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2 hrs ago | KIDK CBS 3

House lawmakers push back on Ukraine aid

The White House is not going far enough in sending aid to Ukraine, say top Republicans and Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee in a letter to President Obama that was obtained by CNN.

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Related Topix: US News, Adam Smith, US Politics, Democrat

3 hrs ago | KIDK CBS 3

Nevada senators face off over militia groups

In a blunt exchange that hit on a major American divide, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, stood by his comments that militia groups involved in a ranch standoff are "domestic terrorists," while the state's Republican senator, Dean Heller, replied that he considers them "patriots."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid, Democrat

6 hrs ago | The Olympian

From Clinton to Obama, many parallels

As Clinton prepared for an August 1994 news conference in which he hoped to build public support for his struggling - and ultimately unsuccessful - health care overhaul, he told his advisers: "A lot of them want to know they can keep their own plan if they like it."

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Fred Upton, Republican

10 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

US Delays Keystone XL Pipeline Review

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner

13 hrs ago | KMIZ

Memo says GOP competitive in 5 more Senate races

The National Republican Senatorial Committee, a group tasked with getting Republicans elected to the Senate, believes Republicans have expanded the 2014 playing field with five more contested races as the GOP seeks to retake control of the chamber.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government, Senator Al Franken, Senator Jeff Merkley

17 hrs ago | York Dispatch

Tom Wolf shows $2.2M income for 2012

Tom Wolf, a York County businessman and Democratic candidate for governor who took out a multimillion-dollar loan to help finance his campaign, reported nearly $2.2 million in adjusted income in 2012, according to the two pages of his 2012 tax return he released Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, Democrat, US Governors, Tom Corbett

21 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Salsa great Cheo Feliciano dies in car crash at 78

Puerto Rican salsa legend Cheo Feliciano died in a car accident early Thursday, prompting the governor of the U.S. territory to declare three days of mourning.

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Related Topix: Rico, CO, Salsa, Cheo Feliciano, Music!, Fania All Stars, Drugs, US News, Democrat, Nydia Velazquez, US Politics, Entertainment

Thu Apr 17, 2014

ABC News

Hawaii Lawmakers Agree to End Police Sex Loophole

House and Senate members are still negotiating on the version of House Bill 1926 they will send to the governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law

CBS Local

Chicago Vying With San Francisco For George Lucas Museum

Those are the marching orders Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is giving a dozen civic leaders as the city searches for a potential location for an interactive museum to house filmmaker George Lucas' collection of art and filmmaking memorabilia.

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

News Max

Hotel Magnate, Democratic Fundraiser Pleads Guilty

A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates and coached someone to lie about it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Gary Ackerman, New York, 2012 Presidential Election

KHQ-TV Spokane

Illinois gives early OK to $100M for Obama museum

Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still call their hometown, state and local officials aren't taking for granted that the Windy City will land the president's official library.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Michelle Obama, Non-Profit, Rahm Emanuel

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Iowa Senate race suddenly more competitive

A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing the Senate seat in Iowa, a prospect that would greatly enhance the party's chances of regaining control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: Tom Latham, US Politics, US News, Republican, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Ron Paul

The Miami Herald

Raytheon breaks ground for expansion

TV in Meridian reports Gov. Phil Bryant, U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper, R-Miss., joined company and local officials at Wednesday's groundbreaking.

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Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Representative Gregg Harper, US News

Long Island Business News

New York political leader Basil Paterson dies

Paterson served as a state senator, deputy New York City mayor and New York's first black secretary of state.

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Related Topix: US News, Charles Rangel, Democrat, US Politics, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, African-American

KDWN

2 House Dems pressing inquiry into Tenn. VW vote

Two House Democrats said Wednesday they are beginning their own inquiry into whether Tennessee state officials may have violated "or otherwise run afoul of" federal law by their alleged conduct ahead of a vote by workers at a Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, Tenn., that rejected a bid to be represented by the United Auto Workers union.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Bill Haslam, US Governors, George Miller, Democrat, John Tierney

Journal and Courier

Indiana faces deadline on new education standardsIndiana faces...

As the first state to drop the national Common Core learning standards, Indiana is rushing to approve new state-crafted benchmarks in time for teachers to use them this fall, and education leaders from across the nation are closely watching.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mike Pence, Indiana, US Governors, Stanford University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Star Tribune

ACLU sues to try to block Arkansas voter ID law before primary election next month

A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time statewide in the primary election next month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, ACLU, Mike Beebe, US Governors

Tri-cityherald.com

Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

"When it comes to training our workers, not all of today's good jobs require a four-year college degree," Obama said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Cantor blasts Obama for immigration attack on GOP

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is criticizing President Barack Obama for attacking the same lawmakers he's supposed to be working with on immigration.

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

KSWO

Okla.'s US Senate candidates set for panel talk

Former state Sen. Randy Brogdon, two-term U.S. Rep. James Lankford, and former House Speaker T.W. Shannon are scheduled to attend Wednesday's luncheon meeting of the Oklahoma Conservative Political Action Committee.

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Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, US Senate, Tom Coburn

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