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New York Wrestles Over Extending Millionaires Tax

Polls show that New Yorkers favor extending the so-called millionaires tax on the state's top wage earners beyond the end of the year. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo is digging in his heels, saying it encourages some of the state's most affluent citizens to leave.
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Sulaimon Brown Says Gray Gave Him Talking Points

Speaking with federal investigators Thursday, Sulaimon Brown said that now-Mayor Vincent Gray gave him talking points in the race against Adrian Fenty.

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Howard U Group Marching In Support Of 'Occupy'

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A group from Howard University is marching in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement Friday, hoping to add more racial diversity to the protests.

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Muslim Activist Challenges Fla. Republican's Views

There's no member of the GOP freshman class in Congress more outspoken than Rep. Allen West. On the topic of Islam, West has been particularly controversial. Nezar Hamze, a Muslim activist in South Florida, says West's comments about the threat of Islam fuel intolerance.
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More Corporations Shed Light On Political Spending

In the wake of the Citizens United ruling, Congress failed to pass a disclosure law. As it turns out, corporations weren't necessarily happy about the secrecy either. A new index shows most of the country's biggest companies have formal policies and board oversight.
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Richmond Tea Party Wants $10,000 Refund

The Richmond Tea Party is demanding $10,000 from the city for charges they say they shouldn't have had to pay.

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Fairfax County Looking For Bilingual Election Monitors

Fairfax County is on the lookout for bilingual election officers for the November 8 election.

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