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39 min ago | The Washington Post

News Guide: Democrats top GOP campaign committees

Party-controlled campaign committees and outside groups faced a Wednesday deadline to report how much money they raised and spent last month.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014


POLL: Support for US Air Strikes in Iraq Jumps

After splitting evenly two months ago, a majority of Americans now support U.S. air strikes in Iraq but without additional credit to Barack Obama for ordering them.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News

Cybercast News Service

Judge: Justice Dept must provide list of documents

A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics

Cybercast News Service

Obama weighs broader move on legal immigration

President Barack Obama is considering key changes in the nation's immigration system requested by tech, industry and powerful interest groups, in a move that could blunt Republicans' election-year criticism of the president's go-it-alone approach to immigration.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics


Vargas, others appeal to Obama administration on deportations

Filmmaker and activist Jose Antonio Vargas and 10 others asked the U.S. government on Wednesday to halt deportation proceedings against undocumented immigrants like themselves who have strong and productive ties to the United States.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Rick Perry, US Governors


Barack Obama says U.S. won't stop confronting ISIS as terror group...

Users of the social media site Pinterest share photos of tattoos that just may cross the boundaries of good taste.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Rochester, NH


Chicago voters split on luring Obama presidential library

Less than half of those surveyed in a Chicago Tribune poll – 47 percent – said they favored the idea of using tax money to attract or build the library, while 45 percent said they opposed it and 8 percent were undecided.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Lincoln Park (Chicago, IL), US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Recreational Vehicle, Security

Athens Banner-Herald

Senate control could rest with well-funded women

Control of the Senate could lie in the fortunes of female candidates and the deep-pocketed donors, like former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who are sending piles of cash their way.


Related Topix: Control Group, US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Mary Landrieu

CBS Atlanta

Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich wants Alaskans to know he is one of them and an independent voice against President Barack Obama.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Ted Stevens, Republican, Alaska, Alaska Government

The Tribune

Israeli-US relations tested once again in Gaza war

When Israel completes its damage assessment from its latest war with Hamas , it may conclude that one of the biggest casualties was its all-important relationship with the United States.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

Tue Aug 19, 2014


California environmentalist shakes up Florida race

Former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer has put both Scott and the Florida Republican Party on the defensive, prompting them to hit back with their own ads attacking Steyer as a hypocrite.


Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors, Charlie Crist, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News


Concerns over prosecutor in Brown case

While protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, are demanding justice for the killing of Michael Brown by police, questions are being asked about the man who at the moment is responsible for pursuing any prosecution and whether he can be impartial.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law, St Louis County, MO, US Politics, US News

Brandon Sun

Car service startup Uber hires former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe

President Barack Obama's former campaign manager and White House senior adviser David Plouffe is joining car service startup Uber as it seeks to expand in cities worldwide.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

Hispanic Business

Eric Holder Bringing Civil Rights Reminders to Ferguson

Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could - by telling his own family story.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Prison, University of Alabama, US Politics, US News


Audit: 'Obamacare' tax not meeting revenue target

An "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according to a government audit released Tuesday.


Related Topix: Tax, US Politics

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

6 more journalists arrested in Ferguson protests

Six journalists were taken into custody while covering the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday and early Tuesday, aggravating what one press freedom group has called a "concerted, top-down effort to restrict the fundamental First Amendment rights of the public and the press."


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News

WFTV Orlando

Emanuel's critics scurry to find 2015 challenger

In this Oct. 11, 2010, file photo Rahm Emanuel shakes hands along the route of the annual Columbus Day parade as he prepares to run for mayor in Chicago.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Rahm Emanuel

Daily Kos

Photographer Scott Olsen has been arrested

He is the one who took this iconic photo, for which he will win a Pulitzer if there is any justice in the world: Chris Hayes just reported on MSNBC that Olson was arrested for going beyond an area where the police were trying to cordon off the media.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Michelle Obama

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Cybercast News Service

In new book, Ryan takes on stubborn GOP orthodoxy

As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. Paul Ryan looked around at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Social Security, Personal Finance, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Healthcare Law, Law

The News Tribune

In new book, Ryan takes on stubborn GOP orthodoxy

HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 12:01 A.M. EDT AND THEREAFTER ON TUESDAY, AUG. 19, 2014 - This image provided by Twelve Books shows the cover of Rep. Paul Ryan's, R-Wis., new book.


Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Social Security, Personal Finance, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate