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Obama Launches New Campaign Targeting Men To Stop Campus Sexual Assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden plan to announce a campus sexual assault awareness campaign from the White House Friday, with a special focus on engaging men in the fight against a largely hidden problem. White House officials say the campaign, called “It’s On Us,” will challenge everyone on campuses […]

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CONNECTICUT GOVERNOR ROWLAND MAKES RESIGNATION SPEECH.

Connecticut ex-governor opens defense in campaign law trial

By Richard Weizel NEW HAVEN Conn. (Reuters) – The first defense witness in the trial of former Connecticut Governor John Rowland testified on Monday that Rowland performed legitimate consulting services for a nursing home company, countering prosecutors who say he worked under a phony contract in violation of federal campaign laws. Rowland attended numerous meetings […]

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Support Grows for U.S. Campaign

International support for the U.S.-led military campaign against Islamic State gathered strength. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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In California Governor’s Race, the Risks of Running a Low-Risk Campaign

Gov. Jerry Brown faces a little-known challenger, as well as the possibility of a second term without a voter mandate or much political capital. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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John Podesta Eyed For Hillary Clinton Campaign Chair

In late July, members of an informal group of people who’ve been meeting to plan outside assistance to a potential Hillary Clinton campaign gathered at the M Street offices of the Messina Group in Washington, D.C. At the table was one new and very notable attendee — John Podesta, counselor to President Barack Obama and […]

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U.S. Representative Michael Grimm arrives at the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse in the Brooklyn Borough of New York

Ex-fundraiser for US Rep. Grimm pleads guilty to campaign violations

Representative Michael Grimm of New York pleaded guilty on Wednesday to funneling illegal contributions to the Republican's 2010 campaign. Diana Durand, 48, admitted that she violated the Federal Election Campaign Act by directing more than $ 10,000 in campaign contributions to two candidates for the House of Representatives in 2010 with the help of straw […]

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Moms’ Group Calls Out Kroger’s Gun Policy In Unprecedented New Ad Campaign

The moms are taking the gun control fight to Kroger’s backyard. On Thursday, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a gun control group backed by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s considerable financial resources, will blanket half a dozen newspapers with ads meant to pressure the grocery giant to stop allowing customers […]

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Three-term Republican Connecticut Governor John Rowland with his wife Patty at his side, makes a televised address from the governor's residence in Hartford

Former Connecticut Governor Rowland faces trial on campaign law violations

By Richard Weizel NEW HAVEN Conn. (Reuters) – Former Connecticut Governor John Rowland is due in court on Wednesday for the start of his trial on charges of violating U.S. District Court in New Haven, attorneys squabbled over the admissibility of evidence prosecutors said they inadvertently sent to defense attorneys over the summer. The charges […]

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Mark Begich Campaign Pulls TV Ad Focused on Double Murder

Under pressure from the family of a high-profile double murder, Mark Begich’s campaign on Tuesday pulled a TV advertisement that accused GOP nominee Dan Sullivan of being responsible, in part, for paroling a man who is now charged with the crime. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Campaign Finance: New Voter Guide Follows the Money

Crowdpac aims to produce a data-driven voter guide to help voters decide which candidates to support. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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