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  1. George Will: Ted Cruz faces the rough math that makes up 2016's electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was born in 1970, six years after events refuted a theory on which he is wagering his candidacy. The 1964 theory was that many millions of conservatives abstained from voting because the GOP did not nominate sufficiently deep-dyed conservatives.

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  2. New Jersey Sen. Menendez vows to fight corruption chargesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KBMT

    A defiant New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez declared that he's "not going anywhere" after he was charged with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream of political favors. Menendez is expected to appear in federal court in Newark Thursday in response to charges that he used the power of his Senate seat to benefit Dr. Salomon Melgen, a wealthy Florida eye doctor who prosecutors say provided the senator with luxury vacations, airline travel, golf trips and tens of thousands of dollars in contributions to a legal defense fund.

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  3. New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez indicted on corruption chargesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream of political favors. Menendez predicted he would be "vindicated" and, in a defiant statement before reporters and cheering supporters Wednesday evening, said, "This is not how my career is going to end."

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  4. Tensions with Warren camp could loom over Clinton campaignRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    The race for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is turning into a battle of ideas between a woman who has not yet said she is running and another who insists she won't. Hillary Clinton is expected to launch her White House bid later this month, while Elizabeth Warren, the senator known for her fiery anti-Wall Street rhetoric, repeated this week that she is not seeking the Democratic nomination.

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  5. Arkansas Senate takes up religion bill at governor's requestRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson backed away Wednesday from his promise to sign a controversial religious objections bill, bowing to pressure from critics of the measure, including his own son and some of the state's biggest employers, who say the legislation is anti-gay. The Republican governor said he wants the Legislature either to recall the bill from his desk to amend it or pass a follow-up measure that would make the proposal more closely mirror a federal religious freedom law.

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  6. West Virginia editorial roundupRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    That's the reality Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin had to live by when he used his line-item veto power on a legislative directive of improvements to Beech Fork State Park in Wayne County and Cacapon State Park in Morgan County. At first glance, it sounds like Tomblin doesn't like lodges.

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  7. Exclusive Dominican resort tied to senator's indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    A Dominican Republic resort long known as an exclusive Caribbean hideaway, where at least three former U.S. presidents have played golf, is one of the main settings in the corruption scandal enveloping Sen. Bob Menendez. Menendez is accused of accepting $1 million in luxury vacations, airline travel, golf trips and tens of thousands of dollars in contributions to a legal defense fund, in exchange for political favors from Dr. Salamon Melgen, a friend and Florida eye doctor of Dominican descent.

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  8. Arkansas Lawmakers Slow Their Roll After Uproar Over Indiana's Anti-Gay BillRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WCKX-FM Columbus

    In the calamitous aftermath of Indiana's "Religious Freedom Act," Arkansas Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson has asked state lawmakers to redraft a similar bill in his state to avoid the same fate, CNN reports. Hutchinson asked lawmakers to mirror the 1993 federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was signed into law by former President Bill Clinton , and ensures that religious freedom are protected, the report notes.

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  9. Arkansas governor refuses to sign religious-objections billRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson backed away Wednesday from his promise to sign a controversial religious-objections bill, bowing to pressure from critics that included his own son and some of the state's biggest employers, who say the legislation is anti-gay. The Republican governor said he wants the Legislature either to recall the bill from his desk or pass a follow-up measure that would make the proposal more closely mirror a federal religious-freedom law.

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  10. Thursday, April 2nd StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A Winfield letter to the editor: Electing, instead of appointing, the fire board sounds like a patriotic, democratic thing Warrenville voters are being urged to do by their present fire board. I thought the same thing when I initiated that process here in Winfield, but I hadn't checked the history of other fire districts.

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  11. Wednesday's Sports In BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The NCAA faces a decision about whether to call for next year's women's Final Four to find a new venue as pressure builds for repeal or revision of Indiana's new religious objection law. NCAA President Mark Emmert has indicated the Indianapolis-headquartered organization would consider relocating all types of college sports events out of state if the law doesn't change.

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  12. Police: Gunmen attack university in eastern KenyaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KSWO

    A defiant New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez declared that he's "not going anywhere" after he was charged with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a... A defiant New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez declared that he's "not going anywhere" after he was charged with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream... Bats are the talk of one Ohio college town after an infestation of the winged vermin drove the university president and his wife out of their on-campus home last month.

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  13. Pope Francis gets favorable reviews from most Americans, new poll showsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

    Most Americans have a positive view of Pope Francis, according to an NBC News / Wall Street Journal poll. The pontiff is viewed positively by 55 percent of Americans, according to an NBC News / Wall Street Journal poll released early Thursday morning.

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  14. Mexico says oil spill avoided after deadly offshore blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSWO

    The grand old president's house at the center of Ohio University's campus had plenty of maintenance issues, but the bats flapping in the attic have become a symbol of what some say are misguided priorities and... The popular online home-rental service Airbnb will allow American travelers to book lodging in Cuba starting Thursday in the most significant U.S. business expansion on the island since the declaration of detente... The popular online home-rental service Airbnb will allow American travelers to book lodging in Cuba starting Thursday in the most significant U.S. business expansion on the island since the declaration of detente between... McDonald's says it's raising pay for workers at its company-owned U.S. restaurants, making it the latest employer to sweeten worker incentives in an improving economy.

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  15. Compromise expected for Indiana 'religious freedom' lawRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Indiana Republican leaders are expected to announce an alteration to the state's wildly polarizing Religious Freedom Restoration Act Thursday morning that could curb the prolonged national scorn over the law. The proposal, set for a 9 a.m. at the Statehouse, ensures that gays and lesbian customers can't face discrimination at local businesses, the Indianapolis Star reported.

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  16. Democratic candidates skip Obama visit to stateRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Democrats topping their party's ticket in Kentucky's off-year election are skipping a visit by President Barack Obama, whose unpopularity tripped up Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell's challenger last year and looms as a recurring GOP theme as voters pick a new governor.

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  17. Woman walking inside fence at San Jose airport is 5th breachRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    A woman walking on the airfield at a Silicon Valley airport probably jumped a fence, said authorities, who are now investigating their fifth security breach there in less than a year. A UPS employee spotted Deanna Predoehl, 20, in a secure area at Mineta San Jose International Airport, and she resisted arrest when approached by officers around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, San Jose police said.

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  18. Progress on nuclear deal floundersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program appeared to take a sour turn Wednesday after pushing on past a key deadline, but Secretary of State John Kerry decided to stay in Switzerland an extra day in search of a breakthrough.

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  19. Divisive debate hailed as robustRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    Former congressman Lee Hamilton and retired judge Randall Shepard came to Fort Wayne on Wednesday to talk about a study on civic engagement.

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  20. Brouhaha might benefit PenceRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    The uproar over Indiana's new religious freedom law will not haunt Gov. Mike Pence if he seeks the 2016 Republican nomination for president, according to two political scientists at IPFW.

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