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1 hr ago | 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

3 hrs ago | KION 46

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

3 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

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

8 hrs ago | EDGE

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

12 hrs ago |

Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum

The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Taylor, US Military, US Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

16 hrs ago | The Island Packet

FILE - This June 25, 2014, file photo shows a group of immigrants...

More than 57,000 youths, mostly from Central America, have crossed into the U.S. illegally since October.


Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Kids, Lindsey Graham, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives

16 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

GOP voters in Ga. to decide Senate nominee

After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to take control of the chamber.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government, Dollar General, Retail, Barack Obama

17 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

VA nominee McDonald goes before Congress

This June 2014 file photo shows President Barack Obama shaking hands with former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald, his nominee as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 21, 2014

News Observer

CBO: $25M of $3.7B border ask to be spent in 2014

30, a new study released Monday says. The Congressional Budget Office analysis assumes Obama's request for handling the border crisis won't be enacted until mid- to late-September.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Jeff Sessions

Judge tosses Wisconsin senator's health care suit

Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican, filed the lawsuit in January after the Office of Personnel Management decided months earlier that lawmakers and their staffs should continue to receive health care benefits covering about 75 percent of their premium costs after leaving the health insurance program for federal workers.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Health Insurance, Health, Small Business, Personal Finance

Surgery lands GOP candidate Johnson in hospital

Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson was resting after a successful procedure on Monday afternoon at Maple Grove Hospital.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Gary Johnson, Hennepin County, MN, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

Perry, who has not said whether he will seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016, spent the weekend talking to voters in Iowa, where he questioned President Barack Obama's commitment to securing the border and said Texas would do so if the federal government did not.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US News, Rick Perry, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military, US Politics, Lee Terry, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

KXLY-TV Spokane

TSA passenger security fee rises

Airline passenger security fees charged by the Transportation Security Administration are increasing because of the congressional budget deal passed in December.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Travel, Entertainment

Cybercast News Service

Committees, super PACs disclose June fundraising

The political parties, their campaign committees and super PACs faced a Sunday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how much operatives spent in June.


Related Topix: US News, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

WGAL-TV Lancaster

MH17: 8 unanswered questions

Amid the chaos and the grief, the politics and the finger pointing, we are no closer to answering some key questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The crash, which killed all 298 aboard, has turned a volatile Ukrainian region into a global problem.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Malaysia, Autos

Sun Jul 20, 2014

O-R Online

Pennsylvania lawmakers take more free, legal trips

U.S. House members from Pennsylvania and their staff accepted 41 privately paid trips so far this year, ranging from $20,000 in business-class airline tickets to Japan for Rep. Charlie Dent, left, and his wife to $300-a-night hotel rooms for congressional staff at a luxurious Las Vegas casino resort.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Tim Murphy, Representative Mike Kelly, Representative Patrick Meehan, Representative Tom Marino, Representative Keith Rothfus, Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel

Pasadena Star-News

US sharpens criticism of Hamas, urges cease-fire

In this Thursday, April 24, 2014, file photo, Secretary of State John Kerry speaks in Washington.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Lindsey Graham


Decision coming on bomber training area expansion

Air Force officials are expected to decide as soon as next month whether to go forward with an expansion of a bomber training area over the Northern Plains that would encompass an area larger than West Virginia.


Related Topix: US Military, Ellsworth Air Force Base, US Air Force, Minot Air Force Base, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Jon Tester, US Senate, Democrat


Kerry: 'Moment of truth' for Putin

The United States upped pressure on Vladimir Putin on Sunday over his response to the Malaysia Airlines jet shoot-down in eastern Ukraine, with Secretary of State John Kerry noting on CNN that it was a "moment of truth" for the Russian president.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Politics, Peter King, US House of Representatives