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  1. In Our View: Sessions Off Base on PotRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The Columbian

    If U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions intends to take aim on legalized marijuana in Washington and other states, he should at least employ facts and logic. Instead, while signaling a desire to use federal authority as a cudgel against marijuana operations, Sessions has chosen to weigh ideology more heavily than facts.


  2. US court delays deportation of Guatemalan immigrant in ConnecticutRead the original story

    10 min ago | World News Report

    The Associated Press HARTFORD - A U.S. appeals court has delayed the deportation of an immigrant from Guatemala with no criminal record who lives in Connecticut with his wife and two young children. Democratic U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy of Connecticut say the appeals court in New York granted a temporary stay of deportation for Joel Colindres on Thursday, the Here you can find useful examples and description about searching the news archive.


  3. New York Times on Palin Defamation Charge: We Were Pressed for TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Townhall

    Former Gov. Sarah Palin had nothing to do with Jared Lee Loughner's decision to target Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and shoot her in the head at a grocery store in Tucson, Arizona in 2011. Some media outlets tried to spin that narrative, though.


  4. Missouri's top Democrats call for senator to resign for 'I hope Trump is assassinated' postRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Anniston Star

    ... violence. The senator should resign." Lt. Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, and state Auditor Nicole Galloway, a Democrat, also called for Chappelle-Nadal's resignation. In an interview, Chappelle-Nadal acknowledged she wrote the offending line on her ...


  5. Why We Can't Have a System Like Canada'sRead the original story

    22 min ago | The Glittering Eye

    ... Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt, all Republicans, were able to come to an agreement with Sen. Ted Kennedy (Democrat of Masachusetts) and Democrats in the state legislature. Bipartisanship also meant that everyone was invested in the project, ...


  6. Is Trump's hatred of the media ruining his judgment?Read the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    What would possess the president of the United States, after he finally called out white supremacists Monday, to return a day later to the flimsy position that attracted so much criticism in the first place? Part of the answer is he hates the media and just can't stand to give reporters what they want - or admit he was wrong. "I think there's - it's almost like a counterintuitive thing with him, as it relates to the media," former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci told Stephen Colbert on Monday's "Late Show."


  7. N.J. congresswoman: No more excuses. Congress must censure President Trump | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago |

    I think of the lesson from Maya Angelou: "When people show you who they are - believe them the first time." What we saw in Charlottesville this weekend was more reminiscent of scenes of attack dogs and fire hoses from 1960's civil rights movement than we should expect in 2017.


  8. Democrats convinced Trump and Texas Legislature giving them winning pathRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Chron

    ... late-Gov. Ann Richards left the governor's mansion in 1995 - the state's last Democratic governor. In addition, no Democrat has won statewide office since 1994. And 2014 was a sharp reminder of how tough of a road they face. In the race for ...


  9. 50th Anniversary Flashback: Taking On GunsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | RollingStone

    In the wake of John Lennon's assassination, 'Rolling Stone' entered the fight for meaningful gun control. Four decades later, the battle rages on In 1980, the nation's gun-violence epidemic hit close to home for Rolling Stone when John Lennon was gunned down by Mark David Chapman.


  10. Longtime favorites or new blood?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

    If U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin prides himself on mentoring young Democratic candidates and building a "bench" of future officeolders, why is it okay for Secretary of State Jesse White to run for a sixth term and Attorney General Lisa Madigan a fifth? "I think both have demonstrated a real quality and competence in office," Durbin told WTAX News after Thursday's Democratic County Chairmen's Association brunch in Springfield. "I think about Jesse White and, but for his age, I will tell you, the man does a great job, his office runs well, and he serves the people."


  11. Violence prompts Congress to discuss militant threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KAZR-FM Des Moines

    ... Security Committee, Republican Michael McCaul, announced the Sept. 12 hearing in a letter to the panel's top Democrat, Bennie Thompson. The committee holds a hearing once a year, around the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, to discuss ...


  12. Women's Suffrage Leaders Left Out Black WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Teen Vogue

    In this piece, black feminist writer, editor, and critic Evette Dionne explains how many famous white people working for women's suffrage were actually racist, too. On November 8, 2016, when it seemed almost inevitable that Hillary Clinton would become America's first female president, white women flocked to Rochester, New York, to plaster their "I Voted" stickers to the voting booth as an homage to the suffrage movement, which secured white women's right to vote on August 18, 1920.


  13. The Brief: Get ready for the latest in Texas' redistricting battle todayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Texas Tribune

    ... 27 - represented by U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Corpus Christi - and Congressional District 35 - which Austin Democrat Lloyd Doggett represents. But regardless of whether it's lawmakers or the court drawing a new map, multiple congressional races ...


  14. Pelosi calls for removal of Confederate statues from CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... and Alexander Hamilton Stephens, the Confederate vice president, Georgia. Sen. Cory Booker, a New Jersey Democrat, announced earlier that he would be sponsoring legislation to remove Confederate statues from the Capitol. "You can't change history, ...


  15. Missouri Senator hopes Trump is assassinated, Ferguson superintendent arrested for fraud, and more.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KSGF-AM Springfield

    Missouri Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal: Missouri Democrat state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal posted on social media that she hopes that President Trump is assassinated. She then removed it, saying that she posted it, with her personal account, out of frustration.


  16. FCC Pledges Openness -- Just Don't Ask To See ComplaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wired

    Six months on, the agency is falling short of Pai's lofty goal in some key areas. Critics are especially concerned about the FCC's handling of complaints from the public about internet providers and the causes of a May 7 outage of the public-comments section of the agency's website.


  17. Enbridge pipeline in Minnesota brings protest, and a tribal liaison's 'abrupt' resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | City Pages

    Something needs to be done about Enbridge's aging Line 3 pipeline in northern Minnesota, which transports Canadian crude oil to Superior, Wisconsin. Corrosion and cracks have halved its capacity to move oil, and maintenance workers say patching leaks is like playing " whack-a-mole ."


  18. Josie Shaffer Joins BCPS Board of Ed to Bring Voices to the VotesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Keeping up her studies while being active in student government, local and national politics, philanthropy and the Jewish community seems a minor miracle in itself as Josie Shaffer takes on one more role: bringing student voices to the Baltimore County Board of Education. The exuberant 17-year-old Pikesville High senior was appointed recently to serve as the board's student member from July 2017 through June 2018.


  19. Friday's Morning Email: Two Terror Attacks Rock SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Switched

    THE AFTERMATH OF TWO DEADLY TERROR ATTACKS IN SPAIN At least 14 are dead and more than 100 injured after a van rammed into pedestrians in a popular tourist street in Barcelona morning in a " show of defiance ." Global stocks fell in light of the attacks and political upheaval in the U.S. And here's why President Donald Trump's quick response to the Barcelona attack amplifies the dissonance with his actions on Charlottesville.


  20. Federal grand jury indicts former aide to Debbie Wasserman SchultzRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Post-Standard

    In this May 24, 2017, file photo, House Budget Committee member Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla. questions Budget Director Mick Mulvaney on Capitol Hill in Washington during the committee's hearing on President Donald Trump's fiscal 2018 federal budget.