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3 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Obama cracks down on labor breaches by contractors

In an election-year rebuttal to Republicans, President Barack Obama will sign an executive order Thursday requiring federal contractors to give their workers more rights in labor disputes.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics

8 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Foreign policy begins to dog Dems

With metronomic regularity, there is a choreographed minuet of carnage. Israel is attacked.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Africa, Libya, Opinion

12 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Insomniacs Vent Hole w/ Craig Ferguson

Please do not speak of tonight's show. * Posting a spoiler will get you brollywhacked.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Immigration leads Arizona governor's race issues

One candidate called for sending National Guard troops and to build fences on the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas to stem the tide of immigrants, and forwarding the bill to President Barack Obama.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Arizona, US National Guard, US Military, US Politics, US News, Family, Kids

The Island Packet

Obama takes tougher line against Gaza casualties

Palestinian mourners carry the body of their loved one, killed on an Israeli strike in Shijaiyah neighbourhood, out of the morgue of Gaza City's Shifa hospital, during the funeral, on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, US News

KION 46

Democrats, Republicans spar over Obama lawsuit

The House of Representatives is expected to move one step closer to suing President Barack Obama on Wednesday when it approves a resolution authorizing House Speaker John Boehner to file a lawsuit.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat, Greg Walden, Representative Andy Harris

The Modesto Bee

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

The findings are in a report to be released Thursday by the Government Accountability Office, which has spent months investigating the health law's chaotic rollout.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Business News

Sunherald.com

Florida official describes efforts, challenges in combating climate change

Kristin Jacobs, a Democrat, is also a member of President Barack Obama's task force on climate change, which recently offered a range of steps federal officials could take to reduce carbon pollution and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Politics, US News, Environment, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Energy

Windsor Beacon

Ind. governor: Return migrants kids to families

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence sent a letter Tuesday to President Barack Obama , urging that the 245 unaccompanied Central American children living in Indiana "be returned expeditiously to their home countries to be reunited with their families."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Senator Dan Coats, US Senate, Indiana, Family, Kids, US Governors

WTOP-FM Washington

Obama eats ribs with 4 Kansas City letter writers

President Barack Obama feasted on barbecue Tuesday with four people who wrote him letters in a trip to highlight the struggles of working families in American's heartland, as the clock ticked on pressing issues before Congress goes on summer break.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Life, Food, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bar-B-Q, Theater, Arts

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

House panel condemns Obama for Bergdahl prisoner swap

A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: Prison, Guantanamo Bay, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

The Lebanon Daily News

Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

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 next week's summit in Washington with more than 40 African leaders.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, US Politics, US News, Transgender

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Frustrated governor writes Obama about border kids

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam expressed frustration with the Obama administration's decision to place 760 unaccompanied minors in his state without notification.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Nathan Deal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Autos

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, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, University of Southern California

WHDH

US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, followed swiftly by a new round of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, US Politics

The Island Packet

Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids

Yet most Americans now say U.S. law should be changed so they can be sent home quickly, without a deportation hearing.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Family, Kids, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics

Evening Sun

Opponents, supporters to discuss clean air rules

Hundreds of people are expected to attend public hearings this week in a handful of cities across the U.S. to tell federal regulators what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Global Warming, Steve Bullock, US Governors, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Daily Herald

Obama gets emotional over Malia going to college

President Barack Obama is practically weepy at the thought of his daughter Malia going off to college, a milestone many months away that is already on his mind.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Standardized Testing, Education, Michelle Obama

The News Tribune

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, Democrat, Senator Tom Carper, Republican, Bob Corker, Barbara Boxer

Sunherald.com

National Medal of Arts awarded to Houston favorite

President Barack Obama presented Turrell with one of the 12 arts awards bestowed in a ceremony Monday in the East Room of the White House.

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