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  1. Tax conformity bill headed to governor's desk - Mon, 08 Feb 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Idaho Senate has approved legislation to bring the state's tax code in line with federal rules, a move estimated to cost Idaho roughly $46 million over two years. The Senate voted 33-2 on Monday to send the bill to Gov. Butch Otter's desk for his signature BOISE - The Idaho Senate has approved legislation to bring the state's tax code in line with federal rules, a move estimated to cost Idaho roughly $46 million over two years.

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  2. Inslee blasts Senate Republicans for Cabinet ousterRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | TheMonitor.com

    Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday blasted Senate Republicans for ousting the head of the Department of Transportation, calling the surprise vote on the Senate floor "an election-year stunt." "They need to pull out of this dive and help us find solutions to our challenges," he said at a news conference.

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  3. Donald Trump boasts he's tough enough to reject Syrian refugee...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Salon

    At the height of the GOP fear-mongering over the arrival of Syrian refugees to the United States late last year, several Republican governors moved to block the relocation of war ravished refugees into their states. One such governor was Indiana's Mike Pence , who turned away a Syrian family en route, forcing a last minute diversion to Connecticut.

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  4. Randy Forbes Switches Virginia Districts for 2016 RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Roll Call

    Facing a redrawn 4th District much friendlier to Democrats, Virginia Republican Rep. J. Randy Forbes has decided to run for the 2nd District, currently held by retiring Rep. Scott Rigell . Forbes, chairman of the Seapower and Projection Forces subcommittee of the Armed Services Committee, made national security the focus of his Monday announcement streamed live on his Facebook page , arguing that his place on the committee is good for Virginia and the military.

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  5. GOP Debate Viewership Nearly Twice That Of Democratic DebatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Daily Caller

    Republican presidential candidate and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina responds to a question as she debates with former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, former Texas Governor Rick Perry, former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum and former New York Governor George Pataki at a Fox-sponsored forum for lower polling candidates held before the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland, Ohio, Aug. 6, 2015. According to an analysis by National Journal, the average debate viewership for GOP debates this election cycle has been 17.5 million, while Democrat debates have received an average of 9.4 million sets of eyes.

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  6. Senator cracks down on sports gear manufacturers claiming concussion reductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    In light of Super Bowl 50, a group of Senators has introduced legislation to combat false safety claims from sports gear companies. The Senators say that false advertising has put young athletes at high risk.

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  7. Duckworth Blames Kirk for Radicalized MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Roll Call

    Duckworth implied that statements made by her potential Republican opponent cause Muslims to be radicalized. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., implied that politicians like incumbent Republican Sen. Mark Kirk may be responsible for radicalization of young Muslims.

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  8. Republicans abandon all pretense of respecting President Obama, refuse to hear his budget proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Kos

    Congressional Republicans aren't even going to be making a show of being the loyal opposition, or bothering to resemble a responsible governing party any more. In this election year, the last year of President Obama's final term in office, they're plumbing the depths of their petty and disrespectful relationship with the president.

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  9. The Latest: SC gets burst of Trump ads this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Myrtle Beach Online

    Republican presidential candidate New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at a town hall-style campaign event at Hampton Academy, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Hampton, N.H. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign stop at Great Bay Community College, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Portsmouth, N.H. A man holds a photograph of Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush as Bush greets people after a campaign event in Salem, N.H., Sunday Feb. 7, 2016.

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  10. Democrats decry GOP's 'disrespectful' snub of Obama budget chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Washington Examiner

    President Obama's budget won't be released until Tuesday, but budget-week trash-talking got off to an early start Monday when Democrats knocked the decision by the Republican Budget Committee chairmen not to hold hearings with the president's budget director. In a letter sent Monday morning to House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, R-Ga., the Democratic members of the committee said that Price was "disrespectful" to forgo the traditional post-budget hearing with Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan.

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  11. Lawmaker: Reinstated VA bureaucrat to get 'do-nothing' jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Washington Examiner

    One of the officials relieved of her duties following the Department of Veterans Affairs scandal in 2014 will probably receive a "do-nothing job" after a federal panel concluded she was wrongfully punished, according to the chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs committee. "This is yet another MSPB ruling that defies common sense," Chairman Jeff Miller said in a Monday statement, referring to the Merit Systems Protection Board.

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  12. New Hampshire Celebrates A Century Of Voting FirstRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    At midnight Tuesday the residents of tiny Dixville Notch, N.H., will welcome camera crews for the quadrennial ritual of casting the first votes in the nation's first presidential primary. The remote town near the Canadian border is so small that it has only a roomful of registered voters and zero racial diversity.

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  13. Senate Bill Cracks Down on Concussion Reduction ClaimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    In light of Super Bowl 50, a group of U.S. senators has introduced legislation to combat false safety claims from sports gear companies. The senators say that such advertising has put young athletes at high risk and they won't stop working to make sure that concussion education improves nationwide, especially among younger athletes.

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  14. Ex-Clinton speechwriter seeks New Jersey congressional seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | New Jersey Herald

    A former speechwriter for President Bill Clinton and Microsoft executive says he is running for Congress as a Democrat to oust Republican incumbent Rep. Scott Garrett in northern New Jersey. Gottheimer, 40, has $1.3 million on hand for his run, less than Garrett's $2.4 million.

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  15. Timing is everything: Obamaa s budget same day as NH primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | DigitalBURG

    The main thing to know about President Barack Obama's final, $4 trillion budget is that it comes on the same day as the New Hampshire primary, ensuring it gets minimal attention with all the focus on the White House contenders. The timing cements the impression that Obama realizes a Republican-led Congress is unlikely to embrace his spending priorities.

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  16. Pressure Mounts on Loretta Lynch to Step Aside in Clinton Email ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | News Max

    Top Republicans are reportedly ramping up pressure for a special prosecutor to evaluate the investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, questioning whether Attorney General Loretta Lynch can be a neutral arbiter. No. 2 Senate Republican John Cornyn of Texas - who has long doubted Lynch's neutrality in the case - last week repeated his call for a special prosecutor "because of the conflict of interest by asking Attorney General Lynch to investigate and perhaps even prosecute somebody in the Obama administration," The Hill reports.

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  17. Travel fund for Kasich security tops $350KRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Toledo Blade

    The cost of Ohio Gov. John Kasich's security detail has skyrocketed since the Republican governor began running for president last year. Out-of-state travel spending from the Ohio State Highway Patrol's non-highway enforcement fund has trended upward from just under $17,000 during Kasich's first full year in office to more than $350,000 this fiscal year, according to records available through Ohio's online checkbook.

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  18. State Governor Best Experience for PresidencyRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Gallup.com

    Almost three in four U.S. adults -- 72% -- say that governing a state provides excellent or good preparation for someone to be an effective president. This number is slightly higher than the percentages who say the same about being in the U.S. Senate or House of Representatives or serving as secretary of state .

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  19. Randy Forbes to run in different district thanks to new mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Washington Post

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  20. Dr. Feelgood Does IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | MTV

    Ben Carson is having a bad night of it on the GOP debate stage. It's four days before the Iowa caucuses, and seven candidates are facing off in Des Moines to make one last pitch before the primary's first results come in.

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