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  1. New York political leader Basil Paterson diesRead the original story

    1 min ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Paterson served as a state senator, deputy New York City mayor and New York's first black secretary of state. He was among the influential "Gang of Four" that included former Mayor David Dinkins, former Manhattan Borough President Percy Sutton and Congressman Charles Rangel.


  2. GM to seek court protection against ignition lawsuitsRead the original story

    2 min ago | Lincoln Daily News

    G eneral Motors Co said it would ask a U.S. court to bar lawsuits related to actions before its 2009 bankruptcy, signaling a tougher stance toward legal claims stemming from its recent recall over faulty ignition switches.


  3. Who Said It: Putin or Obama?By Justin MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | The Daily Beast

    Putin: "Russia uses surveillance techniques for spying on individuals only with the sanction of a court order.


  4. Biden: I'll tell Obama first if I run in 2016Read the original story

    3 min ago | Central Ohio

    Vice President Biden says he hasn't decided whether to seek the presidency in 2016 -- and when he does he'll tell the incumbent about it first.


  5. Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Albany Times Union

    This April 15, 2013 file photo shows medical workers aid injured people following an explosion at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston.


  6. Ukraine, US work to reduce tensions with RussiaRead the original story

    4 min ago | The Review

    Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the U.S. prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest.


  7. Christie to Biden: Welcome to Instagram, Here's a Throwback ThursdayRead the original story

    4 min ago | Time

    Biden joined Instagram on Wednesday with a bang, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie now appears to be showing him the ropes.


  8. Obama praises Biden, but doesn't endorse for 2016Read the original story

    5 min ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    But Obama does say that Joe Biden "will go down as one of the finest vice presidents in history."


  9. Pope Francis's Challenge to the Evangelical-Catholic CoalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    I have other sheep that do not belong to this fold. I must bring them also, and they will listen to my voice.


  10. 'Democrats Gain Control of FTC With Terrell McSweeny Confirmation'Read the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | JD Supra

    On April 9, 2014, the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Terrell McSweeny to the Federal Trade Commission.


  11. GOP budget passed, austerity for working families, lowers taxes for the richRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 |

    The Republican controlled House of Representatives voted on the Paul Ryan budget today that will slash programs for seniors, low income families and the working poor by $5 trillion over the coming decade, while cutting tax rates for the rich.


  12. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    6 min ago |

    A minister who dressed like Jesus and presided over virgins he called the "maidens" faces 59 counts of criminal sexual conduct involving underage girls he allegedly abused for years at a Minnesota religious camp.


  13. Morning Politics: 'City Council Members Are Skittish'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The New York Observer

    The Nation reviewed Mayor Bill de Blasio 's first 100 days in office. "The good news is that city government is controlled by a progressive mayor who is actually sticking to many of his campaign promises," the publication writes.


  14. Rep. Suzan DelBene campaign releases 2014 first quarter fundraising totalsRead the original story

    7 min ago | The Bothell Reporter

    Starting 2014 with a significant level of momentum and broad support, Rep. Suzan DelBene announced April 15 that she has raised $297,640 in the first quarter of 2014 for her re-election campaign.


  15. Irresponsible spending on nuclear weapons infrastructureRead the original story

    7 min ago | The Hill

    Hundreds of millions of tax dollars have been wasted on U.S. nuclear weapons infrastructure-again.


  16. Sen. Warren Reveals In Memoir White House Wanted Her To Be...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | CBS Local

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., listens during a hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on May 21, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., reveals in her new memoir that the White House asked her to be a "cheerleader" for the consumer agency she helped to created.


  17. Legislative leaders split on need for special sessionRead the original story

    8 min ago | State Journal

    After nearing a compromise on a bill targeting heroin abuse at the 11th hour Tuesday, legislative leaders are split on whether Gov. Steve Beshear should call a special session on the effort.


  18. Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign liesRead the original story

    8 min ago |

    As political campaigns begin to heat up, the Supreme Court is deciding whether false accusations and mudslinging made during an election can be punished as a crime.


  19. Never met a tax hike he didn't like?Read the original story

    9 min ago | John Locke Foundation

    In contrast to Tuesday's discussion in Raleigh about the benefits of tax rate cuts for North Carolina families and businesses, we feature in this entry an assessment from Americans for Tax Reform about the Obama administration's record on taxes.


  20. Wall Street fund managers buy Milwaukee BucksRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | KAZR-FM Des Moines

    Hedge fund managers Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens are buying the National Basketball Association's Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million from businessman and former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl, becoming the latest Wall Street financiers to own a sports club.