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2 hrs ago | ABC News

UAW Withdraws Appeal of Volkswagen Union Vote

The United Auto Workers is withdrawing its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Bob Corker, US Politics, US News, Bill Haslam, US Governors

5 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

GOP making bold play for US Senate seat in Oregon

The GOP is making a bold play for a U.S. Senate seat in reliably Democratic Oregon, where a Republican hasn't been elected to a statewide office in more than a decade.

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Related Topix: US News, Gordon Smith, US Politics, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Gender gap under Ohio governor nearly $10 an hour

A newspaper investigation has found the average pay gap between men and women in the offices of four of Ohio's five elected statewide officials has grown to as much as almost $10 an hour, as it's shrunk to under a dollar across the rest of state government.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, US Governors, John Kasich

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Sen. Warren willing to take on system

Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke with USA TODAY Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page outside of the Capitol about her new book, the issues she's most focused on and whether she'll run for president.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Scott Brown, Healthcare Law, Law

KSLA-TV Shreveport

3 vying for Republican nomination for House seat

The three candidates seeking the Republican nomination for a central Arkansas congressional seat are running on vows to cut taxes and regulations in Washington, but split sharply on who would be the strongest candidate in this fall's election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Griffin, Healthcare Law, Law

Norwalk Citizen News

Lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia

People stand at a barricade at the regional administration building that they had seized earlier in Donetsk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News, Bob Corker, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Sunherald.com

Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

But with eight months left on the job and a decision to make about the 2016 presidential race, the long-serving governor known for his Texas swagger is now the focus of a grand jury investigation that could cause more difficulty than any adversary has.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Lansing State Journal

Campaign petitions scrutinized as candidates want to avoid repeat of '12 scandal

As candidates clamor to gather signatures to ensure their place on the ballot, they're scrutinizing their petitions a little bit closer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Thaddeus McCotter, Mike Rogers

Fox 23

Okla. budget talks center on cuts, revenue streams

With six weeks left in the 2014 session, behind-the-scenes negotiations among the House, Senate and governor's office are ramping up on how to plug a $188 million hole in the budget and fund programs for education, public safety and child welfare.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Humboldt Beacon

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine's prime minister; Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn.; Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Bob Corker, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Entertainment

The Times

Louisiana legislative session reaches its midway point

Efforts to raise Louisiana's minimum wage and let school teachers carry guns to work appear jettisoned for the legislative session.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, Louisiana, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Lake Charles, LA

National Public Radio

Sen. Warren's Book Focuses On Working Family Woes

In her new book, "A Fighting Chance," U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes a life spent fighting for economic fairness for the nation's working families.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Scott Brown

Northern Michigan News

Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout

Flip sides of the same campaign-season coin, the Republican drive in Congress to repeal the nation's health care law and the Democratic call to close the pay gap for women have much in common.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Angler Games, Divided, Video Games, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Sunherald.com

National energy boom blurs political battle lines

Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, with the proposed Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline a major wedge.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo, Representative Cory Gardner, US House of Representatives

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Bill Clinton Targeted Chelsea's Future Mother-in-Law in Healthcare Bid

The latest batch of newly released documents from the Clinton administration revealed that President Bill Clinton already had his eye on Chelsea Clinton's future mother-in-law two decades ago.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid, Democrat

WKXW-FM Trenton

US Delays Keystone XL Pipeline Review

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review 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: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

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, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana Government, Montana, 2012 Presidential Election

National Public Radio

Spokeswoman: Sebelius Not Considering US Senate

Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Sam Brownback, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

KMIZ

Memo says GOP competitive in 5 more Senate races

The National Republican Senatorial Committee, a group tasked with getting Republicans elected to the Senate, believes Republicans have expanded the 2014 playing field with five more contested races as the GOP seeks to retake control of the chamber.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government, Senator Al Franken, Senator Jeff Merkley

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