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Ad check: Most RI state workers do fill out paper timesheets

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Block’s latest television ad claims state workers fill out paper timesheets only to have those entered into a computer by other employees. 594 more words

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Newsmakers 8/22/2014: Political Roundtable

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – This week on Newsmakers, a political roundtable examines the new Eyewitness News / Providence Journal Democratic primary poll. With three weeks to primary day, the latest poll numbers show Gina Raimondo has taken the lead over Angel Taveras and – once in the statistical basement – newcomer Clay Pell has made significant gains. 54 more words

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Leibham concedes in 6th Congressional GOP primary

State Senator Joe Leibham will not seek a recount in the 6th Congressional District Republican primary, and conceded the race Friday to State Senator Glenn Grothman. 411 more words

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There is no PTI or PMLN, there is just Pakistan.

Imran Khan’s protest began against alleged rigging in general elections, transformed into a march and sit in against the Prime Minister, and apparently has blossomed into one of the firmest stances against status quo in the history of Pakistan. 709 more words

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Victoria: Baillieu Resignation No Pretext For Kennett's Return

THE ANNOUNCEMENT by former Premier Ted Baillieu yesterday that he will not recontest his seat of Hawthorn at the imminent election in Victoria has ignited a frenzy over who will be anointed in this bluest of blue-ribbon Liberal electorates in Melbourne’s east; one name that has been bandied about is that of another former Liberal Premier, Jeff Kennett, with a return to office also on the storyboard. 1,690 more words

WSJ: Reid Effort to Malign Koch Brothers, Republicans May Work

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s strategy of bashing conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch appears to be helping the Democrats, according to Wall Street Journal columnist Kimberly A.

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Huppenthal requests $1million to “embrace” illegal kids

John Huppenthal, the wildly erratic state superintendent of public instruction, is requesting the federal government pony up $1 million for educating the illegal alien children being housed in Arizona. 297 more words

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