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51 min ago | KEPR CBS 19

New Georgia law allows guns in bars, churches, schools

Criticized by one group as the "guns everywhere" bill, Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed carriers can take their weapons, with the governor signing a law that allows them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain circumstances.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Georgia, Republican, Georgia Government, US Governors, Guns

51 min ago | SFGate

US Sen. Boozman recovering from heart surgery

Arkansas U.S. Senator John Boozman is in stable condition and is still recovering from unexpected heart surgery prompted by a tear in his aorta, his office said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Boozman, John Boozman, Medicine, Nursing, Science / Technology

2 hrs ago | KMIZ

Mitt Romney's new starring role

Mitt Romney is weighing in on competitive Republican primary for a GOP held House seat in California -- the latest sign that the 2012 Republican presidential nominee plans to play an influential role in helping to shape the future of his party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Howard McKeon, US News, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Los Angeles County, CA, Barack Obama

6 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Deal signs bill expanding gun rights in Georgia

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation expanding where people with licenses to carry can bring their guns in Georgia.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US Governors, Ellijay, GA

9 hrs ago | National Public Radio

U.S. Clears Egypt For Some Military Assistance

The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance.

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Related Topix: Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, Kay Granger, Liberal Political News

13 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

In this April 9, 2013, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters about gun control at the Capitol in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Painting, Arts, Healthcare Law, Law, Senator Kay Hagan

17 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Udall ad attacks GOP's Gardner over abortion

The 30-second spot against Republican Rep. Cory Gardner confirms that Udall will revisit the Democratic playbook of attacking Republicans on women's rights that enabled Sen. Michael Bennet to fend off a strong GOP challenge in 2010 and has helped shift this swing state to Democratic control.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Senator Michael Bennet

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Lehigh Acres Gazette

Curt Clawson Has Won the Republican Primary Election

Curt Clawson has won the Republican primary election in the Florida District 19 special election with currently more than 38 percent of the vote; defeating challengers Lizbeth Benacquisto, Paige Kreegel and Michael Dreikorn.

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Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Representative Trey Radel, US News

TwinCities

Jet stowaway undetected for hours before departure

A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet's wheel well spent seven hours undetected in what is supposed to be a highly secure area of San Jose International Airport before the flight departed, according to an official briefed on the investigation.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767, US Politics, US News, Representative Eric Swalwell, Democrat

O-R Online

Ohio law criticized by high court

Justices expressed those concerns early and often Tuesday during arguments in a case challenging an Ohio law that bars people from recklessly making false statements about candidates seeking elective office.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Healthcare Law, US Politics, US News, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, Ohio, Stephen Breyer

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Oklahoma faces budget crisis despite economic boom

Oklahoma's oil patch is booming, its capital city is thriving and the unemployment rate is falling through the floor, testifying to the state's roaring recovery from the recession.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, Oklahoma, Tax, Mike Pence, Mary Fallin, US Governors

KMIZ

Rand Paul in Chicago: School choice is 'the great equalizer'

Continuing his outreach to minority voters, Sen. Rand Paul told an audience in Chicago Tuesday that the debate over school choice is not a Republican vs. Democrat issue, but a fight between the "dead-enders" and "those who believe in innovation."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama, Democrat

CNN

First on CNN: 15 cities in running for 2016 Democratic Convention

The Democratic Party has asked 15 mayors to submit formal bids to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, an event that could cost a city as much as $60 million but the payout could be triple the investment or more.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, US News, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat

KMIR 6

Japan, US struggle to bridge gap on freer trade

Japanese and U.S. negotiators are struggling to reach a preliminary agreement on a free trade pact that might have served as a centerpiece for President Barack Obama's visit to Tokyo this week.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Agriculture, Science, Eric Cantor, Republican

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Earth Day's beginnings rooted in 1970s activism

U.S. Sen. Edmund Muskie , author of the 1970 Clean Air Act, addressed an estimated 40,000 to 60,000 people at Earth Day in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Environmental Law, Law, Activism, US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, California

KMIZ

Teen stowaway: Where was the security?

If a teen carrying nothing but a comb can do it, who else could breach airport security and hop on board the bottom of a plane? That's the question many are asking after a 16-year-old boy snuck into the wheel well of a Boeing 767 and flew from San Jose, California, to Maui, Hawaii.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 767, US News, Democrat, US Politics, Representative Eric Swalwell, Santa Clara, CA, Travel

Norwalk Citizen News

Obama to survey deadly Washington mudslide damage

President Barack Obama blows the whistle to start the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, Monday, April 21, 2014, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, Democrat, US Governors

Mon Apr 21, 2014

ABC News

Lawmaker Shelves Bill to Name Bible as State Book

Republican Rep. Thomas Carmody told the state House on Monday that he wouldn't pursue the measure.

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Related Topix: Republican, William Thomas, US Politics, US News

Northern Michigan News

Bob Dole says US should send weapons to Ukraine

Former Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole said Monday that the U.S. should send weapons, including tanks, to Ukraine to help it resist Russia's moves on its territory and to send Russian President Vladimir Putin a strong message.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Representative Kevin Yoder, Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama, Joe Biden

Reuters

Treasury secretary to show 'commitment' to Detroit in visit

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will visit bankrupt Detroit this week to highlight the Obama administration's "continued commitment to the city's revitalization and explore ways to promote job creation and economic growth," according to an advisory his department released on Monday.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, US Politics, US News, John Conyers, Democrat, Michigan

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