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First in Hearts

Some have attempted to cut him down to size by portraying him as considerably less than a god, a privileged white landowner who advanced his...

New Sheriff Vernon Betts struggles with judges over staffing, budget ...

After St. Louis police officers make their weekend arrests, sheriff deputies on Mondays take the new inmates into a room at the City Justice Center...

The senator who had sex with a teen girl cost taxpayers at least $600K during investigation

Senators grappled with what to do during this time. Outspoken senators like former top Ottawa cop Vernon White denounced Meredith and made it clear he...

'There's Nothing Better Than a Scared, Rich Candidate'

... online-fund-raising experts, and social-media-analytics firms. Whole companies exist just to manufacture the throwaway trinkets campaigns hand out, from stress balls with a candidate's name...

Dietsch, Nyquist agree on issues, differ on funding plans in NH Senate debate

So said the two Democratic state Senate candidates Tuesday evening at a debate at Franklin Pierce University ahead of next week's primary. With six days...

Clinton enters fall with key advantages in White House race

There are bright spots for Republicans in the Senate contests. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio is running a campaign that mirrors Clinton's more than Trump's...

CPD's Johnson wants seven officers gone — KIRK's Trump motivation questioned — Dems pushing DURBIN to head ...

Kirk Stresses Importance Of Senate Vote Due To Unpopular Presidential Candidates,” by WBEZ Chicago's Tony Arnold: “Speaking with reporters at the Illinois State Fair, Kirk...

Morning Spin: Speaker Madigan predicts embattled auditor general will be 'vindicated'

Bruce Rauner will visit a high school in Mt. Vernon in the morning and sign bills related to the Department of Children and Family Services...

How foolish: Missouri convicts 22 for trespassing in state capitol in 2014

(blog) (blog)Tex Sample, of St. Paul School of Theology; and Vernon Howard, Jr., senior pastor at St. Mark Union Church and president of the...

Hillary Clinton's breakout moment at Wellesley College

Hillary Clinton's moment of glory at Wellesley College came when she mounted the stage at her commencement ceremony and took on a powerful Republican U.S.

Jim Bailey column: Conventions uncover inconvenient truths, misinformation

First lady Michelle Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with her recent speech. But she also sent supporters and skeptics alike scurrying to the fact...

30 Locations to Visit This Weekend: Take the DC Walking Tour

On the way, the tour passes the homes of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover and President Lyndon B. Johnson when he was a senator.

Shapiro: Dems home in on Martha'$ Vineyard

That Vineyard statement of support for a vacationing Bill Clinton — then caught up in the White House intern sex scandal — endured as a...

25 TV shows set in the White House, Congress, the Supreme Court or on the campaign trail

(blog) (blog)... or the Supreme Court. Sometimes the results have been sublime, as was the case with Cleveland native Hal Holbrook's Emmy-winning turn in...

In Trump, some Obama backers see a new champion of hope and ...

Eight years ago, they voted for the outsider, the excitingly different candidate who dared to say that the system wasn't working, the man who spoke...

National Roundup 08-02: Rubio and Christie VOice Criticism of Trump; Jackson Officials Accuse Agudah Leaders of ...

Chris Christie is stalling on resolving the Transportation Trust Fund crisis, which has prompted a month-long construction shut down, to help his chances in a...

Primary Day in Kansas, Washington, Michigan, Missouri

Politico - POLITICOPoliticoRepublicans senators stick with Trump — Some Dems eager to hit the trail with Bernie.and more »...

Malia Obama 'twerks' at Lollapalooza -

AOL News- and the internet goes wildAOL NewsThe first daughter ignited a bit of controversy this weekend when she chose to skip the Democratic National...

NJ DEMS cross the Delaware -

Politico- VEEPSTAKES losers again -- FULOP marriedPoliticoScott Garrett, requests the return of its money and commits to never supporting him again." — Senate President Stephen...

How Hillary Clinton became a politician

For only the second time in U.S. history, the Senate was set to vote on whether to remove an impeached president from office. But in...

Senate race begins on sour note

The legislative district was 99.6 percent white. There was some question about whether he met the residency ... It includes Allen, Beauregard and Vernon parishes.

Photos From the Archives: American Indian Movement through the years

31, 1989 file photo, Russell Means, who heads the American Indian Movement, (AIM) testifies before a special investigative committee of the Senate Select Committee on...

How Hillary Clinton became a politician

For only the second time in U.S. history, the Senate was set to vote on whether to remove an impeached president from office. But in...

The St. Louis American endorses …

There are many new, mostly young candidates running for office as change agents in 2016, and while we wholeheartedly welcome the participation of new, young...

SNEAK PEEK: Thrush podcast exclusive with Ted Cruz -

Politico- PAUL RYAN launches ad blitz -- TRUMP plans to name ...PoliticoWEEKEND WEDDINGS -- For Obama's Speechwriting Team, the Message Finally Got Through,” by Sarah...

The Millennial's Guide to Newt Gingrich

If you're encountering Gingrich for the first time this year, it might be easy to imagine that, with his mop of white hair and long...

Macau billionaire in U.N. bribe case to face January 2017 trial

U.S. District Judge Vernon Broderick in Manhattan set a Jan. 23, 2017, trial date for ... A 1998 U.S. Senate report said that from 1994-96,...

Clinton's new friend — and maybe VP

Though she'll hit the campaign trail with Tim Kaine on Thursday and has known him somewhat professionally over the years, she's rarely been in the...

Castile shooting revives legislative efforts to reform policing

“If the DFL takes the majority in the House, it's more likely to make some progress on this,” said Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Ron Latz,...

The Black Press Wants Facebook Regulated

(blog) (blog)While this is certainly a more difficult route to achieve desired results, it harkens back to what was done in 1827 with the...

Barrasso Opening Statement at SCIA Legislative Hearing

... Department of the Interior; the Honorable David Flute, chairman of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate; the Honorable Kasey Velasquez, vice chairman of the White Mountain...

SENATE gives rough reception to CHRISTIE TTF plan -- Governor's BRIDGEGATE phone missing, emails never turned ...

'TOM, THIS IS THE GOVERNOR CALLING' — “'No support' among Senate Republicans for Assembly TTF plan,” by POLITICO's Matt Friedman: “State Senate Democrats aren't the...

NEWSPAPERS collude to shame STATE into action -- FIRST LOOK at SENATE schools plan -- CLINTON's rough ...

The top 50 per pupil increases go to downstate urban districts like Decatur and Peoria, rural districts like Mt. Vernon and Centralia, suburban districts like...

Iowa Party Chairs

And then state conventions culminating very soon with the general election determining who controls, among other things, the Iowa General Assembly, the congressional delegation and...

5 things to know about today's Senate gun sales action

Mourners gathered Saturday in downtown Orlando to remember the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting. On Monday, the Senate will consider four bills that supporters...

Big Men on Campus: The Koch Brothers' University Donations Are a Veiled Political Weapon

Koch-backed conservatives are U.S. senators, governors, and state legislators, who, along with sympathetic public utility commissioners and other officials, enact a Koch agenda that slashes...

Big men on campus: The Koch brothers' university donations are a veiled political weapon

Koch-backed conservatives are U.S. senators, governors, and state legislators, who, along with sympathetic public utility commissioners and other officials, enact a Koch agenda that slashes...

Mitt Romney dresses up as a Mexican wrestler, flashes his dad bod for charity

Mitt Romney took charity-goers by surprise last week when he jumped into the boxing ring dressed as Mexican wrestler Nacho Libre at a charity function...

Ethics, lead testing deals announced in NY - The Journal News | LoHud.com

The Journal News | LoHud.comEthics, lead testing deals announced in NYThe Journal News | LoHud.comAssemblyman David Buchwald, D-White Plains, said the pension bill was an...

National Briefs: Man killed while holding boss hostage

WASHINGTON — Defying a White House veto threat, the Senate voted decisively Tuesday to approve a defense policy bill that authorizes $602 billion in military...

Cook's calendar: Books + Bourbon, Shrimp & Grits, Tea + Chocolate, and more food-related events

Tea & Chocolate with Evolution through Chocolate & J. Cottage, 6-7:30 p.m. June 22 at 302 Artisans at Senate's End. Enjoy an evening of teas...

Updated: In NH, Trump renews calls for suspension of Muslim immigration

Reacting to Trump's speech, Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta said, "Donald Trump's speech offered some disturbing insights into the dangers of a Trump White House.

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

... Capitol Hill to the White House. They include: . House District 99: Abby Finkenauer (incumbent) . House District 57: Shannon Lundgren . Iowa Senate...

Election season fully underway

After Republican Sen. Joni Ernst became the first woman in Iowa to win a federal office, Democrats chose former Lt. Gov. Patty Judge over three...

Election fallout: GOP changes may make top state issues more contentious

Term-limited Sen. Corey Brown of Gettysburg moved from the president pro tem chair to Senate Republican leader. In the closed-door Senate Republican caucus, Gary Cammack...

After Tuesday's primaries, a major shift in Republican ranks underway in Senate

Corey Brown, of Gettysburg, moved from the president pro tem chair to Senate Republican leader. In the closed-door Senate Republican caucus, Gary Cammack, of Union...

'Struggle continues' for Sanders

The New YorkerHarris, Sanchez advance in California Senate race: Democrats Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez will both advance to the general election in the race...

Judge wins Iowa Democratic Senate primary race

Judge defeated state Sen. Rob Hogg in the Democratic Senate race, with two lesser-known candidates trailing far behind. She will face a November matchup with...

June 7 primary preview: Republicans try to lock Democrats out of blue House seat in California

However, national Democrats and several labor groups have consolidated behind former Cedar Rapids City Councilor Monica Vernon. ... Ex-state Sen. Malcolm Graham lost to Adams...

Crimes of the War on Terror: Justice for Torturers?

Chilean Colonel Manuel Contreras, one of Condor's chief architects (who was then on the CIA payroll), met with CIA Deputy Director Vernon Walters four times.