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1 hr ago | Nanaimo Daily News

2 senior House Democrats pressing for larger inquiry into anti-union vote by Tenn. ...

Two House Democrats said Wednesday they are beginning their own inquiry into whether Tennessee state officials may have violated "or otherwise run afoul of" federal law by their alleged conduct ahead of a vote by workers at a Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, Tenn., that rejected a bid to be represented by the United Auto Workers union.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Bill Haslam, US Governors, George Miller, US House of Representatives, John Tierney

4 hrs ago | Long Island Business News

New York political leader Basil Paterson dies

Paterson served as a state senator, deputy New York City mayor and New York's first black secretary of state.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, US Politics, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, African-American

7 hrs ago | CBS Local

McFadden Takes Aim At Franken In Hockey TV Ad

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Mike McFadden is taking aim at Democratic incumbent Al Franken in a hockey-themed cable television ad.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, Weird

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WBUR-AM Boston

Congressional Challengers Raising Campaign Cash

Two challengers hoping to unseat incumbent Democratic Rep. John Tierney have been raising hefty sums of money during the first three months of the year.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, John Tierney, US News

CBS Local

Defend 'Obamacare' Unabashedly, Some Democrats Say

The outlook for the president's health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it's time for the party to openly embrace the law that Republicans consider their best campaign weapon.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, Health, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate

Star Tribune

ACLU sues to try to block Arkansas voter ID law before primary election next month

A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time statewide in the primary election next month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Arkansas, ACLU, Mike Beebe, US Governors

Long Island Business News

Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Sen. Markey to outline 'business plan' for state

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is planning to outline what he's calling his ''Massachusetts Business Plan'' during a speech in Boston today.

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Related Topix: Edward Markey, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Norwalk Citizen News

House Democrats' committee sitting on $40M fund

Donors gave more than $10 million in March to the committee tasked with electing House Democrats and helped it amass a $40 million fund to fight skepticism that Republicans can be ousted from their majority in November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Steve Israel

KBCI CBS 2

Wash. mudslide death toll rises to 37; flags lowered statewide

One more victim was recovered from the mudslide that hit the town of Oso, raising the death toll to 37, the Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Landslide, US Governors

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Canton Observer

Out-of-water survival craft at issue in House bill

Marine safety experts are angry about a House vote this month to change a provision of a law Congress adopted in 2010 to make travel on the water safer.

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Related Topix: US News, Boat Disaster, US Politics, Duncan Hunter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Garamendi, Elijah Cummings

ABC News

W.Va. Man Accused of Threatening US Senator

Federal prosecutors say a 49-year-old West Virginia man has been indicted on charges he threatened to kill U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Barboursville, WV

The Modesto Bee

Congress is giving states the transportation blues

This photo taken April 14, 2014 shows one section of the $500 million I-75 Phase II modernization project which is under way in Dayton, Ohio.

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

WAPT-TV Jackson

These races will determine control of the Senate

In the battle for the Senate, eight races could determine the balance of power. Democrats currently hold six of the seats while Republicans hold the other two, meaning that the Democrats must defend their territory -- a difficult task in a midterm election with a Democratic president who has low approval ratings.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Kay Hagan

MyFoxAtlanta

Feds charge woman in Hillary Clinton shoe-throw

Federal authorities have lodged two criminal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton while she gave a convention speech at a Las Vegas Strip resort.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Federal Prisons, Prison, US Secret Service

WCAX-TV Burlington

Congresswoman: 3,800 in New Hampshire owed refunds

U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter says an estimated 3,800 people in New Hampshire are owed more than $3 million in unclaimed tax refunds.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US News, Tax

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

IRS chief: New rule on the way for tax-exempt groups

The Internal Revenue Service is prepared to rewrite a proposed rule regulating the political activities of nonprofit groups to address complaints from the right and left that it goes too far, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Monday.

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Related Topix: Tax, Non-Profit, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, US Senate, Ron Wyden

Mon Apr 14, 2014

TheBostonChannel.com

Report: E-cigarettes appealing to kids

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Opinion

Northern Michigan News

Social Security halts effort to collect old debts

The Social Security Administration is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Barbara Mikulski

ABC News

Minnesota Joins States Raising Minimum Wage

Tens of thousands of Minnesota workers have big raises coming their way, courtesy of a new minimum wage law that Gov. Mark Dayton signed Monday, which will take the state from one of the nation's lowest rates to among the highest.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Minnesota, US Governors

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