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2 hrs ago | Denver Post

Oregon panel recommends moving to federal exchange

Oregon, once expected to be a national leader in the federal health care overhaul, on Thursday moved to become the first state to dump its troubled online health exchange and use the federal marketplace instead.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Greg Walden, US News, Republican, Oregon Government, Oregon, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

3 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

Chicago to name high school after President Obama

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday announced plans to build Barack Obama College Preparatory High School.

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

7 hrs ago | KION 46

Politicians denounce racher's racist remarks

Racist comments from Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy -- who earlier this month appeared to win a highly publicized standoff against federal authorities over his two-decade long illegal grazing of cattle on public land -- are giving Democrats a new weapon to attack some top Republicans who earlier came to Bundy's defense.

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

9 hrs ago | Fox 23

Cruz to attend Tulsa rally for Senate candidate

Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is scheduled to headline a rally in Tulsa for U.S. Senate candidate T.W. Shannon.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Ted Cruz, Representative James Lankford, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Tom Coburn

13 hrs ago | News24

Taliban ready to deal on captive US soldier

This image grab from an undated video reportedly posted on the internet by Taliban militants allegedly shows US soldier Bowe Robert Bergdahl.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Duncan Hunter, Republican

17 hrs ago | Marshfield News-Herald

Self-funding campaigns can backfire on candidates

Millionaire U.S. Senate candidate Mark Jacobs has secured a state record: He has chipped in more of his own money to fuel his campaign than any other Iowan running for office in state history.

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Related Topix: Iowa, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley

Wed Apr 23, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

Oklahoma court rejects death-row inmates' claims

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State Penitentiary, State Prisons, McAlester, OK

KEPR CBS 19

New Georgia law allows guns in bars, churches, schools

Criticized by one group as the "guns everywhere" bill, Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed carriers can take their weapons, with the governor signing a law that allows them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain circumstances.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Georgia, Republican, Georgia Government, US Governors, Guns

SFGate

US Sen. Boozman recovering from heart surgery

Arkansas U.S. Senator John Boozman is in stable condition and is still recovering from unexpected heart surgery prompted by a tear in his aorta, his office said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Boozman, John Boozman, Medicine, Nursing, Science / Technology

KMIZ

Mitt Romney's new starring role

Mitt Romney is weighing in on competitive Republican primary for a GOP held House seat in California -- the latest sign that the 2012 Republican presidential nominee plans to play an influential role in helping to shape the future of his party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Howard McKeon, US News, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Los Angeles County, CA, Barack Obama

WTOC-TV Savannah

Deal signs bill expanding gun rights in Georgia

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation expanding where people with licenses to carry can bring their guns in Georgia.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US Governors, Ellijay, GA

National Public Radio

U.S. Clears Egypt For Some Military Assistance

The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance.

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Related Topix: Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, Kay Granger, Liberal Political News

Greenwich Citizen

Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

In this April 9, 2013, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters about gun control at the Capitol in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Painting, Arts, Healthcare Law, Law, Senator Kay Hagan

Bellingham Herald

Udall ad attacks GOP's Gardner over abortion

The 30-second spot against Republican Rep. Cory Gardner confirms that Udall will revisit the Democratic playbook of attacking Republicans on women's rights that enabled Sen. Michael Bennet to fend off a strong GOP challenge in 2010 and has helped shift this swing state to Democratic control.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Senator Michael Bennet

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Lehigh Acres Gazette

Curt Clawson Has Won the Republican Primary Election

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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Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Representative Trey Radel, US News

TwinCities

Jet stowaway undetected for hours before departure

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.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767, US Politics, US News, Representative Eric Swalwell, Democrat

O-R Online

Ohio law criticized by high court

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.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Healthcare Law, US Politics, US News, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, Ohio, Stephen Breyer

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Oklahoma faces budget crisis despite economic boom

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, Oklahoma, Tax, Mike Pence, Mary Fallin, US Governors

KMIZ

Rand Paul in Chicago: School choice is 'the great equalizer'

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."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama, Democrat

CNN

First on CNN: 15 cities in running for 2016 Democratic Convention

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.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, US News, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat

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