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4 min ago | Roll Call

Dr. No Plans One-Man Blockade on Bills That Add to Deficit

Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla. - the fiscal hawk of the Senate who has earned the nickname Dr. No.

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Related Topix: Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham, John McCain

4 hrs ago | News10.net

Witness against ex-Va. gov had limits: no Range Rover

The prosecution's star witness in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell continues his testimony Thursday.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia, Richmond, VA, Wedding, Bergdorf Goodman, Retail, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

4 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Witness against ex-Va. gov had limits: no Range Rover

The prosecution's star witness in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell continues his testimony Thursday.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia, Richmond, VA, Wedding, Bergdorf Goodman, Retail, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

6 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

UN disabilities treaty deserves ratification

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities should not be controversial: It requires equal access for the disabled and bans discrimination against them in all countries that sign on.

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

10 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

Senator John McCain Embraces Congressman Trent Franks' Anti-West Valley Casino Bill

Arizona's political heavyweights have spent years in federal court challenging the legality of Tohono O'odham Nation's proposed West Valley Resort, a casino near 91st and Northern avenues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Trent Franks, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arizona, Gila Bend, AZ, Congress, AZ

13 hrs ago | Washington Post

In the Loop: Senate moving fast on an ambassador to Russia

John Tefft faces the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for a hearing on his nomination as U.S. ambassador to Russia.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Israel, World News, Middle East

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Free Republic

Source: Cornyn and McCain Are Working on a Version of the House Border Bill

NRO is hearing from a GOP aide that Senators John McCain and John Cornyn, of Arizona and Texas, respectively, are working on a Senate version of the House supplemental-funding bill aimed at addressing the border crisis that is expected to move forward tomorrow.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Senator Ted Cruz, John McCain

IPS

Is Obama Really Adrift in the World?

He is the "cool" president who doesn't lose his temper even when he should. He is the former constitutional law professor who is too "academic" for the Oval Office.

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Related Topix: Texas, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Liberal Political News

Times Herald

General to question Bergdahl about his disappearance

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was released in a prisoner swap with the Taliban two months ago, will finally meet next week with the senior Army officer investigating the circumstances of his capture in Afghanistan, his lawyer said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, Guantanamo Bay, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, San Antonio, TX, Fort Sam Houston (San Antonio, TX), US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics

Media Matters for America

Chris Cillizza's Fixation On Hillary Clinton's Wealth

In the past two months, Washington Post political reporter Chris Cillizza has used his platform at The Fix to obsess over the question of whether Hillary Clinton has sufficiently explained her family's wealth, dismissing Clinton's comments on income inequality while offering conflicting advice on how she should answer the question in a way that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, The Washington Post Company, US Senate, Republican, John McCain

ABC News

McCain: US, FIFA Should 'Reconsider' Holding Next World Cup in Russia

Sen. John McCain and a leading Democratic senator are calling on American and international soccer officials to reconsider the decision to hold the 2018 World Cup in Russia , casting it as a way to leverage power against Vladimir Putin in a way he's sure to understand.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, Vladimir Putin, Senator Chris Murphy, World News, Russia

The Washington Post

Time for the discredited John Kerry to resign

Secretary of State John Kerry is getting bashed from all sides these days - Israel, the Palestinian Authority, the U.S. media, the Israeli media , Egypt and even ex-advisers .

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Robert Menendez, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Merced Sun-Star

Botched Arizona execution proves death penalty is torture

The horrific execution of a death row inmate in Arizona provides all the proof we need that the United States must abolish the death penalty now.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Death Penalty, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Examiner.com

Sarah Palin launches online video channel, just what the Internet needs

The Sarah Palin Channel promises subscribers "tired of the media filters" the chance to to engage with the former Alaska governor.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Social Software, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sunherald.com

Sun Herald | Editorial: It shouldn't take a miracle to take care of veterans

Thedailybeast.com slapped the following headline on an article by Tim Mak on Tuesday: "It's a Miracle! Congress Compromises on VA Reform Bill."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Cato Institute

Ukraine Crisis Reminds Americans Why NATO Should Not Expand: Not to Ukraine, Georgia, Or Anyone Else

The bitter conflict in Ukraine drags on. Russia appears to have decided against trying to conquer its neighbor.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

Fox News

Obama administration's focus on Syria in doubt as death toll soars

The rise of ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq, and the unwillingness of Americans to see their military involved in another foreign conflict, appear to have cooled President Obama's once-strident rhetoric demanding Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "must go" -- even as the death toll in the three-year-old civil war tops 170,000.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker

Reuters

U.S. Senators seek quick confirmation of new ambassador to Russia

President Barack Obama's nominee to be the new U.S. ambassador to Russia could be on his way to Moscow in days, Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Tuesday, putting aside partisan differences that have held up other nominations for months.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Republican

Breitbart.com

Senate Democrats Angle for Entire Gang of Eight Bill After Boehner Caves

Senate Democrats are angling to include the entire "Gang of Eight" bill in a conference committee with whatever border crisis bill comes out of Speaker John Boehner's House of Representatives, Politico reports.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Jeff Flake, US House of Representatives, John McCain

El Paso Times

El Paso political consultant pleads guilty, jailed in Arizona for third DUI

An El Paso political consultant pleaded guilty to his third driving-under-the-influence charge in Arizona last week, and is now in a Maricopa County jail awaiting sentencing.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, El Paso, TX

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