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2 hrs ago | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Indiana teachers face new standards, revised test

With the school year underway, Indiana's teachers are still scrambling to bring themselves and their students up to speed on the state's new education standards only months before students take a revamped, high-stakes exam assessing their grasp of the new curriculum.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Education Etc.

6 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Obama's pre-election delay on immigration throws lawmakers on both sides off balance

President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has created uncertainty among advocates and lawmakers from both parties, barely two months before the November national elections.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Senator Marco Rubio

10 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

5 Things To Know About Elections In Massachusetts

Some Democrats have never forgiven Martha Coakley for her stunning loss to Republican Scott Brown in a 2010 special election to fill the seat of the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Tierney, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Edward Markey, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Scott Brown

13 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

This photo taken Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 shows hearings on legislation to repeal Common Core academic standards in the House Finance Hearing Room at Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio.

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Related Topix: Ohio, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Strongsville, OH

17 hrs ago | Denver Post

Perry, Paul bash Obama for 'no strategy' on Syria

Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky pounced Friday on President Barack Obama's "we don't have a strategy yet" comments about the violent militant faction attacking cities in Iraq - but other potential Republican 2016 presidential hopefuls laid off as they wowed the crowd at an influential conservative gathering.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas, Senator Rand Paul, Rick Perry, US Governors, Barack Obama

21 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

Rand Paul defends remarks about Clinton

Sen. Rand Paul on Friday defended his criticism of Hillary Clinton over the 2012 attack against a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

TheIndyChannel

Gov. Pence discusses presidency in Texas stop

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence jokes that he's heard the argument that the next president of the United States should be a governor -- and that he's "sympathetic" to it.

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

The Washington Post

GOP Sen. McConnell's campaign manager resigns

Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager is resigning as a result of a scandal involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, 2012 Presidential Election

Advocate-News

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

CBS' "Face the Nation" - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.; Reps. Peter King, R-N.Y., and Adam Smith, D-Wash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Peter King, US House of Representatives, Adam Smith, Democrat, Robert Menendez, Dutch Ruppersberger

Click Orlando

Judge dismisses Chris McDaniel challenge

A Mississippi judge has tossed out state Sen. Chris McDaniel's challenge to that state's June 24 GOP primary runoff results, ending another chapter in one of the most bitterly contested U.S. Senate primaries in recent memory and bringing longtime Sen. Thad Cochran one step closer to another term in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, African-American

Washington Times

At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

Nemmouche is a Frenchman who authorities say spent 11 months fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria before returning to Europe to act out his rage.

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

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

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

SFGate

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

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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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

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