The Lower Congress Sinks, The Higher Voter Turnout Might Be

The Lower Congress Sinks, The Higher Voter Turnout Might Be

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Could voter disdain for Congress motivate more people to turn out this November? Could be. A new Gallup study suggests ...

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Harry Reid Apologizes For Jokes At Asian-American Function

Harry Reid Apologizes For Jokes At Asian-American Function

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who has a history of insensitive and off-color remarks, apologized Friday for a pair of jokes he made befo ...

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Analysis: 6 Californias? GOP Probably Wouldn’t Be Helped By Bust-Up

Analysis: 6 Californias? GOP Probably Wouldn’t Be Helped By Bust-Up

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times As long as there have been state capitals, there have been people outside those capitals lamenting that lawmakers -- in Sacramento, Denver, D ...

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Disaster In Alaska? How Tuesday’s Primary Could Go Wrong For Republicans

Disaster In Alaska? How Tuesday’s Primary Could Go Wrong For Republicans

Alaska Republicans will head to the polls on Tuesday to select their candidate to oppose Democratic senator Mark Begich in November -- and could end up repeating a critical mistak ...

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Report: Majority Of Americans Don’t Want To Immediately Deport Refugee Children

Report: Majority Of Americans Don’t Want To Immediately Deport Refugee Children

Many politicians, including President Obama, have been adamant that the Central American migrant children who have crossed the border in recent months should be returned home as s ...

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Senator Vitter Report Claims Cancer Prevention, Wildlife Nonprofits Are Part Of Nefarious Cabal

Senator Vitter Report Claims Cancer Prevention, Wildlife Nonprofits Are Part Of Nefarious Cabal

by Lee Fang, Republic Report. Louisiana senator David Vitter made headlines with conservative websites in the last few days by releasing a report called "Chain of Environmental Co ...

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Senate Report On CIA Abuses Delayed By Fight Over Classified Data

Senate Report On CIA Abuses Delayed By Fight Over Classified Data

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- A long-awaited Senate report on the CIA's harsh interrogation of prisoners during the Bush administration will wait a whil ...

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CIA Improperly Accessed Senate Computers, Agency Finds

CIA Improperly Accessed Senate Computers, Agency Finds

By Jonathan S. Landay and Ali Watkins, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- CIA employees improperly accessed computers used by the Senate Intelligence Committee to compile a ...

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Colorado, Washington Senators Seek Uniform U.S. Guidelines On Recreational Pot

Colorado, Washington Senators Seek Uniform U.S. Guidelines On Recreational Pot

By Kyung M. Song, The Seattle Times SEATTLE -- Spurred by the recent Interior Department decision to block the use of federal irrigation water to cultivate marijuana, the four U.S ...

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