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1 hr ago | 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

KSL-TV

5 Things to know about the 2014 Utah election

Utah's statewide and national races haven't the same drama and punch since a highly anticipated rematch in Utah's 4th Congressional District between Republican Mia Love and U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson deflated in December when the Democratic incumbent decided against seeking re-election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jim Matheson, US House of Representatives, Sundance Film Festival, Utah

WWLP

In Massachusetts, 6th District incumbent US Rep. Tierney faces a crowded Democratic primary

Two years ago, Tierney narrowly beat back a challenge from Republican former state Sen. Richard Tisei, who is seeking a rematch.

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

WBUR-AM Boston

5 Things To Know About Elections In Massachusetts

Some Democrats have never forgiven Martha Coakley for her stunning loss to Republican Scott Brown in a 2010 special election to fill the seat of the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Tierney, US News, US House of Representatives, Edward Markey, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Scott Brown, Republican

ABC15.com

New York dairy co-op gets school yogurt contract

New York's Upstate Niagara dairy cooperative will supply its Greek yogurt to public schools across three states under a federal school lunch pilot program.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, Agriculture, Science

KXXV-TV Waco

5 things to know about the Texas elections

The results of Texas' Nov. 4 election will kick off the state's largest political shakeup in a generation because not a single statewide incumbent is on the ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Pete Gallego, Texas Government, Texas, Electronics, Dewhurst, Rick Perry, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

SFGate

Abercrombie blames primary loss on gay marriage

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, US Governors

WHAS11

Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's merger

Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Ireland and significantly dropped its tax rate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Startups, Jazz Pharmaceuticals

The Republic

Ex-FBI director: Grateful for support after crash

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh said Friday he was grateful for the care and support he has received since he was injured this week in a Vermont car crash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Advocate-News

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

CBS' "Face the Nation" - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; Reps. Peter King, R-N.Y., and Adam Smith, D-Wash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Peter King, US House of Representatives, Adam Smith, Robert Menendez, Dutch Ruppersberger

SFGate

Utah university removes Reid's name from center

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT

Paradise Post

President Obama's tan suit becomes Internet sensation

Obama spoke Thursday at the White House, addressing military conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, John Dingell, Entertainment

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Summer 2014 Was the Worst Ever

Summer is usually my favorite time of year. It's a season that conjures up joyful thoughts of vacations and fun in the sun.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Terrorism, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Anthony Weiner, Ferguson, MO

KION 46

What the U.S. can do against ISIS in Syria

Those are the big questions now, as President Barack Obama weighs what to do inside the war-ravaged nation where ISIS leaders are based and where the Islamist terror group rose to prominence.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Adam Smith, US House of Representatives, US Military, US Navy

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Resolution to oppose nuke waste near Lake Huron

A member of Congress from Michigan says he'll sponsor a resolution opposing a Canadian power company's plan to bury waste from nuclear plants less than a mile from Lake Huron.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Dan Kildee, US News, US House of Representatives, Nuclear Energy, Saginaw, MI

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

Republicans seized on a news report Tuesday that raised questions about whether one of the Democrats' most vulnerable senators up for re-election actually resides in the state she represents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

WWLP

Ex-congressman sues Massachusetts over pot denial

A former Massachusetts congressman whose bid to open three medical marijuana dispensaries was rejected by state regulators has filed a lawsuit.

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Related Topix: William Delahunt, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Marijuana, Taunton, MA

The Capital-Journal

Low milk price, high feed costs prompt USDA to launch dairy subsidy program

Dairy farmers squeezed in recent years by low milk prices and high feed costs can begin signing up next week for a new program replacing old subsidies that didn't factor in the price of corn.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Agriculture, Science

CBS Local

Garcia: Block Venezuela's Sale Of Citgo

A local leader along with Venezuelan opposition leaders in South Florida do not want Venezuela to sell their U.S.-based Citgo Petroleum Corp. U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia along with opposition leaders in Miami asked the administration on Wednesday to block the sale.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Joe Garcia, US News, US House of Representatives, Hugo Chavez

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