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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Billions of GI Bill funds go to for-profit schools

Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Corinthian Colleges, Santa Ana, CA, Marketing

4 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Perry: NH should be embarrassed by Shaheen

Wading into New Hampshire's U.S. Senate contest, Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Tuesday charged that New Hampshire voters should be embarrassed by Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's record on border security.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

8 hrs ago | The Item

Senate bill would end NSA phone records collection

Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced a bill to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records, a proposal that goes further than a similar House measure and has drawn support from civil liberties groups, the White House and Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Patriot Act

8 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US

Hundreds of people will tell the Environmental Protection Agency what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants during public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Boulder County, CO, Wedding, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate

10 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

4 charged with murder in death of USC student

By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at... By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, University of Southern California

10 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh of Montana, the college's provost said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, United States Army War College, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Max Baucus, Life, Veteran Affairs

14 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

What Happened When 3 Politicians Tried a Minimum Wage Budget?

Have you ever seen a congressman snacking on a measly tin of sardines? Or maybe a governor ordering a McChicken off the Dollar Menu? In Washington this week, that scene was reality for three Democratic politicians who are taking the "Live the Wage" challenge.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Tim Ryan, Ted Strickland, US Governors, John Boehner, Republican, Life, Fruits, Food

18 hrs ago | Evening Sun

Ronstadt gets answer to 'When Will I Be Loved?'

Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?" The answer was Monday at the White House, by President Barack Obama, who hung a National Medal of Arts around her neck and revealed, "I had a little crush on her back in the day."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Linda Ronstadt, US News, US Senate, US Politics, Barack Obama, Collinsville, IL

21 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Senate Democrats seek to split GOP on export bank

In this Nov. 28, 2010, photo, the American flag is illuminated by the late afternoon sun as it is displayed at the entrance of the U.S. Export Import Bank in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Senator Mark Warner, Mary Landrieu, Virginia

22 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Senate to vote on highway money as deadline looms

The House passed a $10.8 billion bill last week that would pay for highway and transit aid through the end of May 2015 if transportation spending is maintained at current levels.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Barack Obama, Senator Tom Carper, Republican, Bob Corker, Barbara Boxer

23 hrs ago | Daily Herald

House bill lets airlines advertise pre-tax fares

In a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and passed legislation Monday letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster, Peter DeFazio

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WJRT

Ernst back from military training to Senate race

Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has returned from two weeks of training with the Iowa National Guard to a midterm election race against Democrat Bruce Braley that has become a competitive contest in the battle for Senate control.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate

Cybercast News Service

Furor engulfs Chicago's red-light camera system

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is scrambling to contain a furor over the city's red-light camera system, which may have ticketed thousands of motorists under questionable circumstances.

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

Brandon Sun

Strip club endorses Democratic pastor from Arizona in a close race for Congress

An Arizona strip club has endorsed a Democratic candidate for Congress. And the candidate, the Rev.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Ed Pastor, Phoenix, AZ

KING-TV Seattle

Longer, hotter Northwest fire seasons are 'new normal'

Surrounded by walls of maps and computers, employees at the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center in downtown Portland certainly have their hands full.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Tri-cityherald.com

After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care

In this July 24, 2014, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Nursing, Jeff Miller, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bradenton.com

Guatemala to Sioux Falls: A long immigration road

Her story has the kind of ending envisioned by frantic parents who currently are sending unaccompanied children by the tens of thousands from Central America to the U.S. It amounts to flinging them hopefully toward a life featuring something better than grinding poverty and violent death in their home countries, based on little more than fervent ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Sioux Falls, SD, US Politics, US News, John Thune, US Senate, Republican, Tim Johnson, Representative Kristi Noem, US House of Representatives

Sentinel & Enterprise

George Will: In Oregon, a doctor calls

"Are you kidding?" This is Monica Wehby's amiable response to people who wonder whether she will be able to bear the pressures of office if she wins her race as a Republican Senate candidate.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Oregon Government, Senator John Barrasso, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Opinion

KSFO AM 560

Texan Bipartisan Pair: American Public Wants an - Orderly Border'

With just five days left until Congress adjourns for summer recess, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, are attempting a bipartisan, last-ditch effort to address the border crisis in their home state but there are few signs of support in Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas Government, Texas

News Observer

Pence, Bayh, crowd 2016 field with questions

Until Pence says otherwise, he's the clear pick for his party for the governor's office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Senate, Evan Bayh, US Governors, Indianapolis, IN

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