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Yesterday | Fire Dog Lake

Alaska Pot Legalization Campaign Will Donate to Opponents if They Can ...

Obviously, the legalization campaign is in no danger of losing the money. The scientific research is clear on the relative danger of alcohol and marijuana use.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Yesterday | CBS Local

Keller @ Large: Mental Illness Too Big To Ignore

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh put it best: the guy who pulled the bomb hoax over at the marathon finish line the other night, Walsh said, just "wasn't right."

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Marathon, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Reporter

Famous Kennedy name to be on Connecticut ballot

Ted Kennedy Jr. has had his famous name bantered about for years as a potential candidate for high political office as he worked for the disabled, campaigned for others and gave a stirring eulogy for his father.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, Connecticut, New Haven, CT, US Politics, US House of Representatives

Tue Apr 08, 2014

ABC News

Ted Kennedy Jr. to Run for Connecticut Senate

Ted Kennedy Jr. has had his famous name bantered about for years as a potential candidate for high political office as he worked for the disabled, campaigned for others and gave a stirring eulogy for his father.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, Connecticut, New Haven, CT, US Politics, US House of Representatives

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Washington Post

The Fix: Guess who's back in politics? The Kennedys.

Then Rep.-elect Patrick Kennedy, left, and Ted Kennedy Jr. attended the 2012 Ripple Of Hope Gala in New York City.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Liberal Political News

WLNE-TV Providence

Ex-Army captain launches RI congressional campaign

A former Army captain from Pawtucket who served two 15-month tours in Iraq has launched his campaign to challenge Rhode Island Congressman David Cicilline for the Democratic nomination in this year's election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative David Cicilline, Pawtucket, RI

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Sentencing Law and Policy

Noting the very cautious politics still surrounding pot legalization

Today's New York Times has this interesting lengthy article discussing pot politics under the headline "Despite Support in Party, Democratic Governors Resist Legalizing Marijuana."

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US News, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, US Politics, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Ctnewsjunkie.com

OP-ED | TK2: Blessing Or Curse?

Will Connecticut follow the lead of neighboring Massachusetts and send a Kennedy to a prominent political position, even though he's never even run for dogcatcher before? Ted Kennedy Jr., son of the late lion of the United States Senate, is mulling a run for the Connecticut state Senate.

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Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Folk, The Kennedys, Opinion

Thu Apr 03, 2014

WBUR-AM Boston

Funeral Held For Fallen Boston Firefighter Michael Kennedy

An American flag strung between Ladder 24 and Ladder 26 billowed over Centre Street in West Roxbury.

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Related Topix: West-Roxbury, MA, Boston, MA, Jamaica Plain (Boston, MA), US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Fire, Folk, The Kennedys

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Patrick Kennedy working on memoir about addiction

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy is working on a book about his struggles with addiction and mental illness, to be published next year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Edward Kennedy

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Pacific Daily News

A love of work & service

Labor has always loomed large in the life of Alfredo O. Antolin, Jr. His father came to Guam as an H-2 worker in 1964 and worked hard for nearly a decade before he could bring his wife, and young Alfredo and his siblings, to the island so the family could once again be together.

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Related Topix: Northern Mariana Islands, Oceania, World News, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Jack Reed, Democrat, US Politics, Newport, RI, Salve Regina University

Sat Mar 29, 2014

News Times

Kennedy: The next 'lion' of the Senate?

Revered by the political left in deep blue Connecticut, the Kennedy name and mystique don't exactly engender warm and fuzzy feelings among the GOP minority in the state -- but there's an asterisk.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Christopher Shays, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Jerry Brown

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Erie Times News

Poll: Obama health law fails to gain support

Despite a late surge in sign-ups, support for President Barack Obama's health-care law is languishing, according to one new poll.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, John Dingell

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Go Local

John Hazen White's LOOKOUT: Legalizing Pot Will Not Fix RI Economy

Rhode Island government is constantly in search of a new revenue scheme that will miraculously solve our financial problems problems, of course, which are the result of the state's continued inability to limit government spending and focus on real economic development.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Joseph Kennedy, Marijuana

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Switched

Ted Kennedy Jr. Ponders State Senate Race In Connecticut

Ted Kennedy Jr., son of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy , is considering a run for a Connecticut Senate seat.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Branford, CT

Mon Mar 24, 2014

USA Today

Patrick Kennedy to write memoir on addiction, politics

Kennedy memoir: Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, son of the late Sen. Edward "Ted" Kennedy, is writing a book about his personal and political struggle with mental illness and addiction.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arts, Literature

The Macon Telegraph

Patrick Kennedy working on memoir about addiction

The 46-year-old Kennedy served eight terms in Congress as a Democrat from Rhode Island before stepping down in 2011.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Edward Kennedy

ABC News

Patrick Kennedy Working on Memoir About Addiction

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy is working on a book about his struggles with addiction and mental illness, to be published next year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Entertainment

Bloomberg

Bacharach for DNC, Pickens RNC - Republicans Debt-Free

The Democratic National Committee edged its partisan counterpart in February fundraising, though the Republican National Committee ended the month in a much stronger cash position.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican

Sun Mar 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Former U.S. congressman Patrick J. Kennedy to publish memoir in 2015

Former U.S. congressman Patrick J. Kennedy will write a book about his struggles with mental illness and his political and personal battles to ease the stigma for Americans suffering from the disease, Blue Rider Press announced.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Providence College, World News

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