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  1. Congress' struggles: Even when led by one party, resolution is elusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post-gazette.com

    One would have thought, with all of Congress this session in the hands of the Republican Party, there would be more coherence in the legislative branch of government. But the performance of the Senate and the absence of coordination between leaders of the House and Senate make it clear that sharp differences among Republicans, as well as normal friction between Democrats and Republicans, are playing a disruptive role on Capitol Hill.

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  2. Opinion: Debate dilemma: How to cull the Republican herdRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pocono Record

    This is more daunting than a Rubik's cube: How in the world do you fit as many as 18 Republican candidates on one debate stage? The GOP has no clue how to do it. At a party confab last weekend, a top official said, "I think there's a consensus to cap it between nine and 12," but another official quickly insisted, "There's no cap," thus closing the cap gap.

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  3. @VoiceOfMerrill Show Recap 5/26/15Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KFYI-AM Phoenix

    SHOW RECAP: President Obama gets his wrists slapped and some seem to think it'll make the borders safer. Why the ruling on the President's executive order on immigration isn't about immigration.

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  4. Myanmar Buddhists plan anti-boatpeople rallyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

    The rally planned for Wednesday in Rangoon is being held in response to calls for Myanmar to provide aid to the migrants and address the root causes of an exodus from its shores as well as neighbouring Bangladesh. "We will protest against some foreign countries trying to pressure to accept refugees as if they are from our country although they are boat people from Bangladesh," said Pamaukkha, a Buddhist monk activist who goes by one name and is part of the group organising the protest.

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  5. Ban on billing rape victims for exams nears finalaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times

    Ban on billing rape victims for exams nears final passage Many hospitals in Louisiana bill rape victims directly for medical exams Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: The Louisiana Senate unanimously agreed on Tuesday to ban hospitals from billing rape victims for their medical exams, edging close to final passage a bill that will significantly change the way authorities investigate sexual assaults and treat its victims. The proposal by Rep. Helena Moreno, D-New Orleans, would allow health-care providers to seek reimbursement for the exams from the state crime victim's board.

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  6. Red River expected to flood by JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times

    Red River expected to flood by June Red River is 29.2 feet over its bank and will be in flood stage at 30 feet. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: Debbie Prestridge-Davis speeds past Jacob Hannigan on her bicycle while riding on the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway running trail.

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  7. UW-Madison professor explains how Charter deal could affect customersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WKOW-TV

    Two of the biggest cable companies in the country could become one if a monumental deal is approved by the federal government. Charter executives want to buy Time Warner Cable for an estimated $55 billion.

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  8. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, speaks at a rally in September,Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily World

    Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pulled out all the stops Tuesday at his presidential campaign launch in Burlington, Vt., as he outlined his role in "a political revolution to transform the country - economically, politically, economically and environmentally." Bernie Sanders launches 2016 presidential campaign Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pulled out all the stops Tuesday at his presidential campaign launch in Burlington, Vt., as he outlined his role in "a political revolution to transform the country - economically, politically, economically and environmentally."

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  9. Political analysis: How Sanders can become a viable presidential candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    It was a big day for Bernie Sanders. The presidential candidate officially kicked off his campaign on the Burlington waterfront.

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  10. Jackson Republican Wolcott makes ballot with democratic write-insRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pocono Record

    Thirteen write-in votes turned Republican candidate Lester Wolcott into the Democratic Party's surprise candidate for a four-year term as Jackson Township Supervisor. Wolcott lost the polling place vote to fellow Republican candidate Mark Major by the slim margin of 112 to 109 votes.

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  11. Plane safely lands in Quonset after landing gear malfunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Turnto10.com

    After experiencing a landing gear malfunction, a crew successfully landed a plane at the Rhode Island Air National Guard base in Quonset on Tuesday night. Lt. Col.

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  12. AP NewsBreak: Officials say Russia, US bridging differences over Iran 'snap-back' sanctionsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Moscow and Washington are close to agreement on a formula that bridges differences over U.S. demands to quickly re-impose U.N. sanctions on Iran if Tehran violates its commitments under a nuclear deal, officials told The Associated Press Tuesday. Such an understanding would resolve a U.S.-Russian dispute that threatened to scuttle an agreement meant to impose long term cuts on Iran's nuclear programs in exchange for sanctions relief.

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  13. Will black voters give Hillary Clinton a second chance?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | GantDaily.com

    Rita Outen remembers everything that happened here the last time Clinton made her case for the presidency, slogging through a bitter and racially charged primary contest against Barack Obama in 2008. Standing in the aisle of Reid Chapel A.M.E. church one recent afternoon, the retired nurse ticked off the lowlights: the "Jesse Jackson thing," when Bill Clinton seemed to dismiss Obama's victory in the state by noting the reverend won South Carolina twice without making it to the White House.

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  14. Hillary Clinton emails: State proposes release that could stretch into 2016Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    The State Department told a federal court Tuesday that it will still likely be next year before it's able to release all of former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton 's emails publicly, though officials said they'll release them in batches every two months or so between now and then. Originally, the Obama administration had proposed dumping all 30,000 or so emails on Jan. 15, or just as Mrs. Clinton , who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, would be preparing to face voters for the Iowa caucuses that kick off primary season.

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  15. The Great LamplighterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Belmont Club

    News that efficient fast-food robots are entering the market have sent shudders through advocates of a guaranteed minimum wage. What's the sense of aiming for career in flipping burgers if those jobs are poised to go the way of buggy-whip makers and slide-rule manufacturers? Technological innovation is menacing socialism.

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  16. Bernie Sanders (Officially) Joins the RaceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Balloon Juice

    Bernie's buzzing - here's his official campaign website . You can also buy tshirts and yard signs and stickers , but not propeller beanies.

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  17. Sen. Bernie Sanders Kicks Off Presidential CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    With blue-grass music, tie-dye and free ice cream, the afternoon event felt half like a summer festival and half like a political rally. A self-identified "Democratic Socialist," Sanders is known on Capitol Hill for speaking about income inequality and higher tax rates for corporations and the nation's top earners.

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  18. House OKs Raising Age of Juvenile Offenders to 18Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Texas Tribune

    A final effort to raise from 17 to 18 the age at which offenders automatically enter the adult legal system made it through the Texas House on Tuesday, tacked onto a bill reorganizing the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. The House passed Senate Bill 1630 , 134-11.

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  19. Appeals panel won't lift hold on Obama immigration actionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    NEW ORLEANS a President Barack Obama's plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. from deportation remained on hold Tuesday after a federal appeals court panel refused to allow it to take effect immediately. Obama announced an executive action in November seeking to expand a program that protects young immigrants from deportation if they were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

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  20. APNewsBreak: IRS says thieves stole tax info from 100,000Read the original story

    1 hr ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    The vacation house where two families were to spend Memorial Day weekend was already gone, swept down the swollen Blanco River, when Carissa Smith's husband arrived. The IRS says thieves used an online service provided by the agency to gain access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayers.

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