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53 min ago | 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.


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

2 hrs ago | 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.


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

4 hrs ago | 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.


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

9 hrs ago |

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.


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

13 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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

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.


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.


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


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.


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

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.


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.


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

KHOU-TV Houston

Audubon leader says Kansas grouse plan won't work

A Kansas environmental leader is calling Gov. Sam Brownback's plan for a program to breed lesser prairie chickens in captivity "far-fetched."


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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Faster deportations? A possible border crisis deal

Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency request to address the immigration crisis on the nation's southern border.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate, John Boehner

Cape Wind seeks lease option for staging in RI

The developer of a planned wind farm off Cape Cod wants the option to lease land in Rhode Island for a staging and assembly area, the Quonset Development Corp. announced Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Lincoln Chafee, North Kingstown, RI, US Governors


No 'Stand Down' Order in Benghazi Attack

The testimony of nine military officers undermines contentions by Republican lawmakers that a "stand-down order" held back military assets that could have saved the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans killed at a diplomatic outpost and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, World News, Africa, Libya, Hillary Clinton

The Island Packet

ABC says O'Donnell is back on 'The View'

ABC announced Thursday, via Twitter, that O'Donnell will join Whoopi Goldberg on the nearly empty couch at the daytime chatfest.


Related Topix: The View, Entertainment, Television, Twitter, US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain

Plan to keep highway aid flowing advances in House

This April 9, 2014 file photo shows House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, US House of Representatives, 9, Earl Blumenauer, Democrat, US Senate, Ron Wyden, John Boehner