US Senate Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. 'Georgy Girl' writer Margaret Forster has died. She was 77.Read the original story

    1 hr ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Bernie Sanders promises voters a "political revolution" that will fundamentally remake the American economy and its education and health care systems. Bernie Sanders promises voters a "political revolution" that will fundamentally remake the American economy and its education and health care systems.

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  2. Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat ZikaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine, develop diagnostic tests and improve support for low-income pregnant women.

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  3. Senator scrutinizes pharma links on government pain panelRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KNDU

    A high-ranking Senate Democrat is scrutinizing links between pharmaceutical companies and government advisers who recently criticized efforts to reduce painkiller prescribing. Sen. Ron Wyden says he has "a number of concerns" about how panelists were selected and screened for an advisory panel on pain issues that includes experts from government and outside organizations.

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  4. Cruz: Requiring women to enroll in military combat draft is 'nuts'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | UPI

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said the idea of requiring women to sign up for the draft for potential military combat is "nuts" ahead of a heated Republican showdown in the New Hampshire primaries. Cruz made the comment Sunday during a town hall speech in the small town of Peterborough, N.H. He referenced rivals former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush , New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio , who, during Saturday's Republican debate, said or suggested they supported women being required to enroll in the U.S. Selective Service program, which allows for draft eligibility.

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  5. Latest UML poll has Trump, Sanders holding steady in NHRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Home

    With just a day to go before the first-in-the-nation primary, two outsider candidates - businessman Donald Trump and Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders - have double-digit leads. Both candidates have held large leads with likely primary voters since the first day of tracking poll results were released.

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  6. Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Brown endorses ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Brown announced his endorsement for his fellow Democrat in an email to supporters on Monday, a day before the New Hampshire primary. Brown says the stakes are high and Marylanders need an ally in the White House.

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  7. Christie on Taxing Millionaires: 'Let N.J. Be the Canary in the Coal Mine'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

    "Let New Jersey be the canary in the coal mine" when it comes to raising taxes on millionaires, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said on Saturday. "It is a failed idea and a failed policy; it's class warfare.

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  8. The Latest: Trump ramps up NH schedule ahead of primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Item Extra

    " The Latest on the race for the White House with one day to go until the New Hampshire primary : Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has ramped up his schedule as he works to close the deal with New Hampshire voters the day before they head to the polls. Trump will be holding a rally at an Elks Lodge in Salem, followed by town halls in Manchester and Londonderry.

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  9. As New Hampshire primary looms, Hillary makes personal pitch to votersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    From a Michigan pulpit to New Hampshire's town halls, Hillary Clinton is working to establish a personal connection with voters as she faces an increasingly difficult struggle against Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination. Once a formidable front-runner, Clinton narrowly won Iowa's caucuses and has watched her national lead over Sanders begin to erode.

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  10. Bush Camp Hoping for Survival in New HampshireRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    The struggling Jeb Bush campaign believes he only needs to have a decent showing in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary to push ahead to the next crucial contest in South Carolina, Politico reports. "Jeb's network in South Carolina is just as strong as the other three candidates who are likely to survive," one unnamed Bush donor tells the news outlet.

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  11. Trump aims for New Hampshire win; rivals - including Kasich - aim to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    GOP front-runner Donald Trump is aiming for his first win in New Hampshire's fast-approaching primary, while rival Republican candidates, including Jeb Bush, said their campaigns will go on no matter what the outcome Tuesday. With the otherwise intense race for the White House seemingly toned down Sunday, it's easy to forget that this leadoff primary could be a make or break situation for several lagging campaigns.

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  12. Should Women Be Required to Sign Up for the Military Draft?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has ordered that all ground-combat jobs, including special-operations billets, be opened to women . All American men are required to register with Selective Service when they turn 18 years old.

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  13. Donald Trump Denounces Wasteful Pentagon Spending, Vows Great Defense W/No Additional SpendingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    For all the talk of Ted Cruz trying to reel in disappointed Rand Paul supporters, it just may be Donald Trump who ends up with a good chunk of them. At an appearance in New Hampshire, Trump went into full Tea Party Beast Mode, attacking virtually every aspect of government spending, including what President Eisenhower famously vilified as the "military-industrial complex": On defense, in a race in which all of his Republican rivals favor increasing military spending, Trump promised instead to go after waste and profiteering in the defense industry.

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  14. Clinton releases first Spanish-language adsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 4029TV.com

    Hillary Clinton's campaign released its first Spanish-language TV and radio ads on Friday, highlighting the former secretary of state's position on immigration reform ahead of Nevada's caucuses later this month. The ad, titled "Valentia" is the campaign's first Spanish-language ad in the Silver State and casts Clinton as a friend of Latinos at a time when Republican candidates are talking about deportation and denying undocumented immigrants a pathway to citizenship.

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  15. Marco Rubio's Debate Spinners Doing the World's Hardest JobRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Magazine

    But Rubio was not the only victim here. His advisers still have to put on a brave face and explain why Rubio won.

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  16. Bobby Jindal endorses Marco RubioRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    "Marco can unify our party. His optimistic message is bringing voters from across the party lines, from across different demographic groups," Jindal told Fox News' Greta Van Susteren.

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  17. Warren's hard choice in Dems' White House runRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsNet5

    Coveted but coy, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is staying painstakingly neutral in the Democratic presidential contest for now, frustrating supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders while awaiting the right moment to lay her considerable chits on the table. Both candidates would love to win the endorsement of the populist Warren, especially with the primary in next-door New Hampshire on Tuesday.

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  18. The Latest: Trump speaks to smaller group in Salem, NHRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

    The Latest on the race for the White House with one day to go until the New Hampshire primary : Trump is taking questions in an Elks Lodge in Salem, New Hampshire in front of a crowd of about 230 people. The billionaire businessman began by talking about the state's drug crisis, saying that obtaining heroin is now "cheaper than getting candy."

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  19. Cruz Makes Play for Libertarian Voters. Is Anybody Game?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cato Institute

    As he moved from evangelical Iowa to fiscally conservative New Hampshire, Sen. Ted Cruz didn't waste a minute in changing his tune. In his Iowa victory speech Cruz gave a shout-out to libertarians, who are thick on the ground in New Hampshire .

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  20. Obama asking Congress for funding to combat ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC2 Maryland

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