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6 min ago | The Times-Tribune

It's more than the economy

More than 20 years ago, political consultant James Carville coined the phrase "the economy, stupid" to help elect Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton president.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, George Bush, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Democrat, Opinion

3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Can a $1 million global teacher competition (backed by Bill Clinton) boost the profession?

There's no question that many teachers feel demoralized amid a punitive school "reform" movement and that their profession could use a boost, but is a $1 million global competition for a single "exceptional" teacher really the way to go about doing that? The $1 million Varkey GEMS Foundation Global Teacher Prize contest is underway, with Oct. 5 the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Education

7 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

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World War II veterans of the Battle of the Bulge are scheduled to meet in the Columbia area as well as tour Fort Jackson and a museum.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Jackson

11 hrs ago | Politico

No escaping Clinton, Obama in Ark.

Bill Clinton hasn't called Arkansas home in over 20 years, and Barack Obama has never lived here.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, African-American

14 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

96 years later, Clarks Summit man's grandfather close to Medal of Honor

Clarks Summit Councilman Herman Johnson holds a photo of his grandfather, Sgt. Henry Lincoln Johnson, a World War I veteran whom the Secretary of Defense has recommended for the Congressional Medal of Honor.

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Related Topix: Clarks Summit, PA, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Independent.ie

US ex-pats get behind Hillary presidency bid

Hillary Clinton is yet to announce whether she will campaign to become the next US president, but a group of campaigners touched down in Dublin to drum up support for her potential bid.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton

Time

Rand Paul: Bill Would Fire Hillary

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pounds her fist as she testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 23, 2013, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the deadly September attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama

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12, 1993 file photo, President Bill Clinton stands outside a Georgetown restaurant near the Potomac River in Washington.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Washington, DC, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Fashion, Summer, W.

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Obama's tan suit buzzed around the world

12, 1993 file photo, President Bill Clinton stands outside a Georgetown restaurant near the Potomac River in Washington.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Texas, Southern Utah University, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

The Washington Post

America's real ice bucket challenge

I'm just back from vacation in Europe, where, to judge from the political headlines coming out of the United States, this country had no greater care than which of its leaders would next be soaked in cold water.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Bill Clinton, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton, Ferguson, MO, Medicare, Health, Opinion

Switched

Diane Sawyer's Most 'Special' ABC News Career Moments

Wednesday night marked Diane Sawyer's last day as anchor of ABC's "World News." The veteran journalist, who announced in June that she would be stepping down from her post, signed off and will be succeeded by David Muir.

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Related Topix: Good Morning America, Entertainment, Television, Journalism, Iraq, World News, 60 Minutes, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Bill Clinton, US News

Christian Science Monitor

How should Hillary Clinton deploy Bill in 2016?

This chart suggests that when Bill's approval rating increases by 1 unit, Hillary's approval increases by about 1/2 in the same direction, indicated by .527 in the 'Coef.'

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Based on real-life experiences 'Trying' is onstage at International City Theatre

" Trying " is set in 1967 when Lyndon B. Johnson was in office, Jackie Kennedy and Aristotle Onassis had just become an "item," protests against the Vietnam war were going strong - and Judge Francis Biddle , former Attorney General under Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Chief Judge at the Nuremburg Trials, is 81 years old.

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Related Topix: Franklin Delano Roosevelt

BBC News

'Abysmal NI leaders stuck in past'

A senior aide to former US president Bill Clinton has accused Northern Ireland politicians of an "abysmal abdication of leadership".

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, Irish Republican Army

Wall Street Journal

AFL-CIO's Trumka: Democrats Need New Economic Team in 2016

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton , or any other potential Democratic candidate in the next presidential race, may need to have a plan to close the revolving door of Democratic economic advisers if she hopes to gain stronger support from America's labor movement.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama

The Washington Post

Pope to honor dead on both sides of WWI next month

Pope Francis will honor the dead from both sides of World War I during a visit next month to northern Italy that witnessed some of the decisive final battles of the conflict.

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Nashville Scene

American surrealists at the Frist offer a specific sort of strange

When we think about surrealism, words like strange, weird, absurd and bizarre naturally come to mind.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Weird

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Wisconsin Civil War veteran will be posthumously h...

A Wisconsin war veteran from long ago will be honored, over 150 years after his heroics helped shaped the outcome of the Civil War.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Kind, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Delafield, WI

Turnto10.com

Former President Bill Clinton makes a stop in Rhode Island for...

Bill Clinton comes to Rhode Island in a familiar role, as campaign star power for a candidate in Rhode Island.

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Related Topix: Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government, Bill Clinton, Frank Caprio, US Governors

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Truthdig

The Guns of August

In her epic, Pulitzer Prize-winning book "The Guns of August," historian Barbara Tuchman detailed how World War I began in 1914, and how the belligerence, vanity and poor policies of powerful leaders led millions to gory deaths in that four-year conflagration.

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Related Topix: World News, Ferguson, MO, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

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