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US commander: Taliban will test Afghans in 2015

Afghanistan's election stalemate this summer hurt progress in training the country's military, and resolving the political chaos will be key to that military's success in 2015, Marine Gen.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, US Politics, US News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Kos

Elections: Arizona, Florida, and Oklahoma primary liveblog #1

Tonight voters in Arizona and Florida go to the polls in their party primary, and Oklahoma will hold a runoff in races where no candidate cleared 50 percent in June .


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

The York Daily Record

Army officer killed at Gettysburg to get Medal of Honor

A Union Army officer who made his last stand at the Battle of Gettysburg is to be honored with the nation's highest military decoration 151 years after his death, the result of a decades-long push by his descendants and Civil War buffs.


Related Topix: History in the News, US Politics, US News, Delafield, WI


Maine Governor LePage embraces candor in campaign

Maine Gov. Paul LePage sometimes can't help mouthing off, once telling the NAACP to "kiss my butt," calling the IRS "the new Gestapo" and saying he wouldn't be afraid to tell President Barack Obama to "go to hell."

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, US Politics, US News

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Greek archaeologists enter large underground tomb

Maine Gov. Paul LePage sometimes can't help mouthing off, once telling the NAACP to "kiss my butt," calling the IRS "the new Gestapo" and saying he wouldn't be afraid to tell President Barack Obama to "go... Maine Gov. Paul LePage sometimes can't help mouthing off, once telling the NAACP to "kiss my butt," calling the IRS "the new Gestapo" and ... (more)


Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, US Governors, Paul LePage, US Politics, US News, Wedding, Immigration Reform

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Obama vows justice in murder of American

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: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, North Carolina Government, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina, US Senate, Democrat

Courier News

Report: U.S. Syria surveillance flights begin

U.S. surveillance flights over Syria have started with President Obama's go ahead, a step that will provide potential targets if airstrikes against Islamic State militants are approved.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, US Military, US Navy


Brown OKs bills on 'kill switch,' Obama presidency

The governor on Monday announced signing SB962 by Sen. Mark Leno, which makes California the first state to require smartphones to offer a "kill switch."


Related Topix: California Government, California, US Politics, US News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Election 2014: Gary Miller endorses Paul Chabot to succeed him

Gary Miller, 65, Republican, is the U.S. Representative for California's 31st Congressional District.


Related Topix: Gary Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Immigration Reform, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

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, Republican, US House of Representatives, Philadelphia, PA, John Boehner, 2012 Presidential Election

Daily Times

Kansas lawyer in battle against Obama on immigration : August 25, 2014,

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON As President Barack Obama prepares to announce major immigration policy changes, conservative attorney Kris Kobach is fighting a case in federal court he says has the potential to torpedo the president's plans.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Immigration Reform, US Politics

CBS Local

Immigration Looks To Be Leading Election Issue

For Republican Rep. Scott Perry, the influx of Central American children who have crossed illegally into the United States has propelled immigration to a top concern for voters in his heavily rural district far from the Texas border, eclipsing the new health care law and the federal deficit.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott Perry, 2012 Presidential Election, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Dempsey: We will act if Islamic group threatens US

This Aug. 20, 2014 file photo shows Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey speaking in New York.


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

Cybercast News Service

Obama back in DC amid crises; as if he never left

Indeed, this sultry month usually associated with the doldrums of summer has burdened modern presidents with personal, domestic or international crises.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Military, US Navy, Terrorism, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Daily Beast

Fact-Checking the Sunday ShowsBy PunditFact.com

Republicans say President Barack Obama's decision to pull U.S. armed forces out of Iraq created an incubator that allowed the Islamic State to thrive.


Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News


'Vacation' over, back to White House for Obama

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Oak Bluffs, MA

KXLY-TV Spokane

Republicans urge airstrikes in Syria

Republicans in Congress have begun their most forceful push yet in urging President Barack Obama to begin a military campaign into Syria to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Lindsey Graham

USA Today

Tax refunds may get hit due to health law credits

Who wants to think about taxes around Labor Day? You do, if you're getting a tax credit to help pay health insurance premium.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, Health, Tax, US Politics, US News

WOC-AM Davenport

Whoops! 9 Times Harry Reid Said 'The Wrong Thing '

Senate Majority Leader and totally lovable Harry Reid has apologized for making a few offensive asian jokes at an Asian Chamber of Commerce event Thursday.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Harry Reid, 9

Cybercast News Service

Sen. Rand Paul calls Hillary Clinton a 'war hawk'

Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton "a war hawk," Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Hard Choices, Books, George Bush, Ferguson, MO