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GOP chief Michael Steele fights for second term
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — GOP Chairman Michael Steele is fighting for survival atop the Republican National Committee. He's trying to hold off four challengers accusing him of financial mismanagement and poor stewardship during his rocky two-year tenure. ...
Michael Steele Faces Tough Re-Election BattleNPR
Analysts: Priebus poised to be GOP headUPI.com
EDITORIAL: Time for change at the RNCWashington Times
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Pawlenty, not yet formally running for president, cautions US to avoid fate of ... - Los Angeles Times
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Pawlenty, not yet formally running for president, cautions US to avoid fate of ...
Los Angeles Times
By AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says the United States followed Greece into democracy but should take steps so the country does not follow it into bankruptcy. In a speech Thursday to start a book tour, the Republican ...
Pawlenty's pitch in D.C.msnbc.com
Pawlenty's civil manner right for the times?Minneapolis Star Tribune
Pawlenty: No VP thoughts this timePittsburgh Post Gazette
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Arizona judge killed Saturday was model of fairness
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON…Chief Judge John M. Roll became the target of death threats two years ago when he presided over the case of "the illegal immigrants vs. the vigilante rancher," as it was known on talk radio. Despite the intense hostility, the lawyers on both ...
100 judges to attend John Roll funeralUPI.com
Judge named to preside over federal trial in Ariz. shootingTampabay.com
Arizona Federal Judges in Tucson Must Recuse Themselves From Shooting CaseBloomberg
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Would-be successors kick into high gear after Hutchison's announcement
Dallas Morning News
AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst was busy outlining his legislative goals to about 40 reporters at a luncheon Thursday when his press secretary slipped him the note: Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison isn't running. ...
List of possible Hutchison successors takes shapeThe Associated Press
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison won't run againHouston Chronicle
Politics DigestWashington Post
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'Angels,' bikers help protect girl's funeral
Arizona Daily Star
AE ARAIZA / ARIZONA DAILY STAR Dave Fredricks, a member of the Angel Project, helps Randy Van Hulle with his wings outside the funeral for Christina-Taylor Green, 9. They and other sympathizers came in solidarity to protect the family from a hate group ...
Arizona shooting: Christina-Taylor Green laid to restArizona Republic
In Tucson, youngest victim is laid to restWashington Post
Funeral held for Christina-Taylor Green in TucsonLos Angeles Times
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Obama gets 31 million TV viewers in Tucson tribute
President Barack Obama speaks during the ''Together We Thrive: Tucson and America'' event held to support and remember the victims of Saturday's mass shooting, at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2011. ...
Obama's Speech Wins Over CriticsWall Street Journal
What others are saying | Obama's healing speech in TucsonKansas City Star
Some question pep rally atmosphere at Obama speechThe Associated Press
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Alabama executes convicted murderer
BIRMINGHAM (Reuters) - Alabama executed by lethal injection a death row inmate on Thursday who had been convicted of murdering his wife by shooting her at point blank range with a shotgun. US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas ...
Justice Thomas stops Alabama execution temporarilyNECN
US Supreme Court lets Alabama execution proceedThe Associated Press
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Obama administration cracks down on mountaintop mining
The Environmental Protection Agency took the unusual step of revoking a permit Thursday for the country's largest surface mine, a setback for the controversial practice of "mountaintop removal" that helps produce 10 percent of the ...
EPA Blasted as It Revokes Mine's PermitWall Street Journal
Obama Administration Reverses a Mountaintop Removal PermitReuters
EPA vetoes water permit for W.Va. mountaintop mineBusinessWeek
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Accused Soldier in Brig as WikiLeaks Link Is Sought
New York Times
A sign posted near the British estate where Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, is staying. By SCOTT SHANE WASHINGTON — Julian Assange, the flamboyant founder of WikiLeaks, is living on a supporter's 600-acre estate outside London, ...
WikiLeaks gives 15K for accused leaker defense-groupReuters
WikiLeaks delivers contribution to Bradley Manning defence fundThe Guardian
WikiLeaks gives $15000 to soldier's defense fundAFP
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Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards freed from prison
Los Angeles Times
After his eight years in prison for corruption, his fans are eager to see what the freewheeling 83-year-old 'Cajun Prince' is up to next. By Richard Fausset, Los Angeles Times Edwin Edwards — governor, gambler, ladies' man, human quote machine and ...
Louisiana: Ex-Governor Leaves PrisonNew York Times
Former Gov. Edwin Edwards begins final leg of sentenceAlexandria Town Talk
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Maine reps wants mixed seating for Obama speech
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine two US representatives are adding their names to a letter by those who want mixed seating during President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech as a symbol of civility in politics. Democratic Rep. ...
Will Obama face a different crowd at State of the Union?USA Today
Udall: 2 others back State of Union show of unityBoston Globe
Michaud Urges Bipartisan Seating at State of the Union AddressMPBN News
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Tucson says farewell to youngest shooting victim
People holding candles line the street leading to the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church where the funeral for nine-year-old Christina Green was to take place in Tucson, Arizona, January 13, 2011. By Brad Poole and Tim Gaynor TUCSON, Arizona (Reuters) ...
9/11 flag heralds funeral service for youngest Arizona shooting victimCNN International
Christina Taylor Green, 9-year-old Tucson victim, is laid to restWashington Post
The Real Lesson of the Tucson TragedyTIME
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Nixon releases $7.5 million for school transit
Kansas City Star
JEFFERSON CITY | Missouri school districts will receive a $7.5 million increase in state funding for transportation beginning this month, state budget officials said Thursday. Gov. Jay Nixon released that portion of the $70 million in ...
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Nixon releases $7.5 million for schools after legislators complainSt. Louis Post-Dispatch
Ask and Receive: Nixon announces increases in education spendingPoliticMo
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Congressman Tierney's wife gets 30 days in jail for tax fraud
By Stephanie Ebbert, Globe Staff A federal judge today sentenced Patrice Tierney, the wife of Democratic US Representative John F. Tierney, to 30 days in jail for aiding and abetting the filing of false tax returns. "There must be an actual sanction," ...
Wife of Mass. congressman gets 30 days in prisonWashington Post
Rep. Tierney's wife sentenced to prisonBoston Herald
Patrice Tierney sentenced to 30 days in jailThe Salem News
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Herman Cain: 'Confident' I Can Beat Obama
ABC News (blog)
ABC News' Rick Klein reports: Talk show host and businessman Herman Cain yesterday announced that he's forming a presidential exploratory committee, with an eye on challenging for the Republican nomination in 2012. On ABC's “Top Line” today, ...
Cain unpluggedPolitico (blog)
How Herman Cain Killed HillarycareSlate Magazine (blog)
Pizza mogul exploring 2012 runCNN Political Ticker (blog)
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College's Policy on Troubled Students Is Under Scrutiny
New York Times
TUCSON — Many people had a glimpse of the deep delusions and festering anger of Jared L. Loughner, but none seemed in a better position to connect the dots than officials at Pima Community College. ...
College officials reported Loughner's 'creepy,' hostile' behaviorCNN
Police: Black bag found that could contain Tucson shooting evidenceWashington Post
Cops: Loughner's "Mystery Bag" Contained AmmoCBS News
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Globe and Mail
Palin Targeted in Violence-Tinged Tweets Following Arizona Massacre
AP Jan. 12: This image, taken from Facebook.com, shows the Facebook page of Sarah Palin. A nearly eight-minute video was posted on her page accusing journalists and pundits of inciting hatred and violence in the wake of a deadly Arizona shooting that ...
Aide: Uptick in Death Threats Against PalinCBS News
Barbara Shelly | How Sarah Palin should have handled Tucson tragedyKansas City Star
White House on Sarah Palin's comments: No commentLos Angeles Times
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Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison won't run again
Jaime R. Carrero AP Texas Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison announced today that she will retire at the end of her current term, quashing speculation that she would run for a fourth full term in the US Senate. ...
Senator Hutchison of Texas Says She Won't Run in 2012BusinessWeek
Republican Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison to retireWashington Post
Sen. Hutchison Announces She Won't Seek Re-ElectionWall Street Journal
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In wake of officer's slaying, Mass. gov shakes up Parole Board
By Martin Finucane, Globe Staff Governor Deval Patrick today announced sweeping changes at the Massachusetts Parole Board, including the resignations of five board members and a prison official who had been the agency's executive director, ...
Five members of parole board resign in wake of cop killingBoston Herald
Parole Board Out After Officer Killed, Gov. SaysWCVB-TV
Patrick: Parole Board members who voted to release Cinelli resignNECN
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Barbour pushes for Mississippi civil rights museum
Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS) testifies at a hearing on the response to Hurricane Katrina, on Capitol Hill in Washington February 2, 2006. By Leigh Coleman BILOXI, Mississippi (Reuters) - Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour drew mixed reactions from ...
Governor Barbour's final State of the State AddressWLBT-TV
The GOP's Obama EnvyNewsweek
Potential 2012 GOP Hopefuls Step Up their ProfilesCBS News
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Around the Country
- Southwest to Cancel Flights as Jets Checked for Cracks - BusinessWeek
- Schumer: Dems slicing budget with scalpel, Tea Party using meat ax - CNN (blog)
- Duke lacrosse accuser arrested in boyfriend's stabbing - CNN International
- House GOP: $4 trillion in cuts - CNN
- Bachmann bids for 'bama eyes - Seattle Post Intelligencer
Around the Planet
- Afghans Continue Protests Over US Quran Burning - Voice of America
- Japan's nuclear workers try to trace leak, dump radioactive water - Los Angeles Times
- OSCE raps Kazakh election, presses for reforms - Reuters
- Newsmaker: Yemen survivor Saleh juggles forces to keep power - Reuters
- France says finds bodies in Atlantic crash wreckage - Reuters