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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:44am

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:44am

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.

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Wisconsin Governor To Sign Right-To-Work Bill Amid Protests

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:46pm

Scott Walker now says he will support a type of law that he told voters would not happen on his watch. The new bill would ban private sector employee union dues, but not those of other union workers.

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Wisconsin Governor To Sign Right-To-Work Bill Amid Protests

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 7:46pm

Scott Walker now says he will support a type of law that he told voters would not happen on his watch. The new bill would ban private sector employee union dues, but not those of other union workers.

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Rep. Boehner: House Has 'Done Its Job' On Homeland Security Funding

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:15am

House Speaker John Boehner says the ball is in the Senate's court to stave off a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, which is set to run out of money Friday.

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Rep. Boehner: House Has 'Done Its Job' On Homeland Security Funding

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:15am

House Speaker John Boehner says he's waiting for the Senate to act to stave off a shutdown for the Department of Homeland Security, which is slated to run out of money Friday.

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Netanyahu's Talk 'Destructive' To U.S.-Israel Ties, Susan Rice Says

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 9:07am

The national security adviser says the Republican invitation to Israel's prime minister to address Congress – and his acceptance of it – has "injected a degree of partisanship" into relations.

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Faces Runoff In April

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:02am

Mayor Rahm Emanuel fell short of the votes he needed to be re-elected during the city's non-partisan municipal election. He will face Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia in a runoff in early April.

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6 Years On, Is The Tea Party Here To Stay?

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:02am

Disillusionment with Wall Street, big political parties, big deficits and big government in general began even under Republican George W. Bush, but it took a hard turn after the election of 2008.

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GOP Will Try To Override Obama's Keystone XL Pipeline Veto

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:02am

President Obama issued his first veto of the new Congress. He rejected a measure approving construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. It's his third veto, but it's likely the start of a trend.

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Faces Runoff In April

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:02am

Emanuel fell short of the votes he needed to be re-elected during the city's non-partisan municipal election. He will face Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia in a runoff in early April.

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6 Years Ago At CPAC Meeting, The Tea Party Movement Ignited

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:02am

The Conservative Political Action Conference, known as CPAC for short, this week is in Washington, D.C., where among other activities it will celebrate the anniversary of the Tea Party.

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GOP Will Try To Override Obama's Keystone XL Pipeline Veto

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:02am

President Obama issued his first veto of the new Congress. He rejected a measure approving construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. It's his third veto, but it's likely the start of a trend.

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Faces Runoff In Re-Election Bid

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 9:26pm

The one-time White House chief of staff will face off against a longtime county commissioner in April.

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Tables Have Turned As Senate Barrels Toward Homeland Security Deadline

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 6:22pm

In many ways, nothing has changed from past funding deadlines. Except this time it's the Republicans howling at the Democrats for being the obstructionists.

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Little-Known Laws Help Sex Trafficking Victims Clear Criminal Records

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:38pm

"I'm not ever going to forget what I've done," says a woman once convicted of prostitution. "But, at the same time, I don't want it thrown in my face every time I'm trying to seek employment."

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Little-Known Laws Help Sex-Trafficking Victims Clear Criminal Records

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:38pm

"I'm not ever going to forget what I've done," says a woman once convicted of prostitution. "But, at the same time, I don't want it thrown in my face every time I'm trying to seek employment."

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Christie Delivers N.J. Budget Address Amid Fiscal Challenges

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:35pm

On Monday, a state court dealt a huge blow to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's administration's plans when it said the state couldn't continue to withhold payments to the state pension plan.

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Christie Delivers N.J. Budget Address Amid Fiscal Challenges

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:35pm

On Monday, a state court dealt a huge blow to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's administration's plans when it said the state couldn't continue to withhold payments to the state pension plan.

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Republicans Hope To Use Homeland Security Budget As Leverage On Immigration

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:16pm

Congress has a Friday midnight deadline to pass a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. But even though Republicans are now in charge of both chambers, the challenge of getting legislation through remains.

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