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"… uraged by Clear Air Act amendments decades ago.Lisa Jackson, the EPA's top official, in congressional testimony last week, complained of "special interests wh …"

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"… iately administer the nation’s tax laws.” One former high-ranking IRS official counted himself among those who didn’t think the whistleblower program w …"

"… ring an IRS hearing last month on the proposed changes, Thomas Kane, a top official in the IRS chief counsel’s office, explained that the agency couldn’t …"

"… te meeting.” But the IRS has refused to meet with him, Kelton said. IRS officials maintain that laws protecting taxpayer confidentiality prevent them from …"

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"… d-Frank reform law.TBTF banks – A senior Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. official says a systemically important bank or financial institution may be require …"

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"… DP — approximately $36 billion.Despite growing anti-tobacco activism and official Russian government policy now tilted against tobacco, Mercury’s Megapoli …"

"… un by former officers of the nation’s powerful security services. Former officials of those services also have taken positions in Kesaev companies.The gifts …"

"… Russian tobacco businessman spend millions of dollars to help retired FSB officials and military officers?“First of all you must remember that tobacco comp …"

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"… financial regulations mandated by the Dodd-Frank law, a top European Union official warned on Friday.The European Commissioner for Internal Market and Service …"

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"… o lower miners’ exposure to dust, the cause of black lung. Public health officials warn that there has been a resurgence of the disease, particularly in cen …"

"… quirement could have serious economic consequences.Petsonk, a former NIOSH official, said the proposed standard “is based on an impressive body of scientifi …"

"… ]. It could be age or predisposition; maybe they’re a smoker.”Industry officials also have raised concerns about the cost of the proposed rule. Complying …"

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"… er Harry Reid who will help spearhead Majority PAC; Ali Lapp, a former top official at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in the 2006 elections, …"

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"… Zimmerman, his birth name) listed in the White House visitor logs — the official record of who comes to call at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, maintained by the …"

"… He called the White House visitor logs “very thin gruel.”A White House official conceded the system has limitations, asserting it was designed not as an a …"

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"… birth," thus publicly confirming it as his birthplace.He insists that the official "Certification of Live Birth" that Obama produced in 2008 is "not a birth …"

"… artment of State uses "birth certificate" as a generic term to include the official Hawaii document, which satisfies legal requirements for proving citizenshi …"

"… is now-deceased American grandparents. Actually, a state health department official and a former managing editor of one of the newspapers said the information …"

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"… t in a swamp of paperwork.In many cases, the state does not know if school officials have fixed these problems. Instead, the state architect’s office issued …"

"… fice became closely alignedwith the industry it regulates. Government officials became members of a lobbying group for school construction firm …"

"… rship dues.The California Geological Survey redrew the state’s official earthquake hazard maps decades ago amid pressure from property owners, rea …"

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"… with this system?”  …"

"… year ago.Cuomo filed only Repo 105 lawsuitSo far, the only law enforcement official to take action against Repo 105 is former New York Attorney General Andrew …"

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"… federal firearms trafficking statute are many, say current and former ATF officials.The case of an alleged straw buyer in the Fast and Furious investigation, …"

"… F is powerless to immediately stop these sales, said the bureau’s former official, Bouchard, because there’s nothing illegal about buying a large number o …"

"… cted for months.The myriad of obstacles were vividly displayed in what ATF officials thought was an airtight case against George Iknadosian, the owner of the …"

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"… but which persists two years into his presidency. Westly, a former public official in California, declined repeated requests from the Center for interviews a …"

"… ts in March, he turned his back to ABC News and was escorted away by party officials. Those who have worked with Westly over the years say his greatest asset …"

"… at fellow venture capitalist Doerr’s estate. The meeting, a White House official said, was “part of our ongoing dialogue with the business community on h …"

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"… ountability, and a tendency to violate its own rules, says the GAO. JIEDDO officials have misreported the cost of pricey projects, apparently to get them more …"

"… spaghetti, looking to see what stuck,” said Dan Goure, a former defense official who is now vice-president at the Lexington Institute, a Washington, D.C.-a …"

"… nted on unmanned aerial vehicles to detect insurgents placing IEDs. JIEDDO officials said the radar was listed as “overhead” because it was essentially st …"

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"… s and directors, though it still has time to do so. Black, the former OTS official, says the agency’s review of banks like UCB shows how the FDIC followed …"

"… t payments on their initial, failing loans, according to the lawsuit. Bank officials approved policies “void of the most basic prudent lending controls,” …"

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"… the United States. Bruce Riedel, a former senior National Security Council official and CIA officer dealing with the Middle East, said that a less repressive …"

"… ne fifth of the world’s known oil reserves. King Abdullah, who has ruled officially since 2005 and de facto since 1995, is progressive in Saudi terms and ha …"

"… nationalism by wrapping themselves literally in Bahraini flags.IranIranian officials from Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and gov …"

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"… lick Cash. After months of silence from the Nevada-based companies, state officials were surprised when two Indian tribes, the Santee Sioux Nation of Nebrask …"

"… ist said no one was available to answer questions, but promised to have an official from the tribe call the Center. No one from the tribe responded to repeat …"

"… ays that the tribes want to reach a settlement in Colorado, too, but state officials have shown no interest in working things out. Guest notes that “I pers …"

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"… pacity magazines and other military features, according to law enforcement officials, investigative documents and court records.Other popular models identifie …"

"… of the border, the rifle can fetch upwards of $2,000 to $3,000 in Mexico, officials said.A matter of legal interpretationThe Obama administration says the pr …"

"… .“They let in just about anything,” said Gerald Nunziato, a former ATF official, who is now an independent consultant.Added Arizona’s former Democratic …"

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"… rs of cash by two billionaire customers.One of the bank’s moves amid the official push was to develop a computer program that would red-flag questionable mo …"

"… ys, management branded him as a troublemaker and eventually fired him.Bank officials say the computer program was a success, and that it does what it’s supp …"

"… the special inspector general for the federal bailout program, claims bank officials hid massive losses at Merrill from shareholders and then squeezed taxpaye …"

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"… nd in January if extra supervision is needed, a senior Treasury Department official told the Financial Stability Oversight Council today.The council – made …"

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"… ip Morris spokesman in Russia, Sergey Chernenko, acknowledged that company officials took part in the working group. “It is a natural democratic approach to …"

"… meeting with then President Vicente Fox, according to a former government official who attended the meeting. After the meeting, the government announced a co …"

"… 6 million in 2009, according to the Center for Responsive Politics – WHO officials say they are seeing more government-relations work in emerging markets. B …"

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"… ons: $52,000 to a charity run by the wife of the finance minister, the key official in deciding how much excise tax will be levied on tobacco.An ext …"

"… door exists between the Russian government and the tobacco industry, with officials at times holding concurrent positions with both industry groups and the a …"

"… stributes one billion cigarettes to soldiers, free of charge.Donskoy Tabak officials declined to comment for this story.Tobacco-control activists and business …"

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"… he plummeting stocks is a decade-long history of rampant fraud and lack of official oversight. Each year, thousands of tons of fish have been illegally caught …"

"… and Italians, joined by Turks and others, Mediterranean fishermen violated official quotas at will and engaged in an array of illegal practices: misreporting …"

"… 1998 and 2007, according to an analysis by ICIJ. The analysis was based on official estimates of total catch, Japan wholesale market prices, and official quot …"

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"… rket in the Mediterranean lasted only three months,” recounted a Spanish official who for years oversaw the industry. “The possibility of caging live blue …"

"… d’s supply, are starting to balk at excesses in the industry. Last year, officials in Japan took the unprecedented step of blocking the entrance of more tha …"

"… s with live fish. But the investment created a vicious cycle, ranchers and officials say. Once the ship owners had purchased multimillion dollar vessels, they …"

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"… is honing its focus on more large manufacturing sites, the agency’s No.2 official told reporters today.OSHA has inspected 187 worksites as part of its Recor …"

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"… o have a grassroots lobbying message,” said Marcus Owens, the former IRS official. Further, business trade groups such as the Chamber of Commerce have long …"

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"… of self-custodians by the SEC invites future scandals.”Last year, an SEC official told lawmakers that out of about 11,300 investment advisers registered wit …"

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"… e individual executives, didn’t identify Marcus as a convicted felon.HUD officials declined to comment on Gregg Marcus and his criminal conviction. In a sta …"

"… ned.While HUD says it tries to keep felons out of the FHA program, housing officials say they cannot bar other individuals just because they had previously wo …"

"… pany was barred from the program in 2009. The executive is currently a top official at another FHA lender in Texas, according to documents and interviews.BSM …"

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"… in Afghanistan are suspected of bribing both Taliban and Afghan government officials;U.S. money for a trash collection program in Iraq, administered by a bewi …"

"… se of the complex contracting chain.Edward Harrington, an Army procurement official, could not tell the Wartime Contracting Commission hearing in July how muc …"

"… ack trucks on certain routes, while other bribes flow to Afghan government officials, further fueling corruption, the report said.Solutions?Experts say some s …"

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