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  1. Hillary Discussed Speculation AboutHer Health With Aides In EmailsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lucianne.com

    Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discussed with aides the chatter on cable news about whether she actually suffered a concussion in 2012, according to emails released by the State Department on Friday. A week before she was to testify before Congress in December 2012 about the attacks in Benghazi, Clinton postponed her appearance with aides explaining she had fainted and suffered a concussion.

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  2. Feds: Coal power plant closureswould double under EPA ruleRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lucianne.com

    A proposed rule to limit carbon emissions from power plants would shutter twice as many coal-fired power plants than if the regulation were never implemented, according to a federal analysis. More than 90 gigawatts of coal plant retirements would occur between this year and 2040, with most occurring before 2020, under the Environmental Protection Agency proposal.

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  3. Currency Amendment Could Derail 'Fast-Track' DealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Roll Call

    Supporters of the Senate's "fast-track" trade bill that will be voted on sometime Friday are taking seriously the threat of one amendment they fear will derail the whole thing. The amendment offered by Sens. Rob Portman , R-Ohio, and Debbie Stabenow , D-Mich., would strengthen enforcement against other nations considered to be manipulating their currency, which could tip trade deals in the offender's favor.

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  4. Chris Matthews Defending Hillary:FDR Was Secretive and Turned OutBest President of 20th CenturyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lucianne.com

    Chris Matthews Defending Hillary: FDR Was A SecretiveA and Turned Out Best President of 20th Century Newsbusters, by Ken Shepherd Wrapping up a segment dealing with fresh revelations from newly-released Hillary Clinton emails pertaining to Benghazi, MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews on Thursday night dutifully spun that HillaryA s "secretive" nature was not a drawback but may in fact be a net positive, comparing her to "secretive" and "manipulative" FDR, who, in MatthewsA s estimation, was AmericaA s best president of the 20th century, if not the entire history of the Republic. HereA s the relevant transcript.

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  5. Hillary Clinton got now-classifiedBenghazi info on private emailRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lucianne.com

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email server about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was classified Friday at the FBI's request. The email in question, forwarded to Clinton by her deputy chief of staff, relates to reports of arrests in Libya of possible suspects in the attack.

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  6. Obama's Senate allies hope to endorse his trade bill FridayRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    Supporters of President Barack Obama's trade agenda hope to fend off hostile Senate amendments Friday and send a major trade bill to the House, where another fierce debate awaits. Pro-trade senators survived a Democratic-led effort Thursday to block Obama's agenda, with two votes to spare.

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  7. Activists protest Gov. Sam Brownback in TopekaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    A group of 50 activists rallied at the Capitol on Friday, calling for Gov. Sam Brownback's recall as governor. A petition on the liberal website MoveOn.org posted in February calling for Brownback's recall has received more than 38,000 online signatures.

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  8. Demilitarizing the cops: States retool police trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    When prosecutor Dan Satterberg used to visit Washington state's police academy, the seas would part before him. Recruits would snap to attention, backs to the walls, and allow him to pass.

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  9. Prospect of Hillary Clinton-MarcoRubio Matchup Unnerves DemocratsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lucianne.com

    They use words like "historic" and "charismatic," phrases like "great potential" and "million-dollar smile." They notice audience members moved to tears by an American-dream-come-true success story.

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  10. Clinton got now-classified Benghazi info on private emailRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks with employees during a tour of the Smuttynose Brewery, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Hampton, N.H. Then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the State Department in Washington on Jan. 18, 2013. The State Department released the first batch of emails from Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state Friday.

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  11. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lucianne.com

    We opened the week on Obamacare, so letA s close up shop on the same topic. Via Philip Klein: In recent weeks, large insurers selling coverage through Obamacare have proposed massive rate increases for 2016 - even exceeding 40 percent - because they havenA t been able to sign up enough young and healthy customers.

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  12. O'Malley To Campaign In Iowa Hours After 2016 AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Once he announces his presidential decision, Martin O'Malley will waste no time in getting himself to Iowa. O'Malley will campaign in the leadoff caucus state on May 30, the same day he makes an announcement in Baltimore about whether he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination.

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  13. The Road Less Traveled: Surveillance ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Caller

    JANUARY 17: Alli McCracken joins activists protesting the surveillance of U.S. citizens by the NSA outside the Justice Department where U.S. President Barack Obama gave a major speech on reforming the NSA January 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama was expected to announce reforms including a requirement by intelligence agencies to obtain permission from a secret court before utilizing access to telephonic data gathered on U.S. citizens.

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  14. Hillary Clinton got sensitive email about the 2012 Benghazi attack on her unsecured private serverRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | National Post

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email server that has now been classified about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi. The email in question, forwarded to Clinton by her deputy chief of staff Jake Sullivan, relates to reports of arrests in Libya of possible suspects in the attack.

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  15. Please Sign Onto The Progressive Agenda to Combat Income InequalityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his nationwide 'Contract with America', which he is calling " The Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality " . Like Newt Gingrich's Contract With America, the Agenda will be circulated in Congress and among the 2016 presidential candidates to sign.

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  16. Lowey, Other Elected Officials Cite Need For Reliable Highway Trust FundRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hastings Daily Voice

    Local elected officials joined U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey at the Ashford Avenue Bridge this week to highlight the need for federal money to repair Westchester County's highway infrastructure. The bridge was the site of a fatal crash last summer , and Congress has not approved a long-term Highway Trust Fund that would help fund its planned repairs.

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  17. Yup, Clinton can tell the Beltway media to go to hellRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    The same day I lauded Hillary Clinton for ignoring the Beltway Media, we get this tweet, from the supposedly "liberal" New York Times : In Iowa, Queen Hillary and the Everyday Americans of the Round Table distribute alms to the clamoring press. http://t.co/... Way to confirm my thesis, jackass.

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  18. Obama's trade deal clears Senate hurdle without much room to spareRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    In a triumph for President Barack Obama, sweeping legislation to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks advanced toward Senate passage Thursday after a showdown vote that remained in doubt until the final moment. The 62-38 vote, two more than the 60 needed, came from a solid phalanx of Republicans and more than a dozen Democrats.

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  19. Will the sentries of sanctimony please lighten up?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Stars and Stripes

    These are the boilerplate apologies from celebrities, politicians and organizations that have inadvertently offended some faction of our increasingly sensitive and humorless species by using a forbidden word, an insensitive phrase or an unfortunate metaphor. You know what I mean.

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  20. Archives show Hillary OK'd tax breaks for nonprofits as Bill solicited donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    As first lady in the final year of the Clinton administration, Hillary Clinton endorsed a White House plan to give tax breaks to private foundations and wealthy charity donors at the same time the William J. Clinton Foundation was soliciting donations for her husband's presidential library, recently released Clinton-era documents show. The blurred lines between the tax reductions proposed by the Clinton administration in 2000 and the Clinton Library's fundraising were an early foreshadowing of the potential ethics concerns that have flared around the Clintons' courting of corporate and foreign donors for their family charity before she launched her campaign for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.

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