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Will Lawmakers Respond to Alarms About Surveillance Powers in Next Congress?

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Amash tried to kill provision of intelligence bill that he says would allow White House to spy on any U.S. citizen without judicial permission.

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Is Drug Testing of Welfare Recipients a ‘War on Poor’?

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Plus: Michigan bill tied to welfare benefits proposes genetic testing to find fathers.

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Grubergate 2015: Subpoena Bringing Obamacare Adviser Back to Seek ‘Whole Truth’

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

But while Cummings supports Oversight subpoena in theory, he's upset it doesn't cover Romneycare years.

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Scott Walker to EPA: Take Your Clean Power Plan and Keep Walking

Monday, December 15th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

State legislatures tussle over reach of Environmental Protection Agency on their turf.

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Pro-Life Activist Seeking Buffer Zone Between Abortion Clinics and Schools

Friday, December 12th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Liberal activists say it would increase “abortion stigma” by equating the procedure with sexual deviancy.

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Gruber ‘Embarrassed and Sorry,’ But Not Willing to Show Committee the Money

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

What onetime Obamacare adviser said at hearing that GOPs are calling "deception at its highest form."

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Obama Pulling Staff Together to Process New Immigration Order as States Sue

Sunday, December 7th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

"It does not make sense for us to want to push talent out rather than make sure that they're staying here," president says.

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N.Y. Lawmaker: City ‘Leading the Revival’ of Jim Crow-Era ‘Occupation-Style Policing’

Friday, December 5th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Police union leader accuses mayor of throwing cops "under the bus" in wake of Garner decision.

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Landrieu’s Last Stand: Final Debate of the Undecided Senate Race

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Endangered incumbent questioned Cassidy’s honesty, which is tough to do in a state where one person’s corruption is another person’s tradition.

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Somebody’s Gotta Pay for Ferguson: Governor Wants Special Assembly Session

Monday, December 1st, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Nixon wants to keep National Guard and extra officers on the streets, but they'll need paychecks.

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Ohio Lawmakers Drive to Give Anonymity to Drug Makers Who Supply Death Row

Saturday, November 29th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

While some in Utah hope to bypass drug controversies with the firing squad.

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Who Has the Magic Plan to Stop New Jersey Exodus?

Saturday, November 29th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Christie opponent has plan to slash property taxes, with the pay-fors to be determined.

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Who’s Planning to Sue Obama Over Immigration?

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

It's not just the Lone Star State.

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Missouri Governor Summons More National Guard, Empanels Ferguson Commission

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Missouri Legislative Black Caucus has denounced Nixon's "militarization of the police."

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Gov. Cuomo Tells Everyone to Stay Home, Including Bills and Jets

Friday, November 21st, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Still another month to go before the official start of winter. Tell that to Buffalo.

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Texas, Michigan Lawmakers Say Religious Rights Not Protected in Gay Rights Efforts

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Some states have adopted constitutional language like one Texas legislator has drafted; some have blocked it.

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Begich Finally Concedes Alaska Senate Race

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Sullivan already went to Washington; Begich may be eyeing Murkowski challenge next.

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Tribe Says Construction of Keystone XL Over Their Land Would be ‘Act of War’

Monday, November 17th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Nebraska Public Service Commission lawsuit also hangs in the balance, further complicating pipeline route.

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Killer Shrimp, Flying Fish as Big as Teenagers: Great Lakes States Battle Invasive Species

Friday, November 14th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Could Killer Shrimp-Nado movie be next?

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Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe Pardons Son, Blames Bad Parenting

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Keeping it in the family on his way out of the door.

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Sullivan Wins Senate Seat in Alaska; Begich Refuses to Concede

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Incumbent Dem senator hopes the votes are there in uncounted or questioned ballots.

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Missouri Governor: ‘Violence Will Not be Tolerated’ After Grand Jury’s Verdict on Brown Case

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Nixon says more than 1,000 police officers have received additional training in advance of the decision.

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Gardner: Colorado Voters Rejected Udall’s ‘Social-Issues Warrior’ Campaign

Friday, November 7th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Gov. Hickenlooper hangs on to his job by a thin margin, maintains there was no GOP wave in state.

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A Split in Michigan: GOP Governor Keeps Seat, Dem Picks Up Levin’s Senate Seat

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

GOP had high hopes for Terri Lynn Land's campaign, which never quite found its footing.

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Iowa Doesn’t Have All the Fun: It’s 2016 in Michigan, Too

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 - by Rod Kackley

Clinton enjoying time far ahead of the Dem field; Paul takes aim on midterm campaign trail.

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