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39 min ago | KMIZ

Battle lines set in immigration debate

Less than one week after President Barack Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion to address the tens of thousands of immigrant children who have crossed the southern border in recent months, Congress is now tasked with doing something about it.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Bob Goodlatte, Michael McCaul

39 min ago | WMDT

Governors Group Skirts 'Radioactive' Common Core

Facing opposition from staunch conservatives, the Common Core education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, Terry Branstad

2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Obama may hold fix to flood of immigrant kids

President Barack Obama can take action to relieve much of the crisis caused by tens of thousands of unaccompanied children crossing the southern U.S. border without waiting for what is likely to be a contentious and lengthy Congressional battle, say two key lawmakers, one Democrat and the other, Republican.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, us Travel, Travel, Republican, Mike Rogers

2 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Obama may hold fix to flood of immigrant kids

Two key lawmakers say President Barack Obama can alleviate a growing humanitarian crisis involving tens of thousands of child immigrants without waiting for Congress to act.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mike Rogers

6 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

See how they run: The 2016 presidential checklist

Here's the latest presidential prep checklist: Vice President Joe Biden: "If I decide to run, believe me, this would be the first guy I talk to.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Paul Ryan

8 hrs ago | CBS Local

Bay Area Mustang Advocate Slams Bill That Would Allow States, Tribes To Manage Wild Horses

An Oakland-based wild horse advocate spoke out against a proposed bill that would put the management of wild horses and burros under state jurisdiction.

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Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Representative Chris Stewart, US News

13 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville

Congresswoman: Cut Foreign Aid To Pay For Children

A Republican congresswoman from Tennessee said the U.S. should cut aid to countries that are home to thousands of children who have crossed the border illegally to pay for the cost of caring for them.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Representative Jim Bridenstine, Marsha Blackburn, US Military, Fort Sill, US Army

Sat Jul 12, 2014

CBS Local

Sandra Fluke Seeks Wider Influence In California

The former Georgetown University law student who gained national attention for being denied a chance to testify in Congress for health plan contraception coverage - and then was subjected to degrading comments by radio host Rush Limbaugh - is hoping to make public policy of her own.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Georgetown University, Rush Limbaugh, Los Angeles County, CA, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Bellingham Herald

Candidate scraps shotgun-blast ad against Congress

The Tri-City Herald reported that the advertisement for Estakio Beltran generated a lot of criticism after it was posted last week, including from a group founded by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, the Arizona Democrat who survived a gunshot wound to the head in 2011.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Democrat, Republican, Doc Hastings

WFAA-TV Dallas

Mississippi agrees to extradite shooting suspect

The state of Mississippi has agreed to extradite a suspect in the gunfight that killed one person and injured nine others last month in the French Quarter of New Orleans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, Belle Chasse, LA, US Governors

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.

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

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

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.

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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

WHAS11

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.

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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.

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

WHAS11

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.

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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

Tri-cityherald.com

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.

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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.

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

KMBC-TV

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.

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

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