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51 min 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

51 min 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

1 hr 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

2 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

5 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

6 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

10 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

11 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

KHOU-TV Houston

Government made $100B in improper payments

By its own estimate, the government made about $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them - tax credits to families that didn't qualify, unemployment benefits to people who had jobs and medical payments for treatments that might not have been necessary.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, John Mica, US Politics, Tax

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

As farm interests line up against water regs, EPA officials begin the hard sell

The Environmental Protection Agency, admitting that "we haven't had the best relationship with the agriculture industry in the past," is beginning a push for a proposed new water rule that has generated strong opposition from farm communities.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Pat Roberts

KSFO AM 560

Pro-Pot Activists Hope to Roll Up Votes in 14 More States

As pot dealers in Washington sell their first legal joints Tuesday, marijuana activists are targeting as many as 14 more states over the next two years.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Oregon Government, Oregon, California, US Politics, US News, Representative Andy Harris, US House of Representatives

News Herald

Cleveland tops Dallas in bid to host Republicans in 2016

Cleveland won the backing of a Republican National Committee panel on Tuesday, all but guaranteeing the GOP's 2016 presidential pick will accept the party's nomination in perennially hard-fought Ohio.

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Related Topix: US News, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Ohio, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Senator Kay Bailey, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat

The Wichita Eagle

Fact Check: Grimes releases first negative TV ad

This June 29, 2014 file photo shows Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes speaking in Louisville, Ky.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, Louisville, KY, Medicare, Health, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Social Security, Personal Finance

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