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12 min ago | The Wichita Eagle

US economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014

The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Chris Van Hollen, Democrat

3 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Florida, Arizona pick nominees for governor

Well-funded Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist had been favored in his race against former state Sen. Nan Rich.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Representative James Lankford, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott

7 hrs ago | KAUZ

Govt-held Ukraine town hit by rebel shells

Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education... Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal ... (more)

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, Charlie Crist, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott

7 hrs ago | ABC News

APNewsBreak: Jindal Suing Feds Over Common Core

Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US Governors, Barack Obama

9 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Books balanced for last La. budget, with borrowingBooks balanced for...

The books on Louisiana's last budget year have been closed, but it took a bit of borrowing from this year to make the numbers work.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, Baton Rouge, LA, US Governors

Tue Aug 26, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Burger King, Warren Buffett under fire for Canadian inversion deal

Burger King Worldwide and billionaire investor Warren Buffett are facing sharp criticism over plans that would create a new Canadian company after buying Tim Hortons to take advantage of Canada's lower corporate tax rates.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Tim Hortons, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat

CBS Atlanta

Pryor invokes Ebola outbreak in new TV attack ad

Circular saws squealed and construction workers hammered away on buildings, part of this Appalachian area's painstaking recovery from a deadly 2012 tornado.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

WLS-AM Chicago

Senate Campaign Criticized for Use of Photo of James Foley's Executioner

In a video posted to his campaign's YouTube account Monday, New Mexico Senate candidate Allen Weh uses a brief still image of American journalist James Foley's executioner -- a move that critics say is "offensive."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election

WHLO-AM Akron

GOP Shies Away From Obamacare Repeal

Beverly Hires, a former nurse running for Congress here in one of the nation's rare competitive House races, ticks off her problems with the federal health care law: higher premiums, cancelled policies and employers cutting full-time jobs.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Representative Sean Patrick, US Politics, US News, Representative Patrick Murphy, Democrat

Windsor Beacon

Politicians' food tab takes $14.5M bite from donations

House members and candidates have spent at least $14.5 million of their donors' campaign contributions on food since Jan. 1, 2011, a USA TODAY analysis shows.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, Greg Walden, Bill Young, us Travel, Travel

WFIE-TV Evansville

Voters in Florida, 3 other states head to polls

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is set to find out how much momentum he has for a political comeback, as Democratic primary voters decide whether to nominate the former Republican for a chance to reclaim his old job.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Representative James Lankford, Peter Shumlin, Tom Coburn

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Crews now fracking at Pittsburgh International Airport

The start of natural gas drilling near the Pittsburgh International Airport is being cheered by Pennsylvania politicians from both parties.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Tim Murphy, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Mining, Consol Energy, Autos

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Candidates Work Through Last-Day Chores

Candidates facing runoffs in Oklahoma's primary are working through last-day chores in efforts to get out the vote.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican

NewsOK.com

Deal looks to allow computing as core requirement

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the State Board of Education to allow high school students to count computer programming courses toward fulfilling a core requirement for their diplomas.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US Governors, Science, Computer Science, Education Etc., Computers

CBS News

Opponent of scandal-plagued Rep. Scott DesJarlais concedes primary

The Republican state senator who challenged scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais conceded his 38-vote primary loss to the incumbent on Monday, saying he decided not to challenge the results.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Representative Scott DesJarlais, David Scott, Democrat, Robert Scott, Tennessee, Lincoln Davis

ABC News 4 Charleston

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio boosting SC Republicans

Earlier this summer, U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan announced that the Florida Republican would be the keynote speaker at his fourth annual "Faith and Freedom BBQ" fundraiser in Anderson on Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Jeff Duncan, Senator Rand Paul

The Lebanon Daily News

Immigration shaping up as leading election issue

For Republican Rep. Scott Perry, the influx of Central American children who have crossed illegally into the United States has propelled immigration to a top concern for voters in his heavily rural district far from the Texas border, eclipsing the new health care law and the federal deficit.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican, Representative Scott Perry, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WHAS11

The latest on damaging earthquake in California

This is what Associated Press reporters on the scene are learning following the largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years: Pacific Gas and Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, Mike Thompson, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Jeffrey R. Smith

WFAA-TV Dallas

Strong California quake shakes famed wine country

The strongest earthquake in 25 years struck the heart of California's wine country early Sunday, igniting gas-fed fires, damaging some of the region's famed wineries and historic buildings, and sending more than 120 people to hospitals.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Thompson, Democrat, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Napa County, CA

KION 46

Calls to not let Michael Brown 'moment' pass

One day before thousands are expected to gather for the funeral of Michael Brown, political and civil rights leaders don't appear ready to let the moment pass.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lacy Clay, US News, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton

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