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Near-brawl breaks out at city council meeting to heal wounds between police and public after Ferguson unrest

A city council meeting in St. Louis turned ugly on Wednesday when the business manager of the city’s police union got into an altercation with people he called “anti-police radicals.” The board meeting was hosted to get public input on … Continue reading

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Texas lawmaker under fire for Facebook post on Muslim Capitol Day

A newly elected Texas state lawmaker is under fire for a divisive Facebook post asking Muslim visitors attending an event at the state capitol in Austin to pledge allegiance to the United States. The event, Texas Muslim Capitol Day, was … Continue reading

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Obama budget to propose spending lift for military, domestic programs

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s budget will call for an increase in U.S. domestic and military spending that would end spending caps known as ‘sequestration,’ a White House official said, setting up a new source of … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate panel advances Iran sanctions bill

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Banking Committee voted 18-4 on Thursday to advance a bill that would toughen sanctions on Iran if international negotiators fail to reach an agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program by the end … Continue reading

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Democrats set high bar for supporting Obama on trade

By David Lawder and Richard Cowan PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – Senior Democrats in the House of Representatives said on Thursday they would insist President Barack Obama provide hard evidence that proposed free trade deals will boost median U.S. incomes, laying out … Continue reading

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Keystone XL bill passes in Senate, faces Obama veto

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate passed a bill on Thursday to approve the long-pending Keystone XL oil pipeline, despite the White House saying earlier in the day that President Barack Obama would veto the measure. The Republican-led Senate passed … Continue reading

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If Hillary Clinton becomes president, Bill wants to be called ‘Adam’

Bill Clinton’s regular refrain when asked about his wife’s presidential aspirations is that he will be supportive of whatever she chooses to do. But by now, the former president has encountered the question enough times over the years that he’s … Continue reading

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If Hillary Clinton becomes president, Bill wants to be called ‘Adam’

Bill Clinton’s regular refrain when asked about his wife’s presidential aspirations is that he will be supportive of whatever she chooses to do. But by now, the former president has encountered the question enough times over the years that he’s … Continue reading

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Unlikely bedfellows unite on criminal justice reform

Only one issue in Washington right now could bring together the Koch brothers’ top lawyer, an environmental activist, the former head of the NRA and Sen. Al Franken. Criminal justice reform. In a city best known for dysfunction and discord, … Continue reading

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Unlikely bedfellows unite on criminal justice reform

Only one issue in Washington right now could bring together the Koch brothers’ top lawyer, an environmental activist, the former head of the NRA and Sen. Al Franken. Criminal justice reform. In a city best known for dysfunction and discord, … Continue reading

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