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36 min ago | National Public Radio

US Working On Non-Lethal Aid Package For Ukraine

The United States is working on a package of non-lethal aid for Ukraine that could include medical supplies and clothing, but would stop short of providing body armor and other military-style equipment, U.S. officials said Wednesday.

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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Dems Hagan, Nunn, Grimes among big winners in Senate campaign fundraising

Donors gave big money to a trio of Democratic women running in battleground U.S. Senate races between January and March, a much-needed jolt of energy for Senate Democrats looking at an increasingly difficult path to holding their fragile majority in the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Senator Mark Begich, Georgia

4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Boston police arrest man for bringing a oehoax explosive devicea to Boston Marathon finish line

A member of the Boston Police Department's bomb squad inspects an object after a controlled detonation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Tuesday, April 15. Boston police officers blew up two backpacks near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Tuesday night after a man showed up to in the area barefoot, yelling and holding a backpack ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | Reuters

Obama to announce $600 million U.S. job-training initiative

President Barack Obama will announce an initiative on Wednesday to devote $600 million to address a central challenge of today's economy: How to train workers for skills they need for jobs that are open but hard to fill.

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13 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Emanuel with more than $7 million to run for re-election

Mayor Rahm Emanuel continued his coast-to-coast political fundraising during the first three months of the year and now has more than $7 million in his re-election campaign fund.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

USA Today

Alleged Hillary Clinton shoe thrower detainedAlleged Hillary Clinton...

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The Washington Post

US Airways wona t fire person who sent that pornographic

The person responsible for sending an insanely graphic tweet from the official US Airways account on Monday won't be fired because they made an honest mistake, a spokesman for the airline said Tuesday.

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The Washington Post

Don't call Mark Pryor the 'Blanche Lincoln of 2014.' Here's why.

Sen. Mark Pryor is one of the most vulnerable senators facing reelection in November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Boozman, Blanche Lincoln, Democrat, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Mark Pryor, 2012 Presidential Election

The Wall Street Journal

Sen. Mary Landrieu's New Ad Says Obama Policies 'Simply Wrong'

Sen. Mary Landrieu speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill April 1, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Sen. Mary Landrieu , , in a new ad for her re-election campaign, distances herself from the Obama administration while touting her Washington insider cred that has led to her chairmanship of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

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Related Topix: Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, 2012 Presidential Election

The Washington Post

Colleges surveyed on sexual assault

Sen. Claire McCaskill speaks to constituents during a roundtable discussion on the campus of the University of Central Missouri, in Warrensburg, Mo.

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Related Topix: US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO, Science / Technology

The Wall Street Journal

O'Malley on 2016: Democrats Could Use Real Contest

As it looks now, the Democratic presidential nomination is Hillary Clinton 's for the taking .

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Reuters

Conservatives Rand Paul, Ted Cruz test U.S. presidential waters in New Hampshire

Conservative Republican Senators Rand Paul and Ted Cruz tested the 2016 presidential waters at an event on Saturday in the influential state of New Hampshire at which potential opponents from the more moderate wing of the party did not appear.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Marco Rubio, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

The Washington Post

Last night's lunar eclipse over southern California.

Most studies of aging concentrate on the deterioration of those more than 50 years old, and paint a woeful portrait of life in decline once people are past their breeding years.

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National Public Radio

People With Old Social Security Debts Get Reprieve

The Social Security Administration had been participating in a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US News, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CBS News

S.D. jury sentences man to death for nurse's murder

A man with a history of mental illness was sentenced to death by a jury on Monday for killing a South Dakota hospice nurse as part of a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama.

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Reuters

Obama warns Russia in tense call with Putin over Ukraine

President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a tense phone call on Monday that Moscow would face further costs for its actions in Ukraine and should use its influence to get separatists in the country to stand down.

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Roll Call

Rand Paul Endorses in Race to Replace Trey Radel

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., endorsed Republican businessman Curt Clawson in the upcoming special election for a House seat in Florida.

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Roll Call

Can You Lie in Politics? Supreme Court Will Decide

The Supreme Court will consider a case about lying in politics, revisiting a fight from Chabot's 2010 campaign in Ohio.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, Steve Chabot, Republican, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Ohio, Criminal Defense Law, Law

National Public Radio

Obama Remembers Kansas Shooting Victims

President Barack Obama on Monday honored those killed in a weekend attack on two Jewish facilities in Kansas, saying no one should have to worry about their security while gathering with their fellow believers.

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The Washington Post

GOP seeking women volunteers to counter Democratic attacks

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus attends the organization's winter meeting in Washington.

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