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2 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

US rebukes Oklahoma for ditching school standards

The federal government on Thursday stripped Oklahoma of authority to decide how to spend $29 million in U.S. education funding because the state abandoned national academic standards known as Common Core, in a rebuke that a union official said could lead to teacher layoffs.

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

7 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

9 hrs ago | SFGate

Wife of Maryland U.S. Rep. Andy Harris dies

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, US House of Representatives

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KOAT-TV

Doc: Inmate in botched execution died from IV

A team of medical examiners has ruled that Oklahoma death row prisoner Clayton Lockett died from the state's lethal injection and not by heart attack.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, US Governors

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

Republicans seized on a news report Tuesday that raised questions about whether one of the Democrats' most vulnerable senators up for re-election actually resides in the state she represents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Cybercast News Service

No. 2 House Republican faces unlikely challenge

This photo taken May 21, 2014, provided by Tanya X. Leonzo shows Raul Garcia standing in a grape vineyard in Bakersfield, Calif.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Bakersfield, CA

Cybercast News Service

Famous barbecue restaurant dropping Oklahoma name

The nationally recognized Oklahoma Joe's Bar-B-Que restaurant in Kansas City, Kansas, plans to change its name by the end of the year to reflect that it hasn't had any connection to Oklahoma for 17 years, the co-owner of the business said.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Barack Obama, Chris Christie, US Governors

KOY-AM Tempe

Hillary's Got a Millennial Problem

Sure, projecting a winner in a presidential election a couple of years in advance is a mug's game.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Chris Christie, US Governors

WNDU-TV South Bend

ISTA urges Pence to seek accountability delay

Indiana's largest teachers union is urging Gov. Mike Pence to support freezing the state's education accountability system for one year because of changes in the ISTEP test.

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

News 4 Jax

McConnell: Shutdowns are a 'failed policy'

In his strongest words to date, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, tried to quash talk that he would allow another government shutdown if he becomes Senate majority leader next year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Senator Ted Cruz

KWQC-TV Davenport

Ex-lawmaker pleads guilty in GOP caucuses case

A former Iowa lawmaker has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his switch of support from one Republican presidential candidate to another before the 2012 caucus.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Representative Michele Bachmann

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Obama again faces question of congressional authorization for possible Syria strikes

One year ago, President Barack Obama was barrelling toward airstrikes in Syria when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval from congressional lawmakers.

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

ABC News

TV Station Pulls Anti-Shaheen Ads off Air

A super PAC's negative ads against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen were pulled off the air Wednesday after the New Hampshire Democrat's attorneys flagged inaccuracies in the spot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Scott Brown, Barack Obama

Fox News

GM Brings Cadillac SRX Production Back to U.S.

General Motors is moving production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to a factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, SUV, Cadillac SRX, Spring Hill, TN, US News, US Senate, US Politics, Bob Corker, Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet, Bill Haslam, US Governors, GMC, GMC Terrain

Daily Journal

Mom pleads for release of captive US journalist

The mother of an American freelance journalist held hostage and threatened with death by Islamic militants pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video message aimed directly at his captors.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Iraq, World News, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, US House of Representatives, University of Central Florida

KSWO

McAffrey, Russell hold lead in US House races

A state senator and an Iraqi war veteran were holding early leads in their parties' primary runoffs as election officials counted votes in an Oklahoma City-area congressional district.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma

WLOX-TV Biloxi

APNewsBreak: Jindal suing feds over Common Core

Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.

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

KWQC-TV Davenport

Boy hurt in California quake: 'I should be dead'

Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Charlie Crist, Rick Scott, Davis, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Cybercast News Service

Crist makes Florida comeback bid as 4 states vote

If there were any doubts that former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist would be accepted by Florida Democrats, they were cast aside as he overwhelmingly earned the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on a day when four states chose candidates for statewide office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Representative James Lankford, Florida, Florida Government

Tue Aug 26, 2014

NewsOK.com

GOP leader says Labor Dept. is wasting tax money

The chairman of a House panel is asking Labor Secretary Thomas Perez to turn over to Congress documents and information the lawmaker alleges will show "a pattern of wasteful spending and mismanagement" at the Labor Department.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Darrell Issa

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