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3 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

In this April 3, 2014, file photo, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US News, Camp Delta, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, Democrat, Terrorism

7 hrs ago | 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.


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

10 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

WVa chemical safe level based on 2 weeks exposure

When federal officials decided what chemical levels West Virginians could safely consume in water tainted by a January spill, their standard assumed people would be exposed for two weeks, not 100-plus days.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, Democrat, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Governors, Joe Manchin, Earl Ray Tomblin

Tue Apr 22, 2014

ABC News

NC House Speaker Tested in First Senate Debate

A rival to North Carolina's Republican Senate primary front runner is picking at Thom Tillis' legislative record in the primary's first head-to-head encounter on live TV.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Davidson College

Navy veteran, 92, finally gets military medals

A 92-year-old military veteran has gotten long-overdue medals he earned for serving in the Navy during World War II.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Jack Reed, Democrat

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.


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

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Democrats eye 15 cities for 2016 convention

The Democratic National Committee has asked Chicago, New York and 13 others to make a pitch to host the presidential nominating convention in 2016.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, Democrat, New York

ABC News

GOP's Sen. Rand Paul Promotes School Choice

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is taking his message of a more inclusive Republican Party to Chicago, where he promoted school choice for poor families and planned to meet students at University of Chicago.


Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, US News, Senator Rand Paul, University of Chicago

KEX-AM Portland

The GOP's limp 'emasculate Obama' ploy

Out and about this weekend, I saw no less than three men who appeared to be heterosexual wearing little buns on the tops of their heads.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Dick Cheney, George Bush

Russia must - stop talking and start acting,' Biden says

US Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that ''it's time to stop talking and start acting'' to reduce tension in Ukraine, offering a show of support for the besieged nation as an international agreement aimed at stemming its ongoing crisis appeared in doubt.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, John McCain, Republican

The Daily Gazette

Durkin says Obama library unaffordable for Illinois

Minority Leader Jim Durkin of Western Springs said the state cannot afford the investment when Illinois owes $7 billion in overdue bills and has a $100 billion deficit in its employee pension programs.


Related Topix: US News, Illinois, Illinois Government, US Politics, Barack Obama, Democrat, Tax

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Clinton White House lawyer named top Obama counsel

President Barack Obama is naming a prominent white collar defense attorney and veteran of the Clinton White House as his new top lawyer.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Democrat, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Kirkland and Ellis, Law


US rules against Mexico, Turkey in steel dispute

President Barack Obama 's administration on Monday sided with American steel producers in a politically charged international trade dispute, ruling that imported steel reinforcing bar from Mexico and Turkey unfairly undercuts U.S. prices.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Senator Rob Portman, Republican, Business News

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Congressional race in SW Florida heats up

GOP voters of southwest FL have either been entertained or appalled by the allegations made by the candidates seeking to replace their congressman.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, Senator Rand Paul, Fort Myers, FL, US Governors, Sarah Palin

North County Public Radio

Schumer calls on FDA to drop spent grain proposal

Sen. Charles Schumer will be at a western New York brewery to call on the federal government to drop a proposal that has the nation's craft beer brewers up in arms.


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, Food and Drug Administration, Democrat

ABC News

UAW Withdraws Appeal of Volkswagen Union Vote

The United Auto Workers is withdrawing its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.


Related Topix: Republican, Bob Corker, US Politics, US News, Bill Haslam, US Governors

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Gender gap under Ohio governor nearly $10 an hour

A newspaper investigation has found the average pay gap between men and women in the offices of four of Ohio's five elected statewide officials has grown to as much as almost $10 an hour, as it's shrunk to under a dollar across the rest of state government.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, Republican, US Governors, John Kasich

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Wausau Daily Herald

Biden heads to Kiev to meet Ukraine leaders

Vice President Biden will begin a two-day visit to Ukraine on Monday amidst growing angst in Washington that Russia President Vladimir Putin will press to grab more of eastern Ukraine.


Related Topix: Travel, Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Republican, Bob Corker

Albany Times Union

Why One Man Traveled Almost 3,000 Miles To Take On The Federal Government At A Ranch In Nevada

In early March, the Bureau of Land Management sent a letter to cattle rancher Cliven Bundy informing him they intended to impound his "trespass cattle," contending he owes more than $1.2 million in fees.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, Democrat, Dover, NH


US Sen. Durbin says he's taking Oberweis seriously

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he's taking his opponent in the November election more seriously than any challenger since he first was elected to the Senate.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Dick Durbin, US News