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14 min ago | KOAT-TV

More VA employees told to falsify data

Roughly half the schedulers at multiple Veterans Affairs hospitals said they received instructions from supervisors to falsify data and hide the true time it took patients to be seen by a doctor after making an appointment, new details from an internal VA audit show.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, White City, OR, Jeff Miller, US News, Republican, US Politics

2 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

House GOP leaders unveil smaller border bill

Struggling to come up with enough votes to pass a funding bill to address the southern border crisis, House Republican leaders further scaled-back their proposal on Tuesday, unveiling a $659 million measure aimed at bringing conservatives on board.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, Barack Obama

5 hrs ago | The Island Packet

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

The department will decide whether any discipline is warranted based on the recommendations of the school's academic review board, Provost Lance Betros said.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, United States Army War College, US Politics, Republican, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Life, Veteran Affairs

6 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Obama dining with 4 Kansas City letter writers

President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time remaining for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Life, Veteran Affairs, Republican, Representative Steve Scalise

10 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Senate Democrats seek to split GOP on export bank

In this Nov. 28, 2010, photo, the American flag is illuminated by the late afternoon sun as it is displayed at the entrance of the U.S. Export Import Bank in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Mary Landrieu, Virginia

14 hrs ago | KSTP

With Israel at War, US Lawmakers Give Full Support

Members of Congress are falling over one another to show their support for Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Palestine, IL, John Boehner, Republican, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Ted Cruz

17 hrs ago | News Observer

Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward the brink of insolvency.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Medicare, Health, Retirement, US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KRON 4

Strip Club Endorses Democratic Pastor for Congress

An Arizona strip club has endorsed a Democratic candidate for Congress. And the candidate, the Rev.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ed Pastor, Democrat, Phoenix, AZ

Cybercast News Service

Ernst back from military training to Senate race

Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has returned from two weeks of training with the Iowa National Guard to a midterm election race against Democrat Bruce Braley that has become a competitive contest in the battle for Senate control.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate

Cybercast News Service

Furor engulfs Chicago's red-light camera system

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is scrambling to contain a furor over the city's red-light camera system, which may have ticketed thousands of motorists under questionable circumstances.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Democrat, US News, Rahm Emanuel

KMIZ

What will get done before Congress' recess?

Congress faces several big issues before beginning its August recess at the end of the week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Jeff Miller, Republican

NewsOK.com

Officials: Funds secured for nuclear fuel project

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and members of her state's congressional delegation say federal lawmakers have secured enough money to ensure a nuclear fuel project at the Savannah River Site goes forward.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Nikki Haley, US Governors

The Lebanon Daily News

10 Things to Know for Today

This May 7, 2014, file photo shows House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, joined at right by Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., as he speaks during a panel on Capitol in Washington.

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Related Topix: Pete Sessions, US Politics, US News, Republican, Virginia Foxx, Texas, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Sunherald.com

Pence, Bayh, crowd 2016 field with questions

Until Pence says otherwise, he's the clear pick for his party for the governor's office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mike Pence, US Senate, Evan Bayh, Democrat, US Governors, Indianapolis, IN

KSFO AM 560

Texan Bipartisan Pair: American Public Wants an - Orderly Border'

With just five days left until Congress adjourns for summer recess, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, are attempting a bipartisan, last-ditch effort to address the border crisis in their home state but there are few signs of support in Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas Government, Texas

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Olympian

Judge strikes down DC ban on handguns outside home

The ruling from U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin is the latest in a protracted fight over gun laws in Washington.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, Guns, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, Republican

KIMA

Tentative deal reached on veterans affairs reform

The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to improve veterans' health care.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, US News, Republican, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Nursing, Medicine

Myrtle Beach Online

NY lawmakers push for airline safety devices

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Steve Israel are asking the Department of Homeland Security, Defense Department and Federal Aviation Administration to consider technologies that would shield commercial aircraft.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Steve Israel, Federal Aviation Administration, Business News

Windsor Beacon

Ebola virus kills top doctor, infects U.S. doctor

A 10-year-old boy is given a medical blouse after being taken out of quarantine following his mother's death caused by the ebola virus, in the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse Ebola treatment center, at the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia, on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, Republican, Charles Taylor

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Paul: 'Fight for justice' on unfair sentences

Sen. Rand Paul is proposing legislation aimed at eliminating criminal sentencing rules that adversely impact minorities, saying that "we need some fresh ideas to combat old and festering problems."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Paul Ryan, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, Chris Christie, US Governors, Drugs

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