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September 2003: Journalist.

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Mar 03, 2010 New formula to give fresh look at U.S. poverty

QUOTE: The Obama administration Tuesday embraced an alternative way of defining what it means to be poor, stepping gingerly into a long-running debate over whether to revise the method that has been used to measure poverty for decades.

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May 14, 2008 Some Detainees Are Drugged For Deportation: Immigrants Sedated Without Medical Reason ("Careless Detention" part 4 of 4)

QUOTE: The U.S. government has injected hundreds of foreigners it has deported with dangerous psychotropic drugs against their will to keep them sedated during the trip back to their home country, according to medical records, internal documents and interviews with people who have been drugged.

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May 13, 2008 Suicides Point to Gaps in Treatment: Errors in Psychiatric Diagnoses and Drugs Plague Strained Immigration System ("Careless Detention" part 3 of 4)

QUOTE: While tens of thousands of detainees inside immigration detention centers endure substandard medical care, people with mental illness are relegated to the darkest and most neglected corners of the system, according to interviews and thousands of internal documents, including e-mails, memos, autopsy reports and other medical records, obtained by The Washington Post.

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May 11, 2008 System of Neglect (Careless Detention): As Tighter Immigration Policies Strain Federal Agencies, The Detainees in Their Care Often Pay a Heavy Cost

QUOTE: Federal officials who oversee immigration detention said last week that they are "committed to ensuring the safety and well-being" of everyone in their custody. Some 83 detainees have died in, or soon after, custody during the past five years. The deaths are the loudest alarms about a system teetering on collapse.

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Jul 06, 2007 Clintons Accused Of Hypocrisy by The White House: After Senator Criticizes Libby Action, Administration Points at Her Husband

QUOTE: The White House responded angrily yesterday to Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's statement that President Bush was acting "above the law" in commuting the prison sentence of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, accusing her of hypocrisy because of the pardons issued by her husband on the last day of his presidency.

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May 19, 2007 In Closed Meeting With Gonzales, Prosecutors Express Their Dismay: Many Remain Upset, Fear Damage to the Justice Department's Image

QUOTE: Gonzales met with most of the nation's 93 U.S. attorneys to apologize for the controversy over the firings of nine prosecutors last year and to attempt to shore up sagging morale.

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May 17, 2007 Justice Weighed Firing 1 in 4: 26 Prosecutors Were Listed As Candidates

QUOTE: The Justice Department considered dismissing many more U.S. attorneys than officials have previously acknowledged, with at least 26 prosecutors suggested for termination between February 2005 and December 2006, according to sources familiar with documents withheld from the public.

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May 14, 2007 Voter-Fraud Complaints by GOP Drove Dismissals

QUOTE: It has been clear for months that the administration's eagerness to launch voter-fraud prosecutions played a role in some of the firings, but recent testimony, documents and interviews show the issue was more central than previously known.

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May 03, 2007 Ex-Aide to Gonzales Accused Of Bias: Justice Department Scrutinizes Role of Politics in Hiring

QUOTE: The Justice Department has launched an internal investigation into whether Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales's former White House liaison illegally took party affiliation into account in hiring career federal prosecutors, officials said yesterday.

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Jan 24, 2007 Defense Portrays Libby as Scapegoat: Jury Is Told About White House Rifts

QUOTE: I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby was "put through the meat grinder" by the White House shortly after the Iraq war began, scapegoated to conceal the fact that Karl Rove, the president's top political adviser, helped disclose an undercover CIA officer's identity, a defense attorney contended yesterday as Libby's perjury trial began.

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Nov 03, 2006 Democrats Predict ID Problems: Laws May Create Election Day Turmoil

QUOTE: The 2005 picture ID law, however, puts [Indiana] among a dozen states that have tightened requirements lately that voters display some form of identification at the polls. The laws have spawned partisan warring, lawsuits and confusion that election experts predict could influence the outcome of some close elections.

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Aug 07, 2006 Welfare Changes A Burden To States: Work Rules Also Threaten Study, Health Programs

QUOTE: A decade after the government set out to transform the nation's welfare system, the limits on college are part of a controversial second phase of welfare reform that is beginning to ripple across the country...new rules, written by Congress and the Bush administration, require states to focus intensely on making more poor people work, while discouraging other activities that might help untangle their lives.

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Jun 14, 2006 Strapped States Try New Route, Lease Toll Roads To Foreign Firms

QUOTE: Indiana is about to turn over its entire toll road for the next 75 years to two foreign companies, making it more expensive to drive... The decision also places Indiana at the leading edge of a nascent trend in which states and local governments are exploring the idea of privatizing parts of the United States' prized interstate highway system.

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Jun 12, 2006 States' Changes Reshape Medicaid: New Restrictions Aim to Save Money

QUOTE: The emerging shape of Medicaid represents a victory for governors...who argued for years that states deserved more control over the program so it would place less strain on their budgets. Some patients advocates, however, warn that the vulnerable patients Medicaid was designed to help will be less certain to get the health care they need.

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Jun 06, 2006 Mandate Aside, Private Tutors Aren't Always An Option: When Education Firms Say No, Rural Schools Find It Hard to Obey 'No Child'

QUOTE: As part of the No Child Left Behind Act...schools whose students are making little headway are required to hire outside education companies to give extra help. Across the country, educators say, many poor, rural schools are having trouble following the law. Private tutoring firms are reluctant to work in remote places where children are few and the opportunity to make money is slim.

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May 26, 2006 Critics Say Bill Diminishes Due Process for Immigrants

QUOTE: advocates of expanded immigration rights complain that "hidden traps" woven through the bill's 300 pages erode significant due-process protections for all foreign-born people living in the United States.

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May 13, 2006 GOP Wavers On Penalties In Medicare Drug Plan

QUOTE: key Republicans are examining ways to remove or reduce financial penalties the Bush administration plans to charge people who try to join the program after the enrollment cutoff...

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Nov 29, 2005 '86 Alito Memo Argues Against Foreigners' Rights: Work for Justice Dept. Points to Views That May Affect Anti-Terrorism Rulings on High Court

QUOTE: As a senior lawyer in the Reagan Justice Department, Samuel A. Alito Jr. argued that immigrants who enter the United States illegally and foreigners living outside their countries are not entitled to the constitutional rights afforded to Americans.

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Oct 20, 2005 House passes gun lawsuit shield legislation: Bush Vows to Sign Bill That Contradicts D.C. Law; Opponents Call for Action

QUOTE: The legislation is intended to cut off an avenue that gun-control advocates have used in recent years to exert leverage on the firearms industry, trying to curb the sale of weapons to criminals by holding it financially responsible for crimes.

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Sep 10, 2005 In the Floods, Parties' Agendas Surface: Post-Hurricane Crisis Presents an Opportunity to Pursue Longtime Goals

QUOTE: ... Katrina's wind and water have ushered in two significant changes, a suspension of wage supports and a relaxation of government contracting rules.

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