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'Fast Money' Panel Blasts President Obama's...

At the beginning of the July 24 edition of Fast Money , CNBC aired an exclusive interview of President Obama by the network's Steve Liesman focused primarily on taxes and tax reform, particularly the president's call to prevent large corporations from capitalizing on an "inversion" to lessen their federal tax bite.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Harold Ford

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Washington Post

Scandal overshadows Mont. senatora s moment to shine

Sen. John Walsh, right, and his son Michael leave the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, after a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with Vice President Joe Biden.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, Jon Tester, US Politics, Washington, DC, Joe Biden, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US National Guard, US Military

The Washington Post

Getting the politicians we deserve

There is a long tradition of academic dishonesty and misrepresentation in the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, US Senate, Democrat, John Walsh, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Newt Gingrich

Political Wire

Probably a Fatal Blow for Democrats in Montana

First Read sees the plagiarism scandal severely hurting Sen. John Walsh's ability to hold on to his seat for Democrats this fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal

RedState

Montana Senator John Walsh used plagiarism to get promoted

The Democrats knew retaining Max Baucus's Senate seat was going to be a challenge.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US National Guard, US Military, United States Army War College, US Air Force

ABC 33/40

Democrats stand by senator amid plagiarism claim

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Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, Death Penalty, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat

St. Petersburg Times

Montana senator says he had PTSD when he wrote thesis that contained plagiarism

Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, John Hickenlooper

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Montana US senator's thesis appears to plagiarize

A family spokeswoman says an Indiana teenager was killed when his plane crashed while trying to set a record for an around-the-world flight.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, United States Army War College, Rick Perry, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military

Yahoo!

Montana senator accused of plagiarizing thesis

Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Prison

Sister Toldjah

#MTsen: Who does John Walsh think he is? Joe Biden?

Well, this is embarrassing. The Democratic nominee for the seat once held by Max Baucus , who is now Ambassador to China, has been called out by no less than that arch-conservative rag The New York Times for plagiarizing his Army War College master's thesis : Democrats were thrilled when John Walsh of Montana was appointed to the United States ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines

Roll Call

Montana Senate: A Real Race or Simply Manufactured Buzz?

Almost simultaneously, two different memos appeared from Democratic pollsters insisting the Montana Senate race has closed and the outcome of the contest is very much in doubt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Jon Tester, Conrad Burns, US Senate, Democrat, Eric Cantor

Forbes.com

Yes, Congress Wanted Obamacare Subsidies. It Just Did A Terrible Job Of Saying That.

The dueling appeals-court decisions yesterday over Obamacare subsidies reflect a profound disagreement over how judges should interpret the law.

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Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, US Politics, Healthcare Industry

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Roll Call

Democrats Tout Walsh Bill to Bring Back Jobs a " Without Walsh

Politics is overtaking the Senate floor schedule again this week, with a vulnerable Democrat leading the charge on a bill to give tax breaks to employers who return jobs to the United States.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Examiner.com

At Netroots Sen. Murphy says ObamaCare is being implemented incrediblly well

At the Netroots Nation , in Detroit , Connecticut Democrat and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy said ObamaCare "is being implemented incredibly well."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Harry Reid

Wed Jul 16, 2014

UnionLeader.com

20140716-Day after IRS began targeting conservatives at urging of...

IRS union-member employees financed anti-Tea Party candidates, while they, in their official positions blocked, audited, or intimidated Tea Party and conservative groups and were urged to do so in letters from Senate Demats Chuck Schumer , Tom Udall , Al Franken , Max Baucus , Michael Bennet , Sheldon Whitehouse , Jeff Merkley , Jeanne Shaheen , ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Al Franken, Senator Michael Bennet

Stars and Stripes

Democrats ask US Navy for Zinke military records

Montana Democrats released a letter Wednesday asking for Republican U.S. House candidate Ryan Zinke's military records under the Freedom of Information Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Montana Government, Montana, US Military, US Navy, Prison

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Curbed

Politico Pads: Take a Look Inside Donald Rumsfeld's Classy $4.495M Home

This may look like an unremarkable federal rowhouse, but it currently belongs to two-time Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and it has finally hit the open market.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Real Estate

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Politico

Landmark tax evasion law kicks in

One of President Bill Clinton's most controversial acts was a last-minute pardon to infamous tax evader and oil king billionaire Marc Rich, listed among the FBI's Ten Most Wanted for years.

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

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Washington Post

Congressman Griffith worries that scrutiny of Puckett resignation politically motivated

A Republican congressman from southwest Virginia released a letter Tuesday questioning why federal authorities are exploring the controversial resignation of Phillip P. Puckett from the state Senate - saying others had left legislative posts under similar circumstances and faced no legal scrutiny.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative H. Morgan Griffith, Representative Parker Griffith, Democrat, US Senate

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Has Obama committed impeachable offenses?

Impeachment ? Not yet "He has, acting personally and through his subordinates and agents, endeavored to obtain from the Internal Revenue Service, in violation of the constitutional rights of citizens, confidential information contained in income tax returns for purposes not authorized by law, and to cause, in violation of the constitutional rights ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Lou Barletta, US Senate, Chuck Grassley, Democrat

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