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2 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

2016ers jockey even before congressional elections

One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, Representative Cory Gardner, Representative Tom Cotton, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

6 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Federal judge blocks Louisiana law that would have closed state's abortion clinics

A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked a Louisiana law that advocates say would likely have closed of all five abortion clinics in the state.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, Abortion, US Governors

9 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Brace yourselves: Campaign cash buying tons of ads

This Oct. 8, 2013, file photo shows Cornell Woolridge of Windsor Mill, Md., as he demonstration outside the Supreme Court in Washington, as the court heard arguments on campaign finance.


Related Topix: US News, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Politics, Des Moines, IA, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

13 hrs ago | Switched

Campaign Cash Is Buying Tons Of Ads

Iowa's airwaves are already jammed with ads, most of them negative, in one of the Senate races nationwide that will decide which party claims the majority.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, 2012 Presidential Election, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The News-Star

Analysis: Strife emerges in LSU privatization deal

Only a year into privatization, a bitter feud has erupted from a deal that transferred management of LSU's Shreveport and Monroe hospitals to a research foundation that had never run a patient care facility.


Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, Monroe, LA, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican

WCAX-TV Burlington

Incentives states can offer to get Tesla factory

Joan Rivers remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office in New York City.


Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, University of Wisconsin Madison, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

What states like California can offer to get Teslaa s $5 billion factory

LOS ANGELES >> Five states are on the short list for a $5 billion factory that Tesla Motors plans to build so it can crank out batteries for a new generation of electric cars.


Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, Tax

House, Senate intel chiefs flag Islamic State risk

Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, Mike Rogers, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat

Ohio farmers get more money to combat lake's algae

The federal government is coming up with more money to help farmers cut down on the fertilizers that are feeding algae in Lake Erie.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Sherrod Brown

Sat Aug 30, 2014


5 things to know about 2014 governor's races

Thirty-six states choose governors in the November elections. Winning one of these races can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, US Governors, Rick Scott, Wedding, Florida, Florida Government

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Indiana teachers face new standards, revised test

With the school year underway, Indiana's teachers are still scrambling to bring themselves and their students up to speed on the state's new education standards only months before students take a revamped, high-stakes exam assessing their grasp of the new curriculum.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mike Pence, Education Etc.

WBUR-AM Boston

5 Things To Know About Elections In Massachusetts

Some Democrats have never forgiven Martha Coakley for her stunning loss to Republican Scott Brown in a 2010 special election to fill the seat of the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy.


Related Topix: US Politics, John Tierney, US News, Democrat, Edward Markey, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Scott Brown, Republican


5 things to know about the Texas elections

The results of Texas' Nov. 4 election will kick off the state's largest political shakeup in a generation because not a single statewide incumbent is on the ballot.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Pete Gallego, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Electronics, Dewhurst, Rick Perry, US Governors

News Max

Buyer's Remorse on Common Core for Policymakers?

Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading , but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mike Pence, Bobby Jindal, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, US Governors, Missouri, Florida, Florida Government


Abercrombie blames primary loss on gay marriage

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, US Governors


Gov. Pence discusses presidency in Texas stop

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence jokes that he's heard the argument that the next president of the United States should be a governor -- and that he's "sympathetic" to it.


Related Topix: US Governors, Mike Pence, US Politics, US News, Republican

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Washington Post

GOP Sen. McConnell's campaign manager resigns

Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager is resigning as a result of a scandal involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012.


Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, 2012 Presidential Election


Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

CBS' "Face the Nation" - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; Reps. Peter King, R-N.Y., and Adam Smith, D-Wash.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Peter King, Adam Smith, Democrat, Robert Menendez, Dutch Ruppersberger

Washington Times

At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

Nemmouche is a Frenchman who authorities say spent 11 months fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria before returning to Europe to act out his rage.


Related Topix: Terrorism, US News, US Politics, Republican, Mike Rogers

Magic 107.9

Summer 2014 Was the Worst Ever

Summer is usually my favorite time of year. It's a season that conjures up joyful thoughts of vacations and fun in the sun.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Anthony Weiner, Democrat, Ferguson, MO