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Court upholds conviction of ex-Donovan aide

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld convictions against a former aide to ex-Connecticut House Speaker Christopher Donovan in connection with illegal contributions to Donovan’s failed congressional campaign in 2012. 122 more words

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Friday News Rundown (11-21-14)

By Emily Parma
Assistant Web Content Manager

More than 5 million people may possibly find relief after President Barack Obama gave his speech yesterday ordering executive action on immigration. 480 more words

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Sambo, Reps leaders meet at Aso Rock

Vice President Namadi Sambo

Vice President Namadi Sambo met late yesterday behind closed doors with Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha, and some House other leaders at the State House, Abuja. 168 more words

Petition seeks House speaker's ouster as leader

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Kansas Democrats are pushing a petition calling for the ouster of the Republican House speaker for saying government employees produce nothing, but they acknowledge the effort is mainly to draw attention to the Stilwell representative’s remarks. 94 more words

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What a guy! His Majesty Obama 'willing to allow the Speaker to change his mind'

We’re guessing the president’s not too worried about GOP opposition to his immigration order, though. You see, he’s already got a plan for that:

Josh Earnest: "The president is always willing to allow the Speaker to change his mind"

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Judge delays House Speaker Mike Hubbard's trial

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A judge has delayed House Speaker Mike Hubbard’s trial on ethics charges until 2015.

Lee County Circuit Judge Jacob Walker pushed back a Dec. 122 more words

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Souki to remain speaker when state House convenes in January

House Speaker Joseph M. Souki announced Wednesday the appointments of the House of Representatives Majority leadership lineup for the 28th Legislature.

The next legislative session begins Jan. 339 more words

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