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Farm-state lawmakers returning home empty-handed

Farm-state lawmakers returning home empty-handed | United States Politics | Scoop.it

Farm-state members of Congress have campaigned for decades on the back of farm bills delivering election-season subsidies and other goodies to rural voters.

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Former Coworker 'Stunned' After MPR Fires Garrison Keillor

Former Coworker 'Stunned' After MPR Fires Garrison Keillor | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Sue Scott acted on "A Prairie Home Companion" with Garrison Keillor for 24 year
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Cadet Run Out of West Point After Accusing Army’s Star Quarterback of Rape

Cadet Run Out of West Point After Accusing Army’s Star Quarterback of Rape | United States Politics | Scoop.it
He was cleared by the school and the Army—and became captain of the football team. She says she was shamed by fellow cadets and disrespected by the academy’s leaders.
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Deal is sealed: Officials sign local agreement with Foxconn for $10B manufacturing complex

Deal is sealed: Officials sign local agreement with Foxconn for $10B manufacturing complex | United States Politics | Scoop.it
MOUNT PLEASANT -- Foxconn executives and officials from Racine County and Mount Pleasant signed a local development agreement that seals the deal on the company's $10 billion manufacturing complex.
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New Cold War? Iran Sends Warships to Gulf of Mexico

New Cold War? Iran Sends Warships to Gulf of Mexico | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Iran is looking to project its military power and establish ties abroad at a time when the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia have tried to isolate it.
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Tiffany Koehler | WI | Tiffany For Assembly

Tiffany Koehler | WI | Tiffany For Assembly | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Tiffany Koehler is a candidate for the Wisconsin's 58th assembly district. This district serves, West Bend, Slinger, Richfield, and Jackson.
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Paul Ryan: "Identity politics has gotten out of control in our country"

Paul Ryan: "Identity politics has gotten out of control in our country" | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The House speaker was reacting to President George W. Bush's remark a day earlier in which he said "bigotry seems emboldened"
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"This is an industry that's out of control"

"This is an industry that's out of control" | United States Politics | Scoop.it
A high-level DEA whistleblower says drug distributors knew they were fueling the opioid epidemic by shipping large quantities of the addictive medications to pain clinics and rogue pharmacies
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Tweet from New York Attorney General Schneiderman

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San Juan mayor: Trump is a 'hater-in-chief'

San Juan mayor: Trump is a 'hater-in-chief' | United States Politics | Scoop.it
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz criticized President Donald Trump Thursday, saying "rather than being a commander-in-chief, he's like a hater-in-chief."
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GOP's Collins not running for governor, will stay in Senate

GOP's Collins not running for governor, will stay in Senate | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins announced Friday that she's staying out of the governor's race because she believes she can do more good for Maine by staying in Washington.
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Planned Parenthood opening a new abortion clinic in Milwaukee

Planned Parenthood opening a new abortion clinic in Milwaukee | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The clinic will be the first such center the group has opened in Wisconsin in more than a decade.
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Trump is wild card in gun-control debate

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As rare, bipartisan momentum builds on Capitol Hill for a change to gun laws, the wild card in the debate might be the man in the White House.

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Vegas Shooter's Girlfriend Says He Would Lie in Bed Moaning, Screaming

Vegas Shooter's Girlfriend Says He Would Lie in Bed Moaning, Screaming | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Marilou Danley said Stephen Paddock would lie in bed, moaning and screaming, 'Oh my God,'" according to two former FBI officials.
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Garrison Keillor says MPR wrong to dismiss him without investigation

Garrison Keillor says MPR wrong to dismiss him without investigation | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The president of Minnesota Public Radio told employees the decision to cut ties with Garrison Keillor resulted from "multiple allegations."
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Microwave weapon could fry North Korean missile controls, say experts

Microwave weapon could fry North Korean missile controls, say experts | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The U.S. has microwave missiles that could fry the electronics of North Korea's missiles and control systems.
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Report: Robin Vos confronted John Kasich over Wisconsin redistricting position

Report: Robin Vos confronted John Kasich over Wisconsin redistricting position | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos swore at Ohio Gov. John Kasich and accused him of betraying the Republican Party, according to a report in New York Magazine.
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How The Clinton Campaign And DNC Are Connected To The Trump Dossier

How The Clinton Campaign And DNC Are Connected To The Trump Dossier | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The 35-page dossier alleges the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government.
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Robin Vos: GOP senators who struck budget deal with Scott Walker are "terrorists"

Robin Vos: GOP senators who struck budget deal with Scott Walker are "terrorists" | United States Politics | Scoop.it
"That's what they are," Vos said in a WISN-TV interview that aired Sunday morning. "You don't hold somebody hostage for your own personal needs."
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Town Hall Meetings - Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner

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Opioid law draws scrutiny after Trump's pick for drug czar steps aside

Opioid law draws scrutiny after Trump's pick for drug czar steps aside | United States Politics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's pick to be the nation's drug czar, Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., withdrew from consideration Tuesday after news reports focused attention on his role in pushing legislation that weakened the Drug Enforcement Administration's power to investigate bulk shipments of prescription opioids. Adding to the backlash, some members of Congress now say they will try t
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Latest N. Korea earthquake a sign of instability at nuclear test site-experts

Latest N. Korea earthquake a sign of instability at nuclear test site-experts | United States Politics | Scoop.it

A series of tremors and landslides near North Korea's nuclear test base likely mean the country's sixth and largest blast has destabilised the region, and the Punggye-ri nuclear site may not be used for much longer to test nuclear weapons, experts say.

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American Woman and Family Held for 5 Years in Afghanistan Freed From Militants

American Woman and Family Held for 5 Years in Afghanistan Freed From Militants | United States Politics | Scoop.it
An American woman, her Canadian husband and three children were held for five years in Afghanistan by a Taliban faction, the Haqqani network.
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Trump to end key ACA subsidies, a move that will threaten the law’s marketplaces

Trump to end key ACA subsidies, a move that will threaten the law’s marketplaces | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The decision on payments to help lower-income consumers could prompt health insurers to stop offering coverage.
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Marilou Danley, Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend, says she had no idea

Marilou Danley, Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend, says she had no idea | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The girlfriend of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock returned to the United States and said through her attorney Wednesday that Paddock gave no hint that he was planning the largest mass murder in the nation's modern history.
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Here are all the victims of the Las Vegas shooting

Here are all the victims of the Las Vegas shooting | United States Politics | Scoop.it
The massacre in Las Vegas killed 58 people and wounded 489 who were crowded together into one field, but those deaths have been felt across the entire continent.
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