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FEC Member Quits, Citing â??Free Passâ? for Campaign Finance Violators in Scathing Report

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February 19, 2017 at 9:40 am

FEC Commissioners Ann Ravel, Ellen Wentraub and Lee Goodman. Photo Credit: Tom Williams / Getty Images February 19, 2017 - Major campaign finance violations "are swept under the rug and the resul...

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Humans Are Changing Climate Faster Than Natural Forces

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February 19, 2017 at 5:10 am | By Melissa Davey, The Guardian For the first time, researchers have developed a mathematical equation to describe the impact of human activity on the earth, finding people are causing the climate...

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Wind Briefly Sets Record as Source for Electricity in U.S.

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February 18, 2017 at 5:10 am | By Scott DiSavino, Reuters Wind briefly powered more than 50 percent of electric demand on Feb. 12, the 14-state Southwest Power Pool (SPP) said, for the first time on any North American power gr...

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California Farmers Use Floodwater to Replenish Aquifers

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February 17, 2017 at 8:58 am | As dam managers were draining water from a Northern Californian reservoir this week to avert what could have been one of the worst flood disasters in the state’s history, Southern California farmer D...

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Trumpâ??s Florida Lobbyist Opens Washington Office, Bringing Big-Name Clients With Him

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February 17, 2017 at 12:10 pm | Bill Clark / Getty Images February 17, 2017 -- A prominent Tallahassee lobbyist who represented the Trump Organization for the last four years is opening a new office to exploit...

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El “tsunami” de casos de Alzheimer entre latinos plantea inquietudes sobre el cuidado y los costos

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February 17, 2017 at 5:27 am | SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Florence Márquez le gustaba describirse a ella misma como una trabajadora de fábrica de conservas, a pesar que era conocida en su latinísimo vecindario del este de San José com...

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This January Was the Third Warmest on Record Globally

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February 16, 2017 at 6:12 am | While a powerful El Niño has faded, the globe’s heat continues to be an enduring phenomenon due largely to carbon pollution. This January was the third-warmest January on record, according to data re...

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Antarctica Just Shed a Manhattan-Sized Chunk of Ice

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February 15, 2017 at 9:23 am | The growing crack in the Larsen C ice shelf is the most dramatic example of change in Antarctica right now. But it isn’t the continent’s only frozen feature changing in a warming world. Ice aroun...

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New Rules Try To Shore Up Individual Health Insurance Market In 2018

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February 15, 2017 at 1:37 pm | While Congress continues to struggle with how to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, the Trump administration today unveiled its first regulation aimed at keeping insurers participating in ...

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