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  1. Is The Federal Reserve To Blame For Physical Commodity Manipulation? -- U.S. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    "Kitco" is a familiar name to many people who visit our world-famous, award-winning website www.kitco.com. With its compelling combination of an online precious metals store, live spot prices, expert market commentaries, up-to-the-minute news and usable market information, our website attracts nearly a million visits every day.

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  2. House GOP sues Obama administration for 'unconstitutional' implementation of health care lawRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    House Republicans filed a federal lawsuit Friday accusing the Obama administration of exceeding its constitutional powers in carrying out President Barack Obama's prized health care law, giving legal voice to conservatives who have long protested that he has abused his office's authority. Democrats said Obama had acted legally and mocked the case as an unwinnable, politically motivated attack.

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  3. House GOP sues administration over health care lawRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Star

    House Republicans sued the Obama administration on Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama's health care law, saying he had overstepped his legal authority in carrying out the program. GOP lawmakers filed the lawsuit in federal district court in Washington, D.C., the morning after Obama announced unilateral executive actions to expand protections for millions of immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally.

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  4. Democrats preparing for Hillary Clinton campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Hillary Rodham Clinton's strongest supporters held a strategy session Friday to prepare for her 2016 presidential bid, even though she has yet to say whether she will run. Ready for Hillary, a Democratic super political action committee unaffiliated with the former secretary of state, convened a meeting of 200 financial backers and Clinton insiders.

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  5. At drought talks on Capitol Hill, behind-the-scenes maneuveringRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    Late Thursday morning, while the Capitol Hill spotlight was pointed elsewhere, three Northern California congressmen paid a quiet call on the state's junior Democratic senator, Barbara Boxer. For upward of 40 minutes, in a room near the Senate floor, Democratic Reps.

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  6. Shorter early voting period begins Saturday and legislator wants extensionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... between now and Monday he (Schedler) has a change of heart and at least decides to pick up Friday," said Hunter, a Democrat. Hunter said the governor's proclamation for Thursday and Friday holidays gives department heads discretion to keep essential ...

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  7. Harry Reid Slams White House: 'Get a Life'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Review Online

    The family feud between President Obama and soon-to-be Senate minority leader Harry Reid escalated this week, after the Nevada Democrat told the White House to "get a life" for its continued anger over remarks made by one of his top aides. The New York Times reports that the rift between Reid and the Obama administration over David Krone, Reid's top staff member, who made a series of highly critical remarks about the president earlier this month.

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  8. Bill Maher on non-votersRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Harry's Place

    Maher makes the unexceptionable point that even in elections with highly imperfect choices, the results can affect the lives of millions of people for better or worse. Well said.

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  9. Dem Governors Struggle To Overcome Opposition As Obama Embraces Executive PowersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Switched

    ... expand Medicaid and proposed a plan this week that would extend coverage to 70,000 people in the state. Though the Democrat was able to advance some of his proposals in the last legislative session because of a coalition of Democrats and ...

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  10. Senate passes infant death tracking bill by Sen. Sherrod BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    The full U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill by Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown that aims to reduce sudden and unexplained infant deaths by improving data collection on the fatalities so medical professionals can better understand their causes and work to prevent them. The Senate measure differs slightly from a similar bill the U.S. House of Representatives approved earlier this year, so that legislative body must sign off on the Senate-approved version for it to become law.

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  11. President Obama officially signs immigration executive order in Las Vegas high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | UPI

    Surrounded by a cheering crowd in the same Las Vegas high school he first promised to reform America's immigration system, President Barack Obama signed an executive order suspending deportation efforts against over 5 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. "Our success as a Nation of immigrants is rooted in our ongoing commitment to welcoming and integrating newcomers into the fabric of our country," the executive order states.

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  12. DOJ Emails on "Fast and Furious" Show Targeting of Former CBS Reporter Sharyl AttkissonRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Accuracy In Media

    Judicial Watch has released documents they obtained through a FOIA request on Operation Fast and Furious. Among the more than 42,000 pages is an email exchange between the Justice Department and the White House showing that the administration sought to rein in CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson, who was labeled as being "out of control."

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  13. Obama, in Las Vegas, begins rallying support for immigration actionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Less than 24 hours after announcing executive actions to overhaul the nation's immigration system, President Obama came here to sell the plan for the first time, calling the current system unfair and in need of a major fix. "Our immigration system has been broken for a very long time and everybody knows it," he said.

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  14. Bird activists protesting Vikings stadium glassRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Activists who want bird-safe glass installed at the new Minnesota Vikings stadium are asking Gov. Mark Dayton to remove the chairwoman of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority board. Members of Minnesota Citizens for the Protection of Migratory Birds are upset that Michele Kelm-Helgen has brushed off requests not to use a transparent glass that could lead to bird collisions.

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  15. Landrieu splits with Obama on immigration actionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu said she disagrees with President Barack Obama's immigration action, hoping the latest controversy involving the unpopular president doesn't worsen her already difficult re-election campaign. By executive order, Obama extended legal protection to keep nearly 5 million people living in the U.S. illegally from being deported.

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  16. Immigrant advocate: Many left out by Obama actionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    One day after President Barack Obama announced his executive action on immigration, advocates and immigrants gathered outside the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma on Friday to highlight those left out. "For those millions and millions that are not going to be protected under the president's executive action, we're here for them.

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  17. The Bright Side to AmnestyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Intellectual Conservative Politics and Philosophy

    ... time the state went Republican was 1988, when George H.W. Bush edged Michael Dukakis by four points. Since then no Democrat has carried the state by less than a double-digit margin; the best showing the GOP had was when it held Lurch-like John Kerry ...

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  18. GOP proponents of voter photo IDs continue their pushRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WKSU-FM Kent

    The award-winning daily program about business and finance puts a human face on the global economy, with insight from anchor Kai Ryssdal. "Q" is Canada's liveliest arts, culture and entertainment magazine.

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  19. Will Surveillance Reform Get a Second Act?Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Congress will have to decide by June whether to reauthorize a provision of the Patriot Act that grants the NSA its data-collection powers. Surveillance reformers lost this week when the Senate failed to advance the USA Freedom Act aimed at ending the National Security Agency's bulk data collection.

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  20. Five Lessons From the Midterm ElectionsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

    ... Senator Mark Udall denigrated his sheep opponent, Cory Gardiner, as "too extreme for Colorado." Guess which Democrat won. In addition to lambasting Dems, in general, Republican leaders provided their flock with a national message of the week. In the ...

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