December 2009

Obama vetoes first legislation of his term, a stopgap, just-in-case bill for … - Los Angeles Times


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Obama vetoes first legislation of his term, a stopgap, just-in-case bill for
Los Angeles Times
By AP HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama has rejected his first piece of legislation from Congress, a stopgap spending bill that never had to take effect. The White House on Wednesday said Obama exercised his right to send back to the Capitol a
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GOP’s closed-primary plan may violate RI, not US law - Boston Globe

GOP's closed-primary plan may violate RI, not US law
Boston Globe
AP / December 31, 2009 PROVIDENCE - A proposal to close the Republican primary to nonmembers appears to run afoul of state law, the Rhode Island secretary of state's office said yesterday, but party leaders and election specialists say
Monday is deadline to file in 2010 primariesSealy News
Another 3-way race emerges in primaryHuntsville Item
Mollis, GOP at odds over closed primariesWoonsocket Call
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Tax hike supporters offer poll showing voters favor Measures 66, 67 - OregonLive.com


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Tax hike supporters offer poll showing voters favor Measures 66, 67
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Proponents of two ballot measures that would increase taxes released poll results today showing strong voter support for both measures. The poll, paid for by Vote Yes for Oregon, a labor-backed group that supports the tax
Deadline for Oregon voter registration nearsNRToday.com
Voters' Pamphlets in the mailMcMinnville News-Register
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Common ground seen in gulf between health care bills - USA Today


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Common ground seen in gulf between health care bills
USA Today
WASHINGTON — As they begin to marry competing health care bills passed by the House and Senate, lawmakers face profound differences on key issues — from taxes to abortion — but that doesn't mean there isn't room for compromise
Q+A-Healthcare, economy, security on Obama's 2010 agendaReuters
Is the 'Repeal Health Care Reform' Movement Doomed?The Washington Independent
Health care reform was held hostageStar News
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Napolitano Becomes GOP Political Target - Wall Street Journal


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Napolitano Becomes GOP Political Target
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON — Republicans seeking political advantage in the Obama administration's handling of the botched Christmas Day airline bombing have found their target: Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
Obama criticized on airline incident when Bush wasn'tSeattle Times
Unlike 9/11, partisanship has worsened after Christmas attackChristian Science Monitor
No subject is sacred: politics rages after jet attackAFP
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Senator Nelson Defends His Health Care Vote - New York Times


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Senator Nelson Defends His Health Care Vote
New York Times
Senator Ben Nelson, Democrat of Nebraska, took to the airwaves in his home state on Wednesday, trying to defend his role as the decisive 60th vote in favor of broad health care legislation. Share your thoughts about the health care
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Democrats may take power from superdelegates - Washington Post


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Democrats may take power from superdelegates
Washington Post
Eighteen months removed from a protracted presidential primary fight, a group of Democrats gathered by President Obama has recommended that the party effectively eliminate the influence of so-called superdelegates by redefining their
Democrats Revisit Presidential Race RulesNew York Times (blog)
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Paul Files Candidacy Papers for US Senate seat - WBKO


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Paul Files Candidacy Papers for US Senate seat
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Bowling Green Eye Doctor Rand Paul son of former Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul has officially entered the GOP Primary race for the US Senate seat now held by Jim Bunning. Paul's campaign manager turned in the candidacy papers and a 500
Rand Paul makes run for US Senate officialWYMT
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Paul officially enters race for US Senate - Huntington Herald Dispatch


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Paul officially enters race for US Senate
Huntington Herald Dispatch
AP FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The son of former Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul officially entered the race for US Senate in Kentucky on Wednesday, blasting career politicians who he blames for out-of-control spending and an ever-growing federal
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Voter registration deadline nears - Gresham Outlook

Voter registration deadline nears
Gresham Outlook
Tuesday, Jan. 5, is the last day to register to vote in the Jan. 26 special election. On the ballot will be Measures 66 and 67, which affirm tax increases and budget changes made this year by the Legislature. Secretary of State Kate Brown said people
Special State Primary Election in SherbornWicked Local Sherborn
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Deadline for voters to switch parties is this weekLedger Independent
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