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2 hrs ago | ABC News

Dole, Vets Groups Renew Push for Disability Treaty

The former Senate majority leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday renewed his plea for full ratification of a treaty promoting equal rights for disabled around the world.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Kirk, John McCain

7 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Sarah Palin on her speeding ticket: - I was qualifying'

She can't drive 55: Former Alaska governor and Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin was stopped for speeding in her hometown of Wasilla last week, and gives TMZ this explanation: "I wasn't speeding, I was qualifying."


Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama

11 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

Jon Stewart Challenges John McCain To 'Wrong Off' Contest To See Who's Wrong More Often

After John McCain said that Jon Stewart gets away with being absolutely wrong all the time, The Daily Show host challenged the Senator to a contest called a "Wrong off."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Joe Nocera: Did Dodd-Frank work?

Ralph Nader has written a new book, titled Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State.


Related Topix: Unstoppable, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, US Senate, Economics News, Bankruptcy

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Senate, House on collision course on border money

The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.


Related Topix: US News, Texas, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican

Roll Call

New Lawsuit, Legislation to Aid Iraqis, Afghans Who Helped U.S. in Wars

There were two developments Monday meant to ensure visas for Afghans and Iraqis who helped the United States in wars in those countries: 1., the announcement of a lawsuit filed by an Iraqi who served as a translator but has been waiting more than two years on his visa; and 2. the introduction of a bipartisan bill to boost the number of Special ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Democrat, Republican

Ukraine: Russian officer shot down plane

As bodies from Thursday's air disaster reached a facility Tuesday in Kharkiv, Ukraine, the Ukrainian government ratcheted up its accusations against Moscow, saying a Russian officer shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Vitaly Nayda, Ukraine's director of informational security, made the accusation in an interview with CNN.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Europe, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican


Sen. McCain says international community should place "personal sanctions" on Putin

Off-cam with Sen. Lindsey Graham , Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin , Sen. John John McCain and Sen. Jim Inhofe , the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee about what the US should do about Russian leader Vladimir Putin, the shootdown of the plane and getting access to the crash site for international ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Carl Levin, Democrat, John McCain, Senator Jim Inhofe

Lawmakers face long to-do list, uncertain success

Now it's time to see whether it can just do the basics. With just two weeks before lawmakers' sacrosanct August break, progress is decidedly mixed on several must-pass items due to Capitol Hill partisanship, heightened by midterm elections and the Obama administration's conflicting signals to Congress.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, Harry Reid, Democrat

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Hill

Multiple crises dog 'No Drama' Obama

The crises in Ukraine and Gaza have created new problems for a White House that has sought to project President Obama as above politics.


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, John Kerry, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, John McCain

Betrayal: New book claims Bill Clinton advised John McCain during the 2008 presidential election

Many have written about the bitter division between the Clintons and Obamas stemming back to their battle for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination, including most notably of late Ed Klein in his " Blood Feud ."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, 2008 Presidential Election, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Bill Clinton, John McCain, History in the News

Washington Times

Arizona Senators renew call to quickly deport kids

Arizona's two U.S. senators are commending the Border Patrol amid news a massive Nogales facility will no longer be receiving immigrant children.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Jeff Flake, Senator Jeff Flake, US House of Representatives, Family, Kids

McCain Fires Back at Jon Stewart: 'Gets Away' With Being...

On Sunday's Media Buzz , Senator John McCain brushed off Jon Stewart's latest blast at him over the Iraq War.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, Barack Obama, George Bush, Dick Cheney

Lansing State Journal

Want better governing? Poll says elect more women

Remember when Sen. Susan Collins and her sisters in the U.S. Senate helped shape the deal that ended last year's government shutdown? More than 6 in 10 adults, or 63%, believe the country would be better governed if there were more women in political office, according to a new Gallup Poll.


Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John McCain

Al Bawaba

The world seems bleak, but there's cause for hope

The world seems very messy these days , which might be an occasion to examine the broad forces producing the turmoil.


Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Prison

WYFF-TV Greenville

MH17: 8 unanswered questions

Amid the chaos and the grief, the politics and the finger pointing, we are no closer to answering some key questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The crash, which killed all 298 aboard, has turned a volatile Ukrainian region into a global problem.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Malaysia,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Slate Magazine

Fire Starter

A wildfire that began last week in central Washington has already destroyed an estimated 150 homes.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Republican, Mike Crapo

Two faux-heroes conservatives need to dump

If there's one thing that differentiates us on the right from those on the other side of the aisle would be our ability to hammer our fellow conservatives in high places.


Related Topix: US Politics, George Bush, US News, W., US Senate, Republican, Illegal Immigration, Texas

Capitalists are not patriotic: Evidence reluctance on Russian sanctions

During a press conference on foreign policy on Wednesday, President Obama announced his approval of further sanctions against Russia for its continued military action against Ukraine.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kelly Ayotte


Kerry: Global turmoil not Obama's fault

The crises unfolding around the world are not President Barack Obama's fault, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday.


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