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3 hrs ago | Lehigh Acres Gazette
Curt Clawson has won the Republican primary election in the Florida District 19 special election with currently more than 38 percent of the vote; defeating challengers Lizbeth Benacquisto, Paige Kreegel and Michael Dreikorn.
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3 hrs ago | TwinCities
A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet's wheel well spent seven hours undetected in what is supposed to be a highly secure area of San Jose International Airport before the flight departed, according to an official briefed on the investigation.
4 hrs ago | O-R Online
Justices expressed those concerns early and often Tuesday during arguments in a case challenging an Ohio law that bars people from recklessly making false statements about candidates seeking elective office.
8 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Oklahoma's oil patch is booming, its capital city is thriving and the unemployment rate is falling through the floor, testifying to the state's roaring recovery from the recession.
8 hrs ago | KMIZ
Continuing his outreach to minority voters, Sen. Rand Paul told an audience in Chicago Tuesday that the debate over school choice is not a Republican vs. Democrat issue, but a fight between the "dead-enders" and "those who believe in innovation."
12 hrs ago | CNN
The Democratic Party has asked 15 mayors to submit formal bids to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, an event that could cost a city as much as $60 million but the payout could be triple the investment or more.
15 hrs ago | KMIR 6
Japanese and U.S. negotiators are struggling to reach a preliminary agreement on a free trade pact that might have served as a centerpiece for President Barack Obama's visit to Tokyo this week.
19 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi
U.S. Sen. Edmund Muskie , author of the 1970 Clean Air Act, addressed an estimated 40,000 to 60,000 people at Earth Day in Philadelphia.
20 hrs ago | KMIZ
If a teen carrying nothing but a comb can do it, who else could breach airport security and hop on board the bottom of a plane? That's the question many are asking after a 16-year-old boy snuck into the wheel well of a Boeing 767 and flew from San Jose, California, to Maui, Hawaii.
Republican Rep. Thomas Carmody told the state House on Monday that he wouldn't pursue the measure.
Former Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole said Monday that the U.S. should send weapons, including tanks, to Ukraine to help it resist Russia's moves on its territory and to send Russian President Vladimir Putin a strong message.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will visit bankrupt Detroit this week to highlight the Obama administration's "continued commitment to the city's revitalization and explore ways to promote job creation and economic growth," according to an advisory his department released on Monday.
GOP voters of southwest FL have either been entertained or appalled by the allegations made by the candidates seeking to replace their congressman.
For more than a year in Afghanistan, Ellen the black lab sniffed out explosives while on patrol with her handler, Army Spc.
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.
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.
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.