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Court Places Hold On Clean Water Rule Nationwide

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. court on Friday issued an order temporarily blocking the implementation of a federal water rule across the country, exp...

Bristol Palin Freaks Out About Girls Getting Free Birth Control

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

Bristol Palin thinks it's "crazy" for states to provide young women with birth control options free of charge.  In a Wednesday blog post, Palin&...

Trade Deal Faces Initial Skepticism In Congress

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

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The University of Texas Faculty Are Watching Oregon Uneasily

The Conversation US | Posted 10.03.2015 | Politics
The Conversation US

In the spirit of defending personal and organizational interests,I hope that the university will make provisions to protect the interests of the students, staff and faculty who want to work, teach and learn in gun-free environments where everybody can freely express his or her ideas without fear.

Congress: Please Fix Your "Water Fix"

Michael Curley | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics
Michael Curley

So, Congressmen, which would you rather have our Treasury lose $1,062,500 if you don't fix WIFIA, or $490,000, if you do? Here's your WIFIA agenda for 2016: permit funding of the non-WIFIA 51% with tax-exempt municipal bonds; and permit subordination!

Volkswagen Reminds Us Who's in Control of Climate Change

Kelsey Clark | Posted 09.28.2015 | Politics
Kelsey Clark

Volkswagen's recent gaffe reminds us who's ultimately in control of climate change: The industry, not the policymakers over on Capitol Hill.

Here Are Photos From The U.S.-China State Dinner

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics

On Friday, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hosted a state dinner at the White House in honor of Chinese President Xi Jinping...

Obama Praises John Boehner For His Service Despite 'Disagreements'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

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Condi Rice Says She's Done With Politics

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she's likely done with her political career. Speaking in Hong Kong Thursday, Rice said she's happy wo...

Pope Francis Holds Historic Meeting With Bo And Sunny

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

In what will surely be a highlight of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, the Catholic leader held a historic meeting with first dogs Bo a...

Uber Drivers Are Running On Empty

Capital & Main | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics

This story originally appeared in Capital & Main. Sign up for email alerts from Capital & Main. Twenty-six-year-old Takele Gobena is part ...

Obama: 'Yogi Berra Was An American Original'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.27.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama paid tribute to baseball legend Yogi Berra, praising the 3-time MVP and 10-time World Series champion as someone who "epitomiz...

Carly Fiorina Has to Answer Some Questions About Her Performance at HP

Mark Yzaguirre | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
Mark Yzaguirre

Here are the questions that need to be asked of Fiorina. Has any company asked you to be its CEO after you left Hewlett-Packard? If so, which companies did so and why didn't you take any of those offers? If not, why do you think other companies haven't been interested in hiring you?

Court Suspends Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's Law License

AP | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics

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It'll Be Really Hot In California This Weekend, And Wildfires Are Still Blazing

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.18.2015 | Politics

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Senate Democrats Block Latest GOP Effort To Undermine Iran Deal

AP | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics

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Missing From The GOP Debate: Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics

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Crowdfunding Is Helping California Wildfire Victims

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- A coalition of climate groups is crowdfunding to help Californians affected by the state's historic drought and devastating wildfire...

Alaskan Senate Hopeful, 'Speedo Guy': People Are Sick of Politicians

Alissa Fleck | Posted 09.14.2015 | Politics
Alissa Fleck

Jeff Landfield grew up, like most Millennials, enveloped in the social media bubble. For a self-described life-of-the-party type, he was never one to shy away from cameras or attention, and "filter" isn't exactly part of his vocabulary.

New Orleans Mayor Avoids House Arrest In Battle Over Firefighter Pay

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.11.2015 | Politics

By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS, Sept 11 (Reuters) - A last-minute action by the Louisiana Supreme Court saved New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu from being p...

Right-To-Die Bill Passes In California

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.14.2015 | Politics

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Jerry Brown Vetoes Bill Banning Drones From Flying Over Private Property

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.10.2015 | Politics

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) vetoed a bill that would have banned drones from flying over private property without the owner's permission.&nb...

GOP Congressman Wants To Impeach EPA Chief Gina McCarthy

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.09.2015 | Politics

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) is looking to remove Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy from office, circulating a resolution ...

Jeb Bush Proposing Broad Tax Cuts

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is proposing broad tax cuts for individuals and corporations as part of a p...

Oregon Judge Refuses To Perform Same-Sex Marriages

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics

 A circuit court judge in Oregon's Marion County is refusing to perform same-sex marriages, claiming doing so would violate his First Amendment r...