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2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

See how they run: The 2016 presidential checklist

Here's the latest presidential prep checklist: Vice President Joe Biden: "If I decide to run, believe me, this would be the first guy I talk to.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

3 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Massachusetts Sen. Warren hits road for Democrats

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is quickly becoming a top Democratic fundraiser and campaign powerhouse, hitting the road on behalf of candidates in key races the party will need to win to retain control of the U.S. Senate in November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Scott Brown, Senator Al Franken, Senator Jeff Merkley, Sherrod Brown, Democrat

7 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

Perry: Paul 'isolationist policies' are 'curiously blind,' 'wrong'

Is Rick Perry previewing harsh political attacks against Rand Paul should the two potential 2016 presidential candidates square off in a debate over foreign policy? The Republican governor of Texas used those and other choice words against the Kentucky Republican senator in a Friday opinion piece that singularly trained political fire on Paul, by ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas, Prison, US National Guard, US Military

9 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sandra Fluke seeks wider influence in California

The former Georgetown University law student who gained national attention for being denied a chance to testify in Congress for health plan contraception coverage - and then was subjected to degrading comments by radio host Rush Limbaugh - is hoping to make public policy of her own.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Georgetown University, Rush Limbaugh, Los Angeles County, CA, US Senate, John McCain

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Congresswoman: Cut Foreign Aid To Pay For Children

A Republican congresswoman from Tennessee said the U.S. should cut aid to countries that are home to thousands of children who have crossed the border illegally to pay for the cost of caring for them.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Bridenstine, Marsha Blackburn, US Military, Fort Sill, US Army

The Washington Post

Candidate scraps shotgun-blast ad against Congress

A Democrat running for Congress in conservative central Washington has removed an online campaign video that showed him blasting an elephant-shaped piA ata with a shotgun.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Democrat, Doc Hastings

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Longing for a win, GOP gives Senate hopeful a big microphone

If you're a national political party salivating over the prospect of winning a seat that's long been in your opponent's hands, what should you do? Enter the Republican National Committee, Iowa GOP Senate nominee Joni Ernst -- and an address heard by millions around the country.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Chuck Grassley, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa

WFAA-TV Dallas

Mississippi agrees to extradite shooting suspect

The state of Mississippi has agreed to extradite a suspect in the gunfight that killed one person and injured nine others last month in the French Quarter of New Orleans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, Belle Chasse, LA, US Governors

WTVC

Rep. DesJarlais to Undergo Cancer Treatments

A spokesperson says that U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais' has been diagnosed with early-stage cancer in his neck.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais

Bradenton.com

Marijuana ads signal new strategy in push to legalize

WASHINGT0N -- In the topsy-turvy world of marijuana politics, conservative Republican Rep. Doc Hastings of Washington state is the unlikely hero of the moment, lauded for trying to protect medical pot users from federal arrest.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US News, US Politics, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, US House of Representatives, Cathy McMorris, Doc Hastings

Switched

House Backs Resolution Supporting Israel

Lawmakers endorsed the non-binding measure by a voice vote on Friday. It condemns Hamas for unprovoked rocket attacks on Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

NBC's "Meet the Press" - Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif; Reps. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and Joaquin Castro, D-Texas; former U.S. special Mideast envoy Martin Indyk.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Joaquin Castro, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Beto O'Rourke, Lamar Smith, Mike Rogers, Israel, World News, Middle East, Rick Perry, US Governors

KHOU-TV Houston

Pryor raises $1.5M over quarter for re-election

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor's campaign says he's raised $1.5 million over the past three months in his increasingly expensive and heated fight for a third term in a nationally watched raise.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton

WHAS11

ACLU asks Holder about Indiana gay marriages

Attorneys are asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to step in on behalf of hundreds of same-sex couples who were wed before a federal appeals court stayed an order striking down Indiana's gay marriage ban.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Gay/Lesbian, ACLU, US Governors, Louisville, KY

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

House Republicans vote for business tax cut

House Republicans, who fervently pound the podium against the deficit, didn't blink Friday at passing a whopping $287 billion business tax cut measure with no effort to pay for or offset that amount.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Small Business, Personal Finance, George Bush, Lloyd Doggett, Democrat, Sander Levin

Tri-cityherald.com

Lawmakers seek lower price for bill on vets' care

At the same time, deficit hawks fear that letting veterans turn more to providers outside the VA for health care could cost far more if Congress, under pressure from powerful veterans groups, decides to renew that program rather than let it expire in two years.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, Healthcare Law, Law, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

Northern Michigan News

Kansas senator's longevity gives GOP foe opening

Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts stoked the political brushfire he was hoping to smother during a recent Kansas City-area radio morning show.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Pat Roberts, Kansas, Eric Cantor, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran

KMBC-TV

White House puzzled over health care lawsuit

White House officials are scratching their heads over the decision by Republicans to sue President Barack Obama over his decision to delay a requirement in the health care law for businesses to provide coverage to employees.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

Sunherald.com

Judge rules Florida Legislature broke laws on maps

Circuit Judge Terry Lewis said in a 41-page ruling Thursday that legislators relied on GOP political operatives who worked in secret to craft the final political maps adopted in 2012.

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Related Topix: US News, Florida, Florida Government, US Politics, Representative Allen West, US House of Representatives, Thomas Allen, Democrat

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Auto worker union scores a win in the South

The organization said it will open a local chapter to represent workers at Volkswagen's only U.S. plant, in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bob Corker, Vanderbilt University, Bill Haslam, US Governors

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