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15 min ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Walker's challenger doesn't focus on union rights

For Democrats and their friends in organized labor, this race is personal. They mean to avenge Walker's evisceration of union power as he builds his resume for a possible presidential run.

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Related Topix: US News, Scott Walker, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Milwaukee, WI

1 hr ago | ABC News

Advice to Democrats: Don't Say 'Recovery'

So say Democratic strategists in a blunt declaration that such talk skips over "how much trouble people are in, and doesn't convince them that policymakers really understand or are even focusing on the problems they continue to face."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

5 hrs ago | KFBB

Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'

Hillary Rodham Clinton's publisher says her upcoming book on her role as President Barack Obama's secretary of state will be called "Hard Choices."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

8 hrs ago | KFBB

White House updating online privacy policy

A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Twitter, US Politics, US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Obama Ties LBJ's Civil Rights Legacy to LGBT Americans

President Barack Obama embraced Lyndon B. Johnson's civil rights legacy Thursday in a speech that credited the former president with helping to open the doors to equality for countless Americans, including those who are LGBT.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Gay/Lesbian, African-American, us Travel, Travel, Barnard College, California

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Obama voices skepticism on Russia in Ukraine

President Barack Obama conveyed skepticism Thursday about Russian promises to de-escalate a volatile situation in Ukraine, and said the United State and its allies are ready to impose fresh sanctions if Moscow doesn't make good on its commitments.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Vladimir Putin, Joe Biden, Robert Fico

Andover Advertiser

Labour recruits Obama strategist

One of US President Barack Obama's top campaign strategists has been recruited by Labour to play a key role in Ed Miliband's bid for Downing Street in next year's general election.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Conservatives (UK)

KCRA-TV Sacramento

President: Republicans 'wrong' on Affordable Care Act

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

WTVF Nashville

Illinois gives early OK to $100M for Obama museum

Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still call their hometown, state and local officials aren't taking for granted that the... Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still call their ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Michelle Obama, Prison

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, Dick Cheney, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican, George Bush

ABC News

Hotel Magnate, Democratic Fundraiser Pleads Guilty

Sant Singh Chatwal was accused of working with an unidentified informant to use straw donors to make contributions to three unnamed political candidates.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News

National Public Radio

Prop 8 Lawyer's Views On Gay Marriage Evolving

The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California's ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Dick Cheney, George Bush, W., Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Republican

Reuters

Obama, Abe to battle negative images at U.S.-Japan summit

When President Barack Obama meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a summit next week, they will be battling negative undercurrents that could undermine their message that Asia's most important security alliance is firm.

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

Reuters

Obama's departing health chief mulls U.S. Senate run: report

Departing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who took withering criticism over the botched rollout of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, is considering a run for the U.S. Senate in Kansas, The New York Times reported on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas Government, Kansas

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

"When it comes to training our workers, not all of today's good jobs require a four-year college degree," Obama said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

CBS Local

Defend 'Obamacare' Unabashedly, Some Democrats Say

The outlook for the president's health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it's time for the party to openly embrace the law that Republicans consider their best campaign weapon.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Health Insurance, Health, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat

WINK-TV Fort Myers

US readies sanctions on Russia, aid for Ukraine

The Obama administration is preparing to ratchet up sanctions on Russia and boost assistance for the Ukrainian military in the coming days, U.S. officials said Wednesday, as Ukraine struggles to contain a pro-Russian uprising in its eastern cities.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

The Montreal Gazette

Jimmy Carter urges Keystone XL rejection

The Prime Minister's Office reacted swiftly Wednesday to a letter signed by Nobel laureates, including Jimmy Carter, urging President Barack Obama to reject the pipeline.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Recordpub.com

Democrats have outside money advantage - for now

Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to influence November's elections, and the sums raised by the national parties and their super PAC allies are already approaching the $1 billion mark, according to financial reports still being filed Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Senator Tim Kaine

ABC News

Jill Biden Promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill Website

Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits at thousands of schools and job training programs.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, US Politics, US News

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