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1 hr ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Obama: Offshore 'tax inversions' are unpatriotic

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about the economy at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 2014, on the final day of his three-day West Coast trip.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, Representative Steve Daines

5 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Michigan primary is start of US House shakeup

The Aug. 5 primary features four open seats, heavily-financed challenges to two Republican incumbents and the start to replacing the longest-serving member of Congress in history, Democrat John Dingell.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, Democrat, John Dingell, Dave Camp, Republican, Mike Rogers, US Senate, Carl Levin

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Strip club endorses Democratic pastor for Congress

And the candidate, Rev. Jarrett Maupin, says he's happy to have the support of The Great Alaskan Bush Company of Phoenix.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ed Pastor, Democrat, Phoenix, AZ, Weird

KMBC-TV

Lawmaker mistakes US officials for representatives of India

Rep. Curt Clawson, a congressman for all of one month, made an embarrassing mistake this week when he confused two Obama administration officials with representatives from India.

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

Rock Hill Herald

Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

How those veteran voters respond means a lot to Walsh, who has built his election campaign for the Senate around his 33-year career in the National Guard and his proposals to help veterans and their families.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Representative Steve Daines, Montana, US National Guard, US Military, US Army, United States Army War College, Life, Veteran Affairs

New York Daily News

Biggest fire in Washington state history destroys 300 homes

About 300 homes - twice as many as previously estimated - have burned in a massive wildfire in north-central Washington, a county sheriff said Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, Democrat, Washington, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Okanogan County, WA, Pateros, WA, Twisp, WA

Bellingham Herald

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

CBS' "Face the Nation" - Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., chairman of the House Intelligence Committee; former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.

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Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Mike Rogers, US News, Representative Steve Scalise

Bellingham Herald

House votes to limit tax credit for immigrants

However, millions of low-income families would lose the $1,000-a-child credit in 2018, when enhancements championed by President Barack Obama are set to expire.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Social Security, Personal Finance, Dave Camp, Republican, Tax

WJNO

Paul Ryan's Plan: Rebooting Compassionate Conservatism

After traveling around the country for the last year to better understand what works to combat poverty, Republican Rep. Paul Ryan now has a 'discussion draft' with the key ideas he thinks can help the poorest Americans get ahead, and where the federal government has a role.

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Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Paul Ryan, US News

Daily World

Newest veterans like medical treatment they got from VA, survey shows

The newest generation of combat veterans is struggling with integration into civilian life, confronted by suicidal thoughts, mental-health issues, unemployment and the inability to get timely assessments of their disability claims, according to a nationwide survey of 2,089 members of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Baldwin introduces bill to create more VA doctors

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin has introduced legislation aimed at increasing the number of doctors at Veterans Affairs medical centers and reducing wait times.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tammy Baldwin, US News, US Senate, Medicine, Tammy Baldwin, Democrat, Representative Mark Takano, Representative Dina Titus

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WHAS11

Republicans jump to Astorino's defense

Several Republican governors eyeing runs for the White House in 2016 are rallying behind the New York gubernatorial candidate spurned by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, Mike Pence, Chris Christie, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo, Rick Perry

The Las Vegas Sun

U.S. senator accused of plagiarism in thesis

Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor who appointed him to the Senate earlier this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana Government, Montana, United States Army War College, Steve Bullock, US Governors

WTOP-FM Washington

House, Senate chairs offer competing bills on VA

With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans' health care program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up the delays.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Medicine, Nursing, Jeff Miller, Republican, Democrat, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

4029TV.com

Obama weighs sending guard troops to border

The Obama administration, after initially resisting the idea, is weighing whether to deploy National Guard troops to the southern border to help address a surge of migrant youth from Central America, many of them unaccompanied, a White House official told CNN.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, World News, Central America, El Salvador, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Cybercast News Service

Ryan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programs

Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states that he said would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty.

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Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Paul Ryan, US News

ABC 33/40

Democrats stand by senator amid plagiarism claim

A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S. A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, Death Penalty, US Politics, Republican, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KSWO

Oklahoma schools get boost in per-pupil funding

The state Department of Education announced Wednesday it has released its allocations to school districts for the 2015 fiscal year.

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

Cybercast News Service

Some lethal injection problems in US executions

Since Texas became the first state to use lethal injection as its execution method on Dec. 7, 1982, some problems have been reported during the process nationwide.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Ted Strickland, Democrat, Ohio, US Governors

Northern Michigan News

Calls for troops at border echo previous pushes

When Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the deployment of up to 1,000 armed National Guard troops to the Mexican border he was speaking to voters in Iowa as much as Texas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Joaquin Castro, US News, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Prison, US National Guard, US Military, Rick Perry, US Governors

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