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The Galveston County Daily News : Politics

November 28, 2014

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Official Christmas tree arrives at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House Christmas tree has arrived.

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Friday 11/28/2014
Black lawmakers against recognition of Va. tribe
Updated: November 28, 2014 - 12:03 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.

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Tunisia's outgoing premier backs broad coalition
Updated: November 28, 2014 - 12:03 pm

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Tunisia's next government should be a broad as possible coalition so that it has the necessary support to implement difficult economic reforms, the outgoing prime minister said Friday in an implicit backing of an Islamist-secular alliance.

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It's beginning to look a lot like 2016 to GOP govs
Updated: November 28, 2014 - 12:03 pm

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A half-dozen potential Republican presidential contenders spent last week peacocking through the sprawling, manicured grounds of a pink luxury resort, schmoozing with donors and sizing up the competition in the party's most fractured field in decades.

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Obama-Thanksgiving
Updated: November 28, 2014 - 8:00 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spent a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu featured all the holiday's basics. He also continued a tradition of telephoning members of the armed forces to thank them for their service.

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Ginsburg back at home, expected at court next week
Updated: November 28, 2014 - 5:01 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned home after undergoing an operation to implant a heart stent to clear a blocked artery and is expected to hear oral arguments on Monday.

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Southern Democrats urge a return to party basics
Updated: November 28, 2014 - 7:01 am

ATLANTA (AP) — Southern Democrats are joining others in the party who say that a return to advocating to lift people out of economic hardship and emphasizing spending on education and public works will re-energize black voters and attract whites as well.

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Thursday 11/27/2014
Justice sent home after heart stent implanted
Updated: November 27, 2014 - 11:00 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Thursday after having a heart stent implanted to clear a blocked artery, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said.

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Justice sent home after heart stent implanted
Updated: November 27, 2014 - 2:01 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court spokeswoman says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been released from the hospital after having a heart stent implanted to clear a blocked artery.

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