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Ottawa wants companies to jointly train workers through Canada Job Grant

Ottawa wants companies to jointly train workers through Canada Job Grant | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Government says program is being designed to make it as flexible and accessible as possible (Ottawa wants companies to jointly train workers through Canada Job Grant another #epicfail for #harpergov http://t.co/uPi0SwaJ5F)...
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Speaker.gov | Speaker Boehner: “This Isn’t Some Damn Game”

Speaker.gov | Speaker Boehner: “This Isn’t Some Damn Game” | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
At a press conference w/GOP leaders, Boehner pointed to a senior administration official’s quote in The Wall Street Journal as further proof of the White House’s strategy to make the government shutdown as painful as possible on the American people.
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State Dept. to Congress: Don't Sanction Iran - Washington Free Beacon

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State Dept. to Congress: Don't Sanction Iran Washington Free Beacon A senior State Department official on Thursday urged members of Congress to hold off on sanctioning Iran while the Obama administration attempts to court the rogue...
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Conservatives say they need it in shutdown debate

R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Conservatives say they need it in shutdown debate | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Conservatives say they need it in the debate over how to end the government shutdown. (R-E-S-P-E-C-T!
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Day 3: Government shutdown drags on — MSNBC

Day 3: Government shutdown drags on — MSNBC | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to the media after a meeting at the White House with U.S. President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, ...
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Shutdown transforms White House operations, foreign policy outreach - Washington Post

Shutdown transforms White House operations, foreign policy outreach - Washington Post | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Shutdown transforms White House operations, foreign policy outreach Washington Post The White House is working with a skeleton crew as it engages in one of biggest political fights of Obama's presidency, curtailing its operations as it battles with...
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The most dangerous states in America - USA TODAY

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The most dangerous states in America
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You might think that going to California, Texas or New York exposes you to a lot of crime. But in fact it was Tennessee that had the nation's highest violent crime rate last year.
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A Canadian Journalist Dreams Of The Day When Her Country Final Merges With ... - Business Insider

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A Canadian Journalist Dreams Of The Day When Her Country Final Merges With ...
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The 30 richest members of Congress - Washington Post

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New York Daily News
The 30 richest members of Congress
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The wealthiest member of Congress is also its busiest watchdog.
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North Carolina's McCrory Delivers Cookies as Politics Shift - Bloomberg

North Carolina's McCrory Delivers Cookies as Politics Shift - Bloomberg | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
Politico North Carolina's McCrory Delivers Cookies as Politics Shift Bloomberg “There's been a lack of leadership from him all year and this just put it all into perspective,” Thomas Mills, a Democratic political consultant in Carrboro, said of the...
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How many days off do members of Congress take? - USA TODAY

How many days off do members of Congress take?
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Not because members of Congress work so hard, but because, officially, it's hard to tell if they are working at all.
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Obama tells CNN key decisions nearing on Syria, Egypt

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Obama in CNN interview says time is nearing for a potentially definitive U.S. response to alleged Syrian atrocities and violent military crackdown in Egypt. (In exclusive CNN interview, Obama says U.S.
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Education bus tour pulls Obama away from Mideast crises

Education bus tour pulls Obama away from Mideast crises | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
President Obama on Thursday will unveil a sweeping new plan for rating colleges based in part on affordability, with the goal of eventually linking those ratings to federal financial aid awards.  (#news #update Education bus tour pulls Obama away...
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Congress likely to give shutdown workers back pay

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View gallery WASHINGTON (AP) ?A partial government shutdown enters its fifth day, with Congress convening for a session that promises no progress in breaking (#hot #trending #news Congress likely to give shutdown workers back pay
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Frankenstein Goes to Congress - New York Times

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New York Times
Frankenstein Goes to Congress
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“Obamacare is the most dangerous piece of legislation ever passed in Congress. It is the most existential threat to our economy ...
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Iowa House Members Mirror GOP's National Divide

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U.S. Reps. Steve King and Tom Latham represent adjoining congressional districts in Iowa, and are devout Republicans. Yet in philosophy and style, they couldn't be further apart on how they approach fiscal matters and fight for their positions.
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Rand and McConnell caught talking strategy on hot mic [VIDEO ...

Rand and McConnell caught talking strategy on hot mic [VIDEO ... | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
The video, posted on YouTube, shows Paul, the state's junior senator, approaching McConnell, the Republican leader in the Senate, before McConnell was about to go on television from the Capitol.
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White House again rejects GOP call for deal on ... - The Daily Caller

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Politics. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (2nd L) speaks to the media, beside Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), following their meeting with U.S.
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GOP Rep. Cory Gardner's Claim That Obamacare Makes His Insurance Plan ... - Huffington Post

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GOP Rep. Cory Gardner's Claim That Obamacare Makes His Insurance Plan ...
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Towns, States Are Ponying Up to Keep National Parks Open - Wall Street Journal

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Towns, States Are Ponying Up to Keep National Parks Open
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The Arizona town of Tusayan, on the southern rim of the Grand Canyon, has 558 residents and 1,000 hotel rooms.
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Obama, Congress can’t find way to reopen government, but furloughed workers may not lose pay

Obama, Congress can’t find way to reopen government, but furloughed workers may not lose pay | Political Agendas | Scoop.it
RT @washingtonpost: BREAKING: House passes bill to pay federal workers http://t.co/lxcEanAhT5
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Obama's higher-ed plan can work without Congress - Washington Post (blog)

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Obama's higher-ed plan can work without Congress
Washington Post (blog)
The easy thing to do here is dismiss the whole effort because the Obama administration can't get anything through the divided Congress.
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Dumb Texas Governor Rick Perry Hates Obamacare, Would Like ...

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Oh hell yes. Coyote-shootin', painkiller-gobblin', can't remember three things in a row master debater with the super awesome hair Governor from Texas Rick Perry emerged from his closet today to beg for Obamacare money ...
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President Obama Explains His Plan to Combat Rising College Costs - The White House (blog)

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The White House (blog)
President Obama Explains His Plan to Combat Rising College Costs
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(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza).
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Pittenger rejects health plan for Congress members - Charlotte Observer

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Pittenger rejects health plan for Congress members Charlotte Observer Robert Pittenger says he won't participate in the health plan for members of Congress out of principle because it gives them subsidies for coverage under the federal health care...
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