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  1. VA fires Phoenix medical facility chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Verde Independent

    Veterans Affairs Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson told the House Veterans' Affairs Committee earlier this month that the agency was making progress on firing poorly performing workers, but that it had to move cautiously. By Camaron Stevenson Cronkite News WASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs formally removed Sharon Helman from her position as Phoenix VA healthcare director on Monday for "lack of oversight and misconduct" in the troubled operations at the facility.


  2. Other voices: Squeeze a stalling Iran to make a nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | TwinCities

    After almost a year of intense negotiations and economic pressure, Iran still is not ready to yield on its outlaw nuclear program. Instead, Tehran on Monday masterfully extracted seven more months to develop its nuclear prowess: The U.S. and its allies again extended the deadline -- is that word still appropriate? -- to reach agreement.


  3. Political Standing for Nov. 26, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

    Sunday, 10 a.m., CloseUP: This week host Josh McElveen sits down for an extended interview with U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte. For Those Keeping Track Manchester attorney Ed Mosca purged Tweets and all of his blog posts .


  4. Wonkblog: Democrats have a new internal battle: the middle class vs. the poorRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... of the Affordable Care Act in 2010 rather than continuing "to propose middle-class-oriented programs." The New York Democrat added that "Democrats blew the opportunity." The Affordable Care Act has many features, many of which are designed to aid ...


  5. A Tale of Two Bailouts: AIG, Fannie and Freddie and BeyondRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    Right now I am a law professor with eclectic interests and three homes. My primary position is as the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, at New York University School of Law.


  6. Clinton caught ogling womanRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    THE parents of slain teen Michael Brown called the account given by the cop who shot him an insult, as the officer revealed he's set to be a dad. A US student who was killed by a bear while hiking in New Jersey snapped photos of the 160-kilogram beast before it gouged the phone and mauled him.


  7. Taxes and trade are the testRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Lamar Daily News

    The economic news from abroad is not good. Japan has plunged into a recession and Europe could soon follow.


  8. Manchin reacts to Keystone pipe voteRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Lincoln Journal

    U.S. Senator Joe Manchin issued the following statement on the Senate failing to approve the Keystone XL pipeline by a vote of 59-41 on November 18, 2014. "I am deeply disappointed that the Senate failed to pass the Keystone XL pipeline,' Senator Manchin said.


  9. Eyeing 2016, Clinton selective on policy issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... and first lady is not talking about the Keystone XL pipeline, rejected by one vote in the final weeks of the Democrat-led Senate. She has yet to speak publicly about a sweeping climate change agreement between the U.S. and China, an extension of ...


  10. On Twitter, Obama Loyalists Counter Schumer on Health LawRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    Sen. Chuck Schumer , the Senate's third-highest ranking Democrat, created an uproar on Tuesday by calling the timing of President Barack Obama 's successful push to pass health care reform in 2010 a mistake . "It wasn't the change we were hired to make; Americans were crying out for an end to the recession, for better wages and more jobs, not for changes in their health care," Mr. Schumer said in a speech at the National Press Club.


  11. How the Kirtsaeng Decision Could Ruin the U.S. Branded Drug IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    The Constitution gives Congress the power to grant copyright and patent protection in the same part of Article I, specifically in Section 8, Clause 8: To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries. This coincidence of these Powers has raised questions of whether development of the law in one area can affect the law in the other, for example, with regard to concepts such as exhaustion and extraterritoriality ").


  12. Campaign setbacks have Landrieu scrambling for supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Sen. Mary Landrieu has turned to churches, community leaders and her Democratic colleagues in the Senate in a last-ditch rush to rally her base and raise money as she fights for her political life ahead of a Dec. 6 runoff election in Louisiana. Campaign setbacks have Landrieu scrambling for support WASHINGTON - Sen. Mary Landrieu has turned to churches, community leaders and her Democratic colleagues in the Senate in a last-ditch rush to rally her base and raise money as she fights for her political life ahead of a Dec. 6 runoff election in Louisiana.


  13. Online: Wise Guys Talk Ferguson Decision, Executive Action on ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NY1

    Errol Louis interviews newsmakers from New York City and beyond on NY1's Inside City Hall program, every weeknight at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. NY1 VIDEO: Errol Louis spoke about the Ferguson, Missouri Grand Jury decision and President Barack Obama's move on immigration with the NY1 Wise Guys: former U.S. Senator Alfonse D'Amato, former Congressman Anthony Weiner and guest Wise Gal: former Congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman.


  14. Hillary Clinton hosting fundraiser for Mary LandrieuRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    The former secretary of State will host a New York City fundraiser on Monday for Sen. Mary Landrieu, according to the Times-Picayune . The Louisiana Democrat is considered an underdog against GOP Rep. Bill Cassidy in the Dec. 6 runoff.


  15. BCC Senior Wins Wendy's High School Heisman for State of MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    CC Principal Karen Lockard announced at a special senior assembly on November 10 that BCC Senior Patrick Cha has been named the Wendy's High school Heisman winner for the State of Maryland, and is one of the 12 national finalists. Wendy's High School Heisman is a contest designed to honor high school seniors who excel academically, athletically, and in the community.


  16. Money for NASA priorities at risk in next CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... a robust space program, Nelson still will be in a position to influence space policy as the full committee's senior Democrat. "The most important consideration is really what happens to the Budget Control Act and if there's a new deal that replaces ...


  17. Is Schumer right? A top Democrat calls early focus on Obamacare a mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Christian Science Monitor

    Sen. Charles E. Schumer , the Senate's third-ranking Democrat, slammed his party Tuesday for pursuing health-care reform in 2009 and 2010, arguing that Democrats hurt themselves politically by not focusing instead on policies aimed at helping a "broader swath" of middle-class Americans. "After passing the stimulus, Democrats should have continued to propose middle class-oriented programs and built on the partial success of the stimulus.


  18. Why Jim Webb can't beat Hillary Clinton --- in one paragraphRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Washington Examiner

    Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb on Wednesday tipped his toes into the presidential race, announcing he was forming an exploratory committee . But he has no chance of taking the nomination from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and this paragraph he wrote in 1979 shows why: There is a place for women in our military, but not in combat.


  19. Sen. Mary Landrieu and Rep. Bill Cassidy denounce proposed EPA ozone rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Times-Picayune

    Congressional Republicans promised Wednesday to fight new EPA regulations that would lower ground-level ozone standards, warning of huge hits to the American economy. "This is said to be the most costly and expansive regulation for Louisiana's energy and manufacturing industries," said Rep. Bill Cassidy , R-Baton Rouge who is running for the Senate in Louisiana's Dec. 6 runoff election against Democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu .


  20. Candidates starting to declare for mayor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTVN-AM Columbus

    A day after Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced he won't seek a fifth term, some of those vying to replace him are starting to make their intentions known. Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott was the first to officially announce.