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1 hr ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Letter: Federal aid needed for wildfire victims

Members of Washington state's congressional delegation are asking the federal government to reconsider a decision denying help for individuals affected by huge wildfires in Washington state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, US Governors, Okanogan County, WA

5 hrs ago | WHAS11

Laughs in Minnesota Senate race not from Franken

In Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, the investment banker is cracking jokes on TV while the former "Saturday Night Live" performer lectures about financial products.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, Al Franken, US Senate, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

GOP's Senate candidate: Alaska is my home, too

The winner of Alaska's Republican Senate primary, Dan Sullivan, successfully turned back tea party opposition during an at-times contentious 10-month race.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ted Stevens, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alaska, Senator Mark Begich, Alaska Government, US Military, US Marine Corps

The Macon Telegraph

Former congressman to keynote at symposium

Kennedy has been an advocate for those affected by depression and bipolar disorder.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Patrick Kennedy, US News

The Daily Caller

Finally, A Democrat Runs A Pro-Obamacare Ad - But Won't Even Say The Law's Name

Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor is winning plaudits from the left for a new ad that touts his support for the Affordable Care Act - but refuses to ever say the health-care law's name.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Conservative Political News

KAAL-TV Austin

Dayton To Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Dayton spokesman Matt Swenson said Tuesday the governor accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after being egged on by Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Governors

Athens Banner-Herald

Senate control could rest with well-funded women

Control of the Senate could lie in the fortunes of female candidates and the deep-pocketed donors, like former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who are sending piles of cash their way.

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Related Topix: Control Group, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Mary Landrieu

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Investigations into Ferguson Shooting Continue, Holder Urges Peace Ahead of Visit

The police officer accused of fatally shooting Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, Roy Blunt, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Roy Blunt, Claire McCaskill, St Louis County, MO

CBS Atlanta

Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, US National Guard, US Military, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Missouri

Tue Aug 19, 2014

News Observer

Rove-backed Crossroads adds Colo. to fall TV plan

The Karl Rove-backed Crossroads GPS on Tuesday ordered TV ads in Colorado starting Sept.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, US Senate, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado, Colorado Government, Representative Bruce Braley

Stars and Stripes

Hawaii veterans talk doctor shortages in panel

Veterans are telling U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono they face a shortage of doctors on Maui, Molokai and the Big Island, which has contributed to the long wait times they endured seeking medical treatment across the isolated island chain.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Mazie Hirono, Representative Mazie Hirono, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs

KLTV Tyler

Alaska Republicans vie for chance to unseat Begich

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis, Matt Mead, US Governors, Ohio

WFTV Orlando

TSA to train officers on recognizing DC licenses

Transportation Security Administration workers will be getting training on how to recognize District of Columbia driver's licenses and identification cards.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Washington, DC

KRNV-TV Reno

Reid predicts Democrats will keep Senate majority

Reid cautioned that things could change, and acknowledged he's concerned about holding an open seat in South Dakota where longtime Democrat Tim Johnson is stepping down.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Tim Johnson, Washoe County, NV

The Chronicle-Telegram

10 Things to Know, Tuesday, Aug. 19

Despite the deployment of the National Guard, who stood back, clashes between police and protesters continued in the St. Louis suburb where the unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a policeman.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Rahm Emanuel

SFGate

Emanuel's critics scurry to find 2015 challenger

In this Oct. 11, 2010, file photo Rahm Emanuel shakes hands along the route of the annual Columbus Day parade as he prepares to run for mayor in Chicago.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primary

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

WTNH

Blumenthal to speak at cyber security conference

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen are among the scheduled speakers at a national Internet security conference in Hartford.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut

Sunherald.com

GOP establishment on a roll in House primaries

This Sept. 17, 2012, file photo shows then incumbent Rep. Frank Guinta, R-N.H., and then Democratic challenger Carol Shea-Porter as they debate during the 1st Congressional District forum at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. National Republicans got their man, and woman, in a half-dozen House primaries in New York, New Jersey, Iowa and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Frank Guinta, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, Immigration Reform, Saint Anselm College, Representative Jon Runyan

Cybercast News Service

McCain, Brown: US foreign policy weak, ineffective

Arizona Sen. John McCain and New Hampshire Republican Senate hopeful Scott Brown say U.S. foreign policy is weak and ineffective under President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Scott Brown, Barack Obama

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