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20 min ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

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, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas, Eric Cantor, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

8 hrs ago | The Olympian

House, Senate committees advance highway aid plans

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

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Earl Blumenauer, Democrat, Ron Wyden, Senator Rob Portman, John Boehner

13 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Auto worker union scores a win in the South

The organization said it will open a local chapter to represent workers at Volkswagen's only U.S. plant, in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Bob Corker, Vanderbilt University, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NewsOK.com

Cape Wind seeks lease option for staging in RI

The developer of a planned wind farm off Cape Cod wants the option to lease land in Rhode Island for a staging and assembly area, the Quonset Development Corp. announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, North Kingstown, RI, US Governors

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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.

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

The Island Packet

ABC says O'Donnell is back on 'The View'

ABC announced Thursday, via Twitter, that O'Donnell will join Whoopi Goldberg on the nearly empty couch at the daytime chatfest.

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Related Topix: The View, Entertainment, Television, Twitter, US Politics, US News, John McCain, Republican

Sunherald.com

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.

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

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. .

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

KBOI-AM Boise

Report: Many Colleges Failing to Handle Sexual Assault Incidents

Many colleges and universities are not properly reporting or investigating cases of sexual assaults on campuses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Democrat, US News, Claire McCaskill

Rock Hill Herald

Top Senate Democrat blocks votes on gun proposals

This July 8, 2014 file photo shows Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev.speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, Senator Jeff Merkley, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Kay Hagan

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Homeland chief presses $3.7B border request

In what figures to be a tough sell, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is going to Capitol Hill to make the case for President Barack Obama's request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of unaccompanied child immigrants that has overwhelmed the Border Patrol in South Texas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas Government, Texas, Republican, John Cornyn, Immigration Reform, Rick Perry, US Governors

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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Army leaders defend flawed intelligence system

Gen. John Campbell, the army's vice chief of staff and nominee to lead U.S. forces in Afghanistan, cited his son's experiences as a soldier there to answer a senator's tough questions last year about a troubled intelligence technology system.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, Democrat

Burlington Times News

One year later, no new abortion rules in state

Abortion rights advocates in North Carolina say they are in the dark about new rules required by a year-old law that they fear could effectively shut down many of the state's clinics.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Healthcare Law, Law, North Carolina Government, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina, US News, Democrat, Women's Health, Health

Hindustan Times

US senators press for more sanctions on Russia

Democratic and Republican US senators exasperated with the Obama administration's response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine threatened on Wednesday to pass new sanctions without waiting for the Obama administration to act.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Bob Menendez, Vladimir Putin, Republican, Bob Corker

The Washington Post

Obama heads to Texas with no plans to visit border

For President Barack Obama, the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border is increasingly becoming a political liability, giving Republicans a fresh opportunity to question his administration's competence and complicating the debate over the nation's fractured immigration laws.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Republican, John Cornyn, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, US Governors

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Sen. McCaskill releases campus sex assault survey results

Senator Claire McCaskill spoke out on a nationwide survey regarding the handling of sexual assaults on college campuses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, Democrat, Senator Pat Toomey, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

Sunherald.com

Medicare providers complain of duplicative audits

But the rise in the often duplicative audits has failed to reduce Medicare fraud, according to a report released Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Bill Nelson

Sunherald.com

Udall cancels appearance at fundraiser with Obama

In a statement, Udall said that "due to last-minute votes and legislative activity" he will be unable to make the trip back to Colorado for the event.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

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