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Talks Between Gov, House Speaker Begin Tuesday To Avoid Shutdown

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Talks will begin Tuesday between Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt in an effort to avoid a partial state government shutdown on July 1. 323 more words

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Gov. Rauner Rattles Saber In Op-Ed Piece; Can State Budget Deadline Be Met?

(CBS) — They’re just a few words in a downstate paper. But consider them fighting words, even a declaration of war.

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports on Gov. 223 more words

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House speaker decries 'stupid question' about Amtrak funds

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that this week’s fatal Amtrak crash wasn’t caused by a lack of federal funds and mocked a reporter for even asking about it. 210 more words

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Missouri House speaker resigns after intern sexting scandal

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri House Speaker John Diehl has resigned after screen shots of text message conversations were published in the Kansas City Star on Wednesday… 920 more words

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Diehl: 'It Was a Stupid Thing To Do, and I'm Sorry'

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – After a dozen hours behind closed doors huddling with fellow GOP lawmakers, Missouri House Speaker John Diehl emerged late in the evening to address reports that he had texted sexual messages to a college legislative intern. 530 more words

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Indicted Speaker Hubbard claims prosecutorial misconduct in ethics case

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Lawyers for indicted Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard on Monday asked a judge to dismiss the ethics case against the powerful Republican, claiming misconduct by prosecutors in the case. 542 more words

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Our Veterans Once More Are Being Harassed: This Time They Are Denied Guns

This socialist Obama is obsessed in transforming our country and he just will not give up and again it’s the veterans who are paying Obama’s false obsessions just to fulfill one of Obama’s pet peeves and that is guns. 601 more words