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Syria's guns heard in Arkansas race

Incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor is no boat-rocker when it comes to foreign policy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Senate, Senator John Boozman, John Boozman, Mark Pryor, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Switched

Obama's VA Nominee Vows Corporate-Style Discipline Following Scandal

U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged on Tuesday to bring corporate-style discipline and accountability to the troubled agency plagued by healthcare delays and accusations of mismanagement and fraud.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Fort Hood, US Military, US Army, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Red Bluff Daily News

Obama on fundraising trip to West Coast

Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama is embarking on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him - raising money for his fellow Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Exxon Mobil says it'll follow new anti-bias rules

Following President Barack Obama's signing of an executive order Monday expanding protections for federal workers and contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the Labor Department has 90 days to issue regulations for how employers must comply.

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

Switched

Maryland State Senator Must Drop Hershey Bar-Like Signs

JULY 16: In this photo illustration, Hershey's chocolate bars are shown on July 16, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Dutch Ruppersberger, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Life, Food, Chocolate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

The Capitol Fax Blog

NFIB "will lead the fight" against Rauner service tax

Advocates for higher taxes seem not to have learned from experience. Lawmakers and activists in Springfield have been pushing for years to expand the state sales tax to include services.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Illinois, Illinois Government, Small Business, Personal Finance

Switched

Most Republicans Say They Can't Live Off Minimum Wage, But Oppose Raising It: Poll

A poll released Tuesday found that a vast majority of Republicans say they would not be able to live off the minimum wage.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Ted Strickland, Democrat, Tim Ryan, US Senate, US Governors

The Hartford Courant

Appeals Court Throws Out IRS Rule On Obamacare Subsidies

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday threw out a federal regulation that implements key subsidies that are vital to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Health Insurance, Health, Illinois, Illinois Government, Madison, CT

Washington Post

The Fix: Marco Rubio made the single best argument against Hillary...

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton presents her new memoir 'Hard Choices' in Berlin, Germany, 06 July 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Hillary Clinton, World News, Germany, Illinois, Illinois Government, Democrat

Roll Call

Rating Change: New Yorka s 18th District

Republican Nan Hayworth isn't the only former member of Congress looking to come back to the Hill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Nan Hayworth, Representative Frank Guinta, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Sean Patrick, Barack Obama

Chicago Tribune

Youth program gets more funding

A sports-based mentoring program and a math tutoring initiative touted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel for turning around the lives of at-risk boys is getting an additional $10 million in federal funding.

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Related Topix: Youth, Alternative, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Rahm Emanuel, US Senate, University of Chicago, Family, Kids, Education Etc.

Mon Jul 21, 2014

My FOX Chicago

The HistoryMakers: Face to face with black history

A big idea that took root in Chicago has grown into a global treasure, and it's so important that it's getting its own 'virtual shelf" at the Library of Congress.

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

Breitbart.com

Congressman: - Punish' Amnesty Opponents

Rep. Luis Gutierrez believes Hispanics should get amnesty and citizenship to punish Americans who are against illegal immigration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Luis Gutierrez, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, Barack Obama

Red Deer Advocate

No place for nuclear dump

Is dilution really the solution to pollution - especially when it's nuclear waste that can stay radioactive for 100,000 years? A four-member expert group told a federal joint review panel it is.

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Related Topix: Ontario Power Generation, Energy, North America, Canada, World News, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Opinion

Free Republic

The media is drafting Elizabeth Warren to run in 2016

When asked just how vulnerable former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to a challenge from her left, the Acela Corridor's political class is quick to note that 2016 is not 2008.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Hillary Clinton, Illinois, Illinois Government, Democrat, Barack Obama

News Max

Obama's Sanctions Must Now Target Putin, Say GOP House Members

Three days after President Barack Obama addressed the nation on the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, several Republican members of Congress are saying Obama should focus sanctions on the man they feel is most responsible for the tragedy: Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Adam Kinzinger, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Representative Robert Pittenger, Vladimir Putin

The Independent

Chicago under fire: 40 shot in one weekend as gun violence surges

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, US Senate

Washington Times

CHUMLEY: Border stage set for civil rights-type uprisings

With Attorney General Eric Holder at the legal helm, and a pro-amnesty chief executive in the White House, it's hard to know how this whole border fiasco is going to end - and specifically, whether peace will prevail.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Senator Mark Kirk, Republican

WHDH

Illinois woman's Facebook posts lead to her arrest

Danielle Saxton was arrested after she posted a photo of herself wearing clothes that were allegedly stolen from a local boutique.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, West Frankfort, IL, Train Disaster

Daily Herald

Emanuel fights sagging polls with fundraising juggernaut

More than three years after President Barack Obama's former chief of staff cruised into City Hall, they're instead asking if the middle finger-flipping mayor and legendary political tactician just might fail to win re-election in the nation's third-most populous city.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Chicago, IL, Lakeview (Chicago, IL), US House of Representatives, Rahm Emanuel

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