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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

The Town Talk

La. education chief: Testing critics don't have plan

Continued efforts to try to keep Louisiana from using tests associated with the Common Core education standards are creating "a state of chaos" for public school teachers, Superintendent of Education John White said Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education

The News Tribune

Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

Nonetheless, Obama's announcement Thursday that 8 million have signed up for subsidized private insurance, and that 35 percent of them are younger than 35, is just a peek at what might be going on with the nation's newest social program.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Mitch McConnell

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WBRZ

Gov. Jindal to deliver commencement at Liberty University

Another early Republican presidential prospect is heading to Liberty University.

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Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Liberty University

Greenwich Citizen

Prop 8 lawyer's views on gay marriage evolving

FILE This Sept. 6, 2011 file photo shows Attorney Charles Cooper speaking in a courtroom during a California State Supreme Court hearing in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, California, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dick Cheney, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, George Bush

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, US House of Representatives, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Ron Paul

National Public Radio

Holder: Americans Stand With Kansas City Mourners

All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, adding that all hate crimes are "an affront to the nation."

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Kansas, US Governors, Life, Holidays, Passover

KDWN

2 House Dems pressing inquiry into Tenn. VW vote

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, Bob Corker, Bill Haslam, US Governors, George Miller, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Tierney

Journal and Courier

Indiana faces deadline on new education standardsIndiana faces...

As the first state to drop the national Common Core learning standards, Indiana is rushing to approve new state-crafted benchmarks in time for teachers to use them this fall, and education leaders from across the nation are closely watching.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Indiana, US Governors, Stanford University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Bradenton.com

Obama, Biden tout job training in Pennsylvania

Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

Star Tribune

ACLU sues to try to block Arkansas voter ID law before primary election next month

A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time statewide in the primary election next month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, ACLU, Mike Beebe, US Governors

WNEM-TV Saginaw

Cantor blasts Obama for immigration attack on GOP

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is criticizing President Barack Obama for attacking the same lawmakers he's supposed to be working with on immigration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, US House of Representatives

National Public Radio

US Working On Non-Lethal Aid Package For Ukraine

The United States is working on a package of non-lethal aid for Ukraine that could include medical supplies and clothing, but would stop short of providing body armor and other military-style equipment, U.S. officials said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Senate, John McCain, US Politics, US News

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Senators press Delphi on GM recalls

Lawmakers probing how General Motors used faulty ignition switches in many vehicles are turning their scrutiny to the supplier of the part, Delphi Automotive.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Automakers, Delphi, US Politics, US News, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller

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