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1 hr ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Alaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths

Television ads in Alaska's U.S. Senate race have been pulled by the two major party candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Alaska Government, Alaska, Criminal Defense Law, Law

2 hrs ago | KION 46

ISIS puts pressure on Obama to act

If nothing else, the latest ISIS act of barbarism brought a quick political consensus, and added pressure on President Barack Obama: Caution in the face of repugnant horror just won't do.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Bill Nelson, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Susan Collins

3 hrs ago | The Times

Landrieu slammed for stopping Venezuela sanctions

Landrieu slammed for stopping Venezuela sanctions Sen. Mary Landrieu is facing increased pressure to stop blocking sanctions on Venezuela.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy

7 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

T.F. Green to offer flights to Europe for 1st time

Air travelers will soon have a new option out of T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island: direct summertime flights to Germany.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Reed, Warwick, RI

11 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

Pingree: Biden to tour Navy shipyard

Joining him on Wednesday will be U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Rep. Carol Shea-Porter of New Hampshire, along with Reps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US House of Representatives, Representative Chellie Pingree

14 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

US Rep. Duckworth announces she's pregnant

Duckworth is a Democrat from the Chicago suburb of Hoffman Estates. She announced the pregnancy Monday on NBC's "Today" show.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Tammy Duckworth, Hoffman Estates, IL

18 hrs ago | WBTV

School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards

Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Rahm Emanuel, Violent Crime

18 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics

For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Estonia, Europe, Travel, Europe Travel, Estonia Travel, Vladimir Putin, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives

Mon Sep 01, 2014

SFGate

Brace for more election year slams, West Virginia

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Eric Cantor, Representative Nick Rahall, West Virginia, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, West Virginia Government

The Bennington Banner

Unions call for FairPoint to return to table

Hundreds of union workers are using a Labor Day rally to demand that FairPoint Communications return to the negotiating table.

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Related Topix: FairPoint Communications, Telecom, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Chellie Pingree, Vermont

ReporterHerald.com

5 races to watch during Colorado election season

This fall, Colorado voters will make choices that affect a national struggle for U.S. Senate, determine whether Gov. John Hickenlooper gets a second term and decide which party holds key statewide offices.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cory Gardner, Mark Udall, Representative Betsy Markey, US Senate, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado

Greenwich Citizen

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

This Oct. 2, 2013, file photo shows Vicki Maturo, of Culver City, Calif., as she protests against the government shutdown outside the federal building in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, John Boehner, Republican, Davenport, IA, Representative Scott Perry

SeacoastOnline

Obama seeks to do no harm to Democrats in midterms

Hampered by low approval ratings and an unfriendly electoral map, President Barack Obama enters the fall campaign as a liability to some vulnerable Democrats and a target for Republicans trying to fire up conservatives and appeal to disillusioned independents.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, African-American, US House of Representatives, Steve Israel, Mark Udall, US Senate, Senator Mark Udall

Norwalk Citizen News

Brace yourselves: Campaign cash buying tons of ads

This Oct. 8, 2013, file photo shows Cornell Woolridge of Windsor Mill, Md., as he demonstration outside the Supreme Court in Washington, as the court heard arguments on campaign finance.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, US Politics, Des Moines, IA, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

The News-Star

Ex-candidate sues re US Sen Landrieu's residencyEx-candidate sues re...

Former challenger Paul Hollis has sued Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, contending that she cannot represent Louisiana because she lives full-time in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Baton Rouge, LA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Switched

Campaign Cash Is Buying Tons Of Ads

Iowa's airwaves are already jammed with ads, most of them negative, in one of the Senate races nationwide that will decide which party claims the majority.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, 2012 Presidential Election, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Breitbart.com

Dem Senator Blasts Obama's Inaction in Ukraine

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," Senate Foreign Relations chairman Sen. Robert Menendez blasted President Barack Obama's inaction against Russia's "direct invasion" into Eastern Ukraine saying it is a "watershed moment" and if the United States does not aggressively assist Ukraine the "consequences" will "flow even far beyond" Russia.

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Related Topix: US News, State of the Union, Robert Menendez, US Senate, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

SFGate

Senator: Obama may be too cautious with militants

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein says President Barack Obama may be too cautious in his approach to dealing with Islamic State militants.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Barack Obama, Journalism

The Miami Herald

5 things to watch in final 2 months of election

The final two months of campaigning in Michigan will determine if Republicans continue their four-year control of state government and who will succeed U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, a retiring Democrat who has held his seat for nearly 36 years.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Representative Dan Benishek, Representative Tim Walberg, Representative Gary Peters, Representative Mark Schauer

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Yahoo!

5 things to know about 2014 governor's races

Thirty-six states choose governors in the November elections. Winning one of these races can take years of paying political dues and a grueling nomination battle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, US Governors, Rick Scott, Wedding, Florida, Florida Government

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