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1 hr ago | Daily Herald

Section of Interstate 70 named for Jerry Costello

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- A section of Interstate 70 in southwestern Illinois has been named in honor of former Congressman Jerry Costello.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jerry Costello, US News, Democrat, East St. Louis, IL, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Pat Quinn, US Governors

5 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Webb: One show not enough to fully criticize Clinton's record

Democrat Jim Webb needs more than one show if you want him to critique Hillary Clinton's record as secretary of state.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Jim Webb, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama

8 hrs ago |

McCain: Why is Phoenix VA boss still employed?

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., says change at the VA is imminent amid Congress' oversight, media coverage and veteran outrage.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Jeff Flake, Senator Jeff Flake, Life, Veteran Affairs, Outsourcing

12 hrs ago | KPIC

Agency to release extra water for Klamath salmon

A federal agency has decided to boost releases of cool clean water into Northern California's Klamath River to prevent a repeat of the 2002 fish kill that left tens of thousands of adult salmon dead.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Jared Huffman, Democrat, Sacramento, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Potential 2016 candidates cautious on Ferguson

The police shooting and death of Michael Brown has gripped the nation, but many potential presidential candidates in 2016 are taking a cautious approach to the clashes between protesters and police in suburban St. Louis.


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


Mud, slides close roads, trap motorists in Wash.

Thunderstorms dropped heavy rain on areas of north-central Washington hard-hit by wildfires this summer, triggering flash floods and mud slides Thursday night that damaged some homes, blocked portions of at least three highways and stranded some motorists, officials said.


Related Topix: Weather, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, Republican, Patty Murray, Democrat, Doc Hastings, Okanogan County, WA

The Wichita Eagle

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.; Rev. Al Sharpton; Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and his medical mission to Guatemala to perform eye surgery.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mike Rogers, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Entertainment


Romney: Clinton won't be able to distance herself from Obama

At a book event for Rep. Paul Ryan, his former running mate, Romney said that Hillary Clinton distancing herself from some of President Barack Obama's foreign policy was reminiscent of the campaign he ran against the president.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama


Congressman's office sorry for Soviet medals in ad

A New Jersey congressman's office is red-faced over a Facebook ad about veteran benefits that featured Soviet military medals.

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Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Scott Garrett, US News

Cybercast News Service

Democrats reframe debate on health care

One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law, a fresh sign that the unpopular mandate may be losing some of its political punch.


Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Jim Gerlach

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WOC-AM Davenport

Paul Ryan's Book Is Good, Except on Race

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's just-released The Way Forward is to fuel speculation about his possible presidential ambitions.


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


Romney and Ryan reuniting at Chicago appearance

Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his vice presidential running mate, Paul Ryan, are reuniting publicly for the first time since their unsuccessful bid for the White House two years ago.


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


Senate Democrats' campaign arm starts ads in Colo.

Senate Democrats' campaign arm is spending $1 million on television ads criticizing the GOP nominee's opposition to abortion rights.


Related Topix: Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US Politics, US News


Sotloff friends praise his talent, passion

When freelance journalist Steven Sotloff disappeared during a reporting trip to Syria in August 2013, his family kept the news a secret.


Related Topix: Journalism, Metal, Isis, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican

Judge: Justice Dept must provide list of documents

In a court proceeding Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson set an Oct. 1 deadline for producing the list to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, Darrell Issa, ATF

WWWM-FM Toledo

Jay Z and Beyonce Cleared of Violating US Sanctions in Cuba Trip

It's been determined Jay Z and Beyonce did not violate U.S. sanctions when they made a trip to Cuba to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary in 2013, Time magazine reports.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, Mario Diaz-Balart

Click Orlando

'Obama third term' label could hurt Hilary Clinton

Very few confidants and former aides were frenzied when Hillary Clinton came under fire for questions about her age, health and wealth.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Al Gore, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Republican, Paul Ryan

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

NJ Gov. Christie visits OKC with Gov. Fallin

Republican Govs. Chris Christie of New Jersey and Mary Fallin of Oklahoma toured the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum on Wednesday in a visit that Fallin's Democratic challenger in the Nov. 4 general election said politicized the site of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, Chris Christie, Mary Fallin, US Governors, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City National Memorial, US National Parks

Rick Perry hits the road

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is scheduled to be in court on Friday, but he won't be there.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Rick Perry, US Governors, Republican, Mike Pence, Senator Rand Paul, Opinion


Judge: Pence contradicted himself on gay marriage

DECEMBER 02: U.S. Rep. Mike Pence answers reporters questions during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol December 2, 2010 in Washington, DC.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mike Pence, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, US Senate, Jim DeMint, Indianapolis, IN, Louisville, KY