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28 min ago | ABC Action News

Why 2014 is not the year of the woman

AUGUST 06: U.S. Senate Democratic candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks at a campaign event with former U.S. President Bill Clinton and United Mine Workers of America President Cecil Roberts August 6, 2014 in Hazard, Kentucky.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Hazard, KY, 2012 Presidential Election

4 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

N.H. Poll: Brown, Shaheen statistically tied

Republican Scott Brown appears to be closing the gap in his U.S. Senate race against Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire, according to a new survey released Thursday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Scott Brown, Republican

4 hrs ago | KNDO


One of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats is standing by his vote for President Barack Obama's health care law, a fresh sign that the unpopular mandate may be losing some of its political punch.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Jim Gerlach

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Perry presses for greater US involvement in Iraq

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday pressed for a more aggressive U.S. military response in Iraq to combat Islamic state militants, including a sustained air campaign, and signaled he would support sending American ground troops.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Rick Perry, US Governors, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul


Obama pours cold water on Ice Bucket Challenge

President Barack Obama won't be taking part in the ice bucket challenge that is sweeping America to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, George Bush, US Governors, Chris Christie

Click Orlando

Who's doing what to fight ISIS

Talk is tough against ISIS, the Sunni jihadists rampaging through Syria and northern Iraq, following the group's release of a video showing the beheading American journalist James Foley.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Francois Hollande, New York


TX Gov Perry in Washington: 'Confident' in case

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he's confident in his case as he faces two felony indictments on coercion and official oppression charges.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, US News

The Age

Death sparks manhunt to find British jihadist

Academic who studies radicalisation says British Muslims who have joined Islamic State want to be 'at the forefront of the conflict'.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News


Obama and Holder hone messages on race issues

They are the nation's first African-American President and attorney general, so Barack Obama and Eric Holder always were going to face extra scrutiny over their approach to racially charged issues.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Prison

WAPT-TV Jackson

'Obama third term' label could hurt Hilary Clinton

Very few confidants and former aides were frenzied when Hillary Clinton came under fire for questions about her age, health and wealth.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

The Washington Post

News Guide: Democrats top GOP campaign committees

Party-controlled campaign committees and outside groups faced a Wednesday deadline to report how much money they raised and spent last month.


Related Topix: US News, IGN Entertainment, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, US Politics

Wed Aug 20, 2014


POLL: Support for US Air Strikes in Iraq Jumps

After splitting evenly two months ago, a majority of Americans now support U.S. air strikes in Iraq but without additional credit to Barack Obama for ordering them.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News

Cybercast News Service

Judge: Justice Dept must provide list of documents

A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics

Cybercast News Service

Obama weighs broader move on legal immigration

President Barack Obama is considering key changes in the nation's immigration system requested by tech, industry and powerful interest groups, in a move that could blunt Republicans' election-year criticism of the president's go-it-alone approach to immigration.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics


Vargas, others appeal to Obama administration on deportations

Filmmaker and activist Jose Antonio Vargas and 10 others asked the U.S. government on Wednesday to halt deportation proceedings against undocumented immigrants like themselves who have strong and productive ties to the United States.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Rick Perry, US Governors


Barack Obama says U.S. won't stop confronting ISIS as terror group...

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Rochester, NH


Chicago voters split on luring Obama presidential library

Less than half of those surveyed in a Chicago Tribune poll – 47 percent – said they favored the idea of using tax money to attract or build the library, while 45 percent said they opposed it and 8 percent were undecided.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Lincoln Park (Chicago, IL), US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Recreational Vehicle, Security

Athens Banner-Herald

Senate control could rest with well-funded women

Control of the Senate could lie in the fortunes of female candidates and the deep-pocketed donors, like former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who are sending piles of cash their way.


Related Topix: Control Group, US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Mary Landrieu

CBS Atlanta

Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich wants Alaskans to know he is one of them and an independent voice against President Barack Obama.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Ted Stevens, Republican, Alaska, Alaska Government

The Tribune

Israeli-US relations tested once again in Gaza war

When Israel completes its damage assessment from its latest war with Hamas , it may conclude that one of the biggest casualties was its all-important relationship with the United States.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney