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  1. Americans hate the federal government now more than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MarketWatch

    If you have to deal with the federal government - be it the seemingly innocuous Social Security Administration or the eternally-despised Treasury Department, home to the IRS - prepare to be even more annoyed than in the past. According to a report released Tuesday by the American Customer Satisfaction Index our satisfaction with the federal government has hit an all-time low .

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  2. Obama lawyers seek dismissal of House Republicans' Obamacare lawsuitRead the original story

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    The administration asked the federal court late Monday to dismiss the House lawsuit against President Obama, saying he is faithfully carrying out his health law and the GOP lawmakers who filed the legal challenge have no right to sue. "The Supreme Court has made clear that federal courts do not sit to referee this sort of institutional dispute," the administration said in its legal brief asking the federal court in Washington, D.C., to reject the House lawsuit.

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  3. Make My DayHOW the Lawyers Lost ChristmasRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    As we've seen over the past few months, Americans are not happy with the way things are. They want change.

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  4. U.S. deficit to dip in 2015 as era of dramatic declines ends - CBORead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Australian

    The U.S. budget deficit will decline slightly to $468 billion this fiscal year, the lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, congressional forecasters said on Monday in a report heralding the end of a brief period of dramatically shrinking red ink. The deficit, down from the $1 trillion-plus levels of Obama's first four years and a $483 billion gap in fiscal 2014, will stay largely flat in 2016, then begin to march upward due to rising costs for debt and caring for fast-retiring Baby Boomers.

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  5. Abraham Lincoln Assassination Collection doubles expectations, brings $800,000 at Heritage AuctionsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Art Daily

    The extraordinary Dow Collection of Abraham Lincoln memorabilia sold for $803,889, double expectations, at a Historical Americana auction held Jan. 24, 2015 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the president's assassination, and the collection's top lots were captured by one-of-a-kind memorabilia tied to assassin John Wilkes Booth.

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  6. UPDATE 5-U.S. deficit to dip in 2015 as era of dramatic declines ends -CBORead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    The U.S. budget deficit will decline slightly to $468 billion this fiscal year, the lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, congressional forecasters said on Monday in a report heralding the end of a brief period of dramatically shrinking red ink. The deficit, down from the $1 trillion-plus levels of Obama's first four years and a $483 billion gap in fiscal 2014, will stay largely flat in 2016, then begin to march upward due to rising costs for debt and caring for fast-retiring Baby Boomers.

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  7. Letter: Senator writes in support of ending embargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

    I often say Kansans will try anything once - sometimes twice or even three times. But if we have been trying something for more than five decades and it has yet to work, it is time to change.

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  8. Deploy the White House laserRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Politico

    In the hours after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau walked nervously from window to window at the White House, peering out for the enemy bombers he felt sure would be on the horizon. The presidency and the White House up until then had been largely open to the public.

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  9. 10 other White House security breachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | USA Today

    The drone is the latest in a string of notable White House security breaches. Here's a look of past lapses: 10 other White House security breaches The drone is the latest in a string of notable White House security breaches.

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  10. Tuesday, January 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Events not canceled for Tuesday are quickly becoming the exception as the region is set to get clobbered with 2 to 3 feet of snow. With a fierce-looking blizzard on its way, public officials and hospitals are planning for what the National Weather Service has termed a "crippling and potentially historic" blizzard.

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  11. Connect With UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Lake Chelan Mirror

    Chelan Fire District 7 Commissioner Tom Peters had the guts to wear a Packers "cheesehead" hat to the pancake breakfast last Saturday morning. He was surrounded by ill-tempered firemen and Chelan County sheriff's deputies who immediately called on Judge Tom Warren to hold an impromptu trial for treason.

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  12. On Native GroundIF You Can't Win, Cheat: the Gop Plan for the Electoral CollegeRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2013 | American Reporter

    Some conservatives in Congress are outraged over the idea that the Obama Administration could thwart their plans to threaten blow up the economy if the President doesn't approve steep cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. But there are a few conservatives who remember who won last November's presidential election and are willing to take President Obama at his word when he said that he's not going to negotiate with the Republican leadership in Congress who want to link a vote on the federal debt ceiling to making those cuts in social welfare spending.

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  13. Verizon agrees to $5 million settlement with FCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    Verizon agreed to pay a $5 million settlement stemming from its initial failure to investigate why some customers' calls were not getting through to rural areas. The Federal Communications Commission announced the settlement Monday, the fourth of its kind since the commission adopted rules on the subject in 2013.

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  14. IRS imposter complaints up more than 2,300% in 2014, says FTCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ITworld

    The scams that plague the IRS were on display again this week as the Federal Trade Commission said the number of consumer complaints about criminals impersonating IRS officials was nearly 24 times more than in 2013. "We've seen an explosion of complaints about callers who claim to be IRS agents - but are not," said Jessica Rich, director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection in a statement.

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  15. TREASURIES-Bonds end on soft note as snowstorm slows tradingRead the original story

    Monday | Reuters

    U.S. Treasury debt prices slipped on Monday ahead of $90 billion of fixed-rate supply and a Federal Reserve meeting later this week in a session marked by low volumes as a major winter storm hit the New York area. Treasuries had begun the day on a stronger footing after investors spooked by Greece's newly elected government ignited a modest flight-to-quality bid, briefly knocking yields on the U.S. 30-year bond to a record low.

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  16. UPDATE 3-U.S. deficit to dip in 2015 as era of dramatic declines ends -CBORead the original story

    Monday | Reuters

    The U.S. budget deficit will decline slightly to $468 billion this fiscal year, the lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, congressional forecasters said on Monday in a report heralding the end of a brief period of dramatically shrinking red ink. The deficit, down from the $1 trillion-plus levels of Obama's first four years and a $483 billion gap in fiscal 2014, will stay largely flat in 2016, then begin a steady march upward due to rising costs for servicing the national debt and caring for the fast-retiring Baby Boom generation.

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  17. Getting Beyond Budget Scorekeeper's Perennial 'Pissing Contest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Roll Call

    Former CBO acting Director Marron, a potential Elmendorf successor, testifies during Senate Budget Committee hearing in 2006. Can the new director of the Congressional Budget Office get "beyond the basic pissing contest" of how to score legislation? The former heads of the official scorekeeping agency hope so.

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  18. York Traditions Bank Reports 4th Quarter EarningsRead the original story

    Monday | Sys-Con Media

    "One-time and ongoing costs associated with the new office caused our fourth quarter earnings to decline slightly over the prior year's fourth quarter, however, we expect the new location to help generate deposits to fund our continuing loan growth which expanded of preferred stock issued to the United States Treasury pursuant to the Small Business Lending Fund program. Under the terms of the approval, the Bank has twelve months to repay the preferred stock.

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  19. CBO projects deficit to fall to $468B in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Hill

    The fiscal 2015 budget deficit will fall slightly, to $468 billion, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated in its annual report released Monday. Relative to the size of the economy, the projected deficit will be 2.6 percent of the gross domestic product .

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  20. Stocks Go Nowhere: Here's What You Need To Know (Dia, Spy, QQQ, TLT,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Silicon Alley Insider

    Stocks went nowhere on Monday, eking out tiny gains as the market gets ready for a busy week that is highlighted by Wednesday's monetary policy announcement from the Fed and Friday's Q4 GDP report. 1. Things are getting ugly in Texas.

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