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38 min ago | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Ex-captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could return to active duty Monday

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has finished undergoing therapy and counseling at an Army hospital in San Antonio and could return to active duty as early as Monday, a defense official says.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Carl Levin, Democrat

4 hrs ago | 13WHAM

Highway funding fight would delay projects

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says dozens of highway projects in New York state would be delayed if Congress can't reach an agreement on federal highway funding.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, Democrat, US News

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Sunherald.com

2016 Spin Meter: 5 things to know not to believe

This Nov. 7, 2012 file photo shows Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, left, talking to his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., as Ann Romney waves after her husband conceded the 2012 presidential race at his election night rally in Boston.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Rand Paul, Bobby Jindal, Massachusetts, Mitt Romney, Massachusetts Government

WHAS11

10 Things to Know for Monday

In a region where honor is critical, outside mediation will be needed to reach a mutually face-saving cease-fire between the Israelis and Palestinians, the AP's Dan Perry reports.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren

WHAS11

Rachel Dratch stars in laugh-fest 'Tail! Spin!'

Public servants who venture downtown this fall may leave blushing: A show that highlights four big political sex scandals is coming back.

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Related Topix: Rachel Dratch, US News, Republican, Larry Craig, US Politics, Mark Foley, US House of Representatives, South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Mark Sanford, US Governors

News Herald

Battle over Syria's Aleppo nears

After more than three years of civil war in Syria, government troops are advancing to retake Aleppo, the country's largest city, and possibly deliver a crushing blow to the rebellion against the regime of President Bashar Assad.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John McCain, Republican

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

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, Democrat, Prison, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte

National Public Radio

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: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, us Travel, Travel, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Dianne Feinstein, Democrat

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, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

Myrtle Beach Online

Massachusetts Sen. Warren hits road for Democrats

In this June 29, 2014 file photo, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., right, introduces Kentucky Democratic Senatorial candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes at rally in Louisville, Ky.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Scott Brown, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Ohio, University of Louisville

Sat Jul 12, 2014

SFGate

Rick Perry Thinks Rand Paul Is Dead Wrong On Iraq

On Saturday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry published a piece in the Washington Post arguing against "isolationist policies" in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Business News

Myrtle Beach Online

Bobcat celebrates production of 1 millionth loader

The West Fargo-based company celebrated the event Saturday in Gwinner with a 5K run, factory tours and a party at the city park.

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Related Topix: West Fargo, ND, Gwinner, ND, US Politics, US News, Republican, Senator John Hoeven, Jack Dalrymple, US Governors, Wahpeton, ND, Business News

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

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, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Georgetown University, Rush Limbaugh, Los Angeles County, CA, John McCain, Republican

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 House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Barack Obama

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 House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado, Chris Christie, US Governors

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, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Hispanic Business

House Demands Faster Deportations

The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of child immigrants crossing the border illegally without their parents, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harry Reid, Patrick Leahy, John Boehner, Republican

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, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton

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 House of Representatives, Bernard Sanders

ABC News

House Chairman: $3.7 Billion Request 'Too Much'

President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency request for the border crisis is too big and the House won't approve it, the chairman of the House committee that controls spending said Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, Democrat, Luis Gutierrez, US House of Representatives

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