INSIDE WASHINGTON: John Edwards probe: Another case of PACs as personal piggy banks?

INSIDE WASHINGTON: PACs as personal slush funds?

WASHINGTON — John Edwards’ mistress received $100,000 from his political action committee in an 18-week span in 2006, payments that raise this question: Can politicians use PACs as their own personal piggy banks?

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White House says FEMA nominee deserves immediate confirmation, not ‘political posturing’

White House says FEMA nominee should be confirmed

WASHINGTON — The White House said Wednesday that its nominee to run the Federal Emergency Management Agency deserves immediate Senate confirmation, not “political posturing” from a Republican senator who is standing in the way of a vote.

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Indicted Miss. mayor in critical condition after losing primary, being rushed to hospital

Indicted Miss. mayor critical after poll loss

JACKSON, Miss. — The indicted mayor of Mississippi’s largest city was in critical condition Wednesday, a day after he lost his primary re-election bid and was rushed to the hospital.

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White House says FEMA nominee deserves immediate confirmation, not ‘political posturing’

White House defends FEMA nominee

WASHINGTON — The White House said Wednesday that its nominee to run the Federal Emergency Management Agency deserves immediate Senate confirmation, not “political posturing” from a Republican senator who is standing in the way of a vote.

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Demjanjuk, accused of being Nazi camp guard, asks Supreme Court to stop deportation to Germany

Demjanjuk to high court: Stop Germany deportation

CLEVELAND — John Demjanjuk, branded by the U.S. government a Nazi death camp guard, on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to stop his deportation to Germany, where an arrest warrant accuses him of 29,000 counts of accessory to murder during World War II.

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Demjanjuk, accused of being Nazi camp guard, asks Supreme Court to stop deportation to Germany

Demjanjuk asks high court: Stop German deportation

CLEVELAND — John Demjanjuk, branded by the U.S. government a Nazi death camp guard, on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to stop his deportation to Germany, where an arrest warrant accuses him of 29,000 counts of accessory to murder during World War II.

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Snowmobile groups in Wyoming and Washington sue to strop federal plan to protect Canada lynx

Snowmobile groups sue over Canada lynx habitat

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Snowmobile groups in Wyoming and Washington have challenged a federal plan that designates 39,000 square miles of land in six states as critical habitat for the threatened Canada lynx.

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Federally indicted Jackson, Miss., mayor rushed to hospital after losing re-election bid

Indicted Miss. mayor in hospital after poll loss

JACKSON, Miss. — An unsuccessful primary bid turned more serious as the indicted mayor of Mississippi’s largest city was rushed to a hospital shortly after polls closed.

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Federally indicted Jackson, Miss., mayor rushed to hospital after losing re-election bid

Indicted Miss. mayor falls ill after primary loss

JACKSON, Miss. — An unsuccessful primary bid for re-election turned much more serious for the indicted mayor of Mississippi’s largest city after he was rushed to a hospital in his latest health struggle.

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Federally indicted Jackson, Miss., mayor hospitalized, loses re-election bid in primary

Ailing Miss. mayor in hospital after primary loss

JACKSON, Miss. — The mayor of Mississippi’s largest city was taken from his home in an ambulance on the same day he lost his bid for re-election in a contentious Democratic primary that came a week before his second federal trial.

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