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1 hr ago | KIDK CBS 3

Nevada senators face off over militia groups

In a blunt exchange that hit on a major American divide, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, stood by his comments that militia groups involved in a ranch standoff are "domestic terrorists," while the state's Republican senator, Dean Heller, replied that he considers them "patriots."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid

3 hrs ago | KIII

Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: Jon Tester, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Max Baucus, Montana Government, Montana, 2012 Presidential Election

7 hrs ago | Castanet.net

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline, likely punting decision until after Election Day

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely its review of the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, US Senate

9 hrs ago | EDGE

"HIV Equal" Hosts Testing Event at Hartford G&L Health Collective

On Saturday, April 19 from noon to 5 p.m., the World Health Clinicians' Anti-Stigma and HIV Testing Initiative "HIV Equal" will host a day-long testing event and photo shoot in the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective as part of its national testing and anti-stigma initiative.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Los Angeles, CA, Social Software

13 hrs ago | ABC News

Clock Ticking for States to Adopt Health Exchanges

For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Illinois Government

15 hrs ago | ABC News

Advice to Democrats: Don't Say 'Recovery'

So say Democratic strategists in a blunt declaration that such talk skips over "how much trouble people are in, and doesn't convince them that policymakers really understand or are even focusing on the problems they continue to face."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, US Senate

19 hrs ago | WTNH

Blumenthal: Metro-North fined $552,000 past decade

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says Metro-North Railroad has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects.

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

21 hrs ago | NewsOne

President Obama: "8 Million Have Signed Up"

Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges, President Barack Obama said Thursday, besting expectations and offering new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives

Thu Apr 17, 2014

ABC News

Hawaii Lawmakers Agree to End Police Sex Loophole

House and Senate members are still negotiating on the version of House Bill 1926 they will send to the governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Criminal Defense Law, Law

SFGate

IRS audits less than 1 percent of big partnerships

The Internal Revenue Service audits fewer than 1 percent of large business partnerships, according to a government report released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, Carl Levin, Business News

KTVN Reno

Sen. Reid Calls Rancher's Backers 'Domestic Terrorists'

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling armed backers of a Nevada rancher "domestic terrorists" for using guns in a grazing rights battle with the federal Bureau of Land Management.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Las Vegas, NV, Bunkerville, NV

KIII

Chelsea Clinton expecting 1st child

Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate

CBC News

Chelsea Clinton announces she's pregnant

Chelsea Clinton announced she and her husband are expecting their first child during a Clinton Foundation event in New York on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, New York, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Iowa Senate race suddenly more competitive

A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing the Senate seat in Iowa, a prospect that would greatly enhance the party's chances of regaining control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: Tom Latham, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Ron Paul

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Hotel magnate, Democratic fundraiser pleads guilty

NEW YORK -- A hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser pleaded guilty Thursday to witness tampering and conspiracy to evade campaign finance laws.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, New York, Barack Obama

WNDU-TV South Bend

Chicago mayor urges Illinois to OK $100M for Obama museum

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is urging Illinois lawmakers to devote $100 million in state funds to help bring President Barack Obama's presidential museum and library to the city.

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

Nanaimo Daily News

2 senior House Democrats pressing for larger inquiry into anti-union vote by Tenn. ...

Two House Democrats said Wednesday they are beginning their own inquiry into whether Tennessee state officials may have violated "or otherwise run afoul of" federal law by their alleged conduct ahead of a vote by workers at a Volkswagen factory in Chattanooga, Tenn., that rejected a bid to be represented by the United Auto Workers union.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Bill Haslam, US Governors, George Miller, US House of Representatives, John Tierney

Long Island Business News

New York political leader Basil Paterson dies

Paterson served as a state senator, deputy New York City mayor and New York's first black secretary of state.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, US Politics, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, African-American

CBS Local

McFadden Takes Aim At Franken In Hockey TV Ad

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Mike McFadden is taking aim at Democratic incumbent Al Franken in a hockey-themed cable television ad.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, Weird

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WBUR-AM Boston

Congressional Challengers Raising Campaign Cash

Two challengers hoping to unseat incumbent Democratic Rep. John Tierney have been raising hefty sums of money during the first three months of the year.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, John Tierney, US News

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