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2 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Kraft voluntarily recalls nearly 8,000 cases of American singles cheese

Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

5 hrs ago | American Reporter

MomentumNO More Mr. Nice Guy

AT THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, DENVER, Aug. 28, 2008 -- The Democratic Party celebrated its hard-fought choice of a presidential nominee with world-class music, triumphal speeches and a mile-high fireworks display that mirrored the powerful emotions on display at Invesco Field in Denver as the first African-American in American history ... (more)

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Democratic National Convention, Denver, CO, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, US Governors, Brian Schweitzer

9 hrs ago | American Reporter

Make My DayTHE Good Scissors: Bane of Childhood

This is how it starts, this elaborate electoral dance with the country's voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Colorado Springs, CO, Democrat, Barack Obama

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Switched

Rick Perry Deletes Tweet Mocking District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg

The tweet, which has since been deleted, showed an image of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, who was arrested on drunk driving charges in April 2013, and the following words: "I don't always drive drunk at 3x the legal blood alcohol limit... But when I do, I indict Gov. Perry for calling me out about it.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, William Jefferson, Democrat, US Senate

In-depth Africa

Fact-checking Barack Obama

Stephen Lendman Correspondent Barack Obama long ago lost credibility. Nothing he says can be believed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Elm Grove

Dr. King in town, look at candidate's content of character

I heard Dr. Alveda King speak yesterday on Vicki McKenna's radio program. Alveda is following in her uncle Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s footsteps in speaking out for civil rights for all.

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Related Topix: African-American, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Abortion, Illinois, Illinois Government

Politico

Ruppersberger defends Obama on ISIL 'strategy'

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, on Sunday defended President Barack Obama's much-criticized Thursday remark that when it comes to taking on the Islamic State extremist group in Syria, "We don't have a strategy yet."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Dutch Ruppersberger, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Barack Obama

Philly.com

Identifying players in federal probe of Fattah campaign

One was a kid from the hardscrabble Abbottsford Homes in East Falls who rose to become a millionaire member of America's financial elite.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Philadelphia, PA, US House of Representatives, Chaka Fattah

Breitbart.com

Mid-Term Battleground States a 'No-Fly Zone' for Obama

What it is, is proof of how disastrously low Barack Obama's ratings are in a number of states crucial for Democrats if they want to hold off the GOP from taking control of the Senate in 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Richard Burr, Republican, North Carolina Government, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Beyond governor race, big stakes in Illinois vote

CHICAGO – Anyone in Illinois who's turned on a TV in recent weeks knows the race for governor is shaping up as a no-holds-barred, no-expenses-spared slugfest.

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

SFGate

Ted Cruz Calls Obama A 'Kitty Cat' Next To The Russian Bear

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Metal, Isis

The Republic

Economic sanctions spare Western-tied Russian fund

Western business connections are complicating efforts to bring economic sanctions against executives and companies closely aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Blackstone Group, Advertising, Investment Services, Financial Services, BlackRock, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama, Europe, World News, Germany

WHDH

Illinois dad delivers daughter on highway

A dad in Illinois delivered his new daughter on a highway before he and his wife could reach the hospital.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government

The Washington Post

5 things to know about House races

The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November's elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama's unpopularity drags down Democrats.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Representative Robert Dold, Lee Terry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Gary Miller

The Times-Tribune

It's more than the economy

More than 20 years ago, political consultant James Carville coined the phrase "the economy, stupid" to help elect Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton president.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, George Bush, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Democrat, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

News Max

Inaction on Syria Haunting Obama One Year Later

The beheading of American journalist James Foley by the Islamic State and the widespread attacks on President Barack Obama's response to it have some Republicans debating whether ISIS might have been destroyed last year if the United States had bombed Syria because of President Bashar Assad's use of chemical weapons against his own people.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Turner

Washington Times

GOP sees gains in Illinois voters tuning out

The candidates for Illinois congressional seats heard all about it during visits with voters in August: Disgust with Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Cheri Bustos, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Brad Schneider, Democrat, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, US Senate, Illinois, Illinois Government

Cape Cod Times

Why is Burger King going into exile?

Burger King is drawing a lot of flak over plans to shift its legal address to a foreign country by merging with Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat

Politico

Obama's campaign no-fly zone

In an election that Republicans want to make all about President Barack Obama, the White House is determined to make him all but disappear in the battleground states that matter.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Representative Mark Schauer, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi

The Heartland Institute

America, Our Debt-Ridden Nation

Most of the benefits, 69.7% came from non-means tested government programs that provide them to recipients who qualify regardless of income.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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