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3 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Unions call for FairPoint to return to table

Hundreds of union workers are using a Labor Day rally to demand that FairPoint Communications return to the negotiating table.


Related Topix: FairPoint Communications, Telecom, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree

7 hrs ago |

Five must-follow races for the midterms

That means if you turn on your TV, expect to see more -- and nastier -- political advertisements.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Representative Bill Cassidy, Scott Walker, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

7 hrs ago |

Eric Cantor goes to Wall Street

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is taking his talents to Wall Street, joining boutique investment bank Moelis & Co.


Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News

7 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics

For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel toRussia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Estonia, Europe, Travel, Europe Travel, Estonia Travel, Vladimir Putin, Robert Menendez, Democrat

11 hrs ago | WBTV

School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards

Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Violent Crime

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

This Oct. 2, 2013, file photo shows Vicki Maturo, of Culver City, Calif., as she protests against the government shutdown outside the federal building in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, John Boehner, Republican, Davenport, IA, Representative Scott Perry

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Education Ills An Issue In Governor Race

An underfunded, little-known Democratic candidate for governor has a new tool to use in attacking the Republican incumbent after the federal government stripped Oklahoma of authority to decide how to spend millions in education funding because of the state's repeal of national academic standards.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Rush Springs, OK

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Rep. Tom Cole: Be 'Smart About What We Do' on ISIS

While some Republicans have criticized President Obama for not acting quickly enough to combat the growing threat from ISIS in Syria and Iraq, Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., said Sunday on This Week that the U.S. has to be "smart about what we do" and not rush to act.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Tom Cole

WTOP-FM Washington

2016ers jockey even before congressional elections

One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, Representative Cory Gardner, Representative Tom Cotton, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

The Raw Story

Federal judge blocks Louisiana law that would have closed state's abortion clinics

A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked a Louisiana law that advocates say would likely have closed of all five abortion clinics in the state.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, Abortion, US Governors

Norwalk Citizen News

Brace yourselves: Campaign cash buying tons of ads

This Oct. 8, 2013, file photo shows Cornell Woolridge of Windsor Mill, Md., as he demonstration outside the Supreme Court in Washington, as the court heard arguments on campaign finance.


Related Topix: US News, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Politics, Des Moines, IA, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell


Campaign Cash Is Buying Tons Of Ads

Iowa's airwaves are already jammed with ads, most of them negative, in one of the Senate races nationwide that will decide which party claims the majority.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, 2012 Presidential Election, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The News-Star

Analysis: Strife emerges in LSU privatization deal

Only a year into privatization, a bitter feud has erupted from a deal that transferred management of LSU's Shreveport and Monroe hospitals to a research foundation that had never run a patient care facility.


Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, Monroe, LA, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican

WCAX-TV Burlington

Incentives states can offer to get Tesla factory

Joan Rivers remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office in New York City.


Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, University of Wisconsin Madison, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

What states like California can offer to get Teslaa s $5 billion factory

LOS ANGELES >> Five states are on the short list for a $5 billion factory that Tesla Motors plans to build so it can crank out batteries for a new generation of electric cars.


Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, Tax

House, Senate intel chiefs flag Islamic State risk

Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, Mike Rogers, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat

Ohio farmers get more money to combat lake's algae

The federal government is coming up with more money to help farmers cut down on the fertilizers that are feeding algae in Lake Erie.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Sherrod Brown

Sat Aug 30, 2014


5 things to know about 2014 governor's races

Thirty-six states choose governors in the November elections. Winning one of these races can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, US Governors, Rick Scott, Wedding, Florida, Florida Government

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Indiana teachers face new standards, revised test

With the school year underway, Indiana's teachers are still scrambling to bring themselves and their students up to speed on the state's new education standards only months before students take a revamped, high-stakes exam assessing their grasp of the new curriculum.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mike Pence, Education Etc.

WBUR-AM Boston

5 Things To Know About Elections In Massachusetts

Some Democrats have never forgiven Martha Coakley for her stunning loss to Republican Scott Brown in a 2010 special election to fill the seat of the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy.


Related Topix: US Politics, John Tierney, US News, Democrat, Edward Markey, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Scott Brown, Republican