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1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

No. 2 House Republican faces unlikely challenge

This photo taken May 21, 2014, provided by Tanya X. Leonzo shows Raul Garcia standing in a grape vineyard in Bakersfield, Calif.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Bakersfield, CA

6 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Famous barbecue restaurant dropping Oklahoma name

The nationally recognized Oklahoma Joe's Bar-B-Que restaurant in Kansas City, Kansas, plans to change its name by the end of the year to reflect that it hasn't had any connection to Oklahoma for 17 years, the co-owner of the business said.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Barack Obama, Chris Christie, US Governors

9 hrs ago | KOY-AM Tempe

Hillary's Got a Millennial Problem

Sure, projecting a winner in a presidential election a couple of years in advance is a mug's game.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Chris Christie, US Governors

10 hrs ago | WNDU-TV South Bend

ISTA urges Pence to seek accountability delay

Indiana's largest teachers union is urging Gov. Mike Pence to support freezing the state's education accountability system for one year because of changes in the ISTEP test.


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

14 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

McConnell: Shutdowns are a 'failed policy'

In his strongest words to date, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, tried to quash talk that he would allow another government shutdown if he becomes Senate majority leader next year.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Senator Ted Cruz

17 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Ex-lawmaker pleads guilty in GOP caucuses case

A former Iowa lawmaker has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his switch of support from one Republican presidential candidate to another before the 2012 caucus.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Representative Michele Bachmann

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Obama again faces question of congressional authorization for possible Syria strikes

One year ago, President Barack Obama was barrelling toward airstrikes in Syria when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval from congressional lawmakers.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Bob Corker, Senator Tim Kaine

ABC News

TV Station Pulls Anti-Shaheen Ads off Air

A super PAC's negative ads against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen were pulled off the air Wednesday after the New Hampshire Democrat's attorneys flagged inaccuracies in the spot.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Scott Brown, Barack Obama

Fox News

GM Brings Cadillac SRX Production Back to U.S.

General Motors is moving production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to a factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee.


Related Topix: Cadillac, SUV, Cadillac SRX, Spring Hill, TN, US News, US Senate, US Politics, Bob Corker, Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet, Bill Haslam, US Governors, GMC, GMC Terrain

Daily Journal

Mom pleads for release of captive US journalist

The mother of an American freelance journalist held hostage and threatened with death by Islamic militants pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video message aimed directly at his captors.


Related Topix: Journalism, Iraq, World News, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, US House of Representatives, University of Central Florida


McAffrey, Russell hold lead in US House races

A state senator and an Iraqi war veteran were holding early leads in their parties' primary runoffs as election officials counted votes in an Oklahoma City-area congressional district.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma

WLOX-TV Biloxi

APNewsBreak: Jindal suing feds over Common Core

Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Barack Obama

KWQC-TV Davenport

Boy hurt in California quake: 'I should be dead'

Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Rick Scott, Davis, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Cybercast News Service

Crist makes Florida comeback bid as 4 states vote

If there were any doubts that former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist would be accepted by Florida Democrats, they were cast aside as he overwhelmingly earned the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on a day when four states chose candidates for statewide office.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Representative James Lankford, Florida, Florida Government

Tue Aug 26, 2014

GOP leader says Labor Dept. is wasting tax money

The chairman of a House panel is asking Labor Secretary Thomas Perez to turn over to Congress documents and information the lawmaker alleges will show "a pattern of wasteful spending and mismanagement" at the Labor Department.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Darrell Issa

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Pryor invokes Ebola outbreak in new TV attack ad

Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor invoked the Ebola outbreak in a new television ad unveiled this week criticizing his Republican rival over a vote against medical disaster funding, injecting fears about the deadly disease into an already intense race.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The Republic

Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues

His standing with veterans damaged by scandal, President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his administration's response to Veterans Affairs lapses that delayed health care for thousands of former service members, but conceded more needed to be done to regain their trust.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Richard Burr, US Military, US Air Force


Madeline Albright endorses Grimes for Senate

Albright was the first woman to become Secretary of State when former President Bill Clinton appointed her in 1997.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Mitch McConnell


Brownback blasts Davis on education funding vote

Incumbent Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says his Democratic challenger's opposition to a school funding bill this year shows that Paul Davis isn't the right person to lead the state.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Obama approves Syria reconnaissance flights

U.S. President Barack Obama has authorized reconnaissance flights over Syria as ISIS militants continue to gain ground in the war-ravaged nation, a U.S. official told CNN.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Lindsey Graham