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1 hr ago | ReporterHerald.com

5 races to watch during Colorado election season

This fall, Colorado voters will make choices that affect a national struggle for U.S. Senate, determine whether Gov. John Hickenlooper gets a second term and decide which party holds key statewide offices.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cory Gardner, Mark Udall, Representative Betsy Markey, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado

4 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

2016ers jockey even before congressional elections

One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cory Gardner, Representative Tom Cotton, Hillary Clinton, Senator Rand Paul

8 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

Ukraine: Russia attacked airfield in east

A Russian army tank attacked airfields in eastern Ukraine on Monday, Ukrainian military officials said, amid worsening tensions between Kiev and Moscow.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, Democrat

12 hrs ago | WHAS11

Brace yourselves: Campaign cash buying tons of ads

Iowa's airwaves are already jammed with ads, most of them negative, in one of the Senate races nationwide that will decide which party claims the majority.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator Kay Hagan

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Age

Libyan armed faction takes over US Embassy annex in Tripoli

Washington: Members of a Libyan militia have taken over an abandoned annex of the US Embassy in Tripoli but have not broken into the main compound where the United States evacuated all of its staff last month, US officials say.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Prison, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, John McCain, Republican

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Cruz Invites Obama to Border, Calls for Bombing ISIS 'Back to the Stone Age'

Sen. Ted Cruz Saturday invited President Obama to accompany him to a golf course on the Texas-Mexico border, telling conservatives at an Americans for Prosperity summit in Dallas he thought that was "the only way there is a chance in heaven that he might come" to the region.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

WCAX-TV Burlington

Incentives states can offer to get Tesla factory

Joan Rivers remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office in New York City.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, University of Wisconsin Madison, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives

Pasadena Star-News

What states like California can offer to get Teslaa s $5 billion factory

LOS ANGELES >> Five states are on the short list for a $5 billion factory that Tesla Motors plans to build so it can crank out batteries for a new generation of electric cars.

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Related Topix: Tesla Motors, Startups, US Politics, US News, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Reno, NV, Tax

SFGate

Senator: Obama may be too cautious with militants

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein says President Barack Obama may be too cautious in his approach to dealing with Islamic State militants.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, Democrat, Barack Obama, Journalism

The Washington Post

5 things to watch in this fall's Senate races

The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final years of President Barack Obama's administration.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mitt Romney, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Washington Times

Veterans see VA scandal as key in Congress races

Late summer means back to school, so the leather waiting room chairs at the community college veterans center are full of former service members seeking help with course mix-ups, education benefits and any other obstacle to a degree or new job qualification.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, Democrat, Fort Bragg, NC, Hope Mills, NC, Fayetteville, NC

WFAA-TV Dallas

Ted Cruz sounds like he's running in 2016

"We are part of a grassroots fire that is sweeping this country," the Republican senator told a gathering of conservative activists in Dallas Saturday Ted Cruz sounds like he's running in 2016 "We are part of a grassroots fire that is sweeping this country," the Republican senator told a gathering of conservative activists in Dallas Saturday Check ... (more)

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, Dallas, TX, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, US Governors

WBUR-AM Boston

5 Things To Know About Elections In Massachusetts

Some Democrats have never forgiven Martha Coakley for her stunning loss to Republican Scott Brown in a 2010 special election to fill the seat of the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Tierney, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Edward Markey, Edward Kennedy, Scott Brown, Republican

Hispanic Business

Buyer's Remorse on Common Core for Policymakers?

Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Bobby Jindal, Senator Rand Paul, US Governors, Missouri, Florida, Florida Government

KOAT-TV

Rand Paul defends remarks about Clinton

Sen. Rand Paul on Friday defended his criticism of Hillary Clinton over the 2012 attack against a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, History in the News

The Washington Post

GOP Sen. McConnell's campaign manager resigns

Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager is resigning as a result of a scandal involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, 2012 Presidential Election

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's merger

Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Ireland and significantly dropped its tax rate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, Democrat, Startups, Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Click Orlando

Judge dismisses Chris McDaniel challenge

A Mississippi judge has tossed out state Sen. Chris McDaniel's challenge to that state's June 24 GOP primary runoff results, ending another chapter in one of the most bitterly contested U.S. Senate primaries in recent memory and bringing longtime Sen. Thad Cochran one step closer to another term in Washington.

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Related Topix: Republican, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, African-American

Seattle Times

Obama's tan suit buzzed around the world

Quick! What exactly did President Barack Obama say from the White House briefing room about Syria, Iraq and Ukraine while dressed in the tan suit buzzed 'round the world? Obama's summer fashion choice, not unprecedented among presidents -- himself included -- was the talk of social media Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Fashion, Summer, W., George Bush, John McCain, Republican

The Republic

Ex-FBI director: Grateful for support after crash

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh said Friday he was grateful for the care and support he has received since he was injured this week in a Vermont car crash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, Democrat, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

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