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2 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | SFGate

Abercrombie blames primary loss on gay marriage

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

13 hrs ago | TheIndyChannel

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

CBS Local

Wife of Maryland Congressman Andy Harris Dies

Erin Montgomery is a spokeswoman for Republican Rep. Andy Harris. She said that Sylvia Harris died Thursday after being taken to a hospital.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, Republican


Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Republican, Mike Rogers

Battle Creek Enquirer

Resolution to oppose nuke waste near Lake Huron

A member of Congress from Michigan says he'll sponsor a resolution opposing a Canadian power company's plan to bury waste from nuclear plants less than a mile from Lake Huron.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Dan Kildee, US News, Democrat, Nuclear Energy, Saginaw, MI

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Doc: Inmate in botched execution died from IV

A team of medical examiners has ruled that Oklahoma death row prisoner Clayton Lockett died from the state's lethal injection and not by heart attack.


Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, US Governors

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

Republicans seized on a news report Tuesday that raised questions about whether one of the Democrats' most vulnerable senators up for re-election actually resides in the state she represents.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, Republican, Representative Bill Cassidy, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Cybercast News Service

No. 2 House Republican faces unlikely challenge

This photo taken May 21, 2014, provided by Tanya X. Leonzo shows Raul Garcia standing in a grape vineyard in Bakersfield, Calif.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, Eric Cantor, Bakersfield, CA


Ex-congressman sues Massachusetts over pot denial

A former Massachusetts congressman whose bid to open three medical marijuana dispensaries was rejected by state regulators has filed a lawsuit.


Related Topix: William Delahunt, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Marijuana, Taunton, MA


Kentucky gets $20 million grant for energy study

Democrats and Republicans gathered Wednesday to celebrate a $20 million federal grant designed to move Kentucky toward new forms of energy, a tricky subject in a state dominated by the coal industry.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Andy Barr, US News, Republican, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, US Governors, Steve Beshear, University of Kentucky

WNDU-TV South Bend

ISTA urges Pence to seek accountability delay

Indiana's largest teachers union is urging Gov. Mike Pence to support freezing the state's education accountability system for one year because of changes in the ISTEP test.


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

KWQC-TV Davenport

Ex-lawmaker pleads guilty in GOP caucuses case

A former Iowa lawmaker has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his switch of support from one Republican presidential candidate to another before the 2012 caucus.


Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Representative Michele Bachmann

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Denver Post

Obama again faces Congress question on Syria

One year ago, President Barack Obama was barreling toward airstrikes in Syria when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval from congressional lawmakers.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Washington, DC, Representative Steve Cohen, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker


First-week sales of Paul Ryan's book slow

Rep. Paul Ryan's first solo book sold 6,266 copies in its first week of publication, according to Nielsen Bookscan data provided to CNN by a publisher.


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