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New York Times After Skelos's Arrest, Republicans in New York Are Left ScramblingNew York TimesAfter a two-and-a-half hour meeting Monday night, Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, of Long Island, who serves as chairman of the 32-member Republican conference, said that conference members agreed that Mr. Skelos should be benefited the “presumption of …Skelos says he's 'innocent' as…

Jeb Bush “is quietly waging a behind-the-scenes offensive to pick off disillusioned home-state supporters of Chris Christie, the New Jersey governor whose presidential prospects have dimmed in recent months,” Politico reports. “Bush’s effort to undermine Christie’s network of donors, power-brokers, and political players is conducted mainly through emails and phone conversations — and he tracks…

Riot-torn Baltimore’s smoky skies have given way to a silver lining. More than 300 inquiries about mentoring young people have poured into Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chesapeake, the branch of the nonprofit serving the city, from adults interested in working with one of the 600-plus kids on the local waiting list, according to…

Indianapolis Star Indiana Republicans Look For Path Forward After Mike Pence 'Religious …Huffington PostBut behind the scenes in Indiana, many Republicans are still seething and looking for ways to retake control of the party's direction. And the results of those discussions are likely to become more public in the coming days, now that the Indiana…

New York Times (blog) House Republicans Go After Birthright CitizenshipHuffington PostWASHINGTON — Democrats in Congress frequently accuse the GOP of attacking immigrants, and on Wednesday, House Republicans gave them more fodder by holding a hearing on whether the U.S. should continue the longstanding practice of granting …House Republicans try to gut a key American principleWashington PostTaking…

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan urged his supporters on Tuesday to follow “due process” in channeling their frustrations at losing this weekend’s election, trying to pour cold water on any potential post-vote violence. “Nobody’s ambition is worth the blood of any Nigerian,” he said in a statement issued after his election defeat. “The…

An Indiana pizzeria under fire for saying it would refuse to cater a gay wedding shut down on Wednesday after its owners said they received threatening messages. However, a GoFundMe page set up for Memories Pizza in Walkerton has raised more than $ 40,000 in just six hours. The pizzeria made national headlines this week…