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19 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

Douglas Cohn: Obama should deploy troops to border to control crisis

A thought experiment: If winning the Hispanic vote weren't so important to the future of the Democratic and Republican parties, would lawmakers find it easier to pass immigration reform? The answer obviously is yes.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Weekly Standard

The Common Core Commotion

It has been five years now since America got the news, or was supposed to: Henceforth our children would enjoy a revolutionary new approach to learning in the public schools, in the form of national educational standards.

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., US News, US Senate, Democrat, Standardized Testing, Education

Bloomberg

Obama Picks Former Recess Appointee for U.S. Labor Board

President Barack Obama plans to nominate Sharon Block to serve on the National Labor Relations Board , the White House said today, potentially re-starting a fight with Republicans over the panel's composition.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, US Supreme Court

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Switched

Dems: Supreme Court Turned Religious Freedom Law 'On Its Head'

Sen. Barbara Boxer and other Democratic senators spoke out against the Supreme Court's interpretation of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Global Voices Online

Guyana's Foreign Minister Comes Out Swinging After the US...

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Guyana, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

BizzyBlog.com

Do You Agree, Brian? Williams Says Shevardnadze 'Admitted That...

On Monday evening's NBC Nightly News, host Brian Williams used a perhaps revealing verb to describe a belief held by former Soviet foreign minister and Georgian president Eduard Shevardnadze, who died on Monday at 86. It would be good to look back and learn how Shevardnadze came to say what he said a decade ago before getting to how Williams framed ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, Canada

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Nashua Telegraph

Shaheen breaks her own fundraising record, has $5 million in bank before September primary

U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., raised a record-setting, $2.8 million over the last three months and has more than twice the campaign war chest as leading Republican candidate Scott Brown.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Scott Brown, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Senator Elizabeth Warren

Free Republic

The Real Reason Pot Is Still Illegal

Patrick Kennedy, son of the late Senator Ted Kennedy, did several stints in rehab after crashing his car into a barricade on Capitol Hill in 2006, a headline-making event that revealed the then-US congressman for Rhode Island had been abusing prescription drugs, including the painkiller OxyContin.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Patrick Kennedy, Democrat, US Senate, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Prison

Stars and Stripes

MRAPs, protecting GIs and effective procurement

Put another way, has the $45 billion to $50 billion invested in purchasing some 25,000 MRAPs - mine-resistant, ambush-protected troop-carrying vehicles - been worth it? Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, in speeches and in his book "Duty," pretty well set the public version of the story.

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Related Topix: National Defense University, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Military, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, US Army

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Free Republic

The Republican who has followed Ted Kennedy's path

It's a story that's been told before. After a failed bid for the White House, the long-serving senator returned to Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, John McCain, Republican, Folk, The Kennedys

Boston.com

NamesMFA acquires Jamie Wyeth portait of JFK

We've been looking forward for some time to the upcoming retrospective of Jamie Wyeth at the Museum of Fine Arts, fans as we are of Wyeth's unique brand of realism.

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Related Topix: Fine Arts, Arts, US News, US Senate, Democrat, us Travel

CNN

New numbers in cash battle in key Senate showdown

With four months to go until the midterm elections, the Democratic senator in a crucial contest that could decide the balance of power in the Senate, has just over $5 million in her campaign warchest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, 2012 Presidential Election, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Scott Brown, Republican, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government

Sat Jul 05, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Candidate Martha Coakley has turned over a new leaf

Martha Coakley acts like a different candidate than she did in 2010. Always considered well-informed and well-versed on the issues, she's now a little more glib, a little chattier, a little more engaging and comfortable when on the stump.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Scott Brown, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, New Bedford, MA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Examiner.com

What you need to know about Hobby Lobby and Religious Freedom Restoration Act

This week's Hobby Lobby decision has brought the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a law that most people never knew existed, into the spotlight.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Robert Byrd

Cape Cod Times

Blackout: July 3, 1967

Forty-seven years ago, a massive blackout plunged the Cape into darkness for eight hours.

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Related Topix: West-Barnstable, MA, Provincetown, MA, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

ItA s a story thatA s been told before. After a failed bid for the White House, the long-serving senator returned to Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Democrat, Hillary Clinton

Wed Jul 02, 2014

CNN

For Romney, this endorsement's close to home

When former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts began to seriously think about launching a campaign for the Senate in neighboring New Hampshire, "one of the first calls he made to talk about running was to Gov. Mitt Romney," a close advisor to Brown tells CNN.

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Related Topix: Scott Brown, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Democrat, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Instapundit.com

James Taranto Notes the New York Times' Inconsistency: "Three...

"Three years ago the Supreme Court threw away decades of precedent and watered down the religious liberty of all Americans.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Democrat, US News, Republican, US Politics, Orrin Hatch

Cato Institute

Hobby Lobby: Government Can't Violate Religious Liberties Willy-Nilly

By now you've no doubt heard that the Supreme Court ruled corporations can fire women who use birth control and that religion trumps all other values in constitutional jurisprudence.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

National Review Online

This Day in Liberal Judicial Activisma "July 1

2002 -Federal district judge Jed S. Rakoff rules that the federal death penalty is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Democrat, US News

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