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17 min ago | EDGE

LGBTs Connect at Netroots Nation

More than 120 LGBT activists, bloggers, organizations, funders, and journalists from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico gathered in Detroit this past week for a day-long discussion about the future of the LGBT movement and ways to effect progressive social change within it and beyond.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Blog News, US Politics, US News, Mike Rogers, Republican, Gay/Lesbian, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate

4 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Obama fundraises for Dems; demands GOP cooperation

The mixed messages aim to cast Obama as being above the fray even as he embarks on one of his most intense fundraising sprees for the Democratic Party.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, Barack Obama

8 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Gov. Christie visits Colorado for fundraiser

Christie will be at a noon fundraiser in Denver on Wednesday for the Republican Governor's Association, which Christie chairs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Chris Christie, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US Governors, Denver, CO, John Hickenlooper, Scott Walker, Nikki Haley

12 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

House, Senate chart separate courses on border

Senate Democrats and House Republicans are moving separately to slash President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency spending request for the border, but they're unlikely to end up with a deal that could pass both chambers.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, John Boehner, Republican

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

Firefighters were making progress Tuesday in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control, with wetter weather bringing some relief but also raising concerns about flash flooding.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, Patty Murray, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Weather

Bellingham Herald

Undercover probe finds health law failings

The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says its undercover investigators were able to get subsidized health care under fake names in 11 out of 18 attempts.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dave Camp, Republican

WAVE-TV Louisville

GOP voters in Georgia to decide Senate nominee

The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, Representative Paul Broun, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, Ron Paul

Bradenton.com

Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

In this May 5, 2014, file photo, Kim Kardashian attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" in New York.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Twitter, US Politics, US News, Democrat, John Dingell

WFAA-TV Dallas

Lawsuit filed against Gov. Jindal over Common Core

Parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards are suing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, accusing him of illegally meddling in education policy.

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Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican

EDGE

Fla. GOP Rep Backs Gay Marriage Despite Personal Support for 'Traditional' Marriage

Rep. David Jolly announced his support for same-sex marriage on Monday even though he is Christian and believes in "traditional" marriage, the Washington Post reports.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican, Gay/Lesbian, Representative Richard Hanna, Senator Rob Portman, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate

KHOU-TV Houston

Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Charles Taylor, US Military, US Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

WMDT

GOP voters in Ga. to decide Senate nominee

After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to take control of the chamber.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, Georgia, Georgia Government, Dollar General, Retail, Barack Obama

The Wichita Eagle

2008 law unexpectedly at center of border debate

This June 25, 2014, file photo shows a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Kids, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Robert Menendez

Park Record

VA nominee McDonald goes before Congress

President Barack Obama's choice to lead the beleaguered Veterans Affairs Department is going before the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee for a confirmation hearing as Congress considers a bill to help the next VA leader do his job.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, Barack Obama, Jeff Miller, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, Jerry Moran

Cybercast News Service

Working-class whites lose voting dominance in Ohio

For the first time, working-class whites make up less than half of Ohio's eligible voters, part of a demographic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that is pushing political parties to widen their appeal beyond the once-dominant bloc.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, African-American

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Obama back to California for Democratic campaigns

The president is scheduled to arrive Tuesday at San Francisco International Airport and spend the night in the Bay Area, where he and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi are slated to attend a fundraiser Wednesday at the home of real estate developer and major Democratic donor George Marcus.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, Democrat, Barack Obama, Santa Clara County, CA, Los Altos Hills, CA

ABC News

Army Intelligence System Pulled From Key Test

Army officials have withdrawn their intelligence network from a major testing exercise this fall because of software glitches, in the latest setback for the troubled system.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative John Campbell, Republican

KMIZ

47 shot. 5 dead. Chicago officials meet

After an 11-year-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet while sitting on a friend's bedroom floor, Chicago officials met Monday to discuss the city's recent surge in gun violence.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel

Sunherald.com

Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

Perry, who has not said whether he will seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016, spent the weekend talking to voters in Iowa, where he questioned President Barack Obama's commitment to securing the border and said Texas would do so if the federal government did not.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US News, Rick Perry, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military, US Politics, Lee Terry, Republican, Barack Obama

KMIZ

TSA passenger security fee rises

Airline passenger security fees charged by the Transportation Security Administration are increasing because of the congressional budget deal passed in December.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Republican, Paul Ryan, Travel

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