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House, Senate advance competing border proposals

At an impasse on immigration, House Republicans and Senate Democrats advanced competing proposals Wednesday for dealing with tens of thousands of young migrants showing up at the southern border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John McCain, Republican, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders

Perdue was a journeyman corporate CEO; Nunn is a nonprofit executive on leave. Neither has held public office, making Georgia's Senate race the only one in the country to feature two self-styled "outsiders" who now must find other distinctions to capitalize on voter discontent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Non-Profit, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, University of Georgia

KRNV-TV Reno

Cruise passengers recount horror stories to Senate

A California woman called for more protections for passengers on cruise lines as she recounted before Congress the assault she suffered during a trip aboard a cruise ship.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Jay Rockefeller, US News

Switched

GOP Senators Demand Say On Iran Nuclear Deal

Republican senators are insisting that the House and Senate sign off on any potential nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers or else sanctions on Tehran that had been temporarily lifted could kick back in.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Bob Corker, Barack Obama

The Fresno Bee

Fire season in West expected to get more intense

U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell said Wednesday that largely has been a matter of luck, with the hot windy weather known as "red flag" days not lining up with the lighting strikes that start most fires, particularly in California.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, California, August, CA, US News, US Politics, Ron Wyden, Democrat

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

FAA ban: Israeli setback, Hamas victory

The FAA's ban on U.S. flights to and from Israel's main airport for a second day marks another blow to that country's economy and a success for Hamas militants, experts said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Military, US Air Force, Senator Tim Kaine, US Politics

Yahoo!

Montana senator accused of plagiarizing thesis

Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Democrat, Max Baucus, Prison

Cybercast News Service

Cruz suggests flight ban is boycott of Israel

This April 30, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation

WHAS11

Rubio goes full-tilt cultural conservative

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says supporters of gay marriage often show "intolerance" toward people like him who support heterosexual marriages.

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Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News

Tri-cityherald.com

Dole, vets groups renew push for disability treaty

The former Senate majority leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday renewed his plea for full ratification of a treaty promoting equal rights for disabled around the world.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Republican, Senator Mark Kirk, Law, Employment / Labor Law, John McCain

Myrtle Beach Online

Senate panel backs McDonald for VA secretary

This June 2014 file photo shows President Barack Obama shaking hands with former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald, his nominee as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Life, Veteran Affairs, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Washington DC

Iol.co.za

US women business owners face gender gap

Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, Democrat

EDGE

Exxon Mobil Says It'll Follow New Anti-Bias Rules

Exxon Mobil Corp. has said it will comply with the new protections for gay and transgender employees required of federal contractors, while still sidestepping the question of whether it will formalize that by changing the language of its corporate policy.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical, Chemicals, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, Democrat

Northern Michigan News

Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Washington, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Weather

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Biden among Urban League meeting speakers in Ohio

Vice President Joe Biden's scheduled speech Thursday headlines the lineup of participants at the conference Wednesday through Sunday in downtown Cincinnati.

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Related Topix: Ohio, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US News, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Joe Biden, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Barack Obama

NewsOK.com

Ex-miner asks Congress for help on black lung

A retired coal miner who suffers from black lung disease has urged Congress to help clear a backlog of claims of fellow miners who have the disease.

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Related Topix: Princeton, WV, US Politics, US News, Robert Casey, Democrat

WTEN-TV Albany

GOP voters in Georgia to decide Senate nominee

Georgia Republicans have only a few more hours before they have a Senate nominee in a race that will help decide which party controls the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama's administration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, Saxby Chambliss, Barack Obama, Ron Paul

WAVE-TV Louisville

GOP voters in Georgia to decide Senate nominee

The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, Ron Paul

Washington Times

Senate, House on collision course on border money

Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for agreeing to any money.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, John McCain, Republican, Tom Harkin, Democrat

Click2Houston

Justice Dept. suspends most poll-watching

For the first time in decades, voters in Georgia are going to the polls Tuesday without the chance of having Justice Department observers inside their polling places.

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

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