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1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

Lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia

People stand at a barricade at the regional administration building that they had seized earlier in Donetsk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 20, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, US Politics, Republican, Bob Corker, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Barack Obama, Joe Biden

6 hrs ago |

Ga. GOP Senate hopefuls try to separate themselves

Georgia's top Republican Senate hopefuls are scrambling to prove who'd be the most conservative opponent to take on Democratic favorite Michelle Nunn in a race that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama's term.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia Government

10 hrs ago |

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Ukraine's prime minister; Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn.; Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla.


Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, Bob Corker, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Star Tribune

In new book, US Sen. Elizabeth Warren details fight for economic fairness for working families

At the beginning of her new book, "A Fighting Chance," U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes the moment she grew up.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Edward Kennedy, Democrat

National Public Radio

Sen. Warren's Book Focuses On Working Family Woes

In her new book, "A Fighting Chance," U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes a life spent fighting for economic fairness for the nation's working families.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Scott Brown, Republican

National Public Radio

Scenes From The Never-Dull Clinton White House

For Clinton's last State of the Union speech in January 2000, aides considered a long list of guests who might be cited in the address and sit near first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.


Related Topix: US News, State of the Union, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, Democrat, Mandela, Drama Movies

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.


Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Democrat, Fred Upton, Republican, US House of Representatives

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy

President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.


Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Senator Chuck Schumer

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Nevada senators face off over militia groups

In a blunt exchange that hit on a major American divide, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, stood by his comments that militia groups involved in a ranch standoff are "domestic terrorists," while the state's Republican senator, Dean Heller, replied that he considers them "patriots."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Dean Heller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid, Democrat


Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate.


Related Topix: Jon Tester, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Democrat, Max Baucus, Montana Government, Montana, 2012 Presidential Election

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline, likely punting decision until after Election Day

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely its review of the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, Democrat

Daily Record

Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges

For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, Democrat, Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois, Illinois Government

National Public Radio

Spokeswoman: Sebelius Not Considering US Senate

Departing U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is not considering running for the U.S. Senate, a spokeswoman said Friday.


Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Republican, Pat Roberts, Sam Brownback, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama


Memo says GOP competitive in 5 more Senate races

The National Republican Senatorial Committee, a group tasked with getting Republicans elected to the Senate, believes Republicans have expanded the 2014 playing field with five more contested races as the GOP seeks to retake control of the chamber.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Virginia, Virginia Government, Senator Al Franken, Senator Jeff Merkley

ABC News

Blumenthal: Metro-North Fined $552,000 Past Decade

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says Metro-North Railroad has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects.


Related Topix: US Politics, Democrat, US News, Senator Richard Blumenthal

The News Tribune

Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

Nonetheless, Obama's announcement Thursday that 8 million have signed up for subsidized private insurance, and that 35 percent of them are younger than 35, is just a peek at what might be going on with the nation's newest social program.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Thu Apr 17, 2014


"HIV Equal" Hosts Testing Event at Hartford G&L Health Collective

On Saturday, April 19 from noon to 5 p.m., the World Health Clinicians' Anti-Stigma and HIV Testing Initiative "HIV Equal" will host a day-long testing event and photo shoot in the Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective as part of its national testing and anti-stigma initiative.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Los Angeles, CA, Social Software

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Sen. Reid Reportedly Calls Supporters of Nevada Rancher Bundy a Domestic Terroristsa

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reportedly said he believes the supporters who rallied around Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy in his fight against the federal government are "domestic terrorists" and Bundy does not respect his country.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, Democrat, Nevada Government, Nevada


Chelsea Clinton expecting first child

Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.


Related Topix: Chelsea (New York, NY), US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, Democrat, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Chelsea Clinton is pregnant

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, Democrat, New York