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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 26, 2014, file photo, U.S. Sen. John Walsh speaks to reporters in Helena, Mont. The Democrat's thesis written for the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages that appear to be taken word-for-word from previously published papers. Walsh faces Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Daines on Nov. 4.(AP Photo/Matt Volz, File)
Mont. gov: Sen. in plagiarism row deserves respectMontana governor says senator he appointed, accused of plagiarizing thesis, 'deserves respect'
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 6, 2014 file photo, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., gestures as he speaks during a gala prior to the start of the Virginia GOP Convention in Roanoke, Va.   Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states that he said would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty, in a speech to the American Enterprise Institute.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Ryan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programsRyan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programs, giving states more flexibility
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
In this June 2, 2014 photo, a pathway leads up to the gate to a property at the home address for Targazyme, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company in Floresville, Texas. The company received more than $1 million in taxpayer dollars from Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s Emerging Technology Fund, but the stem-cell startup operates out of California and employs most its workers there. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Texas governor's startup fund is not all it seemsTexas tech fund gave money to startups that moved out of state, forfeited right to do business
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
Senator: No arms to Iraq unless Congress gets infoDem. senator says he'll block arms sales to Iraq unless Congress gets report on Iraqi forces
The Associated Press1 hour ago
House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller, R-Fla., holds up two pages of resource requests from the Department of Veterans Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 24, 2014,  as he questions Department of Veterans Affairs acting secretary Sloan Gibson on how to restore trust to the beleaguered agency. (AP Photo)
House, Senate chairs offer competing bill on VAHouse, Senate veterans chairmen offer competing bills to reduce VA patient waits
The Associated Press1 hour ago


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