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Progressives call for replacing Al Franken with keith Ellison as support for resignation builds
Progressives aligned with the Bernie Sanders camp called for replacing disgraced Sen. Al Franken with a fellow Minnesota Democrat, Rep. Keith Ellison, as support grew… READ MORE
John James rises in Michigan Senate race after Fred Upton’s exit
Businessman and combat veteran John James has the inside track to the Republican nomination for Senate in Michigan after Rep. Fred Upton dropped plans to… READ MORE
Crews respond to 210,000-gallon oil spill from Keystone pipeline in South Dakota
LINCOLN — Cleanup crews responded Thursday to a 5,000-barrel oil spill from the Keystone pipeline in South Dakota just days before Nebraska officials announce the … READ MORE
Republicans see rising Dem odds in Alabama
Senate Republicans are increasingly concerned that the Alabama seat held by Sen. Luther Strange
(R) could be lost to Democrats.
They still hope that GOP… READ MORE
Newtown Families Seek to Hold Gun Maker Accountable in Connecticut Court
HARTFORD, Conn. (Reuters) – A lawyer for families who lost loved ones in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting told Connecticut’s highest court on Tuesday … READ MORE
Dismissed juror causes chaos at Menendez trial
After just one day of deliberations that started fresh with an alternate replacing a juror who left last week, the jury in the bribery trial… READ MORE
Bill Gates buys big chunk of land in Arizona to build ‘smart city’
PHOENIX – One of Bill Gates’ investment firms has spent $80 million to kickstart the development of a brand-new community in the far West Valley.… READ MORE
Colorado girl suing U.S. attorney general to legalize medical marijuana nationwide
LARKSPUR, Colo. — Alexis Bortell is hardly the first child whose family moved to Colorado for access to medical marijuana.
But the 12-year-old is the… READ MORE
Puerto Rico emergency management chief resigns
Puerto Rico’s top emergency management official resigned on Friday.
Abner Gomez, the director of the Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency, left the post on Friday… READ MORE
DC Council takes step towards placing statue of Marion Barry in front of Wilson Building
The DC Council has taken a large step towards placing a statue of former Mayor Marion Barry in front of its home.
In a meeting… READ MORE