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2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Chicago wants more people to drive electric cars

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday announced a new website that will be a "one-stop-shop" for information on electric vehicles, including rebates and incentives.


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

6 hrs ago | KAUZ

Union leader derides Obama education chief

Authorities have arrested a 47-year-old Utah man they say wanted to kill police officers and blow up a police department with the hope it would cause an uprising against the government.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Barack Obama

10 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif; Reps. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and Joaquin Castro, D-Texas; former U.S. special Mideast envoy Martin Indyk.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Joaquin Castro, US News, Democrat, Representative Beto O'Rourke, Republican, Lamar Smith, Mike Rogers, Israel, World News, Middle East, Rick Perry, US Governors

Fri Jul 11, 2014


GOP's Ernst of Iowa to give party's radio address

Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst will take a break from campaigning for two weeks to take part in active duty training for the Iowa National Guard.


Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley

KHOU-TV Houston

Pryor raises $1.5M over quarter for re-election

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor's campaign says he's raised $1.5 million over the past three months in his increasingly expensive and heated fight for a third term in a nationally watched raise.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton


ACLU asks Holder about Indiana gay marriages

Attorneys are asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to step in on behalf of hundreds of same-sex couples who were wed before a federal appeals court stayed an order striking down Indiana's gay marriage ban.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mike Pence, Gay/Lesbian, ACLU, US Governors, Louisville, KY

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

House Republicans vote for business tax cut

House Republicans, who fervently pound the podium against the deficit, didn't blink Friday at passing a whopping $287 billion business tax cut measure with no effort to pay for or offset that amount.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, Small Business, Personal Finance, George Bush, Lloyd Doggett, Democrat, Sander Levin

Lawmakers seek lower price for bill on vets' care

At the same time, deficit hawks fear that letting veterans turn more to providers outside the VA for health care could cost far more if Congress, under pressure from powerful veterans groups, decides to renew that program rather than let it expire in two years.


Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, Healthcare Law, Law, Jeff Miller, US Politics, Republican, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

CBS Local

Dems Slam Bloomberg For 'Rural' Colorado Remarks

Some Colorado Democrats are publicly cringing at New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's off-base remarks about two of its cities.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado, Chris Christie, US Governors


White House puzzled over health care lawsuit

White House officials are scratching their heads over the decision by Republicans to sue President Barack Obama over his decision to delay a requirement in the health care law for businesses to provide coverage to employees.


Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican

Judge rules Florida Legislature broke laws on maps

Circuit Judge Terry Lewis said in a 41-page ruling Thursday that legislators relied on GOP political operatives who worked in secret to craft the final political maps adopted in 2012.


Related Topix: US News, Florida, Florida Government, US Politics, Representative Allen West, Republican, Thomas Allen, Democrat

National Public Radio

Kansas Senator's Longevity Gives GOP Foe Opening

Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts stoked the political brushfire he was hoping to smother during a recent Kansas City-area radio morning show.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas, Eric Cantor, Thad Cochran

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Education leaders propose new testing strategy

Education leaders are seeking to broker a compromise with Gov. Bobby Jindal on the standardized tests used in public schools next year.


Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, Standardized Testing, Education


Sen. Portman: Could consider '16 presidential bid

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says he could end up making a 2016 presidential bid, depending on what happens with the field of candidates.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, Paul Ryan, 2012 Presidential Election


No 'Stand Down' Order in Benghazi Attack

The testimony of nine military officers undermines contentions by Republican lawmakers that a "stand-down order" held back military assets that could have saved the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans killed at a diplomatic outpost and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Darrell Issa, World News, Africa, Libya, Hillary Clinton

Possible compromise emerges on border request

Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency request to address the immigration crisis on the southern border.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate, John Boehner, Republican

Ex-US Rep. Akin defends 'legitimate rape' remarks

In this Nov. 5, 2012 file photo, Todd Akin, then a Missouri Republican Senate candidate, campaigns in Florissant, Mo.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Todd Akin, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, McCaskill, AR, Public Relations, Mike Huckabee

Myrtle Beach Online

Plan to keep highway aid flowing advances in House

This April 9, 2014 file photo shows House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, 9, Earl Blumenauer, Democrat, US Senate, Ron Wyden, John Boehner

Cybercast News Service

Pelosi backs gay-rights bill despite concerns

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she still supports a Senate-passed bill to outlaw workplace discrimination against gay and transgender people.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, Democrat, Transgender

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Quest for Medal of Honor for Ny Wwi hero continues

A statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. .


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, John McHugh, Republican, Albany, NY, Barack Obama, History in the News