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Democrats reframe debate on health care

One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law, a fresh sign that the unpopular mandate may be losing some of its political punch.


Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Jim Gerlach

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WOC-AM Davenport

Paul Ryan's Book Is Good, Except on Race

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's just-released The Way Forward is to fuel speculation about his possible presidential ambitions.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney


Romney and Ryan reuniting at Chicago appearance

Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his vice presidential running mate, Paul Ryan, are reuniting publicly for the first time since their unsuccessful bid for the White House two years ago.


Related Topix: Mitt Romney, US Politics, US News, Republican, Paul Ryan


Senate Democrats' campaign arm starts ads in Colo.

Senate Democrats' campaign arm is spending $1 million on television ads criticizing the GOP nominee's opposition to abortion rights.


Related Topix: Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US Politics, US News


Sotloff friends praise his talent, passion

When freelance journalist Steven Sotloff disappeared during a reporting trip to Syria in August 2013, his family kept the news a secret.


Related Topix: Journalism, Metal, Isis, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican

Judge: Justice Dept must provide list of documents

In a court proceeding Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson set an Oct. 1 deadline for producing the list to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, Darrell Issa, ATF

WWWM-FM Toledo

Jay Z and Beyonce Cleared of Violating US Sanctions in Cuba Trip

It's been determined Jay Z and Beyonce did not violate U.S. sanctions when they made a trip to Cuba to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary in 2013, Time magazine reports.


Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, Mario Diaz-Balart

Click Orlando

'Obama third term' label could hurt Hilary Clinton

Very few confidants and former aides were frenzied when Hillary Clinton came under fire for questions about her age, health and wealth.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Al Gore, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Republican, Paul Ryan

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

NJ Gov. Christie visits OKC with Gov. Fallin

Republican Govs. Chris Christie of New Jersey and Mary Fallin of Oklahoma toured the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum on Wednesday in a visit that Fallin's Democratic challenger in the Nov. 4 general election said politicized the site of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, Chris Christie, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City National Memorial, US National Parks

Rick Perry hits the road

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is scheduled to be in court on Friday, but he won't be there.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Rick Perry, US Governors, Republican, Mike Pence, Senator Rand Paul, Opinion


Judge: Pence contradicted himself on gay marriage

DECEMBER 02: U.S. Rep. Mike Pence answers reporters questions during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol December 2, 2010 in Washington, DC.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mike Pence, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, US Senate, Jim DeMint, Indianapolis, IN, Louisville, KY

The Macon Telegraph

Former congressman to keynote at symposium

Kennedy has been an advocate for those affected by depression and bipolar disorder.


Related Topix: US Politics, Patrick Kennedy, Democrat, US News

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Investigations into Ferguson Shooting Continue, Holder Urges Peace Ahead of Visit

The police officer accused of fatally shooting Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, Mo.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Roy Blunt, Claire McCaskill, Democrat, St Louis County, MO

Dan Sullivan takes lead in Alaska GOP Senate race

Sullivan entered the primary the presumed front-runner, with the backing of national GOP powerbrokers and a huge cash advantage over his rivals.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, Republican, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, Alaska, Alaska Government

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WFTV Orlando

TSA to train officers on recognizing DC licenses

Transportation Security Administration workers will be getting training on how to recognize District of Columbia driver's licenses and identification cards.


Related Topix: US News, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Washington, DC

Stars and Stripes

Hawaii veterans talk doctor shortages in panel

Veterans are telling U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono they face a shortage of doctors on Maui, Molokai and the Big Island, which has contributed to the long wait times they endured seeking medical treatment across the isolated island chain.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Mazie Hirono, Representative Mazie Hirono, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

WFTV Orlando

Emanuel's critics scurry to find 2015 challenger

In this Oct. 11, 2010, file photo Rahm Emanuel shakes hands along the route of the annual Columbus Day parade as he prepares to run for mayor in Chicago.


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


Rove-backed Crossroads adds Colo. to fall TV plan

The Republican establishment's favorite political machine is adding Colorado to the list of states where it will be advertising this fall.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Colorado, Colorado Government, Life, Holidays, Labor Day

The Chronicle-Telegram

10 Things to Know, Tuesday, Aug. 19

Despite the deployment of the National Guard, who stood back, clashes between police and protesters continued in the St. Louis suburb where the unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a policeman.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel


No Arrest For Gov. Perry, But Mug Shot To Be Taken

A Texas judge opted Monday not to issue an arrest warrant against Gov. Rick Perry, but the Republican still faces the unflattering prospect of being booked, fingerprinted and having his mug shot taken - and has assembled a team of high-powered attorneys to fight the two felony counts of abuse of power against him.


Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, Rick Perry, US Governors, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas