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Senate approves TransCanada buyout

...meanwhile, took a tack opposite to that of Kelly. He said he arrived convinced of the need for a buyout but was swayed to vote "no" by the Walker administration's actions.Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, appeared to obliquely respond to Dunleavy's...
New day for House as Ryan becomes the 54th speaker

...the Senate's convoluted legislative timetables and delaying tactics by opponents. Many in the GOP majority planned to vote "no," including presidential candidates Marco Rubio, Rand Paul and Ted Cruz, who canceled campaign events to rush back...
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STEM school paused amid concerns

...can for all the kids in the system," Hoover said.Board member Barbara Thurston told the board to either definitively vote no on the matter or hold off on making a decision, which is what eventually happened, allowing the city's attorney to...
John Boehner's here to stay, for now, with nothing to lose

...secretly rooting for the legislation to pass.The crowd that votes "no" but roots for bills to pass, however, appreciates"That's what we're dealing with: Hope yes, vote no," said Dent. "Same thing will happen on the debt ceiling...
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Obama's Iran deal may well survive on Capitol Hill

...evaporated in recent days as Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who had been seen as a possible "yes" vote, declared he would vote "no." Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, announced his opposition in an opinion...
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Ballot measure oversight leaves villages unable to prohibit pot sales

...In Akiak, part of House District 38, musher Mike Williams worked as chairman of the "Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote No on 2" campaign. In 2014, during the campaign for Ballot Measure 2, he said it had been hard enough to regulate alcohol...
Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture

...Sunday, and the recommendation by the Greek government to vote 'No,' we see no grounds for further talks at this point...go ahead as planned Sunday and again urging citizens to vote "No." In a televised address to the nation, he said a...
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Reinbold: 'I'm hoping my colleagues respect my decision'

...legislative process moving. There are so many reasons to vote "no" on a budget - it spends too much, too little, one...chairmanship were revoked.Reinbold said she didn't plan to vote "no" on the budget until she sat in on the House Finance...
China's biggest public political event - but is it relevant?

...and that the congress is a show "written, directed, performed - and praised" by the party.Delegates can abstain or vote "no" on the work report, which is considered embarrassing to the leadership, though those votes are always a tiny minority...
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Daylight saving elimination passes Senate

...later via email. "I recognize that there are numerous economic and social benefits to keeping it the way it is and will vote no on the bill."Independent Ketchikan Rep. Dan Ortiz said he will also vote against the bill. He repeated other Southeast...
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