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  1. Secret Service chief: It won't happen againRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Journal Gazette

    Hours later, reports emerged of yet another failure in Secret Service protocol, this time in President Barack Obama's presence.

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  2. Email This Article to a FriendRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | WHMI-FM Howell

    More than 100 people were in the audience to hear the candidates answer questions on a variety of topics. The match-up that perhaps garnered the most interest was between 53rd District Court Judge Theresa Brennan and Dennis Brewer, who is challenging her for the office.

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  3. Larry Craig ordered to pay up for bathroom arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    A federal judge in Washington D.C., has ordered former Idaho senator Larry Craig to repay the Treasury nearly $200,000 that he spent from his campaign account to cover legal fees resulting from his 2007 arrest in a Minneapolis airport bathroom. The Federal Election Commission argued it was an improper use of campaign funds for personal purposes.

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  4. Ethics panel says Rep. Petri may have broken rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | USA Today

    House ethics investigators have concluded there is substantial reason to believe Wisconsin Rep. Tom Petri violated conflict-of-interest rules prohibiting lawmakers from making personal profit from official actions. Ethics panel says Rep. Petri may have broken rules House ethics investigators have concluded there is substantial reason to believe Wisconsin Rep. Tom Petri violated conflict-of-interest rules prohibiting lawmakers from making personal profit from official actions.

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  5. Study: GOP gains advertising edge in four Senate battlegroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | USA Today

    A recent spurt of spending by outside groups has helped Republicans gain advertising advantages in four key Senate races, a new analysis by the Wesleyan Media Project shows. Republicans now have the edge in Iowa, Kentucky, Colorado and Alaska, according to the review of ads that aired between Sept.

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  6. Paradis says more must be done to fight Ebola; Cda contributes another $30MRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | 680News

    Canada contributed another $30 million to the fight against the Ebola outbreak in Africa on Thursday and welcomed a UN plan to co-ordinate the international response to the crisis. International Development Minister Christian Paradis said the new money will be channelled through the Canadian Red Cross and other agencies.

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  7. 2: Clinton to aid New Hampshire senatorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Arkansas Online

    Hillary Rodham Clinton is expected to help raise campaign cash for Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire.

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  8. Economy, foreign affairs at center of midterm electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | WBRZ

    President Barack Obama's escalating militarism in the Middle East has drowned out the economic pitch he hoped would help salvage a midterm election that has been favoring Republicans. But the airstrikes against Islamic State extremists have also introduced a new complicating factor into the fall campaign that is forcing both sides to reassess their closing political messages.

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  9. Details of presidential security breaches evolveRead the original story

    10 min ago | Boston Herald

    From left, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, Ralph Basham, a former Secret Service director, and Todd M. Keil, far right, a senior advisor with a private security firm, appear on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, before the House Oversight Committee as it examines details surrounding a security breach at the White House when a man climbed over a fence, sprinted across the north lawn and dash deep into the executive mansion before finally being subdued.

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  10. Christie today: Cemetery conference, then CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Asbury Park Press

    Gov. Chris Christie is the guest speaker at the National Catholic Cemetery Conference 's 65th annual convention, 10:30 a.m. at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus.

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  11. Armed Ex-Convict Allowed In Lift With ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Ananova

    President Barack Obama shared an elevator this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions, it has emerged. It was revealed just hours after the agency's chief, Julia Pierson, was rebuked by lawmakers for a security lapse that allowed a man carrying a knife to make it into the White House.

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  12. Secret Service boss still secretive about breach: Editorial cartoonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Cleveland.com

    Congressional Republicans and Democrats finally agree on something- The White House security breach and lack of full disclosure by the Secret Service is deplorable and disturbing. Secret Service director Julia Pierson was grilled by both Republican and Democrat members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Tuesday and responded as poorly as Secret Service officers on duty the day of the intruder breach and the 2011 shooting incident.

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  13. Airstrikes launched amid intelligence gapsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The Pentagon is grappling with significant intelligence gaps as it bombs Iraq and Syria, and it is operating under less restrictive targeting rules than those President Barack Obama imposed on the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan and Yemen, according to current and former U.S. officials. The U.S. military says its airstrikes have been discriminating and effective in disrupting an al-Qaida cell called the Khorasan Group and in halting the momentum of Islamic State militants.

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  14. Obama seeks traction on economy amid foreign testsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Stars and Stripes

    President Barack Obama's escalating military campaign in Iraq and Syria has drowned out the economic pitch he hoped would help salvage a midterm election that has been favoring Republicans. But the airstrikes against Islamic State extremists have also introduced a new complicating factor into the fall campaign, forcing both sides to reassess their closing political messages.

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  15. Halloween Costume Ideas 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Queercents

    An escape from today's economic reality may be one word that may actually help stimulate the economyHalloween which has turned out to be a retailers dream this year instead of last years nightmare. On average we are expected to spend around $66 each on costumes including all the decorations we are placing outside our homes which is up almost 20% from 2009.

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  16. Mary Landrieu: Bobby Jindal Has Put Louisiana Healthcare System "In Crisis" And "Serious Jeopardy"Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | BayouBuzz.com

    Yesterday, I interviewed Senator Mary Landrieu, who is now in the most consequential and closely-watched election of her career. We covered a wide range of issues and throughout the next several days, I will be publishing a series of articles here on CenLamar and with The Independent Monthly .

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  17. Transcript: Sen. Warren's Full NPR Interview On Financial RegulationRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | WNED

    "Who does Washington work for?" asked Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., after her bill that would let people refinance student debt was shot down in June. It was a question she came back to repeatedly in an NPR interview on the Goldman Sachs bailout and federal regulation of the financial sector.

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  18. U.S. Promises Action on U.N. Human Rights PrinciplesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Triple Pundit

    Last week, the U.S. State Department announced that the government would develop a National Action Plan to "promote and incentivize responsible business conduct," in line with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights . Once complete, the U.S. will join the U.K., the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy and Spain as the only states to have released National Action Plans on business and human rights .

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  19. Op-ed: What Barney Frank Still Gets Wrong on ENDARead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Advocate

    A few weeks back, Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin made news by issuing an apology to trans people everywhere during his keynote speech at the Southern Comfort convention. "So I am here today, at Southern Comfort, to deliver a message," Griffin said.

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  20. NJ voters give Obama lowest ever approval ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    President Barack Obama's job approvals number are at an all-time low, according to a new Monmouth University-Asbury Park Press poll released Wednesday. Among all New Jersey residents, 45 percent approve of the job the president is doing while 50 percent disapprove.

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