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3 hrs ago | KSTP

With Israel at War, US Lawmakers Give Full Support

Members of Congress are falling over one another to show their support for Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Palestine, IL, John Boehner, Republican, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Ted Cruz

5 hrs ago | News Observer

Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward the brink of insolvency.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Medicare, Health, Retirement, US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KRON 4

Strip Club Endorses Democratic Pastor for Congress

An Arizona strip club has endorsed a Democratic candidate for Congress. And the candidate, the Rev.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ed Pastor, Democrat, Phoenix, AZ

Cybercast News Service

Ernst back from military training to Senate race

Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has returned from two weeks of training with the Iowa National Guard to a midterm election race against Democrat Bruce Braley that has become a competitive contest in the battle for Senate control.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate

Cybercast News Service

Furor engulfs Chicago's red-light camera system

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is scrambling to contain a furor over the city's red-light camera system, which may have ticketed thousands of motorists under questionable circumstances.

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

KMIZ

What will get done before Congress' recess?

Congress faces several big issues before beginning its August recess at the end of the week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Jeff Miller, Republican

NewsOK.com

Officials: Funds secured for nuclear fuel project

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and members of her state's congressional delegation say federal lawmakers have secured enough money to ensure a nuclear fuel project at the Savannah River Site goes forward.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Nikki Haley, US Governors

The Lebanon Daily News

10 Things to Know for Today

This May 7, 2014, file photo shows House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, joined at right by Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., as he speaks during a panel on Capitol in Washington.

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Related Topix: Pete Sessions, US Politics, US News, Republican, Virginia Foxx, Texas, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Sunherald.com

Pence, Bayh, crowd 2016 field with questions

Until Pence says otherwise, he's the clear pick for his party for the governor's office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mike Pence, US Senate, Evan Bayh, Democrat, US Governors, Indianapolis, IN

KSFO AM 560

Texan Bipartisan Pair: American Public Wants an - Orderly Border'

With just five days left until Congress adjourns for summer recess, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, are attempting a bipartisan, last-ditch effort to address the border crisis in their home state but there are few signs of support in Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas Government, Texas

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Olympian

Judge strikes down DC ban on handguns outside home

The ruling from U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin is the latest in a protracted fight over gun laws in Washington.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, Guns, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, Republican

KIMA

Tentative deal reached on veterans affairs reform

The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to improve veterans' health care.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, US News, Republican, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Nursing, Medicine

Myrtle Beach Online

NY lawmakers push for airline safety devices

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Steve Israel are asking the Department of Homeland Security, Defense Department and Federal Aviation Administration to consider technologies that would shield commercial aircraft.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Steve Israel, Federal Aviation Administration, Business News

Windsor Beacon

Ebola virus kills top doctor, infects U.S. doctor

A 10-year-old boy is given a medical blouse after being taken out of quarantine following his mother's death caused by the ebola virus, in the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse Ebola treatment center, at the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia, on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, Republican, Charles Taylor

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Paul: 'Fight for justice' on unfair sentences

Sen. Rand Paul is proposing legislation aimed at eliminating criminal sentencing rules that adversely impact minorities, saying that "we need some fresh ideas to combat old and festering problems."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Paul Ryan, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, Chris Christie, US Governors, Drugs

TwinCities

Michele Bachmann heads to Mexico border for look at crisis

Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann is spending the weekend along the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at an immigration crisis involving Central American youth.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, Steve King, Texas

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KBOI-AM Boise

Threat from Syria Will Last a Decade, Top Lawmaker Warns

The growing chaos in Iraq and Syria, where thousands of Western recruits have joined terrorist groups to train and fight, is cultivating a global threat that the United States is "going to be dealing with for the next decade," the head of the House Homeland Security Committee warned Saturday.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Michael McCaul, Republican, Transporation Security Administration (TSA)

Journalgazette.net

Despite Clinton: Oa Malley in Iowa amid 2016 talk

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley speaks with reporters in his office inside the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md., in this April 7. The Maryland governor is filling the void in Iowa, New Hampshire and beyond during the early stages of the 2016 presidential race, campaigning for fellow Democrats and making personal appeals while former Secretary ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Iowa Government, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Press-Telegram

Obama doesna t get it, say members of Congress

President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Chris Van Hollen

USA Today

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated amid growing violence

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated amid growing violence Fill in head Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1mPkAuQ Libyans condemn and urge an end of war during a protest at Algeria Square on July 26, 2014, in Tripoli, Libya.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, US News, US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican

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