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Christie to heckler: 'Sit down and shut up'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie once again flashed the pugnacious attitude that's made him a gladiator to some and a bully to others on Wednesday, telling a heckler to "sit down and shut up."

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Politicians live it up and have lobbyists pay

On any given weekend, lobbyists in Washington head for the airport to jet off to luxurious locations across the country.

County clerks work to prevent voter fraud

With election day less than a week away, the Cole County Clerk's Office started training nearly 150 poll workers Wednesday.

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Biden stay in cabin prompts Parks review

A luxury log cabin in the mountains of Wyoming has become the subject of a federal probe after it was revealed Vice President Joe Biden and other top officials had stayed there while not on official business.

The Park Service told CNN on Wednesday it ...

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Missouri House speaker forming Koster panel

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones is forming an investigatory committee after a report that Chris Koster was one of several state attorneys general who may have been influenced by campaign contributions and lobbyists.

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DHS investigator resigned after sting

David Nieland, who helped draw attention to what he said were shortcomings in the government's probe of a Secret Service prostitution scandal, resigned from his job at the Department of Homeland Security inspector general on Aug. 9, months after he w...

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Christie 'bongs' tweet blamed on autocorrect

The Twitter account for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joked about the "dangers of autocorrect" after a typo led to a deleted tweet.

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Hagel announces Ebola quarantine

A 21-day quarantine for all military personnel serving in Ebola stricken areas of West Africa was approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Wednesday.

The quarantine was pushed for by the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Hagel said.

Initially the measure will ...

Local groups support Amendment Two

Elections are coming next week on November 4th, and many people are talking about different issues on the ballot. Amendment Two is one ABC 17 has previously reported on earlier this summer. If it passes, it would allow for prior evidence and convictions to be presented in a trial, when involving crimes of sexual nature involving children.

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White House hacked

Hackers have broken into an unclassified computer network used by President Barack Obama's top advisers.

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