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  1. Make My DayTHE Problem with British Job TitlesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | American Reporter

    Somewhere in the godforsaken waters off Somalia, a rowboat with four pirates and a brave hostage aboard is holding off an American destroyer. A rowboat is a launch that has run out of gas, which is why it no longer merits the more elegant name.

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  2. Former MPAA spokeswoman Bedingfield moves to the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Business Journal

    ... for the election campaign for Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH). Bedingfield's former boss, MPAA Chairman and CEO Christopher Dodd , is a friend of Biden from their years together in the Senate, Deadline.com notes. Dodd said at the MPAA, Bedingfield was "a ...

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  3. What if Biden thinks he can win?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Washington Examiner

    Joe Biden is always half a step ahead of the conventional wisdom about his presidential plans. When it was widely assumed he wouldn't run , it was soon reported that he was at least thinking about it.

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  4. Film industry spokeswoman to be Biden's communications chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Bennington Banner

    Vice President Joe Biden has chosen a top film industry official and former spokeswoman for John Edwards' 2008 presidential campaign to be his new communications director, the White House said Monday. Kate Bedingfield joins the vice president's team just as Biden is seriously considering whether to run for president.

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  5. Make My DayTHE Problem with British Job TitlesRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | American Reporter

    Somewhere in the godforsaken waters off Somalia, a rowboat with four pirates and a brave hostage aboard is holding off an American destroyer. A rowboat is a launch that has run out of gas, which is why it no longer merits the more elegant name.

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  6. Conan O'Brien Rescues Longshot 2016 DemBy Asawin SuebsaengRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Daily Beast

    Last month, a Monmouth University poll showed that the former Rhode Island governor and Democratic presidential candidate had " registered no support "-as in he literally did not receive a single vote in the Democratic primary survey of 1,001 adults. On Wednesday night's episode of TBS's Conan , comedian and host Conan O'Brien announced that he was looking to change that.

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  7. An activist picks an issue, not a candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Boston.com

    I pick an important issue and try to discuss it with all the candidates, regardless of political party. It started in 1983, when I was working on the campaign to promote a US-USSR nuclear weapons freeze, and we involved former vice president Walter Mondale in a door-to-door canvas in Concord.

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  8. Frank Offers Frank Discussion on American PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    Described by his former colleague, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, as a person with a wit "quicker than Jon Stewart," a former Massachusetts Congressman told the faculty at Goodwin College on Wednesday about a seismic shift in American life, as chronicled in his recent memoir. Former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank told the crowd that he had been nervous about entering politics because he knew he was gay when he was 13 years old.

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  9. Make My DayTHE Problem with British Job TitlesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | American Reporter

    Somewhere in the godforsaken waters off Somalia, a rowboat with four pirates and a brave hostage aboard is holding off an American destroyer. A rowboat is a launch that has run out of gas, which is why it no longer merits the more elegant name.

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  10. Trump appears to oppose free speechRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | The Hill

    The Chinese government, earlier this year, threw a journalist in jail for having the audacity to leak pro-democracy, pro-free speech, pro-civil rights content.

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  11. Europe's Big Banks Are Fueling the Continent's Far-Right FascistsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | Common Dreams

    For a moment this summer, it appeared that Greece had cornered its creditors. In a hotly contested vote in which their European neighbors openly intervened, Greeks overwhelmingly voted to reject more austerity.

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  12. Where Are The Democratic Debates?Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Seeing the Forest

    ... University, Orangeburg, South Carolina. Present were Senator Joesph Biden, Senator Hillary Clinton, Senator Christopher Dodd, John Edwards, Mike Gravel, Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Senator Barack Obama, Governor William Richardson and the debate was ...

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  13. Reflections on Five Years of Dodd-FrankRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Sys-Con Media

    The Dodd-Frank Act -- first proposed by and named after former Senator Chris Dodd and Representative Barney Frank -- has seen its fair share of negative reviews. Critics assert that it's actually made things worse than the 2008 financial crisis it was aimed at fixing.

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  14. Make My DayTHE Problem with British Job TitlesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | American Reporter

    Somewhere in the godforsaken waters off Somalia, a rowboat with four pirates and a brave hostage aboard is holding off an American destroyer. A rowboat is a launch that has run out of gas, which is why it no longer merits the more elegant name.

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  15. After ACORN. Planned Parenthood?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Daily Kos

    A campaign of lies and deceit led to the defunding of ACORN and its disappearance from the scene. Falsified and selectively edited videos gave its enemies ammunition.

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  16. The Dodd-Frank era: Five years and countingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Rochester Business Journal

    Five years ago this month, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was approved by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama as a response to the 2008-09 financial institutions' bailout. Since that time, thousands of pages of new banking regulations have been written, with more yet to come.

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  17. Dodd-Frank at 5: Still controversialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Namesakes of the Dodd-Frank law in 2010: Chris Dodd, right, then a U.S. senator from Connecticut, and Barney Frank, then a representative from Massachusetts. It's been five years since the Dodd-Frank financial reforms were passed, and the law remains a source of partisan controversy.

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  18. 'Too Big to Fail' Is Still a Problem. Here's How D.C. Wants to End It.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | National Journal

    Leaders in the world of financial regulation talk about how to pick up where Dodd-Frank left off-or how to scrap the law and start over entirely. The scariest thing about addressing "too-big-to-fail" banks is that there's no dress rehearsal.

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  19. How Chris Dodd's MPAA Coordinated Attack On GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Crooks and Liars

    TechDirt has the scoop on this shocking/not shocking BFD of a story about Google and the Motion Picture Association of America: Earlier this month, we noted that the Hollywood studios were all resisting subpoenas from Google concerning their super cozy relationship with Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, whose highly questionable "investigation" of Google appeared to actually be run by the MPAA and the studios themselves. The entire "investigation" seemed to clearly be an attempt to mislead the public into believing that it was somehow illegal for Google's search engine to find stuff that people didn't like online .

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  20. Too big to fail remains, reforms languishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Day

    It has been five years since the approval of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Congress passed the act in response to the abusive trading practices that led to the financial collapse and the Great Recession, second only to the Great Depression in its scope and long-term consequences for the United States and world economies.

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