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1 hr ago | 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, US Senate, Lincoln Chafee, North Kingstown, RI, US Governors

3 hrs ago | WCAV

No 'Stand Down' Order in Benghazi Attack

The testimony of nine military officers undermines contentions by Republican lawmakers that a "stand-down order" held back military assets that could have saved the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans killed at a diplomatic outpost and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, World News, Africa, Libya, Hillary Clinton

3 hrs ago | 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, US Senate, John McCain

4 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Plan to keep highway aid flowing advances in House

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, US House of Representatives, 9, Earl Blumenauer, Democrat, US Senate, Ron Wyden, John Boehner

5 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Ex-US Rep. Akin defends 'legitimate rape' remarks

A former Missouri Republican congressman whose "legitimate rape" comments during the 2012 U.S. Senate campaign were roundly criticized now says he was wrong to apologize.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Todd Akin, US Senate, Democrat, Claire McCaskill, McCaskill, AR, Public Relations, Huckabee, Entertainment, Television

6 hrs ago | 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, US Senate, Democrat, John McHugh, US House of Representatives, Albany, NY, Barack Obama, History in the News

6 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Quest for Medal of Honor for Ny Wwi hero continues

Nearly 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack and saved a comrade from capture despite suffering serious wounds, Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McHugh, US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, History in the News, New York, African-American

7 hrs ago | EDGE

Indiana Won't Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

Indiana won't recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages that were performed before a federal court halted a lower-court's decision to lift the state's gay marriage ban, the governor's office said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Indiana, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors

8 hrs ago | News Max

Republican Intel Chief: Get Tougher on China

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday accused China of "gluttonous, naked aggression" in its drive to control territory and resources in the South China Sea.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Mike Rogers, US News

10 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Parts of US Capitol closed after incident

In a statement, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said the House would not convene at 10 a.m. EDT for morning business, but lawmakers were expected to convene at noon to begin legislative work.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, John Boehner

11 hrs ago | Daily World

Many roads, bridges in rural America in disrepair

Six states have 30% or more of their major rural roads with pavement in poor condition, and in five states, at least one-fifth of rural bridges are structurally deficient, a report released Thursday by a non-profit transportation group says.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Connecticut, Connecticut Government, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Virginia, Virginia Government, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Tom Corbett

15 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

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, US Senate, John Cornyn, Immigration Reform, Rick Perry, US Governors

16 hrs ago | The Tribune

Top Army brass defend troubled intelligence system

When Gen. John Campbell , the Army's vice chief of staff, appeared last year at a budget hearing on Capitol Hill, he cited his son's experiences as a soldier in Afghanistan to answer a senator's tough questions about a troubled intelligence technology system.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative John Campbell, US House of Representatives, Duncan Hunter, US Military, US Marine Corps

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

RNC in Ohio - and Portman as nominee?

When Sen. Rob Portman held a conference call with reporters to revel in Tuesday's announcement that Republicans would host their 2016 presidential nominating convention in Cleveland, one reporter asked an obvious question: Might this be an opportunity for one of Ohio's native sons -- say, for example, Portman -- to be the GOP nominee? Portman ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative David Joyce, Ohio

My FOX Chicago

Ind. state agencies told to ignore same-sex marriages

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's office is telling state agencies act as if no gay marriages had been performed during three days following a federal court order.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Gay/Lesbian

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, US Senate, John Cornyn, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, US Governors

Washington Examiner

Senators press for more sanctions on Russia

Democratic and Republican senators exasperated with the Obama administration's response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine threatened on Wednesday that Congress will act unilaterally on new sanctions.

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

KMIZ

Democratic senator skipping fundraiser with Obama

President Barack Obama says keeping the Democrats in control of the Senate is one of his top priorities this year.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Mark Udall, US Senate, Representative Cory Gardner, US House of Representatives, Colorado, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Sunherald.com

Boehner non-committal on Obama immigration plan

But the Ohio Republican also is being noncommittal on whether the House would vote to approve the president's request.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Barack Obama

ComputerWorld

Senate Intelligence Committee okays cybersecurity bill

The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee approved Tuesday a cybersecurity bill that would pave the way for sharing of information between government and the private sector on security threats.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, Saxby Chambliss, Privacy

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