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  1. Dispute Surrounds New Indiana Religious LawRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence vigorously defended the state's new religious objections law. Businesses and organizations including the NCAA pressed concerns that it could open the door to legalizing discrimination against gay people.

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  2. Tea party movement remains strong, Harvard professor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    ... at Harvard. Speaking at the U.'s Hinckley Institute of Politics, Skocpol said the tea party has pulled the Republican Party to the extreme right, particularly on health care, immigration and global warming, preventing political compromise. But ...

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  3. In Senate triumvirate's shadow, barbecue and basketballRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    The Great Triumvirate of the 19th century Senate, John C. Calhoun, Henry Clay and Daniel Webster, peer from portraits down the hall outside the 21st century Senate, silent witnesses all. If they noticed the pungent smell of barbecue wafting out of a nearby meeting room-turned-dinner hall on Thursday night, they gave no indication.

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  4. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid won't seek re-election in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | UPI

    ... Republicans were lining up to take him out in 2016, with the possibility of Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a rising Republican star, entering the race. Reid's decision Friday will set off renewed maneuvering for his seat. "We have to make sure that the ...

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  5. Harry Reid, Top Senate Democrat, to Retire in 2016Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, who has been in Congress since 1982, will step down after this term, he announced Friday. In a video posted on YouTube, the Nevada Democrat said he will end his congressional career after three decades, including 11 years as the upper chamber's top Democrat.

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  6. Entrepreneur pitches - Fish Franks' for AleutiansRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Fisherman

    The Aleutian Marketplace contest was designed to gather ideas and provide funding for new start-up businesses around the Bering Sea. As the competition heads into its second round, one winner is asking for extra support - and a chance to turn his recipe for success into the real thing.

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  7. Sac roe fishery closes after slow and steady weekRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Fisherman

    The fleet reached its quota of about 8700 tons of herring on Wednesday evening , after a full week of slow and steady cooperative fishing. Alaska Department of Fish & Game biologist Dave Gordon estimated that seiners had about 150 tons left to mop up on Wednesday.

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  8. Tagged bluefin found in fish farmRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Fisherman

    In August 2007, when it was just a year and a few months old a juvenile bluefin tuna was tagged by researchers in the Bay of Biscay, off the coast of Basque Country between France and Spain. It was a mere 11 pounds, 25 inches.

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  9. Will Alaska ax fish commission?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Fisherman

    ... to Reid Harris, aide to the fisheries committee that's chaired by bill author Rep. Louise Stutes, a Kodiak Republican. The fish commission is under scrutiny given the state's anticipated $3.5 billion shortfall this budget season, a result of ...

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  10. Investigation renews push to end labor abusesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Fisherman

    The U.S. government and major business leaders are renewing their call on the Thai government to crack down on slavery in its fishing fleets, and to punish people who force migrant workers to catch seafood that can end up in the United States. The State Department, the U.S. seafood and retail industries and a member of Congress reacted swiftly Wednesday to an Associated Press investigation published this week that found slave-caught fish clouds the supply networks of major supermarkets, restaurants and even pet stores in the United States.

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  11. Senate Republicans Vote Unanimously To Block Federal Mandate Of Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    The U.S. Senate passed an amendment Thursday barring the federal government from "mandating, incentivizing, or coercing states to adopt specific academic standards, including the Common Core standards." In effect, the amendment, sponsored by Republican Sen. David Vitter, is an attempt to end federal involvement in Common Core, a complex set of K-12 math and language arts curriculum benchmarks as well as high-stakes standardized tests.

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  12. 'Displaced by militarized thinking': Forum focuses on easing tensions between Russia & USRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Part of the annual World Russia Forum has taken place in Washington, DC, and despite tensions running high between the US and Russia, many speakers were voicing their calls for change. The main message of this year's event was that the two countries have been at loggerheads for way too long.

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  13. After spending scandals, Rep. Aaron Schock says goodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    "Abraham Lincoln held this seat in Congress for one term but few faced as many defeats in his personal, business and public life as he did," Rep. Schock said on the House floor Thursday. Once a fast-rising star in the Republican Party, Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock gave his final speech on the House floor Thursday.

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  14. Senate passes energy measure by voice vote after budget marathonRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Washington Times

    After the Senate gave approval to its budget plan early Friday morning, Sens. Rob Portman , Ohio Republican, and Jeanne Shaheen , New Hampshire Democrat, got a version of their energy efficiency legislation passed by voice vote. The measure, passed when only Mr. Portman and Ms.

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  15. Senate's Harry Reid won't seek re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Times

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., accompanied by Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this March 24, 2015 file photo. Senators worked into Friday's pre-dawn hours March 27, 2015 on a stack of amendments to the balanced-budget plan, which closely follows a blueprint the House passed Wednesday.

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  16. First Drip (3/27/15): Religious freedoms over discrimination protections hits N.C., moreRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Creative Loafing

    When religious freedom trumps discrimination protections: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed into law the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which, according to the Washington Post , gay activists say "could pave the way for open discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender people, giving business owners, landlords and others the right to refuse service to gays under the guise of religious protection." A similar bill was introduced in North Carolina this week by two Mecklenburg County representatives.

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  17. Flake and McCain Push for "Zero Tolerance" on Illegal Border CrossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

    Three activists wrap themselves around the wheel of an Operation Streamline bus in Tucson in 2013 to protest criminal prosecution of undocumented immigrants. U.S. senators John McCain and Jeff Flake have proposed an amendment to the federal budget that would create a spending-neutral reserve fund to support a zero-tolerance approach to prosecuting illegal border crossers.

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  18. Do Senators Lee and Rubio Have a Secret Plan to Help Poor Families?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TaxVox

    In its analysis of the tax reform plan proposed recently by Senators Marco Rubio and Mike Lee , the Tax Foundation assumed the proposal would make the new personal credit fully refundable. This assumption helps explain why the group concluded the Lee-Rubio plan would be highly progressive .

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  19. Mitch Daniels tabbed among Fortune's greatest leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The former Indiana governor ranks 41st in the magazine's list, which cites Daniels' cost-cutting measures at the university, including a tuition freeze and a deal with Amazon that saves students up to 30 percent on textbooks. Apple CEO Tim Cook heads the list, which also includes Pope Francis and Taylor Swift in its top 10. Chief Justice John Roberts, who grew up in northwest Indiana, is eighth on the list.

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  20. Rahm, Chuy clash in second of three debates - Dreier leans away...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Politico

    ... Duckworth is soliciting funds from supporters with a twist: If she decides against running for Senate against Republican incumbent Mark Kirk, she'll offer a refund. In an otherwise typical end-of-quarter fundraising email on Thursday, Duckworth's ...

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