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News about Dick Cheney continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

21 min ago | Daily Kos

Mitt Romney, party elder and statesman

After retreating from public view following his crushing loss to President Obama in the 2012 election, [Mitt] Romney has returned to the political stage, emerging as one of the Republican Party's most coveted stars, especially on the fundraising circuit, in the run-up to November's midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Scott Brown, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, George Bush

4 hrs ago | The Hill

How to fix the president's ballistic missile defense policy

In the wake of the Crimean crisis, a growing chorus of Republican lawmakers and conservative thinkers have called for a reassessment of the president's European missile defense policy.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, US Senate, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News

8 hrs ago | Hattiesburg American

Protect military

The mass shootings at Fort Hood, Texas, last week and the Washington Navy Yard last year have Congress all astir, arguing whether troops should be allowed to carry weapons on domestic military bases.

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Related Topix: Fort Hood, TX, US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, US Army, Fort Hood

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Nation

How Wall Street Money Is Driving Out the Last Populist House Republican

Congressman Walter Jones, a Republican who represents a wide swath of eastern North Carolina , might not strike you as a populist.

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Related Topix: Walter Jones, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Liberal Political News

Examiner.com

What makes Virginia so politically schizophrenic?

Senators Mark Warner and Tim Cain, both former Democratic governors of the Commonwealth of Virginia represent the people living in the 7th Congressional District where voters also elected Republican Eric Cantor as their representative to Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Immigration Reform, Virginia, Virginia Government

BroadwayWorld.com

Chris Wallace Signs Multi-Year Deal with FOX News

Fox News has re-signed Chris Wallace to a new multi-year deal where he will continue as the anchor and moderator of FOX News Sunday , announced Roger Ailes, Chairman and CEO of the network.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, News Corporation, Television, FOX News Network, Republican National Convention, Entertainment, George Bush

The Modesto Bee

Prop 8 lawyer's views on gay marriage evolving

FILE This Sept. 6, 2011 file photo shows Attorney Charles Cooper speaking in a courtroom during a California State Supreme Court hearing in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, San Francisco, CA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

National Public Radio

Prop 8 Lawyer's Views On Gay Marriage Evolving

The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California's ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush, W., Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican

The Washington Post

Book: Anti-gay-marriage lawyer plans daughtera s gay wedding

Lead attorney for proponents of Proposition 8, Charles J. Cooper argues during a hearing in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Dec. 6, 2010, in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican

Mother Jones

As a candidate, he touted a proposal to curb the influence of...

As a candidate, he touted a proposal to curb the influence of lobbyists and donors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, John McCain, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

Townhall

Obama and the Appeasement Myth

Hawks in the wild tend to be solitary creatures. But those in Washington, D.C., often appear in noisy flocks.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Strategic Defense Initiative, George Bush, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Columbia Journalism Review

Another Pulitzer for reporting classified info

The Pulitzer committee's decision to give its public service award this year to the Washington Post and the Guardian for their stories on government surveillance has elicited a few predictable reactions from those who believe that the source of the National Security Agency material - former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden - is not a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, New York, Associated Press, Publishing, Media, New Times, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat

Switched

Blake Farenthold Introduces Bill To Withhold Eric Holder's Paycheck

OCTOBER 04: Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas., speaks at a news conference with other House republican freshmen to call on the Senate to take up action on the budget passed in the House in April and also house passed bills that they say will spur job growth and reduce the deficit.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas

InformationWeek

"TheGoogleMaps & Me" - Copyright 2014 All rights reserved

The GooglePlex© has a history of catering to the whims of the "power brokers" - the word "ethics" is but an entry on their "spell-checker" cloud.

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The Huffington Post

Peter King: Rand Paul Would Be 'Disastrous' As President

Rep. Peter King is continuing his war of words against Sen. Rand Paul , warning Wednesday that a potential Paul presidency would be "disastrous."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Peter King, US House of Representatives, Drink, Coffee, James R. Clapper, Barack Obama

The Raw Story

9/11 truther Mike Ruppert kills himself after finishing his radio show

His death was announced Monday night in a Facebook post by the blogger and author Carolyn Baker, who assured her followers that Ruppert's death was "not a 'fake' suicide."

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Related Topix: David Rasche

Triple Pundit

Fuzzy Math on Pennsylvania Fracking Jobs

Incumbent Republican Gov. Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania has been campaigning for re-election on a platform that touts the 200,000 jobs created through his support for natural gas fracking, but the Pennsylvania fracking boom is not all that it's cracked up to be.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) Rob Christensen column [The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 16--Could this be former Vice President Dick Cheney's revenge for U.S. Rep. Walter Jones suggesting that he should rot in hell for his role in the Iraq War? Jones, the 3rd District Republican, outraged the neo-conservatives last year when he told a group in Raleigh: "Lyndon Johnson's probably rotting in hell right ... (more)

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Related Topix: Walter Jones, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Raleigh, NC, Immigration Reform, Public Relations

The Raw Story

Spanish judge defies pressure to scrap Guantanamo torture case against Bush

A Spanish judge on Tuesday defied pressure to scrap a probe into alleged torture in the U.S. prison camp in Guantanamo Bay which targets former U.S. president George W. Bush.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Guantanamo Bay, George Bush

Mediaite.com

WSJ Columnist: If GOP Nominates Rand Paul, They Deserve Another 'Landslide Defeat'

In a tongue-in-cheek column in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday , columnist Bret Stephens backed Sen. Rand Paul to be the Republican Party's next presidential nominee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Florida, Florida Government, Chris Christie, US Governors

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