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  1. Obama's choice as ambassador to Mexico withdraws her nameRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WTVC

    A graduate of Stanford University and Berkeley Law School, Echaveste was deputy chief of staff and a presidential assistant during the Clinton administration. When Hillary Rodham Clinton was secretary of state, she appointed Echaveste a special representative to Bolivia.

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  2. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star-Telegram.com

    On Feb. 1, 1865, during the Civil War, Union forces led by Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman began the Carolinas Campaign as they invaded South Carolina.

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  3. Key-man system finds few fansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Heavy hitters in the Houston legal community called for an end to the state's grand jury selection system at a conference Saturday. Clay Conrad, a prominent criminal defense attorney, told a room of about 100 Houston area attorneys, prosecutors and journalists that Texas' current grand jury system, known as "key-man," no long serves its original purpose.

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  4. Off the booksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Journal Gazette

    Hoosiers last year used Indiana's free online library to search more than 125 million times for job information, home-school assignments, academic research and more.

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  5. Campaign-style rally welcomes PenceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Journal Gazette

    More than 250 people, most of them hospital staff, gathered in the auditorium to hear and applaud Pence's speech on the previous day's federal approval of the Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0. The state version of Medi-caid for low-income residents requires recipients to make payments to health savings accounts.

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  6. Matt Williams Super Bowl party raises more than $1 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    Before the party even started Saturday night, the Big Game, Big Give charity event had exceeded its $1 million fundraising goal. "I am so excited that Arizona has already done this.

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  7. 3 ways to level economic playing fieldRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    President Barack Obama recently extolled the virtues of what he called "middle-class economics" or "the idea that this country does best when everyone gets their fair shot, everyone does their fair share and everyone plays by the same set of rules." The president is on to something.

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  8. Congress gets busy on oil, gasRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    For the first time since Barack Obama became president, Republicans took control of the U.S. House and Senate, and they wasted no time in taking on some of the energy issues languishing in the Congress for years. Senators voted 62-36 on the bill to bypass the Obama administration's delaying tactics on the Keystone XL, only five short of the number needed to override a presidential veto, which is expected.

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  9. We should be grateful that the feds are looking at state, local politicosRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    Former Del. Phil Hamilton - who's doing 9 years in the federal pen for convictions on bribery and extortion charges - was right about something.

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  10. If immigrants win under Obama order, does someone have to lose?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | McClatchy

    And some might be harmed. So in heartland cities such as Fort Worth, Texas, and Kansas City, Mo., doubts linger about President Barack Obama's plans to grant work permits to more than 4 million immigrants living illegally in the United States.

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  11. Chris Christie goes to LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS News

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie gives the annual State of the State address on January 13, 2015 in Trenton, New Jersey. Gov. Chris Christie, R-New Jersey, heads across the pond to the United Kingdom on Sunday, a trip he says he's making to promote trade and investment between his state and its third-largest foreign trading partner.

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  12. Trade trip to Britain adds to Chris Christie's 2016 resumeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Sept. 4, 2014 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie walks off the dais after an event to sign a higher education agreement between New Jersey and Mexico, at the Secretariat of Public Education in Mexico City.

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  13. Atheist humorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    Although I am not an Atheist, I appreciate Atheist humor, I mean as a theist if you cannot laugh at yourself what good are you? A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find? Use a person's full name, without any title.

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  14. An Open Letter to Senator Elizabeth WarrenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    First let me begin by saying that I am a big fan of yours. I have read your book and I am impressed by your tenacity and passion for protecting the American middle class in the political arena.

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  15. Mitt Romney and His Decision Not to RunRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Commentary Magazine

    During the last few months of the 2012 presidential election, I took a leave of absence in order to work for Mitt Romney, after having gotten to know him in previous years. So I thought it might be worth offering some perspective on him in light of his decision not to run for the Republican nomination in 2016.

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  16. Romneya s exit unleashes race for donors among 2016 hopefulsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Chronicle

    Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney gestures as he campaigns Nov. 2, 2012, at Screen Machine Industries in Etna, Ohio. Romney will not run for president in 2016.

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  17. Obama budget sets up battle with GOP-controlled CongressRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Chronicle

    President Barack Obama speaks Jan. 21 at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. After a year of relative peace in Washington's budget battles, Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget Monday that needles Republicans with proposals for higher taxes on the wealthy and businesses to pay for education, public works projects and child care.

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  18. State investigating doctor, two others in Tomah VA caseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    The Department of Safety and Professional Services is investigating David Houlihan, who has been given the nickname "Candy Man" by some vets for his widespread distribution of painkillers. The state has opened an investigation of a doctor dubbed the "Candy Man" and two other individuals tied to the death of a patient at the Tomah VA Medical Center.

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  19. Just whose Internet is it? New federal rules may answer thatRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Chronicle

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler speaks during new conference Oct. 8 in Washington, D.C. Whose Internet is it anyway? Wheeler says heis keeping that question in mind as he pitches the biggest regulatory shake-up to the telecommunications industry since 1996, when people still used noisy modems and referred to the iinformation superhighwayi as a fun way to buy books or check the weather.

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  20. Chicago mayor wages lively campaign with no big challengersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Chronicle

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks to reporters after a mayoral debate Jan. 27 in Chicago. In his push for a second term, Emanuel has pulled in more than nine times more money than any of his challengers through fundraising and a PAC.

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