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19 min ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Dan Sullivan takes lead in Alaska GOP Senate race

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, The National, Entertainment, Television, Jay Nixon, US Governors

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sen. Enzi wins Wyoming's US Senate GOP primary

Last summer, former Vice President Dick Cheney's elder daughter, Liz Cheney, launched what widely was expected to be a formidable primary challenge for Enzi, a fellow Republican.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mike Enzi, Republican, Michael Enzi, Wyoming, Dick Cheney

Stars and Stripes

Hawaii veterans talk doctor shortages in panel

Veterans are telling U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono they face a shortage of doctors on Maui, Molokai and the Big Island, which has contributed to the long wait times they endured seeking medical treatment across the isolated island chain.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mazie Hirono, Representative Mazie Hirono, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

WTVG-TV Toledo

Dem AG candidate Pepper repeatedly ticketed

Democratic attorney general candidate David Pepper has paid nearly $10,000 in parking fines over the past 14 years after being ticketed more than 180 times, according to records reviewed by The Associated Press.


Related Topix: US News, Republican, US Politics, Mike DeWine

WTMA-AM North Charleston

The Primary Primer: Five Races to Watch in Alaska and Wyoming

WHO'S ON THE BALLOT? On Tuesday, voters cast ballots in Alaska and Wyoming. The marquee race to watch is a three-way bitter GOP Senate primary in our nation's 49th state.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Ohio, Matt Mead


TV ads heating up in Kentucky's US Senate race

Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes' TV ad last week criticized Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell as a multimillionaire who has voted against raising the minimum wage.


Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Mitch McConnell, US News

WCAX-TV Burlington

US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primary

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Missouri

Mon Aug 18, 2014


In new book, Ryan takes on stubborn GOP orthodoxy

As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. Paul Ryan looked around at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama, Social Security, Personal Finance, Senator Ted Cruz, Healthcare Law, Law, Entertainment

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Analysis: Congress can still do deals when it must

This April 1, 2014 file photo shows Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., the ranking member of the House Energy and Committee Committee, speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington.


Related Topix: US News, George Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Henry Waxman, Maxine Waters, Dave Camp, Republican, Tom Harkin

KRQE Albuquerque

On vacation break, Obama discusses Iraq, Missouri

Taking a two-day break from summer vacation, President Barack Obama met with top advisers at the White House Monday to review developments in Iraq and in racially charged Ferguson, Missouri, two trouble spots where Obama has ordered his administration to intervene.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Ferguson, MO, Scott Brown, Republican

CBS Local

Hillary Clinton To Attend Fundraiser In Iowa

Bill and Hillary Clinton will headline the annual steak fry for retiring Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa, making a big return to the leadoff caucus state as the former secretary of state considers another presidential campaign.


Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Iowa, Hillary Clinton

Cybercast News Service

McCain, Brown: US foreign policy weak, ineffective

Arizona Sen. John McCain and New Hampshire Republican Senate hopeful Scott Brown say U.S. foreign policy is weak and ineffective under President Barack Obama.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John McCain, Republican, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Scott Brown, Barack Obama


No arrest warrant being issued for Texas' Perry

For three of Rob and Paulette Montelone's five kids, spending the summer surfing is more than just a fun activity.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, James Jeffords

KOGO-AM San Diego

Why Do Voters Love Hypocrites?

Though Eric Cantor's primary upset is considered the biggest surprise of the midterm election cycle, another race may come in a close second.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, David Vitter

The Island Packet

Immigration crisis at border afflicts heartland harvest

States farther away from the U.S.-Mexico border, though, are reckoning with a different set of challenges: a skimpy agriculture labor market and cumbersome immigrant-worker programs that go unfixed amid partisan gridlock on Capitol Hill.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits, US Politics, US News, Republican, Lindsey Graham


In Alaska, a distinct feel to getting out the vote

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Douglas, AK, Anchorage, AK, Juneau, AK, Eagle-River, AK

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Rick Perry defends the veto that led to charges

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday defended the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power, noting that even some Democrats have questioned the move by prosecutors.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, Rick Perry, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Michael Turner, Republican, US House of Representatives


Sen. Mike Crapo will seek re-election in 2016 for 4th term

U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo says he will seek re-election in 2016. In making the announcement Friday in Lewiston, the 63-year-old Republican says he's committed to resolving a number of critical issues to the country.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mike Crapo, Fruitland, ID


Tea party label irks 2nd District hopeful Poliquin

Two years ago, Bruce Poliquin kicked off his U.S. Senate campaign at a tea party event and courted voters within the ultraconservative movement.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mike Lee, Olympia Snowe, Maine, Barack Obama

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Defiant Gov. Perry rejects 'outrageous' indictment

A satellite designed to produce high-resolution images of Earth from space has been successfully launched from a military base on California's Central Coast.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Jay Nixon, Missouri, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, Democrat