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3 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, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Jim Webb, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama

6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists

A senior White House official raised the possibility Friday of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist group's bases in Syria, saying the U.S would take whatever action is necessary to protect national security.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Terrorism

10 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Two soldiers attempted suicide during so called Jedi Council sex scandal

'I've killed a lot. And if I need to, I'll kill a whole bunch more': Ferguson cop suspended for racist, sexist, homophobic speech caught on video after he pushed CNN's Don Lemon live on-air The rapper, the hacker and the terror travel guide writer: Is one of these British extremists Jihadi John who beheaded James Foley? Spies close in on his killer ... (more)


Related Topix: Sex Scandal, Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, Democrat, US Military, Hastings, US Army

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Warren, through lawyer, disavows Ready for Warren

In a letter to the Federal Election Commission Friday, Warren fully disavowed herself of Ready for Warren, a super PAC with the explicit goal of encouraging the liberal Massachusetts senator to run for president in 2016.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren


Bayh says he's unlikely to run for governor again

Democrat Evan Bayh says he's unlikely to make a bid to return to the Indiana governor's office and will make a final decision soon.


Related Topix: US Politics, Evan Bayh, Democrat, US News


Ryan gleefully dumps ice water on Romney

That's what Mitt Romney said, letting out a slight chuckle after his former running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, dumped a bucket of ice water on his head.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Rob Portman

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, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Senator Rand Paul, Entertainment


Fitbit to stop selling data without consent

Fitbit, a company that makes wearable devices that monitor fitness activity, says it's changing its practice of selling users' personal data to advertisers after concerns were raised about consumer privacy.


Related Topix: Privacy, US Politics, Charles Schumer, Democrat, US News, Louisville, KY


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, Jay Inslee, Republican, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Doc Hastings, Okanogan County, WA

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, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, Democrat, Jim Gerlach


N.H. Poll: Brown, Shaheen statistically tied

Republican Scott Brown appears to be closing the gap in his U.S. Senate race against Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire, according to a new survey released Thursday.


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

KRQE Albuquerque

Police Shooting Missouri

Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two weeks ago.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, Democrat, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, St Louis County, MO

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Trial on Miss. election challenge set for Sept. 15

A trial is set to begin Sept. 15 for a lawsuit that seeks to undo a Republican runoff victory by Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran.


Related Topix: Republican, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News

WTOC-TV Savannah


The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday.


Related Topix: Prison, Guantanamo Bay, US Military, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US News, US Politics, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Cybercast News Service

Colorado's Mark Udall gets ad boost in Senate race

Republican Senate hopeful Cory Gardner's opposition to abortion rights "is way too extreme for Colorado," women voters say in ads Senate Democrats' campaign arm began running Thursday.


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


Laughs in Minnesota Senate race not from Franken

In Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, the investment banker is cracking jokes on TV while the former "Saturday Night Live" performer lectures about financial products.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, Al Franken, Democrat, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

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: Republican, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, Mario Diaz-Balart, US House of Representatives

The Washington Post

Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

In this June 17, 2011 photo, journalist James Foley receives applause from students at the Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter Public School in Framingham, Mass.


Related Topix: US News, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Prison, US Politics, Barack Obama, John McCain, Republican

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Energy secretary pushes for nuclear power

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz championed the use of nuclear power and urged politicians and leaders in the energy industry to adapt and modernize energy production to help minimize the fallout from global warming.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, US Politics, US News, Republican, Mike Crapo

WYFF-TV Greenville

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, Rick Perry, US Governors, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Senator Rand Paul