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  1. Democrats end 25-hour House floor protest over gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | SavannahNow

    In this image from video provided by House Television, House Speaker Paul Ryan stands at the podium as he brings the House into session Wednesday night, June 22, 2016, in Washington. Rebellious Democrats staged an extraordinary all-day sit-in on the House floor to demand votes on gun-control bills, shouting down Ryan when he attempted to restore order as their protest stretched into the night.

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  2. Senate leaders announce GMO labeling agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Star Tribune

    Leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee on Thursday announced agreement on what could become the nation's first mandatory national standard for labeling foods that contain genetically modified organisms - better known as GMOs. Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts, the Republican committee chairman, and Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow, the ranking Democrat, negotiated a compromise just ahead of the first mandatory state GMO labeling law taking effect in Vermont.

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  3. Columbus wins $50 million Smart Cities ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | CNN

    It wasn't the biggest city on the list. Or the one with the most tech cred. But Columbus, Ohio, just won $50 million for its plan to create the transit system of the future.

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  4. I'm a gun-toting Orlandoan for gun controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | She Knows

    I'm a Digital Marketing diva by day, caregiver and blogger for life. My main priorities are my family, and living the best life possible.

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  5. In this frame grab taken from AP video Georgia Rep. John Lewis leads...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WWLP

    The wife of a New York farmer whose body was found buried in manure has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for his sla

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  6. House Democrats sit-in over gun control vote ends on second dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Rebellious Democrats staged an extraordinary all-day sit-in on the House floor to demand votes on gun-control bills on June 22, 2016. Rebellious Democrats staged an extraordinary all-day sit-in on the House floor to demand votes on gun-control bills on June 22, 2016.

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  7. Democrats end House sit-in protest over gun controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WPMT-TV York

    "We must come back here on July 5th [when Congress returns to session] more determined than ever before," Lewis said. He also tweeted, "We got in trouble.

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  8. House Democrats end gun safety sit-in with vow to organize and mobilize for JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Daily Kos

    Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee, which is frightening.We must make sure his hateful rhetoric does not even... Sign if you agree: Presidents do not stop working in the final year of their term. Neither should the Senate.

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  9. Philadelphia congressman resigns following fraud convictionRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    U.S. Representative Chaka Fattah resigned from Congress on Thursday, two days after being convicted of orchestrating multiple frauds aimed at enriching himself and preserving his political career.

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  10. US Democrats end marathon gun control sit-inRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Democratic lawmakers pushing for tougher US gun control laws after the Orlando nightclub massacre ended a stunning 24-hour sit-in at Congress on Thursday. From left: House Assistant Minority Leader James Clyburn of S.C., Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif.

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  11. Dalai Lama asks Boulder crowd to become compassionate, develop "global sensibility"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Denver Post

    Tibet's Dalai Lama taught lessons in mindfulness and compassion to a rapt, sellout crowd at the University of Colorado on Thursday morning, before a second appearance in the afternoon, continuing a trip aimed at ensuring cultural survival. "We are same human beings, mentally, emotionally, physically," he said, looking at challenges "to build a healthy world, including the environment."

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  12. Congress on guns: doing nothing but faster than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Gillette News-Record

    On May 24, the House Appropriations Committee took up a proposal "to deny transfers of firearms to persons known or suspected to be engaged in conduct related to terrorism." In a party-line vote, Republicans defeated the plan 29 to 17. Nineteen days later, a man whom the FBI had investigated as a possible terrorist went into an Orlando nightclub and, claiming solidarity with the Islamic State, shot 49 people to death with weapons he bought legally.

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  13. Rubio re-election bid remakes Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Washington County News

    ... on the excesses of a president" --- even if real-estate mogul Donald Trump, the Republican nominee, is elected over Democrat Hillary Clinton. "The prospect of a Trump presidency is also worrisome to me. ... If he is elected, we will need senators ...

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  14. Democrats end their daylong House sit-in in protest over gun controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Indian Express

    ... in Orlando, even though Republicans adjourned the House and went home for a holiday break. Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the House, told Reuters lawmakers would now go back to their home districts to try to build support for legislation. Dramatic ...

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  15. US Rep. Fattah steps down after racketeering convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Democratic U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah resigned from Congress on Thursday, two days after his conviction in a Philadelphia racketeering case. Fattah, who served on the powerful Appropriations Committee during 11 terms in office, said he hastened his exit out of respect for House leadership and to avoid being a distraction.

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  16. Michigan veteran: Medal of Honor belongs to helicopter crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | TheCourier.com

    A Vietnam War helicopter pilot who will receive the nation's highest military honor for saving the lives of dozens of troops calls it a "great honor" that belongs to the entire helicopter crew.

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  17. Democrats End 25-Hour Plus Sit-In Protest to Demand Votes on Gun ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | TheBlaze.com

    ... was broadcast live to the world over social media. This photo provided by Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine shows Democrat members of Congress, including, front row, from left, Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., and Rep. Rosa ...

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  18. Wyden, Crapo press fight for wildfire funding fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho issued the following joint statement during a hearing Thursday before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on a draft wildfire funding bill: "The issue of fixing fire borrowing has been a bipartisan issue for as long as we all have been working on it. And so, before I ask my questions, I want to give a little perspective on behalf of Senator Crapo and myself.

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  19. Michigan veteran: Medal of Honor belongs to helicopter crewRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | CBS Atlanta

    The Latest on the murder trial of a Baltimore officer facing charges stemming from the death of a 25-year-old black man who was critically injured in police custody : The Latest on the acquittal of a Baltimore officer in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man whose neck was broken in police custody : New Mexico is suing the state of Colorado, saying its northern neighbor should be held responsible for the contamination from a massive mine waste spill last year as well as decades of toxic drainage from mines... New Mexico is suing the state of Colorado, saying its northern neighbor should be held responsible for the contamination from a massive mine waste spill last year as well as decades of toxic drainage from mines near the... A jury will soon decide whether a South Carolina mother who says she shot and killed her children because she thought they would be reincarnated in a ... (more)

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  20. Rebellious Democrats disrupt House, stage protest over gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... measures before lawmakers' weeklong break. (AP Photo) This photo provided by Rep.Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore. shows Democrat members of Congress, including, from left, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Mass., and Rep. John Lewis, ...

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