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3 hrs ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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.


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

4 hrs ago | 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.


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

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.


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

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Pryor invokes Ebola outbreak in new TV attack ad

Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor invoked the Ebola outbreak in a new television ad unveiled this week criticizing his Republican rival over a vote against medical disaster funding, injecting fears about the deadly disease into an already intense race.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The Republic

Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues

His standing with veterans damaged by scandal, President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his administration's response to Veterans Affairs lapses that delayed health care for thousands of former service members, but conceded more needed to be done to regain their trust.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Richard Burr, US Military, US Air Force


Madeline Albright endorses Grimes for Senate

Albright was the first woman to become Secretary of State when former President Bill Clinton appointed her in 1997.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Mitch McConnell


Brownback blasts Davis on education funding vote

Incumbent Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says his Democratic challenger's opposition to a school funding bill this year shows that Paul Davis isn't the right person to lead the state.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Obama approves Syria reconnaissance flights

U.S. President Barack Obama has authorized reconnaissance flights over Syria as ISIS militants continue to gain ground in the war-ravaged nation, a U.S. official told CNN.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Lindsey Graham


Voters in Florida, 3 other states head to polls

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is set to find out how much momentum he has for a political comeback, as Democratic primary voters decide whether to nominate the former Republican for a chance to reclaim his old job.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Representative James Lankford, US House of Representatives, Peter Shumlin, Tom Coburn

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Crews now fracking at Pittsburgh International Airport

The start of natural gas drilling near the Pittsburgh International Airport is being cheered by Pennsylvania politicians from both parties.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Tim Murphy, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Mining, Consol Energy, Autos

Evening Sun

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio boosts SC Republicans

Confronted several times by hecklers demanding immigration reform, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio told attendees at a Republican fundraising barbecue that no country has been more generous to people from elsewhere than the United States.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jeff Duncan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Jim DeMint

Deal looks to allow computing as core requirement

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the State Board of Education to allow high school students to count computer programming courses toward fulfilling a core requirement for their diplomas.


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Science, Computer Science, Education Etc., Computers

CBS News

Opponent of scandal-plagued Rep. Scott DesJarlais concedes primary

The Republican state senator who challenged scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais conceded his 38-vote primary loss to the incumbent on Monday, saying he decided not to challenge the results.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, David Scott, Democrat, Robert Scott, Tennessee, Lincoln Davis

WHJJ-AM Providence

The Tea Party Governor Backlash of 2014

To an exhausted electorate, the final midterms of the Obama presidency are failing to drive much mainstream excitement, and no clear national themes have emerged despite the high-stakes fight for the Senate.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Mitch McConnell, Pat McCrory, US Governors

The Beaumont Enterprise

Immigration shaping up as leading election issue

This July 18, 2014, file photo shows protestors in Philadelphia demonstrating near the Consulate of Mexico in support of immigrants recently entering the United States via Mexico.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, US House of Representatives, Philadelphia, PA, John Boehner, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Immigration shaping up as a leading election issue

Republican Congressman Scott Perry says immigration has become a top concern for voters in his southeast Pennsylvania district in light of the crisis of Central American children on the Texas border.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Islamic State biggest threat since 9/11, officials say

The Islamic State presents the greatest terrorist threat to Americans since 9/11, and fighting it will take more than air strikes in Iraq, according to a top member of Congress and a retired four-star general.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US News, US Politics, Michael McCaul, US House of Representatives

The Times of Israel

Bishop: Slain US journalist opened our eyes

Slain US journalist James Foley was living his faith by bringing images to the world of people suffering from war and oppressive regimes, a Roman Catholic bishop said Sunday at a Mass in his honor.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Maggie Hassan, US Governors


As vacation winds down, Obama faces calls for stronger leadership on ISIS

On President Barack Obama's last day of a troubled vacation, politicians criticized his leadership and called for action in the growing threat of terrorist group ISIS.


Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Lindsey Graham