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Democratic Missouri Gov. Nixon may be impeached over gay marriage decision

The Wednesday hearing on three separate impeachment resolutions includes one citing Nixon's decision to allow same-sex couples who married legally in other states to file joint tax returns in Missouri.

Jeb Bush: ‘I’m thinking about running for president’

Jeb Bush said Wednesday he's "thinking about running for president," in his most direct statement yet about a possible 2016 run.

Missouri mayor resigns after comments about Jews, recent shooting

Clevenger, who became mayor of Marionville earlier this month, told KSPR television in Springfield that he had known shooting suspect Frazier Glenn Cross, who lived nearby, for years.

Over 40,000 voters are registered in both Virginia and Maryland, group finds

A crosscheck of voter rolls in Virginia and Maryland turned up 44,000 people registered in both states, a vote-integrity group reported Wednesday.

States move to criminalize ‘revenge porn’

Dozens of states are joining the push to crack down on so-called "revenge porn" -- the posting of X-rated photos or videos online meant to embarrass or blackmail someone.

Labor Dept. cuts levels of allowable coal dust to curb black lung in miners

The rule by the Labor Department's Mine Safety and Health Administration lowers the overall dust standard from 2.0 to 1.5 milligrams per cubic meter of air. 

Supreme Court throws out nearly $3.4 million award to child porn victim

The justices said in a 5-4 ruling that courts can order people convicted of child pornography to pay restitution to their victims, but only to the extent that there is a strong tie between the victim's losses and the convicts' actions.

DOJ announces clemency overhaul, allows release for some after 10 years

The Justice Department moved Wednesday to significantly expand the number of people eligible for clemency, issuing new guidelines allowing certain prisoners who already have served at least 10 years behind bars to apply for release.

Americans for Prosperity hits Landrieu with Iraq vet ObamaCare victim

Marine veteran blames Louisiana Senator for the disruption of his family’s health insurance.

Milwaukee living wage to cost taxpayers $218,000 for new government jobs

Taxpayers are being asked to spend nearly $218,000 a year to hire three new compliance officers to oversee the county’s union-influenced living-wage law.

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