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News on the 2012 presidential race.

2 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

NATO coalition in Afghanistan shrinking fast as it heads to extinction at year's end

Alongside the exodus of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries like Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, 9, Tufts University

4 hrs ago | CNN

4 reasons Rick Perry is in trouble

She was the one caught driving drunk, but in an odd twist of political fate, he's now the one who has just been indicted on felony charges.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX, Texas Government, Texas, US News, US Politics

8 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

Presidential schmoozing only gets you so far

They're on the same team. They work only a couple of miles from one another. So you might think that President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats would find time to get together once in a while.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, W., George Bush

12 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

Five must-follow races for the midterms

That means if you turn on your TV, expect to see more -- and nastier -- political advertisements.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Scott Walker, US Governors, Barack Obama

16 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

NATO needs U.S. leadership and a return to action

Canadian Forces participate in NATO's Training Mission in Afghanistan to assist Afghan National Security Forces this photo from December, 2012.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Ukraine, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The City Wire

Another Pryor commitment

Editor's note: This commentary is part of a collaboration between the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith and The City Wire to deliver an ongoing series of political-based essays and reports.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, University of Arkansas, Fort Smith, AR, American University, US News, US Politics

Yahoo!

Cuba's new crackdown takes effect

Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and toiletries, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday carried loads of hard-to-obtain consumer goods but complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Why is Gov. Pat Quinn living off minimum wage for a week?

He's living on Illinois' minimum wage, which is $8.25 an hour, and $79 is the amount he says someone living on minimum wage has left over after expenses such as taxes and housing.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Joe Biden

Weirton Daily Times

5 Things to know about the West Virginia elections

The results will show if frustrated voters are willing to lump all Democrats together.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Texas voter ID battle to continue in court

As it is required in every election in Texas since last November, people voting in the special election in state Senate District 28 must show government-issued photo identification before casting their ballots.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US House of Representatives, Representative Marc Veasey, Democrat, US Supreme Court

The Fresno Bee

Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

In this Sept. 6, 2010 file photo, President Barack Obama greets supporters before speaking on the economy at the Milwaukee Laborfest in Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Milwaukee, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors

Sun Aug 31, 2014

US News & World Report

Obama Golf Game Is Just the Latest Presidential Cultural Mistake

Reacting in horror to journalist James Foley's death at the hand of Islamic murderers was one of this summer's bipartisan moments.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

American Thinker

House Intel chief: Obama foreiegn policy in 'freefall'

House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Mike Rogers sharply criticized the president's foreign policy choices on Fox News Sunday, saying it was in "freefall" and that any action he takes regarding Islamic State is "too little, too late."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Travel, Iran, Azerbaijan Travel, Asia Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Pakistan Travel, Europe Travel, Iran, Pakistan Travel, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Switched

Barack Obama And The Misery Of His Augusts, Ranked

President Barack Obama held a grim press conference on Aug. 28, 2014, to talk about Russian forces in Ukraine and the ISIS insurgency.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Mitt Romney

Home

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

This Oct. 2, 2013, file photo shows Vicki Maturo, of Culver City, Calif., as she protests against the government shutdown outside the federal building in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Representative Scott Perry, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Ohio

Philly.com

Christie readies for Mexico while keeping quiet on immigration reform

As he prepares to lead a trade mission to Mexico this week, Gov. Christie has been relatively silent on an issue vexing the Republican Party: immigration reform.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Chris Christie, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Prison, Illegal Immigration

The Times

After scandal, McAllister lacks incumbent's edge

After scandal, McAllister lacks incumbent's edge The benefits of incumbency are nearly non-existent for Louisiana's newest congressman.

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Related Topix: Rodney Alexander, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Monroe, LA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Raw Story

Campaign manager for Mitch McConnell resigns over Ron Paul bribery allegations

The campaign manager for U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican locked in a tough re-election battle, resigned late Friday in fallout from a scandal stemming from his time with the 2012 Ron Paul presidential campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, Representative Michele Bachmann

The Hill

Celebrities gin up youth votes heading into midterm election

With young voters more apathetic about voting and government than ever, several organizations are trying to woo the "selfie generation" to the polls this fall.

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Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

New York Post

Why Mitt Romney may again be the GOP's next great hope

The former Massachusetts governor has run and lost two bids for the White House - in the 2008 Republican primaries and again in the 2012 general election.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Tea Party, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence

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