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1 hr ago | 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

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

2 hrs ago | 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

The Las Vegas Sun

Obama: Iraq has regained control of Mosul dam

President Barack Obama hailed the recapture of Mosul dam Monday as a "major step forward" as a barrage of U.S. airstrikes helped Kurdish and Iraqi forces score the biggest victory of its counteroffensive against the Islamic State militants.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, US Politics, US News, US Military, US Air Force, US Navy

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Obama sending attorney general Holder to Missouri

Calling for understanding in the face of racially charged anger, President Barack Obama said Monday that the vast majority of protesters in a St. Louis suburb were peaceful, but warned that a small minority was undermining justice for the unarmed black man shot and killed by police.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors

News Max

Biden Welcomes Castro Amid 2016 VP Chatter

Biden presided over a ceremonial swearing-in for new Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

WYFF-TV Greenville

Hillary Clinton makes big political move, heads to Iowa

Hillary Clinton will headline Sen. Tom Harkin's Iowa Steak Fry next month, according to organizers, a move the steps up Clinton's political activity ahead of the 2016 presidential race.


Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Joe Biden, Barack Obama

The Washington Post

McCain, Brown: US foreign policy weak, ineffective

Arizona Sen. John McCain and New Hampshire Republican Senate hopeful Scott Brown say U.S. foreign policy is weak and ineffective under President Barack Obama.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Scott Brown

Norwalk Citizen News

Obama on family vacation with just part of family

In this Aug. 15, 2014, file photo, first lady Michelle Obama, left, bikes rides with President Barack Obama and daughter Malia Obama on the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest bike path outside of West Tisbury, Mass., during the Obama family vacation on the island of Martha's Vineyard.


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, US Politics, US News, West Tisbury, MA, US Military, Andrews Air Force Base, US Air Force

The Capital-Journal

Democrat sees path to upset in Kansas Senate race

Democrats' hopes for upsetting three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts rest on challenger Chad Taylor's belief that he can escape President Barack Obama's shadow, even in GOP-leaning Kansas.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Kansas, Shawnee County, KS

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Analysis: Teen births down in Miss., other states

Now, he says his administration deserves credit for chipping away at the problem.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Politics, US News, Family, Teenagers, Human Sexuality