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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

Chicago Tribune

Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot

Just a few months before announcing plans to become Chicago's next Democratic mayor, Rahm Emanuel strolled down the gravel path to a Montana resort restaurant with Republican businessman Bruce Rauner, both men smiling as they carried bottles of wine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Montana, 2012 Presidential Election, US Senate, Barack Obama

Journalgazette.net

10 Things to Know for Friday, August 29

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, meets with South African President Jacob Zuma in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: South Africa, Africa, World News, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Ukraine, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Barack Obama

Daily Herald

Suburbs could be pivotal if Senate race catches fire

Democrat Richard Durbin is a three-term U.S. senator from Illinois. In all three of his Senate elections, Durbin has been a landslide winner .

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Democrat, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Thu Aug 28, 2014

News Max

Chicago Politicians, Advocates Prepare For Possible Immigration Administrative Actions

As President Barack Obama nears a decision on what specific actions the administration will take on illegal immigration, Chicago's political and civic leaders joined immigration advocates at a meeting on Wednesday to discuss ways to ensure Chicago is a model for enrolling illegal immigrants into potential new benefit programs.

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

Breitbart.com

Amnesty Groups to Illegals: Fill Up Piggy Bank Ahead of Executive Amnesty

Before President Barack Obama potentially enacts executive amnesty "by the end of summer," amnesty advocates are urging illegal immigrants to start preparing now, including saving money to get potential work permits.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration

Roll Call

Army Veteran Shane Scherer Joins Roskam's Staff as Constituent Advocate | Hill Climber

Roskam has hired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Shane Scherer is joining his district office.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

KSFO AM 560

Prospect of Another DC Shutdown Looms over Immigration Showdown

The prospect of another economically and politically crippling government shutdown looms over President Obama's talk of taking executive action on immigration next month and Republican threats to thwart him by blocking certain funding measures.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Democrat, Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Illinoisreview

What you may not know about illegal election activities that's not so funny

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Illinois, Illinois Government, Democrat, Rod Blagojevich, US Governors, Barack Obama, Prison

CBS Local

Rep. Gutierrez: Obama Can Use Executive Actions To Give Millions Of Immigrants Work Permits

Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., speaks about immigration during a news conference on Capitol Hill, on July 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Rep. Luis Gutierrez believes President Barack Obama can take executive actions on giving millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States work permits.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Luis Gutierrez, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Immigration Reform, Barack Obama

Denver Post

Six years ago today, Barack Obama made history at Denver's Mile High stadium

Six years ago tonight, Illinois Sen. Barack Obama accepted the Democratic nomination for president during a speech at Mile High Stadium in Denver.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, African-American, US Governors, Sarah Palin

American Reporter

On Native GroundOIL Drilling in the Arctic: an Ecological Disaster Waiting to Happen

AURORA, Colo., July 30, 2008 -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain brought his trademark humor and down-home charm to Colorado for the second time in a week today, seeking to shore up support in this "battleground state."

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Related Topix: Aurora, CO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Democrat, Barack Obama

The Fresno Bee

Obamaa s plans for immigrants worry both parties ahead of midterm elections

In the past few days, Democratic candidates in nearly every closely fought Senate race have criticized the idea of aggressive action by Obama.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

E.J. Dionne Jr. / The 2014 elections will reveal the limits of rage

The short-term future of politics in the nation's capital will be determined in large part by which party ends up in control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, Tea Party, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Opinion

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