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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

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primary

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, Representative Cynthia Lummis, Matt Mead, US Governors, Ohio


In new book, Ryan takes on stubborn GOP orthodoxy

As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. Paul Ryan looked around at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama, Social Security, Personal Finance, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Healthcare Law, Law, Entertainment

Christie comes to Perry's defense after indictment

Gov. Chris Christie came to the defense of indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Monday, praising his "honesty and integrity."


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Rick Perry, Texas Government, Texas, Bobby Jindal, Republican, Florida, Florida Government

The Olympian

Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser in Iowa

Sam Roecker, a spokesman for the Harkin Steak Fry, said Monday that both Clintons will speak at the fundraiser in Indianola, just south of Des Moines, on Sept.


Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, History in the News

The Dam Station

Why Do Voters Love Hypocrites?

Though Eric Cantor's primary upset is considered the biggest surprise of the midterm election cycle, another race may come in a close second.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, Representative Scott DesJarlais, David Vitter, US Senate

GOP establishment on a roll in House primaries

This Sept. 17, 2012, file photo shows then incumbent Rep. Frank Guinta, R-N.H., and then Democratic challenger Carol Shea-Porter as they debate during the 1st Congressional District forum at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. National Republicans got their man, and woman, in a half-dozen House primaries in New York, New Jersey, Iowa and ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Representative Frank Guinta, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, Democrat, Immigration Reform, Saint Anselm College, Representative Jon Runyan

Credibility concerns in Missouri shooting probe

In this Feb. 10, 2011, file photo, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch speaks in St. Louis.


Related Topix: US Politics, Lacy Clay, US News, Democrat, Violent Crime, Missouri, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Tea party label irks 2nd District hopeful Poliquin

Two years ago, Bruce Poliquin kicked off his U.S. Senate campaign at a tea party event and courted voters within the ultraconservative movement.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Olympia Snowe, Maine, Barack Obama

Asthma Control Program getting $500K grant

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says asthma affects over 25 million Americans, with increased occurrence among children, women, minorities, and urban demographics.


Related Topix: Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, US Politics, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US News, Democrat

Nixon: Ferguson police were 'aggressive'

Gov. Jay Nixon is criticizing the "over-militarization" of the police response to protests that have been spurred by the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Violent Crime, US Politics, Lacy Clay, US News, Democrat, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Opinion


Rogers: 'Never say never' for combat troops

Republican Rep. Mike Rogers told CNN Sunday he'll "never say never" to the possibility of U.S. combat troops returning to the ground in Iraq to fight Islamic extremists.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mike Rogers, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Natural Disasters, Flood


Defiant Perry defends veto that led to indictment

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday defended the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power, noting that even some Democrats have questioned the move by prosecutors.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Rick Perry, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Michael Turner, Republican, Bobby Jindal


US rethinks giving excess military gear to police

After a decade of sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country, federal officials are reconsidering the idea in light of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Missouri, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, Representative Hank Johnson, Carl Levin