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  1. A look at the race to replace ex-Illinois Congressman SchockRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Five candidates - three Republicans and two Democrats - are vying to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, who resigned in March amid questions about his use of taxpayer and campaign funds. The winners of Tuesday's primaries will face off in a Sept.

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  2. Texas wants its gold back inside the state's bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KNDO

    Capri... . FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014 file photo,Texas State Representative Giovanni Capriglione speaks to second-grade students at Keller-Harvel Elementary in Keller, Texas.

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  3. GOP punts on Confederate symbolism in CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Hill

    House Republicans are struggling with the question of whether to remove the Confederate image from around the Capitol complex - and they seem in no hurry to commit themselves one way or another. Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson, the sole African-American member of the Mississippi delegation, introduced a resolution late last month that would authorize removal of any state flag on the House side of the Capitol containing a portion of the Confederate symbol.

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  4. Race to replace ex-Rep. Schock a classic GOP primary contestRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KRON 4

    This Jan. 19, 2014 photo provided by the Robert Mellon for Congress campaign, shows Democrat Robert Mellon in Quincy, Ill. Mellon is one of two Democrats and three Republicans running in a primary race Tuesday, July 7, 2015, to fill the vacant seat in Illinois' 18th District after the resignation of U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock.

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  5. A look at the race to replace ex-Illinois Congressman SchockRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | KRON 4

    Five candidates - three Republicans and two Democrats - are vying to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, who resigned in March amid questions about his use of taxpayer and campaign funds. The winners of Tuesday's primaries will face off in a Sept.

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  6. Study: Ga. teachers, state workers pay more for health careRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WBNS

    A new study finds teachers and state workers in Georgia are paying more for their health care than others covered by public-sector insurance plans. The report shows Georgia's state employees and teachers are paying more in out-of-pocket costs, including payroll deductions, than colleagues in surrounding states and those on the University System's health insurance plan.

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  7. Esty Reflects On People's Sacrifices As Nation Celebrates 4th Of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Danbury Daily Voice

    U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty is wishing her constituents in the Fifth District, including Danbury, a happy and safe Fourth of July as she honors the nation. "As we celebrate the birth of our great nation, let us do so with hearts full of gratitude.

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  8. Obama Honors Military Families, Cheers On Team USA In July 4 AddressRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    "On this most American of holidays, we remember that all who serve here at home and overseas represent what today's all about, and we remember that their families serve too. We are so grateful for their service and their sacrifice," he said.

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  9. 'Road Kill Cafe' revived in PembrokeRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    Bryan County Sheriff Clyde Smith, right , and retired Bryan County Probate Judge Hermon Butler, center, help prepare low-country boil Friday during a revival of the "Road Kill CafA ," a seasonal roadside feast the two helped create in the mid-1980s. Bryan County Sheriff Clyde Smith recently served up a suggestion to one of his best friends, retired Bryan County Probate Court Judge Hermon Butler.

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  10. New highway funding system neededRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Like so much else in Congress, lawmakers lurch from crisis to crisis when it comes to paying for the nation's infrastructure, especially our highways. A crisis is looming as the highway trust fund is set to run out of money next month.

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  11. Long before holiday weekend, Washington has long history of being on high alert for terror attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Fox News

    This was a problem considering the high-profile status of the locale, the history of the venue and its inherit potential threat to national security. Naturally, a crush of law enforcement and elite tactical teams descended hastily onto the scene. 2 comments

  12. Jindal poses with gun at campaign stop, met with online mockeryRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | WPXI

    Republican presidential candidate and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal posted a photo of himself holding and admiring a weapon while at a campaign stop in Iowa Friday. According to the company's Facebook page, CapArms is a veteran-owned company that manufactures ammunition, firearms and smokeless gunpowder.

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  13. Pentagon accused of dragging its feet on shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    In April 2014, the Department of Defense announced military recruits would start using athletic shoes 100 percent made and manufactured in America, in recognition of a law Congress passed in 1941 requiring the department to give preference to American-made goods. Over a year after the announcement, the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines have still not purchased a single sneaker that meets the exacting standards of the 1941 law, known as the Berry Amendment.

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  14. U.S. Senator: Strong Hand Needed To Deal With Putin, Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weekday Magazine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin always finds a pretext for his actions against neighboring countries, according to U.S. Senator Roger Wicker , who is also co-chair of the U.S. Helsinki Commission. In an interview with RFE/RL in Prague, he said Putin had used excuses to justify the "outrage that he's been perpetrating" in Ukraine, as well as his actions in South Ossetia, one of two breakaway regions of Georgia where Russia has intervened militarily on the side of separatists.

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  15. VA Whistleblower Tells Obama In Person To Pick A Permanent Inspector GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Caller

    Ryan Honl, a former VA employee and major whistleblower of the opioid overprescription scandal at Tomah, told President Barack Obama Thursday to choose a permanent inspector general for the beleaguered department. The interaction took place after Obama stepped off Air Force One in La Crosse, Wis., to discuss his recent executive order making more Americans eligible for overtime pay.

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  16. Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Restore Voting Rights ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Legislation that would retool and restore the Voting Rights Act was introduced in Congress on June 24. Sens. Patrick Leahy , Dick Durbin , and Chris Coons introduced the "Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015" in the Senate. Reps.

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  17. For At Least 4,000 Immigrants, This Independence Day Has Special MeaningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ThinkProgress

    As many as 4,000 immigrants are raising their right hands this week to take the citizenship oath, just in time to celebrate Independence Day. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services agency held more than 50 naturalization ceremonies spanning the country in locations as historic as Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia and the USS Midway in San Diego, CA, as well as in public libraries and city halls .

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  18. FDA taking on unapproved ear infection meds and Senate bill gives...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NOLA.com

    Rep. Garret Graves, R-Baton Rouge, says Export-Import Bank has been important to Louisiana's export-driven economy. who receive dialysis in advance of natural disasters, such as hurricanes, are significantly less likely to need an emergency department or hospitalization visit in the week following the disaster and less likely to die within 30 days of the disaster.

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  19. US Citizenship Naturalization today in KinstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCTI

    At 10 a.m. in the historic Harmony Hall, Kinston cardiologist Dr. Pradeep S. Arumugham, and U.S. Congressman Walter Jones gave remarks. Congressman Jones has participated in all 10 previous ceremonies since the first on on July 4, 2005.

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  20. ObamaCare win turns up heat on GOP presidential fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    ObamaCare's victory at the Supreme Court is putting new pressure on Republican presidential candidates to map out a replacement to the healthcare law - a task that has eluded the party for more than five years. With President Obama's law twice affirmed by the nation's high court, congressional Republicans now say a victory in 2016 is their best chance to tear down the statute and replace it with a GOP-favored alternative.

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