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2 hrs ago | WKBT

Dayton to take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Gov. Mark Dayton plans to chill out at the Minnesota State Fair by taking a bucket of ice water over his head.


Related Topix: US Governors, Mark Dayton, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

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

This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

6 hrs ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

Investigations into Ferguson Shooting Continue, Holder Urges Peace Ahead of Visit

The police officer accused of fatally shooting Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, Mo.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Claire McCaskill, Democrat, St Louis County, MO

7 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Senate control could rest with well-funded women

Control of the Senate could lie in the fortunes of female candidates and the deep-pocketed donors, like former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who are sending piles of cash their way.


Related Topix: Control Group, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Kay Hagan, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Mary Landrieu

11 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich wants Alaskans to know he is one of them and an independent voice against President Barack Obama.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Ted Stevens, Republican, Alaska, Alaska Government, Barack Obama

11 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Bus rental spat comes as Senate candidates meet

The candidates in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race are answering questions together for the first time amid a squabble over a bus rental.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Agriculture, Science

13 hrs 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

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