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53 min ago | National Public Radio

Rail Companies To Report Fertilizer Delivery Plans

A federal oversight board told Canadian Pacific Railway and BNSF Railway that they have until Friday to report their plans to ensure delivery of fertilizer shipments for spring planting of U.S. crops.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, US Politics, John Thune

5 hrs ago | KMIZ

Video shows large al Qaeda meeting

A new video shows what looks like the largest and most dangerous gathering of al Qaeda in years.


Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Mike Rogers

7 hrs ago | Canton Observer

Out-of-water survival craft at issue in House bill

Marine safety experts are angry about a House vote this month to change a provision of a law Congress adopted in 2010 to make travel on the water safer.


Related Topix: US News, Boat Disaster, US Politics, Duncan Hunter, US House of Representatives, Representative John Garamendi, Democrat, Elijah Cummings

11 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

These races will determine control of the Senate

In the battle for the Senate, eight races could determine the balance of power. Democrats currently hold six of the seats while Republicans hold the other two, meaning that the Democrats must defend their territory -- a difficult task in a midterm election with a Democratic president who has low approval ratings.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Tom Cotton, Senator Kay Hagan

15 hrs ago | CBS Local

US Senator McCain Mocks EU's Russia Sanctions

Sen. John McCain of Arizona has dismissed the European Union's sanctions on Russia following the crisis in Ukraine as "almost a joke" during a tour of the Baltic countries.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Travel, Europe Travel, Estonia Travel

19 hrs ago | The Daily Advertiser

Public gets its turn to discuss Louisiana budget

Two women whose daughters were killed in traffic accidents pleaded with lawmakers Monday to spend more on cable median barriers that could have prevented the fatal collisions.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, US Governors

23 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Texas grand jury to be seated in Gov. Rick Perry ethics case

A Texas judge was expected to seat a grand jury Monday in an investigation into whether Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors last year.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, Tom DeLay, US News, US House of Representatives, Austin, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Travis County, TX

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Donors return to Crossroads, give $5m in March

After a stretch of anemic fundraising, the Karl Rove-backed American Crossroads super PAC raised more cash in March than it did during the previous 14 months combined, according to summaries of campaign filings released Monday.


Related Topix: US News, North Carolina, Scott Brown, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

IRS chief: New rule on the way for tax-exempt groups

The Internal Revenue Service is prepared to rewrite a proposed rule regulating the political activities of nonprofit groups to address complaints from the right and left that it goes too far, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Monday.


Related Topix: Tax, Non-Profit, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat

National Public Radio

2 Congressmen Have Questions In Jill Kelley Leak

Two Republican congressmen, Spencer Bachus and Walter Jones, say the Justice Department inspector general's office is declining to look into a complaint by a businesswoman whose identity was leaked to the news media after she reported to the FBI that she was the victim of a cyberstalker.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Spencer Bachus

Norwalk Citizen News

Pace of presidential prep picks up

For months, many prospective 2016 presidential candidates have been rubbing shoulders with donors, networking with party leaders, getting on TV and otherwise auditioning for the contest ahead, especially on the Republican side.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Bobby Jindal, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, Democrat

The Town Talk

Analysis: Questions on La. hospital deals linger

A year after Gov. Bobby Jindal started turning over the operations of Louisiana's university-run hospital system to outside companies, lawmakers are complaining that they have unanswered questions about the deals.


Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Health, Medicaid, Pineville, LA, Baton Rouge, LA

Journal Gazette

Judge set to issue key Ohio gay marriage ruling

Judge Timothy Black indicated in court on April 4 that he expects to rule on Monday, ordering Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages because the state's ban violates constitutional rights and denies a fundamental right for people to marry the person of their choosing.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Gay/Lesbian, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

Gunman kills 3 at Kansas City-area Jewish sites

A gunman opened fire outside of a Jewish community center on Sunday, killing a doctor and his teenage grandson before heading to a Jewish retirement community a few blocks away and killing someone else, authorities said.


Related Topix: Overland Park, KS, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Johnson County, KS


Kathleen Sebelius

Kathleen Sebelius, the outgoing health and human services secretary, said the decision to step down from her post was hers -- not the Obama administration's.


Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Elijah Cummings, Democrat

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Rand Paul: Don't dismiss containment option for nuclear Iran

The Kentucky Republican is sticking to his guns on the issue that left him standing alone as the sole vote against a 2012 resolution to pursue a policy other than containment, if necessary, to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Barack Obama, Autos

Lexington Herald-Leader

Rand Paul: US 'can't invite the whole world'

In an interview that aired Sunday, Paul said that those immigrants "are not bad people" but added the United States "can't invite the whole world" inside its borders.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

National Public Radio

Democratic Lawmaker: GOP Base 'Animated By Racism'

An overhaul to the nation's broken immigration system remains stalled because "the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism," the head of the House committee to elect Democratic lawmakers said Sunday.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Greg Walden, US House of Representatives

Greenwich Citizen

Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

This March 26, 2014 file photo shows Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.


Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Politics, Ander Crenshaw, US House of Representatives

Feds: Safety concerns led to Nevada cow release

The Bundy family and their supporters drive their cattle back onto public land outside of Bunkerville, Nev.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Nevada, Bunkerville, NV, Mesquite, NV, Las Vegas, NV