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10 min ago | USA Today

Congresswoman helps reunite wounded vet with Army dog

For more than a year in Afghanistan, Ellen the black lab sniffed out explosives while on patrol with her handler, Army Spc.

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Related Topix: Chandler, AZ, US News, Democrat, US Politics, Representative Kyrsten Sinema, US Military, US Army

4 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

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

Sun Apr 20, 2014

CBS Local

Federal Government, Calif. Congresswoman, Aide Sued In Fatal DUI Case

Parents of a Santa Barbara woman killed by a drunk-driving congressional aide have filed a federal lawsuit against the driver, Democratic Congresswoman Lois Capps, and the U.S. government.

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Related Topix: Lois Capps, US Politics, Democrat, US News

WALB-TV Albany

GOP campaign committee has $31M to hold House

The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $10 million in March and has $31.2 million banked to defend the party's majority, according to financial reports filed Sunday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Democrat, Steve Israel

The Advocate

Gender gap in Ohio governor's office up to nearly $10 an hour

A newspaper investigation has found the average pay gap between men and women in the offices of four of Ohio's five elected statewide officials has grown to almost $10 an hour, as it's shrunk to under a dollar across the rest of state government.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Strickland, US News, Democrat, Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich

WMDT

Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, Republican, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Denver Post

Will: The government's regulatory overkill

Occasionally, the Supreme Court considers questions that are answered merely by asking them.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, Ohio, Abortion, Opinion

SanLuisObispo.com

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine's prime minister; Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn.; Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout

Flip sides of the same campaign-season coin, the Republican drive in Congress to repeal the nation's health care law and the Democratic call to close the pay gap for women have much in common.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Angler Games, Divided, Video Games, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, Barack Obama

KNUS-AM Aurora

Documents detail another delayed GM recall

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Diana DeGette, US Politics, US News, Democrat

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Why are some Dems running from Obamacare?

Polls have shown that voters love popular provisions calling for mandatory coverage for maternity care and extending coverage for young people up to age 26 to stay on their parents' health insurance policies.

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Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Representative Joe Garcia, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

Sunherald.com

National energy boom blurs political battle lines

Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, with the proposed Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline a major wedge.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican

KIII

Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: Jon Tester, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Steve Daines, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana Government, Montana, 2012 Presidential Election

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KIDK CBS 3

House lawmakers push back on Ukraine aid

The White House is not going far enough in sending aid to Ukraine, say top Republicans and Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee in a letter to President Obama that was obtained by CNN.

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Related Topix: US News, Adam Smith, US Politics, Democrat

KIDK CBS 3

Nevada senators face off over militia groups

In a blunt exchange that hit on a major American divide, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, stood by his comments that militia groups involved in a ranch standoff are "domestic terrorists," while the state's Republican senator, Dean Heller, replied that he considers them "patriots."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid, Democrat

The Olympian

From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

As Clinton prepared for an August 1994 news conference in which he hoped to build public support for his struggling - and ultimately unsuccessful - health care overhaul, he told his advisers: "A lot of them want to know they can keep their own plan if they like it."

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Fred Upton, Republican

WKXW-FM Trenton

US Delays Keystone XL Pipeline Review

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner

KMIZ

Memo says GOP competitive in 5 more Senate races

The National Republican Senatorial Committee, a group tasked with getting Republicans elected to the Senate, believes Republicans have expanded the 2014 playing field with five more contested races as the GOP seeks to retake control of the chamber.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government, Senator Al Franken, Senator Jeff Merkley

York Dispatch

Tom Wolf shows $2.2M income for 2012

Tom Wolf, a York County businessman and Democratic candidate for governor who took out a multimillion-dollar loan to help finance his campaign, reported nearly $2.2 million in adjusted income in 2012, according to the two pages of his 2012 tax return he released Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, Democrat, US Governors, Tom Corbett

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Salsa great Cheo Feliciano dies in car crash at 78

Puerto Rican salsa legend Cheo Feliciano died in a car accident early Thursday, prompting the governor of the U.S. territory to declare three days of mourning.

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Related Topix: Rico, CO, Salsa, Cheo Feliciano, Music!, Fania All Stars, Drugs, US News, Democrat, Nydia Velazquez, US Politics, Entertainment

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