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  1. Former top media consultant Burke takes professorship at SHURead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | News Times

    Katie Burke, a top media consultant to politicians and government officials, has been named an executive in residence at Sacred Heart University. Photo: Autumn Driscoll / Hearst Connecticut Media Katie Burke, a top media consultant to politicians and government officials, has been named an executive in residence at Sacred Heart University.

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  2. Texas Attorney General indicted for felony securities fraud, prosecutor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Fox News

    A grand jury has indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on felony securities fraud charges that accuse the Republican of misleading investors before he became the state's top law enforcement officer, a special prosecutor said on Saturday. Kent Schaffer, a Houston defense attorney appointed by a judge to the case, told The New York Times that a Texas grand jury indicted Paxton on two counts of first-degree securities fraud and a lesser charge of not registering.

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  3. Tia Mitchell: Special sessions on redistricting could be...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    Lawmakers love to talk about how much they long to return to their districts during the months they're stuck in Tallahassee for legislative session. They say they miss their families, lose out on face time with constituents and aren't able to put in the hours needed at jobs that actually pay the bills.

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  4. Our View: a bipartisan plan for rational redistrictingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Tallmadge Express

    Thanks to the 2010 Census, when it came time to draw congressional boundaries, Portage and Summit counties ended up becoming poster children for gerrymandering. Portage County found itself in three congressional districts for the first time in history, and Summit County ended up in four.

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  5. Sunday Talk: Pure comedy goldRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Meet the Press : Raging Narcissist Donald Trump ; RNC Chair Reince Priebus ; DNC Chair/Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz ; "Brain Surgeon" Dr. Ben Carson ; Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey ; Face the Nation : Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee ; "Miracle on the Hudson" Pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger ; Former RNC Chair Ed Gillespie ; : Former FEC Commissioner Trevor Potter , Matea Gold , Steven Law and Julianna Goldman ; : Molly Ball , Ron Fournier , Dan Balz and Reihan Salam .

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  6. Who will pay price for VA shortfalls?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    Prior to the June 25 hearing on the state of VA's fiscal year 2015 budget in Washington, D.C., Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., reportedly released the following statement.

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  7. Obama's truth out of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bluffton Today

    In the midst of a visit to Africa, including Kenya, where Republican front-runner Donald Trump has insisted Obama was born, the president seems to have been liberated by events and circumstances to speak his true mind. Events include the Supreme Court's favorable rulings on the Affordable Care Act and same-sex marriage.

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  8. As political season heats up, Levesque gets fired upRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    Neil Levesque nods to a wall of political photos and memorabilia and he cracks a grin.

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  9. Prosecutor: Texas AG indicted for felony securities fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    In this Wednesday, July 29, 2015 file photo, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks during a hearing in Austin, Texas. On Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, Kent Schaffer, a special prosecutor, told the New York Times that Paxton has been indicted on felony charges that accuse the Republican of misleading investors before taking over as the state's top law enforcement officer.

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  10. Phony Constitutional AmendmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Townhall

    How do you know when a presidential candidate is being deceptive? No, silly, not when his or her lips are moving. Candidates often tell the truth -- like when they say they want your vote or your money.

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  11. Inland port will pay dividends for CobbRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    Cobb County is a long ways from the ocean, but guess what: We're about to enjoy the fruits of having an "inland port" right up the road near Dalton.

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  12. Don't rush to privatize Lynx: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    No one has done more than Congressman John Mica to upgrade transportation in Central Florida. In the past few years alone, he has leveraged his seniority and clout in Washington, D.C., to secure federal funding for SunRail, the Interstate 4 makeover, the Wekiva Parkway and the expansion of Orlando International Airport.

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  13. Is Rand Paul struggling because he isn't libertarian enough?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    This has been the week of articles painting a dismal portrait of Rand Paul's presidential campaign. His polling has slipped since the last time I wrote about this topic and his fundraising numbers, including super PACs, have been a major letdown.

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  14. Conservative donor Koch urges end to 'corporate cronyism'Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Billionaire industrialist and conservative political donor Charles Koch welcomed a group of roughly 450 like-minded fundraisers to one of his twice-annual conferences Saturday by challenging them to advocate for ending "corporate cronyism" - even if those policies help their businesses. Koch, who along with brother David has long pressed for a federal government that collects fewer taxes and issues fewer regulation, said cutting back special treatment for business is the first step to ending a "two-tiered society" and encouraging "principled entrepreneurship" "Where I believe we need to start in reforming welfare is eliminating welfare for the wealthy," Koch said.

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  15. Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama reaching out to themRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Day

    Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency - his fellow Democrats in Congress. A handful of key Democrats stepped forward to support the accord within hours of Obama's personal lobbying at the White House this past week, part of the administration's all-out campaign since the pact was announced July 14. Other Democrats have signaled they are leaning in favor and still others have remained undeclared, awaiting a vote in September.

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  16. Veterans Facing Homelessness Grill VA Officials with Tough Questions at ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    A heated war of words was exchanged between veterans facing homelessness and the federal department tasked with looking out for them during a conference in Cambridge Saturday morning. A number of Eastern Shore veterans who were once homeless but are now back on their feet are upset because in two months, they'll likely be homeless again.

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  17. Some Midwest farmers' crops falter in record rainsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    Corn damaged by record rains that repeatedly submerged fields, stands Friday in a field near Atlanta, Ind. Illinois and Indiana both saw record June rainfalls, and several other key farm states were also swamped by waves of rain that have set the stage for big crop losses this fall, with up to $500 million in corn and soybean losses projected in Indiana.

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  18. Hastert closes PAC, moves $10,000 to defense fundRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    CHICAGO – Federal election records indicate that former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has closed his political action committee and moved $10,000 of the money to his legal defense fund. The Chicago Tribune reported Federal Election Commission records show the indicted Illinois politician closed his Keep Our Mission PAC on June 30 and moved $10,000 to the J. Dennis Hastert Defense Trust.

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  19. Chicago preliminary budget estimate shows huge shortfallRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    CHICAGO – A preliminary budget released by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel shows a gaping budget shortfall for 2016 that could grow to $754 million and beyond – a total that is so high that the mayor might be forced to raise property taxes. The budget estimates released Friday by the mayor's office paints a bleak picture for Chicago that will get even worse if the struggle over police and fire pension funds don't go the city's way.

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  20. What Is Cities for Citizenship?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | News Max

    Cities for Citizenship is an urban initiative that aims to register legal permanent aliens as U.S. citizens through citizenship programs. The program is chaired by the mayors of the three largest cities in America, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago, Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles, and Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City, according to the initiative's website .

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