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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

The Wichita Eagle

Lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia

People stand at a barricade at the regional administration building that they had seized earlier in Donetsk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 20, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, US Politics, Republican, Bob Corker, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Barack Obama, Joe Biden

Ga. GOP Senate hopefuls try to separate themselves

Georgia's top Republican Senate hopefuls are scrambling to prove who'd be the most conservative opponent to take on Democratic favorite Michelle Nunn in a race that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama's term.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia Government

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine's prime minister; Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn.; Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.


Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, Bob Corker, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Star Tribune

In new book, US Sen. Elizabeth Warren details fight for economic fairness for working families

At the beginning of her new book, "A Fighting Chance," U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes the moment she grew up.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Edward Kennedy, Democrat

National Public Radio

Sen. Warren's Book Focuses On Working Family Woes

In her new book, "A Fighting Chance," U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes a life spent fighting for economic fairness for the nation's working families.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Scott Brown, Republican

National Public Radio

Scenes From The Never-Dull Clinton White House

For Clinton's last State of the Union speech in January 2000, aides considered a long list of guests who might be cited in the address and sit near first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.


Related Topix: US News, State of the Union, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, Democrat, Mandela, Drama Movies

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.


Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Democrat, Fred Upton, Republican, US House of Representatives

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy

President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.


Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Senator Chuck Schumer

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Nevada senators face off over militia groups

In a blunt exchange that hit on a major American divide, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, stood by his comments that militia groups involved in a ranch standoff are "domestic terrorists," while the state's Republican senator, Dean Heller, replied that he considers them "patriots."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dean Heller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid, Democrat


Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate.


Related Topix: Jon Tester, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana Government, Montana, 2012 Presidential Election

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline, likely punting decision until after Election Day

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely its review of the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, Democrat

Daily Record

Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, Democrat, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Illinois Government

National Public Radio

Spokeswoman: Sebelius Not Considering US Senate

Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.


Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Republican, Pat Roberts, Sam Brownback, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama


Memo says GOP competitive in 5 more Senate races

The National Republican Senatorial Committee, a group tasked with getting Republicans elected to the Senate, believes Republicans have expanded the 2014 playing field with five more contested races as the GOP seeks to retake control of the chamber.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government, Senator Al Franken, Senator Jeff Merkley

ABC News

Blumenthal: Metro-North Fined $552,000 Past Decade

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says Metro-North Railroad has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects.


Related Topix: US Politics, Democrat, US News, Senator Richard Blumenthal