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Senate infighting stalls nominations for ambassadors
"I don't think there's a single senator sitting there trying to punish our diplomats, but that's the impact.
Local musicians inducted into Hall of Fame
When we hear about any kind of Hall of Fame, we usually think of athletes and, yes, musicians.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Norwalk Citizen News
In Massachusetts, a crowded 6th District primary
This year, the GOP is eyeing the 6th District, where they hope to unseat Democratic Rep. John Tierney , who's held the seat since 1997.
Billions in balance as Mass. waiver talks drag on
A federal waiver critical to the efforts in Massachusetts to pursue universal health care coverage, rein in cost increases, and deploy payment delivery reform is hung up in secret talks between outgoing Gov. Deval Patrick's administration and the Obama administration.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
PACs are now in Mass., so get ready for high-priced attack ads
In much of the country, super PACs have been a force for years. But it took a while for these independent political action committees, free to raise unlimited sums from corporations and unions, to land in Massachusetts politics.
Mass. lawmakers don't need challengers to amass war chests
The stockpiles of cash some Massachusetts House members amassed this election cycle suggest a bare-knuckle battle for survival.
Obama says does not yet have broad strategy for Islamic State
President Barack Obama said on Thursday that he has not yet developed a broad strategy for confronting Islamic State in an acknowledgement that he has not decided whether to launch air strikes against the militant group in Syria.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Nucci: Lt. governor seat has launched likes of Kerry, Cellucci
In less than two weeks, Massachusetts voters will be selecting a lieutenant governor, someone who will be a heartbeat away from the governor's office for the next four years.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
What Freed Hostage's Mother Will Do When She Sees Son Again
The mother of U.S. writer Peter Theo Curtis, who was freed Sunday after being held hostage for two years by Syrian militants loyal to Al-Qaeda, is preparing to be reunited with her son.
US News & World Report
Obama Returns to a Full Plate
President Barack Obama speaks with people on the porch while visiting with Valerie Jarrett and friends on Friday in Oak Bluffs, Mass.
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As Senate Primary Ramps Up, Brown Remains Candidate To Beat
In just three weeks, Republicans will choose who will face one of the most successful politicians in recent New Hampshire history: incumbent US Senator Jeanne Shaheen.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Slain U.S. journalist James Foley 'had the courage to stand up bravely'
A vigil was held Saturday evening for James Foley in his hometown of Rochester, N.H. A mass will be held Sunday to honour the freelance journalist slain by ISIS militants while covering the war in Syria.
US says American held in Syria has been freed
An American held hostage in Syria by an al-Qaida-linked group has been released after about two years, the Obama administration and a relative confirmed Sunday, days after militants had beheaded a U.S. journalist abducted while covering that country's civil war.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
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The Vietnam War was won by American forces in the field, together with South Vietnamese, but it was lost in the media.
TANF is Now Old Enough for TANF to Stop Caring About Its Well-Being
On August 22, 1994, twenty years ago to the day from yesterday, President Bill Clinton signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, known as "welfare reform."
Fri Aug 22, 2014
John Kerry Spotted in Nantucket
While the State Department hasn't said where John Kerry is this week-he's out of the office the department has told media, without confirming his location on the record-it appears the secretary has been spotted by a handful of Twitter users and one Instagrammer vacationing in Nantucket, in his home state of Massachusetts.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Germany Eavesdropped On Clinton, Kerry, But It Can't Be Considered 'Spying' - US Expert
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Obama: Nation 'heartbroken' by Foley's beheading
The apparent beheading of American journalist James Foley by an Islamic State militant may have been undertaken by a British national, the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond conceded Wednesday.
Secretary Of State Kerry Calls N.H. Journalist Foley's Killers The Face Of Evil
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called the Islamic militant group that executed N.H. journalist James Foley the face of evil in the world and said they must be held accountable for "this heinous, vicious atrocity."
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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Obama: Syria's Chemicals Eliminated
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday announced on Monday that Syria's declared chemical weapons stockpile was eliminated, declaring this an important achievement against the spread of dangerous weapons of mass destruction.