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2 hrs ago | Reuters

New York man who threatened ex-President Bush gets house arrest

A New York man arrested for threatening to kill former President George W. Bush was sentenced to six months of home confinement on Friday.

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Related Topix: George Bush, US Secret Service, US News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE Newspaper I Love is About to Die

The former Vice President has sought out and been interviewed by more tv journalists and talk show hosts during the past month than during the eight years he was vice president.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, George Bush, Terrorism, Dick Cheney

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Langston: Historian, parole board member dies

Ballard was a native of Los Angeles who received a bachelor's degree from Langston University and served as the school's historian-in-residence from 1993 to 2006.

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Related Topix: Langston University, George Bush

Switched

House Republicans Protect America From Efficient Light Bulbs, Low-Flow Toilets

The Republican-led House of Representatives passed the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act on Thursday night by a vote of 253 to 170 .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Representative Paul Gosar, Department of Energy

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Is Barack Obama the worst president?

Wow. A reputable poll shows that the public believes Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II .

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Mitt Romney, Opinion

SFGate

Feinstein: Child-trafficking law is flexible in dealing with flood of migrants

Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Rep. Zoe Lofgren of San Jose - wrote the law now at the center of the controversy over what to do with the 50,000-plus children and other Central American immigrants swamping the Texas border.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, John Cornyn, Prison, John McCain

Roll Call

Boehner's Bet: Lawsuit Will Quiet Impeachment Calls

But one of the easier things to understand is what the litigation might accomplish inside the House Republican Conference: a cooling of the intensifying and politically problematic talk about how nothing short of impeachment will do.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Allen West, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, George Bush, Dennis Kucinich, Democrat

Extreme Liberal

Glenn Greenwald Decries The Spying He Helped Enable When He Supported Bush

I have this fantasy that there are real journalists left in the world of cable news.

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Related Topix: George Bush, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US News, Liberal Political News

KWBU-TV Waco

How a Bush-Era Law Against Trafficking Impacts the Immigration Surge

Because of a 2008 law, thousands of children crossing into Texas illegally are not turned back right away.

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Related Topix: Texas, George Bush

Gateway Pundit

Pelosi Caught in Another Lie - Said Publicly Saddam Had WMD

Nancy Pelosi told reporters yesterday that President George W. Bush sent the US to war "based on a false representation of a threat of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq."

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Related Topix: George Bush, US News, Conservative Political News

The Item

Faster tax write-offs for equipment purchases pass in House

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to let companies write off more than half the cost of investments in the first year, providing a tax boost to businesses.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Lloyd Doggett, Democrat

India.com

South Asian bodies troubled by spying of Muslim Americans

Washington, Jul 10: A group of South Asian Organizations says it's deeply troubled by reports that US government agencies have engaged in surveillance of Muslim American civic and civil rights leaders, including Indian and Pakistani Americans.

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Related Topix: George Bush

Journalgazette.net

'Sinful' and unlawful cannot be synonymous

A strange thing happened after the Supreme Court ruled on the Hobby Lobby birth control case: Gay-rights organizations turned against legislation they once championed that would have outlawed workplace discrimination against gay people.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush

Juan Cole

American Torturers: We're all Jack Bauer Now in The 25th Hour

Once upon a time, if a character on TV or in a movie tortured someone, it was a sure sign that he was a bad guy.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Dick Cheney, US News, Liberal Political News

American Reporter

Market MoverDEWEY WINS! AGAIN

During the final debate last week, Barack Obama called John McCain on the negative ads, saying that 100 percent of his radio and television ads were negative.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McCain, US News, Barack Obama, Susan Collins, US Senate, Republican

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Politics: Rallying around the flag?

Will Operation Protective Edge provide an edge in the race on the Right as olitical and military battles often impact each other?; so far no newspapers have sponsored polls.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, George Bush, Ehud Olmert, Shimon Peres, Likud (Israel)

Breitbart.com

Redford Will Use 'Truth' to Resurrect Dan Rather's Reputation

Per the Hollywood Reporter , Oscar-winner Robert Redford has agreed to portray disgraced newsman Dan Rather in an adaptation of the 2005 memoir "Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power."

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Related Topix: All the President's Men, Drama Movies, Thriller, History Movies, Celebrities, Robert Redford, George Bush

PolitiFact

Jeff Flake: When undocumented children are picked up at the border...

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., discussed the surge of unaccompanied children coming to the United States' border with Mexico.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Jeff Flake, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, George Bush, Illegal Immigration

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Asleep at the Wheel brings fiddler Katie Holmes to Cactus

Over the years, the Western Swing machine Asleep at the Wheel has done a good job promoting Texas music throughout the United States.

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Related Topix: Asleep at the Wheel, Country, Texas, Lubbock, TX, Music, Entertainment

CNN

I was targeted because of my faith

Complete shock, surprise and disappointment -- that was my reaction to revelations from documents released by Edward Snowden that the National Security Agency monitored my e-mails from 2006 to 2008 after I left the Bush White House.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, US Military, US Navy, George Bush, Opinion

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