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16 HOURS AGO - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Top Pa. officials' salaries grow with inflation

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - No one at the state Capitol has advocated pay raises for hundreds of Pennsylvania's top elected and appointed officials since the 2005 debacle that enraged voters and ultimately cost two dozen legislators and a Supreme Court justice their seats.

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16 HOURS AGO - C-SPAN

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Alabama Redistricting Oral Argument

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in two consolidated cases, [Alabama Democratic Conference v. Alabama] and [Alabama Legislative Black Caucus v. Alabama], challenging state's legislative redistricting plan as relying too heavily on racial gerrymandering. The black and Democratic officeholders argued that the new plan packed black voters into existing majority-black voting districts diluting their overall voting power in the ...

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21 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Zephyr Teachout Keeps Preaching 'We Can Actually Do Something' About Corruption

WASHINGTON -- Earlier this year, Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout emerged as a political star among progressives when she challenged New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary and performed far better than expected. Teachout received 35 percent of the primary vote and won over 20 counties despite raising little money. She ran on a strongly populist platform that ...

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22 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Zephyr Teachout Will Keep Fighting Andrew Cuomo, Corruption and Concentrated Power

In 2014, Fordham law professor Zephyr Teachout emerged as a political star of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party after challenging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary elections and performing far better than expected. Teachout received 35 percent of the vote and won over twenty counties despite hardly raising any money. She ran on a strong ...

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NOV 21, 2014 - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Court orders Corbett to halt health center closings

HARRISBURG - In the latest in a string of litigation defeats for Gov. Corbett, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered the administration to reverse course on plans to close one-third of the state's county-based health centers.

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