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  1. Arkansas lawmaker wants to strip Clintons' name from airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The largest and busiest airport in Arkansas would no longer be named after the only president and first lady from the state if a bill introduced in the legislature on Thursday succeeds. The legislation would prohibit public buildings or civil works from being named for anyone living or who served in public office in the 10 years prior to the structure's completion.

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  2. Florida mom pushes for change after she says son died from drinking...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFTV Orlando

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  3. In a shift, prominent congressional Republicans in short supply at CPACRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    Amid the sea of red "Make America Great Again" hats, blue "Socialism sucks" T-shirts and the marathon series of speeches and panel discussions featuring top White House advisers and other recognizable faces at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, there was something in much shorter supply: Republican members of Congress. Just one current U.S. senator spoke on Thursday at CPAC at the National Harbor complex in Oxon Hill, Maryland, with no others scheduled for the rest of the four-day gathering.

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  4. Cuba a year from getting new, non-Castro presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheCourier.com

    If all goes as expected, in exactly one year President Raul Castro will hand responsibility for Cuba's faltering economy and aging, disaffected population to a little-known, 57-year-old Communist Party official.

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  5. Senator meets with constituents, but tweets, photos barredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Tribune

    U.S. Sen. Jack Reed met with constituents on Thursday to discuss their concerns in a federal courthouse room where no photos, video recording or tweeting were allowed because of court rules. Reed, a Rhode Island Democrat, met with about 100 people in the jury assembly room at the courthouse in Providence amid days of other congressional members being scolded at town halls in videos posted online.

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  6. Out of power, Democrats hope to harness Trump resistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFMB-TV San Diego

    Out of power and looking for a way forward, Democrats are hoping to harness the energy of an opposition movement that has flourished since President Donald Trump took office. The ideal for the party is to use a disparate network of liberal and progressive groups - like the Facebook sensation that led to worldwide women's marches the day after Trump's inauguration - to drive voters to the polls in gubernatorial and special House elections this year and congressional midterms next year.

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  7. With new anti-Islamic State plan due next week, Pentagon considering troops in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    The top U.S. military officer declined repeatedly Thursday to rule out committing U.S. ground troops to battle the Islamic State in in Syria, stressing that the Pentagon will present President Donald Trump with "a full range of options" to combat the terror organization. Marine Gen.

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  8. As activism surges, Democrats struggle with next stepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    Average attendance at a Lexington Democratic Town Committee meeting used to be about 25 people. Now, it's more than tripled.

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  9. Nearly 1,200 attend Huffmana s town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times-Standard

    An estimated 1,200 people attended a town hall meeting put on by Rep. Jared Huffman to discuss local, state and national policies that affect the North Coast. While the meeting was originally set to take place in the Arcata High School Fine Arts Center, Huffman said the location had to be moved to the school's gym to accommodate for the number of people who RSVP'd.

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  10. The Rundown: Louisiana Legislature begins process of building next...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    From left, Sen. Neil Riser, R-Columbia, Rep. Pat Smith, D-Baton Rouge, and Rep. Regina Barrow, D-Baton Rouge, listen to Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne as he presents Gov. John Bel Edwards' Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Executive Budget proposal to them and other members of the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at the State Capitol. From left, Sen. Neil Riser, R-Columbia, Rep. Pat Smith, D-Baton Rouge, and Rep. Regina Barrow, D-Baton Rouge, listen to Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne as he presents Gov. John Bel Edwards' Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Executive Budget proposal to them and other members of the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at the State Capitol.

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  11. CAA Hosts Take Action Day With Sen. Kamala Harris, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    GOPer McCarthy faced a skeptical crowd when he advocated changes to health care policy, while former California Attorney General Harris was applauded by Richard Dreyfuss and Joshua Jackson as she suggested bringing Republican senators to L.A. to meet undocumented immigrants. Take Action Day, a daylong summit on political advocacy that included a full slate of speakers and activism stations for everything from making posters to phoning legislators We the People" series that was hung over the three-story atrium.

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  12. Ivanka Trump hosted lawmakers at White House last week for meeting on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Ivanka Trump hosted Republican members of Congress at the White House last week to discuss some of her personal legislative priorities - a childcare tax proposal and paid maternity leave, according to a White House official and a Senate GOP aide. It is unusual for the child of a president - with no formal role in her father's administration - to host a policy meeting with lawmakers inside the West Wing.

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  13. Yes, Mass Deportations Are Coming. And We Know Why.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    There are two main questions about President Donald Trump's recently issued immigration policies. First, is the administration embarking on a campaign of mass deportations of undocumented immigrants? Second, if so, why? Trump's executive orders on border security and immigration require aggressive deportations, which are facilitated by loosening definitions of criminal behavior and making it easier to affix the "criminal" label to almost any undocumented immigrant. 28 comments

  14. Exxon's New Chief Endorses Carbon Tax to Combat Climate ChangeRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    In his first blog post since succeeding Rex Tillerson, the new head of Exxon Mobil Corp. focused on climate change, calling for a carbon tax to discourage use of polluting fuels. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Darren Woods said a revenue-neutral carbon tax "would promote greater energy efficiency and the use of today's lower-carbon options, avoid further burdening the economy, and also provide incentives for markets to develop additional low-carbon energy solutions for the future."

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  15. Trump exposes the media as partisansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Examiner

    Love it or hate it, President Trump 's feud with the media has exposed one thing: The mainstream media is not and has never been objective. He's just willing to call them out for the partisans they have always been.

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  16. Caitlyn Jenner calls Trump transgender decision 'a disaster'Read the original story

    Yesterday | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Caitlyn Jenner is taking President Donald Trump to task for his administration's reversal of a directive on transgender access to public school bathrooms. Jenner addresses Trump in a video posted Thursday night on Twitter.

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  17. 5 candidates on Denton ISD school board ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Barack Obama was only months into his second presidential term the last time Denton ISD had an active school board election. This year, though, voters will get to choose between five candidates for two open board seats.

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  18. Stop Belittling The Holocaust With Your Stupid Nazi AnalogiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reason Magazine

    When the Associated Press dropped a breathless piece contending that the Trump administration was "considering" and "weighing" using 100,000 National Guard troops to help round up illegal immigrants, the media erupted into its usual hysterics. Soon, the White House denied it had ever considered the memo .

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  19. Pot-Shop Cop Reinstatement Gives Police Black EyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reason Magazine

    If you're wondering why police officers sometimes lose the trust of the communities they serve, forget about the overheated rhetoric from Black Lives Matter and focus instead on an ongoing local matter. Santa Ana, Calif., police raided the dispensary in 2015, accusing it of selling marijuana without a permit.

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  20. Top Trump adviser reportedly asked FBI official to dispute media story about RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, a White House official said late Thursday. The official said Priebus' request came after the FBI told the White House it believed a New York Times report last week describing those contacts was not accurate.

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