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48 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

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

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