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1 hr ago | Daily World

Congress discusses compromise for veterans bill

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., , speaks to reporters on Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, about reforming the vast health care system responsible for treating the nation's veterans.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Jeff Miller, US House of Representatives

5 hrs ago | KION 46

Paul Ryan to spell out proposal to help the poor

Rep. Paul Ryan will lay out his plan Thursday to fight poverty, a pilot program that would combine 11 federal programs into one pool of money for participating states.


Related Topix: US Politics, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Healthcare Law, Law

7 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Plans for national soccer training center unveiled

Sporting chief executive Robb Heineman joined Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and Wyandotte County officials Wednesday to announce plans for the 190-acre soccer village about 10 minutes from Sporting Kansas City's home stadium.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate

11 hrs ago |

Impasse grows on border crisis

Unless Democrats capitulate, 'We're going to be at an impasse, and we will have earned even greater disdain from the American people than we already have,' said Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Representative John Fleming

Wed Jul 23, 2014


GOP Senators Demand Say On Iran Nuclear Deal

Republican senators are insisting that the House and Senate sign off on any potential nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers or else sanctions on Tehran that had been temporarily lifted could kick back in.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bob Corker, Barack Obama

Michelle Nunn meets Republican David Perdue in the general election for U.S. Senate seat.

Less than 24 hours after Georgia's primary season ended, Democrat Michelle Nunn headed to the Rookery in Macon for some bacon and pimento cheese served up with a side of politics.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Houston County, GA

Merced Sun-Star

Boehner lauds doctor who saved lawmaker's baby

This July 23, 2013, file photo provided by the office of Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., shows Herrera Beutler, left, is with her husband, Dan Beutler, and their baby, Abigail Rose Beutler, at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto, Calif.


Related Topix: Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, John Boehner

The Town Talk

Social Security spent $300 million on 'IT boondoggle'

Six years ago, the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.


Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, McKinsey, Consulting, McKinsey & Company, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Jordan, Representative James Lankford

Washington Times

Montana senator's thesis appears to plagiarize

Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Prison

Dole, vets groups renew push for disability treaty

The former Senate majority leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday renewed his plea for full ratification of a treaty promoting equal rights for disabled around the world.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Senator Mark Kirk, Law, Employment / Labor Law, John McCain

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Man calls Homeland Security, threatens to kill Obama, arrested

A Tennessee man is accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, and others.


Related Topix: Mitt Romney, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

The Island Packet

Gov. Christie visits Colorado for fundraiser

Christie will be at a noon fundraiser in Denver on Wednesday for the Republican Governor's Association, which Christie chairs.


Related Topix: US Politics, Chris Christie, Bob Beauprez, US News, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Denver, CO, John Hickenlooper, Scott Walker, Nikki Haley

Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs

The weak link in the system seemed to be call centers that handled applications for thousands of consumers unable to get through online.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dave Camp, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Biden among Urban League meeting speakers in Ohio

Vice President Joe Biden's scheduled speech Thursday headlines the lineup of participants at the conference Wednesday through Sunday in downtown Cincinnati.


Related Topix: Ohio, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Joe Biden, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Barack Obama

WLKY-TV Louisville

Appeals courts differ on health care

It was a tale of two rulings -- the best of times and the worst of times for Obamacare in the federal appeals courts.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Tennessee, Orrin Hatch

Northern Michigan News

Senate, House on collision course on border money

Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for agreeing to any money.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, John McCain, Tom Harkin, Democrat


Justice Dept. suspends most poll-watching

For the first time in decades, voters in Georgia are going to the polls Tuesday without the chance of having Justice Department observers inside their polling places.


Related Topix: US Senate, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News

WAVE-TV Louisville

GOP voters in Georgia to decide Senate nominee

The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, Ron Paul


Lawsuit filed against Gov. Jindal over Common Core

Parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards are suing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, accusing him of illegally meddling in education policy.


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


Fla. GOP Rep Backs Gay Marriage Despite Personal Support for 'Traditional' Marriage

Rep. David Jolly announced his support for same-sex marriage on Monday even though he is Christian and believes in "traditional" marriage, the Washington Post reports.


Related Topix: US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, US House of Representatives, Gay/Lesbian, Representative Richard Hanna, Senator Rob Portman, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate