyahu visit, concerns mountRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

    American Jewish leaders and activists are worried about widening political divisions between Israel and the White House sparked by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's controversial address to Congress on Tuesday despite strident objections by President Obama. Many are concerned about the threat to Israel from Iran's nuclear program and the prospect of a weak deal with the United States to curb it, an issue on which Netanyahu has been an outspoken Obama critic.


  2. George Will - Reversing course in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... impose term limits on state legislators, ending the careerism on which the corrupt system depends. This would rile Democrat Michael Madigan, who was elected to the Legislature in 1970 and has been speaker of the House for all but two years since ...


  3. Chicago gets first deputy police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced Friday that 28-year Chicago police veteran Eric Washington was selected for the role. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.


  4. Homeland Security funding drama darkens U.S. fiscal outlookRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    Federal Protective Service vehicles, which is a branch of Homeland Security, park outside the U.S. District Courthouse in the Brooklyn borough of New York February 25, 2015. Congress narrowly averted a partial shutdown of the U.S. domestic security agency late on Friday night, but the forces behind the chaotic episode remain - fractious Republicans and House Speaker John Boehner's lack of control over them.


  5. California lawmakers seeking national monument designations for landscapesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... but she said in an emailed statement that executive action may be necessary if the bill stalls. Feinstein, a Democrat, said she would prefer the legislative route because an executive order would simply create two new national monuments while her ...


  6. Wooden wonders: Mebane artist Larry Favorite uses desert ironwood to create stunning piecesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

    Artist Larry Favorite, 76, of Mebane, was a mechanical engineer on the fast track for success in the business world back in the early 1970s in Phoenix, Ariz., when he decided to leave his business career to pursue a growing interest in art. Forty years later, Favorite continues to work exclusively with desert ironwood, which is found only in the Sonoran Desert in the American southwest.


  7. AP Interview: Ex-Republican chair stresses 365-day strategyRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Bobby Schostak, the departing state party chairman who helped Republicans keep their grip on all three branches of government over four years, said Michigan's improved tactics and technology should be a model for the GOP elsewhere. Among the changes instituted under his watch is reaching out to voters an entire two-year cycle, he said, not just the months before an election.


  8. Commentary: Trade is good for AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    ... phobias that defy the undeniable benefits of greater international commerce. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, a Connecticut Democrat, put it this way in the Times: "We have trusted and trusted for years and years, and it's only been to the detriment of American ...


  9. 1,500 Homeland Security employees in Connecticut spared shutdown, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Day

    Washington - With a last-minute vote, Congress averted a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, sparing 1,500 agency employees in Connecticut their paychecks - for now. They remain on the job, with pay, because the House and Senate voted late Friday to fund the DHS for another seven days.


  10. In Our View / Oso landslide response: Progress that honors victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    We are just a few weeks away from the first anniversary of the Oso landslide. On March 22, after a winter of drenching rains, the hillside tore away from itself above the Steelhead Drive neighborhood, wiping out Highway 530, destroying homes and killing 43 people.


  11. Democrats caught between Obama and Netanyahu on speechRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    Jewish House Democrats personally offered Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a chance to lower the political temperature after he accepted a Republican invitation to speak to Congress next week on Iran -- a less provocative, closed-door session.


  12. Marin Voice: More honesty needed in Congress tax debateRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    ... ongress. Jared Huffman of San Rafael has represented Marin in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2012. He is a Democrat.


  13. Pray for Netanyahu On This Day of ReckoningRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hours away from giving the speech of his life. Pray for him to succeed.


  14. Pete Gallego: Homeland security funding debate is pointless bickeringRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    As I write this, politicians in Washington, D.C., are in the midst of last-minute negotiations to avoid a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security. If the DHS shuts down, vital public servants like Border Patrol agents, TSA screeners and Coast Guard service members will be asked to work without pay and without any promise of when they might see their next paycheck. 3 comments

  15. Rep. Beto O'Rourke: Why I won't attend Netanyahu's address to Congress this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    The U.S.-Israel relationship is one of the most important that we have with another country. It is certainly the most important for Israel.


  16. Empire strikes backRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Wave

    Seven years after setting the world into crisis, the people who brought us the Great Recession appear to have regained their suzerainty over the nation's political parties. Rather than being sent to the woodshed, or even to prison, the financial nabobs of high finance are now being wooed actively by most Republican candidates and by the singular serious Democratic contender, Hillary Clinton.


  17. Kilmer, Quileute tribe protest postponed dredging in Quillayute HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    U.S. Rep Derek Kilmer is asking the Army Corps of Engineers to complete a stalled dredging project at Quillayute Harbor and to hold the contractor accountable for the delay. The project manager for the contractor, however, said the dredging was delayed because of bad weather, high river flows, log jams and man-made debris that was not disclosed in the federal contract.


  18. Republicans need to learn how to turn the tables on the MSMRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | American Thinker

    The Republicans have a serious messaging problem. Either they are totally clueless when it comes to public relations or they're just " Democrat Lites " as they've been described over the years.


  19. Obama to veto bill giving Congress a say in Iran dealRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | American Thinker

    How bad is the nuclear deal being negotiated with Iran? So bad that the president doesn't want Congress to weigh in on whether it's a good or bad agreement. "The President has been clear that now is not the time for Congress to pass additional legislation on Iran," National Security Council spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan said in a statement to The Hill.


  20. GOP not able to exploit its numbersRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    The stunning House defeat Friday of a three-week spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security exposed Speaker John Boehner's weakness in the face of rebellious conservatives. It also again demonstrated his need to rely on Democrats at critical moments as the minority party's agreement to a one-week spending bill helped the speaker get it over the finish line with only hours to spare before a threatened agency shutdown.