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Yesterday | Sunherald.com

JCS to tell Congress: Allow pay curbs or harm readiness

U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is giving the Joint Chiefs of Staff an unusual and potentially powerful opportunity to persuade senators they risk a readiness crisis if they don't take significant steps this year to slow growth in military compensation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Joe Wilson, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lindsey Graham, Susan Davis, US Military, US Air Force

Saturday | The Gazette

Pulitzer-winning series used as tool to lobby for change

Iraq War veteran Kris Goldsmith speaks at a news conference with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Michael Bennet, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Colorado

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Congressional races taking shape

Major-party candidates submitted petitions to run for seats in the 19th and 20th congressional districts.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Siena College, Cornell University

Thu Apr 17, 2014

National Public Radio

Hillary Clinton's Presidential Chess Board

Hillary Clinton's decision on whether to run for president in 2016 will ripple across the presidential candidate fields in both parties.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

Stars and Stripes

Allow pay curbs or harm readiness, Joint Chiefs expected to tell Congress

U.S. military Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians walk toward a blast pit after detonating four 500-pound bombs during a training event at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, March 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Joe Wilson, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lindsey Graham, Susan Davis, US Military, US Air Force

North County Public Radio

Growing pains for Glens Falls region

During her visit to Glens Falls yesterday, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand stopped by the campus of Adirondack Community College to meet with local economic development leaders.

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Related Topix: Glens Falls, NY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Warren County, NY, Washington County, NY, Warrensburg, NY

USA Today

Paid family leave hits a snag in states

After lobbying state by state for years, supporters of paid family leave say it's time for a federal solution.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California, California Government

The New York Observer

Morning Politics: 'City Council Members Are Skittish'

The Nation reviewed Mayor Bill de Blasio 's first 100 days in office. "The good news is that city government is controlled by a progressive mayor who is actually sticking to many of his campaign promises," the publication writes.

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

Watertown Daily Times

Sen. Gillibrand calls on USDA to declare agriculture disasters in...

U.S. Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand, D-N.Y., a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to declare an agricultural disaster in Lewis and St. Lawrence counties because of severe flooding.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, United States Department of Agriculture, Life, Food, Nutrition

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

North country threatened by flooding rivers

Flood waters continued to rise in St. Lawrence County Wednesday, causing more road and bridge closures and resulting in building evacuations.

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Related Topix: St Lawrence County, NY, Gouverneur, NY, Oswegatchie, NY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Agriculture, Science

Daily Kos

Bullies, Brutality and Bullets: Violence in America Prevails

An army general admits to sexual misconduct and other serious offenses and gets his wrist slapped while keeping his pension.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, UC Berkeley

Hudson Valley Press

Gillibrand Appointed to USMA at West Point Board of Visitors

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced that she has been appointed to the United States Military Academy at West Point Board of Visitors by Senator Carl Levin, the Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, United States Military Academy, Carl Levin

USA Today

Gillibrand demands more details on reassigned soldiers

The Army might be able to slow roll a reporter seeking details about the 588 soldiers removed from sensitive posts after the military's sexual assault scandal prompted them to be re-vetted.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Weather

USA Today

Military hotline aids sexual assault victimsMilitary hotline aids...

One of the first things you notice about the Pentagon's sexual assault support hotline is its non-military look.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, US Politics, Democrat

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Kos

Upstate NY Casino Debate - The Battle of Two Heavyweights: Jim Featherstonhaugh vs. David Flaum?

After voters statewide approved Proposition I last November, which authorized the New York State Legislature to grant up to seven full-scale casino licenses in certain selected zones, tension has brewed throughout the Albany-area and the Capital Region, which is one of the areas slated to receive a full-scale, Las Vegas-style casino in the near ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Albany, NY, THQ, Las Vegas, Video Games, Saratoga Springs, NY, Rochester, NY

Free Republic

Pentagon plans major review of military justice system

The Defense Department, under pressure from Congress to re-examine the way it handles sexual assault cases, announced Tuesday a comprehensive review of the entire military justice system.

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

BroadwayWorld.com

Cheyenne Jackson to Join Lance Horne for First Things Last at Rockwell Table & Stage Tonight

Special guest Cheyenne Jackson has joined the evening, in addition to previously announced Ricki Lake , Ashley Fink , Shane Jenek , Adam Kantor and Julie Garnye with special surprise stars.

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Related Topix: Cheyenne Jackson, Hairspray, The Ricki Lake Show, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Entertainment, Television, Ricki Lake, Drag, Pop/Rock, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

US News & World Report

Cuomo 'Does Not Play Nice With Other Democrats'

Many onlookers say New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo doesn't do enough to assist fellow Democratic candidates or party committees.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley, Ed Rendell

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Michael Barrett takes heavy flak for Capitol Hill testimony

Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Michael Barrett, who won medals for valor in the Gulf War and Iraq, is taking heavy fire from a different source.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Air Force

The Washington Post

Chelsea Clinton open to run for mayor -- or even U.S. Senate

Chelsea Clinton and husband Marc Mezvinsky listen to speakers during the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, World News

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