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RNC moves to punish controversial committeeman

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:06pm
But there's little the committee can do to force Michigan's Agema to resign.
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With end of Teamsters supervision, an era passes

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:05pm
The Justice Department concludes, in effect, that the union's bad old days are over.
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C.I.A. Officers Are Cleared in Senate Computer Search

The New York Times - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 9:01pm
The findings overturned the conclusions of the C.I.A. inspector general, who determined last year that five officers acted improperly when they searched files used by the Senate Intelligence Committee during its investigation of C.I.A. interrogations.






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DealBook: A Strategy in the Fight Over Dodd-Frank: Go Big

The New York Times - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:58pm
Instead of battling over incremental tinkering of existing rules, the Obama administration could call for a significant overhaul of the financial system, Jesse Eisinger writes in The Trade.
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15 injured when school bus overturns in North Carolina

FOX News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:53pm
A school bus carrying 45 students from a North Carolina middle school overturned Wednesday on a two-lane road, injuring 15 of the children, authorities said. None of the injuries appeared serious.
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National Briefing | Health: One Person Dies and Many Others Fall Ill After Saline Infusions

The New York Times - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:51pm
One person has died and many more were sickened after receiving infusions of a saline solution produced by Wallcur, a San Diego-based company, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.






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The real GOP split on immigration

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:48pm
The battle isn't in Washington. It's in the Midwest.
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Of course it is Islam

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:46pm
All this dancing around the obvious makes it impossible to take Islamic terrorists seriously on their own terms.
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Americans Pocketing What They Save on Gas, Retail Data Suggests

The New York Times - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:46pm
Even accounting for the decline in gas prices, the slump surprised analysts, suggesting consumers were saving more instead of spending.
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The myth behind defensive gun ownership

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:46pm
Guns are more likely to do harm than good.
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Christie: Odd man out?

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:44pm
Can the New Jersey governor catch up with Bush and Romney?
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National Briefing | Southwest: New Mexico: Albuquerque Police Kill Man Wearing Body Armor

The New York Times - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:44pm
Albuquerque police officers shot and killed a suspect on Tuesday who they said pulled a gun on them after a foot chase.






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Christie Tells Worried Backers There Is No Hurry for 2016

The New York Times - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:38pm
Gov. Chris Christie, believing that there is more than enough political money to go around, has delivered a surprising message to his top supporters and donors: Relax.






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House Measure Defies Obama on Immigrants

The New York Times - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:18pm
Some Republican members deserted their party to vote against a bill denying safeguards for undocumented immigrants, including the young known as Dreamers.






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Prosecutors recommend 10 to 16 years for witnesses against Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel

FOX News - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:09pm
Prosecutors in Chicago are recommending a lenient prison term of between 10 and 16 years for two drug cartel associates-turned-witnesses whose father is thought to have been killed in retribution.
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Man arrested for planning attack in US

CNBC - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:04pm
Ohio man claiming sympathy with Islamic State militants was arrested for a plot to attack the U.S. Capitol with guns and bombs.
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After Suspending Supplier, Chipotle Takes Pork Off Menu in 600 Stores

The New York Times - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 8:03pm
The unidentified meat supplier failed a routine audit to ensure that it met the company’s animal-welfare standards, causing a shortfall in the main ingredient in carnitas.
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Romney backlash intensifies

POLITICO - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 7:56pm
Conservatives argue he has too much baggage and the GOP needs a fresh face.
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West Virginia Withdraws Altered Climate Curriculum

The New York Times - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 7:53pm
The State Board of Education voted not to go ahead with revised standards that expressed doubt about widely held views of climate change.
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F.D.A. Approves Surgical Implant to Treat Obesity

The New York Times - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 7:46pm
The implant is the first to generate an intermittent electrical pulse that blocks nerve signals from the brain to the stomach, reducing hunger pangs.
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